Dalby Bridge Club Minutes 28/4/2017
Meeting held at 8:45am in the Bridge Club Rooms
Present: D. Wenham, A. Griffiths, P. & M. Atkinson, J. Clark, R. Routley, M. Mangold, D. Smith, R. Knight, M. York, E. Mahoney, B. McKay
Apologies: M Keating
Previous Minutes were read, moved as correct by R Knight Seconded M Mangold. Carried
CHRISTMAS PARTY: The prices from Pips n Cherries for their 2016 menu was handed around. To see Karen Rasleigh if she is interested in putting in a quote. Get some prices from Foodworks.
LAPTOP: J. Clark moved that Diane Wenham, President, invite Eddie Otto to supply and install a suitable new laptop for the Bridge Club. Seconded M. Mangold. Carried
DRIPPERS — PRUNING—GARDEN : Leave the drippers at the moment. M. Mangold suggested that we get someone in to prune and trim all the trees. As Jim Bob does the mowing, the meeting decided to ask him to trim the trees.
NEW TELSTRA PLAN — Diane failed to sort it out but will try again.
NELL DONOGHUE'S WOODEN LOG MEMORIAL — Carmel Hartmann to ask her husband, Alroy, if members of the Dalby Men's Shed would restore it.
DIRECTOR'S DISCUSSION To get together soon. Diane to sit down with Margaret to discuss the rules.
TRAINEE DIRECTORS — D. Wenham moved that the names of J. Speziali and M. Mangold be added to the list. Seconded M. Mangold. Carried
BRIDGE TRAINING PROGRAMME in BRISBANE: M. Mangold moved that the Treasurer of the Bridge Club, Annette Griffiths, pay $200 towards Rebecca Knight's accommodation and travelling expenses. Carried
INWARDS — Cadbury Chocolate Fundraiser (Meeting decided not to participate), Congresses
OUTWARDS — R. Sargent : Thank you letter for Wheelie Walker
J. Clark Moved the Inward Correspondence be received and the Outwards endorsed. Seconded M. Mangold. Carried
Financial Report — INCOME: Table Fees (Day) $660, (Night) $470; Annual Membership Dues $140; Congess Nominations $3420; Raffles $557; Bank Interest $0.14 $5,247.14 Accounts Passed for Payment: Ergon Energy $413.97; Telstra $83.03
Annette Griffith moved her financial report, which showed a credit balance of $6341.32, as per Financial Statement March 2017, be received and accounts moved for payment be passed for payment. Seconded R. Routley. Carried
General Business (Around the Room)
DEL SMITH asked if another type of holder for the bidding slips could be obtained? Apparently there are wooden holders in the Office
Moved the club to have a Bring & Buy on Marie Walton Day with the money going to Motor Neurone Disease, and this be published in Bridge Programme Book next year. Seconded by M. Atkinson. Carried
JANICE CLARKE complained she felt unfairly treated by losing a board for being slow, but the director explained the penalty was an average score not no score.
REBECCA KNIGHT asked that the table used for the Birthday Cakes, if not being used, to be put elsewhere.
Moved that the Treasurer receive a vote of thanks for reciting on Tuesday evening The Ode celebrating Anzac Day.
ANNETTE GRIFFITH advised that the March congress was the best ever for the club financially, a fact which will be added to the Newsletter
ALL were in favour of starting the monthly meetings at 8. 30 am.