Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline March 2016

  Monthly Meeting Minutes
February 15, 2016

Victor Lheureux

34 Members in attendance

CMGC president Dave Novak opened the meeting at 8:00 pm

Car Projects
Dave Bralich has been working on removing a steering column spline to transfer to another car. He noted that after much difficulty, he noticed that a set screw needed to be removed first. After removing the screw, the project went smoothly.
Dino Perez has been assisting Tom Josefek in replacing rear end shims.
Dave Ranso has been working on rebuilding his engine.

Break/ 50:50 raffle – Rich Meservey was the winner and elected to rollover the $24 earned.

Meeting Business
Swap Meet—Jim Evans noted that the Meet ins only a couple of months away and volunteers will be needed to assist with the various tasks associated with running this event. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at the next meeting. We are adding a new venue for this event—a car corral for folks to display cars for sale. A nominal fee will be charged for this activity.

Upcoming Driving/Social Event Schedule
(Editor’s Note: A preliminary Driving Event Calendar is included on this issue of Driveline back cover sheet.)
April 17 - Swap Meet, 3rd Sunday in April. Same location at the DuPage County Fair Grounds. Final contract has not yet been signed.

Annual Business Meeting
  A complete summary of the Annual Business Meeting can be found on the CMGC website in the ‘members only’ section. You will need the member name and password.

2015 Reports
- 2015 SummaryDavid Novak
- Membership Victor L’Heureux
- Regalia George Phariss
- Library Bill Mennell
- Website Barney Gaylord


- Driving EventsReinout Vogt
- Driveline Victor L’Heureux
- Treasurer Report Phil Wydra
- Social Media Report Kim Tonry

2015 Club Awards
The following awards were presented:
Safety Fast
Maintaining the Breed
Ambassador at Large
New Member of the Year
Cream Crackers
Presidents Award

  With no further business to discuss, president Dave Novak closed the meeting at 9:45 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Victor L’Heureux
CMGC Secretary

CMGC Regalia

Another new item has been added to our on line store at Fieldhouse. It is an Ivy League Hat or also known as a Cabby Hat. These new hats are in and going fast, so if you need one, better act quickly.

We also have visors available. Take a look!

Look out for new CMGC T Shirts coming soon. Remember you don't have to wait if you go to our on line store at Fieldhouse. As a reminder, our store address is You can also get there from our Club's web site, just follow the links.

~~George Phariss

Welcome New Members!

The officers and members of the Chicagoland MG Club extend a cordial “MG Welcome” to the new member who has joined our club in recent months. We wish you “Safety Fast” and hope you will avail yourself of as many club activities as you can.

  William Hood Winfield IL 1977 burgundy MGB
  Chuck Struck Plano IL 1950 green TD RHD

Note: To any member whose name does not appear above, your application may have missed our deadline.

If you don’t see your name next month, call our Membership Chair, Victor L’Heureux at (847) 533-3912 to verify

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