May 13, 2019 Minutes



May 13, 2019

The meeting was brought to order by Vice President Lou Schott with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence.  Minutes from the April 22, 2019 meeting were read and approved.  The treasurer’s report was read and accepted


TRUSTEES:                                      No report.

GACF:                                                There will be a meeting on May 15.

TOURNAMENTS:                            First in-house tournament is on May 25. Only 8 boats have signed up so far and it needs 10. The Patriot Lake fishing tournament was a good time. 65 kids participated and lots of fish were caught.   Pomona Hunting Club is having its fishing tournament on the same day as our second in-house.

SUNSHINE:                                       No report.

FEDERATION:                                 No report.      

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                Will be at the Kids’ bluefish tournament.                                     

HOOKED ON FISHING:                  Need volunteers for the Kids bluefish tournament. Meet at 9:30 to stuff bags.  Need to get grill and tables. Also get gift certificates from Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen and Chestnut Neck. Per President Van Daley, any 401C organization can have a table at the 4H fair in August to hand out flyers but cannot sell anything. The club should look into this.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                  Need to put kids bluefish tournament photos on Website and Facebook.

COMMUNICATIONS:                     Received thank you from Scott Shears for his father. Look at Charity Navigator web site. 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:           No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:               Need to order T-shirts for open tournament and solicit sponsors for door prizes and T-shirts.

NEW BUSINESS:                              Need to work with Pitney Pub on open BBQ arrangements.

GOOD OF THE ORDER:                 Viking is now making a center console boat.  Outboard motors are now available with 400 & 450 HP.    

Next meeting:  Monday, June 10 at 8:00 PM.  (No meeting on Memorial Day.)

Minutes recorded and respectfully submitted by Bob Cusack, Secretary.

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