ELKHORN VALLEY SAM’S
April 2017 Minutes
Elkhorn Valley Sam’s got together April 29 on a dreary, cold, rainy day at “The Barn.” Hosts were Strongs and Leanne Biesecker. This was the kick-off for our camping season and Mother Nature only provided one evening for a campfire and rained the rest of the time at the Fremont State Lakes.
The business meeting was called to order by our President, Linda Bontrager with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call followed with 14 rigs present followed by introductions of guests. Treasurer report was given with no questions received. The minutes for March were approved with a unanimous vote.
Approval by the club for Special Olympics donation at the June Rally.
Due to health concerns, Larry Hintz has resigned from the office of Co-Treasurer. It was approved unanimously to have Marilyn Cunningham serve as back-up Treasurer.
Hosting concerns were addressed by the President Linda Bontrager. The responsibilities of the hosts are as follows-organize one pot luck and provide drinks and decide on the Thursday evening meal. There should be a minimum two host rigs each month.
Summary of April 22nd State Meeting-our club responsibilities are ladder/spin golf, cash Bingo, horse races, and security during the evening entertainment. The club unanimously approved purchasing a Walmart gift card for our club door prize donation. Each rig is asked to bring 1 dozen cookies. Our club will be recognized for 15 years of membership. It was unanimously approved to purchase the 15 year bar for all current members. Orders for the Anniversary patch, 5 year bar and 10 year bar will be taken by the President. Gerald Bontrager talked about the tabs collected for the Ronald McDonald house.
Birthdays and Anniversaries for April were announced.
A card was available to sign for Charlene Beckman.
Thank you to our hosts for the April campout.
A special thank you to Gary & Ethelanne Sherman for us of “The Barn” for our weekend activities.
Next campout will be at Ponca State Lakes, June 18-21 and hosted by Strongs, Bontragers, & Rishous.
Secretary Pro Tem, Marilyn Cunningham
April 29, 2017