Our thanks to Donna Grady for
setting this wonderful luncheon meeting.
Thanks to Dr Mike for his
invocation and the setup of our group photo.
Larry & Donna Grady, Dr Mike and Pat Lurakis, Anita Brown, John
Bair, Bob and Patti Moffit, Walt Steinle, Phil Hatrak,
Suzanne Cantanese, Lou Ricciardi, Alice Irizarry, Rick and Patti
and Clair Steager (not shown), and Al and Bobbie Schmidt.
Short Business Meeting
President Lou Ricciardi
opened our business meeting with a welcome to everyone.
Treasurer’s report was given by Donna Grady and
announced that we have 24 families in our club.
Web Site report by Al Schmidt, it is continuing to
operate. A poll of those was that we all like the distribution of
photos and videos, so he will continue to do that.
Sunshine, Patti Moffat
reported that the cards send is back and she will be sending out
question was raised about a Spring show at the Battleship. Al
reported that he had not heard anything from our contact, Jack
Willard, at the Battleship NJ. Al will send out a note to Jack, to
see what might be in their plans for the Spring.
Steinle reported that he has repaired both our mogul engines and
they run on a short test track, but he needs volunteers to do a full
run. Larry Grady and Al Schmidt agreed to do the test. Our heartfelt
Thanks to Walt for his repair of these engines (as well at the
Thomas engines in real time on the Battleship.
dates for tow club meetings. The first is Saturday, April 23rd
at Brian and Clair Steager’s home at Green Planet. Al and Bobbie
Schmidt will host a meeting at their home on Saturday, May 14th,
the Saturday after Mother’s Day.
was some discussion about setting a tour later in the year. Some
ideas were: a tour Steam Museum at Auburn Heights, Black River and
Western rail trip, and the Wilmington & Western rail trip.
Saturday, May 14th at
Bobbie and Al Schmidt’s
1106 Mercer Drive
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
If you plan on
going, please let Bobbie or Al know: