From the Chairman — April 2016
Our last club gathering took on a Rally Report theme. Many thanks to Julian McNeil for his comprehensive talk, well illustrated with photos, on the recent Peter Waddle Rally in Tasmania; and Geoff Mitton’s reminiscences as a first timer on a national rally with Daisy Belle during last year’s National Goulbourn rally.
Our weekend rally the week before Easter was very well attended with 25 veteran cars entered, two of which were from Victoria. Thank you to the Brian Hussey and Jill Bartlett, and Geoff and Lyne Brown for coming over to join us. Again the team of David, Neil and Di organised a great weekend, including providing wonderful weather. The trip to Anlaby was a highlight, including the veteran ‘drifting’ on the corrugations on the way in! We were well fed for the weekend and the run made a small and controlled profit ($17.42!). Well done to all those who attended and many thanks again to our organisers.
David Chantrell is our guest speaker for this Wednesday’s club gathering with the enigmatic title of “What are you working on now.”
Your run this weekend is heading to the Clarendon Oval for morning tea, BYO or purchase at the Clarendon Bakery! Providing weather conditions are suitable on the morning, it is then intended to visit Chapel Hill winery. Again, bring your own sandwiches and have a running board lunch at the winery, and some wine tasting if you wish. Given the good weather we are having lately, it should be a nice day out. I hope to see you all there.
In this issue you will see that the AGM is coming up in July with nominations for the committee due in about the end of May. If you wish to be on the committee, please give consideration to being part of running your Club. If you are happy with the way things are going, feel free to talk to the current incumbents and encourage them to stay on for another year.
Also put the date for the Club’s Annual Commemoration Dinner in your diary now. 7.00pm start at the Earl of Leicester, Parkside with an a la carte menu. Eat and drink as much, or as little, as you like.
Happy veteran motoring. Phil Keane