GKCTCC Meeting Minutes
November 3, 2019 — 2:00 PM
G.A. Salmon Farm, Creighton, MO
Vice President Jon Pirie opened the meeting with the flag salute. He mentioned that President Justin Read was under quarantine and could not be here. Any new members or guests were introduced: Wes Stegner, Jesus Muñoz (Scholarship winner) and Ian Bornhoft (Scholarship winner-not present),
Asked for approval of minutes as shown in the last newsletter. Wes Storm moved to approve, Bryce York seconded, motion passed.
Financial report was presented by Treas. Jay Pruett. Club started out with $10,928, paid a variety of bills and now has $11,981 with about $4000 of that in scholarship funds.
Scheduled dates for year 2021 include the following:
Feb. 7, 2021, Three Trailside Center-1:00 pm. April 4, 2021 Overland Tow (Joe Meyer)-1:00 pm? June 6, 2021 Ag. Hall (Maybe lunch) 1:00 pm? Nov. 8, 2021 A O Salmon farm- 1.00 pm.
Western Farm Show scheduled for February 19-23, 2021 with move in on Tuesday, Feb. 16 around 3:00 pm. We will be in booth 3000A (same as last year) and will have a theme this year (Killer Bees). The three John Deere Bs will be a 1940 JD B (Jay Pruett), a 1948 JD B (Justin Mooney) and JD 1947 BO (Bryce York). Help will be needed for setup, toys, tractors, etc. Will have signs for tractors.
Barnyard Babies at the Ag. Hall in April 2021. More on this later.
Ag. Hall Tractor Cruise was discussed in detail with a May I, 2021 date. Many details are yet to be worked out by Lloyd Mesmer and Wes Storm.
Club 2021 Budget Meeting is scheduled for Jan. 15, 2021 (7:00 pm) will be held at Don Hrabik’s home (6206 Craig St., Merriam, KS). Meeting will consist of all club officers plus two other members (Don Hrabik and Wes Storm).
Plow Day was discussed by Lloyd Mesmer. At the present time the beans are still in the field but could be gone by Saturday, Nov. 7. Call his home before making the trip to plow.
Scholarships were presented by Jon Pirie to two recipients. (Jesus Muñoz —Glenn Ratzlaff Scholarship) and (Ian Bornhoft—Duane Spieker Scholarship). Jesus talked about his schooling at John Deere. Ian was not present but sent a letter of appreciation along with telling about his activities at school. They both received a $1000 scholarship.
Slate of club officers for 2021 was discussed.
President—Justin Read 1 st VP—Jon Pirie 2 nd VP--Joe Meyer 3 rd VP—Lloyd Mesmer Treasurer—Jay Pruett Secretary—Michelle Pirie Historian—Wes Storm
Bryce York moved to accept the slate of officers for 2021, Don Hrabik seconded, motion passed.
Justin Mooney moved to close the meeting, Bryce York seconded, motion passed.
Following the door prizes, the raffle drew a big interest. Winners were ($250—Wayne Schuler), ($150—Travis Storm) and ($50—Bob Surber). Congratulations to all the winners.
The white elephant auction followed the raffle with many wonderful items and some not so wonderful. Fun was had by all.