August 5, 2007


Members Present: Julie Abrahams, Jo Ann Aiken, Connie Freeman, Bob Simrak, Ken Badertscher, Barbra Rosenthal, Paul Moore, Prudy Cain, Christie McDougall Guests Present: Barry Abrahams, Gene McDougall


Call to Order: Prudy called the meeting to order at Las Candelas at 10:30


Reports of Officers:

Corrected minutes of the previous meeting were approved.

VP: no report

District 17: no report

Treasurers’ report: Moved to accept May, June and July reports. See below under Tournament chairman for more info.


Tournament chairman

Discussed. April Sectional and reason for $1,600+ loss ( mainly because of lower table count versus last year (361.5). Discussed publicity and advertising, will use ACBL to email flyers to selected data base. January and April sectionals will be at new location (Inn Suites). Chinese Cultural Center suggested as possible new site.


Regional- Motion to rent an $86 suite for hospitality – Christie, Prudy and Paul to handle hospitality. Motion approved to be used for workers.


Steve Reynolds to be new hospitality chairman.


Membership: Paul suggested contacting lapsed members.


I/N Rep: working hard on Unit games for novice section.


Discussed cocktail party during regional Thursday for Unit Board, between sessions.  Discussed special hospitality on Friday for Unit Board, guests and District Board.


Next meeting September 9 at Adobe 10:30.


Submitted by Ken Badertscher