There was a guest speaker from the Salvation Army, Aaron Johnson. He told us that his wife, Rachel, is a 4th generation to serve in the Salvation army. Aaron told about some of his life’s background. When he was in recovery from drugs and alcohol addiction, he decided to go to college and be a pastor. The Salvation Army is in 130 countries. With the Club’s donation and the members contributions, there was $945.00, given to the Salvation Army.
LIHAC now has 102 members for 2018 and 58 have renewed for 2019. There are 2 new families that joined, Tom and Pat Porter from Lafayette, and Don and Debra Watters from Logansport.
The LIHAC Ladies Luncheon had 14 ladies at Teays River Brewing and Public House, sponsored by Marty Burkhalter and at the Men’s Breakfast, there were 19 happy men.
On June 30th, Jon Steiner headed up a Poker Run,and there were 8 vehicles. Patrick Goss won the gas card prize with 2 Aces. The last stop was The Igloo on Veteran’s Memorial Drive for treats.
Harold and Jo Williams was in charge of the annual Beef House tour, which Harold had Ed Wagoner be the lead car. Then a few miles down the road Tom Cobb was the leader for a while, then Joe Goss was the lead car. Harold mentioned he’d never been on a tour where the lead car turned in to 3 different vehicles.
Cindy Reinke from Flora, gave an informational presentation about Human Trafficking Awareness. She is a presenter of the Ascent 121 Christian organization out of Indianapolis. Mrs. Reinke told of the age range of girls and boys that get exploited in to the trafficking life, through social media, getting picked up where teens gather then are “groomed” into being trafficked.
Pat Malone gave a report about the Packard Club. The Club had been headed up by Malcolm Miller, (who has passed away) in the past. The National Packard Club Car Show is to be at Purdue Amphitheater, July 20 – 27, 2019.
The president announced that there is a need for a new position, of the club, that could use a volunteer, called, Membership Watch. That person would be responsible for reminding members when their membership is nearing expiration and time to renew. If interested, talk to the president after the meeting.
Linda Cobb is in charge of Care and Concern for Annette Williams, she reported cards were sent to Gene McKinley, Susie and John Coulson, Jerry Barnett and sympathy cards to Patsy Fieleke and Ruth Fredericks.
Here are the details from 2017.