March 12, 2018 Minutes



March 12, 2018


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 February 12 meeting were read with one correction, the hooked on fishing date is May 12 and not May 5. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.





TRUSTEES:                                        A meeting was held at Jim Van Daley’s home on February 26.  The budget was reviewed and approved by the board.  There is a surplus in the charity acct of $474 and there is a deficit in the general acct of $480.  The board also set up the dates for the club tournaments as well as the day on the bay for the kids.  A calendar will be made up and mailed out to all members.


GACF:                                                 Ed Goldman mentioned that they had a booth at the Atlantic City boat show and

that tickets were sold.  The GACF will be holding a fund-raiser dinner, open to the public, on April 7 at the Pleasantville Yacht Club; cost is $25.00 per person. Also, there will be an ACE Hardware fundraiser in May.


TOURNAMENTS:                              No report.


SUNSHINE:                                        John Reese reported that Bill Will is sick.  The Club will send him a card.

FEDERATION:                                   The youth shoot will be held on Saturday, March 17 at Red Wing Sporting Clays in Port Republic.


NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                  They will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 15th in Manahawkin.


HOOKED ON FISHING:                    No report.


WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                     No report.


COMMUNICATIONS:                        Received bank statement and license for the fish scale.


MEMBER APPLICATIONS:              No new applications.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:                 The raffle situation is ongoing.  Before tickets can be printed, the lottery number is needed and it has not been received as yet.  This is “Pay Day for Labor Day.”


NEW BUSINESS:                                No new business.


GOOD OF THE ORDER:                   Lou Schott gave out flyers to those in attendance regarding the GACF dinner that

will be held on April 7.  He would like a table of members to represent our Club.



Next meeting:  Monday, April 9 at 8:00 PM.  (Note change in start time, plus meetings will be held twice a month on the 2nd & 4th Mondays.)


Respectfully submitted,

Lou Schott recorded for Bob Cusack, Secretary

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