General Meeting Minutes – October 1, 2016

Pennsmen, Inc.

P.O. Box 401, Harrisburg, PA 17108

Minutes for meeting held October 1, 2016

Call to order 7:50 PM

Attendance: Steven J., Reed S., Rich W., David K., Johnnie W. and Joseph M.

Excused: Coyote (Scott H.) and Jason C.

Guest(s): AJ E. and Moosh

Approval of last month’s meeting minutes: Johnnie W. motioned, David K. seconded, approved

Officer reports:


  • No report

Vice President:

  • No report


  • No report


  • Deposit to the hotel for the run — $1,175.00.
  • Sale of Cock Rings – $90.00.
  • Account Balance — $486.14.
  • Due are not coming in as quickly as expected.
  • Some people have not paid for Leather One at the Woods.

Road Captain:


  • LGBTQ protest in DC against gun violence – 1 October
  • Mr. MD Leather, will be a day trip – 5 November
  • Santa Saturday, information has been distributed – 26 November



  • Next meeting – 15 October


  • All meetings and events are updated on the website through May.
  • Will add on-line ticketing and donations.
  • The calendar is not a Google calendar.

Old Business:


  • 40th Anniversary, 3 – 5 March 2017
  • The deposit has been paid.
  • The flyer is ready and will be distributed via various means.
  • Checking what tours are available (e.g. trip to Chocolate World).
  • The Satyrmen have offered to host the first cocktail party.
  • Bring ideas to the next meeting (trivia, etc.),
  • Steven J. is working on a montage during the banquet.
  • Halloween Events
  • Impromptu bar crawl.
  • Christmas Party
  • Open the party to the community and ask for donations for a charity (e.g. Toys for Tots).
  • It would be 3 December.
  • Will need people to work the event (e.g. the door).  There may even be several drag performers.
  • Because of the buffet there won’t be a changing are for the drag performers (there may be space for one person at a time).
  • Joseph M. moved, Rich W. seconded, approved.
  • Road Trips to Philadelphia and Allentown
  • When is a good weekend?
  • Philadelphia the second weekend of October (during Out fest)?
  • Allentown in the Spring?
  • MAL Arrangements
  • The hotel is sold out; make your reservations now.
  • Mr. Mayhem Leather won’t be competing MAL.  He is going directly to IML.
  • Anything from the floor
  • Nothing


New Business:


  • Kinky Karnival Fundraiser for Mr. Mayhem Travel Fund
  • At Stallions – 18 November
  • Alan B. has organized everything (games, vendors, demonstrations, performances, etc.).
  • BBM7
  • Thank you to Richard W. for pushing the email.  6 April 2017 – 9 April 2017
  • Nominations for Road Captain and Vice President
  • Johnnie W. for Road Captain
  • David K. for Vice President
  • Anything from the floor
  • Mr. Harrisburg/Mr. Brownstone contest – Steve already produces the Mr. Mayhem Leather contest and can’t be involved with this contest.
  • State Street will be in March.
  • Carly from camp has asked for a charity event for the Ali Fourney Center (LGBTQ throw aways).
  • Play party at My Buddies Place – 8 October


Up Coming Events


  • Philadelphians 42nd Anniversary – 8 October


  • Empire City 52nd Anniversary and AMCC Meeting – 15 October
  • Harbor Masters of Maine 34th Anniversary, Sail away – 21 October – 23 October
  • Mr. MD Leather – 5 November
  • Santa Saturday – 26 November

Words of Wisdom

  • CJ S. and Bobby donated tee shirts to the club (Hard Rock Café, former bars, etc.).

Adjournment: Johnnie W. motioned, Rich W. seconded, the motion was approved.

Meeting adjourned at 9:21 PM

Next meeting will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 starting at 7PM at The Brownstone Lounge.


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