06/14/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on June 15, 2017 with 0 Comments

06/14/2017

Antique Auto, Hebron, KY

 

New members:

Guest: Kurt Donahue (69 TR6), Bob Trimpe (69 XKE), Paul Margraf, Molly Meyer

 

30 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from May

Treasurer:

In attendance

106 paid members

Website:

Not in attendance

need submissions articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner or Bill Johnson

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Austin Healy club Gymkhanas/Driver’s Training

Will be held at the Live Oak Vocational School in Milford

Main gate opens before 9 AM

Registration is first 20 cars and 25 drivers

Dates: June 17, July 1, July 23, Sept 2, Oct 28

For more information, contact Skip Jackson

Donut Trail Run

20 people, 13 cars attended

Hit 4 shops

Well received

Will finish run in July and August

Glendale Car Show

July 15, 2017, starting 9 AM

Dayton British Car Day

August 5, 9 AM – 4 PM

Eastwood MetroPark, Dayton Ohio

Registration: $15 prereg or day of show

Put In Bay Road Race Reunion

Aug 27-30

Club member has a place to stay for $80 per day

Cheviot Car Show

May 7th, 9 AM – 3 PM

Registration $10

Indy Vintage Racing

June 16-18

Mid Ohio

June 23-25

Ohio Valley Porsche club Gymkhanas

Now at Kentucky Speedway

Will hold two of them

Cruise In at Antique Auto Shop

September 9th

10:30 – 1:30

Hammann’s  “Cruise In For Kids” Car Show

Joe Nuxhall Miracle Fields, June 25th

Hammann’s has supported our show

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Suggestions for drives

British Transportation Museum in Dayton

Rabbit Hash

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Byron

No new information – no contact with him since last meeting

 

New Business

None

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

Featuring the Mini

 

Need sponsors and door prizes

Club members are encouraged to assist in seeking out

 

Registration

$15 prereg, $20 at the show

Prereg get free T-shirt

Preregistration forms available at meeting and on website

 

T-shirts are in production

 

Vendors

Same food vendors as last year

 

Thanks to Terry for his support

 

Harbin Park has had a number of trees removed

Can’t provide shade due to insurance and cost of the available options

 

Need committee members and volunteers

Sent e-mail to volunteers to confirm location and shirt size

 

Flyers and preregistration forms available at the meeting

 

Skip will be having open heart surgery prior to the show

Will need help at registration

 

Bag stuffing party is June 6 at Rib City in Fairfield starting at 6 PM

 

 

Future club meetings

July: none due to Car Show

Aug: Ron Ramer’s house

Saturday, Aug 12, 1 PM

Bring covered dish

Sept: Rick Benhais shop

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05/10/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

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05/10/2017

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members: None

Guest: None

 

25 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Apr

Treasurer:

In attendance

106 paid members

Had attending members assist in folding the British Car Day mailers

Website:

Not in attendance

need submissions articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner or Bill Johnson

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Austin Healy club Gymkhanas/Driver’s Training

Will be held at the Live Oak Vocational School in Milford

Main gate opens before 9 AM

Registration is first 20 cars and 25 drivers

Dates: June 17, July 1, July 23, Sept 2, Oct 28

For more information, contact Skip Jackson

Austin Healy Bluegrass Club Spring Thing

May 18-21 – multiple-day drive

Starts at the Hampton Inn, Lebanon, KY

Cost about $500

Lauren Hill Car show at Coney Island

$20 admission

May 20th

Moss Motors Motorfest

June 2-3

Hall of Fame honoring Sterling Moss and others

Would cost about $500-600

Ault Park Concours

June 11, 10 AM – 4 PM

Registration $20

Glendale Car Show

July 15, 2017, starting 9 AM

Louisville British Bash

June 3rd, St. Joseph Children’s Home

Back at old location – orphanage

Dayton British Car Day

August 5, 9 AM – 4 PM

Eastwood MetroPark, Dayton Ohio

Registration: $15 prereg or day of show

Put In Bay Road Race Reunion

Aug 27-30

Club member has a place to stay for other members

$80 per day

Cheviot Car Show

May 7th, 9 AM – 3 PM

Registration $10

Indy Open Wheel

June 8-11

Indy Vintage Racing

June 16-18

Mid Ohio

June 23-25

Donut Trail

Butler county

Visit 10 donut shops

Get card stamped at each

Will recommend route

Informal count of interested members taken – will schedule a drive

Ohio Valley Porsche club Gymkhanas

Now at Kentucky Speedway

Will hold two of them

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Byron

Car delivered

Has license

No update on health

Cell phone out of service

 

New Business

Club member Horne

Died earlier this month

More information will be added to notes when available

Widow left with 68 Austin Healey

Secretary will post information in Market

 

Greg Courson

Has 73 Spitfire for sale

Would like $5000, will consider reasonable offer

 

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

Featuring the Mini

 

Mentioned in some online magazines

 

Need sponsors and door prizes

Club members are encouraged to assist in seeking out

 

Registration

$15 prereg, $20 at the show

Prereg get free T-shirt

Preregistration forms available at meeting and on website

 

Next meeting will be May 25

At Rib City in Fairfield starting at 7 PM

 

Need committee members and volunteers
Future club meetings

June: Antique Auto Shop in Hebron

July: none due to Car Show

Aug: Ron Ramer’s house

Sept: Rick Benhais shop

 

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04/12/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

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04/12/2017

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members:

Guest: Dave Rucker (Jag 420G)

 

21 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Mar

            Noted times listed for Glendale Car show were incorrect

Treasurer:

In attendance

100 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Correspondence received

            Invizashield, John Wellbrock

                        Partnered with other car clubs

                        Do tech sessions

St Josephs June 3rd car show

            Inquiring whether we would be in attendance

            Houdini Escape Room

            Want to borrow a Houdini era car

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner or Bill Johnson

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Sharonville Car Show

            April 30, 8:30 AM – 3 PM

            Registration $20

Spring Classic Driving Tour

            Organized by Kurt Neimeyer

            April 22

                        Assembly point is the American Modern Insurance Group campus in Amelia

                        Coffee and food trucks will be available

                        Event starts at 7:30 AM; lead car begins drive at 9 AM

            Club picks a charity for attendees to contribute to (Audrey Rose Foundation for BCCGC)

                        Two members responded so far

                                    Decided registration fee will be minimum $20

                        Flyers available at meeting

 

Austin Healey club Gymkhanas/Driver’s Training

Will be held at the Live Oak Vocational School in Milford

Main gate opens before 9 AM

Registration is first 20 cars and 25 drivers

Dates: June 17, July 1, July 23, Sept 2, Oct 28

For more information, contact Skip Jackson

Austin Healey Bluegrass Club Spring Thing

May 18-21 – multiple-day drive

Starts at the Hampton Inn, Lebanon, KY

Cost about $500

Moss Motors Motorfest

June 2-3

Hall of Fame honoring Sterling Moss and others

Would cost about $500-600

Ault Park Concours

June 11, 10 AM – 4 PM

Registration $20

Glendale Car Show

July 15, 2017, starting 9 AM

Cheviot Car Show

May 7th, 9 AM – 3 PM

Registration $10

Indy Open Wheel

June 8-11

Indy Vintage Racing

June 16-18

Mid Ohio

June 23-25

Ohio Valley Porsche club Gymkhanas

Now at Kentucky Speedway

Will hold two of them

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

None

 

New Business

Byron

Ron made arrangements for car to be delivered on April 21

Byron is not doing well

Hopes to have driver’s license and plates in a few weeks

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

Featuring the Mini

 

Have posters to hand out to be displayed around town

 

Bob Niemeyer will accept show flyer for goodie bags in Spring Classic Driving Tour

 

Need sponsors and door prizes

Club members are encouraged to assist in seeking out

Registration

$15 prereg, $20 at the show

Preregistration forms available at meeting and on website

Sam Smythe withdrawn as sponsor

 

Next meeting will be April 27

At Rib City in Fairfield starting at 7 PM

Need committee members and volunteers

Future club meetings

May: Cock and Bull

June:Antique Auto

 

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

03/08/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

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03/08/2017

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members: None

 

30 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Feb

Treasurer:

In attendance

85 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Correspondence received

Someone wants to rent British car for wedding

Would prefer Aston Martin

Members’ cars known don’t have big enough back seat

Proposed club keeps list of members willing to let cars for films

Encountered negative stories from Antique Auto with previous instances

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner or Bill Johnson

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Bob McConner’s open wheel car collection

One of the largest

March 18th, Ervana OH

Need to know by end of February how many will attend

RSVP to Jim Steputis

Max number of people is 70

On other side of Urbana is B-17 restoration in progress

Some are planning on seeing it afterwards

Got responses from 16-17 members

Several volunteered for car pool

Bob Evans in Tottersville will be meeting point

Leaving at about 8 AM

Spring Classic Driving Tour

Organized by Kurt Neimeyer

April 22

Assembly point is the American Modern Insurance Group campus in Amelia

Coffee and food trucks will be available

Event starts at 7:30 AM; lead car begins drive at 9 AM

Club picks a charity for attendees to contribute to (Audrey Rose Foundation for BCCGC)

Two members responded so far

Decided registration fee will be minimum $20

Flyers available at meeting

Austin Healy club Gymkhanas/Driver’’s Training

Will be held at the Live Oak Vocational School in Milford

Main gate opens before 9 AM

Registration is first 20 cars and 25 drivers

Dates: April 8, June 17, July 1, July 23, Sept 2, Oct 28

For more information, contact Skip Jackson

Austin Healy Bluegrass Club Spring Thing

May 18-21 – multiple-day drive

Starts at the Hampton Inn, Lebanon, KY

Cost about $500

Moss Motors Motorfest

June 2-3

Hall of Fame honoring Sterling Moss and others

Would cost about $500-600

Leprechaun Run

Charity road rally for League of Animal Welfare

March 19th

Registration $25/car

Competitive

Recommended to have driver and navigator

Glendale Car Show

July 15, 2017, 5:30 – 10:30 PM

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Byron’s car

Meeting 2 PM this Saturday at Ron Ramer’s

Open bid from car transporter for $607

Contacted Byron to see if he wants car sold or transported

Suggested club might consider buying car and raffle it off at car show

Byron being released Sunday from hospital – returning to father’s house

Very difficult time walking

 

 

New Business

None

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

Featuring the Mini

 

Adding Audrey Rose trophy

 

T-shirts are free for registered cars only

Club members will have to pay for t-shirt otherwise

 

Debating changes to judging

 

Have posters to hand out to be displayed around town

 

Bob Niemeyer will accept show flyer for goodie bags in Spring Classic Driving Tour

 

Need sponsors and door prizes

Club members are encouraged to assist in seeking out

 

Next meeting will be Mar 23

At Rib City in Fairfield starting at 7 PM

 

Need committee members and volunteers

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

02/08/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on February 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

02/08/2017

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members: None

 

26 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from January

Treasurer:

In attendance

65 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Club Secretary is the backup admin for the website

Secretary is now responsible for updating the content on the website

Requested

Add pictures from past British Car Days to site

Separate slideshow for winners of the classes from British Car Days

Both being arranged

Correspondence received

Steampunk Symposium

April 28-30 at Holiday Inn in Eastgate

Have requested period British cars in years previous

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner or Bill Johnson

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Dinner at Vinkolet Winery

Saturday, Feb 18th, 6 PM

$35-$40 per person

Coupon for $15/couple available on Vinkolet website

Need RSVP to Jim Stepudis or Bob Santoro by Feb 11

Bob McConner’s open wheel car collection

One of the largest

March 18th, Ervana OH

Need to know by end of February how many will attend

RSVP to Jim Steputis

Max number of people is 70

On other side of Urbana is B-17 restoration in progress

Some are planning on seeing it afterwards

Spring Classic Driving Tour

Organized by Kurt Neimeyer

April 22

Assembly point is the American Modern Insurance Group campus in Amelia

Coffee and food trucks will be available

Event starts at 7:30 AM; lead car begins drive at 9 AM

Club picks a charity for attendees to contribute to (Audrey Rose Foundation for BCCGC)

Austin Healey club Gymkhanas/Driver’s Training

Will be held at the Live Oak Vocational School in Milford

Main gate opens before 9 AM

Registration is first 20 cars and 25 drivers

Dates: April 8, June 17, July 1, July 23, Sept 2, Oct 28

For more information, contact Skip Jackson

Bluegrass Club Spring Thing

May 18-21 – multiple-day drive

Starts at the Hampton Inn, Lebanon, KY

Cost about $500

Moss Motors Motorfest

June 2-3

Hall of Fame honoring Sterling Moss and others

Would cost about $500-600

Leprechaun Run

Charity road rally for League of Animal Welfare

March 19th

Registration $25/car

Competitive

Recommended to have driver and navigator

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Byron’s car

Bumpers, marker lights and interior work left

Will try to complete on Saturday, Feb 18th, 9 AM at Ron Ramer’s house

No word from Byron yet on where to deliver car

Next car to work on is Troy’s Triumph

 

Point system

Objection raised for cash reward used to incentivize club participation

Proposed that attendance in events with limited spaces be limited to once every three years

Proposed that officers be excluded from participation

No formal motions made

 

New Business

Motion made to waive membership fees for members of 25 years or greater

Question raised how to determine who has been in club that long

Motion seconded; majority attending voted in favor

Will investigate who qualifies

 

Jim Collins Auto Body has MGC for sale

 

MG YA Sedan for sale

Has been parked 20+ years

Contact Steve McAdams through Benhais Restorations for more information

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

Featuring the Mini

 

New sponsor form

Separate form for trophy categories

 

Changes to Harbin Park

Planned for future – draft presented to public on September 15, 2016

Plans available for viewing on Harbin Park Master Plan website

 

Need sponsors and door prizes

Club members are encouraged to assist in seeking out

 

Next meeting will be Feb 23

At Rib City in Fairfield starting at 7 PM

 

Need committee members and volunteers

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

01/11/2017 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on January 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

01/11/2017

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members: None

 

31 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Nov

Treasurer:

In attendance

Now accepting club dues for 2017

Website:

Not in attendance

Need advertisers for site

Complaints that there was no mention of the Cavalcade

            Members raised concern that only one person has administrator access

            Decided to discuss the matter at the February meeting

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Cavalcade of Customs

            January 6-8

            Club display won best club display trophy

            Six cars judged

                        Two firsts, two seconds, a third and a fourth

            Special thanks to Greg Courson for help with display

Healey Club Fall drive

            Four club members and six Healey club members in attendance

Dinner at Vinkolet Winery

            Saturday, Feb 18th

            Need RSVP to Jim Stepudis or Bob Santoro a week ahead of time

Bob McConnell’s race car collection

            One of the largest

            March 18th, Ervana OH

Fairfield Swap Meet

            Jan 21st, Butler County Fairground

Spring Drive

            Neimeyer

            Club picks a charity for attendees to contribute to

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Trailer wheel bearings fixed

 

Donation made in the name of Richard Thomas

 

Byron Waller

Club donated $300 for completion of his car

Anticipate being done with car by February

Arrangements made to transport car

 

Christmas dinner

42 people in attendance

Had gift exchange

Generally positive response

Club spent much less this year compared to previous Christmas parties

 

 

New Business

Proposal to encourage member participation from Jim Stepudis

Same few people always doing all the work for club events

Proposed a point system for attendance and participation

At end of year, prizes awarded to highest point totals

Secretary would be responsible for taking attendance

Point determinations

Attend monthly meeting – 1 point

Attend club sponsored drive in a British car – 3 points

Attend or help at a tech session – 3 points

Serve on a committee – 3 points

Attend & visit club display at Cavalcade of Customs – 3 points

Enter a car at Cavalcade of Customs – 5 points

Enter a car and/or work at BCCGC British Car Day – 5 points

Will begin in February

 

Received e-mail from Sam Harrison with the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association

Requested up to four club members display British cars in the 2017 Cincinnati Auto Expo, Feb 8-12

Cars would be located on the 5th Street concourse

Move in 9 AM, Feb 7th. Retrieve car Feb 12th

Would need to provided own stanchions

Contact phone number available from Jim Stepudis or Bill Johnson

 

Proposed club bring a sound system to meeting

Had one – was taken by former club member and never returned

Jim Stepudis offered to bring his

 

Club member looking for someone with TR3 experience

Several members at meeting volunteered

 

Ron Ramer request

Working on several members’ cars at his house

Requested volunteers to discuss exact dates after meeting

 

 

British Car Day

Show will be July 9th

 

Next meeting will be Jan 19th

At Rib City in Fairfield starting at 7 PM

 

Need committee members
Future club meetings

February – Cock & Bull

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

11/09/2016 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on November 10, 2016 with 0 Comments

11/9/2016

Cock & Bull, Glendale

 

New members: Aaron (72 TR6)

 

30 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Oct

Treasurer:

In attendance

128 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Need advertisers for site

No news to report

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Cavalcade of Customs

January 6-8

Contact Jim Stepudis

Room for 12 cars

Only two cars so far

Will need front, rear and side view pictures

Club Drives

Austin Healey Fall Color Drive

Sunday November 13

From Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Way, Hebron, KY

Leave at 1:45 PM.

Ends at the Tilted Kilt, 4911 Houston Road, Florence, KY

Rallye style or just a drive for those who don’t want to participate in the rallye

Contact Skip Jackson

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Volunteers who committed to plan club drives in 2017

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Christmas Dinner

Had no volunteers for the committee

Concluded we will have club meeting at Cock and Bull second Wed of December

Club will contribute $10 for each member’s dinner and $5 for tip

No gift exchange this year

 

Trailer’s wheel bearings

Still not fixed

Jim will inspect the bearings to determine extent of the issue

 

New Business

Richard

Club member

Passed away due to a stroke on Oct 25

Will look into place for club to make donation

Motion for club make a $25 donation to charity of family’s choice

Seconded and passed

 

Byron Waller

Currently living in a Holiday Inn and looking for apartment

Difficulty getting an apartment due to having eviction on his record

MGB is close to getting painted

Working on it Saturday mornings at Ron Ramer’s

Breakfast is provided

Requesting a grill for a 74 MGB from club members

Took donations at meeting towards helping with parts

 

Fairfield Swap Meet

Will be at Butler County Fairgrounds this year

January 21, 8 AM – 5 PM

12′ x 12′ space for $30 for selling anything

No interest shown at meeting – tabled until December meeting

 

British Car Day

Next meeting will be At Rib City

 

Need committee members
Future club meetings

December: Cock and Bull Tavern, Glendale

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

10/12/2016 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on October 13, 2016 with 0 Comments

10/12/2016

Cock & Bull, Glendale

New members: Andrew Hutchison (MGB)

38 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Thanks to the Ramers for hosting club picnic

Vice President:

In attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from Aug

Treasurer:

In attendance

128 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Need advertisers for site

Updated back end to meet requirements of hosting site

Received e-mails

            Lady in Lewisburg, OH, with MGA in parts for sale

                        Updated: club member already bought it

2016 BCD pictures on front page of website

            Request pictures from previous BCDs

                        Will provide access to photo repository site

Professional video will be put in drop box for upload to hosting site

            need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Jeff Weingartner

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Put in Bay

            August 29th

Mainstrasse

            August 21

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Cavalcade of Customs

            January 6-8

            Contact Jim Stepudis

            Will be requesting cars starting end of October

                        Room for 12 cars

                        Will need front, rear and side view pictures

Pleasant Treasures Cruise In

            Sunday, October 16th, from 10 AM – 6 PM

            Pleasant Treasures, Hamilton, OH

Club Drives

Fall Color Drive

            October 23rd

            Will visit three colored bridges

                        Leave from Lowes on Colerein Road at 10 AM

            Will stop at Riley’s for lunch

                        About a four hour trip

            Will be canceled if it’s pouring rain

            No RSVP required

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

 

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

Byron Waller

Has qualified for disability

Now back in Mississippi with family

Still looking for own apartment

Will be having day to work on MGB bodywork this Saturday

At Ron Ramer’s house starting 9 AM, breakfast available

Will revisit in 3 weeks

 

New Business

Club trailer needs new wheel bearings

Also need back up with pickup truck for Jim

Ron Ramer, Larry volunteered

Suggested Jim bring trailer to Ron Ramer’s on Saturday

Will put wheel bearings on

 

Christmas Party

Will discuss and set up comittee next meeting

 

British Car Day

First meeting, Oct 28, Rib City

Featured car probably will be Mini

Filed Under: Meeting Minutes

08/10/2016 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on August 11, 2016 with 0 Comments

8/10/2016

Benhais Restorations

 

New members: Tom Volte (66 & 67 MGB), Mitch Rosenberg (65 Elan)

 

41 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Thanks to Rick Benhais for hosting meeting

Vice President:

Not in attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from June

Treasurer:

In attendance

125 paid members

Website:

In attendance

Need advertisers for site

The website will be revised and update during the next month

Notify Jeff Weingartner of any needed updates

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Newsletter:

Need editor to produce newsletter

Activities:

Put in Bay

August 29th

Mainstrasse

August 21

Mallard Cove Senior Center

Annual car show, October 8th from 10 AM – 2 PM

$5 for registration

All proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association

Spring Grove Show

October 9th

Antique Auto Cruise In

September 10th

Saint Ann’s Classic Car Show

September 24th, 4-8 PM

St. Ann’s Church, 646 Clinton Ave, Hamilton, OH

$15 registration

Limited spaces for registration

Oktoberfest being held at same location during show

Cars and Coffee

Saxby’s Coffee, Montgomery Road

Every Saturday from 9-11 AM

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Volunteers who committed to plan club drives in 2016

September – Jim Stepudis

In planning

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

None raised

 

New Business

For those who have asked about Ron Bernert (former member)

Currently not performing auto mechanics

Has started own handyman business (interior and exterior house repair/improvement projects)

 

British Car Day

Thanks given to all that helped with the show

Special thanks to Bob Meyer for the job he did running the show

 

The show was very successful

134 registered vehicles

The food stand sold out

10% of the profit will be given to Audrey Rose

Channels 5 & 9 covered the show

 

Pictures will be put on the website starting next week.

 

Please contact Bob Meyer for any sponsors that need to have a follow up letter sent

 

There was a professional videographer in attendance at the show

The club will buy a professional video for use on YouTube and for advertising the show

 

Follow up meeting

August 25th, location TBD

 

 

Future club meetings

September

Cookout at Ron Ramer’s house

Sept 17th

Meat provided, bring covered dish

More information on website

October – Cock & Bull

 

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06/08/2016 British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati Meeting Minutes

Posted by on June 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

6/8/2016

Antique Auto, Hebron

 

Visitors:

New member: Tim (TR4), Gary (1965 Spitfire Mk 2), Caleb (Aston Martin DB7)

 

34 Attending

 

Officer’s Reports

President:

Ran meeting

Thanks to Terry Kesselring for hosting meeting

Vice President:

Not in attendance

Secretary:

In attendance

Read meeting notes from May

Treasurer:

Not in attendance

Website:

Not in attendance

Need advertisers for site

need submissions, articles, pictures

Member bios and car information needed

Information on parts suppliers/websites/garages requested

Cross-reference list in archive section of website

Information needing to be posted to or updated on the website should be drawn to the attention of Debbie Manning

Newsletter:

Not in attendance

Activities:

Malico Retirement Community in Sharonville

            Trying to put together car show

            Will alternate car clubs to invite

            This year, will invite British Car Club

Mid-Ohio

            Indy Vintage Races

            June 23-28

                        Camping $30, 4-day pass $60

Concouse deElegance

            Featuring Austin Healeys

            Sunday, June 12

Austin Healey National Convention

            Airport Mariott

            June 12-16

Indianapolis Speedway

            Wednesday, June 15

Put in Bay

            August 29th

Middletown British Bash

            July 22nd

            British tribute bands

            Downtown

Mainstrasse

            Cruise-in

            Saturday, June 11

MG National in Louisville

            Eddie Kole will be attending

Club Drives

Need volunteers to plan and lead drives

Volunteers who committed to plan club drives in 2016

            June 12th – Larry Hutchison

                        Cancelled

            August – Greg Courson

            September – Jim Stepudis

Upcoming events posted on Facebook and Web pages

Welcoming suggestions for club events

Event calendar available on website or Google

 

Old Business

None

 

New Business

Greg Thomas having kidney removed in the next month

 

Larry Hutchison has the lights he required

 

British Car Day

Will be July 10th

 

Have hit the cut off date for sponsorships

 

Need more volunteers

Food stand and clean up

Judging cars

Front gate

Clean up

 

Will have video crew filming for local media

 

Next meeting July 7 starting at 6 PM at Harbin Park

for stuffing bags

 

Still need door prizes and goody bag stuff

 

No June meeting for show

 

 

Future meetings

July – no meeting due to show

August – Benhais shop

 

Presentation by Terry Kesselring after meeting

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