GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

ROSEDALE GARDENS, 8037 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE September 26, 2019, LUNCH AT NOON, MEETING TO FOLLOW

 


Prayer:  Jack Summers

 

Lunch Served

 

Minutes of August 22, 2019 meeting #524.  Meeting was called to order by President Dale Wajbel at 12:54 pm.

 

Pledge of Allegiance led by: Dale Wajbel

 

OFFICERS:

 

Dale Wajbel PRESIDENT P
Skip Shiflett VICE PRESIDENT P
Tom Sommerville TREASURER P
Mary Conrad SECRETARY A
Clara Musick BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Jim Smedley BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Al Tynan BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
Don Funke TRUSTEE & SGT.At Arms P
 

MINUTES of July 25, 2019 meeting were approved.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT: Tom Sommerville

 

Month of July 2019

 

OPENING BALANCE
$
13,233.79
RECEIPTS
$
231.00
EXPENSES
$
-415.52
BALANCE
$
13,049.27
PETTY CASH
$
101.02
VALUE OF ASSETS
$

13,150.29

  

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None 

 

HISTORIAN: Skip Shiflett.

 

Skip thanked Jack Summers for his recent donations to the Club.

 

WAYS & MEANS: Clara Musick 443-402-0373

 

Clara has BJs applications for members.  She will turn them in next month.

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock 410-563-4931

 

Dick Stone is recovering from a recent stroke.

Please contact Marge if you know of any sick or deceased members so cards can be sent from the club.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR August GUYS & DOLLS;

 

John Burlage, Isabelle Burrell, Despina Coutros, Shelby Dahl, Darlene Dail, Harry Davis, Jean Ebsworth,  Elizabeth Malinowski, Magda Perez, Otto Wahl, Barbara Wajbel, Charles Zeberlein

 

 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBERATING THEIR DAY IN August:

 

Ronald & Shelby Dahl, George & Vivian Johnson

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Clara Musick-No report.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Bonnie Vojik-410-866-8725     

 

Current membership is 119. Members are reminded to send in their dues for 2019.  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, 9603 Haven Farm Rd, Unit H, Perry Hall, MD 21128.   Any questions call Bonnie: 410-866-8725 or E-mail her at bonvoj@comcast.net

 

HOT LINE: Al Komin-The hotline system is working well.

 

MAILING NEWSLETTER: Olin Conrad-410-687-0987-No report.

 

GM NEWS: GM stock is $37.12, down $3.76 from last month..

 

NEW BUSINESS:  Jack & Jean Summers are moving to San Diego next month.

 

Various members spoke about Jack, thanking him for his dedication to GM, our Club and for his friendship.

 

Jack spoke to the Club members thanking everyone for a nice send-off meal and said he enjoyed working with and his friendship with GM people through the years. 

 

Jack started working for GM in 1952 and retired in 1990.  He is a past president of our GM Retirees Club.

 

Nelson Weller reminded members there are many pictures on our website.  He invited members to look at the pictures and to spread the word to other members about our website and photos.

 

MEETING DATES: Next meeting September 26, 2019.

 

Menu: Seafood Newburg, Rice Pilaf & Salad 

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH: A SPECIAL QUOTE FOR JACK SUMMERS

 

“Family isn’t always blood.  It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are and the ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

 

President Dale Wajbel, on behalf of himself and the Club members said, “Jack, all the best in your venture and thanks for being a part of our family.  God bless. We all love you here at the GM Retirees Club.”

THOUGHT OF THE DAY:

 

1988: Don’t get in a car with a stranger.

2008: Don’t meet people from the internet alone.

 2019: Uber order yourself a stranger from the internet to get in a car alone.   

 

ADJOURNED: 1:10  p.m.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 36

 

RAFFLE: 50/50 won by Sheila Gill, $35

 

Second winner of a set of golf balls donated by Jack Summers was Isabelle Burrell.

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH;

 

Contact Marge Stock 410-563-4931

 

Submitted by:  Jim Smedley for Mary Jane Conrad, rec. Sec.