GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS 9124 LENNINGS LANE BALTO, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE September 22,2011 AT NOON


 

MINUTES OF August 25, 2011 THE MEETING #438 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 p
ED WATTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CLARA HUNT BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CHUCK MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
DOTTIE MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
LEO HEID BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
JEAN EBSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
RICK MARINE TRUSTEE P
JOHN ELTRINGHAM TRUSTEE A
BILL BRANNAN TRUSTEE A
MARK BOWYER SGT AT ARMS P

 

MINUTES OF July 28,2011MEETING WERE APPROVED.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT:

TREASURER:  Tom Sommerville

 

 

CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE 7/1/11
$13,171.06
 
TOTAL RECEIPTS
$268.47
 
TOTAL EXPENSE
$663.55
 
PETTY CASH
$200.00
 
TOTAL ASSETS 7/31/11
$12.776.00
 

   

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

N/A

 

BOWLING:  Boots Onorato 410-882-1558 

 

Bowling starts the 1st Tuesday after Labor Day.

Cost $14.00 which includes the cost of  bowling and prize money.

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett 

 

N/A.

 

WAYS & MEANS:   Clara Hunt   

 

Entertainment books are in. They cost $24.00.

 

BJ's membership applications will be available at the front desk after the meeting.  Our cost to join this year is going up to $40.00, regular membership went to $50.00.

 

The cost of the crab feast will be announced next month. Having our chicken dinner today any leftovers will be sold.

 

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

 

Marge mailed get well cards to: John Eltringham, who is recovering at home.  Henry Marshall, his new address is 4300 Cardwell Ave. Apt. 118, Baltimore, Maryland 21236, and Mary Cuprik who is in John Hopkins Bayview Hospital room 422A.

 

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

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR August GUYS & DOLLS:

 

Gloria Banz, John Burlage, Isabelle Burrell, Marlene Coleman, Despina Coutros, Richard Cushing, Shelby Dahl, Darlene Dail, Harry Davis, Jean Ebsworth, Elaine Francik, Dottie Graves, Gary Landon, Elizabeth Malinowski, Frank Mechlinski, Otto Wahl, Jacqueline Watts.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBERATING THEIR DAY IN August:

 

Ronald & Shelby Dahl, George & Vivian Johnson, Tom & Marion McDonough.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Ed Watts 

 

Ed would like to have a short Board of Directors meeting next month after the club meeting.

 

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.

 

 

HOT LINE:  Chuck Reibert  -410-866-5385

 

N/A

 

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

 

Al Crockett has moved, his new address is: 3013 Troyer Road, WhiteHall, Maryland 21161.

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE: 

 

Marge Stock announced those going on the  Dover Downs & Midway Casinos Trip in October should park their vehicles on the upper part of the Turners Hall parking lot. We will be leaving at 9:00am.You should check in between 8:30 and 9:00.

 

CAKES: Darlene Dail-410-252-4746

 

We Need At Least 5 Cakes Each Month!!

 

We need more cakes for October.

 

Thanks to all who donated cakes in August:

 

Ray Musick, Dottie Ensor, Dave Dickey, Betty Bonner, Mary Marsiglia and Marge Roloff.

 

Thanks in advance to all who are donating in September:

 

Joyce Scheper, Betty Bonner, Don Funke, Elaine Francik, Isabelle Burrell and Mary Jane Conrad.

 

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.

 

The By-Laws were posted on our website a few days ago. Thanks to Nelson Weller and Al Komin for doing that. I have some hard copies up on the table for those who do not have internet access.

 

Mary Marsiglia made a public service announcement:  Mary's son-in-law had to be hospitalized for several days because of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which is an infectious disease brought on by a specific type of bacteria carried by ticks. Please after you are outside always check your children, yourselves and your animals for ticks. 

 

 MEETING DATES: 

 

September 22,2011--pizza

 

Reminder there is no club meeting in December!!

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH

 

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

 

ADJOURNED :12:12 PM

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  53

 

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 was won by: Marge Stock--$44.00

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH:

 

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

 

 

Submitted by:  Mary Jane Conrad, Sec