MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES –
April 7, 2022
CLASSIC CAR CLUB OF AMERICA
PACKARDS OF OREGON
John and Margy Imlay, Bill Jabs, Larry and Pat Cox,
Chris Cataldo, Howard Freedman and Tamera Krajewski, Joe
Block, Dave Charvet, Sharon and Paul Lawson, Dave
Walmer, John and Georgia Mitchell, Matt Hackney, Joe
The meeting was called to order
at 7:04PM by Bill Jabs.
Report: Minutes from the last meeting were not
Report: Treasurer’s reports for both clubs were
Howard will send info
Club treasuries are
very close in amount.
Larry asked Dave Walmer to
report on George Choban who fell recently and fractured
Dave had spent the day
Since both hips were
previously replaced, his condition is inoperable.
Susie has had some
memory episodes as well.
John Imlay sent a card
to George on behalf of both clubs.
Dave says George sends
his “hello” to all of us.
The tour to the Clarey
collection is coming up in March.
John Mitchell will be
coordinating and Joe Munsch will be leading the tour
Details will be
Joe Munsch spoke about the
April 23rd tour to Canby and SMS upholstery.
We’ll meet in Lake O and tour around the lake before
heading for the Canby Ferry.
He will double check to
make sure the ferry is running.
John I. talked about the May
21/22 tour to Eugene and he will be leading the tour
down via the west side of I-5.
Stop for lunch in
Veneta, may also stop for a brief winery visit before
arriving in Eugene where George Potter will take over
the tour before ending up at Jasper State Park for a BBQ
and car show with the EVAC.
More details and a
flyer will be coming.
Bill spoke about the May 7th
Portland Transmission show.
It’s quite a show and
only lasts a few hours.
It’s really worth
Joe Munsch also talked about
the Packard Club Western Regions tour
May 18-21 - hosted by the Silver Circle – Nevada Club.
It will be in and
around Minden, NV and the Lake Tahoe area.
Howard indicated that the
September tour is very overbooked.
We may have to “thin
the herd” since he’s not sure additional accommodations
can be had.
Dave Charvet reported that
instead of alternating the Hood Release with the Oregon
Clipper every other quarter, he will be producing one of
each every quarter with modified content to suit each
This year’s first
editions should be out later this month.
Dave Walmer and Howard spoke
about the Clarey Tour.
Dave Charvet spoke about the
old car hobby and that young kids do, in fact, have an
interest in antique cars and he believes they will
eventually be in the market.
Bill introduced Joe Block to
Joe filled us in
briefly about his life and cars.
John and Matt spoke about the
Forest Grove Concours which is on track for July 16th
and 17th this year.
As a new add, there
will also be a concert at Elk Cove Winery on Friday the
15th with a limit of 100 cars.
Larry suggested that we add
the list of both sets of officers in each of our
The list for both is
included in the Brake Cables every month, but the
Packard Club roster is already published.
The plan is to add it
Dave brought up a question
Howard indicated that
we are insured by the national for our events with the
CCCA and not sure what the scoop is with the Packard
Howard will check.
John brought up the
vaccination issue and whether things had settled down
enough now with Covid that we could start allowing our
non-vaccinated member to again participate in club
After some discussion
with input from several, it was decided that we would
allow those folks to attend outdoor events and to please
wear a mask around other members.
Paul Lawson asked if it was
our practice to send thank you cards after events to
those that hosted them – such as Tom Clarey for example.
While it has been done,
it is not standard practice, but will be for the future.
John Imlay did a presentation
on the current PDX Airport expansion.
The meeting was
adjourned at 8:20 pm.