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GMCC Monthly Meeting Minutes - January 2019
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Greater Moncton corvette Club
January 07, 2019
Lounsbury Meeting Room - 7 PM

Present: Roger and Angie Bourgeois, Dave and Louise Fyffe, Gary Gaskin, Charles Gould, Ed LeBlanc, Don and Debbie MacAulay, Wornick Price, Dwight and Libby Rayworth, Victor LeBlanc, Paul and Monique Girouard, Rick and Helen Estabrooks, DonBarrett, Eric LeBlanc, Wayne Coster, and Jim and Claudine Sullivan (22)

The first regular meeting of the 2019 season was called to order by the president who welcomed all those in attendance.  Roger thanked all the members who had worked together to produce an interesting and successful 2018 season including the executive members who have volunteered to act for the coming season.

Minutes of the December 2018 meeting were accepted as read

Continuing/Old Business:
a) We were happy to welcome Cindy Wilcox to both our December meeting and ourannual Christmas party.  It was noted that our election of officers did not follow a formal procedure.  For the last 27 years the executive has served on the basis of volunteers offering for the positions rather than from a formal election format.  Despite this informality our club is the envy of many others based on the number of member families and the smooth running of our operations.  The president’s preference would be to have a more robust nomination and election process but for the smooth transition from year to year this volunteer format seems to be working well.
b) The new executive for 2019 will be President – Roger Bourgeois; Vice-President – Angie Bourgeois; Events Co-Chairs – Angie Bourgeois and Paul Dunn; Treasurer – Wornick Price; Secretary – Louise Fyffe; and Communications – PaulDunn.  All members are thanked for serving in these roles and the membership is encouraged to help in whatever way is required in the year ahead.
c) The Christmas party was a great success socially and financially.  Thanks to Angie for organizing the meal and the hall items, to the Fyffe’s for support at the entrance table and the draw set ups, and to Paul Dunn for his excellent 2018 slide show.  Michel LeBlanc and his staff presented an excellent meal as usual.  Due to excellent prize support from our members and friends we raised $1,045 to be donated to a charity or charities of our choice to be decided at this meeting.

Financial Report:
Our account balance as of January 07, 2019 was $xxxxxx with deposits of $1,966.74 and withdrawals of $406.27 since our last meeting. (paper copy is attached)
MOTION:Acceptance of the financial report.
Moved: Rick Estabrooks     Seconded: Libby Rayworth     Approved
MOTION    Acceptance of bills for payment.  Motor Sports Hall of Fame membership --- $100
CCCC membership --- $500   Francois Gallant for web master honorarium --- $150
Moved: Angie Bourgeois   Seconded: Wornick Price    Approved

New Business:
a) Reminder that dues are increased to $30 commencing 2019.
b) Next Knights of Columbus breakfast will be January 20th at 9 AM with the initial 2019 planning meeting to follow.
c) Ed LeBlanc will book the Knights of Columbus for our Christmas party on Dec. 07, 2019.
d) Paul Dunn will be publishing a 2014 year book --- please contact him directly.
e) Regarding the charity funds raised at the Christmas party:
MOTION:The Christmas party funds will be allocated to YMCA Jean Irving Centre for $600 and New Brunswick Cystic Fibrosis Association for $400.
Moved: Victor LeBlanc   Seconded: Angie Bourgeois    Approved
f) Current paid memberships are now 70 families. 

The president has a supply of old stickers available to all members.

There being no further business the meeting was declared adjourned followed by the 50/50 draw for $22 won by Wornick Price.

PresidentRoger Bourgeois
SecretaryLouise Fyffe