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Monthly Meeting Minutes-April 2017

The meeting was held on April 1, 2017 hosted by Barb and Dennis Shelley at their home and was attended by more that forty members and guests.

After a great lunch featuring subs, side dishes and deserts President Ledgerwood opened the formal meeting.

After the introduction of guests Margie made the following announcements.

  • Mike and Mamie Williams will host the next meeting on May 6 starting at 11:00 AM. Please preregister on the web site or contact the host to facilitate planning.
  • There is no host for a June meeting. Please contact Margie if you are able to host in June.
  • Wayne Garrison is organizing the Spring Paynetown Campout. It will be held on May 12-14. Please register if you plan to attend.
  • The European Riders Rally, hosted by the Nashville, TN club will be held on May 18-21 in Burkesville, KY.
  • The Cass, WV rally will be held on weekend of May 26-28.

Andy Clark took the floor to discus the PhotoTag game hosted by the Club. The 2017 version commences on April 1. The state of Indiana is the boundary. PhotoTags will be active till tagged or a maximum of two weeks.

Vice President Wayne Garrison took the floor to make the following announcements:

The MOA mileage contests end/start on April 7, 2017. An event will be hosted by the club at Falcone Powersports on April 29 where you can turn in your mileage forms after authentication by two MOA members or MOA Ambassador Wayne.

There was a discussion about the National MOA rally. You may pregister on the club website so we may reserve an appropriate Charter Club campsite. Volunteers for rally registration are also needed; it is a fun time.

There was a drawing for two prizes.

The first was a membership to the BMW RA, which was won by Dr. Jim Brown.

The second was a free registration to the Burkesville Rally won by Mr. Bob Stewart, Esq.

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 2:25 PM.

Bob Conley, Secretary

Reminders: January Club Meeting and 2016 Rallies posted

Dear Club Members:  Remember our monthly club meeting coming up on Saturday January 23 at 1:00 PM at Margie Ledgerwood’s home.  You can click on the link below to navigate to the meeting to register.  We’ll be voting for two new directors and setting up monthly club meetings for this year. Please come prepared to host a meeting this year.  You can buddy up with other members, pick a fun venue to hold the meeting, and be creative in any other way you want!  We had some great examples of creative hosting last year.

http://bmwmcindy.org/blog/event/2016-january-monthly-meeting/?instance_id=7654

Also, the club calendar for 2016 has been updated with a few selected rallies.  You can browse through them via the Calendar page using the link below.

http://bmwmcindy.org/calendar/

Thank you!

Mike & Mamie Williams’ Meeting Rides of a Different Nature

Here are a couple of pictures of people who got off the ground for a bit.

March Meeting now available for signup: Sat., 21, 2:00 PM

Archey and Theresia Shearer are hosting the March meeting.  Looking forward to having everyone over; make an evening of it and stay after for card playing. 

To sign up, look for the calendar entry on March 21 or use the link below to directly access it.  Location and phone number are found on the signup page.  We ask you to register so the hosts have an idea of how much food is needed.

http://bmwmcindy.org/blog/event/2015-march-monthly-meeting/?instance_id=7373

P.S.  April’s meeting  has already been posted for April 25 at the Williams.  See the calendar for that info.

Annual Christmas Party-December 2014 Monthly Meeting

Tracy and Galen Reinholt again opened up there home for the annual Christmas celebration.  The food was marvelous, from the the turkey and ham with traditional sides to the many varied deserts.

After the great dinner, President Mike Williams opened a meeting consisting of several important announcements.  Board Member Wayne Garrison reminded everyone to use the club web site to enter the annual mileage contest.  Entries must be submitted by January 15, 2015 so the Club “mileage slave” can be prepared for the annual banquet scheduled for February 14.

Board Member Margie Ledgerwood urged all to pay dues by the end of the year.  This may be accomplished on the web site using pay-pal or your credit card. Alternatively your dues may be mailed to the treasurer. (instruction are posted on web site)  Dues payed by the end of year will make a member eligible for a drawing at the annual banquet, which will result in a refund of your annual dues.   You may also register for the annual banquet on the web site.  Bob Conley will be putting together a slide show for the banquet again this year.  Instructions on submitting digital photographs of riding activities will be posted in a few weeks.

Board Member Garrison also announced that at least two board of Directors positions will expire next Spring.  Anyone interested in serving on the Board of Directors for a three year term may contact Dennis Shelly who is serving as chair of the nominating committee.  The election of board members will be announced.  It will take place during a the monthly meeting during the first quarter next year.

President Williams closed the meeting by thanking  the Reinholt’s for hosting the great meeting.  This was followed by a while elephant exchange and lot of laughs.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,

Bob Conley, Secretary