GulfCoast Bridge Association
Board of Directors Meeting
October 09, 2007
Meeting was called to order @ 4:45pm by President, Joyce Dozier.
Members present: Walter Lewis, Vice-President
Lynne Logan, Treasurer
Betty OBrien, Ssecretary
Members absent: Don Hopes
Minutes of the last meeting were read by the secretary. Correction was made on the 4th Street property as follows. Purchase to be for 2+ acres. Motion was made by Lynne Logan to accept minutes as amended, seconded by Ed Guardanapo, motion carried.
Treasurer's report was given by Lynne Logan. Walter Lewis made a motion to accept report as given, seconded by Jane Hardin, motion carried.
Shirley Fung-a-fat made a suggestion to have someone approach the schools about bridge classes. Joyce Dozier asked for suggestions on how to proceed? Jerry Grissom will research Gulfport schools and Jane Hardin will check Jeff Davis.
Joyce Dozier and Lynne Logan discussed the District10 meeting at Tunica. Joyce Dozier acknowledged and gave credit to Lynne Logan for the great work she is doing for the district 10.
Lynne Logan gave an up-date on the financial status of district10. Finances are slowly getting back in order after Katrina. There is also a need to set up a reserve for any future disasters and limiting funds for hospitality to the nationals.
Tournaments: 24 rooms have been reserved for the sectional and 98 rooms for the regional. We are expecting a large group. Need people to volunteer. The November sectional will need desserts on Sunday, Janet Signor will provide the sodas. Meal served on Sunday will be subways, salad and deviled eggs and desserts.
Status on the rent we pay at the Lions Club will be raised next month. Our rent will be determined on the number of games and ½ the electric bill. $525/per month plus. Discussion followed on any other available rental building we could use for cheaper rent.
The building plans were delvered for the board to discuss. After a few suggestions about the kitchen area, Anne Mahaffey made a motion to table discussion till after the alterations, seconded by Ed Guardanapo, motion carried.
Frank Battaile made a motion to adjourn, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:40pm.
Betty OBrien, Secretary