The Southern Cove Power Reunion’s February meeting took place on Feb. 2 at the Club House. Over 20 members were in attendance.
The secretary report was given by Melanie Clapper, club secretary. Minutes were accepted as read.
Amy Mellott gave the treasurer report, and it was approved.
In the discussion of old business, electricity was put in the museum building. The cost to do this was $1,600. More light will be added outside and inside of this building soon.
Barb Detwiler, who oversees the kitchen, stressed that more help is needed for the events. Any member who would like to help please contact Detwiler.
Brumbaugh Mountain Welding LLC will replace the pan on the sled. This is needed and the cost was estimated to be $14,358.
The clubs’ annual banquet will be on May 20, 2023, on the club grounds. A chicken BBQ meal will be made by the Royal Rangers. Cakes will be donated and ice cream will also be provided. Those who would like to make a cake can contact Clapper. The cost this year is $15 a member.
Mark Wisecarver rented the grounds for his auction on April 8. Donations are accepted for this auction.
In the discussion of new business, additional fundraising is needed to help with improvements and maintenance. There will be a gun raffle starting in March; 1,200 tickets will be sold. These will be sold along with the tractor raffle to be given away at the fall show. The guns will also be given away at the fall show.
Those who would like to purchase a banner for a company or even themselves for the track, can do so at this time.
A grader was purchased by the club to be used on the track.
A rules committee has been established to clarity some rules with the pulls. This will be published soon and will be in the Herald before the pulls start this year.
The next meeting is on March 5 at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. All members are encouraged to attend.