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Nike Historical Society Meeting Minutes Apr. 30, 2017

Attendees:  Al Kellogg, Ron Parshall, Liz Parshall, Ron Jacobs, Gordon Lunn, Judy Kellogg and Linda Stoppoloni.

Called to order at 11:07 a.m.

Secretary read minutes of 1/29/17 meeting and they were accepted with following correction: election of directors was held and the current directors were elected.

Treasurers report: As of 4/26/17 we have $9042.58 in the bank.  A thank you to Al Kellogg for T-Mobile’s check for $28.56.  Treasurer’s report was accepted.

New Business:

Secretary had receipts for expenses in amount of $115.28 for office supplies and postage which was paid by Treasurer.  We have 665 members and we brought in $559.95 for 1st quarter of 2017.

We are still looking into the State Board of Equalization for items that NHS may sell in our store as of 4/1/17.  Linda and Judy will get together and provide more information at our next meeting regarding taxes and forms to be filed as a 501c non-profit.

Al Kellogg has come up with a design for hats that we may sell in our store.  One for Nike Hercules missile and the other for the Ajax missile.  Al Kellogg will post the updated design for approval.  Judy will research boxes to ship hats in so they will be protected.

We are endeavoring to document catalogs that Ron Parshall has in his home.  Al will contact Susan Ewing of GGNRA to see what they are documenting so we do not duplicate paperwork.  A group project will be to catalog Ron Parshall’s catalogs/documents.  Linda and Judy will assist him with this job.

Webmaster Ron Jacobs has added a contact page on

Al Kellogg is checking again with Angel Island regarding the Ajax decals since our original contact is no longer with them.  He has left messages for new buyer but no response.

Al has contacted Al Blank at SF88 regarding replacement of the sign that was vandalized.  He will be going to the site on Saturday and will see if the plywood is available.

We received a thank you letter from Site Summit in Alaska for our recent donation.

A motion was made by Gordon Lunn regarding the ARADCOM Commanders trophy and the directors approved a preliminary amount for the restoration if the trophy can be found. 

Our “annual” picnic will be on September 2nd at SF88.  Ron Jacobs will post on our website with RSVP’s going to the secretary.  The volunteers from last year will help to organize it.  Al Kellogg will make sure the date is still okay with SF88.

Our next meeting will be in San Carlos, CA on July 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Meeting was adjourned at 12:51 pm.