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Artist-designer-jeweler, teacher, and writer who lives in Italy. I'm passionate about creativity and travel. I have a studio/gallery at and I also organize private tours and activities in Italy at

Meeting Minutes April 2010

Minutes from April 13, 2010 meeting: • Past discussion about dual membership in multiple Jeep clubs in the area was re-addressed. A motion to drop the issue after some very valid points were made and it was passed. • We … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes March 2010

Minutes from March 10, 2010 meeting: • Bill started off the meeting with a very nice slideshow presentation mostly about the Corbett cleanup ride and what the SFJC does as a club. • Past events briefly discussed. They were cut … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes February 2010

Minutes from February 9, 2010 meeting: • There was a discussion about the refund policy for joining the club and that the roster is only meant for private use and is not to be used for solicitation. Stephanie will look … Continue reading

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Corbett Clean-up

Although most Jeepers that I know are fairly respectable about cleaning up after themselves, especially when riding on the trails or are out somewhere enjoying what nature has to offer, there are still so many others that disregard and disrespect our Earth and think that it’s okay to dump trash where ever they are. As responsible wheelers, we frequently carry out more than we brought in and do whatever we can to keep our reputation in good favor with the authorities and environmentalists that continue to close the few trails left for us to enjoy. Continue reading

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Walk for the Animals

On March 6th, 2010 the Broward County Humane Society will be having their 20th Annual Walk for the Animals. As avid animal lovers and owners of rescued pets Stephanie and Meeghan (Lulu Smiles and MrsTallJeep) have teamed up to participate … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes January 2010

Minutes from January 12, 2010 meeting: • We started the meeting by having Sergio verify each member’s status against the current roster before giving them a ballot to vote. As this was happening the voting process was explained, any last … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes December 2009

Minutes from December 9, 2009 meeting: • Jim brought up motion to amend by-laws pertaining to clarification of Club Advisor’s position. After revisions to original outline the motion to amend the by-laws was passed. • Clarification of new monthly meeting … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes November 2009

Minutes from November 11, 2009 meeting: • After previous meeting’s minutes were read on the subject that Steve talked about with the NAPA discount, Bob was able to confirm that the discount applies to any NAPA store in our area … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes October 2009

Minutes from October 14, 2009 meeting: • Robert started off with an announcement about HAM operator’s class that will be starting again soon. • We had a discussion about Jeepfest, its location due to uncertain funding, and the date to … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes September 2009

Minutes from the September 2009 meeting: There are no official minutes of the last meeting as the club’s secretary, Stephanie, was out of town. There was, however, a long discussion about Jeepfest for 2010.

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