August 8, 2016 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
August 8, 2016

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 25 meeting were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: No report.

SUNSHINE: Paul Stonerod is recovering.

FEDERATION: Closed for season.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: Nothing to report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: Facebook page is up to 192 “likes.”

TOURNAMENTS: In-House: The next tournament will be on August 20. Bob will set up the in-house weigh-in, Lou will be on vacation.

COMMUNICATIONS: Received bank statements.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Bob talked with Skip Deakman of the Sunshine Foundation and Skip said to call him in Late October to confirm that their tournament will be on the 2nd Saturday in July 2017. Bob could not find an email address for Dave Chanda and it was too late to invite him to the “Day on the Bay” event. Dave would provide Bob an email address for next year.

We are all set up for the “Day on the Bay” event. Fish Finder and Elks are scheduled.

NEW BUSINESS:

PICNIC: Lou talked about getting a musician for the picnic, it would cost a couple hundred bucks. There was concern about having power for the music equipment. Lou will contact Bill Will. Need to update and mail flyer for the Picnic. Decided to purchase 1000 clams and 1 bushel of #2 crabs for the picnic.

GOOD OF THE ORDER: No report.

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

Respectfully submitted,
Bob Cusack, Secretary

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