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Latest News / October 2018 club meeting agenda
« Last post by Patrick on October 01, 2018, 09:36:27 PM »
The monthly meeting of 3RVS will be Thursday, October 4th @ 7:30pm at the downtown library, meeting room B.  All are welcome to attend.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Passage of Minutes

3.  Officer Reports:

   Secretary - John Grabowski – (Club Minutes Passage)
   President’s Report - Patrick Stelte (Phil Snider Franke Plaque)
   Treasurer - Hugh Smith
   Touring - Steve Pequignot
   Racing - Dave McComb
    Off-Road - Randy Rozewicz
   Publicity - Pamela Fennell
   Membership - Amy Copeland
   Newsletter - Scott Tomsits
   Webmaster - Mike Heyes

4.  Additional Items of Interest
   - Jersey Ride Wrap Up
   - Wrap Up of Monday Morning Meanderings and Musings
   - “Winter Woolies” Social Ride Proposal

5.  Good of the Order

6.  Adjournment
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Latest News / September 2018 club meeting minutes
« Last post by Patrick on September 20, 2018, 01:13:24 AM »
THREE RIVERS VELO SPORT
MEETING MINUTES
September 6, 2018

1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:30 PM by Patrick. Officers present included Patrick Stelte, Johnny Grabowski, Steve Pequignot, Hugh Smith, Randy Rozewicz, Amy Copeland and Scott Tomsits. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Phil Snider, Jack Campbell, Kent and Anne Ellis, Charlie Copeland and Jennifer Altherr.

2. Passage of Minutes
Passage of March meeting minutes.

3. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
August minutes passed earlier in the meeting with change to racing report offered by Dave McComb.

Patrick Stelte, President
- 2019 Festival Tour committee update by Kent and Anne Ellis.

Hugh Smith, Treasurer
Revenues include memberships and clothing. Expenditures  included annual liability insurance and membership in Bike League.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
- Steve thanked Phil Snider and Deb Watts for organizing the Labor Day Century Tour.  Donations from the event totaled $148.  Phil took $45 from the donations to pay for painting Dan Henry’s on the course.  Deb was reimbursed for food purchase at $94.66.  Club members present voted to donate an additional $100 to the St. Joe Church of Christ, making a total of $203 in donations to the church.
- September weekend tours begin at 10am
- October weekend tours begin at 11am
- Triple Century Tour Stats:  Saturday - 26 riders; Sunday - 20 riders; Monday - 36 riders.  6 riders completed all three century tours:  Luis Devyra, Lisa Mabitt, Marty Smolinski, Steve Pequignot, Marg Geiger and Patrick Stelte
- September Touring Challenge update:  71 riders have logged miles through 9/5.

Dave McComb, Racing (Not present)
- Cyclocross agreement between Team Neighborlink and 3RVS to share weekly Franke Park practice night was negotiated between Dave, Patrick and Andrew Hoffman of Neighborlink.  Both organizations will share in the duties of hosting the events and share in the proceeds.

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road
- Updated PDF map of Franke Trails for Franke Park MOU (Patrick forwarded doc. to Parks)
- Rainy August affected trials
- Trail equipment storage is now being stored in BMX old concession building
- Urban exploring rides continue on Thursdays
- Weekend of October 12-14th is Brown County Rally Camp

Publicity, Pamela Fennell (not present)

Amy Copeland, Membership
Total Memberships 298, comprised of 158 Family and 140 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter
September Newsletter was sent out.  Scott requests articles 7 days before publish date.

Mike Heyes, Webmaster (not present)
Payment to Hosting Matters, Inc. for yearly (2019) cost of website

4. Additional Items of Interest
- Club brochure printing:  200-300 depending on bulk pricing. Steve P. will handle procurement.
- Club “Tech” shirt proposal:  A club member suggested a casual club member shirt to wear away from the bike.  A committee led by Jennifer Altherr will design and seek out a vendor.  The shirt will be offered by the club’s annual party in January.
-  Anne Ellis suggested the club promote CIBA membership and contribution to organization.

5. Good of the Order

6. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned. 8:50 pm

Minutes by President Patrick Stelte

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Latest News / September 2018 club meeting agenda
« Last post by Patrick on September 04, 2018, 04:39:44 PM »
The monthly meeting of 3RVS will be Thursday, September 6th @ 7:30pm at the downtown public library, meeting room B.  All are welcome to attend.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Passage of Minutes

3.  Officer Reports:

   Secretary - John Grabowski – (Club Minutes Passage)
   President’s Report - Patrick Stelte
   Treasurer - Hugh Smith
   Touring - Steve Pequignot
   Racing - Dave McComb
    Off-Road - Randy Rozewicz
   Publicity - Pamela Fennell
   Membership - Amy Copeland
   Newsletter - Scott Tomsits
   Webmaster - Mike Heyes

4.  Additional Items of Interest
   - Club Brochure
   - Club Tech Shirt Proposal

5.  Good of the Order

6.  Adjournment
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Latest News / August 2018 club meeting minutes
« Last post by Patrick on August 22, 2018, 08:24:59 PM »
THREE RIVERS VELO SPORT
MEETING MINUTES
August 2, 2018


1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:31 PM by Patrick. Officers present included Patrick Stelte, Johnny Grabowski, Steve Pequignot, Dave McComb, Randy Rozewicz, Pamela Fennell, Amy Copeland, Scott Tomsits, and Mike Heyes. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Phil Snider, Jack Campbell, Mona Will and Joe Bartels.

2. Passage of Minutes
Passage of March meeting minutes.

3. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
July minutes passed earlier in the meeting.

Patrick Stelte, President
- Jammin’ in Roanoke - 3RVS providing 4 drink containers and leftover drink mix
- 2019 Festival Tour committee met on Sunday, July 30 and have committed to setting a date, course layout and fee recommendation by December of 2018 for promotion beginning in January

Hugh Smith, Treasurer
August Revenues for Festival Tour registrations, dues and clothing. Expenditures included Festival Tour expenses, annual PO Box rental, and Jersey Ride park pavilion rental.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
- Friday, August 17 “Twilight” greenway ride with ice cream rest stop to begin at Swinney Park at 7:30, going to Tillman park. Approximately 12.5 miles, riders should make sure to have lights.
- Sunday, August 19th - Jammin’ in Roanoke charity ride will be designated weekend tour for that day. 3RVS members entitled to a $5 registration discount. New 100 mile option this year. Start / Stop at Joseph Decuis Farm. GPX route files to be distributed to 3RVS members.
- September Touring Challenge to be held again this year. Rides will have to be recorded on Strava. Awards for 500km, 750km, 1000km, and 1610km/1000 miles. Podium awards for top 3 Women and top 3 Men
- All 3 days of Labor Day Weekend will feature the option of a 100-mile Century ride (Triple Century)
- Weekend Tours as of September 8 will have a 10am start time (August 9am start times will continue through Labor Day weekend).

Dave McComb, Racing
- Two Sponsorships confirmed, funds forthcoming
- Attendance concerns, discussion on how to best continue establishing racing team

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road (not present) Report as read by Pamela Fennell
Trail maintenance planned for August 11
Monday rides continue
Updated Franke Park trail maps in progress

Publicity, Pamela Fennell
- Pamela is contacting Anthony Barr of the PBS Show “The Mobile Cyclist” to look into potential coverage opportunities
- Aubree Reichel (Journal Gazette) has moved on, so we will work to maintain rapport / coverage with the paper

Amy Copeland, Membership (not present)
Total Memberships 293, comprised of 153 Family and 140 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter (not present)
August Newsletter was sent out

Mike Heyes, Webmaster
2 Website updates, now at version 3.8.11

4. Additional Items of Interest
- Festival Tour Wrap Up - 145 attendees, 135 paid (10 volunteers). Tour was incident-free! Thanks to all volunteers.
- Steve Pequignot proposal to discount older 3RVS apparel inventory was approved by vote.  New pricing:  $40 per jersey; $30 per short

5. Good of the Order

6. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned. 8:50 pm

Minutes by Secretary Johnny Grabowski

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Latest News / August 2018 club meeting agenda
« Last post by Patrick on July 30, 2018, 01:23:30 PM »
The monthly meeting of 3RVS will be Thursday, August 2nd @ 7:30pm at the downtown library, meeting room B.  All are welcome to attend.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Passage of Minutes

3.  Officer Reports:

   Secretary - John Grabowski – (Club Minutes Passage)
   President’s Report - Patrick Stelte
   Treasurer - Hugh Smith
   Touring - Steve Pequignot
   Racing - Dave McComb
    Off-Road - Randy Rozewicz
   Publicity - Pamela Fennell
   Membership - Amy Copeland
   Newsletter - Scott Tomsits
   Webmaster - Mike Heyes

4.  Additional Items of Interest
   - Festival Tour Wrap Up
   - 3RVS Club Jerseys

5.  Good of the Order

6.  Adjournment
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Latest News / July 2018 club meeting minutes
« Last post by Patrick on July 23, 2018, 09:30:37 PM »
THREE RIVERS VELO SPORT
MEETING MINUTES
July 5, 2018


1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:37 PM by Patrick. Officers present included Patrick Stelte, Johnny Grabowski, Hugh Smith, Steve Pequignot, Randy Rozewicz and Pamela Fennell.  Not present Dave McComb, Amy Copeland, Scott Tomsits and Mike Heyes. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Phil Snider, Jack Campbell, Mona Will, and Kent Ellis.

2. Passage of Minutes
Passage of March meeting minutes.

3. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
June minutes passed earlier in the meeting.

Patrick Stelte, President
- June 23rd Extravaganza volunteer Shane Powell said that the event went very well and he would recommend to any club member in the future that it is a good event to volunteer.

Hugh Smith, Treasurer
Revenues inlcude membership dues and clothing. Expenditures include Festival Tour insurance coverage and storage unit rental.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
- July 4 “ice cream ride” had highest ridership of the year so far with 45 cyclists.
- August Weekend Tours will begin at 9am.
- “Twilight” trails ice cream ride proposed, to be further developed and discussed at future meeting.  Proposed 10-12 mile ride at dusk with ice cream stop at half-way point.
- September Touring Challenge to be held again this year
- Labor Day weekend Triple Century rides to be held again this year

Dave McComb, Racing (not present)

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road
- Trail maintenance in full swing, but improvements on hold for now
- Monday rides continue
- July 22 Destination Ride - Monon Trail (Indianapolis)

Publicity, Pamela Fennell
- Patrick to have Pamela contact Aubree Reichel (J-G) for Festival Tour coverage (post meeting update:  Aubree posted an article about the particulars of the Tour a week before the event.)
- Possible story about Kimberlee Bee’s randonneuring / Paris-Brest-Paris goals

Amy Copeland, Membership (not present)
Total Memberships 277, comprised of 134 Family and 143 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter (not present)
July Newsletter was sent out

Mike Heyes, Webmaster

4. Additional Items of Interest
- Festival Tour Update:  Route marked, registration set with Jerseys to sell, post-ride treats courtesy of Johnny G. freezer - set, SAG by Otto Boschet and Patrick - set, SAG drivers set,
- 8th Annual Jersey Ride Update:  Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 22nd @ 10am at Roanoke Park.  Same format with ride followed by cookout for club members.

5. Good of the Order

6. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned. 8:50 pm

Minutes by Secretary Johnny Grabowski
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Latest News / July 2018 club meeting agenda
« Last post by Patrick on July 03, 2018, 02:20:38 PM »
The monthly meeting of 3RVS is Thursday, July 5th @ 7:30pm at the downtown library, meeting room B.  All are welcome to attend.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Passage of Minutes

3.  Officer Reports:

   Secretary - John Grabowski – (Club Minutes Passage)
   President’s Report - Patrick Stelte
   Treasurer - Hugh Smith
   Touring - Steve Pequignot
   Racing - Dave McComb
    Off-Road - Randy Rozewicz
   Publicity - Pamela Fennell
   Membership - Amy Copeland
   Newsletter - Scott Tomsits
   Webmaster - Mike Heyes

4.  Additional Items of Interest
   - Festival Tour Update
   - Jersey Ride Update

5.  Good of the Order

6.  Adjournment
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Latest News / June 2018 club meeting minutes
« Last post by Patrick on June 15, 2018, 08:21:40 PM »
THREE RIVERS VELO SPORT
MEETING MINUTES
June 7, 2018

1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:30PM by Patrick. Officers present included Patrick Stelte, Steve Pequignot, Dave McComb, Pamela Fennell, Amy Copeland Randy Rozewicz and Scott Tomsits. Not present was Hugh Smith and John Grabowski. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Jennifer Smith, Shane Powell, Phil Snider, Jack Campbell, Mona Will, Kent Ellis and Ted McComb.

2. Passage of Minutes
Passage of May meeting minutes.

3. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
May minutes passed early in the meeting.

Patrick Stelte, President’s Report
- Franke Park plaque:  Brad Smith recommended that the club replace the recognition plaque at Franke Park for Phil Snider.  The current plaque is deteriorating.  Brad will spec. out the cost of a new, more robust material for replacement
- Kidstravaganza:  A request to volunteer to help the fitting of bike helmets for kids on June 23rd between 9am and noon was accepted by Shane Powell.  Another person is needed.
- Allen County Fair, July 24th:  A request to make a presentation on bike safety by Fair organizers.  Patrick will contact available club members to volunteer.

Hugh Smith, Treasurer
No Report – due a last minute conflict, Hugh was unable to attend the meeting.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
- July weekend touring start time will be 9am
- New co-ride leaders announced:  Scott Tomsits for Thursday “A” Kreager Ride and Luis DeVeyra for weekend “C” and “D” pace
- Festival Tour brochure handed out and proofed for printing. 

Dave McComb, Racing
- Morches Park CX race in fall – date & time TBD
- Race Schedule continues with monthly MTB Time Trial, Baer Field Time Trial, and Road Time Trials.  All race information on 3RVS website
- Kaitlin Skidd announced as off-road race practice ride leader
- Possible loan of Adams County Bicycle Club timing system for use at 3RVS time trials
- Discussion of future tent space allocation at Fat & Skinny Tirefest at Winona Lake


Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road
- Franke Rides Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm
- Franke Trail maintenance 2nd Saturday of the month from 9am to 11am
- Urban Rides every Thursday at 6pm
- Updating Franke trail maps discussed
- Discussion of officer authority over Franke trail usage and ride leaders

Pamela Fennell, Publicity
- Angie Quinn of Trek the Trails requested to have schedule printed in newsletter and on website.  Request approved by officers and members in attendance.

Amy Copeland, Membership
Total Memberships:  271, comprised of 132 Family and 139 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter
June Newsletter was sent out on the May 31st with a wealth of timely articles.

Mike Heyes, Webmaster
No Report

4. Additional Items of Interest
- Festival Tour Update:  1) Route adjustments and marking continue by Phil Snider; 2) Otto Boschet has been hired to run the SAG in Churubusco – 2 more volunteers needed; 3) 2019 Festival Tour Committee named with Kent and Anne Ellis, Patrick Stelte and Mona Will.  Two more are needed.
- Club Brochures:  Steve passed around brochure design for proof.  The updated brochure has a 50th anniversary theme.

5. Good of the Order

6. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned. 8:55 pm

Minutes by President Patrick Stelte

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Latest News / June 2018 club meeting agenda
« Last post by Patrick on June 04, 2018, 02:19:15 PM »
The monthly meeting of 3RVS with be Thursday, June 7th @ 7:30 p.m. at the downtown library meeting room  B.  All are welcome to attend.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Passage of Minutes

3.  Officer Reports:

   Secretary - John Grabowski – (Club Minutes Passage)
   President’s Report - Patrick Stelte
   Treasurer - Hugh Smith
   Touring - Steve Pequignot
   Racing - Dave McComb
    Off-Road - Randy Rozewicz
   Publicity - Pamela Fennell
   Membership - Amy Copeland
   Newsletter - Scott Tomsits
   Webmaster - Mike Heyes

4.  Additional Items of Interest
   - Festival Tour Update
   - Club Brochure

5.  Good of the Order

6.  Adjournment
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Latest News / May 2018 club meeting minutes
« Last post by Patrick on May 30, 2018, 09:14:06 PM »
THREE RIVERS VELO SPORT
MEETING MINUTES
May 3, 2018

1. Call to Order
Meeting called to order 7:30PM by Patrick. Officers present included Hugh Smith, Steve Pequignot, Dave McComb, Pamela Fennell, Amy Copeland, Scott Tomsits, John Grabowski and Patrick Stelte. Not present was Randy Rozewicz. Introductions and welcome extended to all in attendance including Jennifer Smith, Shane Powell, Phil Snider and Doug Wintin

2. Passage of Minutes
Passage of April meeting minutes.

3. Final Vote for Constitution By-Law Amendment 1.7 for Intellectual Property
By-Law language re-read by Patrick and, following open discussion, motion to add to club constitution passed by vote.

4. Jammin’ in Roanoke Presentation by Doug Wintin
3RVS supported last year’s inaugural Jammin’ in Roanoke ride held by Spokesmen Cycling. This year the ride will take place in August (date to be determined) with after ride meal provide by Joseph Decius Farm. The organizers requested that 3RVS make it an official club ride and promote via the 3RVS website and Facebook page. The topic was discussed and passed by vote.

5. Officer Reports
Johnny Grabowski, Secretary
April minutes passed early in the meeting.

Patrick Stelte, President
Patrick spoke to Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union regarding their Kidstravaganza event, where they were hoping to get assistance from 3RVS members to fit 300 kid helmets to be given away on the day of the event - Saturday, June 23rd from 9am to noon.

Hugh Smith, Treasurer
Revenues included memberships, and clothing.  Expenditures included: Fort Wayne Trails annual sponsorship, Cyclofemme sponsorship, clothing, and Festival Tour expenses.

Steve Pequignot, Touring
- RMHC Charity Ride was a success with 250 riders and no SAG services rendered.
- May Weekend Tours will have starting time of 11am.
- Fort 4 Fitness Ride to take place May 19 (official club ride that day)

Dave McComb, Racing
- MTB Time Trials have been approved by the Parks Dept.  First TT on May 8th
- Race Schedule continues to grow, with MTB Time Trial, Baer Field Time Trial, and Road Time Trials.  All race information on 3RVS website

Randy Rozewicz, Off-Road (not present)
- Franke Rides Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm
- Franke Trail maintenance 2nd Saturday of the month from 9am to 11am
- Urban Rides every Thursday at 6pm
- Randy conducted off-road skills class with the Fort Wayne Police Dept. on April 26th

Publicity, Pamela Fennell
- May 10 Ladies Night at Summit City. Pamela requested two 3RVS memberships as door prizes.  Members’ present voted approval
- May 11th:  Visit Fort Wayne Open House

Amy Copeland, Membership
Total Memberships 258, comprised of 128 Family and 130 Individual memberships

Scott Tomsits, Newsletter
May Newsletter was sent out on the 3rd with a wealth of articles this time around

Mike Heyes, Webmaster
- Updated Mona’s Monday and Wednesday ride schedule
- Added three race schedule pages
- Added Mona’s CARE advocacy article and added link to old CARES pages

6. Additional Items of Interest
- Festival Tour Update:  1) 1000 flyers provided as bag stuffers for F4F Spring CycleFest; 2) flyers also handed out at Ladies Night at Summit City and Visit Fort Wayne; 3) Patrick asked for a received approval to hire a SAG coordinator at Churubusco for $100.
- Club Brochures running low - to be updated and new batch printed (200).
- Preliminary research on potential acquisition of new Timing System. Scott Tomsits will continue research

8. Good of the Order

9. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned. 8:55 pm

Minutes by Secretary Johnny Grabowski

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