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Rites of Spring — Upcoming Green Castle Events

Mike, Al, Merlin, Trey, Randy and Tim put up a new marker for the Club

Mike, Al, Merlin, Trey, Randy and Tim put up a new marker for the Club

 

Coming Events:     (Updated 4/13/16)

May 14, 2016  —–   Green Castle Spring Clean-Up Day.

May 22, 2016 —–   Drive in/fly in Brunch.  10 AM – 2 PM

We are going to have a guest pilot and helicopter rides for   a nominal fee

June 12, 2016 —– Green Castle flour drop contest

Lunch at noon

flour drop contest starting at 1:00 PM

MINUTES of the April 20, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.
OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Calvin Colony (& Sarah Cox), Rick Treiber, Randy Stannard, and Jerry Smithey
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Mike Mango, Chris Lenz, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Terry Koehn, Al Kriegel, and Mark Eads
The Minutes of the April 13, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were not read (because Karo wasn’t here and she was unable to send them to another Board member to present them), but will be available next week.
OLD BUSINESS:
Treasurer’s Report: Terry and Randy reported on our financial status.
Airplanes: Terry reported all airplanes are flying. With the weather cooperating, flying has picked up a little.
Ground school is nearly finished. All is going well. We need someone to teach the next session.
We’ll have flyers for the May 22 brunch soon.
NEW BUSINESS:
None
Rick moved with second by Jerry that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:52 PM.

MINUTES of the April 13, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.
OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Calvin Colony (and Sarah), Rick Treiber, Randy Stannard, and Karo Stigler
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Bob Dunn, Mike Mango, Chris Lenz, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Jim Beeghly, Terry Koehn, Al Schmidt, Trey Castillo, scholarship recipient Jackson Pettinger, Kent Johnson, and Mark Eads & and Sandy)
The Minutes of the April 6, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Rick moved with second by Randy that the minutes be accepted as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
Treasurer’s Report: Randy reported on our financial status. As usual, we need to fly more.
Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes. As usual, we need to fly more.
Terry will list the Skybolt fuselage on “Barnstormers” and will notify the EAA chapter in Muscatine that it’s up for sale.
Mark Eads said ground school went well; good class.
Discussion was held re collecting large, overdue accounts.
At the fly-in/drive-in brunch on MAY 22, we’ll offer helicopter AND airplane rides.
NEW BUSINESS:
Josh Tinkham got his sport pilot license. CONGRATULATIONS, Josh!
When asked if flying was as fun as he thought it would be, Scholarship Recipient Jackson Pettinger replied [with a big smile on his face], “Oh yeah, and more!” He said he has 24 hours up and has his cross-countries to do yet.
When we don’t have a meeting for some reason, e.g., Thanksgiving “Eve,” Christmas, New Year’s Day, Oshkosh week, no quorum in attendance, etc., Karo will post it on our website and will send an email to members notifying them that the meeting wasn’t held and why.
Rick moved with second by Randy that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:45 PM

MINUTES of the April 6, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.
OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Calvin Colony, Randy Stannard, and Karo Stigler
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Bob Dunn, Mike Mango (who apologized for the burned tenderloins and suggested not using cracker crumbs on the tenderloins before deep fat frying them, but to use flour instead), Chris Lenz, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Jim Beeghly, Terry Koehn, Al Schmidt, Al Kriegel, Trey Castillo (and Ashley Foster), Kent Johnson, and Mark Eads
The Minutes of the March 30, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Randy moved with second by Calvin that the minutes be accepted as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
NEW MEMBER: Terry reported private pilot Robert Powers joined April 1st. WELCOME, ROBERT.
OLD BUSINESS:
Treasurer’s Report: Randy and Terry reported on our financial status.
Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes.
Tim said the helicopter is scheduled to be here during the Sunday fly-in/drive-in brunch (MAY 22, 2016 from 10:00-2:00) and will give rides: $35 for adults; $25 for kids 12 and under.
Chris Lenz took Kathy Barry up for a ride and, since Chris wouldn’t take anything for it, she made a donation to the club. Thanks, Kathy.
We were given a Skybolt fuselage (with professional welding job) and a bunch of “other stuff” (including new tools) to do with what we wish. Discussion was held re putting the fuselage up for sale.
NEW BUSINESS:
Mark was gone Monday, so Tim taught ground school. According to Tim, all went well.
Terry will send an email re signing up for lawn mowing this season.
Randy moved with second by Calvin that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:47 PM

MINUTES of the March 30, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.
OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Randy Stannard, Rick Treiber and Jerry Smithey.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Mike Mango, Don Nelson, Chris Lenz, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Kathy Barry, Riley Lowe, Bob Dunn, Jim Beeghly, Terry Koehn, and Mark Eads
GUESTS: Eric Spurgeon and Rick Riardon (an original student back in the early 1980’s and still flying in California)
The Minutes of the March 23, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Chris Lenz. Rick moved with second by Jerry that the minutes be accepted as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
Treasurer’s Report: Randy and Terry gave a report on our financial status.
Airplanes: Terry reported our planes are all flying except for 157, but we are working on getting it back on line soon.
Tim said we’re still waiting on the helicopter pilot regarding rides for the breakfast event.
No new members.
NEW BUSINESS:
Don reported that Dean Teslik thinks he may be able to get the riding mower working again. We encourage that. Good luck, Dean!
Rick moved with second by Randy that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:40 PM

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