January

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:37pm on Jan 10th, 2016 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 is still handing out signs.

     Products report: None as the new products managers just received the inventory.

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: None

     New business: Stoker award awarded to Ron V.

     Upcoming events: Jan 23rd Russ’s Birthday in Galva

                                        Next meeting Feb 14th Russ and Myrna’s in Galva

     Drawing won by Tony M. donated to motorcycle awareness.

February

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:09pm on Feb 14th, 2016 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: Ron and Brenda discussed some new ideas

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: Discussion held on “Bikes under the Dome”

     New business: Reservations have been made at the Old Mill Park in Lindsborg for Memorial Day weekend

     Upcoming events: Next Meeting Tony and Janet’s March 13th

                                        Camp out Memorial Day Weekend Lindsborg

     Drawing won by Myrna W and Karen M Donated back to Motorcycle Awareness

 

 March

The District 9 meeting was called to order at 1:09pm on March 13th, 2016 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 reports that he is still handing out more yard signs

     Products report: Ron and Brenda reported on Quilt idea.

     Website report: All updated.

     Old business: Discussion on patches for Marion Tuel

     New business: Discussion held on benefit run for familys of Hesston shooting April 23rd. Discussion held on Run for Our Elders June 18th at 12:00mpm leaving from Tony and Janet’s

     Upcoming events: Capital City Bike Show next weekend.

                                        Next meeting at Senior Center in Glasco April 10th.

     Drawing won by Ron D.  Donated back to Motorcycle Awareness.

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

 

April

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:22pm on April 10th, 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given.

     The secretary’s report was given and accepted with a minor adjustment.  The treasure’s report was given and approved.

     State news: See state news in the newsletter. The mid South Mile will be held in Joplin Mo. This year.

     Awareness Report: Mike is still handing out yard signs.  He will have signs avail after the Excel benefit at Alfes Harley Davidson April 23rd.

     Products Report: The quilt top is finished, tickets will be available soon. The memorial patches for Marion Tuel are finished. Motion made and seconded to order more T-Shirts.

     Website Report: All updated

     Old Business: Discussion held on ticket sales for the Quilt and the gun.

     New business: Discussion held on the Excel benefit. Discussion held on the Bike Show the 16th of July.

     Drawing won by Mike S.

     Upcoming events:

                April 23rd Excel Benefit.

                June 18th RFOE 12:00 at Tony and Janet’s

                The next meeting is at Bob and Juanita in Delphos.

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

May

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:10pm on May 8th, 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given.

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

     State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness Report: Mike is still handing out yard signs. Report given on Excel benefit.

     Products Report: The quilt is finished, tickets are available. The memorial patches for Marion Tuel are finished.

     Website Report: All updated

     Old Business: Discussion held on ticket sales for the Quilt and the gun.

     New business: Motion made to donate items to the Brotherhood of Mann. Jon reminded all the nominations will soon start for district rep, secretary, and member at large

     Drawing won by Karen M. donated to motorcycle awareness.

     Upcoming events:

                District campout next weekend at the Old Mill Park.

                June 18th RFOE 12:00 at Tony and Janet’s

                The next meeting is June 12th at Marion Co. Lake

     Thanks to Bob and Juanita for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

June

     The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:23pm on June 12th, 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given.

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

     State news: See state news in the newsletter. Mid South Mile will be in Branson at the Radison the last weekend in Oct. Motion made to donate to the stage.

     Awareness Report: Mike is still handing out yard signs. Working on placement of Highway signs

     Products Report: The new shirts are in and selling well more have been ordered

     Website Report: All updated

     Old Business: Discussion on the districts memorial day camp out.

     New business: Nominations held for upcoming elections

                                Dist Rep: Jon-Accepted

                                Treasurer: Brenda D-Accepted

                                Secretary: Kevin M-Accepted

                                Member at Large: Russ W-Accepted

     Drawings won by Terry J, Dave Z, Jon P, Brenda D, Fran P, and Ron V.

     Upcoming events:

                Run for Our Elders June 18th 12:00 at Tony and Janets

                The next meeting is  July 10th in Tescott

                Bike Show July 16th in Tescott

  Thanks to Mike and Rita for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

July

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:11pm on July 10th, 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given.

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

     State news: See state news in the newsletter.

     Awareness Report: None

     Products Report: The new shirts are in and selling well more have been ordered

     Website Report: All updated

     Old Business: Discussion on the districts bike show next weekend.

     New business: Discussion held on memory patches for John B. Discussion on possible rental of the dunk tank.

          Upcoming events:

                Bike Show July 16th in Tescott

                Next meeting Aug 14th Old Mill Park in Lindsborg

                Nominations for Dist Board-Secretary Dave Z-Accepted

  Thanks to Somewhere Bar and Grill for hosting the meeting.

August

The Dist 9 meeting was called to order at 1:15 PM on Aug 14th 2016 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 meeting is next week.

     Awareness Report:  None

     Products report: Still avail. Discussion held on ordering more.

     Website: All updated

     Old business: Discussion on this year’s bike show as well as an idea for next year.

     New business: District work weekend is next weekend.  Tony M. appointed as McPherson County Rep.  Nominations opened again for the following district positions:

          Russ W- Dist Rep- Accepted

          Kyle K- Member at large-Accepted

     Drawings won by Bob B, Ron D, Kevin M, Fran P, and Bill O.

     Upcoming events

                   Work Weekend Next Weekend

                   Labor Day Rally Sept 2-5.

     Thanks to Russ and Myrna, Kyle and Kelsey, and Karen for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

Sept

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1350 on Sept 11, 2016 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: Still handing out signs.

     Products report: None

     Website Report: All updated

     Old business: Discussion held on next year’s bike show.

     New Business: Discussion held on the mid-south mile. Discussion held on next month’s state meeting.

     Upcoming events:

           Sept 18th: BBQ contest Tony and Janet’s.

          Oct 1st: Cloud County Toy Run in Concordia

          Nov 5th: Marion County Toy Run in Marion

     Drawing won by Myrna W with a portion given back to the district.

     Thanks to Jerry T for hosting the meeting and everyone for the food.

Oct

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:20PM on Oct 9th 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given

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


State news: See state news in the newsletter. Motion made to aid the state with a calendar fundraiser. Motion made to aid the mid south mile committee.


Awareness report: Still handing out signs.


Product report: Still have Awareness shirts, District 9 Shirts, and memory patches.


Website report: All updated


Old business: held discussion on Bike show.


New Business: Discussion held on December district fund raiser.


Upcoming events:
Marion County Toy Run-Nov 5th at Willy J’s in Marion


Next meeting-???Culver November 13th


Drawings won by Karen M., Brenda D, Bob B, Mike S, Ron V, and Kevin M.


Thanks to the McPherson VFW for hosting the meeting and the District for the food.

Nov

The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:35PM on Nov 13th 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given.


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


State news: See state news in the newsletter. Discussion held on Mid South Mile.


Awareness report: None.


Product report: Still have Awareness shirts, District 9 Shirts, and memory patches.


Website report: All updated


Old business: held discussion on Calendar Fund Raiser.


New Business: Election held with results as follows:


Dist rep: Russ W
Treasurer: Brenda D
Secretary: Dave Z
Member at Large: Kyle K


Upcoming events:
McPherson County Toy Run-Nov 26th at McPherson Wal-Mart
Next meeting-Dec 11th 501 E Pacific in Salina
Drawings won by Ron D, Deb C, Jon P and Keith J.


Thanks to Renee for hosting the meeting.

Dec

     The district 9 meeting was called to order at 1:10 pm on Dec 11th 2016 with the pledge of allegiance and a moment of silence given, with 16 members and 4 county reps present.


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


The treasurer’s report was given and approved.


State News:  Discussion held about meeting with DOT, ABATE memberships being down, new lobbyist, and incentives for gaining memberships. See State news for additional information.


Awareness report: Yard signs given out at toy runs and to McPherson DL office


Product report: It is Christmas time, so it is a good time to pick up gifts. Still have Awareness shirts, District 9 shirts, and memory patches.


Website report: All updated


Old business: Held discussion on Calendar Fund Raiser. Marion county toy run discussion, 160 bikes, 25 cars, and 1 biplane. Held discussion on McPherson toy run.


New Business: New board members, so congrates to Ron V., Jon P., and Kevin M. for their services as previous members. Fran made a motion to move meeting to noon, to eat first then start meeting at 1. Motion seconded by Mike. Set calendar dates and locations for next year’s meetings.


Upcoming events: Discussion on possibility of events and locations.

Drawings won by. Brenda and Tony


Thanks to Ron V, Virg’s, and Deb for hosting the meeting.


Next meeting at Russ and Myrna’s in Galva at noon.