Minutes July 2 2013

Minutes Paardeberg Unit, 1 CAV
July 2, 2013

7:05 pm Flatfoot, Sgt-at-Arms called the meeting to order with a request for one minute of Silence for fallen soldiers and riders:

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.

In attendance:

Executive: Trev, President; Mapper, Vice-President; Flatfoot, Sgt-at-Arms; Hammer, Road Captain; and Kathy, Secretary

Members: Roadrunner; Nuke; J.C.; Woody; Smiley; Newf; Dino and Hal

Regrets: Spider, Webmaster; Lucster, Deputy Road Captain; Silly; Mel, Deputy Road Captain; Witch and Watchdog

1. President’s Opening Remarks
Trev, President welcomed everyone and asked everyone to introduce themselves.

2. Vice-President's Report
Mapper, Vice-President had no comments.

3. Sergeant-at-Arms Report
Sergeant-at-Arms reported that membership remains the same and that we have $778+ in the unit fund. He also noted that he received a mesagge that there was an error in the date for the Ride for Rescue Cats. The correct date is July 20th. Hammer reported that the event listing has been adjusted.

4. Road Captain Report
Hammer reminded member about the following ride dates:
July 6th:- Stormont Dundas and Glengary Highway 43 Ride - Sicily Unit organizes this year and we will be riding as a unit to support them
July 13th:- Unit BBQ - more details will follow but there will be a Unit ride and photo shoot so you will want to be there. There is room for camping please let our host know if you are camping.
July 20th:- Cat Sanctuary Ride - The Unit supports Big Al and Fran in their efforts to raise funds for the Cat Sanctuary
July 20th:- Tony Stacey Centre Ride to Remember is organized by Normandy Unit, 1 CAV.
Aug 3 to 5:- 2013 C.A.V. Annual General Meeting, hosted by Mount Sorrel Unit, Red Deer, Alberta.
Aug 3 to 5:- Possible Unit overnighter - looking at going to Syracuse to visit the Dinosaur BBQ
Aug 26-27:- Syracuse / Rochester, New York road trip

5. President's Report
a) Past Events
Trevor reviewed past activities:
May 31-June 7th:- A number of unit members enjoyed Americade this year
June 8th:- Bikes in the Bay - Hammer lead a ride up to Campbells Bay. We stayed for lunch and watched a number of events. Saturday was a great day.
June 12nd:- Wedneday night Unit gathering for an impromptu ride - 8 members attended
June 15th:- Tallships in Brockville - Hammer lead a ride to Brockville - 10 members attended, and it was a hot DAY, but a great ride.
June 19th:- Wednesday night Unit gathering a ride to Kempville
June 23rd:- Merrickville Vintage Bikes -lots of interesting bikes. Met a number of Cambrai members at the event and went for ice cream.
June 26th:- Wednesday night Unit gathering - only two riders Trev and Big Al
June 27-30th:- Biker's Reunion, New Liskeard - A number of members attended and enjoyed the Freedom Ride. Spider & Judi; Lucster and Silly; Trev and Kathy. We saw a few Vimy members up there as well. It was a great weekend. Only got a little wet on Friday.

b) Upcoming Events

  • Wed Nights:- All unit members who can make it are encouraged to meet at the Hawthorne Tim Hortons for a Wednesday night meet and greet as well as a ride

July 13th:- Unit BBQ - will be at Jack's starting about 3:00 pm. Members are welcome to bring a tent or trailer and stay the night. There is lots of room for parking bikes. Hammer will be organizing a ride - watch your emails for details on the ride.
July 26-27th:-Ride with the Pack - hosted by Juno Unit.
Aug 2-4th:- I Cross 2013, Perth ON

6. Presentations
a) Unit pesentations:
No presentations this evening

b) Draw: tonights winner was Witch.
7. Closing Remarks
Trev thanked everyone for coming out to the meeting.

7. Adjournment
Trev adjourned the meeting at 7:31pm and encouraged members to stick around and socialize.

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