Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline October 2016

  Monthly Meeting Minutes
September 19, 2016

Victor Lheureux

26 Members & guests in attendance

CMGC president Dave Novak opened the meeting at 8:05 pm. Dave welcomed long-time member Chuck McCallum to the meeting.

Car Projects
Bill Kalafut
has been having problems with getting his dashboard lights on his 1970 MGB to turn on. After a few weeks of troubleshooting, he noticed a knob off to the left of the steering column. By turning the knob – lights came on.

Past Events (detail summaries of these events are in the September Driveline issue)
August 18 - Westmont Crusin’ night
August 28 - Lucas Memorial Rally
September 10 – Meadowdale Motorsports & Memories
Car Show
September 11 – British Car Festival
September 13 - Natter N Noggin
September 16-18 – Wine Cheese and Beer Tour

MG VideoA MG is Born – Mark Evans

Break/ 50:50 raffle – CMGC member – Reinout Vogt -- was the winner of $20. Jim Rinkar won a book entitled ‘History of the Motorcar’.


Upcoming Driving/Social Event Schedule (additional details of these events are in the September Driveline issue)
October 15 – Car Care Clinic for Seniors
October 30 – Halloween Rally
November 6 – Tune-down & Chili Party
November 24 – Cruise to the Rock
December 5 – Holiday Party

Staff Reports
Library – Bill Mennell noted that there have not been any changes to the library. He asked if anyone has outstanding books to return them at their earliest convenience.
Finance – Phil Wydra reported $6,913 in checking, $14,233 in savings for a total of $21,146.
Driveline – Victor L’Heureux asked for additional articles with pictures to be submitted for publication. Recommended any stories of restoration in progress or info on their cars of interest.
Driving Coordinator – Reinout Vogt noted that there are still many driving opportunities left this season. Check out the on-line calendar or the Driveline.
Membership – Victor L’Heureux noted that the membership count has increased to 239 members.

With no further business to discuss, president Dave Novak closed the meeting at 9:03 pm.

With no further business to discuss, president Ray Hansen closed the meeting at 9:15 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Victor L’Heureux
CMGC Secretary

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.

  Robert H Kerr Palatine, IL 1957 MGA
  Dave Benni Schaumburg, IL 1973 MGB

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 .


CMGC Regalia

The following nametags are now in and are ready for you to pick up at the next club meeting or driving event.

Jane Casper 70 MGB
Pat Guest 74 MGB
Bonnie Guest 74 MGB
PhyllisShemluck 74 MGB
Drake Van Beek 57 Austin-Healey 100-6
Dean Hickenlooper 79 MGB, 77 MGB
J. J. Tapley 74 MG Midget

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