June 2021 Minutes

Date:  June 11, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.

Location:  Bedrock RV Park in Grand Saline, Texas

President Wayne Brush called the meeting to order and requested all cell phones be silenced.

Opening Prayer:  Tim Duke

Pledge of Allegiance:  Carol Fitzgerald, who also held an accommodating flag suited to her recent health condition.

Introduction of Guests/New Members:  Wayne Brush introduced our guests: Jim & Valina Bowling and G.W. & Anna Sanders

Next, President Brush asked if there were any corrections or changes to the minutes as printed in the Newsletter?  There were none and the minutes were accepted.

Secretary’s Report:  Carol Duke informed that the new ASD Donna Mann wanted updates to our rosters in real time.  We need to update any changes as they occur.  Please provide current information to the Secretary.  Those present at the meeting were:  Johnny & Brenda Bean, Lucille Bean, Wayne & Lou Brush, Jay & Gloria Delmar, Tim & Carol Duke, Norm & Carol Fitzgerald, Rick & Jan King, Ty & Delores Kolb, Vaughn & Janie Linders, and Scott & Darla Lyles. 

Treasurer’s Report:  Lou Brush presented the following:

Treasurer Report date: 

June 12, 2021

Balance forward 599.13
50/50 DRAWING 05-01-2021  43.00
Payment for Patches  27.25
EOM Balance                                   669.88
Less Pending Bills/Obligations -0-
Current EOM Available Funds Balance 699.88
Current Balance 669.88
Treasurer Lou Brush 06-12-2021

Tim Duke made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Janie Linders.   Motion carried.

Wagon Master Report:  Eight (8) rigs plus one room rental making nine (9).  Frontier Sam’s added three (3).  Total of twelve (12).

Newsletter Report:  Carol Duke stated that current rig information from members, contact information as well as photos of members was needed.  Please provide to secretary via e-mail, text, or in person.  Information will be passed on to Norm Fitzgerald to update the members’ web site.

Sunshine Report:  Brenda Bean advised that Jim Beasley is still in hospice care. Others advised that his voice was not as strong, and he was more difficult to understand.  Big improvements with Carol Fitzgerald from the stroke she suffered in May.  Tremendous progress in such a short time with physical therapy continuing.  Nola Schrum’s sister passed away last week preventing Nola from being with us this camp.  Rick King will have back surgery on June 25, 2021.  Hoping to have a short recovery time.  Larry and Patsy Irby were in a car accident that totaled her car.  She is receiving PT and Larry is still driving Ms. Patsy.  Other party did have insurance.

Historian’s Report:  Janie Linders advised there was none.

Activities Report:  Janie Linders advised Painting with Jan and Jane would take place beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the hall on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Cost is $7.00 per person.

Chaplain Report:  Tim Duke advised that due to issues with rig, he could provide a devotion via ZOOM.  President Brush declined the offer.

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Vice President Scott Lyles advised that we had two (2) birthdays:  Sharon McCollough and Brenda Bean.  Of note, former members AC & JoEllen Blair will have their 65th Anniversary on June 22nd

President’s Report:  President Brush gave a review of the key changes to our Standard Operating Procedures as well as affirming the Texas Traveler’s Expectations for new members.  Tim Duke made a motion to accept the new SOP, seconded by Janie Linders.  A vote was taken ad the motion carried.

The floor was then opened for nominations for the Nominating Committee.  The committee will be comprised of:  Carol Duke, Delores Kolb, and Janie Linders.  The committee was confirmed by Chapter vote.  President Brush and Treasurer Brush advised they would not be available to serve as officers in the upcoming year. 

Rick King and Nola Schrum are looking for a venue for the CPR class.  Rick advised that a room sufficient for the course was available at First Baptist Church Garland for a fee of $75.00.  He did not want to obligate the Chapter without presenting this option.  Carol Duke made a motion to use Chapter funds to pay for the venue.  Seconded by Carol Fitzgerald.  Vote was taken and motion carried.  Rick and Nola will proceed with getting a date and time.

President Brush advised that Nola Schrum had been approved for the State Treasurer’s position.

New ASD Donna Mann had an unfortunate event.  Donna’s rig caught fire and burned completely.  Jay and Gloria Delmar have pictures of the ruins. 

Host Report:  Janie Linders advised that the hall should be cleared by 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Meal will be served @ 5:30 p.m.  Cost is $5.50 per person for Ham, Green Beans, and Potato Salad, Tea and Lemonade.  Includes plates, utensils, and glasses.

Rick King made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Tim Duke.  Motion carried and the meeting was adjourned.