Frankfort Car Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 15, Frankfort. IL 60423
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Next Meeting is October 11, 2017
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Frankfort Car Club meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm

Frankfort Township Building • 11000 W Lincoln Highway

(on U.S. Rt. 30 one block east of Wolf Road on the north side of the street).

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Coffee and treats are provided.

2017 Treat Schedule

October: Gary Ross

November: Mike Root

 

Frankfort Car Club Meeting Minutes

 

Minutes for October 11, 2017
By: Shelly Ferguson

Call to order: Larry Henry called to order 7:32 pm October 11, 2017

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Welcome new members:Larry welcomed 4 new members to the club, Jerry Berger, Chicago (Corvair), Kevan Jedlowski, Frankfort (AC Cobra), Jim Fuchs, and Robert Dixon, Manhattan (54 Studebaker & many others).

Bob Dixon was present at the meeting and discussed his many different cars. 

Approval of 9/13/2017 meeting minutes: Paul Quattrocki moved to accept, Al Huston seconded the motion; motion passed 

Treasurer’s Report: Greg Andresen gave a breakdown of deposits and withdrawals for the month with an ending balance of $9397.37 as of 9/30/2017. Pat Harvey moved to accept, Chuck Lily, seconded the motion; motion passed 

Nominations for 2018 Board of Directors: Last month, Chuck Lily was nominated for member at large and Shelly Ferguson was nominated for Secretary for the 2018 board. Larry opened the floor for anymore nominations for the board. There were no new nominations. Voting will take place in November.

Cruise Nights: We submitted our request for use of Public Property-Permit Application stating our cruise nights dates for 2018 starting May 17, through Sept. 13. We are also working to get more volunteers for 2018 cruise nights, such as ticket sales, setting up, taking down, and help at the raffle table. Anyone that would like to volunteer for next year, please see Chuck Ravetto. There was some discussion about how we can extend the range of the speakers to the Prairie Lot like a radio transmitter, so the public can hear us in that lot as well. Wayne Lucht had suggested at maybe the club could make a donation to the village so they could get something that could expand the frequency to the other lot. Considerable discussion took place over cruise night parking. 

Garage Tours: There will be a garage tour at Art Bulmann’s on October 15th for 10am. Art has an extensive motorcycle & memorabilia collection.

The next a garage tour is on Nov 11th 10:00 am at Shockwave Customs near SE corner of Rte. 30 and LaGrange (Rte. 45). 

Old Business:

There was a discussion on upcoming events:

Frankfort Police Department’s Trunk or Treat will be on October 28th

The Independence Car Club final cruise on October 29th

Pat Harvey talked about the upcoming Christmas Party on December 3rd at the V.F.W. in New Lenox. She is collecting the money for the Christmas Party $20 per person, $40 for a couple. You can mail your checks to her. The Christmas club committee is also taking donations, new and unopened items for the raffle baskets. Please bring your items to the November meeting. 

New Business: Greg reported that there has been some discussion on advertising in local area newspapers in the area. They will publish in the Community Events section on the newspaper our cruise events and meetings, they can also link up to our website.

Nancy Lily proposed to have a hard copy of the membership directory. 

Adjournment: Larry Henry moved to adjourn the meeting, Wayne Lucht seconded the motion. Motion passed. 

Treats were provided by Gary & Ruth Ann Ross. Thank you Gary & Ruth Ann!!

 

 

 

Call to order: Larry Claypool called to order 7:31 pm September 13, 2017

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Larry reported there was a budget meeting on September 10,2017 at Karen O'Connor’s house. Karen gave a quick report of results. Karen reported we had a short comings of funds this year due to sponsorship issues but we did meet all our responsibilities. Frankfort Car Club gave $1000.00 to Camp Quality, 3 scholarships for total of $3000.00, Food Pantry $1000.00, Trunk & Treat $300.00, Donation to Independence Car Club of $250.00 for Back to school kick off, $200.00 for year end picnic, $150.00 for bereavement, which will increase to $200.00 in 2018. Anyone interested in viewing the budget please see Karen. 

Approval of 8/09/2017 meeting minutes:  Gary Ross moved to accept;  Motion passed  

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen read to members the breakdown of deposits and withdrawals and to who paid for the month.  The ending balance as of 8-30-17 is $10,413.10. Al Houston moved to approve the report. Shelly Ferguson seconded the motion. Motion passed

Garage tour coordinator: No garage tours scheduled till fall.

Web site: Rosa Acevedo thanked everyone for their patience with her during this time but reported she had updated the website today and will finish updates tomorrow. Again anyone with something they would like in newsletter please email it to her by the 25th of the month.

Camp Quality: Shelley reported we had 72 cars for 78 children. This year was a success. Thank you everyone for making this day successful! Good job done by Shelley!

Old Business:  JP updated members on the calendar project Judy Rago and he has been working on. JP spoke to someone and got info for the calendar. At this time it would be too costly and not feasible. Larry reported the Frankfort Fall Fest Parade was great exposure for the club. We had 11 cars for viewing and 13 in the parade. Thanks to all who participated. reminder the picnic is September 16 12885 Ridgeland in Mokena. Check out website for more information. Christmas party is December 3 at the New Lenox VFW from 5pm to 9pm. The cost for each member is $20.00. Money needs to be turned in by November.


New Business: Larry reported Trunk & Treat is coming up. The date and more information on this event will be posted on our website when we receive the information. Larry also reminded members for the new upcoming year 2018 there will be 2 positions open on the board. Larry opened the floor for nominations. Gary Ross nominated Shelley Ferguson. Shelley accepted. Larry Claypool nominated Chuck Lilly. Chuck accepted. Larry closed the floor for nominations for the night. Pat seconded. Larry reminded members that nominations will continue at October and voting in November, so if anyone is interested please attend the meetings. Frankfort Food Pantry Car Show is Sunday September 24, 2018 from 1pm to 4pm. Registration is food donation. You will receive lunch (hot dog, chips & pop. Raffle prizes and a fun time. More information will be posted on the website. Sharon let members know the pantry is in big need of paper products. Toilet paper, paper towels, ect.


Adjournment: Larry Claypool  moved to adjourn, Karen O'Connor seconded the motion. Motion passed. Treats Provided by Karen O'Connor. Thank you KAREN!!

 

 

 

Call to order: Greg Andresen called to order 7:31 pm August 8, 2017

Pledge of Allegiance: All members 

Greg announced a member Larry Henry volunteered to step up and serve on the board as vice president. Greg moved to nominate Larry. John Paul moved to approve the motion, Al Houston seconded the motion. Approved by all members. WELCOME ABOARD LARRY! Larry took over the August meeting.  

Approval of 7/12/2017 meeting minutes: John Paul moved to accept; Shelly Fergusen seconded the motion. Motion passed   

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen read to members the breakdown of deposits and withdrawals and to who paid for the month. Greg also noted all scholarship moneys have now been paid out. The ending balance as of 7-30-17 is $11,393.98.Larry Henry moved to approve the report. Nancy seconded the motion. Motion passed  

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner (not in attendance)

Garage tour coordinator: No garage tours scheduled till fall. Upcoming car show: August 19, 2017 Village of Bradley Anniversary Car Show. August 31, 2017 Auburn Indiana Labor Day weekend Auction. Please see website for more information regarding these events. 

Web site: Rosa Acevedo (not in attendance) 

Camp Quality: Shelley reviewed with members the schedule of how this event will be. Pizza from Aurelios will arrive at 5:45. Shelley will pass out map and rules. We will line up and be ready to leave trolley parking lot by 6:30 pm. Shelley reminded members Current Insurance & driver’s license is required. If you own a 2 seater, you will have a counselor only in your vehicle. 

Old Business:  JP updated members on the calendar project Judy Rago and he have been working on. Rosa sent out emails to all members to see who would be interested. JP has received some response. JP stated they are thinking of an 18 month calendar.  JP  & Judy are checking on pricing and will have update for members for the October meeting. Larry reported to members the Frankfort Fall Fest is coming. There was a sign-up sheet at the July meeting but more is needed. At least 12 for parade and 12 for staging. Larry put sign-up sheet out. Larry reminded members this year picnic is September 16, 2017 at Terry Myers home. Directions & information will be posted on website and also aske Rosa to send out club member’s email as a reminder.  

Adjournment: Paul Quarocki moved to adjourn, Dale Chapman seconded the motion. Motion passed. 

Treats Provided by Shelley Fergusen..Thank you Shelley!!

 

 

 

Minutes, July 12, 2017

Call to order: Greg Andresen called to order 7:32 pm

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal

Approval of 06/14/2017 meeting minutes: Rosa moved to accept; Larry Loven seconded the motion. Motion passed

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen reported the balance of $12,293.00 as of 6-30-17. Shelley moved to approve the report Larry Loven seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Connor reported 2 scholarships have been paid and she is still waiting for 1 more student to submit his paperwork. 

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman reported no garage tours scheduled till fall 

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Greg reported approx. $4,500.00 in sponsorships. Anyone interested in helping with this position, please contact a board member. Your help is greatly appreciated! 

Web site/ Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reported website is all updated. Advertisers now match website. Also Best & worst car articles are still needed for newsletter, please forward your story to frankfortcarclubnewsletter@gmail.com. Deadline Each month is 25th. If you place a classified ad in the newsletter, please remember to keep Rosa updated if the item sells so she may remove it from the newsletter/ website. 

Camp Quality: Shelley Ferguson reported Wednesday August 9 2017 is Camp Quality. Shelley asked for at least 6 people to volunteer to direct traffic along our route. Anyone participating please remember you need valid driver’s license, current insurance card and no 2 seaters please. Aurelio’s pizza will be served in parking lot approx. 6 pm. Police escort will be 6:30. Reminder August meeting has been moved to Tuesday August 8 due to this event. Same time same location. 

New business: Greg reported Frankfort Fall Fest is approaching; we are in need of at least 12 cars. Anyone interested please let Greg or Larry know. Also sign-up sheet will be at August meeting. Since Kids night was rained out, we have made a new date of August 10. Brenda will host the Kids games and activities again this year. 

Adjournment: Larry Loven moved to adjourn; Chuck Ravetto seconded. Motion passed

 

 

Minutes, June 14, 2017

Call to order: Larry Claypool called to order 7:325pm

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal

Approval of 5/10/2017 meeting minutes: Karen O’Connor moved to accept; Ruth Ann Ross seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen reported the beginning balance for May was 12,337.46. We received $275.00 in membership and $1075.00 in sponsorship. Expenses for the month of May 2017 were $200.00 for Newsletter/Website, $64.76 Cruise Night Marketing & $1000.00 for Auto Tech Scholarship. The ending balance as of 5-30-17 was $12,707.70. Ted moved to approve the report Dale Chapman seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner reported Jake Barnas of Lincoln-Way Central is the only scholarship that has been mailed out. Karen is waiting on the other students to turn in paper work so checks can be mailed. 

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman reported Garage tours will resume in the fall.

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Greg reported Integrity Insurance sent $500.00 Mr. Radiator $175.00 Old Plank Tap $200.00 Malleys $200.00. Fat Rosie’s donated gift certificates for raffle Greg also stated if anyone is interested in helping with this position, please contact Greg Andresen at 708-267-7772 if you ca help.

Web site/ Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reported website is all updated. Also reminder Deadline Each month is 25th. If you place a classified ad in the newsletter, please remember to keep Rosa updated if the item sells so she may remove it from the newsletter/ website. Rosa also is looking for Best/Worse car stories for the newsletter. Please email your story or if you need help you may contact Ruth Ann Ross. She has kindly volunteered to help members write their story. We are now updated with members list for the 2017 year. Rosa has emailed newsletters out and some have bounced back. If you are not receiving newsletter via email PLEASE verify your email address on file with Brenda or Greg so we may correct the issue. This is also for postal newsletters. Verify address. 

Christmas/Picnic Committee: Judy Rago (not in attendance) Karen O’Conner reported September 16 2017 is our Frankfort Car Club picnic. Karen will have Rosa post information on website and in the newsletter soon. 

Camp Quality: Shelly reported everything is set for August 9, 2017. Reminder that Camp Quality is on the same night as meeting night for August so the meeting for the month of August will be Tuesday August 8, 2017 same time and same location. Shelly sent Deputy Chief the map and has requested 2 officers to help with traffic but we also need 6 volunteers to help at certain locations. We will have a sign-up sheet at next month’s meeting. 

Cruise Night Coordinator: Chuck reported cruise nights are going good. We have had great turn outs. Some nights almost 250 cars. Larry reported the mayor has worked with businesses and the club and has managed to get our parking back with the exception of Kansas Street. We do have follow up meeting scheduled for July 12 2017. Greg, Chuck & Joe will attend. 

New business: Larry reported Kids Night is June 29 2017. If anyone has ideas for games on entertaining the kids let us know. Assist Chief of Police also contacted Larry to say a citizen reported someone walking around cruise night with open alcohol. This person claimed to be a car club member. Larry is reminding all members open alcohol is not allowed. If you see someone with alcohol, please remind them this is not allowed. Larry also had Rosa post this on webpage to make everyone aware. Also Larry will have Rosa post some car events that are coming up on the website for anyone interested or looking for something to do so keep checking our webpage.

Adjournment: Karen O’Connor moved to adjourn; Rosa seconded. Motion passed.

 

 

Minutes, May 10, 2017

Call to order: Larry Claypool called to order 7:32 pm

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal

New Member/ Guest: Carol & Bill Nichols who own 2014 Corvette Stingray & John who owns 66 GTO, 66 Galaxy 500

Approval of 4/12/2017 meeting minutes: Larry Loven moved to accept; Paul Quattrocki seconded the motion. Motion passed

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen reported the beginning balance for April was 10,492.00. We received $200.00 in membership and $1825.00 in sponsorship. The ending balance as of 4-30-17 was $12,337.00. Dale Chapman moved to approve the report Paul Quattrocki seconded the motion. Motion passed

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner reported she handed out 2 scholarships to Bryan Mathews and Jake Barnas of Lincoln-Way Central. Lincoln-Way East has no scholarship recipient. Lincoln-Way West had award ceremony later in the week for her to award 1 more scholarship. Karen reported she will have all scholarship checks wrapped up by next week.

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman reported our garage tour to Pete’s Place in Hobart was successful. Everyone had a great time. Garage tours will resume in the fall.

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Greg reported as we are aware Heather Haney has stepped down from Sponsorship chairperson due to family health. Greg and Joe Olsten will be doing follow up with sponsors with visits or phone calls. Anyone interested in helping with this position, please contact a board member. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Website/ Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reported website is all updated. Rosa also posted the parking for cruise nights on Facebook and website. Also reminder Deadline Each month is 25th. If you place a classified ad in the newsletter, please remember to keep Rosa updated if the item sells so she may remove it from the newsletter/ website.

Christmas/Picnic Committee: Judy Rago (not in attendance) Karen O’Conner reported VFW is booked also Terry Myers will be hosting this year Frankfort Car Club picnic. Attentive date is looking like September 16, 2017

Camp Quality: Shelly reported everything is set for August 9, 2017. Reminder that Camp Quality is on the same night as meeting night for August so the meeting for the month of August will be Tuesday August 8, 2017.

New business: Larry reported Cruise night parking has some major changes happening. Larry discussed with members the changes and also Larry put out copies of parking maps for members. Larry has posted articles in newspapers and on website for everyone to see. Members expressed their thoughts and opinions on this change, Larry asked us all to be cooperative and lets just see how this goes. Tom Redding, owner of Smokey Bark attended the meeting and spoke to members briefly about the parking and his talk with the mayor regarding this. The mayor told Tom to see how this goes and if it turns into an issue for him let him know and he will see about changing parking back to the way it was. Tom reassured us he stands behind the club 100%. Greg Andresen wanted to add to the members this statement: I wish to thank all club officers and chairpersons for listening to my suggestions for improvements to club operations. The cruise night issue, Thursday night or a different night, available parking lots multiple presentations to village officials has been my passion since May 2016. Chuck Ravetto, Joe Oster and I have become your political representatives that changed on April 30th during the emergency meeting in the home of Larry Claypool. The clubs village approved plan was not acceptable to the membership. Parking north of the trail plus the prairie lot is now the clubs permitted space. After tonight, I will only work on the responsibilities of treasurer and attempt to restart the failed advertising program. I welcome any and all help. Thank You. Greg Andresen

Adjournment: Mr. Levy moved to adjourn; Rosa seconded. Motion passed

Treats provided by: Chuck and Sharon Ravetto

 

 

Minutes, April 12, 2017 

Call to order: Larry Claypool called to order 7:32 pm

Pledge of Allegiance: All members

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal 

New Member/ Guest: Jeff Apel, he was recruited by his neighbor Greg Andresen. Jeff owns 1968 Ford Bronco, has attended many cruise nights and enjoys everyone. Welcome Jeff!

Approval of 03/8/12 meeting minutes: Dave Mosier moved to accept; Mike seconded the motion. Motion passed. 

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen reported the balance of $10,492.00 as of 3-30-17. Rosa moved to approve the report Patti seconded the motion. Motion passed

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner (not in attendance) Karen relayed message to Greg she has received 2 scholarships and will share information at next meeting.

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman reported the trip to the Allen Strong Collection was a great day, nice turn out. Thank you all who attended. Next tour is is April 23, 2017. Dale will have Rosa post all information on the website and email to members.

Membership: Brenda reported we have 141 members (including spouses) Brenda made 35 courtesy phone calls to reach out to members who have not renewed. 

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Greg reported Heather has stepped down from Sponsorship chairperson due to family health. To date we have $2000.00 from sponsors. Greg will follow up with sponsors with visits or phone calls. Anyone interested in helping with this position, please contact a board member. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Website/ Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reported website is all updated. Rosa broke up some pictures from last garage tour so more will follow in this month’s newsletter. Also Best & worst car articles are still needed for newsletter, please forward your story to frankfortcarclubnewsletter@gmail.com. Deadline each month is 25th. If you place a classified ad in the newsletter, please remember to keep Rosa updated if the item sells so she may remove it from the newsletter/ website. 

New business: Larry reported Cruise night parking has some major changes happening. Due to parking issues Frankfort village did a parking study, Joe, Greg and Chuck attended a meeting with the village. So far it has been decided Ash Street, Kansas street will be closed for cruise night cars, we will be able to park diagonally, Also they requested that Prairie parking lot be used for over flow only. Joe and Chuck were attending the final meeting this evening and will update everyone at next month’s meeting. Members are urged to attend. 

Adjournment: Rosa moved to adjourn; Dave seconded. Motion passed. 

 

Minutes, March 8, 2017 

Call to order: Greg Andresen called to order 7:31 pm

Pledge of Allegiance: All Members

Guests/ New Members: Tommy Doyle from Matteson Il. Tommy owns 1967 Cutlass S.S Welcome Tommy!

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal 

Approval of 02/01/2017 meeting minutes: Wayne moved to accept, Chuck R. seconded the motion, motion passed. 

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen reported balance as of 2-28-17 is $10,217.13 Rosa moved to approve the report, J.P seconded the motion, motion passed

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Connor (Not in attendance)  

Cruise night chairperson: Joe Olsten once again reminded members to volunteer to help out on Thursday nights. Selling raffle tickets, working membership table, set up and tear down. Joe will have sign-up sheet at every meeting. 

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Heather Haney (not in attendance)

Web-site/Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reports website is updated. Newsletter was sent out twice to all members by email to make sure everyone receives it. This will also happen for the month of March. Anyone needs something in the newsletter please forward information to her. Remember deadline is the 25th of every month. Ruth Ann Ross has generously volunteered to help members write an article for newsletter for the worst or best car. Anyone needing help please contact Ruth Ross.

Garage Tours: Dale reported next tour will be March 26, 2017 at Dennis Haywards Packard Museum. Dale will have Rosa post information on website and send out emails. 

Old Business: Christmas Party for 2017 is locked in with the New Lenox VFW, Judy, Karen & Patsy will keep us informed as they make more progress. Anyone interested in donating for raffle baskets for the Christmas party please contact one of the ladies. Shelly Ferguson, who is overseeing the details on Camp Quality, is meeting with Frankfort Police Dept. regarding escort, new route to avoid the train. Shelly will keep us posted. 

New business: Members please remember to renew membership for the 2017 year. Dan Coyler announced March 19, 2017 is the Tinley Park 18th annual Parade. Dan has volunteered his car. Everyone is welcome. Joe Olsten reported Greg and himself will be meeting in April with Mary Keenan and Frankfort Police Chief regarding cruise nights. Also they will be attending Frankfort Historical District meeting. Anyone with ideas, concerns to share please contact Joe or Greg. 

Open Floor: Gary Ross presented J.P an award for his Good Work for all he’s done for the Frankfort Car Club. Thank You J.P! Wayne told members his story of how he became a Frankfort Car Club 

 

 

Minutes, February 8, 2017 

Call to order:  7:32 pm by Karen O’Connor

Pledge of Allegiance: All members                     

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal

Approval of 1/11/2017 meeting minutes: Larry Claypool moved to accept; Bob O’Connor seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen (not in attendance) Karen reported the balance of $9682.31 as of 1-31-17. Larry Claypool moved to approve the report; Al Huston seconded the motion. all members approved

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner reported Greg suggested at recent Board meeting we increase the scholarship to $3000.00, Karen recommended to members we wait till our budget meeting to vote, members agreed. Karen will also post scholarship recipients on the website for members to see; also if they wish to attend graduation night, you are more than welcome to.

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman thanked everyone for coming out to the Eastwood Garage tour, we had a huge turnout but the AMG tour was terrible. No members showed up but Dale & Bonnie.  AMG was a great tour. Dale is also looking for ideas for future tours. If anyone has ideas Please get Dale the information so he may schedule a tour. Jody Dilling sent information regarding a trip to Dearborn IL. Rosa will send out information to members and also post on our website.

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Heather Hayne reported she has revised the sponsorship letter and is ready to mail out but will also follow up with phone calls to our sponsors.

Web site: Rosa Acevedo reported website is all updated to date. Anyone interested in member of the month for the newsletter, please submit pictures and small bio about yourself and the car. Also any classified ads. Email information to the Frankfort Car Club email address.

New business: We will have a membership table set up at every cruise night for people who wish to join or even renew membership. We have asked each school to provide us a flag to display on or around the table.  Joe Oster is going to be the Cruise night coordinator chairman. Sharon & Chuck will still do the set up and tear down. Joe is still looking for members to help with the 50/50 and host the membership table. Joe will be passing around sign-up sheet at the next 3 meetings for members to volunteer. Judy Rago has locked us in to December 3, 2017 at V.F.W Hall in New Lenox for this year’s Christmas party. Greg has issued the deposit. Karen is asking for baskets and items to put in the baskets for the raffle. Anyone has anything to donate, contact Karen and she will make arrangements to get it. Karen also mentioned we are still in need of board members. Anyone interested need to contact a current board member or attend next meeting.
Adjournment: Joe Oster moved to adjourn; Bob O’Connor seconded. Motion passed

 

 

January 11, 2017 

Call to order: Larry Loven at 7:31 p.m. 

Pledge of Allegiance- All members 

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal 

Approval of 11/09/2016 meeting minutes: Mike Root moved to accept, Wayne seconded the motion, motion passed (no December meeting) 

Treasure’s report: Greg Andresen (not in attendance) Larry Loven reported the balance of approx. $9,100.00 as of 12-31-16. Larry moved to pass on the vote due to no valid treasure report. 

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner (Karen O’ Connor not in attendance) 

Garage tour coordinator: Dale Chapman reported garage tour for Eastwood in Alsip is January 29, 2017 further information will be posted on our website. Also for February 4, 2017 is a garage tour at Automotive Mentor Group in Bedford Park further information will also be update on our website. 

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Heather - not in attendance

Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo (not in attendance) If anyone would like anything in the newsletter, please email to frankfortcarclub@gmail.com or call Rosa. 

Web site: Rosa Acevedo (not in attendance) 

Old Business: Larry Loven reminded members we are still in need of Board members. Anyone interested needs to let him or another board member know. Everyone cooperation would be greatly appreciated. Larry also thanked the Christmas Committee for a great job on the Christmas party. It was a huge success. Beautiful Job!

New business: Judy suggested the 2017 Christmas Party be held at the V.F.W Hall in New Lenox. She has made inquiry regarding this and will update more as the information comes. Dale reported the Top Quilt Shop that is usually open on Thursday evenings has graciously changed their hours of operation to Wednesday evenings to help accommodate our cruise night parking on Thursday. 

Adjournment: Al Huston moved to adjourn, Paul Quatrocki seconded, motion passed.

 

 

September 14, 2016

Call to order: Larry Loven at 7:31 p.m

Pledge of Allegiance- All members

Receipt of newsletter: Email & Postal

Approval of 08/10/2016 meeting minutes: Larry Claypool moved to accept, Joe Urbaszewski seconded the motion, motion passed

Treasure’s report: Dale Chapman reported the balance of $13,610.82 as of 08-31-16. Larry Claypool moved to approve the report; Joe Urbaszewski seconded the motion; motion passed.

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner reminded members the Frankfort Car Club Picnic is September 24, 2016 at Wayne Garage 14552 Archer Ave. Lockport, IL. Maps are available and information will also be in newsletter. Also if any food you will be bringing needs heat or cooking, please contact Karen prior to picnic so arrangements can be made.

Garage tour coordinator: Dave Moiser – not in attendance

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Karen Waslowski - not in attendance

Newsletter: Rosa Acevedo reported newsletter for August was completed and sent out. Rosa will add the classified section to the newsletter again starting in September, If anyone would like anything in the newsletter, please email to frankfortcarclubnewsletter@gmail.com or call Rosa.

Web site: Rosa Acevedo reported the web site is updated. We have a new website name, Frankfortcarclub.club. Rosa received a lot of positive feedback from members on the website and the newsletter! GREAT JOB ROSA!

Old Business: A member asked for Larry to refresh the clubs memory of the outcome with the parking issue and the mayor. Larry opened the conversation to Greg Andresen whom was on the special committee to speak to the Mayor. Greg spoke to the Mayor on July 1,2016 and the mayor reassured Greg the Frankfort car club was fine for Thursday nights. Greg will ask the mayor to attend the October meeting to speak to members on this subject again.

New business: Larry read to members an email of resignation from Pete Alukas and also Tom Searle. Any member who wishes to read, see Larry or Brenda. There are also 3 board member positions open for 2017. Larry asked members to think of nominations for next month’s meeting. Voting will be in November. Trunk & Treat is coming up in October; Larry will get more details of date and time by next month meeting for anyone interested. If anyone ordered/paid for a Frankfort Car Club T-shirt and did NOT receive one, please let Larry or Brenda know as soon as possible. The Christmas party this year will be at Gatto’s in New Lenox on December 4, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Menu will be presented at October meeting. Members are welcome to bring dessert. Desserts MUST BE store or bakery bought. NO HOMEMADE OR ITALIAN DESSERTS WILL BE ALLOWED.

Open Floor Discussion: Greg Andresen invited members to join him September 21, 2016 for Township Day 2016. (see flyer in newsletter) Greg will be there at 5:00 pm also Greg informed members of the Taste of Frankfort Fall Reception Tuesday September 27, 2016. (See flyer in newsletter) Larry informed members Clairidons retirerment center is having a Fall Festival October 15, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm They are looking for at least 8 cars to participate, If anyone is interested see or call Larry for more information. Gary Ross informed members of World War II Days on September 25, 2016 ( see flyer in newsletter)

Meeting Treats provided by: Karen O’Connor Thank You!

Treat Schedule: October: Joe & Brenda Urbaszewski November: Mike & Sharon Root

December: No Meeting

Adjournment: Pat moved to adjourn; seconded by Julie; motion passed 

 

August 10, 2016 

Call to order: Larry Loven called to order 8:20 pm August 10, 2016 

Pledge of Allegiance: All members 

Approval of 7/13/2016 meeting minutes: Karen O’Conner moved to accept; John Paul seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Treasure’s report: Dale Chapman reported the balance of $15,105.82 as of 7-30-16. Gary Ross moved to approve the report. Chuck seconded the motion. Motion passed 

Budget/scholarship: Karen O’Conner reported the 2nd scholarship we have been waiting to award will NOT be given due to the fact the student changed schools and the school they chose does not have automotive classes.

Garage tour coordinator: Dave Mosier (not in attendance) No garage tours scheduled

Sponsorship & advertising chairperson: Karen Waslawski ( not in attendance) 

Web site: Larry Loven introduced a gentleman named Paul who may be interested in doing the website. Paul currently does the website for the Manhattan Car Club. Karen O’Conner asked about Rosa and also suggested we ask her to come back and continue to do the website and possibly the newsletter. Brenda agreed to bring Rosa to the following cruise night so Larry and the board can speak to her regarding this matter.

New business: Picnic date has been changed to September 24th at 12; 00 pm. The picnic will be at Wayne’s Place, Address and map to location will be forth coming soon. Frankfort Township Charities Car show will be on September 25, 2016. From 1 pm to 4 pm at the Frankfort Township Complex. Phillips Chevy in Frankfort car show will be September 10, 2016. Flyers are being distributed. Karen has started working on this year’s Christmas party and will be giving members more information soon. We formed a Christmas party committee which will include Karen, Ruth and Pat. Dale informed members the printer Mike, who has been printing our newsletter will be retiring in December so we will need to start looking for another print company. 

Adjournment: Ted Harvey moved to adjourn, RONSTER 2nd the motion. Motion passed.

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