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John Gardner Chapter: February 2007 Meeting Minutes

The John Gardner Chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association.

Minutes for the February 4, 2007 membership meeting of the John Gardner Chapter of the TSCA.

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Behney in the Community Boathouse on the UConn Avery Point Campus at 1:40.

Five members and officers were in attendance.

A motion was proposed, seconded and passed to accept the Secretary’s Report from the December meeting, as distributed.

Treasure’s Reports for the month of January submitted by Russ Smith and accepted by a motion which was proposed and seconded. The following is a summary:

Balance From January 4722.39

December Expenses 0
December Income 0

Balances for February 4722.39

Old Business:

Boathouse upkeep and Activities:

The new door for the boathouse has been delivered and is awaiting installation.

Swampscott Dory repairs are coming along. A new transom is installed. (Chuck)

One of the Clark Lane Dories has been repaired and repainted. (group effort)

21’ double frames have been laid out and are ready to be cut. Construction of the stitch and tape double will progress during February. (Bill)

Hollow Mast is assembled and being faired (George & Andy)

The John Gardner gig has been repaired and repainted has been moved back outside. Thanks to all who helped with this effort.

Dues are payable. We are attempting to update our mailing list. Please include your home address, email address and phone number with your check in the amount of $15.00 made out to JGTSCA. Kindly use the following mailing address:

John Gardner Chapter: TSCA
University of Connecticut - Avery Point Campus
1084 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340

On the water:

A chapter row had been scheduled for this morning but was cancelled due to extreme cold and high winds..

Next month we will again attempt a row on the morning of the monthly meeting, March 4. Details to follow via email.

The Hull Lifesaving Museum’s SNOW ROW will be held the morning of March 10. Interested members should contact Bill Armitage who will coordinate the trip.

Pending Activity:

Our new trailer has yet to be purchased – Russ is taking care of this.

No new information on insurance.

New Business:

IMPORTANT ----- Will the member who took the new Stationary Disk/Belt Sander home to assemble it, please leave a note in the shop when you expect to return the machine.

Next meeting is scheduled for Sunday March 4, 2007 at 1:30 in the Avery Point Boathouse. Arrangement for the trip to Hull, MA for the Snow Row will be finalized at that time.

Motion to Adjourn at 2:10.

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