Feb 2009 Meeting Notes
Attending: Will Watson, John Prior, Eileen Kotecki, Ray Yuenger, Dan O’Neal, Shirley Foreman, Jeff Hack, Lyle Supp, Stu Goodgold, Wendy Dewell
Meeting called to order by
Ray Y. Minutes approved as corrected. Since
Treasurer’s Report: John
P—beginning balance was $8057.57; closing balance is $8391.20. It was also
reported that we have ~$700 still on deposit at the
EZ Bridge Update: Wendy D—Good news! The attendance for week 1 was 40, for week 2 45, for week 3 40. Week 4 is still free. The expectation is that there will be a 50% fall-out on week 5 (Feb 23ed). To net out to 20 people is good, any higher is “wonderful”. She received calls about bridge/SJBC in general and referred them to other classes or games and to the SJBC website. She thanked the Unit for our 25% contribution to her advertizing ($222).
Ethics: Dan O’N—No issues or problems.
Committee reports: none.
District Report: Jeff/Stu/Ray—
a. Parking at the San Mateo Regional will be available for $8/day
b. Special elections to fill the second alternate director will take place at Regional.
c. There will be a Board Meeting at the Regional.
d. Jeff H commented that we should look at the wording about “Mid-Chart Conventions” that appears in the flyer for the Regional and that we should use it in our Sectional flyer.
i. We will use Bridge Pad’s
There was a
discussion on moving the Dealing Machine to the
iii. Wayne Stewart to talk at the Sectional between sessions on Saturday.
iv. Motion: for the Friday evening game, it should be a strata-flighted pair’s event. This motion was approved.
i. It was decided that Mitch’s Mid-Charts Motion from last month would still “tabled”.
i. This will be a pairs game
ii. Top person will win a free play
iii. Mini-McKinney and Ace of Clubs awards will be given out.
iv. Eileen to order the medallions from the ACBL.
i. It was commented that our unit should do this. The Palo Alto Units model should be looked at.
i. We are looking for a suggestion box. If anyone finds one that looks suitable, please talk to Ray.
Meeting was closed at 6:30PM.