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December 2018 club meeting minutes
« on: December 20, 2018, 08:42:15 PM »
December 6, 2018

1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:30 PM by Patrick. Officers present included Patrick Stelte, Johnny Grabowski, Steve Pequignot, Dave McComb, Randy Rozewicz, Pamela Fennell, Amy Copeland, Scott Tomsits, and Mike Heyes. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Mona Will, Jack Campbell, Andrea Egeland, Shane Powell, Doug Wintin, Phil Snider, Jennifer Altherr, and Tania Glass.

2. Passage of Minutes
•   Passage of November meeting minutes.

3. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
November minutes passed earlier in the meeting.

Patrick Stelte, President
•   Registration for the 2019 Festival Tour will go active January 1st.  Early bird special,

Hugh Smith, Treasurer (not present, report submitted)
•   Revenues of $50 for Jersey Ride donations. Expenditures of $510 included Morsches Park Pavilion reservation for Festival Tour, storage unit fees, annual business filing fee, check printing fee.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
•   Show ’n’ Go rides are underway and will continue until next touring season, coordinated by Steve Souers
•   Steve had preliminary meeting with with Ride RMHC organizers. Ride is scheduled for April 28, 2019 at Kreager Park.  More info TBA.
•   Touring awards ordered for annual party, should arrive late December

Dave McComb, Racing
•   CX practice has ended for the season
•   Dave is looking into the feasibility of getting a series race at Franke next season
•   City Tour continues year round - First Friday of the month at 6:30pm at Lawton Park

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road
•   After reviewing the Franke Park memorandum of understanding (MOU) drafted by Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation, they advised that it is not in the best interest of 3RVS to sign the agreement. 3RVS will not sign, but club representatives will meet with FW Parks in an effort to work toward the creation of a mutually beneficial agreement.  (Post meeting update: A meeting was held on December 13th with Parks, Randy, Phil and Patrick.  The results are encouraging. - TBC)

•   Holiday Lights Ride to take place on Thursday, December 20, at 6 p.m.. Ride will go from Lawton Park to Summit City Bikes and back.
•   Mona gave an update on the Winter Woolies ride happening twice monthly. 13 riders participated in the inaugural ride, with next ride scheduled for December 15 at Foster Park.

Publicity, Pamela Fennell
•   Chilly Challenge ride was featured in the Journal Gazette - Sunday, December 2nd.
•   There is now a Chilly Challenge Facebook page and a Facebook Event for the 2019 ride.
•   Club members can renew membership at the Chilly Challenge.

Amy Copeland, Membership
•   Total Memberships 308, comprised of 144 Family and 164 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter
•   December Newsletter was on hold pending 3RVS Tech Shirt information.
•   Tech Shirt update - Scott has secured a vendor, discussed final details of design and taking orders to be delivered by January 18th party.

Mike Heyes, Webmaster
•   Christmas Lights ride has been posted on the 3RVS website.
•   Chilly Challenge ride page was updated and is live on the 3RVS website.
•   Mike performed 3 site security updates

4. Additional Items of Interest
•   Chilly Challenge Update (Mona) - Mona needs 4 more pots of Chili. 3RVS registration and Festival Tour registration will both be available and encouraged at the Chilly Challenge ride.

•   Club Officer Nominations (Patrick) - In preparation for club officer elections in January, Patrick will be sending out a request to all 3RVS members for officer nominations. He also nominated all current officers. Steve Pequignot nominated Doug Wintin for Touring Director, and Doug accepted the nomination.

•   Annual Party (Awards Banquet?) update (Patrick) - Patrick discussed catering options for the 3RVS annual party.  Final choice made at January meeting.

5. Good of the Order

6. Adjournment - 8:55 pm

Minutes by Secretary Johnny Grabowski