Maryland Chapter 3
Sunday, December 9th, 2012
Countryside Cafe, Fenwick Island
The meeting was called to order at 12:32. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence were observed. There were 17 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report – Read and approved
Treasurers Report – Read and approved
Mr. Whippy Ride– Discussion was held about moving the starting location for the ride to improve attendance. Stephen Decator High School was brought up as an ideal location. John Tartufo will check with Principal Lou Taylor.
Club Appointments – Barry Gusst has volunteered to be Quartermaster for the club. Don Yon has accepted the position of Road Captain.
Membership – Congratulations to Charlie Foskey and Rodney Sharpley who have been approved as the clubs newest members.
RKMD3 Banquet– The banquet will be held on Feb. 9th 2013 at Pittsville V.F.D. Happy hour will start at 5 and dinner will be served from 6 till 9. The cost will be $20 per person with the club paying the remaining cost. John will check into renting a designated driver bus which would leave from the Ocean City area.
Toys for Tots – Gary Trader questioned if there was a Toys for Tots Ride before Christmas. Bob Adkins will check and contact Gary after the meeting.
International President – Current Red Knights International Vice President is Chris Gadaway. Chris has gone from a Maryland Red Knight member to President of a Maryland Chapter before becoming International Vice President. This year he is running for the International President’s position. RKMD3 will send a letter to the International recommending Chris for this important position.
Spring Opener Ride – A date for a 2013 Spring Opener Ride were discussed.
Officer Nominations – No other nominations were made at the December meeting. The new officers for 2013 are as follows:
President — Ed Kukta
Vice President — Dean Simpson
Treasurer — John Tartufo
Secretary — Ed Torbert
The next RKMD3 meeting will be announced
Motion to adjourn made by Don Yon and approved by the membership at 1:29