August 2015 News Letter
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August 3, 2015 Meeting Highlights

 

BIG NEWS:

 

Randy Wilson has stepped down as RC for Region20.  Georgia accepted a position in Traverse City and they are off on a new adventure!

 

Terry “BooBoo” Goyette was appointed by Randy and voted in by the Region 20 Membership in attendance as the Interim RC. BooBoo will run the show until elections at the end of the year.

 

LEGISLATIVE NEWS:

 

The State Legislature is on break.  Watch for “coffee meetings” being held in your area and attend. It’s a perfect time to “meet and greet” and get a heads up on what’s coming up!

 

Watch the following:

 

HB4736         Plates for bikes going to $123.00. This is a 435% increase!!

                    Basic Rider Course to increase from $25.00 to $50.00

                    MCCA changes would be a decrease of $35.00

HB4651         Fines for NO Endorsement:  1st offense - $500 and 90 days. After: $1000 and 1 year.

 

CARES AND CONCERNS:

 

Welcome back John “Santa” Langworthy.

August Birthdays:  Dan Hill, Debra Hurd, Kathy Heath

August Anniversaries:  None

September Birthdays:  Georgia Wilson, Larry Flood, Margaret Covert, Amy Frantz

September Anniversaries:  Dale & Patti Covert ,  Zip & Marte Behrendt's Wedding!

 

OTHER NEWS:

 

Awareness has instructed 561 students so far this year!

 

The September Monthly Meeting has been moved to Monday, September 14 @ 7:00pm due to the Labor Day Holiday.

 

September 12 – Drawing for Abate of Michigan Bike Raffle

 

September 19 – Zip & Marte’s Wedding – Rave Party – End of Summer Party (Busy Day)!!

 

October 10 – Fall Color Tour starting from Top End. This will also be a Benefit Run for Tim Williams. 50% of the proceeds from the color run will go to the family. Ride leaves Top End at Noon. $10.00/person. Sign up starts at 10:00am.