GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND
ROSEDALE GARDENS,8037 PHILADELPHIA ROAD,BALTO, MD
THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE May 22, 2014, LUNCH AT NOON, MEETING TO FOLLOW
Prayer: Joyce Bowyer
Minutes of April 24, 2014 the meeting # 467 was called to order by the Vice- President: Skip Shiflett
Pledge of Allegiance led by: Mark Bowyer
MINUTES of March 27, 2014 meeting were approved
TREASURER'S REPORT: Tom Sommerville
Month of February 2014
Still working out the details concerning the Anniversary Dance scheduled for August 3rd.
BOWLING: Dave Lambert
Dave Lambert said they have 6 more weeks of bowling.
HISTORIAN: Skip Shiflett-
The contact person they had with BMI no longer works there. Waiting to hear from new contact.
WAYS & MEANS: Clara Musick
Thanked everyone who helped make the bull roast a success. Angie was applauded for all the items she made for the flower wheel
SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock 410-563-4931.
We had one past member pass. Marie Bauer on 4/12/14. Dottie Graves is in rehab at Perring Parkway Nursing Ctr. 1801 Westworth Room 23 Balto., MD 21234--phone 410-663-7542.
Please remember the sick and deceased members in your prayers. Please contact Marge or Angie if you know of any sick or deceased members so cards can be sent from the club.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR April GUYS & DOLLS;
William Bethke, Thelma Brown, Jane Jenkins, Ken Ness, Marshall Nuckols, Loyd Sawyers, Gerald Selig, Gloria Smedley, Dale Wajbel, Barbara Waller, Brenda Warnick.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBRATING THEIR DAY IN April:
Nancy & Thomas Rockstroh, Dale & Barbara Wajbel, Charles & Linda Zeberlein.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Leo Heid.-
Working on the Anniversary Dance details.
MEMBERSHIP: Bonnie Vojik-410-866-8725
Al Komen announced for Bonnie. We now have 195 paid members. That is 42 less than last year. Al looked thru old records and found that there are 75 past members living in the area that no longer join the club. We will be sending out letters to these people asking them to come join the club. We have a new member Ed Bailey.
IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY PA ID DUES FOR 2014,PLEASE SEND IN NOW. Dues are $15.00 per member ($30.00 if both retiree and spouse are members.) Do Not Combine with any other payment. Make check payable to:
G.M. Salaried Retiree Club
C/O: Bonnie Vojik
8003 Caradoc Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237.
Any questions call Bonnie:410-866-8725 or E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please all out of town members and members unable to attend the meeting send in your notes to Bonnie Vojik at the above address
HOT LINE: Al Komin-N/A
MAILING NEWSLETTER: Olin Conrad-410-687-0987- N/A.
Harrington Casino and Dover Downs trip. We depart at 9:00AM for Harrington Casino on Tuesday, May 6th. Pick-up at Rosedale Gardens, 8037 Philadelphia Rd. in BACK, pick -up time is 8:30.
CAKES: Darlene Dail-410-252-4746
We Need At Least 5 Cakes Each Month!!.
Thanks to all who donated cakes in April:
Marge Stock, Angie Thomas, Peggy Horwath, Darlene Dail, Joyce Scheper & Marge Roloff.
Thanks in advance to all who are to donate in May:
Dotty Ensor, Dave Dickey, Sheila Gill, Isabelle Burrell, Ron Ferguson, Jeri Skunda.
Please notify Darlene if you cannot bring your scheduled donation, so other arrangements can be made. Thank you!
GM to seek court protection against ignition suits. GM said it would ask a U.S. bankruptcy court to bar plaintiffs from proceeding with lawsuits against them for claims related to any actions before it filed for bankruptcy in 2009. GM said it would shortly file a motion in the Bankruptcy court for the Southern District of New York to enforce an injunction contained in its sale order, which the company said bars plaintiffs from suing the reorganized company for any claims related to the predecessor company.
Making Trax: Chevrolet Bringing Small SUV to U.S. Market Chevrolet announced it will bring the Trax small utility vehicle to the U.S. market for the 2015 model year. The Trax, named after a 2007 Concept vehicle, has been on sale in Canada and Mexico since late 2012.
GM Issues More Recalls, Now More Than 5 Million Vehicles Involved. Keeping to
their word of taking no chances with potential safety issues, GM announced additional recalls late Friday. Unrelated to the company's recent ignition switch recall, bring the total amount of recalled GM products to over five million vehicles. In an effort to keep up with the recall , we've compiled a list.
Ignition Switch Recall
Impact:2.6 million vehicles, Vehicles Involved: 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2005-2010 Pontiac G5/Pursuit, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2003-2007 Saturn ION, 2007-2010 Saturn Sky.
Side Airbag Wiring Harness
Impact: 1.18 million vehicles, Vehicles Involved: 2008-2013 Buick Enclave, 2009-2013 Chevrolet Traverse, 2008-2013 GMC Acadia, 2008-2010 Saturn Outlook.
Noncompliant Instrument Panel
Impact:303,000 vehicles, Vehicles Involved:
2009-2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana Commercial vans.
Brake Booster Pump Corrosion
Impact:63,900 vehicles, Vehicles Involved:
2013-2014 Cadillac XTS
Fractured Front Axle Shafts
Impact:172,000 Vehicles, Vehicles involved:
2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L Turbo
Transmission Cooler Line Leak
Impact:490,200 vehicles, Vehicles Involved:
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban, 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2015 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL.
GOOD OF THE CLUB: ( My Time)
Ed Kidd started in 1958. He worked in many different areas over the years. He was involved in starting the plant softball league and the plant golf league. He made many life long friends. In 1990 after 31 years of service, he was offered and accepted a retirement. He now resides in Calabash, North Carolina with his wife Rose Marie.(We appologize to Ed, we did not have a working microphone and could not record his talk).
MEETING DATE; May 22, 2014.
QUOTE OF THE MONTH:
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched--they must be felt with the heart." Hellen Keller
Someone left a sports jacket size 42R, gray tweed at Rosedale Gardens. Please claim your jacket.
ADJOURNED: 1:00 pm
MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 55
50/50 was won by : Richard Cushing --$45.00
IN CASE IF ILLNESS OR DEATH;
Contact Marge Stock 410-563-4931or Angela Thomas 410-969-2851
Submitted by: Mary Jane Conrad, rec.sec.