SIR Branch 37

Sons in Retirement
Auburn, California


                     June 27, 2019


Officers:                                                                       Directors:

Big Sir, Dave Wheatley                                              Rich Johnson, 1 Yr.      Absent

Little Sir, Woody Shields          Absent                    Kent MacDonald, 1 Yr.

Secretary, Doug Perry                                               Paul McDaniel, 2 Yr.

Assistant Secretary, Tom Bowen                            Walt Reno, 2 Yr.          Absent

Treasurer, Al Mattson                                                Bill Gray, 3 Yr.                        

Assistant Treasurer, Kim Douglas    Absent        Cal Conley, 3 Yr.         Absent


CALL TO ORDER:  Sir Dave Wheatley at 8:32 AM.


INVOCATION:  Sir Tom Bowen


Visitor: Sir Ed Rodriguez; 2020’s Little Sir. Welcome Sir Ed!


MINUTES: MSP to approve the May 30, 2019 minutes as submitted. Quorum established at 7.


TREASURERS REPORT: Sir Al Mattson reported a beginning June 2019 balance of $3,753.45,

and an ending balance of $3,761.52. MSP The quarterly assessment was paid.



Publicity: Sir Dave Wheatley stressed ongoing efforts continue to recruit new members.


Membership Status: Sir Pete Politi reported one new member Mark Dalton #44, sponsor Sir Don Moran and the loss of Sir Don Walker #195 who passed away and Sir Lyle Westoby #163, who resigned, he’s is moving away.


Emeritus Status: No members added.


Attendance: The 6/6/19 luncheon had 92 members, 3 guests, 4 visitors and 2 speakers, total 101.


Absenteeism: Sir Pete Politi had no calls to make. Attendance under control.


Bulletin:   No report.


Form 27: Membership added 1 and lost 2 for a new total of 149.




Sir Glen Kramer presented three options for the menu for the December Holiday Luncheon-Ladies Invited. The BEC approved Beef Medallions and Salmon in a White Sauce for $23.00. MSP





Program:  Sir Jim Maneggie reported the July speaker will be the Auburn Chief of Police, Ryan Kinnan.


Computer Club: No report 

Social Committee: No report.


Bocce Ball:  Sir Pete Politi reported that the Branch 37 team won their second set of 3 games for the Regional Tournament played over 5 weeks. Again, great going guys and good luck!


Golf:  No report.


Poker: Sir Doug Perry reported Poker is alive and well with 26 events last quarter.


Model Airplanes: No report


Dining Out: Sir Bill Gray reported on the successful lunch at Chang Brothers last June 13, 11 am.


Day Trips: No report


Fishing: No report.


Activity Coordinator:  Sir Kent MacDonald reported that the tour to the Amazon fulfillment center is on hold. He is looking into a visit to Ceronix in Auburn.  


Sunshine: Sir Tom Bowen reported a get well card to Sir Dave Wheatley and a sympathy card to the Doris Walker, wife of Sir Don Walker who passed away two weeks ago.  




Meeting Adjourned 09:01 AM.  

Doug Perry