Our 33rd year!

May 2016 Edition


2016 Meeting Dates 50/50 Drawing
5/06/16 Officer Nominations HO
6/03/16 Pizza Dinner/Officer Elections/Yearly Dues O


Meeting Called to Order at:
8:03pm, 5/06/16

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

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

Secretary's report:
John discussed an email that we received in regards to discussing model trains at St. John Lutheran Church in Williston, Ohio, he forwarded that information to Jon Hartgrove, Tim Gray, and Don Dine.

Vice President's Report:
Dan wasn't present.

President's report:
Don brought in some flyers and copies of a coupon sheet from HobbyTown USA.

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

Committee reports:
Memorial Committee- Larry questioned whether or not Ron Moffett's name should be placed on the memorial bench. According to KC and Tim his name should be on the bench, they will look into this further.

Public Relations Committee- O Division's picture was in the Toledo Blade's advertisement for National Train Day. Ed wanted to know if anyone would like him to check into picking up the magazine subscriptions that Gretchen used to manage for the library, Ed said that he would follow up with a report on this next month.

HO Division Report by KC and Cody Wittenmyer:
Tomorrow is National Train Day so there won't be a work session. Tom has refused to return the Swanton Club Train, Cody is hoping to get the boxcar and the caboose, and some pictures of the engine.

Upcoming Shows:

5/07/16- National Train Day, setup is on May 6th
7/23/16- St. Stevens Church


O Division Report by Larry Welch:
Larry submitted the RSVP and Decorator's Agreement for the Manor House. The tires on the O Division trailer are in need of replacement.

Upcoming Shows:

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

N Division Report by Tim Gray:
Ed will be in charge of the N-Scale layout at National Train Day. N Division will be appearing in only local shows until further notice.

Upcoming Shows:

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

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

Old or unfinished Business:
KC reviewed the pizza order for next month.

New Business:
Officer Nominations are as follows:

President: KC Wittenmyer, Don Dine
Vice President: Cody Wittenmyer
Treasurer: Andi Echler
Secretary: John Ducat

Good of the Club:
The raffle was for the HO Division this month.

Show & Tell:
Larry showed off a method to remove buildings from boxes using shaped pieces of cardboard.

Meeting adjourned:
8:41 pm, 5/06/16


Our Next Meeting will be: June 3rd at 8:00pm

Location: Swanton Community Room

Show and Tell: None

Important notes

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