Meeting Minutes: April 18, 2017

The Arkansas Corvair Club met at our regular meeting place, US Pizza on McCain Park Drive, NLR, on Tuesday, April 18th, with 23 members in attendance.

The meeting was called to order by President, Bill Smith. The minutes from the March meeting were approved as read.

Elvis King gave the treasurer’s report. We have $4,532.45 in our treasury.

Old Business

JB King read a letter from Buddy Hoelzeman, Director of the Petit Jean Museum of Automobiles, thanking our club for the $200 donation. We will consider a fall visit to the museum.

New Business

Bill Smith called for a vote on new officers. Ronnie MacLeod made the motion that we accept the slate of officers nominated at the March meeting. The motion was seconded by Clyde Jones and it passed. They are: President, Tom Brown; VP, Dan Hill; Secretary, JB King; Treasurer, Elvis King.

Bill said that Todd Sanders, chapter newsletter editor, announced that he will resign his position at the end of 2017. We have always had an outstanding newsletter and need someone to agree to continue this position.


Bill Smith reminded members that the May meeting will be held May 6 in conjunction with a work session and get-together. Tom is furnishing barbeque and others will bring side dishes and desserts. This will be held at Tom Brown’s Upholstery shop in NLR at 4:00 pm. Several members of the Central Oklahoma Corvair Association plan to attend as well as David Blakey, founder of the Arkansas Corvair Club.

Upcoming Events

Party/Meeting at Tom Brown’s upholstery shop, NLR, Saturday, May 6, 4:00 p.m.

Car Show, Hardin Baptist Church, While Hall, June 3, 10:00am-1:30pm

CORSA International Convention, Independence, MO, June 27-July 1

Great Plains Roundup, Oklahoma City, September 29-October 1

J B King, Secretary