September 26, 2016 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
September 26, 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 September 12 meeting were read and approved; one comment that the good of the order should not be part of the minutes. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: The Chinese auction will be held on November 5. The sponsors dinner for the bluefish tournament will be held on November 12 at the Pleasantville Yacht Basin. A Coach Purse Bingo fundraiser will be held on December 2. The GACF is also a co-sponsor with a race day at the Millville Race Track on October 12. Any profits will be split with another organization. The cost is $250.00.

SUNSHINE: No one reported sick.

FEDERATION: No report.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: The Mid-Atlantic Fish Management Council will be held at Seaview Country Club starting October 4 and is open to the public.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: No report.

TOURNAMENTS: Jim and Lou had a meeting with BJ, the owner of Pitney Pub, regarding holding our closed and open tournaments there. He is very open to it and we feel it should work out very well.

COMMUNICATIONS: Received bank statements.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The open tournament realized a profit of $225. There was a motion made and approved to present $500 to the Field of Dreams from the club, however, Pat Egnor donated $100 of her winnings at the installation dinner and Karl Stock donated $225 of his winnings from our open tournament, so the total donation will be $825.00.

Also, under unfinished business Van Daley wants the treasurer to get started on the state lottery application.

NEW BUSINESS: No new business.

PICNIC: Lou announced the dessert plaque has been updated with this year’s winner. Bob Cusack is holding the plaque.

Next meeting: Monday, October 10 at 7:30 PM; Note seasonal change from twice a month to the second Monday of each month, starting at 7:30 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Bob Cusack, Secretary

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