Wings Minutes Jan 19, 2006
Welcome: Thanks to Bill H for hosting
and presenting us with edible delights.
Rose, Linda, Bob, Kevin, Nedda, Bill, Joan, Tom.
Treasurer: The charter membership was paid. The charter cost has doubled since last
year. We still have healthy balance
Newsletter: -Thanks to all who submit photo’s and
articles…keep them coming in
-Next Feb Edition with
have a “jigsaw puzzle format” which needs to be downloaded to your computer
the enclosed link. It will warn you
about virus potential. It is a “clean
source” and you can download it safely
to your computer. I scanned it 3X with virus software. Windows
will say it does not recognize compatibility or some
stuff …..its safe and will
not corrupt windows or XP….enjoy and see how long it
takes you to put together.
-If you have a picture
to be made into puzzle format just send it to us and we will put it in a future
Show: Thanks was extended to Kevin for
his organization and leadership in planning the bike show. Kevin will submit an
about the bike show along with photos.
These will appear in our
March newsletter. Thanks
as well to all
Toronto Wingers and Wingettes that made this event so successful.
Show: This was hosted by our sister Mississauga Chapter. Thanks go out to our Toronto
members who supported their event.
deserves special thanks as be had his bike, trailer and
“smoke show” there for
Linda attended the
Calendar meeting and submitted our Toronto
Spring Warm Up date of Saturday May 13th,
Ride: Nedda had emailed our concerns
Beer being sold at the
event; not signing waivers for the whole event;
insurance. The email reply addressing
our concerns simply reiterated the facts and therefore it
not to be
a part of that event.
Trip: Linda has sent an email out to everyone
regarding the proposed museum trip to Ottawa
from Friday, March 10 to
Monday, March 13.
If you would like to come up on
Saturday and return Sunday that is fine too.
has the price
of several hotels and they start $75+. Those attending are: Bob & Nedda, Rose and Linda. If planning
to attend please
submit names by
Feb 28 as Linda wants to make arrangements for accommodations. Each
make their own reservations.
to Kevin for bringing his motorcycle magazines in to share. The
Road Runner magazines have been passed
around. Linda has the current Feb edition and will
bring it to coffee. Bob has one edition
as well. Bill confirmed we
this subscription for 2 years.
Calendar: Kevin and others shared
information about various rides. Linda will
add this to our calendar and submit info to Bill
for posting on our
website. It was felt it was good to have
several listing of events so there was some choice as to rides
other then the
chapter rides. Information about the
Canadian 911 ride can be found
Other Business: -Rose raised issue about the value
and content of the GWTA Touring News and wanted to know if it “paid for
It was discussed that an
electronic format might me cheaper and more
“updated” and therefore more current as
would not be
needed to be 2 or 3 months in advance.
Kevin felt a “hard copy” had value.
to put out at
bike shows and show potential members Rose
Bruce Keenon and get more information.
and value the work done by our
national volunteers with
Touring News and want to see if it is time to “change”
which should make
it easier for them as well.
shared she had contact information from some people who expressed an interest
in our Chapter and will follow
up with more contact to them.
suggested we look into a training seminar/video class 1 month before our spring
warm up in preparation for the warm
It was felt instructors were not booked at that time and it would be
Next Meetings: Feb 16th Linda + Rose
March 23rd Tom + Joan
April 20th Kevin