February 2013 Newsletter - Gruene Chapter Harley Owners Group
“at the meeting”……..
Paul hopson was given
a plaque in appreation
Of his hard work and
Dedication as head road
Captain for the past few
Years. Thanks Paul.
sharon was given the road
name “flamer” don’t worry
no harleys were hurt during
the making of this road name.
melissa called paulie to
make his phone ring during
the meeting. Just kidding.
she was playing angry birds
the meeting was held at herbets taco hut, the food
was good but some fine tuning will be needed to make
it a great meeting place, i’m sure we can make this
february’s new members are
steve schultz dennis schramek and chuck pinto
Here are some pics from the meeting ride to the
cowboy mardi gras in bandera.
dane looks confused
mary and ken
no one would share
Their gumbo with shawn
curt and sherry
don’t try this on your bike !
i don’t know who these
ladies are but they sure
Are colorful !
Here is a little about some of our new officers
Director Marta Roberts
I've been riding since about 1976. I started off riding Triumphs. I currently
ride a 2007 Deluxe. My passion is taking long distance rides with close friends
and enjoying America. I've been serving our chapter for about 3 years as a
volunteer and as the assistant director. As our director, my goal is to provide
our members with ample opportunities to enjoy their Harleys riding with friends
and enjoying the brotherhood and sisterhood that only motorcycle riding can
bring. I've learned through my career in taking care of very sick people that we
only have one shot at life. We need to enjoy the journey and not focus so much
on making it to the finish line risk-free. Having my husband Rick riding by my
side is the ultimate.
Paul Panamarenko (AKA Paulie)
Charter Member & Riding since Oct 2006 Prev Honda 350CXL rider in the
Ride: 2006 Streetbob
Goal: To keep the website current, concise, fun and legal. Update weekly
NLT Monday Night for the upcoming week rides/activities.
Treasurer Jeff York. I have been riding off-and-on my entire life. I bought my
first Harley (FLSTCI) in 2008 and my newest ride (FLTRX 103) in 2012. My wife (Valerie) and I live in San Antonio.
We have three grown children and one granddaughter (often seen with me at the dealership). My goals as Treasurer are:
1. Avoid jail
2. Manage the chapter's finances
3. Leverage technology for the good of the chapter
4. Make new friends and ride!
Sergeant at Arms HELLO, MY NAME IS RICK ROBERTS AND I AM THE SGT.OF ARMS FOR THE GREUNE HOG CHAPTER. I
STARTED RIDING MOTORCYLCES AT THE AGE OF 7 ON MY 80cc HONDA, SINCE THEN THERE HAVE BEEN MANY( HONDA-TRIUMPH-YAMAHABSA) NOW I RIDE A 2012 ULTRA LIMITED HARLEY DAVIDSON. MY WIFE IS THE LOVE OF MY LIFE (MARTA) AND MY GOAL IN LIFE IS TO KEEP
HER AND MYSELF SAFE AND COMFORTABLE. WE WILL RIDE TOGETHER FOR AS LONG WE CAN!!
editor/chaplain Matt Gardner I’ve been riding motorcycles since about 1988, Bought
my first Harely in 2000 ( wish I still had that one ). As editor my goal is to present an informative and interesting
newsletter in a timely manner. As chaplain, prayer, bike blessings, weddings, and serve the chapter wherever I can.
Michelle Scirone, Ladies of Harley Officer
Married to Neil Scirone. Have four children and five grandchildren. Moved to Texas from California in 2005. Network Administrator at New
Braunfels Police Department. Ride a Heritage Softail, been riding for 2 ½ years. Rode with my husband for a short time, but wanted my own
bike (it’s a control thing!). Love my bike, ride every chance I get. Also love my fish – I have fresh and salt water aquariums. My goals for LOH
in 2013 – support all aspects of the chapter, get more ladies involved with the chapter, encourage all women who are interested in riding
their own bike, get a mentoring program started.
As you may have already heard, John and Lynda Kohler are leaving the chapter due his bad back
and they are moving to Houston soon. We are very sad to see them go as they have been part of our family for the
past few years. Even after they move, I feel very comfortable saying we will be seeing them again.
Mike McFalls has come out of retirement and stepped into the assistant director position. We are fortunate to have
someone with experience and available to step in when needed.
Coming up, this month
And a head start on next month
And even further ahead