Wednesday June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017 

Attendance: 92

Invocation: Rick Swaim

Greeters: Don Reinholt & John Elliott

Guests: Michelle Voss (Kris Shipley), Dave Baumgartner (Doug Ogle) Keegan Tom (Angie Tom)

Birthdays: Jay Tate, Charlie Hunter, Jim Nesbitt, Bruce Hansen, Jason Rich

Check Presentation: None


Brooke Hamstra conducted:

1st Reading: Dirk Sommers

2nd Reading: None

3rd Reading: Annette Hammond

Program: Allyn Decker, President of Ivy Tech, Warsaw

Committee Reports/Announcements:

Everett Nifong – Golf outing is next Thursday and we are up to almost 23 teams. Our goal is to raise $10,000.

Luke Bechnell – Assigned triathlon positions and schedule

Ron Chambers – Announced the Club visitation will be next Tuesday June 13, to Plymouth. If interested meet at 6:10 am at the bowling alley on N. Detroit Street. They should be back by 8:30am.
Jenny Lucht – Gave a report on the Car Show. The show ended early due to rain and we were down 60 vehicles from last year, but the net is projected to be $12,500! She thanked the volunteers and also 77 club members who gave sponsorships.

CEO Report: Conducted by Travis McConnell – Jen Kerns and her new endeavors

50/50: None

Sergeants-at-arms: Travis McConnell, Jim Smith  & Juergen Voss entertained


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