Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline July 2017

  Monthly Meeting Minutes
June 19, 2017

Victor Lheureux

30 Members in attendance

  CMGC President Ray Hansen opened the meeting at 8:01 pm. Ray recognized new member Adam Schuth from Wheaton IL. Adam owns a 1972 British Racing Green MGB. Adam was accompanied by his dad–Brian–who owned a MG several years ago.

  Car Projects
Ralph Arata was assisting his brother replacing the brake line in his 1964 TR4.
Doug Clark replaced the master cylinder slave unit on his MGC.
Steve ‘Sparky’ Sparks is working on a starter problem. Additionally, the car is still missing and backfires on occasion.
Dino Perez had to replace the alternator in his RV8 with the only option that would fit – made for a Jaguar.
Phil Wydra is currently working on his brake master cylinder.

Past Driving/Social Events (additional details of these events were in the June Driveline issues)
May 19-21 - Spring Tour, Ric & Nancy Maitzen
May 20 - Miata Autocross I, Boomers Stadium, Schaumburg, Jim Compton
June 9-11 – Dan Herman Memorial Secrets of Jo Daviess Tour
June 16-18 –25th annualBlackhawk Vintage Classic on Father’s Day weekend.

Upcoming Driving/Social Event Schedule(additional details of these events are in the July Driveline issue)
June 25-28 – MG 2017 Convention hosted by the San Diego MG Club.
July 1 – Mid Summer Party, 1-5pm at Scott Fohrman’s house in Evanston, IL
July 22 – Garage Tour and Ray’s Morris & MG Picnic


July 30 – 41/51 Tour, Starts at Market Street Square in Lake Forest; ends at Burnham Harbor, Chicago
September 10 – British Car Union Festival
November 5 – Fall Tune-down

Doug Clark noted that the Summer Solstice will occur at 8:31pm on June 21st. He proposed that club members should assemble at one of two locations to commemorate the occasion by eating ice cream. Doug Clark to host the event at Highland Queen Drive-In in LaGrange while Reinout Vogt to host in Mount Prospect at Capannari Ice Cream.

Break/ 50:50 raffle – CMGC members – Bill Kalafut -- was the winner of $55; Mike Hirsch was the winner of a scale model of a 1967 MGB roadster; John Kearns took home a genuine faux leather portfolio embossed with the CMGC logo.

Staff Reports
Membership - Victor L’Heureux - Membership is holding at 258. BR> Driveline - Victor L’Heureux – No report. BR> Treasurer Report - Phil Wydra – The month ended with $7,121 in checking, $19,236 in savings for a total of $26,357.

With no new business to discuss, president Ray Hansen closed the meeting at 9:10 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Victor L’Heureux
CMGC Secretary

Good news!
The CMGC Nametags have been ordered and should arrive in the next couple of weeks. I know it has been long time coming so I wanted to let you know of the progress. Hopefully the info below is correct.

Name on Badge 2nd Line 3rd line
Mike Maienza MGB  
Susan Maienza MGB  
Sparky 65 MG Midget  
Jody Navigator 65 MG Midget
Phil Wydra 73 MGB  
Pete Psiharis 74 MGB  
Jake Snyder 74 MGBGT  
Ann Snyder 74 MGBGT  
Chuck McCallum 62 MGA  
Kerry Hickenlooper 1979 MGB 1979 MGB V8

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