IHC CHAPTER 7
THIRD QUARTER MEETING
JULY 19, 2021
President Ben Chestnut called the meeting to order at approximately 11 am.
There were 19 members and guests in attendance. Mr. Jeff Boyer from the Randolph County Antique Club gave us a warm welcome.
Everyone introduced themselves, and then Ben mentioned that he was elected president at the June 19th meeting in Johnson County and that Don Villwock was elected secretary. George Scherb remained Vice President and Jim Yoars remained as Treasurer. Ben also thanked past President Dawn Dieckmann for her many years of service as an officer and board member for Chapter 7.
Secretary Don Villwock read the minutes from the June 19 th meeting in Johnson County. Tom Smith moved to approve the minutes and Brad Craft seconded. Motion passed.
The treasurer’s report was read and hard copies distributed. Randy Barrett moved they be approved and Tom Smith seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Emmett Webb gave a membership report. He said we have 194 total members on our roster, but we have 148 yet to pay. Dues were due July 1 st . A reminder will be sent Sep 1 st . and anyone not paid up by October 1 st will be deactivated. Emmett mentioned that he would like to retire from being membership chairman and would welcome a volunteer to replace him.
President Chestnut reminded everyone that Chapter 7 is hosting of the National IH Auction November 5th and 6th at the Ted Everett Auction facility in Monrovia Indiana. Ted says that he needs photos of any items that are to be posted for the on-line auction by August 25 th . Directors and helpers need to be there Friday morning on the 5th and until the end of the sale on the 6th . Ben also said we will need volunteers for the Chapter table at the sale. Exact details of the work will be discussed at our next meeting on October 10th at Ted Everett’s office building.
Randy Barrett reported that we have 2 applications for our scholarship. The deadline is August 1st .
Numerous members commented on the benefits of belonging to our Chapter for the guests that were present. Those included: Dues are only $25 for both state and national membership. We have 4 meetings per year where we share IH stories, promote IH history, host state and national IH events, sponsor 2 scholarships for youth, contribute to the National IH Archives in Wisconsin, have a chapter newsletter and website, plus host a plow day when possible. Your dues also give you a subscription to the Harvester Highlights magazine.
Members who attended Red Power Roundup in DuQuoin, Illinois commented on the show.
Tom Smith reported the Chapter Newsletter will be coming out in early October. He asked that any articles or photos would be welcome for the newsletter or website (www.ihcin7.net). We also have a Facebook page (facebook.com/ihcin7).
Mark Dieckmann reported on our Chapter Table activities. He said we had the best sales ever at the RPRU in DuQuoin. He said the Tractor Mac author did not have a booth this year, so it helped our sales of his books. Mark and Dawn have been the managers and overseers of the Chapter Table for a number of years. They mentioned they would like to step aside from that responsibility and would welcome new volunteers to take their places. Please visit with them.
Ben asked if there was any other new business, hearing none, he asked for a motion to adjourn. Dawn Dieckmann moved to adjourn and Jeff Boyer seconded. Motion carried.
Don Villwock, Secretary
UPCOMING CHAPTER #7 EVENTS:
IN Chapter#7 4 th quarter meeting at Ted Everett’s Auction Facility, Monrovia IN Oct. 10th
IN Chapter #7 Hosting National Auction at Ted Everett’s Auction Facility, Monrovia IN Nov. 5 & 6
2022 State IH Show – White River Valley Antique Association September 8,9,10 2022
2023 State IH Show – Pioneer Engineers Club of Indiana Rushville
UPCOMING NATIONAL EVENTS:
2021 National Auction at Ted Everett’s Auction Facility, Monrovia IN Nov. 5-6
2022 Winter Convention, hosted by Chapter #9, Pigeon Forge, TN March 10-12
2022 RPRU is in Springfield Ohio June 23-24-25.
2023 RPRU show will be in Nebraska
2024 RPRU show will be in Iowa.
Chapter #7 Officers and Board of Directors: Ben Chestnut, President; George Scherb, Vice President; Don
Villwock, Secretary; Jim Yoars, Treasurer; Norm Jackson, Randy Barrett, Dwayne Hansford, and Brad Craft,
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