Newsletters

A report of the actions and discussions from each monthly meeting will be distributed to the membership through the club newsletter. The newsletter also includes information about upcoming club events. Members can receive the newsletter either by e-mail or by U.S. mail. The newsletter is usually distributed about 12 days before the next monthly meeting.

Latest available monthly newsletter: 

November 2017 Newsletter       

November Meeting:  The general membership meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on November 9 at the Fire Barn in Waterloo (2523 Old River Road).  Travis Hall of Interstate Battery will be on hand to speak about battery maintenance.

 Future Meetings & Events:

Date Event Location
November 9 General Membership Meeting – 7:00 Fire Barn, Waterloo
January 18 General Membership Meeting – 7:00 Claas Machinery, Gretna

Message from President Cheryl Dillon:  Elections will be held during our next meeting on Thursday, November 9.   We are looking for candidates for vice president.  Please contact an officer or board member if you are interested.

Our annual new member meeting will be held at Claas Omaha on Thursday, January 18.  Start time is 7:00 PM.  Tours of the production facility will be conducted after the meeting.  Arrive early to register for the tour.

 2018 Memberships:  We are now accepting membership renewals for 2018.  To renew your own membership or provide a gift membership for someone else, complete the enclosed membership form.  Send the completed form along with $30 to Jeff Meyer, 7108 N. 121st Street, Omaha, NE 68142.

 Treasurer’s Report:  Expenses during the month of October included $25 for participation in the Gretna Days parade, $39.20 for postage, and $100 for recognition plaques

Club Photographer:  David Sobotka Sr, who just joined the EVAPA this year, has volunteered to serve as club photographer.  During our October meeting, David distributed photos of club members taken during the Waterloo History Day parade on September 30.  Everyone present was impressed by the quality of David’s work.  Thanks for volunteering, David.

Featured Tractors for 2018 Annual Show:  Our 2018 annual show will feature brands that are now part of AGCO Corporation, including Allis-Chalmers, Cockshutt, Ferguson, Massey-Harris, Massey Ferguson, Minneapolis-Moline, and Oliver.

 Club Meeting Programs:  Eddie Biwer is planning programs for our club meetings.  If you have suggestions for a topic and/or speaker, please contact Eddie at [email protected] or (402) 289-2807.

Tractor Service and Repair:  New member Tim Dunn is owner of TnT Agri Diesel LLC in Logan, IA, which specializes in service and repair of all makes and models of tractors, including antiques.   Besides service and repair of engines, transmissions, and hydraulic systems, his shop does in house carburetor rebuilds and diesel injection system repair.  He can also resurface, crack check, and rebuild cylinder heads.  Business address is 3362 270th Street, Logan, IA 51546.  You may contact Tim at (712) 216-2691 or [email protected]

 Shirts, Hats, Magnetics Signs, and Name Badges:  Show your equipment with pride with EVAPA apparel, magnetic signs, and name badges.  Send orders and payment (check payable to EVAPA) to Larry Swartz, 1110 Parc Drive, Papillion, NE 68046.   Phone: (402) 250-2367.   E-mail:  [email protected].

 

 

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Time Event Location
10:00 – 10:30 AM Unload tractors Pesek’s farm
11:00 AM – Noon Tractor ride Pesek’s farm to Valley
Noon – 2:00 PM Display tractors Valley
2:00 – 3:00 PM Tractor ride Valley to Pesek’s farm
3:00 – TBD Pot luck with brats and burgers Pesek’s farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time Event Location
10:00 – 10:30 AM Unload tractors Pesek’s farm
11:00 AM – Noon Tractor ride Pesek’s farm to Valley
Noon – 2:00 PM Display tractors Valley
2:00 – 3:00 PM Tractor ride Valley to Pesek’s farm
3:00 – TBD Pot luck with brats and burgers Pesek’s farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date Event Location
February 6 Significant Other Dinner Farmer Browns
March 9-10 Triumph of Ag Expo CenturyLink Center
March 10 General Membership Meeting Fire Barn
April TBD Board Meeting Fire Barn
April 14 General Membership Meeting Fire Barn

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Date Meeting Type Location
January 7 Board Fire Barn
January 14 General Membership Class Omaha
February 6 Significant Other Dinner Farmer Browns
March 10 General Membership Fire Barn

 

 

 

Asset Estimated

Value

AED $1,247
Banner Cart $250
Chalker $50
Clothing $1,400
Computer (laptop) $250
Coolers $50
Dyno $250
Dyno Water Tank $100
Gateway Arch $300
Gravity Flow Wagon $350
Hayrack $500
Hayrack $800
PA System (small) $125
PA System (large) $1,700
PA System (portable) $150
Packer $1,000
Refrigerator $50
Sawmill portable) $3,800
Tents (3) $450
Trolley $2,800
Total $15,622

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date Time Slot # Needed
June 27 :00 M – 07:30 AM One
June 27 09:30 AM – 11:30 AM One
June 27 11:30 AM – 01:30 PM Three
June 27 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM Two
June 28 07:00 AM – 09:00 AM One
June 28 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM Two
June 28 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM One

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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