January

     The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:25 pm om January 11, 2015 with a moment of silence and the pledge of allegiance given.

     The secretary’s and treasurer’s report were given. Minor date corretions were made to the secretary’s report.  Accepted as amended.

      State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: Discussion held on placement of highway signs.

     Products report: Still have lots of stuff and some new stuff.

     Website report: All updated, 2013 pictures taken down.

     Old business: Still have tickets available for the drawing at RCBO.

     New business: None

     Drawings won by: Myrna W., Bob B., Terry J., Janet M., Ron D., Tony M., John P., Mike S

     Thanks to Russ and Myrna for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

     Next meeting at Russ and Myrna’s Feb 8th 2015. 

February

     The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:07 pm on Feb 8th, 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary's and treasure's report were given and approved.

     State news: None as the state meeting is next weekend.

     Awareness report: None

     Products report: None

     Website report: All updated

     Old business: Report given on RCBO.

     New business: None

     Next meeting: Canton American Legion.

     Drawing won by Ron V.

     Thanks to Deb, JR, Russ and Myrna for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

March

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:25 pm on March 8, 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State News: None as the state meeting is next weekend.

     Awareness report: None

     Products report: None

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: River City Blowout has been canceled for this year. The drawing will still be held by the committee members.

     New business: None

     Next meeting: Glasco Senior Center

     Drawing won by Myrna W and Rick B

     Thanks to Mike, Rita, and the Canton American Legion for hosting the meeting.

April

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:24 pm on 4/12/2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: Nothing new to report.

     Products Report: Still have stuff.

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: None

     New business: Discussion on District party, report on District bike show July 18th.

    Upcoming events: Next meeting Tony and Janet’s 1722 Comanche Rd Elyria, Run for the Wall May 17th.

     Drawings by: Tony M, Mike S, Ron D.

    Thanks to Ron, Brenda, and the Glasco Senior Center for hosting the meeting.

May

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:25pm on May 10th 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State News: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness Report: Tony thanked the cities of Galva and Miltonvale for their Motorcycle Awareness Month Prolamations.

     Products report: Still good on products.

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: Discussion on district party, information on Run for The Wall.  Will meet at 3:30 on the Halstead street bridge west of Salina on I-70.

     New business: Information was provided on the “Honor Flight”.

     Drawing won by Karen M., donated to Honor Flight.

     Upcoming events:

          Run for The Wall next Sunday in Salina

          District party May 22nd at the Old Mill Park in Linsborg

          Next meeting June 14th at Borrell Auto Salvage in Delphos.

     Thanks to Tony and Janet for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

June

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:25 pm on June 14th,2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State News: See stated news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: None

     Products Report: None

     Website Report: All updated

     Old Business: Report given on the bike show.

     New business: None

     Nominations opened for

          Assistant Dist Rep; Ron Davis Accepted

          Treasurer: Ron Vawter; Accepted

     Nominations closed for this month.

     Upcoming events: June 17th Ride for “AJ “ Marquette Cemetery 4:30pm

                                         Run For Our Elders: Postponed until August Date to be determined

                                           Bike Show July 18th:  Somewhere Bar and Grill Tescott

     Next meeting; July 12th Somewhere Bar and Grill Tescott

     Drawing won by Kevin M.

     Thank to Bob and Juanita for hosting the meeting and the food.

July

The District 9 Meeting was called to order at 13:15 on July 12, 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: None

     Products report: Still have items available.

     Website Report: All updated

     Old business: Report given on July Bike Show.

     New business: Tony reported the Run for Our Elders will be Aug 8th 2015.  Will depart his home at 12:00pm. Hope to see you all there.

     Old business: None

     Upcoming events;

                Run for Our Elders Aug 8th   

                Work Weekend the 3rd Weekend in Aug,

                Next meeting Aug 9th at the Old Mill Park in Lindsborg.

     Thanks to Mike and Kathy for hosting the meeting and for the food.

August

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:15 pm on Aug 9th 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State news: None as the state meeting is next week.

     Awareness report: None.  Tony reported that he is stepping down as the district awareness coordinator and as products manager. He asked for volunteers to fill both positions.  Mike S said he would be willing to assume the duties as awareness coordinator.

     Website report: All updated

     Old business: Juanita gave report on the District bike show. Mike at Somewhere Bar and Grill is willing to host again next year.

     Nominations open again for Assistant District Rep and Treasurer.  No new nominations. The nominations stand as follows:

          Assistant District Rep-Ron Davis

                                                   Dave Zeller

     Treasurer- Ron Vawter

      Drawing won by Mike

     Next meeting: Sept 13th TPJs in Salina

     Thanks to Karen and Myrna for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food

September

The District 9 Meeting was called to order at 1:15pm on Sept 13th 2015 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: Mike reported that several deliveries of yard signs have been made.

     Products Report: None

     Website Report: All updated.  Information given on Brotherhood Of Mann Event next Saturday

     Old business: Discussion held on “Mid South MILE” Items still needed for the Kansas Basket.  This year’s theme is Kansas Outlaws.

     New business: Discussion held on Cloud County, Marion County and McPherson County Toy Runs. Discussion also held on ABATE booth at the State Fair. Ideas discussed for next year.

     Upcoming events:

                                Cloud County Toy Run- Oct 3rd in Concordia

                                State meeting Oct 10th VFW in McPherson

                                Next Dist Meeting Oct 11th VFW in McPherson

Marion County Toy Run Nov 7th in Marion

     Drawing won by Rick R

     Thanks to Chris and Jerry at TPJ for hosting the meeting and the food.

October

     The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:35pm on Oct 11th with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasures report were given and approved.

     State News: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness Report: Mike reported that he is still delivering more yard signs.

     Products Report: None

     Website Report: All updated

     Old business: Report given by Jon on Cloud County Toy Run. Mike gave update on Marion County Toy Run.

     New business: None

     Upcoming events:

                Nov 7th-Marion County Toy Run

                Nov 28th-McPherson County Toy Run

                November are state elections

                December is district elections

     Drawings won by Ron D, Rick B, Russ W, Ron D. Mike S, and Brenda D

     Thanks to the McPherson VFW for hosting the meeting

November

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:15pm on Nov 8th with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasures report were given and approved.

     State News: None

     Awareness Report: None

     Products Report: None

     Website Report: All updated

     Old business: Report given by Jon on the mid-south mile. Louisiana joined the “Mile” organization

     New business: Discussion held on McPherson County Toy Run. Motion to purchase a “paver” to be placed at the McPherson American Legion.

     Upcoming events:

                Nov 28th-McPherson County Toy Run

                December is district elections

     Drawings won by Dave Z and Clark N.

     The next meeting is Dec 13th at 501 E Pacific is Salina

     Thanks to DK’s for hosting the meeting

December

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:35 pm with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence.

     The secretary’s and treasure’s report were given and approved.

     State News: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness report: Mike S reported that he has poles for signs.  Is still delivering more yard signs.

     Website report: All  updated

     Products report: None Ron and Brenda D. volunteered to be products managers.

     Old Business: Discussion held on Marion and McPherson County Toy Runs.

     New Business:

           Ron D was elected as the Assist Dist. Rep

           Rov V was re-elected as Treasurer

     Calendar set for next year.  See website for details.

     Drawing won by Bill O.

     Thanks to Virgil’s and Ron and Deb for hosting the meeting, and everyone for the food