IHCC41 Business Meeting, February 10, 2019
The meeting was called to order by Tinker Moats.
The minutes from the October 20, 2018, Business Meeting were read. After the correction on
the misspelling of Mark Tanus’s name (spelled Tinus in the minutes) and the correction of
Blacksmith Forge to Blacksmith Shop, the minutes were approved.
The Board Minutes from December 5,2018, were read and approved.
Treasurer’s Report: The balance as of February 10, 2019, is $9458.06. The report was
approved as given.
Old Business: Cub Cadet, FFA– The Cub Cadet is still at the East Rockingham High School.
Some work is supposed to be done at the school on Friday. Anyone who wishes to help with
this work can go and participate.
Tyrone is going to talk to Rebecca Holloway about possibly moving to another FFA group. He is
also going to talk to Vo Tech about possibly working there.
The mower was taken apart at the Farm. Members are working on getting parts and working on
There are plans to take the mower to Red Power Round Up in Pennsylvania.
New Business: $40,000.00 has been appropriated for work to be done at The McCormick
Farm. The work is scheduled to be done by Mountain Valley Preservation.
Tinker talked about the four year plan of our Chapter giving $2000.00 over a four year period as
discussed by the Board at the last Board Meeting. Dick Forster said the IHC Trust would not
give any money for the first year. As everything is on hold until a new Superintendent is
selected at the Farm a motion was made by Steve Kegley to table the discussion until after the
new Superintendent is selected. The motion was seconded by Eddie Bartley and approved.
Dick Forster said to keep documentation on money spent on the mower as it would be
reimbursed by the IHC.
A sheet will be passed around for members to sign up for manning the Chapter table at the Red
Power Round Up. It was stated that we would need 2 people per hour.
Relay for Life: The Relay for Life Team has $1200.00. They will be at the Riverheads Toy Show
in March. The auction items need to be in by April 1, to be put on the Auction List. The Chapter
gives an annual donation of $300.00 to The Relay for Life Team. Relay for Life will be at the
Rockingham County Fairgrounds May 10 from 6 P.M. until 6 A.M..
Show Report: Committee Reports
Food : Keezletown Ruritan Club
Inside Vendor: David Seal
Outside Display: Tyrone Scott
Auction: Winona Scott
Advertising: Cynthia Shaver
Set Up: Bill Shaver
Kids Set Up: Gary Mitchell
Price: at this time we believe the cost will be the same.
David Seal reported that the members should try to get more inside vendors. There needs to be
more support if we want the Show and the Chapter to grow.
There was discussion about the possibility of having the 2025 Red Power Round Up at the
Fairgrounds. Tinker had talked to Pennsylvania Chapter 17 about cosponsoring the show.
They said they would. Chapter 39, Maryland, said they would help also. As of the meeting,
there had been no response from the NC Chapter.
The Red Power Round Up would be based around The McCormick Farm. The tractor at the
Farm would be the toy tractor, there would be bus tours to the Farm and a belt buckle made.
Dick Forster explained some of the things required in advance in preparing for the 2025 Show.
There needs to be an exploratory committee for the Show.
He also talked about the costs for the show.
The IHC Board of Directors put together guidelines for hosting the Red Power Round Up. After
information was given by Dick, a motion was made by Teresa Grog to email the guidelines to
members. It was seconded by Jennifer Puffenbarger. The motion carried. After members have
had a chance to read these guidelines, there would be further discussion.
As there was no other business, a motion was made by Ron Knicely to adjourn. The motion
was seconded by Steve Kegley. The motion carried