10/23/2018 Meeting Minutes

JPC MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES

October 23, 2018

The meeting was called to order by President Sandy McCall at 7:33PM

Board Members Present:

Sandy McCall

Bob Wagner

Candi Wenzon

Joe Hill

Absent:Greg Buss

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Introduction of Host/Hostess

Hugh Brandt served as host.

Introduction of Guests & Associates

None

Additions/Deletions to Agenda

None

Announcements

None

President’s Report

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

  1. Steve Penczak

What decade did “Trick or Treat gain popularity?

Mid to late 1930’s!

  1. George Barrington

How many children have been harmed or killed by Halloween candy?

None!

  1. Bill Hominick

What is the average number of pieces of candy handed to each child?

Two!

VP Reports – Bob Wagner

                              Let Bob know if you need a 2019 events calendar.

Meetings & Programs:  H. Brandt

None

Editor:  S. Penczak

Steve thanked contributors but asks that when you submit an article or  photo,  please include the following:  date, where taken, whether a lunch or breakfast event.

Tour Director:  G. Gauss

10/28 is the last scheduled breakfast ride and Rick Tymczuk will lead.

Thanks to all who led rides this year.  As soon as you are done with riding for the year, please send your mileage information to George.

Communications:  L. Vicker

She had nothing to report.

AMA/Membership:  G. Barrington

George officially “retires” from serving as AMA rep at the end of this year.  Thanks for all of your years of service, George!

Bill Hominick and Ron Carlow purchased their back patches today………..congratulations to them upon becoming full members.  Once Bill and Annie Berger and Dave Ewing buy theirs, we will have no other associates waiting for membership.

Speak Up

None

Birthdays

Sandy McCall and Ron Carlow were honored with our birthday song!

Unfinished Business:

  1. Event Financial Reports

None

  1. Anniversary Party Plans – S. McCall

We’ll have a full house for our 40th party at Lou Malnati’s/Elk Grove on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 1pm-4pm.  The menu includes 3 different kinds of deep dish pizza, 2 salads, 2 pastas, cookie/ice cream and cake desserts, cola and diet cola, coffee and tea.  Dress is casual and many items will be raffled off.

Program – “Motorcycle Tales”– Hugh Brandt

Hugh received many laughs as he told us about purchasing his very first Honda 350 in Columbia, S. America while he worked there on contract……He had no experience riding a motorcycle but went on to ride 20,000 miles back home to the states (definitely not a direct route!).  He showed us all his first license, a 1970 plate from Panama.

50/50 & Door Prizes

On a bike:           Bill Hominick.

50/50:                 $ 25was won by Bill Hominick

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

New Business:

  1. Event Budget Requests – None
  1. Rent/Elks Club 2019 – S. McCall

Greg Buss spoke with Sally and price of monthly meetings will remain the same at $0.

  1. Holiday Party 12/08 – J. Mumford

The party will take place at the Rose Garden/Elk Grove.  Cost will be $30 to include DJ, Lenny.  11/20 is the deadline to pay……..flyer on the web.

Good of the Order & Adjournment

Various kudos and comments were offered.

Reminders:

Cruiser Coffee is:             Thursday November 15th

JPC Meeting is:                Tuesday November 27th 

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 8:20pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Candi Wenzon, Secretary

09/25/2018 Meeting Minutes

JPC MONTHLY 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

None

Announcements

None

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

None

  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.

Reminders:

Cruiser Coffee is:             Thursday October 18th

JPC Meeting is:                Tuesday October 23rd

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Candi Wenzon, Secretary