JPC MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
August 22, 2017
The meeting was called to order by President Greg Buss at 7:31 p.m.
Board Members Present:
Introduction of Hosts:
Shirlee and Hermin Vazquez
Introduction of Guests & Prospective Members:
Bill and Annie Berger, Ron Carlo
Additions/Deletions to Agenda:
Moving wall under unfinished business g.
Frank and Candi are on vacation in SD and Frank became very ill this morning. He has sepsis in the blood. He is currently in ICU, but his vitals are improving.
Last few weeks we had good attendance at the Sunday breakfast rides. We’re having 20-25 people,
VP Chapter Management Report: Bob Wagner
Meeting & Programs: Willhavea program in September.
Editor: we’re receiving blog items. Keepthemcoming!
VP Community Relations Report: Lynn Vicker
Tour Directors:The Sunday rides are big. If someone wishes to lead a different ride, feel free to break into smaller groups, which makes it easier for restaurants. Autism ride is Sept. 16th. Look at the Autism website for more details
VP Individual Involvement Report:CandiWenzon
Cookie awards were given to ride leaders during the month of August.
Membership (G Barrington)
b. Membership – we have a new perspective member: Ron Carlo
c. Speak Up none
d. Birthdays – birthdays for August were announced
a. Event financial reports: none
b. Constitution review committee – The committee established rules including 100% agreement to the changes, they used the old constitution as a guide, they agreed the club is top heavy, membership will have a greater voice, and bylaws and constitution were combined. George presented a petition signed by members. Members have received a copy of proposed new constitution via email to review the new constitution. A special meeting will be held on September 12, 2017 at the Elks Clubto go over the constitution The vote will be whether the constitution will be accepted.
Motion to accept petition: Bob
Motion: Passed unanimously
c. Wildcat Mountain – Great time. Sixteen people were present. Lots of good roads.
d. Dirt Racing – Greg will wait inside the entrance by the stands. The group will be near the top in the middle of the track.
e. WI Motorcycle Memorial – The ceremony will be September 16th at 2p.m. for the laying of the bricks. A group ride will leave from IHop at Lake Cook Road and Route 83 at 7 a.m. There will be a ride up to Door and back. Take a look at the website: WImotorcycle.org There is availability at the Days Inn in Green Bay on Saturday.
f. Sept. 24th leaving at 6:30 from McDonalds for the Memorial Ride.More details to follow.
g. Moving of the Vietnam wall – Sept. 27 Leaving at 7:30 from the IHop in Buffalo Grove. Will escort the semi to Des Plaines.If you plan to attend or can help, contact Greg.
50/50 & Door Prizes
On a bike: Steve Penczak
50/50:Joe Hill won $31
Several door prizes were given to various ticket holders.
a. Event budget requests: none
b.Fall Overnight – It will be a three day event going to Parke County, IN. Both nights will be spent inTerre Haute. On Sunday, we’ll take a scenic ride throughout Parke County on rustic secondary roads and view several covered bridges. We will leave fromRandall’s Pancake House in South Elgin at 8:30 a.m. Anticipated mileage is 250 miles each day. We are staying at the Super 8 Motel in Terre Haute. A block of rooms is being held until September 5th..
c. Lunch ride –October 14th. Leaving from HE-destination is Chestnut Mountain, A flyer will be forthcoming with the details.
d. Halloween potluck – October 28th. Waiting for information regarding a location. Details will be forthcoming.
e. Planning for 2018 –events were suggested for 2018. People may still put events on the calendar next month
Good of the Order & Adjournment
Ken V looking for hosts Bob C & Marge volunteered
Bob C has his bike fixed and it is riding “good”
Jean thanked Lynn for telling us about Frank
Shirlee thanked Mike L for the pre-ride to Door
Joe F – people showing up in cars should not be razzed. It’s about getting together and not what you ride,
The meeting was adjourned at 8:47 p.m.