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Members and Guests present:  Bill Jabs, Rodger & Jan Eddy, Robert & Frankie Douglas, Howard & Evelyn Freedman, Dave & Heather Charvet, Larry Schick and Larry Cox.


Director Bill Jabs called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. and announced that we have a new member, Robert Lynch, who was not in attendance.  Howard Freedman said that Membership Chairman Bill Price is working aggressively to attract new members.


Secretaryís Report:  A motion was passed to dispense with reading of the June meeting minutes.


Treasurerís Report:  Treasurer Howard Freedman reported a gross treasury balance of $7,374.31 which includes $775.80 of fall tour receipts.  The net balance is therefore $6598.51


Membership Report:  Membership Chairman Bill Price was absent.


Sunshine Report:  Quentin Robbins is recovering well after suffering a heart attack and triple bypass surgery while spending time in Canada.    


Activities Report:  Bill Jabs reported that the Strawberry Social at their home and lavender farm in Eagle Creek went very well.  There were (42) members and guests that attended and enjoyed their picnic lunch and strawberry shortcake on the banks of the beautiful Clackamas River.  Learning about growing and processing lavender was very interesting.

Howard Freedman added that the Lavender Festival at Jabs on the 4th of July weekend was very nice.


Tours Report:  Robert Douglas reminded us of two upcoming retirement home cruise-ins.  On July 20th we will be at the Courtyard Village which starts there at 10:00 am and offers free lunch and snacks to our participants.  On August 3rd we will be going to the Robison Home.  A flyer with the details has been emailed to our membership.


Robert added that July 23rd is the Mosier tunnels tour which celebrates the 100th year anniversary of highway 30 in that area.  He said that those attending will meet at 6:30 am at the Troutdale ODOT building on the north side of I84.  Donít forget to bring your sign-up printout to verify your registration and payment.


Bill Jabs encouraged our members to attend the Brooks Steam up on the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August and Howard Freedman said that there was only one spot available for the fall tour in September.


Newsletter Editorís Report:  Larry Schick said that the fall edition of the Hood Release will go out in mid-August and that it will include an article on Ray Dunford and his cars.


Old Business / New Business:  Bill and Mary Jabs will not be at our next meeting on August 4th.  They and their í29 Packard 640 (which was originally owned by renowned architect Bernard Maybeck) will be guests of honor at a Maybeck Society event in California.  The August meeting will be run by Larry Schick and Larry Cox will give a short demonstration on Ignition Troubleshooting Basics.


Bill asked Larry Cox to again blast out the retirement home cruise-in and Mosier tunnels tour flyers.


Dave Charvet and Howard Freedman joint ventured the showing of a group of vintage Jam-Handy Chevrolet promotional films that were really quite hilarious.


Bill Jabs adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm.