OCTOBER 6, 2016 MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES
OREGON REGION CLASSIC CAR CLUB OF AMERICA
Members and Guests present:
Wade & Patsy Miller, Rodger & Jan Eddy, Mona Marsh &
Orville Crull, Bill Jabs, Matt Hackney, Larry Schick,
Ray Dunford, John Imlay, Bill Price, and Larry Cox.
Director Bill Jabs called the meeting to order at 7:00
pm and asked for self-introductions of all in
attendance. Bill passed around sign-up sheets for the
upcoming Halloween Party, Annual Membership Meeting and
Annual Planning Meeting. He said that there was a
chance that we would have a speaker later in the meeting
to talk about Oregon ballot measure 98 and no sooner
than he had said it, Oriana walked in the door and
presented the benefits of the measure.
A motion was passed to dispense with reading of the
September meeting minutes.
Because of Treasurer Howard Freedman’s absence, Larry
Cox reported a gross treasury balance of $25,431.81
which when offset by $15,939.79 of fall tour expenses
yet to be paid leaves a net balance of $9,492.02. He
said that we are starting to receive 2017 dues payments
which will help to increase our treasury balance.
Larry Cox reported that Bhagwan Mayer had been
hospitalized with heart beat irregularities but that he
is now home and doing well.
Matt Hackney reported on the upcoming October 14th
thru 16th Packard Club sponsored Pumpkin
Tour. He gave a full review of the itinerary which is
packed with stops at many interesting places. At
present there are twenty two people (ten cars) signed
Bill Jabs reviewed the following upcoming activities:
Halloween Party at Freedman’s Garage on Sunday October
30th at 5:00 pm. Costumes optional – bring a
potluck item (mail selection option on flyer to Howard)
and bring something to be auctioned off.
Annual Membership Dinner Meeting (The Great Gatsby Gala)
on November 6th at the Tualatin Country Club.
Annual Holiday Party potluck on Sunday December 11th
at Lake Oswego Heritage House.
Membership Chairman Bill Price had nothing new to
Rodger Eddy reported on the recent Fall Tour to the
Steens Mountain area. He commented on how varied
different parts of the state are. Other favorites were
the Alvord Desert, Crater Lake, and the Chimes Pharmacy
in John Day. Mona added not to forget the fabulous
milkshakes in Fields. Bill said that he found Adel and
the Prospect Hotel to be very interesting.
Newsletter Editor’s Report:
Newsletter editor Larry Schick said that he is working
with Mike Eshaia to put together a feature article on
Marmon automobiles. Larry put out a request for photos
taken of the Fall Tour. He said that the fall issue of
the Hood Release will go out in late
Old Business / New Business:
Bill Price suggested that Larry Cox repeat his ignition
system presentation again so that it can be videotaped
for future uses. Matt Hackney asked if Larry would be
willing to present it at an upcoming Packard Club
meeting at which time it could be taped – Larry said he
would be glad to do so.
Ray Dunford thanked Larry and Laura Schick for the
wonderful article they had done in the Hood
Release on his life and cars.
Bill Jabs said that the time had come to start looking
for nominations for our Board of Managers. He said that
Larry and Pat Cox had agreed to stay on for another year
as Secretary and Member at Large. Bill Price made a
formal nomination and Larry accepted for he and Pat (Pat
was not in attendance however).
Bill Jabs thanked Rodger Eddy and the Tours Committee
for the great job they have been doing on setting up
Bill told of a Model A club accident where the driver
and passenger were not wearing seat belts. Larry Cox
suggested that we do a seat belt installation workshop
sometime in the future.
Bill Jabs adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm.