GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

ROSEDALE GARDENS, 8037 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE April 27, 2017, LUNCH AT NOON, MEETING TO FOLLOW

PRAYER:  Donald Funke

 

LUNCH SERVED

 

MINUTES:  March 23, 2017 meeting # 497 was called to order by the Vice-President: Skip Shiflett

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Tom Sommerville

 

OFFICERS IN ATTENDANCE:

 

 

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

  

MINUTES:   February 23, 2017 were approved

 

Treasurers Report: Tom Sommerville

 

Month 0f February 2017

 

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
10,704.36
RECEIPTS
$
2,813.00
EXPENSES
$
582.56
BALANCE
$
12,934.80
PETTY CASH
$
45.07
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

12,979.87

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

N/A

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett

N/A

 

WAYS & MEANS:  Clara Musick

 

So far we have approximately 155 people coming to the Bull roast.  We have plenty of tickets available at the door. Please keep trying to get friends and neighbors to attend. We have some great prizes.

The roast is scheduled for Sunday, April 2, 2017. Music by: On the Edge, time 1pm—5pm, cost $42.00.

 

Jim Smedley reported that the 50/50 sales are not great. Sales are down from last time.  He thanked everyone who returned their money and stubs.

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE:  Marg Stock

 

410-563-4931. Angie Thomas 410-969-2851. Contact Marg or Angie if you know of any sick or deceased members, so cards can be sent on the clubs behalf. Please remember the sick & deceased members in your prayers.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR March GUYS & DOLLS:

 

Betty Bonner, Agatha Czyz, Ronald Dahl, Russell Goble, Dorothy Heid, Robert Holthaus, Vivian Johnson, Dave Lambert, Audrey Maxfield, John Roras, Margie Stock, Greg Surdel, Al Webster, Dorothy Webster.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO OUR March COUPLES:

 

Marie Akers & Fred Faber, Mark & Joyce Bowyer, Robert & Phyllis Kelly, Nelson & Eileen

Weller.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Clara Musick

 

Clara scheduled a Board of Directors meeting for next month, April 27th at 11:00am.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Bonnie Vojik 410-866-8725 or

 

E-mail:  bonvoj@comcast.net  Make check payable to:  G.M. Salaried Retiree Club, C/O Bonnie Vojik 8003 Caradoc Drive, Baltimore, MD 21237

Bonnie is now collecting 2017 dues.

Please check your records, if you have not paid your 2017 dues, please do so ASAP.

 

We now have 129 paid members.

 

HOT LINE:  AL Komin

All doing well.

 

NEWSLETTER MAIL:  Olin Conrad 410-687-0987

N/A

 

TRAVEL: 

The club would like someone to look into organizing travel trips.

 

GM NEWS:

 

“We are very pleased that together, GM, our valued colleagues at Opel/Vaushall and PSA have created a new opportunity to enhance the long-term performance of our respective companies by building on the success of our prior alliance”, said Mary Barra, GM chairman and chief executive officer.

 

For GM, this represents another major step in the ongoing work that is driving our improved performance and accelerating our momentum. We are reshaping our company and delivering consistent results for our owners through disciplined allocations to our higher-return investments.

 

In 2016 GM was the industry fastest growing full line Automaker on a retail sales basis, and Chevrolet has been the fastest growing full line brand for two consecutive years.

 

Sales for February was up 4 to 5%.

 

2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan has an EPA 52mpg.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Dale Wajbel plans to be back for the next meeting.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING:  April 27, 2017

 

Menu:  Fried Chicken, Country Green Beans & Augratin Potatoes.

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH:

 

Success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile.

 

ADJOURNED: 1:00p.m.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 38

 

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: JoAnn Retz--$33.00

 

Submitted by: Mary Jane Conrad, rec. secretary.