AHWAGA CANOE & KAYAK CLUB
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
October 28, 2019
CALL TO ORDER
Tim Brown called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. and welcomed guests Kathy Harasta and Pete Shambo. Tim thanked all who brought refreshments.
Minutes of the September 23, 2019, meeting had been distributed via e-mail to all members. There being no corrections, Merrill Douglas moved, seconded by Becky Buchanan, to accept the minutes as presented; the motion carried with all in favor.
Tim Brown read the report for October 2019, indicating beginning balance was $1226.35. Deposits totaled $15.00, withdrawals totaled $95. Ending balance is $1,146.35. A donation, previously approved by membership at the last meeting, was sent to Cape Cares in memory of Gordon Pettit. Cost of supplies for the picnic were reimbursed to Becky. Donna Brisco will check with the church regarding yearly fee and pass information to Tim. Donna moved, seconded by Claudia Baker, to accept the report as presented; the motion carried with all in favor.
Sharon Canfield provided the membership report for October. There are currently 79 members.
1)Sharon reminded trip leaders to be sure to send a copy of each trip report to Dave Tanner, was well as e-mailing to ACA. 2)Trip report form will be updated and Donna will post to the website.
1)Nominating Committee: There will be three vacancies to fill on the Executive Council in 2020 (Cass Schiefen, Donna, and the unexpired term of Dennis Healey). Nominating Committee has three interested candidates: Ray Baker, Judi Hall, and Dave Tanner. Additional nominations from the floor will be taken at the November 18 meeting and a vote will be held.
Annual Banquet will be November 18 at 6:30 p.m. (1 week and 1/2 hour earlier than usual), here at the church. Please bring a dish to pass, as well as a small door prize donation.
1)Dave Tanner announced plans to camp and paddle at Nickerson State Park, Cape Cod May 2020, Memorial Day weekend, Thursday through Tuesday. Mark your calendars now! 2)Kent discussed pool sessions, starting in January 2020. Contact Joe Galloway, email@example.com for details. Must be current members in both ACKC and ACA to participate.
1)October 14 – Hancock to Lordville, 6 paddlers, gorgeous day. Tim Brown led the trip.
Donna is still trying to contact the church regarding placing a bookshelf at the church for the club’s library materials. Kathy Eddy has volunteered to take over the Librarian responsibility.
Vanessa Jewett, RN, and Lisa LaRock, RN, trauma nurses from Robert Packer Hospital, presented the “Stop the Bleed” program.
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