2021 March Newsletter

General Meeting:  March 4th , Location: VFW   Time: 7:00 PM.

Board Meeting: March 18th Location: DipStiggy’s Time: 6:00 PM

Pres. Tony Glaser, VP Ren Large Treas. Mike Behr, Sr., Sec. Thomas Scherz , Sgt @ Arms Sarge Shearer, Board Members: Denny Huxel 21, Steve Gartner 22, Tim Burke 23, Tom Koenig 24  

Updated By-Laws :  The board has voted to approve the following By-Law changes for the 2021 year.   A full copy of the amended By-Laws has been sent to all members in their email.  We will vote on these changes at the April General Meeting and the approved changes will begin in May.  There are 8 motions that will be voted on.  Review them and come ready to discuss.

  1. NAME – Add Family to name.
  2. PURPOSE – Add family to description
  3. ARTICLE III – Introduce ONLY Family Memberships and the rights and privileges that come with a membership.  Remove male from the requirements for application.  Defines non-voting members and calls for an application for membership.
  4. ARTICLE IV – Sets Planning Meeting and Budget Meeting for Board.
  5. ARTICLE XI – Board Appointed Vice- Treasurer
  6. ARTICLE XII – Include 911 Steel as a committee.
  7. ARTICLE XIV- Change member to family.
  8. ARTICLE XV – Change April to May.  Set price for $80 for a Family Membership

Good and Welfare:  Our thoughts go out to the Bertke family on the loss of BJ.  We will share details of the memorial when we receive them. 

2021 Super Bowl Party:The old GOAT wins.  A future Ladytimer won the squares. We had a nice turn out under Covid regulations. Thank You to Erin and Sue for food preparation and planning. 

2021 Jeff Ruby Stakes:  Date: March 27  Where: Newport Racing and Gaming Time:  1:10 PM Post Since Turfway is under construction this year, we are taking the party over to the new Newport Racing and Gaming.  We can meet up down there or contact Denny or Thomas for a ride down.Sign up: https://www.facebook.com/events/915229685886589 Sponsor: Thomas  Scherz

Bierbaum Celebration of Life Fundraiser:  Date:  April 17th, 2021   Where:  Soccer City Field D.  Time : 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM.  We are hosting a Celebration of Life Fundraiser for KC Bierbaum.  There will be Split the Pot, Raffle Baskets, Snacks,  Musics, and Drinks.  There will be a $10 donation at the door.  All benefits with go the children’s educational Fund.  We will have planning meeting before the Board Meeting.  Sponsor : Thomas Scherz

GTMC : Memorial Ride to the Wall  Date: May 25, 2021  We got to find a new hotel, but the trip is coming together with the traditional wreath laying ceremony.  Motorcycle Club put it on your calendar.  Sponsor : Jim Wray

2021 Mystery Trip: Date:  June Where: Mystery  Time: Somewhere within 4 hours.  Robert is starting to put the details together on the Mystery Trip. Sponsor : Robert Rudy

2021 Forest Freedom Family Campout : Date : August Where : Wullenwebber’s Forest Freedom Lake.   We are bringing family camping back. Sponsor:  Jason Wullenwebber

911 Steel Cheviot Pub Crawl :  Date: September 11, 2021 Where:  Cheviot Pubs.  We will do a raffle and pub crawl again this year to support the 911 Steel.

Committee Reports

Scholarship : Ren is taking volunteers for the 2021 Scholarship committee.  Applications are due by March 31, 2021.  Representative: Ren Large

911Steel.com –  Mike Cannon and Robert Rudy are putting together the 2021 schedule.  Representative : Robert Rudy

Support our Troops –  We are organizing the events for 2021.  We have 2 soldiers and will resume sending boxes February 17th.  Representative : Ren Large

Mick Hudson says Thanks

Bob Blaylock Children’s Fund – We made a $3000 donation to Bierbaum Children’s Educational Fund.  Representative : Jim Wray

Foundation:  No donations were made in February

Jokers Wild:  The jackpot is over $700  There are still two jokers out there.  Dues must be paid and present to win.

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2021 Darryl and Larry Convention in Florida
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