Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline December 2016

  Monthly Meeting Minutes
November 21, 2016

Victor Lheureux

29 Members & guests in attendance

CMGC Secretary Victor L’Heureux opened the meeting at 8:02 pm while president Dave Novak was on business out of the country.

Car Projects
No car projects or works in progress were report this month. Dino Perez noted that he has on a couple of occasions used a device to assist stranded motorists with a dead battery. The device is small and takes less space than a set of jumper cables Jump Starter box and easier to use. The device is the PowerAll Jump Starter. This small unit packs 12,000 mAh of Lithium ion battery power capable of jump-starting a vehicle twenty times on a full charge. It also functions as a portable power bank with two 5V/2.1A USB ports. The unit that Dino has, came with a carrying case for easy storage. The unit is available via Amazon or Wal-Mart for around $65.

  CMGC Staff position nominations
It was noted that all the CMGC staff positions are up for election and asked for additional nominations from the floor. Nominations to date are:
Secretary – Victor L’Heureux (accepted nomination)
Treasurer – Phil Wydra (accepted nomination)
Vice President – Jim Compton (accepted nomination)
President – Ray Hansen (accepted nomination)
Nominations were closed and ballots will be sent to the membership in December.

Past Events (detail summaries of these events are in the December Driveline issue
October 30 – Halloween Rally
November 6 – Tune-down & Chili Party


Upcoming Driving/Social Event Schedule (additional details of these events are in the December Driveline issue)
November 24 – Cruise to the Rock
December 5 – Holiday Party
January 20-22 – Amtrak Road Trip

Break/ 50:50 raffle – CMGC member – Mike Cobb -- was the winner of $35.

Staff Reports
– 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 $8,639 in checking, $14,234 in savings for a total of $22,873.
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 the race is close for the Driving & Competition trophies. There are still one more driving opportunity left this season. Check out the on-line calendar or the Driveline.
Membership – Victor L’Heureux noted that the membership count has increased to 236 members.
Regalia – George Phariss noted that the long awaited CMGC window stickers are on order and should be available soon.

With no further business to discuss, the meeting was closed at 9:01 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.

Welcome Back!
Tom Palmisano Chicago, IL 1966 blue 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.

British Wiring

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