GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

ROSEDALE GARDENS,8037 PHILADELPHIA ROAD,BALTO, MD 

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE August 28, 2014, LUNCH AT NOON, MEETING TO FOLLOW

 


Prayer: Joyce Bowyer

 

Lunch Served

 

Minutes of July 24, 2014 the meeting # 470 was called to order by the  President: Tim Stansbury

 

Pledge of Allegiance led by: Mark Bowyer

 

OFFICERS:

 

 

Tim Stansbury PRESIDENT P
Skip Shiflett VICE PRESIDENT P
Tom Sommerville TREASURER P
Mary Conrad SECRETARY P
Leo Heid BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Clara Musick BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Chuck Miller BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Dottie  Miller BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Jim Smedley BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Al Tynan BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Don Funke TRUSTEE P
Marge Stock TRUSTEE P
Mark Bowyer SGT AT ARMS P

 

MINUTES of June 26, 2014 meeting were approved

 

TREASURER'S REPORT: Tom Sommerville

 

Month of  June, 2014

 

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
18,485.40
RECEIPTS
$
363.00
EXPENSES
$
516.32
BALANCE
$
18,332.08
PETTY CASH
$
100.00
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

18,432.08

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

As of today, we have not heard if anyone from GM White Marsh is planning to attend the 40th year Salaried Retirees Club celebration.

 

BOWLING: Dave Lambert-N/A

 

HISTORIAN: Skip Shiflett- N/A

 

WAYS & MEANS: Clara Musick

 

Clara has the tickets for the anniversary celebration. As of the meeting we have 89 people planning to attend. The affair will be open seating.

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock 410-563-4931.

 

We had 3 past members pass this month: Frank Clary in June, Bill Totten July 12th, and Jack Baker July 14th.  Get well cards were sent to:  Joan Komin, Tim Stansbury and Bob Collins.  Joan Komin is in Future Care (for rehab), 1046 Old North Point Rd. Baltimore, MD 21222 Room 117.

 

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 July GUYS & DOLLS;    

 

Bill Atkins,Gus Economides, John Eltringham, Bill Gibson, Eugene Grden, George Johnson, Jeanette Karras, Robert Kelley, Phil Kemp, Al Komin, Connie Kozak, MaryLou Lambert, Mary Marsiglia, Daniel McCann, George Mister, Ray Musick, Don Myers, Thomas O'Keefe, Jean Pasterfield, Joe Rozanski, Lucille Shaver, George Staso, Phyliss Staso,Eustace Steidtmann, Charles Weaver, Richard Wyatt, Joanne Zarachowicz.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBRATING THEIR DAY IN July:

 

Dan & Dottie Abel, Thomas & Joyce Ronci, Joseph & Marsha Velli.

                                               

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Leo Heid.- N/A

 

MEMBERSHIP: Bonnie Vojik-410-866-8725-N/A  

 

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 bonvoj@comcast.net

 

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

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE: N/A

 

CAKES: Darlene Dail-410-252-4746

 

We Need At Least 5 Cakes Each Month!!.

 

Thanks to all who donated cakes in July:Peggy Horwath, Marge Stock, Sheila Gill, Don Funke. Clara Musick, Aili Kreek.

 

Thanks in advance to all who are to donate in  August :  Dottie Ensor, Dave Dickey, Jerry Finley, Joe Rozanski, Gloria Reibert

 

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

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

GM Posts Best June Sales Since 2007

GM delivered 267,461 vehicles in the U.S. in June. Total sales were up 1% compared to last year. Retail sales were up 1% and fleet sales up 2%. GM's total sales were up 9%.

 

Highlights

Buick had its best June since 2006.  Deliveries were up 18%, driven by an 82% increase in Encore deliveries, 33% increase for LaCrosse, 26% for Regal and 5% for Enclave.

GMC also had its best June since 2006. Deliveries up 11% driven by demand for the Yukon, up 120%, as well as the Yukon XL, up 70%; the Terrain, up 8%; the Savana, up 129%.

Deliveries of the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic were up 19% and 36% respectively.

Deliveries of the Chevrolet Tahoe we up 93% and the Suburban were up 73%. Traverse up 3% and Silverado up 1%.

Cadillac sales up, with Escalade up 57% and SRX up 19%. It was Cadillac's best June since 2008, and 57% of customers didn't trade in a Cadillac.

GM's average transaction prices (ATPs) were in line with April & May, with higher pickup, SUV & Cadillac ATPs offsetting declines among cars and crossovers, according to mid-month J.D. Power PIN estimates.

For the second quarter, ATPs were up about $800 per unit versus the first quarter. Calendar year to date, ATPs are up about $2,700 compared with a year ago.

Incentive spending as a percentage of ATP was 10.9%, up 0.2 points from a year ago, according to J.D. Power PIN estimates. the industry average for June was 9.7%, also up 0.2 points from a year ago.

 

GM Delivered 2.5 Million Vehicles Globally in Q2

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) sold 2,505,889 vehicles around the world in the second quarter of 2014, with year-over-year sales in the U.S. and China up 7% and 8% respectively. Total sales were up one-half percent in the second quarter. in the first half, GM sold 4,921,928 vehicles up 1.4%.

 

Another GM Recall

 

On Wednesday, GM announced it was recalling 718,000 cars and trucks for a variety of different problems. They ranged from a broken screw that could cause front seats to move up and down freely to problems with the power steering to problems with some welds.  GM has recalled nearly 30 million vehicles since the start of the year.

 

GOOD OF THE CLUB: ( My Time) N/A

 

MEETING DATE;  August 28th. Menu: Lasagne, with salad. .

 

QUOTE OF THE MOTH:

 

Life is not the way it's supposed to be...it's the way it is...The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.   Unknown.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: N/A.

 

ADJOURNED: 1:00 pm

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 54

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 was won by : Darlene Dail--$40.00.

 

IN CASE IF ILLNESS OR DEATH;

 

Contact Marge Stock 410-563-4931or Angela Thomas 410-969-2851

Submitted by: Mary Jane Conrad, rec.sec.