Meeting Notes for October 2018

Date posted: 10/8/2018

Kevin called the meeting to order at 7PM.

1. The Financial report with a balance of $1266.53 September 2018 YTD was reported by Meryl.

2. Kevin noted that Dave Schani was the number one mileage rider for Texas for the winter contest as noted in the BMW ON magazine. Congratulations Dave.

3. Rich recapped the New Mexico ride. 11 members participated in the ride staying in Alamogordo. Everyone enjoyed the Green Chilies and BBQ in Cloud Croft.

4. Mark discussed the Russellville ARK ride. Two members were going on this ride.

5. Robin discussed the Distinguished Gentleman Charity Ride. HCBMWRIDERS donated $200 for his effort. There were 200 plus riders with 3 stops, and the event raised over $25,000 for this event.

6. Robin also mentioned the Petra attended the Lace, Grace, and Gears event held in Llano for the third year. There were over 500 women riders that attend the event on September 28-30.

7. Kevin discussed updating the Hill Country BMW Riders website. There were many comments by the group. Burns, Rich, Michelle, and Mike agreed to develop ideas for the website with the objective of allowing more member input to achieve the goal of the website being contemporary and reflecting the members activities.

8. Kevin discussed developing an information sheet that would be given to Woods BMW. Hill Country would offer a one year free membership to HCBMWRIDERS, with any BMW sold by Woods.Hopefully, this will help increase the current membership.  Additionally, Michelle agreed to develop the information sheet, and Robin and Rick agreed to discuss with Wood's BMW.

9. A lunch ride on Saturday was discussed and this will be added to the riding opportunities shortly.

10. Jude is the AMA-Texas Chapter Representative  with the Texas Legislature. Please visit the AMA Facebook page to review current issues.

Kevin adjourned the meeting at 8:00 PM

Members in attendance were Rick Carter, Jude Schexnyder, Jim Van Cleaf, Rich Stout, Robin Jones, Brock Molter, Kevin Good, Ken Korn, Jeff Acklen, Michelle Farrell, JB Young, Burnes Hollyman, Dharma Wheeler, Mark Johnson, Art Zeitz, and Meryl Stoller.

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