GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

                                             NEXT MEETING:  August 24, 2017

                                             LUNCH AT NOON & MEETING TO FOLLOW


 

 PRAYER: Joyce Bowyer

 

LUNCH SERVED

 

MINUTES:  July 27, 2017 meeting # 501 was called to order by Vice President Skip Shiflett

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Jim Smedley

 

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

MINUTES:  June 27, 2017 were approved

 

Treasurers Report: Tom Sommerville

 

Month of June 2017

 

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
12,641.44
RECEIPTS
$
313.00
EXPENSES
$
474.88
BALANCE
$
12,479.56
PETTY CASH
$
35.07
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

12,514.63

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

Still looking for anyone interested in filling the position of Sgt. of Arms.

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett

 

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WAYS & MEANS:  Clara Musick

 

Clara brought in BJ’s membership applications. The cost is $35.00 instead of last years $40.00.

 

Clare is already working on the Bull & Shrimp roast scheduled for October 29, 2017. This roast is going to be a Costume Party, costumes optional. Food 1-4pm. Music by Impulse 1-5pm. Beer & Setups. Cost $45.00 per person. Prize money for costume contest-4 categories.

 

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 prayer.

We lost one member, George W. Elbon. Card was sent to family and notice in paper.   

 

Please remember Bonnie Vojik’s family in your prayers. Her son-in-law John Batus passed away suddenly on Saturday. He was her youngest daughters husband.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR JULY GUYS & DOLLS:

Bill Atkins, Gus Economides, John Eltringham, George Johnson, Robert Kelley, Phil Kemp, Al Komin, MaryLou Lambert, Agatha Luca, Mary Marsiglia, Daniel McCann.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO OUR JULY COUPLES;

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

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Clara Musick

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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 151 paid members, 20 less than last year.

 

HOT LINE:  AL Komin

 

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NEWSLETTER MAIL: Olin Conrad—410-687-0987

 

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TRAVEL:

 

The club needs someone to look into organizing travel trips.

 

GM NEWS:

 

GM reported $3.5 billion in profits for North America, but its U.S. car sales are down more than 18% so far this year. Company plans on shutting down production at some of its factories.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Please forgive me for not being at the meeting for the last 7 months. I’m waiting till the company moves to its new grounds then I will make my move. Thank you, Dale Wajbel.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Starting next month, after the meeting we will have the opportunity to play and learn different games. Hopefully everyone will enjoy themselves.

 

Special birthday wishes were given to Mary Marsiglia (90), John Eltringham (93), Al Komin (80), and John Burlage (81) many happy returns of the day.

 

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING:  August 24, 2017

 

Menu:  Italian sausage, rice pilaf, garden salad.

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH:

 

The best thing to do behind a friend’s back is pat it.

 

ADJOURNED: 1:00p.m.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 37

 

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: $28.00—Gloria Smedley

Submitted by: Mary Jane Conrad, rec. secretary.