September 6, 2022
Meeting started promptly at 7 a.m. with the pledge of allegiance.
Art Ayers gave the invocation today.
We had 3 Zoomers Today
Bob Brickman
Brandon Hinz
Jerry Gruber
Larry Wittkop led us in singing 3 Songs Today.
We sang with gusto!
My Country Tis of Thee
New York, New York
Sing a Song to Rotary
Thanks Larry for leading us and our rusty voices today!
Mary Sue Lyon Thanked Melinda Gruber for officiating the meeting last week.
Tom Renner thanked everyone for supporting SHAES Pancake Breakfast on Sunday.
Tom Ruesink- Suggested the membership consider having a drive through option like SHAES had for our pancake breakfast.
Comedy Relief- Steve Larson filled in for Bob Copping…
Steve told us when confronting a gang of Clowns, go for the Juggler…
50/50 Raffle
Mary Sue Lyon drew the winner today.
Dana Hullinger won the pot and donated it back!  Thanks Dana!
Mary Sue drew again for the $2.00 consolation prize and she drew herself… now wait just a minute.
Nick Tuit- Son Steve Celebrated a Birthday on Labor Day.
Tom Renner’s namesake grandson Tommy turned 17 on Tuesday!
We sang Happy Birthday Luddington Style!
Happy Bucks
Art Bolts Funeral- Art Ayers did an excellent job.  Arts Advice- A Nickle spent on a Wild Woman is a nickle well spent!
Larry W. was putting a happy dollar in support of the Detroit Lions.
Steve Larson was todays’ presenter.  Our Meeting took place at Hidden Pines RV Park.
Hidden Pines RV Park
  • HP Operating Group
  • Go Forth Group- Operating Manager
  • Regulated by the State
  • Open May 1st to Nov 1st
  • $5,400-$6,300 per season
  • Sites are $88.00- $98.00 per night
  • 32 Sites and the pool went in in 2019
  • 40 Acres Total Land-Farm House on 29 with 11 adjacent acres
  • Nature area in the far corner of the property
  • 72 sites Ready to use in 2022
  • Zoned for 186 sites
  • Slowly adding sites, goal is 50 more next year
  • Extra large concrete pads on each site
  • Every Site backs up to woods or water
  • Goal is to have seasonal renters
  • Have Gravity Fed water system- a little bit of forced main / city sewer
  • Club house going in next year
  • Fitness trail with 5 stations
  • Pickle Ball Court
  • Pool with extra large deck adjacent to restrooms with showers
  • Glamping Tents with Queen beds-off the grid
  • 3 Park Models to rent out
  • Right now they have 25 Seasonal Campers
  • Working Campers- Trade Site rent for working on site
  • Targeting the 55 and Over age group
  • They have a facebook page and an Instagram account
  • Honor Box that contains wood and water
  • Weekends are full
Mary Sue Lyon thanked Steve for his presentation. The meeting was adjourned promptly at 7:45 a.m. with  the Four Way Test. We were able to wander and see the Glamping Tents, Park Models, pool and Guest Restrooms.  Thank you Steve for allowing us to come to Hidden Pines! Please join us September 13 here, 7 a.m. at Peace Lutheran, for our next meeting which will be a Club Assembly.
Respectfully submitted: Sandra S. Reno