APRIL 5, 2018 MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES
OREGON REGION CLASSIC CAR CLUB OF AMERICA
Members and Guests present:
John & Georgia Mitchell, Rodger & Jan Eddy, Larry
Schick, John Imlay, Chris Cataldo, Bob Douglas, Howard
Freedman, Bill Jabs, Dave Walmer, Bob Earls & Lisa Nowak
and Larry Cox.
Director Bill Jabs called the meeting to order at 7:10
A motion was passed to dispense with reading last
month’s meeting minutes.
Treasurer Howard Freedman reported a current balance of
$9,998.77. He said that there was still money yet to be
paid out for this year’s September tour. He added that
all 2018 membership dues have been paid and the 2018
membership directory is currently at the printer.
Sunshine reporter Pat Cox was absent however John Imlay
reported that George Choban is back to almost 100%.
No report given
John Imlay reported that the meeting place for the
upcoming May 5th-6th Gilman tour
to the Mid-Willamette Valley is at the Oswego Grill
which is located at the intersection of I5 and 217 south
of Portland. The meeting time is 7:00 am on Saturday
May 5th for a 7:30 departure.
Howard Freedman reported that the tour committee
(Freedman, Eddy, Douglas & Potter) had just run the fall
tour route to finalize all of the tour details. He said
that, as usual, the tour was over booked but that seems
to always work its way out by September. At present
there are (22) cars and about (38) people signed up
including the Hunts from Dallas, Texas and the
Kosmatka’s from Detroit, Michigan. Participants should
expect the tour fee to be about $1,450 per couple.
Bill Price was absent so there was no membership report
Newsletter Editor’s Report:
Newsletter editor Larry Schick reported that the
Hood Release was at the printer and would be
mailed out soon. He said that the next issue will
feature an article about Alex Haugland and his ’38
Larry also noted that his ’40 Cadillac will be shown on
OPB in front of the Portland Art Museum – date currently
Old Business/New Business:
Bill Jabs informed us that any of our members who make
purchases online from Amazon can elect a charity to
receive a 2% donation of the value of each of their
purchases. He has that there is no cost to the
purchaser and he has elected the Classic Car Club
John Imlay informed us that the Forest Grove Concours
group has a new online sign up format that is terrible
He also warned against wearing jewelry of any kind while
working on a car. He recently shorted the battery to
ground thru a bracelet that he was wearing and was
burned badly. Larry Cox told of another incident where
a friend lost a finger because of shorting the battery
to ground thru a ring that he was wearing.
Dave Walmer told us about his 1957 Cadillac Fleetwood
that he has been working on for years and expects to
give a more detailed report of his progress along with
photos at an upcoming meeting.
Dave went on to tell about two cars, a ’27 Chev phaeton
and a ’29 Chev roadster that he recently bought at
auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dave also purchased a
car hauling trailer someplace in the Midwest and was
working at getting it all back to Portland.
Bill Jabs adjourned the meeting at 8:00 pm.