GMCC Monthly Meeting March 6/2023

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Greater Moncton Corvette Club
Mar 6, 2023
Lounsbury Meeting Room 7pm

Present : Marc and Sandra Melanson, Dave and Kim McPherson, Rick and Helen Estabrooks, Don MacAulay, Roger Bourgeois, Roger and Leontine Boudreau, Bob and Monica Richard, Richard and Carrie Anne Rioux, Scott Mullin, Gary Gaskin, Derwin Cooling and Debbie Legge, Ken Cameron, Tom and Teri Osler, Ray Cormier, Tim Cameron.
President Marc Melanson welcomed all present and thanked everyone for coming out on a stormy night.
Minutes of last meeting were on website and had been forwarded to all member this week by email.  There being no reported errors or omissions moved by Roger Bourgeois and seconded by Carrie Anne they be accepted, all in favor, motion carried.
Treasurers Report: Detailed report provided by Treasurer Tom Osler, credits $395.48, debits $705.39 closing balance XXXX.  Motion to accept Rick seconded by Dave, all in favor, motion carried.  Treasurer reported bank charges going down as banking being done once per month.
Bills for Payment:  Roger postage $21.16 and ink $26.43 moved by Rick seconded by Carrie Anne to accept, all in favor, motion carried.
Rick $137,31 for Go Daddy moved by Richard seconded by Roger, all in favor, motion carried.
Roger read a written request from Evelyne Valotaire for funds to cover door prizes for Bathurst weekend she is planning for September 22 – 24.  Motion by Roger for club to send $200 seconded by Rick, all in favor, motion carried.  She has advised that our sponsor Lounsbury's has agreed to cover pizza and wings for Friday night Greet and Meet. Once funds received from Lounsbury's by the Treasurer that cheque to be sent to Evelyne as well.
Bill from Motor Sports Hall of Fame received by Bob Cormier forwarded to Roger.  This has already been paid.   Roger advised the club has been given a brick at the museum for our 10 year membership to the Hall, picture to be posted on Facebook page.
Membership Update:  Teri Osler advised we now have 81 signed up and paid.  It was agreed that a last reminder will be sent to have members renew their membership and that those not renewed by the end of Speed Sport East week will be dropped from the emails thus requiring Teri to send from one list only.
New  Business:  1)  Marc advised NAACC Presidents report had been received.  Will be kept with minutes, of note, the value of insurance for club functions.  We are  members of NAACC and Quad C where we pay insurance to cover executive members.
2)  Roger provided details of planning meeting held Feb 19,23, with 7 people attending.  Rick will add details to calendar.
Mar 19 and Apr 16 Knights of Columbus breakfast
Apr 20 - 23 Radical Speed Sport East – Don MacAulay has agreed to organize.
May 20 – Day trip to Dover and Campbells Carriage house in Sackville – Angie organizing.
June 1 – 4 Bar Harbour
June 10 - Lounsbury Corvette Show
June 11 – Old Orchard Beach Maine Car Show
June 17 – Day trip to Amherst to Military Museum and Grove Cottage – Rick organizing.
June 24 – Day trip to Pictou cross over to PEI by ferry and tour of Eastern part of PEI – Roger organizing.
July 5 – 9 Atlantic Nationals will include at least one day trip
July 14 – 16 Vette Fest in Yarmouth
Aug  5/ 6 Saint Andrews – Tammy Boudreau organizing
Aug 6 Memramcooke Car Show
Aug 12 Club BBQ at Tom and Teri Osler
Aug 24 – 27 Carlyle Car Show
Aug 19/ 20 Campbeltown Tour – organized by Bertrand Drapeau
Sept 22 – 24 Bathurst organized by Evelyne Valotaire
Sept 29/30 Saint John Car Show
Oct 9 Rhys Run
Oct 21 Trueman Lobster Run tentative date.
Oct 27 Hampton Middle School Car Show
Nov 25 Club Christmas Party
More emails to be sent out to confirm dates and book rooms or some may wish to plan day trips.
3)  Speed Sport East – Don advised Lounsbury's has 500 bags being made to hand out, he has all cars lined up he believes, there will be a donation jar for Autism and he has requested and received volunteers to help out with set up and tear down. He requested a budget of $300 and if more space provided by organizers of event he may request further $200.  Motion by Don seconded by Tom for Don to receive $300 all in favor motion carried.
3)  Random computer draw made for 18 cars to be featured in our 18 month calendar with 2 additional for the cover done by Marc with assistance from Richard. 300 to be ordered to start. Marc to place order for calendars.
4)  Rick requested that he be given permission to contact Dave's contact for Go Daddy Canada to see if it is possible to switch to Canada from US.  Permission provided.

Meeting adjourned by Sandra 8:01
Winner of 50/50 Monica in the amount of $30.

Helen Estabrooks
Marc Melanson

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