ATTENDEES: Jeff Borer, Ted &
Connie Del Solar, Pat & Bud Green, Dan Killian, Brian Taylor, Barb Penton,
Bill Smith, John & Donna Penton, Pat Leimbach, Doug & Dorothy Wilford,
Elaine Hall, Paul & Judy Danik, Al & Rosemary Buehner, Tom & Charlotte
Worcester, Paul Busick, Todd Morain, Walter Smith, Greg & Bev Troyan, John &
Lori Born, Hannah Born,
Chicago Jerry & Chris Grakauskas, Jack & Gigi
Penton, John & Patty Borer, Halle Borer, Bailey Borer, Larry Maiers, Barb &
Matt Weisman, James & Joan Borer, Paul Borer, Jay & Nikki Cobb, Al & Janet
Martin, Ollie & Dolly Martin, Scott & Belinda Brogan, De Brogan, Joe Novak,
Lauren Thatcher, Cole Thatcher, Grant Thatcher and Bob Thatcher.
The meeting was called to order by President Paul Danik at 7:16 PM. The
previous meeting's minutes were read by Secretary Jeff Borer. The date of
the 2013 Vintage Motorcycle Days was amended to 19-21 of July 2013. James
Borer motioned the minutes be accepted as amended, Jack Penton seconded and
all voted in favor.
All were welcomed to the 1 2th Annual POG Family
Night with a round of self introductions ensuing from close to 60 attendees.
The Pizza was expected to be delivered at 8:00. Members and families brought
their favorite holiday fare to be enjoyed by all. Bud Green announced that
he had brought calenders for sale made by Randy Kirkbride. A moment of
silence was observed in memory of our friends Al Born and Dane Leimbach.
Membership report: “Chicago”Jerry read for Dale Fischer reporting that
we gained 4 new members with 15 renewals. POG currently has 441 active
Treasurer's Report: Al Buehner gave his report.
Newsletter Report: Al Buehner stated that the letter stuffing party at Doug
and Dot Wilford's house was a success. POG wishes to thank Doug and Dot for
the hospitality and to Al Buehner, Al & Janet Martin, Ollie Martin ,Barb
Penton, John Borer and Jim Borer for helping out. Also thanks go to Ted Del
Solar for his story of the Colorado 500. The feature story is about Bob
Website Report: Bill Smith says the website is doing fine.
He noted that Karen has updated her computer and her current copy of Photo
shop is no longer compatible with it. Jack Penton moved to donate $200
towards a new program, John Borer then seconded . During discussion, Al
Buehner suggested $250, Jack then amended the motion to reflect the change.
All voted in favor of the amended motion of donating $250 toward the
E-bay report: John Borer told of many amazing
sales this month. The highlights are as follows;an original Penton porcelain
sign sold for $1 100,a very nice '74 Jackpiner for $2601, a pair of NOS
steel tank foot pegs for $1 50,a '68 kTM Comet air box (similar to '68
Penton) for $299.00, a NIB Magura throttle for $222.50, a complete steel
tank fork assembly for $306.00, a vintage Webco dual spark plug holder for
$85.00, a vintage '50s Buco leather jacket for $1500!, a pair of old Buco
mirrors went for $577.00!, and a single rare antique bike mirror went for
IX Show: Will be discussed in depth during the January
Old Business: None
New Business: Vintage Motorcycle
Days once again has conflicting dates with the Wauseon AMCA meet. KTM's
John- Erik Burleson was named AMA's Motorcyclist of the Year. The John
Penton Movie planned by Todd Huffman , on the Kickstart website, as of 6
December has $46,000 towards a goal of $150,000 with 39 days to go. POG
plans to donate to the cause.
For the entertainment Scott Brogan
displayed many aeronautic artifacts and presented a power-point of his first
hobby, aviation, culminating with his success at receiving his pilot's
license. A laser cutout award was displayed that was given to Mr. Penton at
the KTM Dealer Meeting for being the first to “believe” in KTM. Paul gave
Mrs. Penton and Mrs. Leimbach boxes of candy. A raffle was held with many
donations from club members. John Born gave some hats from his dad Al's
extensive collection. Everyone had a good time enjoying each others' company
and good food.
The business part of the meeting was adjourned at 7:52 and
the next will be held at the KTM building, Amherst, Ohio on 3 December at
Jeff Borer, Secretary of POG