March 13, 2017 Minutes

March 13, 2017

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 February 13th meeting were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.


TRUSTEES: Jim VanDaly repoted that the trustees met on February 27th, set the budget for the year and set the tournament dates.

GACF: Ed Goldman reported that a meeting was held on February 15th. Next meeting scheduled for March 15th.

TOURNAMENTS: The in-house tournaments will be May 27th, June 10th, July 8th and August 19th. Weigh-ins will be at the Pitney Pub.

SUNSHINE: John Reese was in attendance. Jim VanDaly visited Bob Hagel.

FEDERATION: The Youth Shoot will be held Saturday March 18th. Registration will begin at 9:00 AM. They will be moving the dinner to the Greek Orthodox Church at Mill Rd and Fernwood Ave in Egg Harbor Township.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: Next meeting will be held Thursday April 13th at the Galloway Library. Meeting starts at 4:00 PM.

HOOKED ON FISHING: Need Volunteers for Patriot Lake on May 13th 7:30 to 11:00 AM. April 22nd is the Field of Dreams first baseball game of the season.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: Current website host is ending their support at the end of the year. We will be switching to GoDaddy who is offering two years of free service and $100 a year thereafter.

COMMUNICATIONS: Bank statements.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: 250 “Pay Day for Tax Day” raffle tickets are still available. See Rich Oeser for tickets.

NEW BUSINESS: Joe Ricciardi brought club jackets to the meeting to be distributed. Jay LaVance weighed in a 1.41 lb. Perch but still hasn’t picked up his plaque.

Next meeting: Monday, April 10th at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
David Holmes recorded for Bob Cusack, Secretary

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