Mountain Top Cycling Club

Woodland Park, CO

    MTCC Membership Meeting 01/07/2020. The meeting was held at Carmen, a Tapas Grill and Bar in Woodland Park.

    1.) There were nine members for the first meeting of the year. Of the people attending the meeting there were four board members present. Board members present included Lee Burton, president; Sharon Burton, vice president; Deborah Maresca, executive director: and Keith Marcantel, secretary. Jim Bittel, treasurer, was not able to attend the meeting.

    Thank you to Pro Cycling in Colorado Springs for providing many of the door prizes.

    2. The Mountain Experience Challenge ride will be on June 20th. There will be 50, 75 or 100 mile rides. There is a new route this year. The start point will be at the South Park Fire Department Annex building of the Guffey Fire Department, 8340 County Road 102, Guffey, CO. The fee will be $65 with a start time of 6 to 8 AM. Member Peggy Bagett is creating the poster.

    3. The Ride of Silence will be on Saturday, May 23rd at 11:00 AM,

    4. Bike the Night will be held on Saturday September 5th. There will be a race for the young riders (strider riders, etc.) from 6 to 7 PM. The night ride will start at 7 PM an earlier time than last year.

    Mountain Top Cycling Club bought everyone’s dinners and there were enough door prizes so that everyone received one. Keith a new Garmen, Peggy got a new camel back, Mike Sperry got a new set of tires. Everyone seemed to have a good time.

    Meeting adjourned 7:30 PM.

      MTCC Membership Meeting Minutes, 1/8/19, Ute Inn

      Officers Present: Sharon Burton, president; Lee Burton, vice president; James Bittel, acting treasurer; Keith Marcantel, secretary; Deb Maresca, executive director and six other members were present.

      $ 298.52 balance as of December 2018.

      Mountain Top Cycling Club played “White Elephant Gift Exchange” with the door prizes. Everyone received a door prize! Special thanks to Pro Cycling for donating sets of tires, lights and other goodies, Team Telecycle donated 3 pairs of socks, and Bicycle Colorado donated a free membership form, t-shirt and hat. Everyone was offered a 2018 Bike the Night t-shirt and MTCC pens.

      Dinner was provided by Mountain Top Cycling Club, members could choose from pulled pork or beef brisket. A cake was provided by MTCC.

      $36 fee paid to a new nonprofit organizing group, SOAR with Network Fundraising, which provides training for nonprofit groups.

      Experience Ride, $65, it will be on June 15, 2019. $300 was offered to nonprofit groups that will work rest stops. The following groups have volunteered to work a rest stop: Ute Pass Symphony Guild, The Messy Science Institute, Junior Achievement, Troupe 43 B.S.A. and Day Break. There are currently 38 people registered for the ride.

      Ride of Silence will be held on Saturday, May 18th.

      MTCC meetings will be held quarterly on the first Tuesday of the month. The next MTCC meeting will be at 6:00 P.M. on April 2nd. The location will be determined at a later time. Board meetings will be held after the completion of the regular MTCC meetings.

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