Minutes of Last Meeting

Minutes of OARS meeting, July 14, 2017

Pledge was taken @ 7:00 PM by president Joe M. Get well card was passed around for Howard.

Good attendance in spite of heat. Introductions were taken. Dan secured his license in a quick manor and was acknowledged for his work by fellow club members.

Treasurers report given by Jim; $40.00 dues. Prior balance was $1983.24. After debts were paid, current balance $1651.80.Discussion on Steak Bake coming up September 23rd. Rick Hubbard from Gears said he would help us if we needed help with it. So far we have the Meadows supplying BBQ, Ted, PA system, volunteers, Marilyn Meadows, Veronica, & Robin. Meeting to discuss event to be scheduled ahead of time by Ron Osborne. We will plan how to get how many people will attend and what they want as far as meat for dinner is. Side dishes will be discussed. Saturday, August 12th, Berry Creek @ Berry Creek Grange. B.C. Cranes put on festival. The big draw are the berry pies. On line banking fee of $5.00 will be waived for on line banking. w6af.oars@gmail.comBattery for radio needed for club. Ted will donate a new battery. Field Day discussion: 193 contacts were made. Ted thanked all. Good turnout John, Dan, and Mel helped out. Thanks to the Meadows friend that cooked. Paradise Daniel & Robert came out to join in. Mary Nugent . reporter from the Enterprise Record came out and interviewed Ron and Steven Sharp, Stan & Marilyn Meadows grandson, for the article. It was combined with her visit to Gears in Chico. Chris C. responsible for newspaper article .

Carol Milezzo kp4md Sec. Manager Sac. OARL attended our Field Day.

Rick Hubbard from Gears stated there is a work shop on Saturday’s at the Search and Rescue Building at about 2:00 PM. in Chico. Eric commented that Digital modes wanted. Veterans’ Parade in November to be discussed later. Exchange member ( I didn’t get his name) spoke about appreciation of our club. The Exchange Club consists of business men exchanging ideas to help communities. Antenna building event @ Loma Rica. Yuba Sutter Club. Sat. the 15th of July. Meeting adjourned at about 8:15 PM with board meeting to follow.