November 18, 2009 Meeting Minutes


The meeting began at 7:06 PM and adjourned at 8:55PM.  No one claimed the big fish pot.  Special guests attending were: Rick Cueva, Brian Morgan, Russ Croaker & Ty Buetler.

Program Activity:   There was no program activity.

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:   There was no T, T and T.  Ryan Gates & Mike Buse are still on for December.

Raffle:  The raffle generated $55.

Treasurerís Report: 
Stephanie reported a total of $4172 with Mary Bridge donations have yet to be consummated.

Minutes:  The minutes from October were as accepted as posted on the Internet.

Banquet Report:   The annual Banquet will be in January at the Milton Tavern.  Pizza will be the the entree.

Conservation Report: Aaron Christel talked about the Lead Ban in Washington state which seems to be based upon finding 9 dead Loons. He also talked about signing a partition to fight the ban.  Gerald also talked about the Adopt a Ramp program.

Safety:  No Report.

Federation Report:  The Federation is soliciting ideas to increase member participation.  They would also like any ideas that would generate funds for the Federation (fundraising).  Gerald went over the TBF membership program.

Tournament Report: Hoss talked about the Mickelsen tournament and Washington club tournament results.  Jaymee Strasbaugh went over his winning techniques for the Lake Washington and Mickelsen tournaments.

Old Business:  The club voted in favor of raising the club dues to $95. 

New Business: 
Frank White was assigned to Rick & Brian as a new Buddy.  Daniel Thomas was assigned to Russ & Ty.  New members eligible to vote in were not present.  The club voted to move the 2010 Mickelson and club tourney to the 9th & 10th of October due to the hunting season.
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