President Bonnie London called the
meeting to order at 6:47pm by reciting
the Pledge of Allegiance with 13 members
Treasurer Bill Poppenga gave the
Treasurer's Report which included
account balances and a detailed list of
money taken in vs. money spent. Brad
motioned to accept the report. Brandon
seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Secretary Marcia Kaup asked if any
changes were noted regarding the October
minutes. No changes were brought forth.
Brad motioned to accept the minutes as
published. Brandon seconded. Motion
State Representative Lori Butler was
absent. Brandon reported to get your
40th Anniversary T-Shirt order to her by
Saturday, November 18 which is the next
BOD meeting to avoid shipping charges.
They will be delivered in January.
Membership Secretary Brad Bruns reported
there are 80 members. If you are due to
renew contact Brad.
There were no new nominations for
President: Brad Bruns
Vice President: Brandon Butler
Membership Secretary: Bonnie London
Road Captain: Joe Kelley
Sergeant at Arms: Koz
Marcia Kaup, Secretary and Lori Butler,
State Rep will keep their positions for
Christmas Party/Toy Run Fundraiser will
be held at Eastside on Friday, December
1. Raffle tickets were handed out. Bill
Poppenga has extra if anyone needs some.
The prizes are: 1st
Place- $200 Runnings Gift Card; 2nd
Place Ė Portable Battery Pack and 3rd
Place - $100 in Beef Bucks. There will
also be a mystery prize to raffle and
one to auction. A Game committee was
established consisting of Brad, Brandon
and Weiner. The event will kick off with
a Chili/Soup supper contest beginning at
7:00. A prize will be given for the one
who gathers the most votes. If you donít
want to bring soup please bring
condiments to go with the soups.
ABATE website is up for renewal. Brad
motioned to renew the website for 5
years. Joe Seconded, motion carried.
Marcia will get it renewed before the
date rolls around.
T-Shirts were discussed. It was decided
that the design will be on the front
this year instead of the back. If anyone
wants a shirt different than the
customary gray front pocket shirt let
Brandon know what you want and he will
needs to be decided and booked by
January. If you have an idea for a band
get a price and bring it to the December
A Terry Redlin print was donated to the
chapter by Bob Gunderson. More
discussion will be held at a later
December 9 is Pie Day at the Capitol.
Anyone interested in being Santa's
helper be at Eastside Bar at 11:00. Ride
your motorcycles if the weather permits.
We'll proceed to the Capitol at noon as
a group. We'll go shopping after Santa
is done handing out gifts. The meeting
all will take place at Bill's Garage. We
will be wrapping Christmas Presents and
packing them for delivery. Drawings for
50/50 and SOL will be held. Pot luck
will follow the meeting. Bring a dish to
pass if you wish.
Bill made a motion
to adjourn. Jamie seconded. Motion
carried and the meeting adjourned at
Ice won the 50/50 drawing.
Winston Agneau was drawn for SOL but was
not present so was SOL and the amount
increases for the December meeting. You
can't win if you don't attend.
Oahe ABATE Chapter Secretary