JPC MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
April 23, 2019
The meeting was called to order by President Steve Penczak at 7:30 PM
Board Members Present:
Board Members Absent: None
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Introduction of Hosts: Greg Buss and Dave Ewing
Introduction of Guests & Associates: None
Additions/Deletions to Agenda: 10a – Motorcycle Tales; 10b – 50/50 & Door Prizes
New Business e. Donation – L. Vicker
Treasurer’s Report – Joe Hill
Motion to accept report: L. Vicker
Second: K. Vicker
Motion: Passed unanimously
President’s Report: None
VP Reports – Ken Vicker: Bob Crossen now Sergeant of Arms/Parlimentarian
Color guard report given by B. Wagner – Trying to communicate with P. Wojnicki about ordering patches/t-shirts. He asked for assistance, if possible, in contacting her. Patches for Annie and Bill are ready but waiting for payment from them.
Meetings & Programs: G. Buss – Needs people to sign up for host/hostess;
Suggested “Make the Board Laugh” be added to meetings and will continue Motorcycle Tale program.
Editor: S. Penczak – Has been experiencing problems with the blog. B. Wagner is
will assist in dealing with them.
Tour Director: G. Gauss – Needs more leaders to sign up for Sunday breakfast
rides. Talked about ‘Flags for Vets’ (May 25), ‘Willow Creek Bike Blessing’ (5/27), ‘Burlington Firemen’s Breakfast’ to be led by K. McCall (4/28) leave from Hoffman Estates McDonalds.
Communications: M. Anderson – Nothing to report
Membership/Speak Up/Birthdays – G. Barrington – Made a motion with second by B. Wagner to elevate to life membership to those who have been members for 30 years or more. Motion failed with one nay. (Motion required unanimous approval.)
Speak Up – None
Birthdays – Happy Birthday sung to G. Gauss (B. Lindwall, R. McManus were
a. Event Financial Reports: None
b. Informal Event – Crazy Horse Campground – B. Wagner – May 17 – 19; rides leave at 9:00 a.m. each morning from campground
Program – Motorcycle Tales – Dave Ewing spoke about a very rainy after
our Sunday breakfast ride
50/50 & Door Prizes
On a bike: Raffle won by Hugh Brandt
50/50: Won by F. Wenzon
Several door prizes were given to various ticket holders.
a. Event Budget Requests – None
b. Lunch Ride – May 11 – F. Wenzon – Meet at Starks Corner at 10:30 a.m. for ride to Café 20 in Marengo
c. Flags for Vets – G. Buss – May 25 – Meet at 8:30 a.m. McDonalds Des Plaines, see flier
d. Memorial Day Activities – May 27 – G. Gauss – Meet at McDonalds Des Plaines about 7:30 am with 8:00 leave to American Legion. Then to All Saints Cemetery, Ridgewood Cemetery and Lake Opeka for memorial services.
e. Donation – L. Vicker – Presented information regarding the Standing Tall Charitable Foundation. Request made to make a donation to Standing Tall in the memory of Rev. John Smyth, long friend of the JPC and former Director of Standing Tall and Maryville Academy. Motion approved by membership attending. Second motion was passed after discussion on the amount. A donation of $1,000 was unanimously approved by the board. Treasurer J. Hill will write out the check and it will be either presented in person by J. Hill and M. Anderson or mailed to the Foundation.
Good of the Order & Adjournment
Various kudos and comments were offered.
Cruiser Coffee is: Thursday, May 16
JPC Meeting is: Tuesday, May 28
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:45 p.m.
L. Vicker, Secretary