The meetingwas called to order at 8:02 by Bill Mennell. We had 42 members in attendance. First action of the meeting was the installation of the two new officers, Wade Keene, Co-Chairman, and Jim Evans, Treasurer.
CURRENT CAR PROJECTS
John Schroder is in the process of putting his engine back together.
Nov 23, MGB Door Swap was hosted by Dave Bralich. We also want to thank Dave for the donation of one of the doors for an actual “door prize” at our Christmas Party. The other door will be used by Jim Evans on a technical session, date to be determined, on how to reskin a door.
Nov 27 was our annual “Cruise to the Rock” in honor of the first automobile race in the US. For the first time since we started celebrating the event we were asked to move our cars off the grass. Our thanks to Ann Snyder for follow up to the Mayor’s Office of Special Events to prevent this problem from recurring next year.
Dec 13 was our annual Christmas Party. We had a good turnout and probably will return to the location for next year’s party.
Jan 11 was a slot car party arranged by Don Anderson.
Weekend of Jan 13 was the annual Amtrak Road Trip. This years destination was athe Detroit Auto Show. This turned out to be our smoothest trip yet.
Jan 24, John Schroeder will have a tech session on resassembling his engine.
Feb 16 will be our annual business meeting and Club Awards. This will be part of our regular monthly meeting.
Feb 29 is our 8th Annual Swap Meet to be held at the DuPage County Fairgrounds. There will be about 100 booths. We still have booths available. We are also looking for volunteers for set up and clean up. If you can help or want to rent a booth, contact Jim Evans.
The March 20th weekend is the annual Missouri Endurance Rally. Contact Bill Hedrich or Kim Tonry if you are interested in participating.
Dues are due NOW.
Several staff positions have been filled. Don Anderson is our new Driving Events Coordinator, Dave Lieb is our Librarian and Dave Mullis is our Membership Chairman. Dave Mullis has also offered to help Barney Gaylord with the Driveline mailing.
The 50/50 raffle prize, $25, was won by Shirley Goebbert.
We had a double program. Don Anderson talked about the slot car and model car hobby. Jake and Ann Snyder showed the video, Rendezvous.