Minutes - Oct 10 2012


ACBL UNIT 364         OCTOBER 10, 2012

Attendance:  Nick Larkin, Jean Paradis, Judy Tirpack, Paul Hackbert, Helen Bledsoe, Pam Elsner

The meeting was called to order at 10 a.m. by President Hackbert.  A request for an addition to the agenda was honored and the topic was appreciation issues. 

The  Minutes of the 8/29/12 meeting were reviewed.  Nick Larkin moved the minute be accepted and Jean Paradis seconded.  The motion passed. 

The Treasurer Judy Tirpack reported the following:  from 1/1/20/12 to 10.9/2012, we received $15,320.93, paid out $13,278.15.  As a result, our current total is $2,042.78.   Helen moved the Treasurer’s report be accepted and Nick Larkin accepted.  The motion passed.

The topic of how to demonstrate appreciation for tournament chairpersons of events was discussed.  Free plays for the chair and/or co-chair was suggested.  Nick moved and Jean seconded.  The motion passed.   

The Black Canyon  Tournament   was held at the Aquatic Center in Montrose  with  125 ½ tables and a profit of $1255.74.  The question of whether or not to locate a larger site next year was discussed. 

A meeting is needed to review the status of the bidding boxes and to analyze if we need to order additional “pass” cards. 

Pam and Jean will meet with various clubs in Unit 364 to discuss bylaw changes. 

Gail Cizek will be asked to chair the Nominating Committee. 

The Annual Meeting will be held December 2, 2012.  Ballots for voting for board members will be created. The proposed slate of officers will be sent out with the agenda. 

The Membership Appreciation Annual Charity Game will be held on October 27th, 2012, at 11:30am at the Maison La Belle Vie Winery, 3575 G Road, in Palisade.  A lunch charge of $7.00 is offered and a free afternoon of bridge is included in the event. 

The Doc Holliday tournament was discussed and it was felt that a three-day event would suffice.  A preliminary quote from the hotel was received. 

The meeting was adjourned.

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