James Ireland called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. We had 28 members in attendance. The April minutes were approved as published in the Pony Express. We had no new members , or visi-tors present.
Carol Sipes gave the treasurer's report. We currently have 47 members of CAM. The club was rec-ognized at the Branson show for the most cars by a club, and received $ 75.00.
Tom Sipes gave the MCA report. Ford is currently offering a discount to MCA members. For infor-mation on this "X" discount see their website.
Dale Cole gave the report on the committee meeting that was held May 6th at Western Sizzlin in Benton. There were 13 members present . Tom is currently working on the flyers for the show. Jim Lunsford's daughter has offered to do the graphics as well as the show flyer for the club. James made a motion for her to do this , motion was also passed. Charlotte has been in contact with Riser Ford, they are committed for $ 1500. The food vendor, Henry with the Ford products will be back this year for our show . Ricky has emailed the picture vendor for her return this year. He will stay in contact with her for her return as well. Motion was made and passed for "NO" goody bags for the show. In place of the goody bags , we will have T-shirts. The issue of music and door prizes will be tabled until the next meeting. There will be about 80 trophies , including specialty trophies as well. This year we will have judge sheet runners. Ricky, will be doing the parking assignments.
James discussed the membership drive. When out at Car Shows this season try to recruit new members by talking to people and passing out show flyers, business cards, etc. If you recruit 5 new club members, you will receive a FREE membership for next year.
Steve Collins thanked everyone for attending the cruise and cook out at their home. We had about 12 mustangs in attendance. The cook was awesome. Thanks Steve and Melinda.
Randal discussed with the club about a fundraiser coming up for William Bill Owens. He is an offi-cer that was injured in the line of duty. There is a need to raise funds for him, and his family. A mo-tion was made and passed for CAM to donate $100.00 to this fund.
James discussed upcoming events the Texarkana Mustang Car Show, will be May 29th. For all that will be going we will be meeting at 6:45am at the Bryant Cracker Barrel. We will leave there at 7:00am cruise on to the Arkadelphia Cracker Barrel to have breakfast, then cruise on to the show.
James did the drawing for the door prize which was a gift card won by Amber Lytchfield.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:00pm.