Meeting Notes and Notices

The next meeting of the Classic Chevy Club of North Arkansas will be at 1101 Spring Street, Van Matre Senior Center on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 at 6:00PM

                                                         President: Donna Gellenbeck              Vice President: Sharon Hill

                                                         Secretary: Patsy Kiser                            Treasurer: Jim Speaks

                                                         Sergeant at Arms: Barbie Wiersema


Newsletter for October, 2019

Called to Order: 

The regular meeting of the Classic Chevy Club of North Arkansas was opened at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  Officers present were President, Donna Gellenbeck; Vice President, Sharon Hill; Treasurer, Jim Speaks and Secretary, Mary Anne Hasenbach.  There were 20 members present including new member Rick P.


Secretary Report:       

The minutes of the August meeting were read and approved as read


Treasurer Report:

Jim Speaks, Treasurer reported the Club is solvent with all the debits and credits in balance.



Dave announced that the cruise for October will be a tour
of the Maplewood Cemetery to see the fall colors and then lunch at Jamie’s in
Harrison. It will be on Thursday, October 17. More details as to time and place
will follow.


Upcoming Events:

10/11  Display at Clay Cooper Theater in Branson (see web site for details) 

10/16  Back 40 Supper

10/17  Bush’s Pizza Cruise-In

10/17  Cruise to Maplewood Cemetery and lunch at Jamie’s in Harrison, leave Twin Lakes Church at 12:30 – call Mary Anne  for reservations

10/27  El Chico’s Cruise-In

11/1  Poker Run for Alzheimer’s, start at Mruk Center (see web site for details)

11/2  A & W Cruise-In

11/12  Regular meeting

12/8  Club Christmas Party at Italian Gardens

Check the web site for additional information.



Barbie Wiersema sent cards to Patty S who had hip replacement surgery and former member Faye M who lost a brother and two sisters within a couple of months this summer. 




Kay Lisiecki reported that she has t-shirts available now.


Committee Reports

T-Shirts – Jim and Kaye Lisiecki have all sizes except 2X in stock.  We need an order of 12 to reorder.

Web Master – Steve Nelson reported that all is going well.  Contact him if you have a vehicle to sell. 

Cruise – Dave H announced that we will leave Twin Lakes Church at 12:30 PM on Thursday, October 17 to see the leaves in Maplewood Cemetery and eat lunch at Jamie’s in Harrison.  Call Mary Anne before Tuesday if you have not signed up already. 

Picnic – Approximately 30 people attended the picnic.  Everyone enjoyed the food and the facility was great.  Donna asked for suggestions for next year.  Someone suggested square dancing.



New Business:

Donna also spent time with Jewel Pendegrass discussing the spring car display.  Jewel wanted us to choose the date as long as the rain date was not Mothers’ Day.  Everything else will stay the same.  Rick P moved that we hold the display on May 16 with a rain date of May 17.  It was seconded and passed.

Jim Speaks reported that the cost of rental of the meeting room would be $75.00 for March, April and May.  Neal Wiersema moved that we pay this charge.  It was seconded and passed.

Jim L volunteered to plan cruises to local restaurants for the months of January, February and March.  Notification will be by email from Steve N.



Old Business:

Donna reported that she had spoken to the folks at A & W and everything was nice and clean for the last cruise-in, and they also opened the side room for us.  They wish to continue the cruise-ins all year until further notice.  They will honor the 2 for 1 price after 5:00 PM. 

The following people have agreed to accept the nomination for the 2020 year.      

President – Donna Gellenbeck

         Vice President – Sharon Hill

Secretary – Patsy Kiser

Treasurer – Jim Speaks

Since there were no further nominations, Neal W moved that the secretary be instructed to cast a unanimous ballot for the proposed slate of officers.  It was seconded and passed.

The following volunteer positions were filled:

            Web Master – Steve Nelson

            T-Shirts – Jim & Kay Lisiecki

            Sunshine – Barbie Wiersema

            Membership – Barbara Beaten





Christmas Party:

The Christmas party will be held on Sunday, December 8 at 11:00 AM at the Italian Gardens.  Everyone will order off the menu.

Barbie will pass around a sign-up sheet next month for the Christmas party on Sunday, December 8 at the Italian Gardens.




Meeting adjourned at 6:45 PM.