Present: Cherri Ross, David Weinberg, Mark Lundblad, Cynthia Swezey, Richard Michelson, John Swanson, Dave Dickey, and Don Parsons, Cathy Johnson . Guests: Bob Garret, VP of District 21
Minutes for October 19, 2013 were approved by unanimous vote. Treasurer’s Report was received. Sunshine/Membership reported that cards were sent to Shirley Spencer and Jean Milner who have been ill. A card was sent to Jeannene Le Vitre whose mother passed away. The Unit had a transfer, Christel King, and re-instated members Carol and Phil Parish to its ranks. New members Susan Powell and Kathi Nelson were welcomed. Hospitality advised that the Christmas party will be on December 15 after the unit game that Sunday. The charge is $5 for ACBL members and $15 for guests. The event will be catered by The Macaroni Grill and that menu has been prominently posted at the bridge center. Tickets will be given to each paid participant and will be used to award door prizes. The President reported that a request for a charitable contribution was made by Marcia Barren on behalf of Care Chest of Sierra Nevada. That request will be passed along to Kathy Lane and Mel Edelblute.
1. Search for New Forum Reporter
A discussion followed which included the suggestion of using an editor to assemble relevant information each month that could be contributed by the general membership.
2. Bob Garret
The Vice President of District 21 was introduced. He is the Chair of the Nationals tournament to be held March 10 through 20, 2016 in Reno. A presentation followed advising the Board of some of the possibilities regarding location and tournament events and the need for chairs for the Information Desk and Tournament Program/Restaurant Guide.
Next Board Meeting: December 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.