January 8, 2017 Business Meeting
Club Business Meeting Minutes Archive

Meeting Date: January 8, 2017
Meeting Location: Bill Library, Ledyard, CT
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm

Old Business

Treasurer’s Report

Treasurer’s Report was read and approved.


We are working on attending the NER show this year. It is being held at the Atlantic Resort Newport, Newport RI, November 9th-12th. More details to follow.

Amherst Show

We will be meeting around 11 am on Thursday to start setting up. Saturday there will be an 8 am Ops meeting. There are still spots to sign up to run trains. Also fill out transportation sheet for Jim. Bob's going to call about the barriers. Please sign up to support Kevin's Kid's Run Trains layout.


We will have aprons at Springfield. Total cost was $489.21, cost per personalized apron is $24, please pay Andrew for your apron.

New Business

Jonathan Op Session

Jonathan will be hosting an operation session on Friday the13th, at 7pm.

Kid's Run Trains

Kevin was in contact with the Lionel Collector's Club of America and they will be advertising his layout on their website and mailings. They are giving him a few items to raffle off to people who sign up to the LCCA.

York Train Show

Kevin & his family will be attending the York train show as spectators if anyone else is interesting in meeting up there. Dates are April 27th-29th.

New Hampshire

We are planning on attending the show in New Hampshire again this year. April 8th & 9th. We won Best in Show Last Year. Please get in contact with Jim if you are interested in bringing your modules.

Rail Carts

There are peddle rail carts in Newport opening this spring, Rail Explorers. May do a club trip.

NMRA Train Show - Orlando 2017

There have been a few people interested in attending the show in Orlando as spectators. Michele can book timeshares down there for the week for about $600 that can sleep 5 people. Please let me know if you are interesting in attending, I will need to book the rooms relatively soon. Show is July 30th - August 6th.


This year the club positions of Vice President & Treasurer are up for election in March.

Respectably submitted by Michele Watrous, Secretary