August OVAHC Meeting Minutes
Thirty members attended the picnic meeting at the Wolfer home in Alexandria, KY on Saturday, 8/19. Eleven Healeys parked on the front lawn on a beautiful afternoon. Vice-President Scott Brown called the meeting to order and thanked Donna and Chris for hosting. (applause) Next the July secretarial OVAHC meeting minutes were approved. Editor Mary Ann, Web site manager Don Klein, and Secretary/Membership Dale had no report. President Jeff Porada and Historian John Parrott was away. (Janet get well soon)
Treasurer Cindy's report: Since the 7/8 Campbell meeting a credit of $52 for split the pot, with $293.01 total debits: $75 for Campbell meeting, $200 for Wolfer picnic, $18.01 for the new mic cord for Dale's PA. Our current balance is good. Tech Team Balance: $2,167.97. She set our OVAHC business cards out for members to distribute.
Activity Activator Skip reported a few members went to the Dayton British Car Day show on August 5. Next weekend is Kurt's Bellefontaine, OH Hill Climb event. About six cars and ten members will attend. Also the same day, Saturday 8/26 is Warbirds and Wheels at the Clermont County Airport. Two Healeys, and Joe Yanonne's truck will be on display. September Roundup hosted by Central Indiana AHC is September 7-10 in Franklin, IN. Caravan starts at Ameristop Route 50 in Greendale, Indiana off exit 16 from I-275. (more details in this Newsleak) V.P. Scott is attending the BCCGC British Car Day in Fairfield September 10. Jake mentioned that Fairfield has a three-day car event with the BCCGC show as the finale. September 21 is the start of Southeast Classic near Asheville, NC. We have three Healeys and six members going.
Jerry Cox is planning a return trip to Hocking Hills October 16-18, two nights. Skip through the BCCGC, has a connection to the British Embassy in D.C. and they are inviting us to show off our Healeys and attend a lunch the end of October. Keep an eye on the Newsleak for more details. For all other activity questions, or to join a caravan, contact Skip.
Tech Director Tim said we had no sessions. Bernie mentioned a small group fixed Jerry Cox's MG. Chris Wolfer wants a session next week for his "new to him" MGB-GT. Tim has a Spitfire part for the radiator. If you need any Triumph Spitfire parts, contact Tim. If you have questions, want to join in the fun, or need to schedule a session, just let him know.
Business Manager / Delegate Jake reported the 2025 Conclave committee via Neil Anderson, has asked him to assist in lining up a show in Branson, Missouri. He is working on it and volunteered OVAHC for the gymkhana. Jake has a prospective event dates survey for us to consider. Joyce and Jake will travel there this fall to see the town and check out the weather. Then Jake set out some 2016 Conclave wings, free for the taking.
Old business: none. New business: Meeting host for 2024 are: February Jake and Joyce Jacobs, March Wallace, April open, May open, June Campbell, July Cox, August picnic tentatively Wolfer, September tentatively Loos, October Lindauer, November open. We do not have a January meeting and for December we just meet for lunch at a restaurant. Next we nominated our officers for 2024. Cindy nominated Rosalee Campbell for membership (applause), Rosalee nominated the Wallaces for Vice President (applause), and John Wallace nominated Don Klein for historian. John Wallace said Don has great club knowledge from way back when. Scott will become President for two years. (applause) The remaining positions were accepted by the incumbents. In September we will finalize the slate.
More new business: August Juliettes at Maggiano's Little Italy near Kenwood Mall at 12:30 next Wednesday on 8/23. Split-the-pot was won by John Wallace for $55 and the club kept $55.
The next meeting is at the home of Jerry and Charlene Cox in Batavia, OH on Saturday, September 16. Times are 1:00 PM to greet and 2:00 PM for the meeting. Details will be published in the Newsleak. Vice-President Scott thanked our hosts, the Wolfers (applause) and then adjourned the meeting. The picnic and cook out with delicious food followed.
Submitted by Secretary Dale