April 8, 2019 Minutes



April 8, 2019

The meeting was brought to order by President Jim Van Daley with a pledge to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops.  The secretary’s and treasurer’s reports were read and approved.   


TRUSTEES:                                      No report.

GACF:                                                Ed Goldman reported that they are still considering running some type of

fishing tournament.      

TOURNAMENTS:                            The flyer and application (now on a single page) for the Kids’ Bluefish tournament are ready and can be distributed.  Dave Burke has written press releases for the Fisherman, The Patriot, The Current, and the NJ Federation newspaper; some still waiting to be approved for publication.  

SUNSHINE:                                       Lou Schott attended Carey Shreaves’ viewing and dropped off a card.

FEDERATION:                                 Next meeting April 9.      

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                Mid-Atlantic Council meets next week.                                     

HOOKED ON FISHING:                  No report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                  No report.

COMMUNICATIONS:                     Received insurance bill and bank statement.  Bob Cusack submitted                                                                   a receipt for renewing the website hosting service. 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:           No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:               Joe Ricciardi needs volunteers to man the booth at the Absecon Sportsman Show on May 5th.  Lou Schott suggested an aquarium containing eels for a good topic of discussion.   Rich Oeser has raffle tickets available.  

NEW BUSINESS:                              The Atlantic County Federation gave a us a $300 donation.  Jim Van Daley brought up T-shirt adds for the open tournament; we should get commitments now so shirts can be ordered.           

GOOD OF THE ORDER:                 Bill Will mentioned that the Cologne Fire House will have their annual Chicken Barbeque on June 1.  Jim Van Daley mentioned that Oceanville Fire Company will have their Ham and Oyster Dinner on April 13.

Next meeting:  Monday, April 22 at 8:00 PM.

Minutes recorded and respectfully submitted by Lou Schott for Bob Cusack, Secretary.

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