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Rolling Thunder, Inc.  IL Chapter 3  - Minutes for April 14, 2014

 

        I.            Call Meeting to order

A)     Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence, sign-in

B)      Welcome new members and guests – introductions


   II.  Minutes

       
A)     Motion by Mongo, second - Pepper.  Passed

 

    III.            Treasurer Report

          A)     Motion – Pepper, second – Speedy.  Passed.

 

   IV.            Chairman of the Board Report

A)     Discussed resignations, appointments and purchases

 

     V.            President Report

A)     IL 3 Facts and information

 

   VI.             Committee Reports

A)     No Committees to report

 

 VII.            Vice President Report

A)     Open position

 

VIII.            Patch Presentation

A)     None

 

    IX.            Old Business

A)     Aden Lofgren Benefit Ride – June 14, 2014 –

1)      Confirmed – date, venue, stops, hog, auctioneer, BDH & band

2)      To confirm – Honor Guard, hog roast, & auction items

3)      Flyers in hand – Need a couple more people to solicit business donations

B)      Honor Guard for Missing Man Table & Fallen Soldier Cross Ceremony – what’s needed, make a list

C)      Committees – no progress

D)     Poker Run law still in effect  - Dept of Revenue is not budging

E)      Start thinking of raffle items & door prizes – ½ beef $1000  -  ½ hog $190 – Wooden plaque

F)      Raffle Tickets – 2014 Ultra Limited – offered more, but turned down.

G)     Other old business

 

    X.           New  Business

A)     Summer Meetings and Event Schedule

1)      Wal Mart D.C. ride changed to May 17th

2)      Conflicting dates for area runs, April 26th Rotary, and July 26th MS ride

B)  Confirmed Chair installations at OCC, FCC, LTC, Richland County Courthouse and Lawrenceville   Memorial Park

C)     Purchases & member pricing – pre-production orders for Aden shirts

1)      Flag, T-shirts & screens, coins, decals, kooler cups and bottle suits

2)      Pre-order Chapter 3 T-shirts and screens.  Motion by Chaplain, second - Pepper.  Passed

3)      Order decals.  Motion by Keith, second - Speedy.  Passed

4)      Bow bracelets.  Motion by Preacher, second - Speedy.  Passed

5)      Flags for parades.  Motion by Mongo, second - Rerun.  Passed

D)  Nomination for Vice President – Dennis “Speedy” Vandiver.  Motion by Pepper, second - Preacher.  Passed.

         E)      Nominations for Directors Gerald Brooks and David “Frenchie” French.

 XI.  Questions

 XII.      Adjourn

          A)     Motion – Pepper, second - Rerun.  Passed


 

Rolling Thunder, Inc.  IL Chapter 3 - Minutes for March 10, 2014

 

 

       I.            Call Meeting to order

A)    Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence, sign-in

B)     Welcome new members and guests – introductions 

    II.            Reading of Minutes

A)    Minutes weren’t brought, but was posted on Facebook. 
Motion – Preacher,  second – Pepper.  Passed
 

 III.            Treasurer Report

A)    Motion – Mongo, second – Speedy.  Passed. 

 IV.            Chairman of the Board Report

A)    Absent

    V.            President Report

         A)  Lt. Daniel Vernor Borah, Jr.  Vietnam POW from Olney

                  See “Churchill’s Corner”

 VI.           Committee Reports

A)    No Committees to report 

VII.            Vice President Report

          A) Mission Statement

                "Rolling Thunder®, Inc.’s major function is to publicize the POW/MIA issue.

                 To educate the public that many American prisoners of war were left behind

                 after all past wars.  To help correct the past and to protect the future veterans

                 from being left behind should they become Prisoners Of War/Missing In Action.

                We are committed to helping American veterans from all wars."  Rolling Thunder

       is a non-profit organization and everyone donates his or her time because they

       believe in the POW?MIA issue.   

VIII.            Patch Presentation

A)    Chapter patches to new members – Rockers and Eagles to eligible members

1)  Gary “Rerun” Hankins

2)  Jeremy “Pepper” Hankins

3)  Steve “Harmsy” Harms

4)  Marsita “Diva” Hull

5)  Steve Rodgers

6)  Tony “Mongo” Schmidt

7)  Dennis “Speedy” Vandiver

8)  Robin “Rip” Van Winkle

 IX.            Old Business

A)    Aden Lofgren Benefit Ride – June 14, 2014  

 

 

1)      Confirmed – date, venue, stops, hog roast, auctioneer, BDH & band

2)      To confirm – Honor Guard and auction items

3)      Flyers in hand

B)    Honor Guard for Missing Man Table & Fallen Soldier Cross Ceremony – list what’s needed

C)    Committees – no progress

D)    Poker Run law still in effect  - Dept of Revenue is not budging

E)     Start thinking of raffle items & door prizes – getting prices on t-shirts, coins, decals, etc.

F)     Raffle Tickets – 2014 Ultra Limited – National is out at this time, maybe on website after May 1

G)    Other old business - none 

    X.            New Business

A)    Summer Meetings and Event Schedule

1)      Opportunity for significant grant with May 10th Wal-Mart D.C. ride

2)      Conflicting dates for area runs, April 26th Rotary, May 10th Down Rider (ABATE), July 26th MS ride

3)      Personally, I will register for the conflicting rides and donate $20 in lieu of 50/50

B) Potential Chair installations at OCC, FCC, LTC WVC, Richland County Courthouse and Lawrenceville Memorial Park

C) What will members pay for – stickers, cooler cups, Challenge coins (sell), t-shirts, etc. – pre-production orders

D)    Other new business - none

 

E)     Street memorial for the Fox Creek Bridge. 

 

F)     Brad “Tattoo” Koehler has cancer.  Keep “Tattoo” in your thoughts and prayers.

 XI.            Questions

XII.            Adjourn

A)    Motion – Steve, second – Tim, passed



Rolling Thunder Minutes – 2/10/2014

I.                   Call Meeting to order 

  A)     Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence, sign-in

  B)     Welcome new members and guests – introductions

II.               Reading of Minutes

             A)  No minutes due to resignation

 B)  Brian Campbell volunteered to fill Secretary position, effective upon submitting membership  
       application and dues
.

III.         Treasurer Report

          A)  Motion - Colleen, second - Jeremy, passed

IV.            Chairman of the Board Report

            A)  Absent

V.      President Report

            A)  Mission Statement

          B)  Talking points

VI.    Committee Reports

            A)  No committees to report

VII.   Vice President Report

             A)  Introduce Kevin Schilt for presentation of Gen. Christian Franklin Schilt Memorial Highway 

VIII. Patch Presentation 

A)  None

IX.    Old Business

A)      Aden Lofgren Benefit Ride – June 14, 2014 - update 

B)       Honor Guard - need a list of supplies

C)       Committees – no progress

D)      Poker Run law still in effect – Dept. of Revenue not budging

E)       Raffle items & door prizes?

F)        Raffle tickets – 2014 Ultra Limited – order 25 more – motion – Tim, second – Mongo, passed

G)      P.A. system - $100 – checked out and rejected

H)      Other old business - none

X.      New Business

A)     Summer meeting and event schedule – motion – Dennis, second – Mongo, passed

1)  Apr. 14 mtg. @ Effingham Legion– Apr. 26 Fun Run to Ribberfest

2)  May 10 mtg. @ Fairfield VFW – May 21-27 Freedom Run, D.C.

3)  June 9 mtg. @ Newton VFW – June 14 Aden’s Ride – June 28 Jasper Co.  Fun Run

4)  July 14 mtg. @ Robinson VFW. – July 4-12 Olney fair – July 14-19 Wayne Co. – July 26 Fun
     Run to Edwards Co. Fair – July 26 Fun Run to Crawford Co. Fair

5)  Aug. 11 mtg @ Flora – Aug. 2 Fun Run to Clay Co. Fair - Aug. 6-9 Ag Days Mt. Carmel

6)  Sept. 9 (Tues.) mtg. @ Lawrenceville VFW – Sept. 6 Fun Run to Sumner Fall Festival – Sept. 
     18-20 Lawrence Co. Festival – Sept. 20 POW*MIA Recognition Run

B)    Potential Chair installations at OCC, Richland Co. Courthouse and Lawrenceville Memorial Park

C)    Other new business - none

XI.    Questions

XII.  Adjourn

            A)  Motion – Tim, second – Mongo, passed




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