August 1st, 2017 Whidbey Cruzers Meeting Minutes

Meeting  called to order by President Mike Harris.  40 members in attendance.

Recognized Guest:  Nicholai, grandson of Harry Abbott.

Members  vehicles: Bruce Biddle sold his Buick which has emigrated to down under. Lynn & Barb have acquired a 1954 Ford Pick Up & 2000 XKR Jaguar.    Barrett & Shirley have also acquired a 1975 Jaguar XJ6-C.  

Vice President Linda briefed the club on the upcoming Rendezvous to be held Aug 5th at the Biddle residence starting at 11:00 AM.  73 tickets have been sold.  Cost is $5/member and $15/non-member.  The meal will be catered.  Water, wine, and draft beer available.  Members are advised to bring chairs.  Porta-Potties are provided for men behind the barn while women are encouraged to use the house woofie.  

The Progressive Dinner is set for Sept 9th (8 tickets left) and the Christmas Party for Dec 16thAt the Nordic Lodge south of Coupeville. (tickets not available at this time)

Treasurer's Report Gary:  July ending balance = $5463.

 Secretary Ron: No report.  

Membership Chmn Duane:  Currently have 78 paid up members.

 Social Chmn Deanna: No report.

Sunshine Report Lana: Sent a card to Dan Terrill in memory of Ruth.  Sent a congratularycard to Chuck Stone on his good news from the pulmonary specialist.

Cruise Chairman Harry:  Attended the Good Guys Car Show in Puyallup.  

 Old Business:  Please mail dues to Whidbey Cruzers, PO Box 1875, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.   Dues are $30/year/person and are due by August 1st. 

New Business:  The Nominating Committee has been finalized for finding a President and Vice President for the upcoming new year.  The offices of Secretary and Treasurer have agreed to stay on.  Anyone interested in being nominated for any of the offices should contact the Board for consideration.

Cruizin Stuff:  Alaska Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a “Back to the Drive In” on Sept 22nd.  This is open to the public with free hot dogs and music.  Plan on being there by 3:30pm .

The Heritage Flight Museum is having an air and car show on Aug 18-19th.   Other cruising events and car shows are listed on the clip board that was circulated during the meeting.

50/50 Raffle was won by Bill Morrow (again)

Next Meeting will be Sept 5th, atVFW Post 7392, at 3037 North Goldie Road.

Ron Teker, Secretary,  rteker@comcast.net