Updates for Wed., July 2

Good morning, it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.  High today 78 degrees,  winds 5-10 mph

Photo Print Contest/Art show  8am-11am

Hobby Show Creations & Collections viewing 1pm-3pm

Today’s Header Photo is by Lynda Polk, titled “Sunny Skies over Gillette”

Open social hour in Boxelder at the VAC tent- everyone welcome!

If you haven’t seen Devils Tower up close and personal yet,  join us for a ranger led walk around the Tower tomorrow July 3rd.   The tower is 63 miles east on I 90 and state 14.   After the walk we will have lunch in Hulett at the Ponderosa Cafe.  Please sign up at the information booth.  We will meet at the VAC tent 8am for carpooling or meet us at the Tower.

Results of the elections and votes at the Delegate’s Meeting

Reprinted from the Region 3 Newsletter, by Jay Thompson

 The results of the elections and votes on amending the constitution are:

International President-Joe Perryman

International 1st VP-Jim Schwerdfeger

International 2nd VP-Richard Girard

International 3rd VP-Jim Cocke

Two candidates announced from the floor that they were running for the 3rd VP position.  They were June Ryan currently the Chairman of the budget Committee and former Region 8 President and Barry Bell, the outgoing President of Region 5

The vote count was:     Jim Cocke-3578            June Ryan-910          Barry Bell-367

There were three candidates for the two positions on the Nominating Committee. Jay Thompson and Tom Smithson were elected.

All three amendments to the constitution passed by large margins.

  • Amendment #1 to allow clubs in foreign countries to become members passed with 100% of the vote.
  • Amendment #2 to permit movement of the International  Rally away from July 1 and July 4 passed 4779 “yes” to 29 “no”.
  • Amendment #3 to allow the optional payment of dues via electronic means passed 4562 “yes” to 234 “no”.