President Brandon Stevens called the meeting to order on July 11, 2017 at the MCL Cafeteria, welcoming all those present. Brandon introduced Don and Pat Bennett as guests/new members. They have a 1914 Model T, 1964 Studebaker and a 1985 Corvette. Also, new members Lynn and Suzi Senesac who has a 1972 Chevelle.
53 members answered roll call.
Secretary Jean Gosma read the minutes.
Treasurer Pam Luenz gave the Treasurer’s report with a balance in checking of $3358.17. Savings balance of $1028.14. CD balances remain the same.
Care and Concern: Linda Cobb reported cards were sent to Pat Lawson, Ann and Jim Walsh, Eldon Fredericks. Vivian Miller reported that Malcom is currently in Mulberry Retirement Home.
Linda reported Eldon well and cards are to be sent to their home.
Drawings: MCL Gift Certificate to Marlene Peterson, Membership for a friend to Jerry Barnett, and Gift Certificate to Dog & Suds to Jim Courtney.
Old Business: Bob Burkhalter reported 22 cars from the Club attended the Veterans Home Car show and it was a good gathering.
Brandon reported the Ken Double 35th Variety Show was good as always.
Tom Cobb reported 40 LIHAC Members attended the Breakfast tour to Logansport and thanked Bob and Marty Burkhalter for leading the group. A Fall Breakfast tour is being planned.
Marty Burkhalter reported 20 ladies attended the June ladies luncheon.
Harold Williams reported only 16 men attended the last men’s breakfast.
New Business: Friday July 14th is the car show at St. Anthony Healthcare from 9 a.m. until noon. Park in the South parking lot across from Budgies Drive in. Cookies will be served.
July 16th the LIHAC Picnic will be in Columbian Park. Bring a covered dish or desert, tableware and lawn chairs. You will need to turn onto Scott Street off Main Street at the Village Pantry. Watch for the LIHAC signs on your right, turn there to get to our shelter. This is also National Ice Cream Day. It was suggested after the picnic we drive the old cars to the Custard for ice cream.
Lora Layton will host the Ladies July luncheon on the 21st at Treece’s Restaurant in Rossville
Men’s breakfast on Friday July 21 at the Downtowner in Market Square at 8:30.
Harold Williams will lead LIHAC Members to the Illiana Power Show on Saturday July 22nd. Plan to meet at Fort Quiatenon, leaving there at 9:00 a.m.
Next LIHAC Meeting will be August 1, 2017 at the MCL Cafeteria.
Don Gosma is hosting the “Halfway” show at his house on August 18th and 19th. Ladies bring your quilts and we’ll have a quilt show as well.
August 12th Roger and Joyce Miller is have a dinner at their barn at 12 noon. Bring a covered dish to share. Tom Cobb will have the LIHAC in Mulberry where we are to turn. 52 attended last year’s event so last increase it this year.
Annette Williams’ birthday is July 19th. As “Care and Concern” lady, she calls the members on their birthday. It was suggested we call or mail Annette a card.
Howard Lumley brought some car magazines. Pick one up on your way out.
If interested, see John Coulson for a Model T that is for sale.
Mike and Pam Luenz attended the Great Race in French Lick. 120 cars paraded there.
Jean Gosma, Secretary