OVMA-HDE
Meeting Minutes
  16 February 2019

Chapter Officers
President: Jim Windolph 541 771-4922
V-President: Rick Dylla 541 306-1864
Secretary: Ray Rose 541 390-2877
Treasurer: Jerry Hollis 541 815-3383
Sgt. at Arms: Ernie Stockton 541 693-4476
Safety Officer: Rodger DeVore 541 693-7145
Chaplain: Kinne Callaway 541 508-6039
Sr. Road Captain: Jim DeSully 541 350-6123
Road Captain: Newt Merril 541 420-0197
Road Captain: Steve Oxford 541 647-4582
Quartermaster: Bill Kenyon 541 350-2862

 

Ernie called the meeting to order at 0900 at the Northside Bar and Grill, Bend Oregon.

Jim Windolph led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Moment of Silence for those who have fallen and those
who are still in harm’s way.

Officer Roll Call: Present were Jim Windolph (President), Rick Dylla (VP), Ray Rose (Secretary), Jerry Hollis (Treasurer), Ernie Stockton (Sgt at Arms), Rodger DeVore (Safety), and Bill Kenyon (Quartermaster).
Guests: Cliff Brumels, Redmond VFW riders, asked for our participation in a funeral escort for Galen Wisdom and invited us to attend their Golf Tournament at the Redmond Greens, 4 May. Contact him for info brecher51@gmail.com. 
Minutes: Bob Greer motioned to approve the December meeting minutes as written and distributed. The motion seconded, there were no objections.
New Members: Cliff Brumels, Army Vet, Andy Rustin, USCG Vet, Donald Wilborne, USMC Vet
President’s Report: Newt Merrill and Steve Oxford were each appointed as Road Captains.
VP’s Report: None
Treasurers Report: The bills are paid and there is money in the bank. Come to a meeting for more details.
Safety Report: If you are riding this early in the year, watch for shady spots and gravel.
State Report: Most officers plan to retire in a couple months. February Meeting was Rescheduled for 23 Feb.
Need to be thinking of State Officer Nominations; they need to be in by 16 March Meeting. State dinner scheduled for13 April, at the VFW Bend.
Central Oregon Veterans Council Report: Steve Wilkes gave a detailed report of their activities. Refer to his e-mail updates for details.

OLD BUSINESS

POW / MIA Run / Big River Campout: Big River Group Camp, sites B and C for 4-7 July at $116 each site. 25 poeple 6 vehicles per site. We’ll likely have to park a few extra rigs at Jim’s house, just up the street. South Century Drive, South of Sunriver, Dry Camping (no hookups or power), Dedication of POW/MIA Plaque
Thursday, POW/MIA run Friday, Potluck Dinner Friday night, River Drift from LaPine State Rec Saturday, Horseshoes and family friendly fun all weekend.

Northside Flags: still in progress.

PA system: Kickstand presented a new system. The chapter authorized him to buy it and be reimbursed.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Vietnam Vet Traveling Wall: Bill Olsen, Vietnam Vet, and Oregon Native reminded us that the traveling wall is coming to the area. It will be set up at the Reed School in Bend Friday 2 August and will stay thru the 4th. Robie motioned that we donate $200 for their expensed; Ray Seconded and the motion passed by majority.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER

Rolling Thunder / Run for the Wall: Robie advised that this year’s Rolling Thunder may be the last. Run for the Wall will continue. If you are going this year, it’s time to start booking rooms.

Peter Marshall has decided to hang up his helmet and sell his 2011 Street Glide, a beautiful low mile bike. If you’re interested, give him a call.

Trap Shoot: Ernie advised that March 9th there will be a Scotty Ledford Memorial Trapshoot in Paisley

50/50 raffle: Larry Moyer won $50
Breakfast: $51 was raised for breakfast
Meeting Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 9:59
Minutes submitted by: Ray Rose, HDE Secretary

Event Calendar:
Note: If your event is not here, or grey and lined out, give me the correct info, and I’ll fix it.State Dinner 13 April, Bend VFW
Redmond Bike Show- April 21
Redmond VFW Golf Tourney, 4 May, Greens of Redmond
Mothers Day Run – May 11
Memorial Weekend Campout – May 24-26, Bowman Dam
Rodehouse poker run – June 2nd
Mitchell Campout (Tiger Town) – June 15
Lighthouse Run – June 16
Big River Group Camp (POW-MIA) July 4-7
Tuff Butt Classic – August 10-12
9-11 Memorial Rally – September 5-7
Teddy Bear Run: September 15th
Winter Campout – November 1-4 – Bowman Dam
Christmas Party – December 21 – Redmond VFW