OF PACKARDS OF OREGON, INC.
November 10, 2015
The meeting was called to order at 6:54 p.m., at The Peppermill Restaurant,
Aloha, OR, by Robert Douglas, Vice President .
Present: Robert Douglas, Vice President
Monte Glud, President
John Imlay, Editor
Howard Freedman, Treasurer
Stan & Beverly Richards
Matt & Karla Hackney
George & Susie Choban
Wade & Patsy Miller
Packards driven to the meeting this evening: Robert & Frankie Douglas and
Secretary’s report: Elaine said all Packard Club minutes are sent to
George Potter, who sends them to the Packard Club website and emails them to
Treasurer’s report: Howard said he would email the balance in the
Club’s account to Elaine. Howard by, telephone, gave the Club’s balance as
of 12/3/15: $6,896.71.
Editor’s report: John said The Clipper format has been changed; Matt
needs to have his page ready by 12/1/15; and articles for the January
Clipper would be appreciated. Future Clipper printing of the publications
will be handled by Richard Petrosino in California as he is more economical.
Sunshine report: Evelyn said no one has been sick recently. George
Riehl is doing much better.
Membership report: no new members, but part way through the meeting a
new member was welcomed: Dennis Armstrong
Social Activities: Howard reported three Packard tents were missing
at the Hershey meeting this year. Howard requested sending in your
reservations asap for the Christmas party at the Stockpot Restaurant..
Other: The owner of Yesterday’s Radios is retiring in a couple of
Tour report: The Pumpkin Tour was a great success and Cameron
McCready was a good navigator.
Classic Car report: The 2016 calendar should be ready the middle of
November, at which time the Executive Committee will meet to coordinate the
Packard Club and Classic Car calendars.
Matt had called Ralph Murano regarding the stamped numbers on the firewall
of his and Bill’s Caribbean Packards for clarification. The numbers stamped
on the firewall are still a conflicting mystery.
Howard reiterated how to obtain titles to vehicles which are not titled and
have no paperwork. See Howard for details on the procedure.
Howard mentioned that Hershey had 8,000 swap meet booths, there were about
500 cars, and the auction was fun, especially the sale of the 1927 Austin
rumble seat coupe selling for $25,000.
John reported he can make data plates for $12.00 each.
George’s new project is finishing up a 1942 Ford truck, Model B.
Howard presented the program with Jeremy’s help: A video of a Salesman’s Kit
for a 1932 Pierce Arrow was viewed, which was very interesting and
enlightening. The Packard Salesman’s Kit video was fuzzy, so it was not
The meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Submitted by Elaine Glud, Secretary