March 2020 Minutes

The Business Meeting was held at Bedrock RV Resort in Grand Saline Texas, March 14, 2020

The Meeting was called to order by President Wayne Brush
He asked everyone to silence their cell phones
The opening Prayer was given by Ty Kolb
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jim Beasley
Nola Schrum.
Nola has completed a Membership Application. Ballots were passed out by Scott Lyles
for a Membership Vote.
Secretary Report
There were no corrections or changes in the report.
Motion was made by Carol Fitzgerald to accept the report.
Seconded by Jim Beasley.
Motion Carried
Treasurer Report
February Balance was      $903.70
    ” 50-50 Drawing                45.00
Donations                             62.00
March Balance                 $1010.70
Less Pending Bills
Wayne Brush 50 Patches $462.20
Wayne Brush  Sewing on 10 Patches  $27.20
Current Balance  $521.30
50-50 Fund Balance $300.76
Usable Funds  $220.54
End of Month Balance $521.30
Motion to Accept Treasures Report Carol Fitzgerald
Seconded by Ty Kolb
Motion Carried
Wagon Master Report  given by Wayne Brush
7 Member rigs, 1 Visitor.
2 Drive Ins
Sunshine Report  Brenda Bean
Larry Irby, having kidney stones, 
Patsy Irby having back pains, but not cancer
Tim Duke having stem cell implants on his knee
Darla Lyles is having surgery on March, 19 for fibroid tumor.
Postponed pain shots until later date.
Darlene Beasley, had MRI, shows no cancer
Yearbook Report
Historian Report
Chaplain Report
Jay Delmar, Services at 9:00 am, bring your hymnal.
Birthdays and Anniversaries, given by Scott Lyles
Birthdays , Larry Irby, 31st, 
Anniversary, Norm and Carol Fitzgerald, 18th
Host Report
Cake and Ice Cream after Meeting
Clear the Hall at 4;00
Dinner at 5:00
ASD Report,  Jay Delmar
State Rally, April, 9th thru 12th at Canton Civic Center, Parking $20.00 per night.
Officially starts on Thursday, but will be events on Tuesday & Wednesday.
Presidents Meeting held in Terrell on Mini Rally Planning
Mini Rally rate is $26.00
Stated need to write letter to Marcus Lemonis on helping Chapters
New Business
Wayne emailed updated SOPs to Members in advance of a Secret Ballot Vote
Ballots were counted, Vote Carried.
There was Chapter discussion on putting Member information on the Website to replace the previous Yearbook.
Wayne asked for a show of hands on all in favor, was not a vote.
Most if not all were in favor.
It was decided that each Member should decide if they want their information on the Website.
Member information would be Password Protected.
Wayne will send out questionnaire 
Need New Chapter Flag for Mini Rally.
Wayne will research.
There was discussion about a trip to Mountain View, leaving from the Bedrock Rally on June 13 th.
Wayne asked for a show of hands.
Four rigs were in favor.
Scott Lyles reported that Pala Duro Canyon does not make group reservations, First Come, First Served.
I could not read my notes on play dates.
Four Member Rigs showed interest.
Need New Members
Norm had had  new Business Cards for the Chapter made at no cost to the Chapter, Stated it was his contribution.
Several Business Cards and Texas Travlers Description and Camping Schedule  pass outs were given each Member.
Scott Lyles reported that we need Hosts and Reporters.
He has a Sign Up Sheet availble.
Reminded every one it is their duty to help.
Wayne asked for a Motion to Adjourn
Motion was made by Carol Fttzgerald and seconded by Darlene Beasley
Motion Carried.
Submitted by
Lou Brush

February 2020 Minutes


Date: February 8, 2020
Location: Durant Oklahoma KOA
Meeting was called to order by: President Wayne Brush. He requested that all cell phones be silenced.
Opening prayer was given by : Jay Delmar
Pledge of Allegiance was led by :Jim Beasley & Jay Delmar
Introduction of guests and new members: Nola Schrum
Secretary’s Report: No report.
Treasurers Report: Presented by Lou Brush
Opening balance for February     $1,371.80
Less Pending Bills  
John More  (badges)                      $408.10
Brenda Bean
Sunshine                                          $60.00
Current End of Month Balance      $903.70
Less 50/50 Balance                       $255,76
Net Usable Funds                         $647.94
Current  End Of Month Balance    $903.70
Wagon Master Report: Given by Wayne Brush
3 Rigs Present, 4 Drive ins
News Letter Report:  None
Sunshine Report : Given by  Wayne Brush
Bud Toles still having problems after his surgery.
His Doctor is recommending shots.
Patsy Irby: Has news tests and new medication.
Cancer is in check still taking treatments
Shirl Nelson: Had the implant and had problems and is now improved.
Darla Lyles: I have severe arthritis in my neck and four to five facets sit on top of each other.
I will have facet block in injections Friday Feb 14th.
I also have severe arthritis in my back with the last four vertebrae found with severe stenosis or thicking
of the spine due to arthritis. During the lower MRI they found something else that requires an ultra sound.
I don’t have any information on that yet.
Yearbook Report: None
Historian: None
Chaplain Report: Jay Delmar & Darla at 9:00 am
Birthdays: Given by Scott Lyles
Patsy Irby -2,3  Johnny Bean-2,18  Mike McCollough, 2-27
Anniversaries: Given by Scott Lyles
Larry and Patsy Irby- 2,14  Johnny and Brenda Bean- 2,28
Presidents Report:  No Report
Host Report: Clear the Hall at 4:30
Dinner at 5:30
New Business:  A Board of Directors Meeting was held prior to the Chapter Meeting.
Since the attendance was low all  Members and the Visitor were invited to attend.
Three patches was reviewed and the patch with the state of Texas and and a Class A 
Motor Home with colors red and blue with white star and gold lettering was chosen.
The cost of a patch is $8.50 plus tax or sewn on the Chambray Shirts is $11.00 plus tax.
The Chambray Shirts had already been chosen and Chapter Vote approved at the January Meeting.
Sharon McCollough recommended that each Chapter Member pay for their own shirt and that the
Chapter pay for one Patch for each member.
Every one was in agreement.
It was discussed that the Yearbook Information be listed on the Website.
National and State are currently available.
The Chapter information would be created by Norm.
Individual Member information including pictures would be Password Protected.
All were in agreement except on the Individual Member Information.
There was no decision on the Individual Member information.
This will be discussed and voted on at the next Chapter Meeting.
Wayne will update the Chapter Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Chapter Requirements and e-mail them out to Texas Travelers Members
for a vote.
Our SOPs require a notice prior to a Chapter Vote.
The changes will be voted on by Secret Ballot at the next Meeting.
During the Chapter Meeting ,Wayne called for a Motion to approve The Board of Directors and Member discussions prior the the Chapter Meeting.
Mike McCollough made the Motion and Carol Fitzgerald  seconded the Motion.
The vote carried and he Motion consisting of the earlier discussions was approved by accumulation.
Scott Lyle said that he needs Hosts and Reporters.
Jay Delmar reported that the State Rally will be held in Canton Tx. this year  April 9th thru 12.
Jay also reported that they have a phone agreement for the Canton Mini Rally starting September,16th thru 20.
Jay also brought up the Marcus Lamonis comments in Motorhome and Trailer Life magazines stating “If You Are Not Happy
I Am Not Happy”
He is going to coordinate a series of letters addressed to Lamonis  addressing that the Chapters could use more help
in recruiting new members.
Gloria Delmar brought up the subject of  Chapter Member Trips.
We have previously discussed a trip to Mountain View Arkansas.
Scoot Lyle also brought up  the possibility of a Palo Duro  Canyon Trip.
Wayne asked him if he would get details on Palo Duro Canyon.
Motion to Adjourn
Carol Fitzgerald, seconded by Mike McCollough
Motion Passed
Submitted by Lou Brush
In the absence of Carol Duke