International Harvester Collectors of Indiana Chapter 7

Second Quarter Meeting Minutes

 The second quarter meeting was held on April 29, 2017 at Boot City south of Terre Haute.  After a delay in getting food ready for our meal due to a power outage, the meeting was called to order at 1:05 pm by president Randy Barrett.  After an introduction of those present, Randy thanked Joe Freeze for setting up the meeting location. 

Brian Pierce handed out copies of the minutes from the 1st quarter meeting.  With no amendments or changes, Tom Smith moved to accept the report.  Ben Chestnut seconded and the motion passed.

Dawn Dieckmann handed out copies of the treasurer’s report prior to the meeting.  A breakdown of income and expenses from the winter convention was also provided.  George Scherb moved to accept the report, Tom Smith seconded and the motion passed. 

Emmett Webb reported chapter 7 currently has 245 active members.  He also mentioned Tonya is doing a good job of keeping the website up to date.  We always need articles for the website and the newsletter.  There is nothing new to report on the chapter table.

Tom Smith moved that as a chapter we donate $1000 to the McCormick archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society.  This donation would be sent to the IHCC charitable trust to be forwarded on to the archives.  George Scherb seconded and the motion passed.

The 2017 plow day will be at Bob DeVault’s farm on October 7.  Directions will be posted on our website later in the year.

The auction during the winter convention was a huge success due to Wade Findlay and his crew.  Wade and his crew donated their time for the auction.  Emmett Webb moved that we donate $200 to Findlay Auctions.  Tom Smith seconded and the motion passed.

With no other business, Ben Chestnut moved to adjourn, Tom Smith seconded and the motion passed.

Submitted by:

Brian Pierce