MID AMERICA BOUNDERS - SEPTEMBER, 2014 MINUTES

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014  Double J Campground, Chatham, IL

President Rick Groves called the September business meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.  The meeting
opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and an opening prayer.  MAB members in attendance were Bill
Andrews, Lynn and Shirley Blair, Morris and Linda Deewall, Rick and Kathy Groves, Jerry and
Carol Hardacre, Steve and Debbie Rittenhouse, Larry and Jolly Ann Whitener, and Bob and Paula
Young.

The minutes of the May, 2014 meeting were read and approved.  Jolly Ann handed out copies of the
treasurer’s report and this was approved by the group.

New Business -

Rick Groves reported on the electronic election, he was pleased with a 75% voter turnout.  The
results of the election were as follows-

President - Pat Robison
Vice President - Lynn Blair
Secretary - Paula Young
Treasurer - Jolly Ann Whitener
Nom. Comm. Member - Rick Groves (joining Jim Hall and Carol Hardacre    on the Nom. Comm.)

New officers will take their positions beginning Oct. 1st.

We discussed rallies - We traditionally have 6 rallies per year, the question came up about having
fewer rallies, but the general agreement was to try to stay with the 6 rallies.  There was also a
discussion about what we could do to encourage more participants, maybe try new rally locations and
find more attractions in the areas we visit.

Carol Hardacre reminded the members to let her know about any member considerations for her
“Sunshine” position.

Jerry encouraged the group to keep in mind recruiting new members for BOA and MAB.

Vice President Jerry Hardacre presented the Vice President’s Recognition Award to Rick and Kathy
Groves in appreciation for all they have done for MAB.  

The Boo - Ba - Roo was explained and awarded to the Blairs.

The Holiday Party was tentatively scheduled for Dec. 1st, the first Monday, at a location to be
announced.

Rallies -

May 15 - 17, 2015 rally will be in Shipshewana with MAB as guests of the MOB, Feltners are co-
hosting

June 18 - 21, 2015 - D and W Lake RV Park in Champaign, IL, hosted by Deewalls and Youngs.

Old Business -

Kathy Groves reminded us that she has shirts, sweatshirts and tee shirts available.

Rick Groves closed the meeting with a short appreciation speech recapping his term as President.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 P.M.

Bill Andrews won the 50/50 drawing with $22.50 for him and $22.50 for our annual charity - The
Lustgarten Foundation.

                       Respectfully submitted by Paula Young, MAB Secretary.