Whidbey Cruzer News Letter

                        April 2nd 2019, Whidbey Cruzer News Letter

Meeting called to order by Pres John.  All officers present.  35 members attending.

David Wells and Kate Hall are new members to the club.  Welcome aboard!

Lynn Holmes has acquired a 1967 Pontiac GTO.

March’s minutes and By-Law changes were voted and accepted.

 Vice Pres Jackie presented a St Patrick’s certificate to those who brought their cars to the parade and were treated to a dinner at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club.  Cards and pencils are available at each table to members to list their notes or wants and needs from the club.  Jackie will collect those after the meeting for evaluation.  Volunteers for hosting a garage visit are welcome.   Jackie also reminded the club that the 2019 Round-A-Voo will be June 30th, in Anacortes at the Skyline Marina HOA Cabana.

Pres John gave the treasurer report as Kathie was absent:  Opening Bal was $4,336.40 with an intake of $115 with no exhaust.  Ending balance was $4,451.40.  Treasurer’s report was voted on and accepted.

Secretary Ron explained how the car show notices will work as they come into the club via the web email.  They will be forwarded to Harry and Deanna for distribution and copies made and inserted into a 3 ring binder available at the meetings.

Auto Tech Ron presented a talk on catalytic converters on how they work and why they are being stolen off cars built since 1975.  Oak Harbor police know of 6 cars in 2018 having their converters stolen that they know of.

Membership Duane informed the club that the current Roster Book runs for another year and an addendum for changes will be available in Sept.  He also reminded the club that the membership year starts on July 1st 2019.  Dues are $30 and you may mail them to PO Box 1875.  Our current membership is 108.

Sunshine Lana was absent and Duane provided her input: A get will card was sent to Rollin Whited who had a total left knee replacement.  Bruce Biddle has been going through some medical issues but his home now after spending a night at Providence Hospital in Everett.  Ed Hammond has had his second treatment for cancer.  Bill Morrow addressed the club and provided good news that his wife is recovering.

The following items were discussed and pertinent information regarding them will be distributed by our Social Chairperson Deanna by email.

Holland Happenings – watch for dates.

Bus Tour to LeMay Museum – on hold until this fall.

Birthday Cake at Island Pizza will be April 26th (by pass Good Friday)

Parking Lot gathering at Rite Aid on 3rd Thursday nights at 6-7 pm.

Anacortes Bowling Alley starts on 1st Friday in May.

Car Show in East Wenatchee on Friday May 4th.

Sunday May 5th Car Cruise to Freeland Café.  Depart Walmart at 0800 am.  RSVP VP Jackie  408-234-1252 or jackiecan@gmail.com . We have reservations for 20 people for breakfast, but need to confirm the number up or down by Friday May 2nd.  Sun shine – drive your classic car.  Rainy day – drive your daily car.  Enjoy breakfast with your friends – tell lies, exaggerate facts, and visit garage sales in the area for things you don’t need.

Jackie Cannizarro won the 50/50 raffle.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 pm.  Next meeting May 7th  at Oak Harbor VFW.

Ron Teker, Secy, rteker@comcast.net