GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS 9124 LENNINGS LANE BALTO, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE JULY 28,2011 AT NOON


 

 

MINUTES OF June 23,2011 THE MEETING #436 WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT JIM SMEDLEY AT NOON

 

OPENING CEREMONIES:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE LED BY: MARK BOWYER.

PRAYER BY:  JOYCE BOWYER

 

OFFICERS:

   

JIM SMEDLEY PRESIDENT P
SKIP SHIFLETT VICE PRESIDENT P
MARY JANE CONRAD SECRETARY P
TOM SOMMERVILLE TREASURER A
ED WATTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CLARA HUNT BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
CHUCK MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
DOTTIE MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
LEO HEID BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
JEAN EBSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
RICK MARINE TRUSTEE P
JOHN ELTRINGHAM TRUSTEE P
BILL BRANNAN TRUSTEE P
MARK BOWYER SGT AT ARMS P

 

 

MINUTES OF May 26,2011MEETING WERE APPROVED.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT:

TREASURER:  Tom Sommerville

 

N/A--Tom will give a two month report at the next meeting.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

Today we will go over the By-Law changes after all the committees have reported.

 

BOWLING:  Boots Onorato 410-882-1558 

 

Bowling is over for the season. Boots has done another great job.

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett 

 

N/A.

 

WAYS & MEANS:   Clara Hunt   

 

N/A.

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock-410-563-4931.

 

Marge mailed get well cards to Dave Dickey, who is recovering at home, Dick Cushing, who is recovering at home, and Freda Helinski who is in ICU at Howard Hospital. Betty Nagel is doing better, the skin grafts seem to be taking on her legs. Rick Daw is requesting prayers, he has skin cancer.

Please call Marge if you know of anyone sick or deceased so she can send a card.. 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR JUNE GUYS & DOLLS:

 

Dan Abel, Walt Callahan, Larry Dernetz, Barbara Dersch, David Dickey,Jr., Jerry Kellner, Jim Phillips, Al Reiter, Doug Roloff, Frances Roth, Josephine Santoro, Jim Smedley, Angela Thomas, Eileen Weller, Bill Wilking.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBERATING THEIR DAY IN JUNE:

 

William & Sophia Bartenfelder, Peter & Despina Coutros, Patricia & Tom Flynn, Al & Joan Komin, Dave & Mary Lou Lambert, Clyde & Mary Schafer, Jim & Gloria Smedley, George & Phyliss Staso, Joe & Joanne Zarachowicz.

 Anyone interested in going on the overnight bus trip to Dover Downs & Midway Casinos in October call Marge.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Ed Watts 

 

The board had a meeting and reviewed the By-Law changes.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Bonnie Vojik- 410-866-8725 

 

Dues are now Due-- dues are $15.00per member ($30.00 if both retiree and spouse are members.)

 

Send to: Bonnie Vojik, 8003 Caradoc Drive Baltimore, MD 21237.

 

Bonnie wished to thank everyone who sent her cards and called during her recovery.

We now have 285 paid members.

 

HOT LINE:  Chuck Reibert  -410-866-5385

 

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MAILING & NEWSLETTER: Betty Bonner-410-488-4877

 

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TRAVEL COMMITTEE: 

 

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CAKES: Darlene Dail-410-252-4746

 

We Need At Least 5 Cakes Each Month!!

 

Darlene will circulate the book around for those interested to sign up for cake donations starting in September.

 

Thanks to all who donated cakes in June:

 

Jerry Finley, Mary Onorato, Peggy Horwath,, Isabelle Burrell, Mary Jane Conrad, Ron Ferguson, Jeri Skunda, Skip Shiflett.

 

Thanks in advance to all who are to donated in July:

 

Mary Lou Lambert, Betty Bonner, Isabelle Burrell, Elaine Francik, Sheila McGill, Marge Stock.

 

Please notify Darlene if you cannot bring your scheduled donation so other arrangements can be made. Thank you!

 

PRESENTATION OF BILLS:  N/A

 

NEW BUSINESS: N/A

 

GOOD OF THE CLUB:

 

Jim welcomed new & infrequent members.

 

Last month our Board of Directors which consists of Board Members and the Vice President and President approved the changes to the By-Laws.  We will  now review the By-Laws. If you have any questions, or are opposed to a change please speak up so we can open up a discussion.  Membership can vote against a change and override the decision of the Board with  a majority vote.  After Jim read the revised By-Laws and some discussion, the membership present voted to approve the By-Laws.  The By-Laws will be posted on our website shortly for everyone to read.

 

 MEETING DATES: 

 

July 28,2011--cold cuts & salads

 

QUOTE OF THE MOTH:

 

Man has never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

 

ADJOURNED :12:35 PM

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  48

 

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 was won by: Tom Kosick--$46.00.

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH:

 

Contact Marge Stock 410-563-4931 or Betty Bonner 410-488-4877

 

 

Submitted by:  Mary Jane Conrad, Sec