October 2021 Minutes

October, 2021 — Texas Travelers Minutes
Submitted by
Carol A. Duke

Date: October 9, 2021 

Location: Bedrock RV Park, Grand Saline, Texas

Vice-President Scott Lyles called the meeting to order and requested all cell phones silenced.

Opening Prayer: Tim Duke

Pledge of Allegiance: Carol Fitzgerald

Introduction of Guests/New Members: None

Next, Vice-President Lyles asked if there were any corrections or changes to the minutes as printed in the newsletter from our meeting in September, 2021. There were none and the minutes were affirmed by acclamation.  

Secretary’s Report: Carol Duke requested updated information for the roster and directory be furnished as soon as possible.

Those present for the meeting were: Johnny & Brenda Bean, Tim & Carol Duke, Norm & Carol Fitzgerald, Ty & Delores Kolb, Vaughn & Janie Linders, Scott & Darla Lyles, Mike & Sharon McCollough, and Bud & Elaine Toleos.

Treasurer’s Report: Carol Duke presented the following:

Treasurer Report Date:

October 9, 2021

Prestige Credit Union
Balance forward 493.61
Payment for Patch 9.25
50/50 Drawing 74.00
2022 Dues: J Bean, Linders, King, Schrum, Delmar, Nelson, Brush  140.00
Fines      4.00
Balance 720.86


EOM Balance 720.86
Treasurer Lou Brush October 9, 2021

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report was made by Tim Duke and seconded by Sharon McCollough.   Motion carried.

Wagon Master Report: Tim Duke advised there were nine (9) rigs present. Our next camp in November will be at Coffee Creek RV Park in Santo, Texas. Their management has requested that each rig book their spot with their individual credit card as soon as possible.

Sunshine Report: Brenda Bean advised that Lou Brush was being released from the hospital for home.  

Historian’s Report: Janie Linders contributed:

HISTORY: These things have survived 50 plus years and are still loved by many of us today.

Books:  How many of you have read or even have a copy of these 1960 classics

*To Kill a Mockingbird – Over a Million Copies are still sold each year

*Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess.  Cancel culture has all but taken this one away this past year.

Food:  1907 Hershey Kisses  Hershey, PA If you haven’t been you need to go.

1941 The most popular candy M & M’s

1948 Cheetos were invented during WW2

Music and TV:  

Tony Bennet born in 1926 is still performing today.

1960 Motown favorite high school song by the Temptations “My Girl”

1950 Color TV for those who could afford a TV.  All three major TV networks adopted full color in 1965.

1964 Jeopardy best game ever.

Handy Gadgets we all have used and are still using to this day:

1946 Tupperware    1953 Ice Coolers   1954 Commercial Drip Coffee Makers introduced and in 1972 Mr. Coffee Pots were manufactured for at home use.

Clothing:  1932 High top sneakers.  1946 The Bikini. 1960 Tie-dye t-shirts

1964 Berkenstocks comfortable footwear sells over 25 million pairs a year


1958 American Express was the first to boost our love affair with debt.

1962 If you had invested $10,000 in Warren Buffett you would be worth $298 million dollars now and wouldn’t be sitting here listening to me.

And last I close with the 1963 invention of the HAPPY FACE

Chaplain’s Report: Tim Duke advised we would meet at  9:00 a.m.

Birthdays and Anniversaries: Vice President Lyles noted the birthdays of Janie Linders, Jo Ellen and Lou Brush.  Anniversaries being celebrated were Bud & Elaine Toleos and Scott & Darla Lyles.  Congratulations to all.

President’s Report: Scott advised there was no new information to share.There will be a sign up for food at the November/Thanksgiving Camp after the meeting as well as a sign up for 2022 Hosting by month.

Host Report: Ty Kolb advised that the cost of th catered meal wa $6.00 per person to be ready at 5:30 p.m.  Please clear the hall by 4:30 p.m.  

Committee Reports: Nominating Committee Chair Janie Linders reported that the slate of new officer who had agreed to serve were:

President Scott Lyles

Vice President Tim Duke

Secretary Sharon McCollough

Treasurer Carol Duke

Scott asked if anyone had any other nominations who would agree to serve.  As there were none,

there was a unanimous vote to accept the slate as presented.

Unfinished Business: None

New Business: Janie Linders suggested that we might want to tour the Baker Hotel since our last visit to see the progress.  She will look into it.  

Vice-President Lyles asked if there was any other business to discuss. Tim Duke made a motion to adjourn that was seconded by Mike McCollough. The meeting was adjourned.

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