GMCC Monthly Meeting August 2 2021

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Greater Moncton Corvette Club
Aug 2, 21
Lounsbury Meeting Room – 7pm

Present :  Roger and Angela Bourgeois, Rick and Helen Estabrooks, Bob Cormier, Tom and Teri Osler, Wornick Price, Trueman Copp and Margaret Mayes, Darlene Estabrooks and Ray Cormier, Richard and Carrie Anne Rioux, new members Paul and Mary Coxon and special guests Gary and Diane Fisher.

President Roger Bourgeois welcomed all to the meeting especially our friends from Ontario Gary and Diane Fisher, both CCCC executives for Eastern Region,  Diane is the Webmaster and Gary is the current Fast Past magazine editor.  Also welcomed new members who moved from Ontario to NB Paul and Mary Coxon .

He advised we have reached over the hundred mark for membership with now 102.

Old Business :  President updated the past months events 1)  Club attended AJM classic car show on July 24 where cars came and went during the day.  There was the old Customs Building where car bodies were in assembly stages, two big paint booths.  Some are for customers and others are their own as they sell completed cars, over 300 cars attended this event.

The Atlantic Nationals run was the same night he was not able to attend but heard it was fun.

2)  This past Saturday July 31 was the Amherst Armoury Tour, an event that had to be cancelled in 2020 due to covid. Seven cars left Moncton meeting up with one from Sackville and another from Amherst at the NB NS border. At the Military museum we learned lots about past wars and our history and had a great tour with Ray Coulson, curator who is very knowledgeable.  We then had breakfast/lunch at a local restaurant.  We then met up with another NS car and went on to Joggins fossil cliffs, and toured their exhibit.  We came back to Amherst though an alternate route, very scenic drive.  Thanks to Rick and Helen Estabrooks for a great day had by all.

3)  Memramcook car show was a huge success on Aug 1 with over 450 cars among the beautiful landscape and trees.

Financial Report:  Treasurer Wornick Price read the report expenses for club supplies $185.16, membership dues received tonite approx $200 Balance XXXXX.  Motion to accept made by Angela, seconded by Carrie Anne, all in favour motion accepted.
Bills for payment $37.59 from planning meeting food, motion to accept for payment Rick and seconded by Bob, all in favour motion accepted.

New Business : 1)  Donation for Mobil Oil in the amount of $185.00 from raffle moved by Margaret and seconded by Rick that the donation be made to the IWK, all in favour motion accepted.
2)  Upcoming events:

Aug 7 Atlantic National Cruise at 7pm

Aug 7 poker run to Saint John leaving McDonalds Magnetic Hill at 9am, stopping at Irving off route 1 in Quispamsis then on to 455 MacAllister Street.

Aug 14 Springill Tour organized by Don MacAulay visiting Anne Murray Museum and Springhill Miners Museum with lunch at local restaurant.

Every Tuesday night Hillsborough car show

Aug 21-22  Atlantic Nationals.  At the present time the President has not been able to talk with Bill Doherty in depth about having our usual field as such all he knows is that there is no foot bridge on the lower level as it is under construction, new entrance is between new pool and the lake toward fire station.  He hasn't even checked for vendors such as Autism barbeque but that will be done.  Participants have to register online only.  This will not be a regular show as we have had in the past.

Aug 26-28 Carlisle and some members are planning on going if they can

Aug 28 proposed trip to PEI Carrie Anne and Richard are working on finalizing details should be sent out by Teri in the next couple of days.

Sept 11 trip to winery in BaieVerte being planned by Darlene details to follow, Teri will send out email to members.

There being no further business President adjourned meeting at 7:31.

Next meeting Sept 6 7PM

Winner of 50/50 draw in the amount of $21 was Mary Cos

Helen Estabrooks

Roger Bourgeois

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