Meeting called to order at 5:05 pm by Jeff Kessel at 701 Main Restaurant and Bar, Waxhaw, NC.
Officers Present: Jeff Kessel (VP of Automotive), Greg Tilley (Treasurer), Joan Hauck (VP of Membership), Margy Kessel (Secretary), and Diana & Larry Fritts and Don Griffith & Beth Schwenzfeier (Events Coordinators)
Officer Not Present: Markus Bersinger (President)
October’s meeting minutes were approved with no changes.
Markus Bersinger – President
In Markus absence, Jeff Kessel welcomed everyone to our club meeting and elections dinner at 701 Main Restaurant. Jeff advised of the following:
All seven slots for the Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade (Dec. 4th) have been filled.
Christmas Eve Day breakfast at Ben Mynatt on Dec 24 is still undecided. Cyndie Mynatt is waiting to see status of COVID before deciding
Joan Hauck – Vice President of Membership
Frank Saubier and Michele Causby attended tonight’s meeting and were approved as members. Joan presented them with their gift bag.
Joan mentioned that two new club applicants have not been able to attend dinner meetings due to weekend job commitments. It was further discussed about having lunch or breakfast meetings to help accommodate these applicants. There will be further discussions.
Greg Tilley – Treasurer
The club has $3,765.55 in our bank account. Included in this amount is $152.31 for Charity.
Don Griffith & Beth Schwenzfeier and Larry & Diana Fritts – Events Coordinators
Beth distributed a list of Proposed Activities/Events for 2022 and welcomes any suggestions and ideas from all club members. You can email Beth with your suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org. When finalized, the list of Proposed Activities/Events will be on the online events calendar.
December 4, 2021 – Mount Pleasant Christmas parade, 11:00am
Greg Tilley advised all seven slots for this parade are filled. There will be an optional lunch afterward at the Harrisburg Family Restaurant around noon.
December 18, 2021 – Christmas Holiday Party – 5:00–7:00pm
Beth Schwenzfeier will be sending out a holiday flyer soon with details. As in the past, we would like to request each members bring a $20 wrapped unisex gift (automotive or not). We had so much fun with the “left vs right” game, we would like to continue that tradition. Also, it has been suggested we have a holiday ugly sweater contest. More details will follow.
December 24, 2021– Community Christmas Eve Day breakfast–– 7:00-11:00am at Ben Mynatt Chevrolet, 281 Concord Parkway South, Concord, NC.
TENTATIVE – Cyndie Mynatt is waiting to see status on Covid numbers.
Ben Mynatt Chevrolet is hosting their annual community breakfast on Christmas Eve day. Generations members are needed to volunteer to help serve and bus tables. Even if you can’t stay to help, please come and enjoy a great breakfast from our sponsor. RSVP to Greg Tilley at email@example.com by December 17 so we can plan our support level.
Jeff Kessel – Vice President of Automotive -- No report
Margy Kessel – Secretary -- No report
Greg Tilley reported that 15 members bought shirts with our club logo. The club may decide to do a new group order next year. Just a reminder – Members can buy their own shirts, jackets, and ballcaps on their own or from Monogram Magic and ask Monogram Magic to apply our club logo (hotpress decal or embroidery). Monogram Magic is in Mint Hill, and their business card is on the Trusted Vendors page of our website.
Greg Tilley made a motion to accept the following members as officers for 2022 in lieu of individual office voting since only one person was running for each office. Paul Prestis seconded the motion, and the motion was approved.
Elected Officers - 2022
David Pratt – President
Larry Fritts – VP of Automotive
Joan Hauck – VP of Membership
Kim Prestis – Secretary
Beth Schwenzfeier – Treasurer
Diana Fritts – Events Coordinator
Thomas Foxx – Officer at Large
Debi Pratt suggested that the club make a donation to a charity yearly. The Veterans Hope House and Patriot Rovers were mentioned among others. Suggestions are always welcome. David Pratt explained that O’Charley’s Restaurant is willing to co-host a pancake breakfast to help raise funds for our charity donation.
Greg Tilley proposed to new board members to reserve party room at AutoBarn Classic Cars in Concord for our 14th Anniversary on February 26, 2022. Greg volunteered to make contact with AutoBarn so he can reserve room early.
Greg Tilley also advised he will continue to take care of the paperwork that must be filed with the federal and state governments for our tax-exempt status. Greg also volunteered to file the necessary documents to name the new officers for 2022 and change our registered agent from Chris Patton to Greg Tilley.
Greg Tilley motioned for the meeting to be closed and David Pratt seconded, so the meeting adjourned at 5:30 pm.
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