Difference between 2002/2003 annual meetings.
ANNUAL MEETING 2002
(Ross Dykman, ED)
ANNUAL MEETING 2003
(Chuck Perricone, ED)
FOOD BUFFET - chicken, potatoes, vegetable, rolls, dessert, cash bar. Pig Roast with salad and sides, hot dogs, soft drinks. GUEST SPEAKERS
MI Lt Governor Dick Posthumus
NRA 1st Vice President Kayne Robinson
NRA Exec Vice President Wayne LaPierre
Plus 30 members of the MI Legislature and others:
Sheriff Robert Ficano
Reps Mike Green, Steven Vear
Senator Chris Dingell
Jackson County Prosecutor John McBain...
Attorney General Mike Cox
Plus 7 members of the MI legislature
Senators: Cropsey, Patterson, Basham
Reps: DeRossett, DeWeese, Caswell, Tabor
A CTIVIST AWARDS Dan Wholihan
(PAC Treasurer, received "Activist of the Year.")
'The Firing Line' (signed up over 200 members)
'Total Firearms' (Long time supporter)
Rod Collins (Lifetime Achievement Award)
Steve Vear, Chris Dingell (Legislators of the Year)
John McBain (support of CCW and Vear bill)
Robert Ficano (Sheriff of the Year)
Todd Adkins (NRA Deputy Director of State and Local Affairs).
(President and Chairman of the Board).
SPEAKERS STAND Raised platform with microphone and podium. Microphone. DOOR PRIZES Many door prizes, including guns. None. RAFFLES Over two dozen guns, knives, bicycles, chain saws, kayaks, gun safes. 2 guns, books, tapes, holsters. ENTERTAINMENT None.
Rollie Brengle hired two DJ's (forgot to cancel one) and we paid for both!
Gun show 10 to 3pm.
SILENT AUCTION At least 30 items. Maybe 10 items. AUCTIONS Many items. None. ATMOSPHERE Air conditioned, formal attire. Doors open with flies, hot; attire was jeans, shorts, t-shirts. ENVIRONMENT Banquet Hall: finished walls, carpeting, tables with table clothes, padded chairs, china, silverware, glasses, servers, bus boys. Horse barn: framework walls, concrete floor, folding wood tables, folding chairs, paper plates, cans, you get it, you clean it up. PARKING Paved. Gravel and dirt. LOCATION Lansing. Central Michigan, abundant hotels. Saline. SE rural Michigan. TIME 5:00pm - ? 10:00am - 6:00pm COST $30 $25 Single
ATTENDEES Over 800. Maybe 200 (162 tickets sold). PROFIT