December 13, 2014
Fifty-nine members and guests participated in the traditional Christmas meal. The November chapter video magazine was shown. The segments were of interest and enjoyed by all in attendance.
President White called the meeting to order. The cooks were thanked for the excellent meal.
A motion to approve the minutes as published was made by Henny Christensen, second by Lindall Baker and approved by members.
David Johnson gave the financial report; motion to approve by Henny Christensen, second by Tom Young and approved by members. 2015 dues are now being collected. President White expressed thanks once again for the chapter’s $500 travel expense donation toward the EAA Leadership Academy attended by Tom and Phyllis White. Several topics covered that weekend will be presented to the chapter in the coming months. We expect The One Week Wonder to visit the chapter sometime during 2015.
A thank you “for letting us provide food during your open house” note from the American Legion Post was read.
Twelve Boy Scouts received their aviation merit badge Saturday, December 6 during the merit badge university. Chapter members instructing were Lindall Baker, Joyce Breesawitz, David & Lisa Johnson, John Good, Jim Vokac and Tom & Phyllis White.
Winner of the gun raffle was Johnnie White, formerly of Jonesboro and owner of Stoney Point Farm, Willow Springs (formerly owned by Bill and Mary Marx). He was one of the first to purchase tickets. Just to be clear, he is not related to any chapter 1218 members. Ron White announced he was donating the gun therefore all ticket sales went to the Jerry L. Smith Aviation Scholarship Fund. Phyllis White said if in the future we want to sell raffle tickets at any area Wal-Mart, we must get our name in months in advance. We were not able to get in Wal-Mart but she was able to sell tickets during the American Legion Veteran’s Day luncheon. Also Ron Weldon took tickets at the last meeting and sold several out of town.
The well crafted airplane bookshelves built by Ron White and John Good were not raffled during the open house 2014. It has been decided to save them for open house 2015.
Annual chapter national award certificates and pins were presented to Chapter President Tom White, Vice President Lindall Baker, Secretary Phyllis White, Treasurer David Johnson, Young Eagle Coordinator Lisa Johnson, Flight Advisor Ron Hook and Technical Counselor Berlin Batesel.
A motion was made by Lisa Johnson, second by Ron Hook to have chili, soup and crock pot dishes at noon for our next meeting January 10, 2015.
A motion to adjourn was made by Mike Noonan, second by Benny Butler and approved by members.
|2014-October Meeting Minutes|
October 25, 2014 meeting postponed from October 11.
Twenty-nine members and one guest dined at noon before President Tom White called the annual meeting to order.