December 2017 Membership Meeting Minutes

Mid-Illinois Corvette Club
December 11, 2017
Membership Meeting Minutes

The December meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM by club President David Bowles.  He welcomed 41 members.  David wished a happy birthday and happy anniversary to members celebrating in December, and also Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The greeter was Harry Sweet.

Secretary’s Report - A motion was made by Dennis Dunn to approve the minutes as presented and were seconded by Jim Lowry. The minutes were approved.

Treasurer’s Report - MICC Treasurer Mourina Sweet gave the report, including a detailed breakdown of all transactions.  There were no questions or corrections, and a motion was made by Buddy Turner and seconded by Mike Branham. The treasurer’s report was approved.

Governor’s Report (Sandy Arnold) – NCCC membership packets will no longer be sent in the mail. You will receive your renewal notice in an email. You will need to print your NCCC card. If you have difficulties doing so, please forward the original email to Sandy and she will print your card. 

Sandy has 20 raffle tickets for sale to benefit the NCCC St. Jude Charity. The Winner will be drawn on July 20th, 2018 at the convention in New Orleans, LA. Only 2,000 - $50 tickets will be sold. The winner will receive a certificate valued at $55,000 towards a new Corvette OR $40,000 Cash option. This will be the last year for the Corvette raffle.

Activities (Jim Gehrig) – The Christmas party at Alexander’s was hugely attended by so many and it was a very festive time. Thanks Branhams for planning it! Merry Christmas and HNY All!

Membership (Tracy Adamson) – The updated membership directory will be sent by the end of the month. Be sure to let Tracy know if you need to make any changes to your contact information.

Newsletter – Submit your information for the newsletter to Moe by the 25th of the month.

Old BusinessAt the time of the meeting, there were 3 Dining Books left. These make great Christmas presents. Please contact Sue McMorris if you would like to purchase them for $25 each.

Shoes for Students (Moe Sweet) – In 2017, the Mid-Illinois Corvette Club collected donations of $1295 dollars to be spent on shoes for students of Pleasant Hill Elementary School. Thank you for those who signed up to help the kids pick out shoes. Shopping date is December 15.

Old Business – none

Trivia and 50/50 – Trivia: What year did Corvette introduce the Sting Ray duck tail rear end? 1961 was the correct answer which wasn’t answered correctly. Next month it will be $30 to the winner.

50/50: $40 to the winner tonight, who was Marilyn Carls. She donated her winnings to the St. Jude Drive.

A motion to adjourn was received by Jim Lowry and seconded by Dee Taylor. The meeting was adjourned at 6:50 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Sherie Hittinger