GULF COAST BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

                                                           

MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 13, 2005 MEETING

 

                             HELD AT THE HOME OF PAULETTE SHERRELL

                            

 IN ATTENDANCE                                                        ABSENT

 

WALTER LEWIS……..  PRESIDENT                       JOYCE DOZIER

RICHARD BRYANT…VICE PRES.

RAY SKILLESTAD…SECRETARY

LYNNE LOGAN…TREASURER

JIM CROWE

SHIRLEY FUNG-A-FAT

DON HOPES

JANE MOORE-BAKER

DICK WEAVER

 

 

Ray read the minutes to the September 24th meeting.  The following items were included, The Executive Committee elected to postpone Board of Directors election of new board members, and the nominating committee will be selected at the January meeting. Minutes were approved.

 

Lynne reported the Clubs bank account balance at November 30, $196,228. Treasurer’s report was approved.

 

Walter received a check for $4200 from the club’s insurance company for the loss of the Boyce Holliman trophy with was lost during hurricane Katrina.

 

Dick reported that the Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday games at the Coalville United Methodist Church at 12556 Lorraine Rd. is very satisfactory.

 

Lynne was asked to check with the Grand Casino for possible site for the 2007 tournament.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Wayne Martin met with Walter to discuss and sign the contract to sell the club’s property.  An April 30th 2006 date was set to close.

 

Walter asked for possible names to the nominating committee in January. They are: Pat Bannister, Dave Chakov, Milly Das, LouiseEchavarria, and Alice Ladnier, Susan Nichols, Carolyn Peirce, and Kurt Shook.

 

Discussion on possible plans for the new Clubhouse and property.

              Club House 80’ X 160’

              1 acre for parking …170 cars

              100 tables would be for 400 people

              Property … North of Interstate I-10

              Off Lorrain Road     

 

Walter is to discuss property selection with Louise Echavarria and Wayne Martin, both real estate agents in our bridge club if they would be interested in finding property to fit our needs.  Property selection could be in the area from Canal West-Hwy.49 Exit 31.East Woolmarket Exit Hwy 67 by January meeting

 

Richard will respond to O. J. Shipley’s letter

 

No further business.  Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 Ray Skilleestad