John Gardner Chapter: October 2010 Meeting Minutes
President John Hacunda called the meeting to order at 1:30pm
October 3, 2010.
Introduction of members and guests:
John Hacunda (pres.), John Symons (vice pres.), Bill Armitage
(treas.), Phil Behney (sec.), Sandy D’Esopo, Rob Pittaway,
Andy Strode, George Spragg, and Genevieve Favre.
Minutes from September 12, 2010 were approved as distributed.
Treasurer’s report was read by Bill Armitage (balance
of 2,496.31) and approved by the membership.
John Hacunda has posted the sale of the “Macgregor”
Canoe on our web site. Phil Behney and Bill Armitage have
sent an ad to “MAIB” along with a subscription
to the magazine for the club.
John Symons’ 1942 “Thompson” is progressing
Discussion concerning the restoration of the “Chaisson”
Nominations: John nominated Rob Pittaway for the opening
of vice president.
The proposed project regarding the integration of boat building
classes with UConn's American Studies and Maritime studies
was discussed and volunteers sought. Bill Armitage has offered
to consider volunteering his time and expertise and suggested
a meeting with interested parties be set up. Several members
offered their support to Bill.
Dues will be collected beginning next meeting and on to January.
Upcoming “Remote” Meetings
November 6th JGTSCA Monthly Meeting at 1:30, McClave, Philbrick
& Giblin (MP&G) boatyard in Mystic, CT with tour of
Amorita, hosted by Bruce Cresser.
Dec 5th JGTSCA Monthly Meeting at 1:30, Custom House Maritime
Museum, New London, CT with a presentation of Currach films
and refreshments hosted by Rob Pittaway
October 2- Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, St. Michaels,
MD - Event details
October 4- 7-8:00 pm, Sea Scouts Open House – New Member
Night, at the Submarine Veterans Hall, 40 School Street, Groton,
October 23- 10:30am, Head of the Weir River Race, Hull, MA
- Race details
October 24- 12:30pm, The Merrimack River Rowing Race - Fall
Classic, Amesbury, MA Limited to Dories, Skiffs & Traditional
wooden boats - Race details
Motion was made and seconded to adjourn at 2:15pm