Our 33rd year!

April 2016 Edition


2016 Meeting Dates 50/50 Drawing
4/01/16 Chili Dinner at Swanton Fire Department (meeting starts at 6pm) General
5/06/16 Officer Nominations HO
6/03/16 Pizza Dinner/Officer Elections/Yearly Dues O


Meeting Called to Order at:
7:37pm, 4/01/16

Motion to accept the Secretary's report (Dispatcher) from last month:
Ed made the motion, Terry seconded, the motion was approved.

Treasurer's report:
Tim gave the Treasurer's report.

Secretary's report:
John had nothing to report.

Vice President's Report:
Dan thanked everyone involved with the Chili Dinner for their efforts and reminded everyone that the raffle tickets were for sale as usual.

President's report:
Don brought in some flyers.

Motion to accept the Officer's Reports:
KC made the motion, Jim seconded it, the motion was approved.

Committee reports:
Public Relations- N Division made the channel 13 news! Thanks to Cody taking the time to set things up, we now have an Instagram account.

HO Division Report by KC Wittenmyer:
There is no workshop next week. Cody is attempting to get the club colored Purple and White train back. HO Division brought in one of their new modules that will make its debut at the Firelands show.

Upcoming Shows:

4/16/16- Firelands Show
5/07/16- National Train Day


O Division Report by Larry Welch:
Larry nominated Jerry Strugalski for lifetime membership and submitted the appropriate paperwork. June made the motion for it, Ed seconded it, the motion passed. Jerry Strugalski is now a lifetime member. We are confirmed for the Manor House this year. The Allen County fair contacted Larry to see if we were interested in attending but no members expressed an interest given the distance to the fairgrounds.

Upcoming Shows:

5/07/16- National Train Day
8/11-8/18- Henry County Fair
9/02-9/08- Fulton County Fair
???- Sauder Village
11/11-12/31- The Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo
12/03-12/11- The Manor House

N Division Report by Tim Gray:
Randy's Show went well. Tim and Terry are getting together soon to repair the broken track.

Upcoming Shows:

5/07/16- National Train Day
7/23/16- St. Stevens Show

Motion to accept the Division Reports:
KC made the motion, Jon seconded it. The motion was approved.

Old or unfinished Business:
No old or unfinished business.

New Business:
Ed thanked everyone involved with making the annual Chili dinner happen. Nominations for the next round of officers are due next month with the elections taking place in June. Membership dues will be due in June.

Good of the Club:
The raffle was for the General Fund this month.

Show & Tell:
None this month.

Meeting adjourned:
8:16 pm, 4/01/16


Our Next Meeting will be: May 6th at 8:00pm

Location: Swanton Community Room

Show and Tell: None

Important notes

Next month the officer nominations will be made. Also as a reminder to everyone, dues will officially be due in June.