October 1 2013

Minutes Paardeberg Unit, 1 CAV
October 1, 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 broken by:
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; Kathy, Secretary; Flatfoot, Sgt-at-Arms; Spider, Webmaster; Hammer, Road Captain and Lucster, Assistant Road Captain

Members: Hal, Unruly, Nets, Jacks, Newf, Silly, Woody, Big Al, Bgruff, Gepetto, and Q-T-Cat

Guests Roseann and Bryan

1. President Opening Remarks/Report
Trev welcomed everyone and introduced Roseann and Bryan, potential members

2. Vice-President
Nothing new to report

3. Sergeant-at-Arms
Flatfoot reported that 90% of current Paardeberg members had renewed.

4. Road Captain's Report
Past Events which were attended by members:

  • Sept 7th CAV Veterans Memorial Highway Ride
  • Sept 8th Guide Dog Run
  • Sept 13th Port Dover - Trev, Kathy, Mel and Witch rode down together
  • Sept 14th Cruise Don't Bruise - a good number of members attended
  • Sept 15th Ride of Splendor -another great ride
  • Sept 22nd Canadian Army Run - This is the first year our unit worked a water point. This was a great way to support riders and highlight The CAV.

Upcoming Events:* Riding season is coming to a close, but there are still some events

  • October 3 :- Demo Days - Harley-Davidson De L'outaouais
  • October 5 :- BBQ @ Perth Legion - Anzio Unit
  • October 12 :– Vimy Unit of 1 CAV’s Fall Colours Ride to various Legions
  • October 21 :– The 3rd Anniversary of the passing of Moon Mullins a valued member of Paardeberg Unit.

5. Website
Spider will be adding the photos to the website now that the weather is getting colder. He has been posting photos to the 1CAV Ottawa – Gatineau Facebook group and encouraged others to do so. If you are on facebook send Spider or Kathy your facebook name so you can be added to the group.

6. Points from the Floor
a) Christmas Party:- reservations are being organized for the Paardeberg Unit’s dinner at D & S BBQ in Carlsbad Spring
//b) Kathy was the winner of this week’s draw.

5. Closing Remarks
Trev thanked everyone for coming out to the meeting and encouraged members to stay a while and visit.
a) Adjournment
Trev adjourned the meeting at 7:48 p.m.

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