Present: Richard Michelsen, John Swanson, Cherri Ross, Dave Dickey, Cathy Johnson, Ann Little, Mark Lundblad, David Weinberg, Don Parsons. Guests: Mel Edelblute.
Minutes for January 25 meeting were approved electronically. Treasurer’s Report was received. It was noted that a bill was presented for the purchase of 15 dozen sets of playing cards for the dealing machine in the amount of $600 less a 10 percent discount and shipping of $60. Sunshine/Membership had no report. Hospitality confirmed that the purchase of coffee and candy for the Nonlife Master Tournament May 17 and 18, 2014 will be paid for out of tournament fees received from attendees. The President reported that he will attend the District 21 meeting on March 8 in Burlingame, California.
1. Hotel rooms for Boomtown for the April Sectional
Don Parsons will discuss the issue of room rate with the marketing manager of Boomtown as they are not currently making a discounted rate for the April Showers Tournament available. A discussion was also had regarding which units should receive the flier for the event and it was decided to consult the ACBL.
2. Wrong location address on the May NLM flier
Corrections to the flier for the NLM Tournament were discussed and will be made by David.
Ann Little, editor for Unit 473’s monthly column in The Forum, advised that while she did submit an article last month’s edition, it did not appear as it should have. She has taken steps to ensure that will not happen next month.
Next Board Meeting: March 22, 2014