09/25/2018 Meeting Minutes


September 25, 2018

The meeting was called to order by President Sandy McCall at 7:31PM

Board Members Present:

Greg Buss

Sandy McCall

Candi Wenzon

Joe Hill

Absent: Bob Wagner (emergency due to storm damage)

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Introduction of Host/Hostess

Hugh Brandt served as host.

Introduction of Guests & Associates

Ron Carlow

Additions/Deletions to Agenda




President’s Report

“Motorcycle Trivia” was played.  Winners were as follows:

  1. Greg Buss
  2. Joe Hill
  3. George Barrington

VP Reports – Bob Wagner

Meetings & Programs:  H. Brandt

We have all of the volunteers needed to be monthly speaker for the remainder of the year.

Editor:  S. Penczak, Is waiting on one report.

Tour Director:  G. Gauss

All breakfast rides have leaders through the October rides.  One or two may be needed if we ride into November.

Communications:  L. Vicker

Nothing to report.

AMA/Membership:  G. Barrington

AMA did not invite the “Road” division to the AMA Congress this year…….There was no communication about the reason for them dropping road riders.

Annie and Bill Berger and Ron Carlow are now members and may purchase their vests, patches and name pins.

Speak Up            None

Birthdays:          A few absent members had birthdays in September.

Unfinished Business:

  1. Event Financial Reports


  1. Laying of the Bricks/Door County 9/8 – H. Brandt

The turnout was excellent.  Gary Cooper’s daughter, Karen, attended.  Hugh presented the $1000 donation from the JPC’s to the park and Huge along with Joni Brandt, bought a brick for “Parrish”, who was a former member of the JPC’s. Sara, was contacted by Lynn Vicker through Facebook and told that a brick was laid for Tom at the Motorcycle Memorial Park.

  1. Anniversary Party Plans – S. McCall

Communication about this 11/3 event went out to current members and will be sent out to former members on Oct. 1st.  Seating is limited to the first 50 paid reservations.  The $10/person cost will be refunded to each person at the conclusion of the party at Lou Malnati’s.

  1. Annual Planning Meeting for 2019 – S. McCall

A few additional events were added.  Calendars will be distributed at the October meeting.

Motion to accept 2019 Calendar:            Greg Buss

Second:                                                            Candi Wenzon

Discussion:                                                     Events can always be added

Motion passed unanimously.

PLEASE NOTE: The vote on moving the Sunday Breakfast Meetings to the Hoffman Estates McDonald’s on a  year-round on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month should have been inserted here……If I remember correctly the vote of the members present was 10 to 8 in favor. It was suggested by the Board that another survey be send out.

Program – “Motorcycle Tales”– Lynn Vicker

Lynn spoke of her experience appearing to her son’s grade school class in June of 1988 about “motorcycle safety.”

50/50 & Door Prizes

On a bike:           None

50/50:                 $ 25was won by Hugh Brandt

Several door prizes were given to the Early Arrival ticket holders.

New Business:

  1. Event Budget Requests – None
  1. December Meeting – S. McCall

Sandy suggested that since the December fourth Tuesday fell on 12/25, that we not have a December meeting.

Motion to forego a December meeting: Sandy McCall

Second:                                                                           Greg Buss

Discussion:                                                                    None

Motion passed unanimously.

Good of the Order & Adjournment

Various kudos and comments were offered.


Cruiser Coffee is:             Thursday October 18th

JPC Meeting is:                Tuesday October 23rd


The meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Candi Wenzon, Secretary