2011 September-December Minutes

Mohawk Valley BassCasters, Inc.

Monthly Meeting Minutes

September 12, 2011

 The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

Mohawk Valley BassCasters Meeting Minutes for August 8, 2011:            Read and Accepted.

Treasurers Report for September  2011:            Read and Accepted.

Connecticut Federation Nation Report for September 2011:

  • Club Rosters are due at the November Meeting.

(See the Federation Nation website for Federation meeting info.  www.ctbass.com)

Tournament Report

  • The Tournament at Beach Pond was Canceled due to a Tropical Storm. We will be making up this tournament of September 25.
  • The Members then decided the order for the lake Zoar Tournament with a start time of 6:30 and we will meet at Rt 6 and Rt 8 at 5:15. ( This was later changed to start at 6 since there is another club starting at 6:30.)
  • September 25, tournament on Beach Pond will start at 6:30 and we will meet at staples at 4:30. The starting order was then decided.
  • October 8th tournament on Twin will start at 7:00am. we will meet at Rt6 and Rt8 at 5:30. The starting order was then decided.

Old Business:

  • Ron handed out raffle tickets to all of the members that are present. It was also mention that it is the members responsibility to get raffle tickets and return them by the November meeting.

New Business:

  • Nominations of officers: All of the current officers were reelected. Jason noted that he may not be able to stay on as FED rep, Jim B has volunteered to step in if Jason could not make it to a meeting.
  • The Pairings meeting will be on Tuesday next month at 7 please be there at 6.
  • A motion was made a passed that we do not get Pizza for the pairings and use that money to spend on the launch fees for Twin.
  • If anyone is fishing the 2 day the paperwork must be in by the 15th.
  • A motion was made and passed that we table next year’s tournament dates till next month.
  • A motion was made a passed that we have the club’s Christmas party at Bonterra’s in Southington on December 10th. Armand will work on getting that date for toys for tots.

Meeting Adjourned:          8:11 PM

Respectfully Submitted,

Mike Geloso

MVBC Secretary

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Mohawk Valley BassCasters, Inc.

Monthly Meeting Minutes

October 10, 2011

The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

Mohawk Valley BassCasters Meeting Minutes from September 12, 2011: Read and Accepted.

Treasurers Report for October 2011: Read and Accepted.

Connecticut Federation Nation Report for October 2011:

  • (See the Federation Nation website for Federation meeting info. www.ctbass.com)

Tournament Report

  • ·YTD Tournament standings were passed out to members.
  • ·Zoar

Teams placed: (3rd Rich B and Mike G),  (2nd Jason and Ron G),  (1st Steve and Jack)

Singles 3rd Mike G,   2nd Ron G,  1st Kevin

  • ·Beach

Teams placed: (3rd Scott and Morrie),  (2nd Dean and Vinny),  (1st Steve and Mike G)

Singles 3rd Morey,   2nd Dean,  1st Steve

  • ·East Twin

Teams placed: (3rd Dean and alone),  (2nd Steve and alone),  (1st Tom and Vinny)

Singles 3rd Dean,   2nd Steve,  1st Tom

Old Business:

  • Christmas party will be held at Bonterra’s in Southington on December 10th, 2011.
  • Toys for Tots will be held at Wal-Mart in Wallingford from 9:00am-2:00pm on December 10th, 2011.   Note: Armand is trying to get a $500 to $1000 dollar grant from Wal-Mart, this will be used to purchase additional toys.  Also, there will be two boats needed as this is a busy location.
    • Ron G is handling raffle tickets this year. Raffle tickets must be returned by the November meeting. Return your tickets to Ron G. and pay Rich B.

New Business:

  • Jim B. went over our club activities for 2011 chapter of the year awards.
  • The Federation Banquet will be held at USS Chowder Pot on November 12, 2011. Ticket are $35 dollars each or $60 dollars per couple.
  • Dean went over next year’s tournament dates and lakes and were picked as follows:
    • April 28, 2012 – Bantam
    • May 12, 2012 – Candlewood
    • June 2, 2012 – Pachaug
    • July 7,2012 – Lilly
    • July 27/28, 2012 – Candlewood (Friday/ Saturday night?) 10PM -6AM
    • August 25,2012 – Congamond
    • September 22, 2012 – Quaddick
    • October 20, 2012 – Highland
    • Alternate lake –  Gardner

Meeting Adjourned: 8:31 PM

Respectfully Submitted,

Scott Rosborg

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Mohawk Valley BassCasters, Inc.

Monthly Meeting Minutes

November 14, 2011

The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

Mohawk Valley BassCasters Meeting Minutes from October 11, 2011: Read and Accepted.

Treasurers Report for November 2011: Read and Accepted.

Connecticut Federation Nation Report for November 2011:

  • (See the Federation Nation website for Federation meeting info. www.ctbass.com)
  • Sims s a new sponsor for the Fed and is offering a discount on rain suits from $599 to $499.
  • May 8th and 9th is the wounded warrior tournament out of Danbury town park and they are looking for volunteers at the weight in.

Tournament Report

  •  The Bantam tournament has been changed from the 28th of April to the 29th which is a Sunday.
  • Plaques and plates will be handed out to the members at the Christmas Party.

Old Business:

  • Christmas party will be held at Bonterra’s in Southington on December 10th, 2011.
  • Toys for Tots will be held at Wal-Mart in Wallingford from 9:00am-2:00pm on December 10th, 2011.  Armand was able to secure a $1000 dollar grant from Wal-Mart, this will be used to purchase additional toys.  Also, there will be two boats needed as this is a busy location.
    • Ron G has collected all raffle tickets.

New Business:

  • Tom O announced that the club won chapter of the year again!
  • The membership then voted on a menu for the Christmas party. Which includes you choosing your own main dish and three apps, and desert.
  • A motion was then made that the club pay for the difference of about $5 per person. So the cost of each person would be $35.  This motion was then passed 9 yes and 3 no.
  • A new prospect member was then introduced to the club Tarney Joyal. He was given an application and was explained all of the financial obligations.

Meeting Adjourned: 8:31 PM

Respectfully Submitted,

Scott Rosborg

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Mohawk Valley BassCasters, Inc.

Monthly Meeting Minutes

December 12, 2011

The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

Mohawk Valley BassCasters Meeting Minutes from November 14, 2011: Read and Accepted.

Treasurers Report for December 2011: Read and Accepted.

Connecticut Federation Nation Report for December 2011:

  • 2012 Federation tournaments: May 5th and 6th scholarship  Candlewood Danbury, May 20th Candlewood Danbury, June 24th CT River Haddam, July 15th Candlewood Squantz pond, October 21st CT River Haddam, August 4th Mr. BASS, October 6th and 7th Championship, Danbury.
  • The Fed raised over $4000 in Raffle tickets and 20% went to the juniors.
  • 11/10/12 will be the FED Banquet again at the Chowder Pot.
  • The Fed was asked to share it’s contract with other states. There was then a motion to let the Fed share it’s contract with other state team’s.  The motion was then passed.
  • (See the Federation Nation website for federation meeting info. www.ctbass.com)

Tournament Report

  •  No news.

Old Business:

  • Thank you to everyone who helped with the toys for tots we raised close to $6000 in toys.
  • We had a prospect member come to the last meeting Tarny Joyal. The members then took a vote for his entrance into the club. 17 yes 1 no.

New Business:

  • The Fed has asked for a person to contact for new members who want to join. The members decided it will be Tom O.
  • Clemente has asked to leave the club. A motion was made and passed that Clemente be granted to leave in Good Standing.
  • Jason has asked for a leave of absence from the club to take care of his dad Jim. A motion was made a passed to grant him a leave, and Morrie stated that he would take his place as Fed rep. until he returns.
  • A motion was then made a passed that the club give Jim Rustic a $100 gift card to his favorite restaurant.

Meeting Adjourned: 8:31 PM

Respectfully Submitted,

Mike Geloso