March 6 2018

Minutes Paardeberg Unit, 1 CAV
March 6, 2018

Back to Meetings

In attendance:

Executive: Woody, President; Kraken, Sgt-at-Arms; Big Al, Road Captain; Kathy, Secretary

Members: Mapper, Welshgirl, Trev, Barbie, Tank, Frenchie, Sherain, Road Runner

Regrets: Signals 7, Mercury

Guests: -

7:03 pm Kraken, Sgt-at-Arms called the meeting to order with a request for one minute of Silence.

The silence was broken with the reciting of:

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them, We will remember them

1. President’s Opening Remarks
a) Welcome and introductions

Woody welcome everyone to the meeting and roll call was taken.

Woody indicated he would reach out to those members who did not renew. Non-renewing members were removed from the Unit's correspondence list as of January 1st. The Facebook page has many members from other Eastern Ontario CAV Units, 1 CAV Executive, CAV HQ and past members of Eastern Ontario CAV Units as well as potential members.

2. President’s Discussion Issues
a) Business arising
i) No business from last meeting discussed - February's old business needs to be added to April's Agenda.

3. Vice- President’s discussion issues
a) Our Vice-President has relocated to Victoria and while he remains a member of Paardeberg he will not be attending meetings. A new Vice-President is needed, if you are able to step up and fill this position please speak with Woody as soon as possible.
b) Website – no discussion

4. Sergeant-at-Arms
a) Finance report - $255.50 in our current unit fund
b) Membership - 2 members have not paid unit dues
ACTON Kraken will follow up with them to seek payment

5. Road Captain Report

Big Al reported that the Ottawa Ride for Dad will be on June 03 Sat UNIT - Motorcycle Ride for Dad - Ottawa - Ride Route NOTE: there is a change in registration fee structure for 2018. Unit members who wish to be Blockers for 2018 give their names to Big Al as soon as possible. Our Unit has been asked to provide 14 blockers for this years ride. You do not need to ride to be a blocker.

March / April events are:

March 18 Sun 09:30 UNIT - Paardeberg Unit Monthly Breakfast - Big Rig Gloucester Centre. - RSVP to KATHY

April 03 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

Apr. 22 Sun UNIT - 09:30 hrs Breakfast @ Dunn's Famous Deli, 900 Shefford Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 6X4 - RSVP to KATHY

TENTATIVE April 28 Thur INFO - 09:00 to 12:00 hrs - Motorcycle Ride for Dad Kickoff - Big Rig Brewery, 103 Schneider Rd, Kanata.

April 28 Sat UNIT Brunch at Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands, 380 ON-2, Gananoque, ON K7G 2V4 - A 1CAV Kickoff to the riding season hosted by Paardeberg Unit. We will gather no matter the weather - ride or cage it.

April 29th Sun INFO - 09:00 to 11:00 hrs - 2016 May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month; Ottawa City Hall in Ottawa, Ontario

6. Points from the Floor
a) New business - The Unit is seeking a new Sgt-at-Arms so if you are able to fill this position please let Woody know as soon as possible.

7. Presentations
a) New member / other presentations - No new members or presentations this evening
b) Unit draw - the monthly draw was won by Kathy

8. President’s Closing Remarks
a) Adjournment - Meeting was adjourned at 7:20

Members lingered and socialized.

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