Minutes September 13, 2021

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen’s Club

Minutes September 13, 2021

Joe Ricciardi called the meeting to order at 8:00 PM.  After the flag salute, a moment of silence was observed for deceased members & first responders.

Minutes: The minutes of the August 23 meeting were read and accepted.

Treasurer’s Report:  

Greater Atlantic Cancer Fund:  Meeting next week.

Atlantic County Federation of Sportsmen’s Club:  Meeting in September.

Communications:    No report.

Marine Fisheries:     Had a meeting last week.

Tournaments:           Done, except for annual tournaments for Fluke, Bluefish, Perch, and Striper.

Sunshine:                   No report of anyone sick.

Membership:            No new applications.

Old Business:           Regarding dredging, lots of low spots around dredging. Joe measured 3 ft. at high tide.

New Business:           No report.

Picnic:                        88 total attendees, many first timers.  Leftover food count: 2 containers of potato salad, ½ tube of hamburgers, 3 packs of hot dogs and rolls, 6 cans of beer, 2 bottles of water, and about 100 clams; (no crabs, corn, or perch leftover).  The 50/50 split was $215.  Lou’s daughter, Anne, won the 50/50 and donated it back to the Club.  Gross collected was $2,110 and profit was $985.  Will give a couple hundred to the firehouse.  Dessert winners: 1st Sue Ricciardi; 2nd Robin Gross, 3rd Nancy Reese.  Next year will get ¼ keg of beer instead of cans.

Website and Facebook: Picnic flyer was posted.

Good of the Order:        Jim Donofrio will step down as Executive Director of the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA), effective December, 2021.   

Next Meeting will be September 27th at 8:00 PM at the Absecon American Legion Hall.

Bob Cusack, Secretary

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2021 Annual Family Picnic

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen
2021 Annual Family Picnic


 Sunday, September 12th, noon to 4pm
Admission:
 $20 per person (children 10 and under free)

Cologne Fire House, 2870 S Cologne Ave, Mays Landing NJ

Bring as many guests as you’d like!

Clam chowder, fried perch, steamed clams, crabs, hot dogs, hamburgers, Jersey corn and tomatoes, potato salad, watermelon, soda, and beer.

Bring your favorite homemade dessert for the annual
“Dink Sykes” Dessert Contest (cash prizes)!

***** Music provided by Brian Smallwood *****

RSVP Lou Schott 742-2382 with the number of guests or for more info.    

It’s a great time, don’t miss it!

Minutes August 23, 2021

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen’s Club

Minutes August 23, 2021

Joe Ricciardi called the meeting to order at 8:00 PM.  After the flag salute, a moment of silence was observed for deceased members & first responders.

Minutes: The minutes of the August 9 meeting were read and accepted.

Greater Atlantic Cancer Fund:  No report.

Atlantic County Federation of Sportsmen’s Club:  Meeting in September.

Communications:    Mail was not picked up, no report.

Marine Fisheries:     No report.

Tournaments: Done except for annual tournaments.

Sunshine: John Reese is OK, Lou Schott is OK. Jack Hermann has cancer.

Membership: Charlie to send updated membership list to Bob.

Old Business:  Regarding dredging, still a mess lots of low spots around dredging.

New Business:  No report.

Picnic: Jim will supply corn, tomatoes, watermelon, and onions;  Lou may have to pick it up. Need to contact John Reese about crabs and clams.

Website and Facebook: Discussed need of Facebook page and website. More discussions to follow.  Bob to look into cost of website. Dave Rosh posted some nice pics of perch on the group Facebook.  Need to post picnic flyer on website and Facebook group and page.

Good of the Order: No report.             

Next Meeting will be September 13th at 8:00 PM at the Absecon American Legion Hall.

Bob Cusack Secretary

Minutes are available via email and/or USPS.  Please notify the club to change your delivery preference at

contact@abseconsaltwater.com.   Minutes may also be viewed on the club website: www.abseconsaltwater.com

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen P.O. Box 453 Absecon, NJ 08201