ACBL UNIT 356 BOARD MEETING, December, 2007



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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date: December 9, 2007

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††Time:10:30 am

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Location: Adobe Bridge Club


††††††††††††† Board Members Present:Prudence Cain,Connie Freeman, Jan Miller,

††††††††††††† Ken Badertscher, Christie McDougall, Paul Moore, Bob Simrak.


††††††††††††† I.The meeting was called to order by President, Prudy Cain.

††††††††††††† II. Reports of Officers:

††††††††††††††††† 1.Minutes ofthe previous meeting were approved as read,

††††††††††††††††† 2.Treasurerís Report:Christie gave both the October and November

†††††††††††††††††††††† reports.The regional tournament income and expenses were

†††††††††††††††††††††† reflected in the report: showing the income to be $51,692.90 and

†††††††††††††††††††††† the expenses of $43,832.64.The checking account balance is

†††††††††††††††††††††† $10,331.77 and the savings account balance is $24,134.40.

†††††††††††††††††††††† The November income reflects the I/N tournamentbut still

†††††††††††††††††††††† outstanding is the cost of the tournament of around $3000, and

†††††††††††††††††††††† $1000 for the NAP.The closing balance in the checking account

†††††††††††††††††††††† is $13,829.03. The report was approved.

††††††††††††††††† 3.Vice Presidentís report:Connie, no report.

†††††† †††††††III.††† Reports of Committees:

†††††††††††††††††††††† 4.Tournament Chair: Paul

††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul reported that there was no room rebate, but that $491.89 will

††††††††††††††††††††††† be applied to the next tournament in that amount.

††††††††††††††††††††††† The I/N tournament was down 8 tables and $200 in director fees

††††††††††††††††††††††† was spent.

††††††††††††††††††††††† There was a discussion about having the I/N tournament at Adobe to

†††††††††††††††††††††††† reduce the costs. Pima Community College was also suggested.

††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.Club Manager:no report

††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.Hospitality:Steve Reynolds

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Connie is in charge of the Unit Luncheon today.

††††††††††††††††††††† ††7.†† Membership:Barry Abrahams, absent.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A motion was made that the 2008 Calendar be included in the

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kibitzer and made available at local clubs. Motion passed.

††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.Education:Ken

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ken suggested the he would like to buy pamphlets on various

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† bridge topics to hand out at selected unit games. He will make

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a special presentation at Unit events on the material covered

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† in the pamphlets.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A motion was made that Ken give up to 10 presentations per year

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ofbridge tipsthat are in the pamphlets.This would include paying

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $250 for the pamphlets and pay $50 to the presenter. We will leave

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the decision as to which Unit games up to Ken to select. Passed.

†††††††††††††††††††† 9.Publicity:no report

††††††† †††††††††††††10.Novice representative.It was noted that the novice representative

††††††††††††††††††††††††† must have fewer than 99 points. There will be a written notice

††††††††††††††††††††††††† in the Kibitzerasking for a volunteer to fill this position.

†††††††††††††††††† New Business:

†††††††††††††††††††††††† Christie told us that the IRS had notified us that we owe $500.

†††††††††††††††††††††††† She will have the books audited by JoAnne Aiken if she is

†††††††††††††††††††††††† available.


††††††††††††††††††††††† The Holiday Party will be held at Prudyís on Jan. 19th at 5:30.


††††††††††††††††††††††† The next meeting will be held on January 20th 2008 at Adobe.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul will have a summary of the tournaments at this meeting.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Meeting was adjourned at 11:20


††††††††††††††††††††††† Respectfully submitted,


††††††††††††††††††††††† Jan Miller, Secretary

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