March 10, 2008
CALL TO ORDER: President Steve Sulzby called the meeting to order at 6:03 pm. Members present were: Steve Sulzby, John Killian,† Sue Fardette, Irma Johnson,† Diane Sachs, Judy Carder, Louise Sperr,† Fern Dunbar, Mark Tang, Barnard Mann and† Donna Wenberg.† Frank Bartlett and Barbara Balowitz were excused.
Sharon Beran was absent.† Guest present was Christine Frumen.
MINUTES:† Linda made a motion to accept last months minutes.† It was seconded by Mark and passed.
TREASURERíS REPORT: The balance is $ 8,310.80.† There was a net loss of
$ 754.20 for Jan. and Feb.†
CORRESPONDENCE: No cards were sent out.
HOSPITALITY: $13.55 was collected..
SANCTIONS: No new sanctions have been made..†
MEMBERSHIP REPORT:† 459 members,
New Junior Masters:† Ronald Banner, Phyllis Greenstein.
New Club Master:† Yolanda Medina.
New Sectional Masters:† Monica Gettis, Earl Liston.
New Regional Master:† Jean Ingram.
New Life Masters:† Sue Fardette, Thomas Harris
New Silver Life Masters:† Patricia Banks, Sibyl Slutsky.
REFRESHMENTS: John Killian and Donna did a fabulous job on the food for the unit game.† Everyone was pleased with having people serve the food.† A discussion was held and it was decided that three people should be in charge of food and cleanup.† Board members at the unit games should HELP with the serving and cleaning up.† The people in charge should remember to make plans for help also.† Keith and Susan Hafen will be in charge of Aprilís game.† Linda and Sherry will do the food in May.
SECTIONAL:† John and Mark will have a flyer soon.
IN COORDINATOR: Steve Sulzby will be reimbursed by the unit for any money spent for his classes.
ROSTER:† A motion was made by Diane and seconded by Fern to have Bernard purchase the current club roster from ACBL and to have 500 copies of the roster made for $ 350.00.† The motion was carried.
A discussion about the free plays at the unit game took place.† There was extra work and costs associated with the large turnout. (39 tables).† The purpose of the free plays was
discussed.† Starting in May the free games are for a 299 game.† Reservations can be made for the open game.† The thirteen free tables and any others are at the directorís discretion.
The name tags for the board members will be ordered.† The cost is $ 6.04 each and will have a one color imprint.
NEW BUSINESS:† John made a motion to pay for the web site.† It will cost approximately $ 96.00.† Donna seconded the motion.† It was passed.
Irma made a motion to close the two bank accounts and have one close to the club.† Sue seconded the motion and it was passed.
An idea was presented by Donna that at other clubs graduates of the intermediate bridge classes are given a one year membership to ACBL.† This will be discussed further at another meeting.
Jon Yinger will be the new writer for the Long Beach Bridge Club column in the Bridge News.† Carol Murakoshi will be helping him.
NEXT MEETING:† April 14, 2008.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:55 P.M.