GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

                                             NEXT MEETING:  January 25,2018

LUNCH AT NOON & MEETING TO FOLLOW


PRAYER: Al Komin

LUNCH SERVED

 

MINUTES: 

 

December 14 2017 meeting # 505,was called to order by President Dale Wajbel

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Dale Wajbel

 

OFFICERS IN ATTENDANCE:

 

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

MINUTES:  October 26, 2017 were approved

 

Treasurers Report: Tom Sommerville

 

Month of October 2017

 

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
11,879.64
RECEIPTS
$
7,255.00
EXPENSES
$
6,710.50
BALANCE
$
12,442.14
PETTY CASH
$
135.02
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

12577.16

 

 

Month of November 2017

 

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
12,442.14
RECEIPTS
$
0.00
EXPENSES
$
90.00
BALANCE
$
12,352.14
PETTY CASH
$
135.02
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

12,487.16

 

Tom also gave a financial report on the Shrimp Roast.  Clara was given a round of applause for all her hard work and effort that was put into making the roast a success.  A big thank you goes out to all those that volunteered their time and efforts

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

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

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett

N/A

 

WAYS & MEANS:  Clara Musick

 

Bull & Qyster roast scheduled for Sunday April 15,2018.

 There is no Fall event planned for 2018.

 

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 had one deceased member: Jerry Francik, card was sent to the family.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR November & December GUYS & DOLLS:

Marlene Bell, Judy Chandler, Mike Horwath, Sammy Mah, Gloria Riebert, Ruth Selig, Nelson Weller & Kent Woods

Mary Doris, Fred Faber, Charlie Farkas, Daniel Frank, Jimmy Glovier, Betty Halthaus, Charles Miller, Joyce Ronci, Gary Slater, Jack Summers, Jean Summers, Donald Velli, Judy Weaver.                                                                   

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO OUR November & December COUPLES:

Frank & Darlene Bell, Charles & Joyce Scheper, Norman & Brenda Warnick.

Eugene &  June Grden.

Marge Stock wishes everyone HAPPY HOLIDAYS & MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Clare Musick

 

Clare scheduled a board meeting for 10:00 am on January 25, 2018

 

MEMBERSHIP: Bonnie Vojik-410-866-8725

 

Members are reminded to send in their dues for 2018. Dues are $15.00 per member ($30.00 if both retiree and spouse are members). Do not combine with any other payments, Make check payable to: G.M. Salaried Retiree Club,C/O Bonnie Vojik, 8003 Caradoc Drive, Balto.,MD 21237.  Any questions call Bonnie: 410-866-8725 or E-mail her at bonvoj@comcast.net.

We had 151 members. Bonnie read a card she received from Thelma Brown.

 

Hot Line: Al Komin

 

All good.

 

NEWSLETTER MAIL: Olin Conrad

N/A

 

TRAVEL: N/A

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

I would like to take this time to thank everyone who attended our meetings this year and to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and may God bless us all.

 

GM NEWS:

 

GM said that the light trucks are underperforming, that Cadillac had a horrible November. Demand seems to be shifting from high-end vehicles to compact lower retail price vehicles.

 

MEETING DATES:

 

January 25, 2018

Club Meetings are cancelled when Baltimore County schools are closed, due to weather.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Barbara Wajbel talked about needing membership participation at our fund raising activities, it’s not fair to put all the work on the same few members.

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH:

 

Train your mind to see the good in every situation, will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely.

 

ADJOURNED: 1:30p.m.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 46

 

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: $43.00—Isabelle Burrell.

 

They had 5 extra drawing:

 

Leo Heid-candy, Isabelle Burrell-flower, Bud Scheper-flower, Don Funke-cookies, Bill Atkins-flower.

 

Submitted by: Mary Jane Conrad, rec. secretary.