October 4 2016

Minutes Paardeberg Unit, 1 CAV
October 4th, 2016

In attendance:

Executive: Mapper, President; Nets, Sgt-at-Arms; Kathy, Secretary;

Members: Tank, Woody, Odie, Skullteddy, Welshgirl, Trev, J.C., Smiley, Sckullteddy, Pebbles & Dino

Regrets: Sherain; Don, Vice-President; Kraken, Assist Road Captain; Spider, Webmaster; Judi; and Big Al, Ride Captain

7:09 pm Nets, Sgt-at-Arms called the meeting to order with a request for one minute of Silence in remembrance.

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 asked everyone to introduce themselves.

2. Vice President Remarks
No report.

3. Sergeant-at-Arms Remarks
Nets reported:

  • he has the new forms for any others haven't signed
  • Ride With Cami was cancelled as no-one was available once the time had to be changed due to the weather and daylight hours
  • Nets will be sending in Paardeberg membership to 1 CAV HQ on Thursday this week so anyone else who wishes to renew will have to let him know asap and arrange for payment or they will be subject to late fees.
  • Nets thanked everyone for his time with Paardeberg and will keep in touch.

4. Ride Captain Remarks
No report

5. President Report
Mapper reported recapped past events:

Past Events

September 2016

Sept 5th Mon - Trev lead a ride to the Blue Anchor
Sept 11th Sun INFO 9:00-10:30 a.m. the 28th Annual Guide Dog Dice Run, start point Canadian Guide Dogs - no one at the meeting attended this ride.
Sept 16th Fri - memorial for Jason Simon at Carleton University - no one at the meeting was able to attend.
Sept 18th Sun INFO - [*www.armyrun.ca Army Run] - Ottawa, ON - Trevor ran the 5 km and J.C. ran the 21 km
Sept 24th Sat - Brett Pearson Run For Your Life: https://www.facebook.com/BrettPearsonRunForYourLife/ not sure if anyone from the unit made it out to this event.

October 2016

Oct 1 Sat UNIT Chase the Leaves Run - A great ride through Lanark lead by Big Al

Upcoming Events

October 2016

Oct 30th Sun R4D Blockers - 12:00 - 14:00 hrs Volunteer Appreciation at the Ottawa Police Association
141 Catherine St Suite 201, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1C3 If you are on Facebook you can indicate that you are going which will help with the food.

November 2016

Nov 1st Tue UNIT - Paardeberg [[[meetings-2015]Monthly Meeting]]
Nov 11 Fri REMEMBRANCE DAY - members are encouraged to attend a service in their respective local communities or the National ceremony downtown Ottawa.
Nov 26th Sat UNIT - Tentative - Paardeberg Unit Christmas Party Alternate date Dec 10th

December 2016

Dec 1st Sun UNIT Wreaths Across Canada - Beechwood Cemetery
Dec 6thTue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

6. Open Discussion
a) Presentations:

  • Woody was presented his nickname
  • Mercury was presented her Paardeberg Unit tag
  • Nets was presented with a thank you plaque

b) Tonights draw winner was Kathy - CONGRATS!!

7. Closing Remarks
Mapper thanked everyone for coming out to the meeting tonight. It is great to see so many riding to the meeting.

a) Adjournment
Mapper adjourned the meeting at 19:30 hrs and invited members to stay and socialize

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