La Societe des Qurante Hommes et Huit Chavaux
Greetings from the Chef de Gare,
It has been an interesting 6 months of my tenure. I have travelled to Baldwin City to install the Grand Lampiste and enjoy a steak dinner with the folks at Voiture 786 at Baldwin. I have also travelled to Leavenworth to be in the Veterans Day parade there. I have also travelled to Wichita for the Kansas Wreck 2017. Had 6 new inductees to our wonderful organization. Had a great visit with Voiture 58 and had the pleasure to meet the Advocat Nationale.
Had a wonderful time at Mid-Winter at Hays. Thank you Ed for hosting us. It is now official that we “own” the Boxcar as 40 & 8. Later this year it will be moved to the Veterans Park in Hays. Lets keep up the good work supporting the Merci Boxcar.
I am looking forward to Grande Promenade in Manhattan in July. Registration information will be coming out shortly. Remember that room reservations have to be in by the 14 of June. We have 45 rooms blocked off. We also have some great raffle prizes as well as a raffle for Grande of a quilt. Tickets will be available at Grand.
Lastly, we need to discuss membership. Make every effort to get everyone renewed or get more people invited. Last membership report had us at 78% for the year. We are discussing some ways to help Voitures that are usually slow. Congratulations to those Voitures that have already attained 100%.
For All that Do
Grand Chef de Gare