November 2011 Newsletter

Leavenworth Bass Club

Newsletter and General Membership Meeting Minutes
November 7th, 2011
The next monthly Club meeting is on Monday  December 5th  2011, at the Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club. The grills will be ready at 6:00 PM for you to cook your steaks, hamburgers or whatever you want to bring. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM.  Announcement: Just a reminder that our website is out there for all members to use, so get out there and check it out.  If you have anything that you would like to see on the website, please let Travis know.  The website is located at the following address: http://theleavenworthbassclub.org/.
Welcome new officers and thank you for donating your time.  Be sure to support your officers the best way you can.  For those who have not been officers please thinking about volunteering in the future.
For all of you that missed the November meeting, you missed a chance to win a free entry into a 2012 season tournament.  Just remember, you cannot affect any club decisions or win a free entry into a tournament, if you do not show up for the meetings! Be sure to attend the December meeting where we will be voting on “Sportsman of the Year”. Come early and join us around the bar.
The November 7th 2011 General Membership Meeting Minutes follows:
WELCOME
The Leavenworth Bass Club held its regular monthly meeting on November 7th at the Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Clubhouse.  There were 16 members present. The president called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Secretary’s Report: The secretary informed everyone that the minutes for the November 2011 general membership meeting were e-mailed to all members that have e-mail and were posted to the club website. The minutes from the September 2011 general membership meeting were approved as written.
Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer reported a beginning balance of $$4,366.24 and a current balance of $3015.24 with expenditures of $1351 and deposits of 0. The Treasurer reported a beginning balance of $10665.30 in the Fishing for Freedom account with a current balance of $3872.12.
Conservation Committee: No Report
Youth Committee: The club is thinking of having a Junior Tournament on May 6th at Mozingo with Northwest Missouri State.
Banquet Committee: Bill has received confirmation from BassPro in donating hoodies to the club. The banquet is currently set for Jan. 21st 2012.
Webmaster: Classic pictures have been uploaded. Travis asked for articles and or other content to post. Also asked for members to start using the forum again
Vice President’s report: Schooner Creek cookout on Saturday at the Table Rock tournament.
President’s Report: no report
OLD BUSINESS
Fishing for Freedom: The club has voted to be the host for Fishing For Freedom next year.
NEW BUSINESS
New Members: none present
Tournament Director’s Report: A tentative tournament schedule was discussed.  Ray is ironing out a few details and the final schedule should be out soon.  There was a vote to eliminate the 8 foot fishing pole rule, which passed.
2012 club officer’s elections:
President: Mike Brooks
Vice president: Bill Horvath
Secretary: Travis Perret
Treasurer: Ken Hackworth
Webmaster: Travis Perret
Tournament director: Ray Hillebrand
Youth Director: Bill Horvath
Members-at-large: Rodney Bledsoe and Ray Cates
Congratulate our 2012 club officers and thank the outgoing 2011 officers and your next opportunity.
Free Tournament Entry: Larry Stoafer was the lucky winner (again) of one free tournament entry to be used in the 2012 season.
There being no further official business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 PM.

SUBMITTED BY:
APPROVED BY:
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Travis Perret
Mike Brooks
Secretary
President

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