October 2013 Meeting Minutes

Enclosed are the public meeting minutes, so you're prepared for the November meeting.

                   Minutes of the October 2,2013  Monthly Meeting of the
                  Edmonton & Area 567 Club @ BlackJack’s Roadhouse

1.     Call to order – at 7:08 p.m with 13 members present. The minutes from the September meeting were read & accepted by all in attendance..
3.     Kids with Cancer Donation – The sum of $1500.00 was presented to the people at the Kids with cancer office by our Prez. Roy & was Greatly Appreciated by the Society  Roy got a quick tour of the operation & office of this group & passed on their Thank-you’s for our donation… Maybe a club tour will be in the “cards” in the future..
4.     Quick times Swap meet- We will not be at the Oct.12 swap meet, as we have been there for the past number of years. Jim & Don have other commitments and no other club members are able to go in their place..
5.     Club BBQ- The date has been secured and the facility has been too.. The date for our Annual Summer BBQ is slated for August 10/2014. Bernie M. has been making the arrangements for our group.. Thanks, Bernie !!
6.     Annual Club Christmas Supper – Will be held on December 4/2013 @ this location. Don.C to talk to Clarence on the Menu & plate costs and will have the “info” at the Nov. Meeting.. This is open to all present 2013 Paid members & their families. The plate costs to be covered by the members this year… PLEASE give Don C. a call so he can have a “HEAD COUNT” for the restaurant ASAP !!!!  The DEADLINE is Nov.30/2013 !!!!!!!
A request by Jim to all members, to pursue some door prizes to use as a Gift draw, like we have had in the past.. If you can help out , call Jim..
7.     Website update – Kellen gave a report on the Club’s website, it had 1220 “hits” for the month of Sept. The top Traffic source was from Google & Bing. The members are urged to use our “Swap & Shop” feature. Check the website out & follow the instructions..

    New Business
1.     Club Raffle – The prizes have been arranged & we will have 3 prizes again to offer. Don.C has sold us his “Door Prize” that he won @ Mission Raceway this summer. Here are the Prizes – 1- 1955 Chevy Pedal car with a Turqoise/White color. 2 – A 1957 Chevy “Nose Piece” wall hanging & 3- a $100.00 Gas card.. Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00..
The tickets are to be printed and then handed out on our December meeting or Christmas supper & at our January Meeting ( if needed)..
All Club Members are asked to participate in this endeaver !!!!
2.     Member Appreciation – Kellen brought forward a idea to recognize the efforts of club members for their Dedication to the club.. This idea was widely accepted by the members and the motion passed. A committee was formed with Kellen, Roy & Dougie J. They are to meet to start the process..
3.     Show n Shine – The 2014 “Bowties vs the World” show n Shine is slated for August 23/2014.. Jim said that he would again work on it.. This will be year #14 for this event!!!!
4.     T-Shirts – Jim got a price from Elite sportswear on having event t-shirts done as requested by the membership and also new Club t-shirts.. He is going to get another estimate from someplace else before we get them done..
5.     Swap meet Idea – This idea is still on the “charts” for next spring.
All members are to check into the availability of a venue and the rental costs..

50/50 Prize Winners
Cash prize was won by Greg R., Gene B. won 2nd & Dan B. won 3rd !!
Meeting Adjourned @ 9:15 p.m

Meeting recorded By:  Jim K. ( Temp )

NEXT MEETING is on NOVEMBER 6th,2013     BE THERE !!!!!


Open Position

To all members and interested parties - the club is looking for a new Secretary. If interested, please contact us via EMAIL inquiring about tasks and responsibilities. With that said, we thank Richard Wheatley for all of his contributions and the excellent work he did as the clubs incumbant secretary.

2023 BowTies Vs the World

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