July 24, 2017 Minutes



July 24, 2017


The meeting was brought to order by Jim Van Daley, President, with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of the July 10 meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and approved.





TRUSTEES:                                        No report.


GACF:                                                        Because of poor participation, the GACF held their final GABT this year.

Upcoming events are the Beef & Beer at Pitney Pub, Coach Bag Bingo, Racing in

Millville, and the Chinese Auction.


SUNSHINE:                                        No report of anyone sick.


FEDERATION:                                   No report, down for summer.


NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                   Ruled to keep current flounder rules.


HOOKED ON FISHING:                     No report.


WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                        Added a link to the Sunshine Foundation Southern Ocean chapter. Need to post open

tournament pictures. Dave will send to Bob.


COMMUNICATIONS:                        None.


MEMBER APPLICATIONS:                  No new applications. Jim thought we would get some from the open tournament.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:                  Nothing reported.


NEW BUSINESS:                                Joe needs club banner for Brigantine National Night Out.


TOURNAMENTS:                               Next in house is August 19. Need to talk to the owner of Pitney Pub about cooking our own hot dogs. Need to collect the open tournament signs. Bob needs list of door prize sponsors. Need to bring T-Shirt to T-Shirt sponsors. There were 40 boats entered in the open tournament. There were some complaints; $4 soda, cooler as prizes.  We forgot to hand out 4th & 5th place winners. Get in Federation newsletter next year.


DAY ON THE BAY:                            Need to get Brigantine Elks lodge on board for Day on the Bay event. Send invitation to new Fish and Game director.



PICNIC:                                              Nothing new.


GOOD OF THE ORDER:                       There is a Mako boat tournament in AC coming up. 3 nights’ food and door prizes.

Free to enter. The is a Sea Craft get together on August 20 at Gardner’s Basin.


Next meeting:  Monday, August 14 at 8:00 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary


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