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GERALDTON BRANCH

MEETING NOTES 5th SEPTEMBER 2018

Meeting opened at 1930hrs. Meeting held at Freemasons chaired by Ray Haynes.

PRESENT:

Dale Clifton, Daryll McCaffrey, Peter Bannister, Ray Haynes, John Norton, Bruce Ralph, Robin Judd, Barry McConkey.

APOLOGIES:

Clayton Cream, Nungers & Linda King, Roger Christie, John Gourley, Libby McCaffrey, Chris Kowald, Peter Moore.

CORRESPONDENCE IN:

            Nil

CORRESPONDENCE OUT:

Emails - The Distinguished Gentlemenís Ride Sunday 9th Sep

BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES:

         Rider down first aid training. Ray has set date with Janine. Sunday 30th September Time 9am to 2pm Cost   $140. Venue-Rodanthe Room, Geraldton Regional Hospital. Email going out to everyone from Ray. Details are on the website where you can book - https://www.book.riderdown.com.au

         Thank you to Phil and Silvia for organizing another Great 4x4 trip. Weather was great and had a drive through Pindar, Yuna, Tardun, camped at Barong. Then Morawa for lunch and on to Coalseam and home. Wild flowers put on a really good show. We had a really good morning tea at the Pindar hotel which is open for the season. Recommend to anyone that is going out that way while the season is on.

         Bruce has let Natcom know that our club is still here and contacts are still himself and Peter Moore.

         Also Bruce will update the Midwest times when he can.

         Bunnings show on shine at Bunnings went well 3 bikes and popular bucking bull, quite a few attended.

         Albany Hill Climb on 3-4 Nov 2018 Clayton and so others going contact Clayton. He has sent out update on Geraldton Ulysses Google Groups.

         Reminder - memberships due Dec

         Reminder Denison Foreshore Sprint & Mid-West Show & Shine, Sunday 23rd September 2018.

         Mount Barker Odyssey 22-24 September 2018

GENERAL BUSINESS:                

         It has been decided to change to ride calendar as the Geraldton Distinguished gentlemenís ride is now on the 9 Sep. We will make this the ride for the day as it is a good cause. The 16th Sep will now be decide on the day. Dale will send email out.

         Bruce informed us that the Horrocks shop will be doing breakfast on Sunday mornings 9-11am for anyone that wishes to partake at the Community Hall. Starting on the 7 Oct every 2 weeks and see how it goes. Donít know cost. Lady said she doesnít need numbers.

         As mentioned before by Ray in an email he has suggested that we invite Owen Catto from Wheatbelt Mens Health to come to our next meeting. Everyone agreed it was a good idea so Ray is arranging everything. His topic is "Distress and why mental health matters". Please check Google Groups for updates from Ray.

CALENDAR DISCUSSION:

See below and website.

FUTURE ACTIVITIES:

  • Hutt River run
  • Yuna BBQ Ride

         Denison Foreshore Sprint & Mid-West Show & Shine Sunday 23rd September 2018

         Odyssey Mt Barker 22nd Ė 24th Sep 2018

         Distinguished Gentlemenís Ride in Perth on the 30th Sep 2018

         Payne Find see the Gold Battery Museum Ė Mt. Magnet, Payne Find, Wubin

Ninghan for overnighter 60km South of Paynes Find

  • Wooramel Station stay
  • Camping at Lake Indoon
  • Nation Rally Mornington Peninsula 25 February to 3 March 2019

         Ray & Mark - Dandaragan ride possible overnighter at Redgum Village. http://www.redgumvillage.com.au

         Visit to the Gingin Observatory 9575 7740 Over-nighter at Gingin. Has day & night tours http://gravitycentre.com.au/observatory/

         Coorow overnighter at the pub late breakfast at Greenhead.

 

NEXT MEETING:

Next meeting will be at the Freemasons hotel time 7:30pm on 3rd October to be chaired by Bruce Ralph, meeting notes Daryll McCaffrey. Meet there for dinner beforehand if you wish. The meeting closed at 8.25pm.

 


 

GERALDTON BRANCH

MEETING NOTES 1st AUGUST 2018

Meeting opened at 1931hrs. Meeting held at Freemasons chaired by Daryll McCaffrey.

PRESENT:

Dale Clifton, Daryll & Libby McCaffrey, Teresse and Tony Bussey, Nungers, Cyril McKenzie, Peter Moore, John Norton, Bruce Ralph, Gary Warner, Robin Judd, Roger Christie.

APOLOGIES:

Clayton Cream, Linda King, Peter Bannister, Ray Haynes, Graeme Stewart.

CORRESPONDENCE IN:

         Denison Foreshore Sprint & Mid-West Show & Shine, Sunday 23rd September 2018.

         Bunnings show on shine for fatherís day. Libby following up.

         Natcom Admin - The usual message asking for update of contacts for the club. Bruce is letting them know it is still himself and Peter Moore.

         Web site bill $40/year

CORRESPONDENCE OUT:

Nil

BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES:

         Rider down first aid training. Daryll talking to Ray about setting date with Janine.

         If anyone need a Geraldton patch talked to Peter he has some free.

         Albany Hill Climb on 3-4 Nov 2018 Clayton and so if others going contact Clayton.

         The Mingenew pub had its grand opening today. Update: Dale rang and confirmed that they will be open for lunch. Hotel would appreciate numbers beforehand if possible.

         Reminder - memberships due Dec

GENERAL BUSINESS:                

         Nungers has received the bill for the website $40/y which he has paid for the last 2 years. Thank you to Nungers and Linda for this and for maintaining to web site.

Cyril McKenzie on behalf of The Professionals has kindly offered to pay the web fee for us this year. Many thanks to Cyril and the Professionals for doing this for the club. Nungers will put some advertising on the site for The Professionals.

      The Distinguished Gentlemenís Ride is on again in Perth on the 30th Sep 2018

CLASSIC & VINTAGE STYLE MOTORCYCLES UNITE
FOR PROSTATE CANCER AND MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTING THE MOVEMBER FOUNDATION. https://www.gentlemansride.com/

Roger would like to hold a smaller version of this up here in Geraldton on the 16th September and is looking for volunteers to help. Please contact Roger Christie.

      Bunnings wants bikes to display again this year on Fatherís Day Weekend volunteers needed. Libby following up details.

      Peter- Rotary is having a Mad hat day raising money for Mental Health, updates to follow.

      Bikes for Humanity - In need of any old bikes or parts. Workshop at Peterís shed very Thursday.

         Christmas in July was very successful thanks to Nungers and Linda. Locals joined in about 36 at the dinner. There were Christmas decorations, wine and door prizes. Graham Beckman won first prize of a basket of goods, Marc Pollett (chook) got third prize of 3 necklaces. Some had a nice ride on Saturday to Denham for coffee and cake. Sunday good ride home meeting the gang from Geraldton at Galena Bridge for lunch.

         Bring and Share 18th August at Peter and Cherylís BYO 6pm. Approved by Cheryl!

         Maybe we can do another 4x4 trip in the next couple of months.

CALENDAR DISCUSSION:

See below and website.

FUTURE ACTIVITIES:

  • Chapman Valley Show 1st September
  • Hutt River run
  • Yuna BBQ Ride
  • Northampton show 7th Sep
  • Distinguished Gentlemenís Ride in Geraldton 16th Sep 2018(pending)

         Denison Foreshore Sprint & Mid-West Show & Shine Sunday 23rd September 2018

         Odyssey Mt Barker 22nd Ė 24th Sep 2018

         Distinguished Gentlemenís Ride in Perth on the 30th Sep 2018

         Payne Find see the Gold Battery Museum Ė Mt. Magnet, Payne Find, Wubin

Ninghan for overnighter 60km South of Paynes Find

  • Wooramel Station stay
  • Camping at Lake Indoon
  • Nation Rally Mornington Peninsula 25 February to 3 March 2019

         Ray & Mark - Dandaragan ride possible overnighter at Redgum Village. http://www.redgumvillage.com.au

         Visit to the Gingin Observatory 9575 7740 Over-nighter at Gingin. Has day & night tours http://gravitycentre.com.au/observatory/

         Coorow overnighter at the pub late breakfast at Greenhead.

 

NEXT MEETING:

Next meeting will be at the Freemasons hotel time 7:30pm on 5th August to be chaired by Ray Haynes whose name has been put forward. Meet there for dinner beforehand if you wish. The meeting closed at 8.37pm.

 


 

GERALDTON BRANCH

MEETING NOTES 5th JULY 2018

Meeting opened at 1936hrs. Meeting held at Freemasons chaired by Bruce Ralph.

PRESENT:

Dale Clifton, Daryll & Libby McCaffrey, Chris Kowald, Peter Moore, Bruce Ralph, Gary Warner, Robin Judd.

APOLOGIES:

Clayton Cream, Ray Haynes, Peter Bannister, Linda and Nungers, John Norton, Greg Davis, Ross Herbert.

CORRESPONDENCE IN:

Nil

CORRESPONDENCE OUT:

Nil

BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES:

         Rider down first aid training. Only 3 people have put their name down from our club so far. If you want to do the training please email Dale- dale_clifton_42@hotmail.com so we have definite numbers. We will wait for Ray to get back to set date with Janine.

         Donít forget Christmas in July at Nanga on the 28/29 July. 14 going so far some rooms left.

         Donít forget about RV Club Rally

GENERAL BUSINESS:                

         If anyone need a Geraldton patch talked to Peter he has some free.

         Bring and share at Teresse and Tonyís went well. Lots of food and good company and good location.

         Reminder from Ulysses office to check your memberships to see if you are due this year.

1 or 3 year membership available.

         Albany Hill Climb on 3-4 Nov 2018 Clayton and so others going contact Clayton.

         Nationa Rally to be held in. Philip Island and Air show are around the same time so you can go to all if you want too.

         The Mingenew pub is reopening soon will keep us updated

         Nanson Museum has been expanded and worth a Mornington Peninsula 25 February to 3 March 2019visit. If they have notice can get afternoon tea $5. Pamphlet attached to notes.

         Bunnings wants bike to display again this year on Faltherís Day Weekend volunteers needed.

CALENDAR DISCUSSION:

See below and website.

 

 

FUTURE ACTIVITIES:

  • Christmas in July - Nanga
  • Hutt River run
  • Yuna BBQ Ride

         Odyssey Mt Barker 22nd Ė 24th Sep 2018

         Payne Find see the Gold Battery Museum Ė Mt. Magnet, Payne Find, Wubin

Ninghan for overnighter 60km South of Paynes Find

  • Wooramel Station stay
  • Camping at Lake Indoon
  • Nation Rally Mornington Peninsula 25 February to 3 March 2019

         Ray & Mark - Dandaragan ride possible overnighter at Redgum Village. http://www.redgumvillage.com.au

         Visit to the Gingin Observatory 9575 7740 Over-nighter at Gingin. Has day & night tours http://gravitycentre.com.au/observatory/

         Coorow overnighter at the pub late breakfast at Greenhead.

 

NEXT MEETING:

Next meeting will be at the Freemasons hotel time 7:30pm on 1st August to be chaired by Daryll McCaffrey. Meet there for dinner beforehand if you wish. The meeting closed at 8.07pm.

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