NOVEMBER 14 , 2017  NEWSLETTER

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CHIPPEWA VALLEY CORVETTE CLUB

 
 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President DJ Mills at Monk’s in Eau Claire.


 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Lewis and Judy Harrison, Tom Rohrer,  Sue Klingman, John and Debbie Van Hove,  DJ Mills, Jerry and Linda Salow, Marv and Idah Braund, Warren and Joan Busjahn  Peter Klug, Steve Coach, John and Jeane Hepfler, Larry Schaefer and Cindy Komornick, Pat and Nancy Snyder, Ron Smith, Steve Paulson, Jerry and Sally Siler, Bruce and Kay Stelzner, Mark and Kathy Steffan and Jack and Mary Lee Halbleib.


 

MINUTES OF OCTOBER `0, 2017:  Minutes of the previous meeting were posted online and available at the meeting.  Approved on Motion by Lewis Harrison/John Hepfler: CARRIED


 

TREASURER’S REPORT:   Sue provided an update on the Club Treasury.  Current Savings Balance is $2536.58 with income of $3.00 name tag fines and dividend of $1.17.  Checking Balance is $2,867.31 with income of $25.00 (dues), the final payment from our sponsor, GUNDERSON CHEVROLET  of $500.00 and expense of $35.50 for name tags (Jack Halbleib) for a Total Fund Balance of $5,403.89.  


 

GOVERNOR’S REPORT:  Pete reported we have 44 CVCC Members plus 2 with dues outstanding from 2017.  DUES ARE DUE!!!  Pay Pete Klug $25/member (includes spouse/significant other).  


 

Per our previous discussion, action was taken to eliminate the Governor’s position as required by our By-Laws and the following Amendment to our By-Laws was proposed by Pat Snyder:  


 

“Whereas the Chippewa Valley Corvette Club (CVCC) has decided to terminate its relationship with the National Council of Corvette Clubs (NCCC), the officer position of “Governor” is no longer necessary.  This amendment removes the position of Governor, and replaces it with the new Officer position of Membership/Dues Officer.  The Duties of the Membership/Dues Officer shall be:


 

  1).  To have membership forms on hand to sign up new members.

  2).  To maintain an accurate list of current members and their contact

         information.

  3).  To collect the annual club membership dues.


 

Motion by Lewis Harrison/Jerry Salow to accept this Amendment: CARRIED


 

CLUB STATUS:

We are attempting to find our correct IRS identification number as well as determine our need to file as a 501(c)(3) (tax exempt status).  Tom Rohrer, Pete Klug and Jack Halbleib are working to resolve this.


 

OLD BUSINESS:

Clings still available (one size fits all).  DJ will check with Gunderson on ordering more T shirts.  We have a few Larges left!  


 

Repair List:  No update from John or the membership.


 

Apparel can be embroidered at Fleet Feet on Water St in Eau Claire.  They have all our Club and Corvette logos.


 

Member Website information: www.chippewavalleycorvettes.com, Facebook etc  Tom will take pictures of new members and their Corvettes after the meeting.


 

RIDEMASTER REPORT:

Lewis reported that he will wait until after the Holiday flurry to set up some events. We’ll look forward to another terrific year of fun events…Thank you Lewis!!!


 

NEW BUSINESS:


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Sunshine Committee:  Warren noted that Paul Kosower and Nancy Snyder (present tonight) are recovering well from their recent installation of “performance parts” (OK, a hip and new knee!).  Let Warren know if other members/families need a card and prayer from us!


 

Scholarship and Charitable Giving Committee:  This Ad Hoc Committee met on October 24 to discuss.  The meeting included: Pat and Nancy Snyder, Frank and Gerry Vanecek, Warren Busjahn, Larry Schaefer, John and Jeane Hepfler and Jack Halbleib.  Pat Snyder presented the following recommendations resulting from the meeting:


 
  1. CVTC Scholarship: One $1,000.00 Scholarship Annually to a student in an

Automotive-related Degree Program.  The club will pay the additional 5% fee.

Carried on Motion by Sue Klingman/John Hepfler

  1. Feed My People: Annual gift of $500, Motion by Jack H/John H/CARRIED

  2. Other Charitable Causes: Toys for Tots (Sue K will handle), Club Fellowship


 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:


 

  Christmas Party next Meeting!  We’ll have a fine buffet, gift exchange, and fun:


 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, MONK’S GRILL

                                        5:30 Social Hour

6:00 Three Meat Buffet with fixings

                                        7:00  Short Meeting then FUN, FUN, FUN


 

  Gift exchange – bring a WRAPPED gift to exchange with our fellow members

                              You can bring one gift for each attendee or one per couple –

                              and receive accordingly

Cost:  $20.00 per attendee.  Also bring an UNWRAPPED gift for Toys for Tots.  Sue Klingman will ensure the gifts get to the Fire Houses for distribution.


 

Action:  If you did not sign up at the Nov Meeting, email Sue Klingman so we can get

             Approximate numbers for MONK’S.

         

             On a Motion by Jeane H/John H the Club will pick up tax and tip: CARRIED


 

NOMINATIONS FOR 2018 OFFICERS:

As noted in the previous minutes, the existing slate of Officers for CVCC were willing to stand for re-election.  Additionally the position of Membership/Dues Officer was added to the slate earlier via Member Action in amending the By-Laws.


 

PRESIDENT:                  DJ  Mills

           VICE-PRESIDENT:       Jeane Hepfler

           SECRETARY:                 Jack Halbleib

           TREASURER                  Sue Klingman

           MEMBERSHIP/DUES   Pete Klug


 

Motion to accept the slate on a unanimous vote by Steve Paulson/Lewis Harrison: CARRIED


 

NEXT MEETING:    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12th   CHRISTMAS PARTY

                                   SEE DETAILS ABOVE  

                                      

ADJOURNED: at 7:30 PM


 

Recorded by:  Jack Halbleib, Secretary