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GMCC Monthly Meeting Minutes - September 2019
« on: September 16, 2019, 05:44:51 PM »
Greater Moncton Corvette club
September 09, 2019   Lounsbury’s Meeting Room              7 PM   

Present: Roger and Angie Bourgeois, Dave and Louise Fyffe, Gary Gaskin, Ed LeBlanc, Don and Debbie MacAuley, Wornick Price, Dwight and Libby Rayworth, Trueman   Copp, Margaret Mayes, Chanel Michaud, Betty May Madden, Rick and Helen Estabrooks, Eric LeBlanc, Bob Cormier, and Bruce Peacock (20).

The meeting was called to order by the president with a welcome to the 19 members in attendance and our guest, Bruce Peacock.  Our current membership is 142 families.

Minutes of the August meeting were accepted as read.

Old Business:
Run Reports:
1)   Aug 10 --- Corvettes of Southern NB --- 10 cars from our club; good event
2)   Aug 11 --- 34 cars --- Memramcook, Belliveau Orchards, to Roger and Angie’s and then on to Hillsborough where Bob and Lana Cooke had prepared a great BBQ and everyone enjoyed the garage and the grounds. Special thanks to all those who helped to make this a great day --- the Cooke’s including Jeff who did a drone video of our cars, Trueman and Margaret, Bob and Carolyn, Dave and Sharon, Steve and Marilyn.  A $500 donation was collected for Children with Learning Disabilities.
3)   Aug 17 --- trip to PEI. Thirty cars crossed the bridge and met 25 – 30 more at Gateway Village followed by a tour of eastern PEI.  Saturday was such a fun day we were able to avoid being too disappointed when Sunday came in with rain.  Thanks to all who donated items for the Chinese auction.
4)   Carlisle tour had approximately 45 members participating
5)   Bowling Green anniversary tour --- 1 car from Moncton, 2 from Nfld, and 6 from NS.  One highlight of the trip was being able to meet with GM exec Lisa and have a close look at her new C8.  Toured Harley Davidson plant; tours of Corvette plant were priced at $500; Jefferson Airplane concert and fireworks were great fun.  It was a tour of a lifetime for many in attendance.  It was noted that reports are coming out that C7’s are still being produced on the line with the C8s
6)   Shediac Show --- 6 – 8 cars attended


Financial Report:
(paper copy is attached)
Account balance as of Sept 09, 2019 is $xxxx with expenses of $394.25 and income of $71.55.
MOTION: report accepted as presented
   Moved: Wornick Price      Seconded: Chanel Michaud    Approved


New Business:
MOTION: The Autism Resource Center of Southeastern New Brunswick (ARC) will receive $2000 as the profit from our show.   
Moved: Angie Bourgeois   Seconded: Helen Estabrooks   Approved

Upcoming Runs:
1)   Sept. 14th --- Shipyard Tour led by Angie with those ladies who wish to drive.  Please register asap.
2)   Sept 13/14 --- 7th Annual Acadia Region Corvette Club event in Ellesworth Maine
3)   Sept 22 --- Fundy Trail at St. Martins; meeting at Magnetic Hill
4)   Oct 12th --- President’s Run
5)   Oct 19th --- Lobster Run with speaker from Ducks Unlimited
6)   Oct 25th --- Hampton Middle School
7)   Oct 26/27 --- possible alpaca farm tour
8)   Cancelled events ---- Fall Brawl, McAdam Train , and Cabot Trail.

It was noted that there seems to be a major problem with the bending of rims on the C7s.

Hats and a few T-shirts are still available for purchase.  Further ordering of these items can be done directly from Doyle’s.
The new magnetic name tags are selling well.
Roger has received 100 new pins and they are available as needed.  Pins were a major PR item for Roger and Angie on the Bowling Green trip.
Kingston Corvette Invasion for June 19/20, 2020 was noted a fun event.

SPECIAL NOTE:
Please consider offering your name to serve on the executive for 2020.  Groups work best when the work is shared and the current executive members will be most happy to mentor those who wish to offer their time and talent.

Meeting adjourned by the president.

Secretary Louise Fyffe

President Roger bourgeois