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March 2017

Call to order: The March meeting of the UMVC was called to order on the 30th at Fort Douglas Museum at 7:10 PM by Club President Jimmy Zocchi.were sixteen people present for the meeting.

Pledge of allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance was conducted and was led by our president.

Treasurer’s report: Club Treasurer, George Spargen reported that no withdrawals have been made from the checking account and the account has been reconciled.

Quartermaster report: Tee shirts and custom logoed shirts are available contact Quartermaster Layne Schoenfeld for more info.

Upcoming Events: Upcoming events for the summer were discussed and can be found in the calendar section of the Club’s newsletter.

Meeting topics: For the next three months we have topics scheduled, but please suggest subjects and volunteer to present at one of our meetings. Topics included: April 27th meeting: U2 Pilot Fuzzy Furr will talk about his experiences flying a U2 spy plane during the Cold War. May: 25th: Fort Douglas Museum Director Bob Voyles will take Club members on a tour of the museum. June 29th: At 6:00 PM there will be a Club swap meet followed by the meeting. Then after the meeting Reuel Ipson will use his WW1 ambulance as an example of how to tune an engine with points. Fort Douglas Museum report: In June, Bob Voyles, the Director of the Fort Douglas Museum will be retiring. Many thanks go out to Bob for his support of the Club and it was Bob who originally allowed the Club to meet at the Museum. We will miss him.

Adjourn: Ed Smith moved to adjourn the meeting. Harley Jacobs seconded the motion. All were in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 PM.

Presentation: Fred Bolton discussed field stripping of the 1911 Colt pistol and Harley Jacobs, George Spargen and Pete Park worked on splicing up another two sets of Jeep tow ropes.

Next meeting: The next Club meeting will be held on Thursday, 27 April, 7:00 PM at the Ft. Douglas Museum.