|Posted on April 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM|
A regular meeting of EAA Chapter 1117 was held on April 16th, 2016 in the Greeley airport conference center at 09:30. Ed O'Connor presided. Two new members were introduced: Frank Whiteley, and Dennis Moss. Dennis is a returning member.
Last month's minutes were read by the secretary, and accepted. A treasurers report, from Lee, was taken as follows: general fund: $7018.91, Pay Pal fund: $1063.15, making a total of #8082.06.
Old business included a review, by Ed, of the club's add that will be put on the tables in the Barnstormer restaurant. Organizations that will donate, or possibly donate, food, airplane fuel and other items, to the May Learn to Fly Day, were mentioned.
New business consisted of refining our plans for the May Learn to Fly Day. Committee assignments were reviewed. A plan for addressing emergencies during the event was discussed. 911 will be utilized primarily.
It is estimated that 6 or 7 aircraft and pilots will be available for the flying event. If there is a great demand, another airplane was offered by Steve McIntyre from Western Plains Aviation.
Frank W. is planning on bringing a glider for static display.
A donation jar wil be available at the hot food stand to help cover expenses for the food prep.
A plan for a sponsor 's recognition sign was discussed. Ron is the go-to guy on this.
The airport will handle the port-a-pottie requirements, as well as the cones, stanchions, and marking ribbon.
Tom and Truman agreed to a plan to distribute flyers to local area middle and high schools. Ron has already notified the Greeley paper and has advertised on Pirate Radio.
There will be a final meeting prior to the Learn to Fly Day in the Barnstormer May 20th, with a walk-through at 11:00 am. This will be for key members, but anyone in the club is welcome to attend.
Everyone was reminded to wear their club hats, and name tags during the event.
Ed agreed to get the food, stock tank for sodas sodas etc.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:30 am.