Minutes Feb. 16, 2019
Mathias Lutheran Church, Greensburg
Clark Kemmerer started the meeting @ 1:10.
Al Hartman’s address… Please send get well
cards to his home address. (217 Silverdale Dr. Baden Pa. 15005). He
is in the Lutheran Care Facility in Mars, Pa.
Bruce Watkins gave the
report on the upcoming show, “Fort Pitt TCA Train Meet”,
Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Syria
Shrine, 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, Pa. 15024. The club will be
doing a smaller layout. Set up will start at 7 AM. Members are asked
to bring buildings, people, animals and anything to fill the layout;
the same as we did in McKeesport, last year. The doors will open @
10 AM & close@ 3PM. All members’ help will be needed. We will be
setting up on the stage in the ballroom. This show will give PGRS a
chance to be seen by a large group of train enthusiasts.
Alycefaye @ 724-837-5449
confirm what you will bring and if you will help set up.
Saturday, March 16 @ 10
AM will be a club work day for the redo of the Brownsville
lay out and the addition of a mountain project at the Monongahela
River, Rail & Transportation Museum. All members are encouraged to
The uniting of our three Facebook pages is in
the hands of Burt & Barb Mangold, Jan Vogt and Don Cinowalt. They
will be getting back to the club on their progress at the next
A map with all the locations of our members was
created at this meeting. The intent of the map was to be able to
divide the areas into four regions with equal numbers of members
representing the North, South, East and West. The center for the
four points is Whitehall. The club in its early years had a rule
that the Christmas Party should be moved each year from N-S-E-W so
some members didn’t need to travel long distances every year. This
year is the North’s turn because Jan Vogt volunteered to head up the
event. Now she will have other members of the “N” group to help her.
Next year will be the South’s turn then the East, then West and so
on. The groups are as follows:
The Clubs handout information and welcome
letters were passed among the members in attendance for updating.
Donald Stark offered to use his printer to publish a more
professional handout. The officers will go over all suggestions and
present the new forms and letters to the club for approval.
Submitted by Alycefaye Stewart
Click on the image below to see
the large PGRS member map.