June 23, 2014 club meeting

June 23, 2014

The meeting opened with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops with President Jim Van Daley presiding.

The minutes of June 9, 2014 were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and approved.
Ending balances: N/A50


GACF: Looking into a new fundraiser with a night at the Black Cat and possibly a small Chinese auction
Sunshine: Jack & Janet Petro stopped at Honey & Sweets and thanked the club for the perch and informed Jim they were moving to NY. The club approved to make Jack an honorary member.
Federation: Going through the legal work to become a 401c non-profit organization. The next meeting will be in September.
NJMFC: Meet first Thursday in July. Additional police were hired.
Website: Remove balance and post the open tournament flyer.
In House: 3rd tournament is on 7/12. Results of 2nd tournament:

Heaviest 5.87 Charlie Elwell
1st 12.17 Dave Williams
2nd 11.93 Jim Regan
3rd 10.93 Charlie Elwell

Heaviest 3.5 Dave Burke
1st 3.5 Dave Burke
2nd 2.14 Dave Williams

Heaviest 5.84 Dave Burke
1st 12.69 Dave Burke
2nd 4.21 John Reese
3rd 3.52 Frank Elbertson

Lad & Sea Flounder 5.0 Dave Burke Bluefish 10.02 John Reese

COMMUNICATIONS: Nothing reported

NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS: Gary Murphy was approved as a new member.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Charlie will be sending out the final letter to collect dues, there are about 5 outstanding. The Polecat tournament was held last Saturday. Lots of fished were weighed–in.

NEW BUSINESS: Nothing reported

OPEN TOURNAMENT: Bob will update the rules for 2014. Need to collect door prizes. Paul informed the club that the open tournament will be posted on the Fisherman and On the Water websites. Bob will send open flyer to all past captains. The club decided to purchase gift certificate from some of our sponsors instead of coolers for prizes.

GOOD OF THE ORDER: Thanked Ken Martin for the excellent shrimp bisque soup that he cooked for the meeting.

Next meeting: July 14, 2014 at 8:00PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Bob Cusack, Secretary

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