Pekin AMBUCS Newsletter • Issue 34: 2014-2015

Next Week

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Pekin Country Club
6:00 pm

It's our Annual Banquet - our last scheduled meeting of the year. We are expecting over 70 members and guests to share in the excitement of giving away funds from our Third Most Successful Auction EVER.

Our recipients of our dispersment funds will also be invited. Please RSVP to Terry F ASAP. Email your reservation to: This will be our final meeting until Fall of 2015.

Don't miss it!

Last Week

There were 13 members in attendance at our May 12th meeting at the Pekin Country Club.

Finnegan reports on recommendation of disbursement committee.

Dill contemplates his new job as Secretary and Editor.

Dave Craig reports on AmTryke presentation at Banquet.

$42,000 has been approved to be dispersed among 22 plus agencies or recipient's. The committee voted unanimously to approve it and bring it to the membership for a vote. Terry F gave the report and presented it to the members in attendance. Les T move to approve $42,000 as presented. Larry T second it. The motion passed unanimously. The dispesments will be handed out at our End of the Year Banquet on May 19th at 6:00 p.m at The Pekin Country Club.

The slate of officers for the 2015 - 16 year was presented by Terry F. Bill C moved to approve the slate. The motion was second by Greg N. The motion unanimously passed. The slate of officers are as follows:

President - Dennis Barrons
Vice President - David Craig
Secretary - Jeff Dill
Treasure - Terry Finnegan
Sgt. Of Arms - Mike Gardner

The officers will be presented at our End of the Year Banquet.


Dennis Barron's reported giving one Good Bear out to one child coming out of surgery.

GoodBears next time - Bill Calvert

Check your GoodBear Schedule for the year that Dennis Barron e-mailed to all Club members.

AmTryke News

The usual suspects showed up to assemble one AmTryke and to update another.

We will present an AmTryke at our End of the Year Banquet. This AmTryke has been sponsored by the Hope Chest of Pekin.

Future Programs




If you have ideas for future programs, please contact Dennis Barron at or 202-8143.


The new editor for our newsletter is
Dave Craig
Phone 267-2506

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Click here to read the AMBUCS District 4C Governors 3rd Quarter Newsletter (February 2014).

What are our AMBUCS neighbors in Bloomington/Normal doing? Find out at the website - They give away AmTrykes but they also like to build ramps.

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Pediatrics 4 North

Before you go, call


to make sure there are children on the floor. GoodBears and get well cards will be at the nurses' station.

2014-2015 GoodBears

We need people for
the open days

May 19
Bill Calvert

June 2
Bud Grimm

June 9
Jay Hall

June 16

June 23

June 30
Bert Wasson

July 7
Jay Hall

July 14

July 21

July 28

August 4

August 11

August 18
Bert Wasson

August 25