Blue Knights – Oklahoma IV – Chapter Meeting Minutes

Location – Interurban, Duncan, OK
Date – December 19, 2015

Members Present
Bryan and Lisa Baker
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave and Corby McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
Dave and Ginger Woods
Bryan Eades
Nick and Skyler Dziewa

Business

The Secutary report was approved by Baker and seconded by Ray

The treasuer Report was approved by Baker and seconded by Eades

Woods talked about the toy run we rode in here in Duncan we had a very good time and meet somenice people.

Baker talked about tire pressure and the safety day that we are going to have soon

Due to Christmas party we had a short meeting and enjoyed spending time with each other.

Eades is not allowed to play dirty santa with the group anymore due to his present selection.

Meeting ended at 1927

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be in Lawton on the 7th of January at Riverside Cafe. Dave is the POC on this for directions.


Date/Time – November 12, 2015/1830
Location- Pizza Hut (Duncan)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
Raymond Stahl
David and Sam Woods
Ryan Atkinson
New Members After Meeting
Nick Dziewa

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 1830

Ron gave the money we got for the Kiddie Land Fundraiser to Barbra from the Stephens County Youth Shelter. Barbra explained what the money would go to and told us how thankful she was for us doing this for the kiddos.

Motion to approve the Secretary Report by Gill and seconded by McDermott.

Treasury report was given by Ray he advised we have money. Motion was made to approve the report by Ray and second by Gill.

McDermott talked and showed the club the Heaven 1 patches he had made and we discussed them and what we might want to order. If you would like one they are approx. $6 and POC is McDermott.

We discussed the Christmas Party and we are looking for a place here in Duncan because it is our turn to host the party. This party will be on December 19th and location will be announced when we know where it will be held. We will play dirty santa and the gift will be a $25 gift max.

Woods advised the club of a toy run in December that he would like for us to ride in. LaOna also advised the Walters Christmas parade is coming up and she would like us to ride in that also.

The new member Nick Dziewa left the room and Ron discussed him becoming a member. Nick is a full time police officer at Duncan Police Department and has met the ride requirements. The club voted and Welcome Nick to the club.

Everyone remember that dues are due in December $30 you have to pay this to continue to be in the club POC on this will be Ray.

Motion was made to dismiss by Woods and seconded by Gill at approx. 1915.

Next Meeting will be the Christmas Party on the 19th location to be announced in Duncan.


Date/Time – October 8th, 2015
Location – Hibachi Grill, Lawton, OK

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Dave McDermott
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Russell Baucom
Ray Pyeatt

Ron called the meeting to order at approx. 1830

A motion was made by Gill and seconded by Ray to approve the secretary report.

Ray gave the treasurer report. A motion was made by Dave and seconded by Russell to approve the secretary report.

Ray reported that we collected $912.79 from the Kiddieland fund raiser. A motion was made my Dave and seconded by Gil to donate $87.12 from the chapter to bring the total donation to $1000.00. Ron will coordinate with the Stephens County Youth Shelter for the best date to present them with a check. Possibly at the next meeting in Duncan.

Dan talked about going on a Fort Smith ride from 30 October to 1 November. It will be a two-night overnight event with many stops and great places to eat. A separate email will be sent out with the hotels and details from Dan. If you are interested in going, please respond to bkz29@hotmail.com

Reminder that DUES are not due…. Bring you money to the next meeting!

Motion was made to end the meeting and it also passed with flying colors.

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Duncan, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday November 5th.


Date/Time – September 10th, 2015
Location – David and Gingers residence

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave McDermott
David and Ginger Woods
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Possible New Member
Nick Dziewa

Ron called the meeting to order at approx. 1830

A motion was made by Gill and seconded by Woods to approve the secretary report. Motion passed with flying colors.

Dan talked about going on a Fort Smith ride maybe on a Fri Sat and Sun. He wants to go when the trees are changing colors.

The Walters car cruz will be on October and they would like for us as a club to come ride in the cruz with them.

Saturday the 26th we will be having the Kiddie Land Fund Raiser don’t for get to be there for the kiddos.

Motion was made to end the meeting and it also passed with flying colors.

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Lawton, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday October 8th.


Date/Time – August 6th, 2015
Location– The One and Only Pizza Hut (Lawton)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale and Jayla
Kenny Sanner
Randy Whipple
Bryan Baker
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Leonard and Shirley Cowen
Ray Pyeatt
David Woods

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 7:14 PM

A motion was made to approve the secretary report by Ray and second by Gil. Motion was approved by the group.

A motion was made to approve the treasure report by Baker and seconded by Gill. Motion was approved by the group.

Hale made a motion to write a check to pay for the Kiddie Land Fundraiser seconded by Sanner. This event will take place on September 26 a Saturday from 6pm to 8pm.

Woods talked about the Lawton Poker run they went on he advised that it was a very good ride. Woods won a leather coat and McDermott won $100.00 and they also meet a very good group that are in a car club.

LaOna has invited us to the World of Life Church for a Bike day in Lawton I am not sure on the date of this event.

Everyone pray for Gill he will be having another surgery on August 31.

Cassie got her M endorsement and I have also seen a bike that looks like Corbys old one sitting outside the Corcorran place.

We also lost a guy on this meeting McDermott has found out the hard way not to wear flip flops while moving items at Bakers house.

Motion to adjourn was made by Ray and seconded by Gill at 7:30

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Duncan, OK, at David and Ginger Woods house, on Thursday, September 10, at 6:30 PM

 


 

Date/Time – July 9nd 1830
Location – Pizza Hut (Duncan)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
David Woods
Bryan Baker and Lisa
Kenny Sanner and Kenny Don and his family
Randy Whipple

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 6:42

Motion was made by Gill to approve the Treasurer report given by Ray Pyeatt. Seconded by Whip and motion approved.

Secretary report was approved by McDermott and second by Baker.

Ron talked abound what was discussed in the MWRC and advised the group about the back patch change if it was not approved. At the MWRC 20/36 chapters were present from our Region. At this conference the OK IV cleaned house on awards. We won longest rider, longest two up rider, and youngest rider.

In September of this year there will be a MWRC in Des Moine Iowa and the Spring conference will be held June of 2016 in Tuma Iowa and the Fall meeting in 2016 will be in Omaha Nebraska.

Gill advised abound the Lawton PD Poker run in Lawton on the 25th of July. Several members advised they would be present for this poker run.

Woods advised the group that the Rio conference in April of 2016 is having a meeting in Corpus Christy TX. Several members were interested in this meeting and will attend.

RAY ADVISED WE NEED TO START GIVING OUR MONEY FOR DUES. THEY ARE DUE IN SEPTEMBER.

Woods has the kiddie land reserved for our benefit we do there for the last two years for the kiddos.

The meeting in September will be on the 10th and will be at Dave and Ginger Woods house so bring chairs and a little cash to help pay for the meal.
Ray has patches if any member would like to get some, get with Ray.

Safety man Baker is still working on getting the safety day planned so keep that in mind it will be in August.

Meeting was closed at approximately 7:01 by a motion by Ray and second by Kenny.

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Lawton, OK, Pizza Hut, on Thursday, August 6th , at 6:30 PM
 


 

Date/Time – June 4th 1800
Location – Mckenzies Burger

Members Present:
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale and Jayla
Dave and Corby McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
David Woods
Bryan Baker and Lisa
Leonard Cowan
Bryan Eades
Clifford English
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Randy Whipple

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 7:11
Motion was made by Gill to approve the Treasurer report given by Ray Pyeatt. Seconded by Whip and motion approved.
Motion was made by Gill to approve the Secretary report given by Chisholm. Seconded by Baker and Motion approved
Sgt. Geer and Off Jenkins from Lawton PD came to talk to the group about a poker run they are having the weekend of 13th of June. It’s nice to have some Lawton guys come talk to us maybe we can get them to join.
Woods talked about the Kidde Land Fund Raiser which will be held last Sat the park is open.
McDermott talked about OK VIII has reopened and I think well will attend one of their meetings in the future.
Bryan advised that we will have a half day safety class. This class will be power point and then we will discuss when to have the outside part of the class.
Okie Meeting will be scheduled during the July Meeting.
McDermott’s,Corcorran’s, Woods, and myself will be attending the MWRC in Minnesota.
Some of the guys showed interest in the Poker Run in Lawton we hope to make an appearance in this also.
Meeting was closed at approximately 7:25

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Duncan, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday, July 9 , at 6:30 PM

 


 

Date/Time – May 7th 1830
Location – Pizza Hut (Duncan)

Members Present
Gil Gonzales
Chisholm Hale and Jayla
Dave McDermott
David Woods
Bryan Baker
Leonard Cowan
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Mike Gullo
Whitey and Stacy Roche
Randy Whipple
Jeff Jefferson

Meeting was called to order by Vice President David Woods at approximately 7:01

We did not have our Treasurer so we did not have a report from him this month. Gill made a motion to approve the secretary report seconded by McDermott.

Whipple and Kenny went to the 5 State poker run up in the panhandle. Whip advised they had a good time and the weather cooperated with them very well. Whip said approx. 2000 bikers came and it was a very good ride.

Gill was put in the hospital on us he had a heart attack last month. He has had surgery and is doing better I believe he has another surgery also. Keep praying for him and LaOna.

Lenard, who is now on my call list before every meeting brought a friend named Keith to the meeting. Keith is staying with him for a bit.

McDermott brought up the All Okie meeting in OKC we are going to postpone it till the end of June.

Baker is still looking for a good free day to have the safety day. If you have a suggestion shoots him a text or email.

Meeting was closed at approximately 7:25

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Lawton, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday, June 4th , at 6:30 PM

 


 

Date/Time – April 2nd 1830
Location– Pizza Hut (Lawton)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
David Woods
Bryan Baker
Leonard Cowan
Russell Baucom
New Member
Jeff Jefferson
New Old New Old New Member
Bryan Eades

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 7:30

Motion was made by Baker to approve the Treasurer report given by Ray Pyeatt. Seconded by Woods and motion approved.

We are going to ride to OKC on April 4th for a day trip. We will meet at Lawton Duncan Y at 0930 and leave out. Going to Poppas Leather Barn and then to eat.

If you are attending the MWRC in MN you need to register by April 30th so you can save money. Before April 30th it will be $75 after May 1st it will be $85.

Whip will still be the contact for the five state poker run. Several of us are going and if anyone else would like to join you are welcome.

Bryan told us that he would put on a motorcycle safety school that we could attend and also others could attend. This is planned on being May 2nd at 0800 in Marlow at Woods Church on the north end of Marlow.

Eades and Jefferson left the room and the group discussed about them joining the group. Eades recently sold his bike and has now bought a new one. Eades was voted back into the Group for about the 3rd time. Welcome back Bryan Eades full time Duncan Police Department currently assigned to dispatch because he cannot walk. Ron then talked about Jefferson who was also voted in the group. Jefferson is a full time officer at Duncan Police Department also. Jefferson is currently assigned to City Hall Security. Welcome Jeff Jefferson to OK IV.

Russell advised us that he has been to doctor and they advised him that he is heathy and has beaten the cancer. He also advised that his wife’s sorority has offered to help us with any fund raiser that we do. Thank you for offering this and we will see them in the near future.

Cowen also advised about his health and he is doing very good and is going to kick his cancer also. He told us that he is still unsteady but is going to try and start riding again soon.

Meeting was closed at approximately 8:15

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Duncan, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday, May 7th , at 6:30 PM

 


 

Date/Time – February 12th /6:30
Location– Bobs Catfish (Merdian)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale and Jayla
Dave and Corby McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
Kenny Sanner
David and Ginger Woods
Bryan Baker

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 7:30

Motion was made by Woods to approve the Treasurer report given by Ray Pyeatt. Seconded by Gill and motion approved.

Dave brought up the 2015 MWRC it will be held in Eagan, Minnesota on June 12-14. Dave, Gill, Chisholm, Woods, and Ron are planning on going. We will take two days ride up there, spend the weekend, and then two days back home. Make your reservations at the hotel before it fills up. Information will be included in the minutes. Use “Blue Knights” to get the discounted rates on the rooms. Dave and Corby will be leaving June 10th and will be staying with Corby’s aunt. They have welcomed anyone who would like to go up early join them.
Whip will still be the contact for the five state poker run. Several of us are going and if anyone else would like to join you are welcome.

Dave advised that OK VIII did not pay dues for 2013-2014 and are trying to get their chapter back going. He also brought up that some of us ride over to their meeting to talk to the group and answer any questions if they have any.

Woods brought up the meeting we did last year with all the OK Blue Knights. We will be having this May 30th at 4:00 at Cimarron Steak House. More details will be sent out closer to the event.

Bryan told us that he would put on a motorcycle safety school that we could attend and also others could attend. This will be scheduled and information sent to the members.
Meeting was closed at approximately 8:15

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Lawton, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday, April 2nd , at 6:30 PM


Date/Time- February 5/1830
Location- McKenzie Burger Garage (Lawton)

Members Present
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale and Jayla
Dave McDermott
Kenny Sanner
Randy Whipple
Bryan Baker and Lisa Moore
Dan and Tracie Fletcher
Joe and Brittney Lard
Ryan and Holly Atkinson

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 7:00 PM

A motion was made to approve the secretary report by Bryan and second by Gil. Motion was approved by the group.

Ron brought up that we need to start trying to think of ideas for fundraisers in Comanche County. We will continue to have the Kiddie Land fundraiser in Duncan.

LaOna brought up that Walters has a Car Cruise in October and would like for us as a group to go over and ride in the parade.

Whipple handed out a flyer on the Poker Run and Dave emailed all of us the flyer. Whip will be the contact person if you want to go to this.

Dave talked about the MWRC in MN if you are planning on going you better hurry and get a room or the hotel will fill up. So far Gill and Laona, Woods, Ron and Casey, Chisholm, and Dave and Corby have said they are for sure going. We will leave on the Wed before and ride half way and stay then continue to destination.

Bryan is going to go to Reno with Oklahoma I in July if anyone wants to go with him feel free to contact him for details.

Bryan also brought up maybe having a safety weekend and all of us meeting up and work on our skills on two wheels. If you are interested shoot Bryan a message and he will set this safety weekend up for us.

Dan told the group that there is a coin club meeting in Stephens County this Fri and Sat if anyone is interested call Dan he can give you more details. He advised that they will be giving away a few items.

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Duncan, OK, Location to be announced, on Thursday, March 5th, at 6:30 PM

 


 

Date/Time:  January 8, 2015/1830
Location:  Pizza Hut (Duncan)

Members Present:
Ron and Cassey Corcorran
Gil and LaOna Gonzales
Chisholm Hale
Dave and Corby McDermott
Ray Pyeatt
Kenny Sanner
Randy Whipple

New Members After Meeting:
Ryan Atkinson
Kevin Pack

Meeting was called to order by President Ron Corcorran at approximately 6:45 PM

Business: We had no Minutes from the December Meeting due to Christmas party and changing of officers.

Motion was made by Gill to approve the Treasurer report given by Ray Pyeatt. Seconded by Dave and motion approved.

Dave brought up the 2015 MWRC it will be held in Eagan, Minnesota on June 12-14. Dave, Gill, Chisholm and Ron are planning on going. We will take two days ride up there, spend the weekend, and then two days back home. Make your reservations at the hotel before it fills up. Information will be included in the minutes. Use “Blue Knights” to get the discounted rates on the rooms.

Randy brought up the 5 state poker run that he and Kenny went on last year. Randy will email the details to this on a later date. (because he can’t run his computer he says its “Down”)

Ron had the two new guys exit the room while we discussed their membership. Chisholm sponsored Ryan Atkinson and explained how he was a full time Duncan Police Officer and had recently got back on a bike. Ryan has made the two rides with members and is a safe rider. David Woods sponsored Kevin Pack but was not with us tonight due to illness. Ron and Chisholm advised the guys that Kevin was a full time Duncan Police Officer and just recently got off of probation. Kevin has made the two rides with members and also is a safe rider. The members voted on both guys and welcome to the club Ryan and Kevin we are glad to have you all.

Dave made a motion to pay PJ’s dues of $30 so she can stay in the club. Pj is Don Rays widow and she has told members she would like to remain a member of the club. Gill seconded the motion and the motion was approved.

Meeting was closed at approximately 7:30

Announcements
Next meeting will be in Lawton, OK, jocation to be announced, on Thursday, February 5th, at 6:30 PM

MWRC Spring 2015 Conference
To be hosted by MN IV – (Eagan, MN) – June 12 – 14, 2015

Host hotel is the Best Western Plus Dakota Ridge
3450 Washington Dr
Eagan, MN 55122
651-452-0100

Room rate is $89.99 per night plus taxes

Good for stay between June 10 – 16, 2015
Rate is good until February 28, 2015 – (Mention Blue Knights to get the special rate)

Regisration is $75.00 per person until April 30, 2015.  Starting May 1st rate goes to $85.00 per person

Click this link for a fillable Registration Form

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Sizes S – XL are $20.00
2XL – 5XL are $22.00 (depending on availability)

Mail check or money order payable to:

Blue Knights MN IV
109B South Dr
Circle Pines, MN 55014

Registration includes but not limited to Fri night meal, Sat lunch at area motorcycle dealer, and Sat night banquet. Hospitality room on Fri and Sat nights. Lots of prizes to be raffled off, and 50/50 drawings each night.

There will be a special raffle drawing for a Law Enforcement Edition Tribute Rifle from Henry Rifle Company.

There is more information on this rifle on the MN IV web page at www.blueknightsmniv.org and then go to the 2015 Conference tab)
Questions, contact Dave Smith at 612-202-8631 or email at dcs109b@comcast.net