Meeting Hosted by Brian & Clair Steager
Clair welcomed everyone on a somewhat cooler, cloudy day and
we all enjoyed a lunch of soup, sandwiches & snacks and lots of
assorted deserts & goodies
the meeting off singing a song that he wrote Expeditious Mountain
RR playing it on his Mandolin, accompanied by Clair.
Brian Steager when updating everyone on the progress of his newest outdoor design under the pines, alluded to the adoption of some of Jim & Marilyn Fox's buildings when their Railroad was dismantled when they moved.
to give the history of those buildings and how much he enjoyed
seeing them again at Brian's Railroad under the Pines.
Brian and John Seltner have
had some fun moving a shed that they made a workshop with electricity
to the site as well.
& Clair Steager, Ed. Ramming, Joan Bishop, Bill Keller, Ned
Young, Becky & Jim Lincoln and Grandson Jared, Tom Ayers,
Marilyn & Jim Fox, Jim Holt, Jim Lewis, John Seltner, Donna
& Larry Grady.
Pres. called the meeting to order at 2:00 P.M. with a flag
salute and the Pledge of Allegiance.
reported via email that no outstanding bills.
reported for Patti Moffit with 9 birthday cards sent out
in July, and 8 birthday cards in August. Jim Lewis, a recent
new member, appreciated all the work and detail that Patti gives
into making those beautiful cards. Nice job Patti.
Workshop: Ed Ramming and Jim Holt demonstrated
and shown off their hand made telephone polls that they worked
on at the workshop given at Ed's house last month.
our newest member, Jim Lewis who saw an ad Jim Holt
placed in his local paper for the open houses which peaked his
interest & joined.
Jim Holt asked if
we could mention in our website projects that each member might
be working on and was advised by Ed to let Al Schmidt
know that he may add to site.
Tom Ayers is looking
for a place to install sound in his engines.
CITY Show: Our next show will be in Ocean City and
Jim offered to bring the trailer to his place to have it
there ready for December. Thanks Jim and Brian for hauling
and sitting on our "stuff".
Meeting adjourned 3:30 PM
with Ed thanking Brian & Clair for their hospitality
and thanking everyone for coming out to say hello.
2018 @ 1:00
Monica Weaber & Tom Ayers
60 Smokey Run
Berlin, NJ 08009
Please contact Monica or Tom
if you plan to attend and
will bring a side dish or dessert to share
You Need to Know
Ed also reached out
to Anita Brown to see how she and Tom are doing
and Anita said that she had fallen down the steps recently but
is healing well, and Tom has his challenging days but they
are coping and they send their best to the club.
Next meeting Date
Change- Sat. Oct. 13 at the home of Becky
& Jim Lincoln
- Larry Grady won $33 and $34 went to the club.
Becky & Jim brought some train mugs & asstd. Accessories
to be shared as well.
Bill Keller is giving
away some ceramic houses that he is no longer using in his outdoor
layouts. Anyone interested, call Bill
|| Terry Kruse
|| Jack Heath
|| Ellyn McMullen
|| Pat Alessi
|| Jim Lincoln
|| Joe Profetto
& EVENTS IN 2018
@ Dr. Mike & Pat Lurakis Please do not arrive
Meeting @ Dr. Mike & Pat Lurakis Please do not
arrive before 1PM
NO Club Meeting
Club Meeting @ Grady's
30th & 31st
East Coast Large Scale Train
Show - York PA
Lunch & Meeting - 1 PM @ Fred & Ethel's Smithville
21 & 22
Train Show - Green Planet Nursery***
Club Meeting - Ed Ramming & Joan Bishop
Open House Day (10 - 3)
Meeting - Alice irizarry/John Craven
Meeting - Brian and Clair Steager
Meeting - Tom Ayers / Monica Weaber
Meeting - Jim &
Club Meeting - Nominations, Bobbie & Al Schmidt
for Ocean City Train Show (starting at noon, decorations
@ 2 PM)
1st & 2nd
City Train Show - 6th & Boardwalk Civic Ctr (Take
Down @ 3:30PM on the Final Day)
are subject to change
Please Check for Updates
If you would like
to have a meeting in 2018 contact Anita Brown or
Al Schmidt. Dates can be changed but we need to
set up our schedule in order to plan for shows etc.
or 609-646-1102 OR email@example.com
the web page for calendar information, latest photos
and updated directory. Thanks to our Webmaster Al
Schmidt for keeping this site updated. www.trainweb.org/sjgrs
listed with show dates are contact people in addition
to the Show Coordinator, if you would like to participate.
If you know someone
who would like to advertise in our newsletter, have them send
their business card(with a check for $25 which will cover their
ad for one year) to:
1103 Seaside Ave.
Absecon, NJ 08201
We now have a business card
that we hand out to people who inquire about our club. Please
pick some up, if you can and hand them out to anyone who you think
may be interested.