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Green Castle Flour Drop on July 10, 2016

2016 Flour Drop Poster

Flour Drop 2016

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 6/1/16)

June 12, 2016  Date Changed to 7/10/16—– Green Castle flour drop contest

Lunch at noon

flour drop contest starting at 1:00 PM

MINUTES of the June 15, 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, Calvin Colony, Ryan Story.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Chris Lenz (and Paige), Jim Beeghly, Joe Demaria and Johnita Treiber.
The Minutes of the June 8, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Ryan. Rick moved with second by Randy that we approve the minutes as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy gave a report on our financial status.
2. Airplanes: Randy reported after a call from Terry that the 172 is down for a steering issue and parts are ordered. It should be back soon. 11157, which is at Bloomfield, is being put back together and all other airplanes are up and flying.
3. REMINDER: FLOUR DROP IS JULY 10!
NEW BUSINESS:
1. Member Ivan Walker passed away 6/14/16.
2. Mike is still working on his business and not available for food. If anyone has a plan for next week let the BOD know.
3. Flour drop advertising is on Facebook and on the DOT website. Everyone else should put out the word wherever they can. We have flyers here to pick up and post and/or hand out.
4. Food was provided tonight by Rick and Johnita and was great. Thanks!
Rick moved with second by Randy that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:46 PM

MINUTES of the June 8, 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, Calvin Colony, Jerry Smithey, Ryan Story, and Karo Stigler
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Brett Lenz, Patrick McCormick, Jackson Pettinger, Trey Castillo, Merlin Weissheier, Riley Lowe, Chris Lenz (and Paige), Terry Koehn, Jim Beeghly, Joe Demaria, and Mark Eads
GUEST: Bill Cook, who framed and matted the beautiful pencil portrait of our own [much younger] Don Nelson in his Iowa Trooper uniform. The portrait is just awesome!
The Minutes of the June 1, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Rick moved with second by Randy that we approve the minutes as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy and Terry gave a report on our financial status.
2. Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes. Everything’s flying except 11157, which is at Bloomfield. The Chief has just a few little items that are on a wish list.
3. The flyover at Betsy’s went well. Three planes (piloted by Tim, Calvin, and Chris participated.
4. REMINDER: FLOUR DROP IS JULY 10!
5. Many thanks to Chris, Brett, and Terry for being here all day and spreading out our asphalt. Donations were accepted at the meeting to cover the entire cost of $218.88.
NEW BUSINESS:
Calvin knows of two, 100-pound propane canisters for sale (seller asking $100 each, but will probably take $50 each). Contact Calvin if interested.
Randy moved with second by, in this order, Jerry, Rick, and Ryan that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:59 PM

MINUTES of the June 1, 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, Calvin Colony, Jerry Smithey, Ryan Story, and Karo Stigler
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Riley Lowe, Chris Lenz, Terry Koehn, Mike Mango, Jim Beeghly, Al Schmidt, Dennis Henderson, Bob Powers, Gary Lust, Al Kriegel, and Mark Eads
GUEST: Bill Cook, who framed and matted the beautiful pencil portrait of our own [much younger] Don Nelson in his Iowa Trooper uniform. The portrait is just awesome!
The Minutes of the May 25, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Rick moved with second by Ryan that we approve the minutes as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
1. Treasurer’s Report: Terry gave a report on our financial status.
2. Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes. Everything’s flying except 11157 (Terry grounded it due to low oil pressure; we’re checking into it). Gary Lust has been instructing in the Chief quite a bit, so it’s flying a lot.
3. At Mango’s request, plans are being made to do a flyover over Betsy’s house for her daughter’s wedding.
4. FLOUR DROP! The Flour Drop has been RESCHEDULED on JULY 10, 2016!
NEW BUSINESS:
1. Treiber said it would be a good idea to have a colorful brochure to hand out at our events. We’re looking into it.
2. Discussion was held re putting rock with asphalt over it in the area behind and next to the office.
3. Terry and Tim have been talking about having a sanding party to sand the Skybolt fuselage. We’ve decided next Wednesday (June 8) after the meeting would be a perfect time. Karo will bring pizza to the next meeting.
4. RILEY LOWE, OUR MOST RECENT SCHOLARSHIP PILOT, IS LEAVING JUNE 30 FOR THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY. WE WISH YOU WELL, RILEY!!!
Rick moved with second by Ryan that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:58 PM

MINUTES of the May 25, 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, Calvin Colony, Jerry Smithey, Ryan Story, and Karo Stigler
MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Brett Lenz, Merlin Weissheier, Chris Lenz, Terry Koehn, Mike Mango, Jim Beeghly, Rob Rudolphi, and Joe DeMaria
The Minutes of the May 18, 2016 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Jerry moved with second by Randy that we approve the minutes as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.
OLD BUSINESS:
1. Treasurer’s Report: Terry gave a report on our financial status.
2. Brunch: Mango reported the Club netted $943 for the scholarship fund. Also, the kitchen fund netted $671. Mango thanked all the volunteer members (and even some non-members) who helped make this a super successful event. Thank you all! It was reported that our helicopter pilot wants to do this again at our next event. Chris Lenz mentioned a couple of ideas (using social media) for marketing future events. Everyone agreed they’re great ideas. Mango said we need a couple of cash drawers for future events. Special thanks went to Kathy Barry for making her awesome rolls and to Jeff and Lynn Scheer for their cooking skills. THANKS MUCH!
3. Airplanes: Terry reported on the status of our airplanes. Everything’s flying.
4. Calvin said Gary will take out a couple of trees which will help taxiing and parking if we want him to. Discussion held.
NEW BUSINESS:
1. JUNE 12, 2016 [was] our FLOUR DROP! Chris will do a flyer re lunch at noon with drop at 1:00 [NOTE: Since the taking of these minutes, the Flour Drop date has been changed to JULY 10, 2016!]
2. Tim fired up his Smith Miniplane today; sounded LOUD and GREAT!
3. New Members: Len Zielinski from North Liberty joined-will be a student pilot. Welcome, Len!
4. Scholarship student, Jackson Pettinger, has his first X-country done and is scheduling his long X-country.
Rick moved with second by Ryan that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:57 PM

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