Meeting of unit 507 September 2008

 

Attending: Jeff Hack, Stu Goodgold Mich Ravera, Eileen Kotecki, John Prior, Ray Yuenger, Erin Gove, Will Watson, Dan Oneal, Joel Koransky

 

Sec. Report Approved as read

 

Tres. Report Balance: $6162.35. Motion made to amend the report to include a gift to Dan Turkus of $125. Motion made and passed. The new amended amount is $6,037.35.

 

Chris Pisarra comes to speak to the board regarding his candidacy for rep to the national ACBL Board representing district 21. He explained his interest in growing the game of bridge and helping as needed.

 

A dealing machine was ordered for $4000, which does not reflect the import duty fees. Eileen will go to pick up the life master plaques for the eight new unit life masters. Eileen will look into a grand life master plaque.

 

Bruce Blakely comes to talk to the board regarding his candidacy for representative to the national ACBL Board representing district 21. He feels he is a consensus builder, which will allow him to affect change. His experience will allow him to bring success in bringing in younger players. He would like to start a younger players league. He would like to include advertising bridge at related sites on the internet to build interest.

 

Oct unit game The theme should be a silver life master championship. Motion made that the Oct unit game be a silver life master championship. Motion carries. This will be a regular pairs game.

 

We need to get the facility for the Dec. holiday game.

 

Moved to table discussion regarding paying Faye Parsons for preempting her Sunday afternoon game for NAOP events as well as the holiday party. Motion carries.

 

ACBL Goodwill awards. We need to nominate somebody.