Minutes from the General Meeting (November, 2022)

General Meeting Minutes

Date: November 10, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mohnton Fire Company

Treasury Report – Shaun Luther – We are at 148% of target. Blues Cruise expenses are almost all accounted for. More income for Oley, Shiver and Kris Kringle are coming in. 

Races:

Oley Valley Country Classic (recently completed) – Lenny Burton – There were a total of 237 registered runners. 144 of those ran the 10 mile race, the rest ran the 5k. Estimated revenue was $8800 with an estimated profit of $3930.

Shiver by the River 10k and 5k race series (first race Sunday December 11, 2022) – Sue Jackson – 100 pre-registered runners so far which ahead of last year at this time and 2019. Swag will be a hat and gloves this year. Soup and pre-wrapped snacks will be served this season. There will be a 50 minute first loop time limit this year. This is due to scheduling with the farm house at Jim Dietrich park which needs to be available for other afternoon events. 

Kris Kringle 5 mile race (Saturday, December 31st 2022) – Lisa Domeshek – Everything is going well and on schedule. About 140 pre-registered so far. She is looking for a few more volunteers on race day. Please email her at lisa.domeshek@gmail.com with your preferred responsibility. 

Charlie Horse Half Marathon (Sunday May 28, 2023) – Shaun Luther- date for 2023 is confirmed and the Dirty Pony 5k will also take place the same day. 

Blues Cruise 50k – Michael Whalen and Elaine Cook – Will offer a nonbinary gender category for 2023’s race. They are also applying to become a RRCA affiliated race. 

Committee Reports:  

Social Committee: The annual Christmas party is scheduled for Friday, December 2nd  6 – 11 pm at the Grill Fire Company Social Quarters. $10 for members and $20 for non-members. 

Brad Sinnen has two dates planned for Wallyball this winter since it is a member favorite, Friday, January 20th and Friday March, 10th 2023.

The Pacers are still looking for someone to head the social committee. Please contact Michelle Henry if you are interested. 

Community Service:

Trail Maintenance – Shaun Luther – As discussed at our last meeting Larry Sundberg is retiring from his work on the Horse Shoe Trail. Shaun has contacted the Horse Shoe Trail Organization and the Pacers will now be responsible for a different portion of the trail. The new section is 7.4 miles between Route 625 and Rt. 10. 5.2 of these miles are part of the Charlie Horse race course and are already relatively maintained by the pacers due to the race. The club will be sending Larry a thank you card and gift for all his hard work. 

Race Mates – Michael Whalen – IM ABLE’s main fundraiser The BASH is scheduled for March 18, 2023. This event will be held at The Plex at Alvernia. Michael is hoping many Pacers will want to attend. Please contact him if interested it tickets so that we can have a Pagoda Pacer table. 

Membership Committee 

Jason Karpinski – Email reminders will be sent soon for current members to renew. New and current members can also pay their annual dues at the Christmas Party. He also is working on reinstating the welcome packets that are sent to new members. 

Old Business: 

Was all discussed during committee reports. 

New Business: 

Club Elections

Michelle Henry was reelected for a second term. 

Board Members – Brandon Beane was reelected for another two year term. New baord members are, Kelly Ammon, Lisa Domeshek, Cody Harris and Blair Hogg. 

The pacers would like to thank the retiring board members, Matt Brophy, Tom Chobot, Jon Durand and Sue Jackson for their numerous years of service. 

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