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United British Sports Car Club Minutes
Feb 4, 2014
Members in attendance: 35
President Mike Rapoza opened the meeting at 7pm, all officers were present.
New Guests: 2 new guests, Joel Baldwin who has 2 garage cars 66 sprite and a 69 MGBGT Basketcase!
Ed who has a 65 TR4A and an 83 XK6 Vanden Plas.
January Minutes were approved as posted in the Oilspots
All Appointed Positions were in attendance
Partsmasters, only Mac Sawhill missing
Treasurer’s Report: Katie read the state of the union to the membership. All in the black
Correspondence: VP Mike Hash read the mail, CA Auto Museum was happy to receive our donation and $500 towards their education program. May 17, a free car show in Maxwell, Triumph club newsletter; McCormicks Auction in Palm Springs.
Editors Report: Send Tony articles and pictures please
Old Business: Christmas in January party was a huge success, food caterers were great, had a cook out goin on in the back yard!! Lots of people attended, and most enjoyed the HUGE bottle of Coppola wine that Zack kindly provided, it was great Zack thanks, and a huge thank you for putting the event on to the Rapoza’s.
Drive to Sloughouse was a great drive, a beautiful day, a perfect spot for a good lunch, everyone enjoyed the outing.
We have posted the first 6 months event schedule on the website.
Dues discussion is still ongoing. Waiting on a couple things to make a final decision.
New Business: UBSCC DUES ARE NOW DUE
ACCC - Carl Agnew gave a lively rendition of happenings in the ACCC world, please see your email newsletter for in depth coverage.
Kart Racing will be Sat, Feb 8th Can anyone beat Mr. Freese??
Dixon Car show meeting and flyer stuff and mail is at Tony Martini’s house. Call let him know if you are bringing a side dish. Meeting starts at 4pm, Saturday, Feb 23.
St. Patrick’s parade will be held on Saturday March 15th, meeting at the CA Auto Museum area at 11am, call Mike Rapoza for details and sign up.
April Fools Rally will be held on Saturday, March 29th get set for a Pantoja/Byers extravaganza on wheels!
Old Town Sacramento Underground tour, sponsored by Stephanie Pantoja, 20 people per group, pay up fast to reserve your spot 11am, meeting at the History museum opposite train museum. Sunday, April 6th. Followed by a delicious lunch at Fat City.
Anyone interested in a tour of Beale Air force Base? A lot of hands raised.. details to follow
March 1st, Run to the Blackhawk museum in Danville, starting at Eppies in West Sacramento, either by bus or you drive, watch out for details to follow. Either way, we plan to leave Eppies by 9am.
Regalia: Zack had a bunch of stuff to buy, advised people if they want a show shirt to pre order so they get exactly what they want, he does not order a lot of overage.
He is also working on some t shirts with pockets, and asked if anyone interested in cheaper shirts, something you could work on your car with. Car badges to be done before car show.
For the good of the club: Zack is racing at Thunderhill 1st and 2nd of March if anyone wants to go down and watch, good entertainment.
CA Auto Museum is sponsoring the 2nd annual Capitol Carerra, their version of the Snowball Rally, Mike Rapoza went last year and loved it and has signed up for this year too. Only open to the first 35 cars to sign up, includes and overnight stay and a dinner, cost is $300. April 26-27.
Walden said he is very happy with a transmission shop called House of Transmissions and he has a GT6 in the garage!
Bill Pugh received the Vintage Triumph magazine and in the Special Awards Section, a Jim Cain with a 62 sports 6 won the Jim Messineo Display Award. Good for them, keeping a good man’s name in the history books!
And Finally…… A Chicken offence was witnessed at the Sloughouse Inn, once again, the chicken’s best friend Rich Thomas needed “bailing wire” borrowed from Ken Freese to keep his muffler on the car! The Poobah Jr. decided to bring up the matter to the members, but awarded no further chicken on the fact that Rich already had it!
Meeting was adjourned at 7:54; a good time was had by all. Minutes respectfully submitted by Secretary, Kim Mercer