CRCM Meeting Report for March 7th, 2014
Meeting opened at 7:30 pm
Attendance: (25) members & (1) guest
- President Marcellino reminded everyone to renew their club and AMA memberships if they haven’t done so already.
- Winter fun fly is March 9th.
- Barnstormer’s swap meet is April 19th at DuPage County
Minutes of February 7th Meeting: Read by Mike Celli and accepted.
Treasury Report: Presented by Treasurer Ed Kamm and accepted.
Committee Reports: None.
- Treasurer Ed Kamm presented the new club mailbox and brochures to the Special thanks to Ed for all the hard work putting this together.
- There was discussion about a club sponsored AMA brick program for those members who have passed Will be discussed at next board meeting.
- Looking for a volunteer to run funfly #5. Brian Nowak is listed as an alternate.
- Bob Roggeveen is looking into advertising for Trainer Days.
- If anyone knows or has kids or grandkids in the Scouts or similar organizations that the club may reach out to, please let President Marcellino know.
- Let President Marcellino know of any corrections to the events calendar.
- Fred Cedarholm asked the membership if anyone is interested in bulk fuel Marcellino will send out an order form via email.
- Greg Ross brought up the idea of using a special mesh material to cover the existing asphalt Discussion ensued regarding different ideas for field repair.
- There was discussion regarding the club mowing the field to increase the field size since the Forest Preserve keeps mowing less and less of the The Schubkegel’s have a mower available.
- Brian Nowak will again look into a FlynShoot event for the club down in Morris, This event fell through last year.
- President Marcellino again asked for any suggestions for Entertainment.
- George Schubkegel asked the membership for alternate ideas for the annual club banquet to increase the attendance and make the event more handicap Board will discuss further.
- Dick Hamilton donated propellers to the club that he is no longer
Tips and Tricks: 1) Rick Bekielewski – Showed how to make plane building supports from PVC, 2) Ray Donati – Showed plane supports made from clamps J & L Power Products (Marcellino will email a link to the membership for this product).
Model of the Month: Bob Carroll – TopFlite Contender Gold Edition ; Winner – Bob Carroll.
Raffle Winners: Ray Donati, Brian, Ray Tinley, Dick Hamilton and Rick B.
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 pm.