Club Vice President Ken Patrick brought the meeting to order at 7pm. Seventeen members were in attendance.
September swap meet date is still undetermined since the usual Sept. 21 date is not available. The church has another function scheduled for that day. Ed Rose is working with the church to find another date — either the week before or after.
Raffle status: So far, we have sold $56 in tickets according to club treasurer Gary T. Following that announcement, he sold more tickets and we are now only 15 away from breaking even and having the raffle. If you haven’t already purchased a raffle ticket, now would be a good time.
Chapter Contact Robert Beach reminded the club about the annual tank farm open house near Manassas, in case anyone wanted to attend.
Member Bill Wesley reminded folks to start planning for the 2014 convention in Hampton. He suggested starting early to save money for the vendor room. He also gave a good tip to use your smart phone to comparison shop while at the convention.
He also suggested that HRSM sponsor a theme award at the 2014 convention. We would do the judging and awarding of the trophy. Idea tabled for further discussion.
No additional new business, meeting adjourned and Bill Wesley conducted a demo on making jet intakes.