The Superior A's
President Steve P. called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. at the Cliffs Shaft Museum. There were 20 members present and one Model A backed up to the snow bank outside. Atta boy, John!!
TREASURER’S REPORTJim P. reported the current balances in savings and checking accounts. There was a motion to accept the report by Don G. and a second from Dave O. Motion carried
CORRESPONDENCERudy M., who is going to medical school in Barbados, sent us his best wishes and hopes to see us all in April when he gets back. Rudy also sent Clayton J. a link to an archive website so he could retrieve info from the old website.Steve P. got a call from Mike E. about a problem he was having installing his brake drums after doing a brake job and putting on new shoes. Many potential remedies were brought up for Steve to pass on to Mike.
OLD BUSINESSSteve reiterated the passing of Ron B. and Frank J. and the memorial planned for Frank, by his family, in the spring.
NEW BUSINESSDon G. volunteered to plan the spring tour. He’s looking into a 1 and 2 day tour.In the last newsletter, Steve had asked where we want to go from here as a club? Don G. stressed the need to get young people involved in our hobby. One way of doing this would be to take our cars to local high schools and colleges. Floyd J. brought up our short driving season. Along with our scheduled meeting on the last Tuesday of each month, he would like to see a casual get together on a different day each month at an agreed upon site. Everyone likes ice cream.Jim P. announced May 2nd as the date of the 2020 Spring Banquet at the Ishpeming Elks. Jim P. also recommended donating another $100.00 to the Cliffs Shaft Museum as a thank you for hosting many of our meetings. Jim M. put this in the form of a motion that was seconded by Floyd J. and the motion carried. Jim P. also questioned the best way to handle the newsletters of deceased members. Opinions were expressed and more are welcome.
DISCUSSIONTed B. reported a loose steering wheel problem he is having with his 1928. Many suggestions were made. Jim M. brought up the Republic centennial parade August 28. Rob R. invites us to the Baraga Drive In every Tuesday throughout the summer for a car show. The McDonalds in Harvey has a get together every Thursday starting at about 5:00. Rick M. announced the date for the Ontonagon Co. fair as July 25th.
Motion to adjourn at 7:10 by Joe S. with a second by Dick L. Motion carried
January 28, 2020
President Steve P. called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. at the Cliffs Shaft Museum. There were 22 members present and lots of snow outside.
Floyd asked if anybody had any questions with the previous months minutes as written in the newsletter. There were none.
TREASURER’S REPORTThere was no treasurer’s report as Jim P. was on vacation. Floyd reported that an in house audit of the books had been done in January and that the reported numbers were right on. Great job Jim!
OLD BUSINESSBrought up last month’s motions to try to meet up with students of the WHS auto shop. More planning to do when we can get the cars out.
NEW BUSINESSSteve brought up the recent passing of member Ron B. and local Model A expert Frank J.. Jim S. announced a memorial gathering for Frank at the Lost Creek apartment complex on 6/10/2020 @ 4:00 p.m.Jim S. framed and brought in the thank you letter we received from MAFFI for our donation (in memory of Paul W.) to their AA bus restoration. Thank you Jim!
DISCUSSIONThe membership reminisced about past local car clubs. The Peninsula Pistons, U.P. Stockers and Queen City Cams brought smiles to all. Steve P. adjourned the meeting at 6:19 Thank you goes out to the Cliffs Shaft Museum for hosting our meeting.
NEXT MEETINGFebruary 25th at 6:00 p.m. with the location TBD.
P.S. The website is up and available for viewing again.