Chapter 28 Meeting Minutes
January 10, 2016,
meeting was only a Mart and Silent Auction. Due to miscommunications,
the rest of the meeting and program were not held.
We did have a good turn out regardless.
The March 20, 2016
meeting was held with Brian Pizor presiding. In September or October
2016, the Twinsburg Historical Society is planning on having another
Clock Day. The exact date will be announced later. Chapter 10 will
meet at Fairlawn on 4/5/2016. The 2016 Regional exhibit will be
“Banjo Clocks”. Stan Kaufman is asking for samples to use in the
display. If you can help, contact Stan. The secretary received a
letter from a man is looking for the hall clock that stood in the Oliver
Hazard Perry School from 1927-1986 when the school was torn down. The
school is being rebuilt and this man is searching for the clock so that
it might again grace the halls of the new Oliver Hazard Perry School.
If anyone has any information about this clock, please contact Mary
Daley at grace the halls of the new Oliver Hazard Perry School. If
anyone has any information about this clock, please contact Mary Daley
firstname.lastname@example.org. It was announced that the
Regional on May 20-21 at the Lakeland Community College is ready to go.
was also announced in the Sunshine Report that Egon Vicai and Tom LaRose
– longtime members and good friends have past away.
program of the Day was a DVD narrated by Julia Mueller entitled
“Character Watches” She had presented the program at the Symposium in
Kentucky in 2001.
next regular meeting will be on July 10, 2016.
The July 11, 2016 meeting
was held with Jeff Ring running an impromptu meeting. There was no Old
Business. New Business dealt with the fact that the 2016 Regional was
not as good has hoped. We lost $250+. A lengthy discussion was held,
but no decisions were made. The Program of the Day was a DVD
presentation of “The American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol,
Brian Pizor, president,
called the meeting to order, after a well-attended Mart. New Business:
Stan Kaufman will oversee the “Clock Day “event at the Twinsburg Historical
Society on November 20. He could use a few volunteers; Jeff Ring announced
that the Solon Historical Society would like to sponsor a “Clock Day”
possibly in January, 2017; Frank Del Greco announced that we need a new
laptop computer for the website. A team of 3 men were chosen to search for
and possibly purchase a good computer and report back at the next
meeting; We were informed that the National NAWCC is still having a book
sale on eBay; John Vourliotis reminded us that during our November 13
meeting that Chapter 28 will hold an election. We need nominees for
directors and a vice president. Send all nominations to the secretary by
November 1 so that ballots can be printed; REGIONAL- a discussion was held
has to what we need to do to cut expenses during the Regional. Some
suggestions were made, but nothing was finalized. PROGRAM OF THE DAY-
After the meeting, Ralph Zarnick, vice president, introduced Frank Del Greco
who presented a power point program entitled, “Ansonia Street Clock
Project”. Frank has taken on a repair project of an 18 foot tall, 3000
pound Ansonia street clock. There are only 3 of them left in existence.
Once repaired, it will stand in the rotunda at the NAWCC museum. A very
informative and interesting program.
The November 13, 2016 meeting was well
attended by buyers and sellers. During the Mart, the Chapter 28 had an
election of officers. The congratulations go to: Ralph Zarnick,
president; Doug Rinearson, vice president; Ginny Sims, secretary; Jeff
Ring, treasurer; and 2 new directors: Christopher Giegerich and Dennis
Potter. After the mart and Breakfast Brunch came the meeting with Brian
Pizor presiding. Brian announced that there will be a pre-2017 Regional
meeting on December 11 at 2 pm. The location has not been finalized.
Committee members will be notified. Stan Kaufman will chair the Twinsburg
“Clock Day” on November 20 from 12-4. Jeff Ring told us that the Solon
“Clock Day” will be held on January 15. All plans are not finalized. Brian
Pizor announced that the regular meeting date in March has been changed to
the 5th. The Program of the Day involved 2 DVDs. The first was “Character
Watches- Mickey Mouse Watches” narrated by Doug Cowan at a seminar in
Kentucky in 2011. The other DVD was about the history of the clock tower
that stand at the Lakeland College. It was narrated by Dave Moore, the