April 5, 2021
Jack reported that metropark personnel are supposed to trim the trees at the Rider Center. Some members, well versed in tree maintenance, replied that it is the wrong time of year to trim oak trees.
The April Corral is out; we have a report in the club section.
The Christmas party will be Friday Dec. 3.
The tack swap at WB will be Sunday Dec. 5. Sandy B. is chairing the raffle and 50/50 committee. It was suggested to have speakers to attract traffic.
Old Business - The second Winter Blues brunch was not well attended but it was the same day as the Wood Co. Horseman's Flea market. Next year, they will be in Jan. and Feb.
The Greene Co. state ride at Caesar Creek is open for reservations. Contact Reserveohio.com for reservations. Several members are going.
Jack spoke to park personnel about Rails to Trails. The metropark owns the paved part and horses are expected to ride the horse trail if there is one; otherwise, they can ride the RTT. Driven horses are not allowed on horse trails or RTT but are allowed on park roads.
New Business - National Trail Day is June 5. We will camp at Reed Rd that weekend; there will be a potluck and chapter meeting. Meeting at 6, then potluck on Saturday.
A portapot has been donated to Reed Rd. by __Stange/Gibsonburg Saddle Club.
Forms for the annual flower sale at Sadowskis were distributed and are due back by the May meeting to Connie B. A link to the form is on the event page.
Spring cleanup at HHYEC will be Sat. April 10. Brush clearing and tree trimming will be the main focus. All help is appreciated. Bring chain saws, trimmers, etc.
There are some painting projects that need attention - the mounting stand at MSF Rt 64 and restrooms at HHYEC. Jack will organize these, contact him to help.
There will be camping at RRR Apr 30-May 2. Jack will bring a tv to watch the Derby and mint juleps.
A discussion was held about getting a Cricket for the club. A motion to get one was made and tabled.
We have been promised that our chapter will have more camping room at the Mohican state ride this year.
There is an event at Pleasant Hill Lake on Father's Day weekend.
Marianne S. provided horse treats to members.
POPs (>300) from Tribute feeds collected by members were donated to HHYEC which will be our chosen recipient for this year.
The next meeting will be May 3 at Bunkers Bar and Grill.
30 members attended at Bunkers Bar and Grill