for March & April 2004
At our March meeting,
our new Pres. Bob Welch, gave a very interesting talk on the difference between
mixing and blending tobacco. He also suggested that we try making some
blends of our own.
Our first order of
business at the April meeting was to be informed that we must treat Shel with
proper respect, it being National Lab Technicians Week. Needless to say,
he was given proper treatment.
A motion was made by
Jack and passed by the members for the club to purchase one of the club pipes
for Nick who is serving our country in Iraq. The next problem is to find out where he is at. The last I
heard he was shuffling back and forth between Germany and
Speaking of the club
pipes, I received word from Yahim that they are being carved but still no
Shel was appointed by
the pres. to head a committee and make arrangements for a club picnic.
Someone said that he volunteered but I could have sworn I heard a train
Anyone who has not paid their 2004 dues, please send your check in the amount of
$15.00 payable to me. Send to; Billy Bailiff, 11900 N Reed Rd., Florence,
We were visited by two
reporter/photographers from the Tucson Star. They interviewed and
photographed some of the members and published a nice article in the
paper. If I can figure out how to do it, I will include that article at
the end of the minutes.
But, first, some
President, Bob Welch. Ahh, such contentment.
Secretary, Billy Bailiff, showing off his brand new Bjarne "a"
gave the reporters a lesson in fire starting.
I was unable to
insert the newspaper article, Hopefully, Jack will be able to do it for
me. (Note unable to do so due to copyright...Jack)