Minutes of Meetings


Present: Unit 181 Board Members: Shirley Galler, Barry Wolk, Ray Hornby, Marielle Brentnall, Doug Fisher, Deloris Ankrom, John Hindle, Marsha Kimelman, Bob Kuz, Dave Kirby, Dave West
Absent: Gerri Hewitt, Gloria Woloshyn
Also in attendance Jenna Tichon

President Doug Fisher chaired the meeting. Called to order 5.00 PM
Quorum declared

Minutes of Meeting November 5, 2019 approved as circulated. Amended Carolyn Douglas did not attend , Carolyn Douglas did not consent to be liaison with club directors Moved by Dave West, Seconded by Bob Kuz as amended CarrIed.

1 New items to be discussed as brought up

2. Business arising out of the minutes
Director Training Keran Sanders co-ordinating to be held early January 2020
Documentation prepared by Shirley Galler is in the binder by the computer. This binder consists of Team Game instructions and movements, Using ACBL Score for Pair and Team Games, Bridge mate operations, Duplimate operations and Check list for Directors for after the game.
Posting to ACBL Live Directions has not been completed
Club Directors updating sessions still requires a co-ordinator.
John still to prepare an update reinforcing the ethics of the game, the play nice policy etc.
Larry Cohen Update currently 75 people registered Jason will provide the food there will be a social reception and draws for free entry etc will be held the first day.

3.Special Events.
November Remembrance Day Sectional November 7-10 2019 was successful and showed a profit.
NA Pairs final had A and C participants 5 tables in each game.
Suggested that in following years concentrate on B, C can play up.
Alternate Years A and C
Require more advance notice of the date for scheduling the final required from District 2
January Sectional will be held 24-25, 2020 at the Facility.
Learn how to play bridge will be held January 18, 2020.
Lessons in Beginner Bridge will be offered Feb 1, 2020
2020 Regional brochure will be available shortly.
Jason and Roy for all their assistance to the unit will receive a quantity of free games to be used on Tuesday Evenings.
Pot Luck dinner held on December 5, 2019 was a very successful and enjoyable event. After delicious pot luck food 23 tables played a sanctioned Bridge game.

4.. New Business
Monthly game files to ACBL for the Unit Facility games have been filed late resulting in delayed posting of points earned to our members account. are still a concern.
Both Friday and Tuesday games are running minimal tables Directors are required for the Friday game. Doug is co-ordinating. Tuesday requires an email and or a telephone liaison person to facilitate participation.
Duplimate Cleaning Shirley will coordinate with Carlos on instructions.

5. Next meeting Tuesday January 14, 2020 5.00 PM Soul Sanctuary
Meeting adjourned 6.30 PM
Shirley Galler Secretary

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