November 3 2015

Minutes Paardeberg Unit, 1 CAV

In attendance:

Executive: Mapper, President; Nets, Sgt-at-Arms; Don, Vice President; Spider, Webmaster and Kathy, Secretary

Members: Smiley, Nuke, Q-T-Cat, Geppetto, Newf, J.C., Skimmer, Trev, Odie, Sherain, Welshgirl, Pebbles, and Dino

Regrets: Big Al, Road Captain


7:10 pm Nets, Sgt-at-Arms called the meeting to order and asked for a 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
Mapper, President welcomed everyone and asked everyone to introduce themselves.

2. Vice-President's Remarks
Don noted he had nothing to report.

3. Webmaster Report
Spider had nothing to report.

4. Sergeant-at-Arms Report
On a personal note Nets thanked all those who were able to attend the unveiling of Campbell's wish. He and Joanna appreciated everyone's attendance.
a) Membership - Nets reported unit membership renewal is underway. He has started sending our unit renewals and new memberships to 1 CAV HQ. The Unit is still trying to find a supplier to make the nickname tags.
b) Unit Fund The unit fund stands at $681.40

5. Road Captain Report
Big Al was unable to attend.

6. President's Remarks
Mapper reported that the Executive met that the unit will subsidize each member's meal by $15.
a) Dec 12 Unit Christmas Party: once the location has been confirmed an email will be sent out requesting confirmation of your attendance announcing the location.
b) Assistant Road Captains - the unit is looking for one or two Assistant Road Captains to assist Big Al
c) Rides - will be more spur of the moment based on weather/temps. If you are going to ride send out a message to the unit with meeting location, time, etc..
d) Honourary Membership - The unit has submitted Sherain's name to 1CAV HQ for an honourary membership in The CAV and recommended that Darren Williams' wife be given the same honour.
e) Rider of the Year - will be presented at the Christmas Dinner on Nov 28th.
f) Winter Socials - in addition to our Winter meetings the Executive is planning 4 breakfast one each month on the 3rd Saturday - please mark your calendars - details and reminders will follow.
g) Guest Riders - looking at a waiver form for guest riders who join us for a ride.
h) Nov 8th Ride for Dad - 12-8 and event at the Aviation and Space Museum

7. Open Discussion & Presentations
a) Presentations: No presentations
b) 50/50 Dino was tonight's winner.

7.Closing Remarks
a)Mapper thanked everyone for coming out to the meeting and encouraged members to hang around and visit.

b) Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 8:10 pm

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