The chairperson of the Christmas party committee is Bonnie Williams. The party will be at the Legion hall in Grand Rapids. Music and grab bags are planned. Food is undecided.
The state ride and chili cookoff at Mohican has been cancelled.
Photos from our chili cookoff are needed for the website. Please submit to Kathy.
Carolyn reported on the upcoming trips:
Elkins Creek: most are leaving Thurs. am; $30/night/site, $8/night/stall; shavings are required and sold there; we have reservations for 12 rigs and 18 stalls; Tammy and Leroy will be doing dinners and breakfasts.
Big Elk Lick: $25/night; we have reservations for 10 rigs, one spot open; primitive with tie lines, bring your own tie lines; they will bring us water.
Tack swap - we need donations for the raffle. Flyers have been created, available on the website.
The State meeting will be virtual. Each chapter may have 1 participant; unlimited number may watch without participation. The main issue is raising membership $5.
The regional ride at Van Buren is still on at this point. There will be no meals provided or organized.
Our next meeting will be August 31 at RRR (rescheduled due to holiday).
Tammy Royer is the chairperson for our Oak-tober Fest event. We will have Trick-a-Truck. The t-shirt is long sleeved, pumpkin orange colored.
A camping trip to Pleasant Hill has been added to our calendar - Sept. 18-20. Call for reservations: 419.938.7884.
The trail from the rider center in OO to Rt 64 to the State Forest needs to be trimmed. It has been mowed. Jack suggested an evening relatively soon.
22 members attended at The Whitehouse Inn.
The Christmas Committee is looking for venue suggestions.
Our Octoberfest event is still being planned. The metropark has cancelled their October in the Oaks event.
Our Chili Cookoff campout is July 24-26 at RRR. CCO on July 25.
Our photographer, Debbie V. will be unavailable Aug 1 - Oct 1 and someone(s) will need to take pics.
Cowboy Christmas Tack Swap is being planned for Sunday, Dec. 6 at WB.
All state-sanctioned OHC rides have been cancelled. Some events are still going on.
The state OHC meeting on Aug. 9 will be virtual.
The metropark intends to put porta-johns at the rider center and boy scout camp.
Laura G/C is back at the park part-time, Monday and Tuesday.
Mounting stands at Maumee State Forest on 64 and CR V need to be repainted. We need to ride there to keep the trails open. They could probably use some maintenance.
Connie told us that oak trees should not be trimmed until after the first frost.
Chili Cookoff at RRR:
camping is $25/night - contact Leroy
Sat night, 6 pm
1. name it
2. list 4 ingredients not necessarily the main one or secret one
3. have a theme (award for crowd favorite)
4. list heat level
Tammy has restocked the club tote. Bring a ladel.
Oaktoberfest at RRR:
Oct 2-4 contact Leroy for camping
Tammy will be cooking
Fri - German potato salad, brats, kraut,
Sat - boiled dinner
Friday there will be a full moon. Jack is looking into a night ride.
Sponsor Oaktoberfest and be on the t-shirt for $20, contact Tammy R.
No one is going on the Beavercreek camping trip.
Cheryl and Michelle are looking into Turtle Creek, 5 hrs north, trails not challenging.
Next meeting Aug. 3, 7 pm, The Whitehouse Inn. Go early to eat.
Jo thanked everyone that has been working on her fence. They typically meet at Thurs. at 6:30.
Remember to save proof of purchase emblems from Tribute Feeds.
19 members attended at RRR.
May meeting cancelled due to COVID-19
April meeting cancelled due to COVID-19