OVMA-HDE
Meeting Minutes
  16 June 2018

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: Jacques DeKalb 541 390-1109
Chaplain: Kinne Callaway 541 508-6039
Sr. Road Captain: Jim DeSully 541 350-6123
Road Captain: Ron Miller 541 647-0667
Road Captain: Open
Quartermaster: Bill Kenyon 541 350-2862

 

Ernie Stockton, Sgt. at Arms was out of town so Ray Rose called the meeting to order at 0900 at the Northside Bar and Grill, Bend Oregon.

Ray 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 Ray Rose (Secretary), Jerry Hollis (Treasurer), and Jacques DeKalb (Safety Officer). Jim Windolph (President), Rick Dylla (VP), Ernie Stockton (Sgt at Arms), Bill Kenyon (Quartermaster) and Ron Miller (Road Captain) were absent.
In the absence of Jim and Rick, Ray chaired the meeting.
Guests: Sindy Merrill and a few members of WROC came to remind us of their upcoming run and that we volunteered to man a run stop. There will be a competition for best decorated run stop. July 14th
Minutes: Kevin motioned to approve the April and May meeting minutes as written and distributed. Steve seconded, there were no objections.
New Members: Kelly Nance, USMC Vet
Treasurers Report: Turnover is in progress.
VP Report: None
Safety Report: Jacques noted that we are all pretty safe and he intends to resign his position. It is an appointed position, so if you are interested, let Jim know.
State Report: None
Central Oregon Veterans Council Report: Steve Wilkes gave a detailed report of their activities. Refer to his e-mail updates for details. No action was taken by this body.

OLD BUSINESS

Warm Springs Veterans Memorial: They are raising funds by selling bricks. Ray has forms.

Website: Steve had a Certificate of Appreciation made for Dajuanna Dodd for her years of running our website. Bear motioned to reimburse Steve his $40 expense. The motion was seconded and passed by majority.

Bill Kenyon: Ray reported that Bill Kenyon was released from the hospital and is doing very well. We had about 20 bikes escort him home. His new ramp is done and Tri County Paving paved his driveway as a donation. He is not at our meeting because he and Diane are on the lighthouse run, in their car.

Mother’s Day Run: Steve noted that he received a very nice thank you card from our beneficiary. That’s the first time he recalls one.

Tuff Butt Classic: Winger reported things are progressing well and advised the Committee is requesting $1000 seed money. Kevin motioned to approve the request. The motion was seconded and passed by majority. They are selling adds in a run program. Check out their website: tuffbuttclassic.com

9-11 Event: Still looking for a chairman. Ray reported that The Big Dog, the DJ have asked what’s going on. Many members are willing to help, but somebody needs to take the lead.

NEW BUSINESS

Flashback Cruise: Ray reported we were expecting to have a visitor from the Car and bike show in Drake Park. They are trying to show appreciation to Vets throughout the event. They have requested that we lead their evening parade through downtown Bend. Jacques noted that a few years back motorcycles were not welcome in the show. He and a few other members were also told they were not welcome to attend the event and were asked to leave.

4th of July: Winger has us signed up for the Redmond Parade. Meet at 0830 6th and Dogwood. Prineville will have a parade. No motorized vehicles are allowed in Bend’s Pet Parade.

GOOD OF THE ORDER

50/50 raffle: Ray won $35
Breakfast: $77 was raised for breakfast
Meeting Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 0938
Minutes submitted by: Ray Rose, HDE Secretary

Event Calendar:
Redmond Bike Show- April 21
Mothers Day Run – May 12
Memorial Weekend Campout – May 25-27, Bowman Dam
Rodehouse poker run – June 2nd
Mitchell Campout (Tiger Town?) – June 22-24
Lighthouse Run – June 16

Fort Rock (Campout?, Dinner Tree?) – July 27-29
Tuff Butt Classic – August 10-12
Lighthouse Run – August mid- late
9-11 Event – September 6-8
Winter Campout – November 1-4 – Bowman Dam
Christmas Party – December 15 – Redmond VFW