Present: Margie Brennan, Eric Hill, Barb Maas, Carolyn Miller, Craig Nelsen, Bonni
Newton, Kate Reynolds, Penny Rittgers, Carolyn Sabroske, Gregg Walsh, Dee Wilson
Absent: Bill Wallace
Guests: Bill Long, Rich Newell
Minutes: Approved. Dee Wilson is still working on the Sheraton for 2019.
Treasurer’s Report: Accepted. Are we acknowledging donations? Mike Smith and
Nancy Wilson have specified the donations from their classes/book sales go to the
education fund. Paul Spong’s donations were not specified.
Education: Beginner, Play of the Hand, Conventions and Defense classes have been
scheduled. Classes on squeeze plays and thinking at bridge will be scheduled after the
CPR class is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan 16 at 7:00 pm. Directors and teachers will
attend. Those who would like to attend need to contact Carolyn Sabroske.
By-Laws Committee: Rich Newell will head up the committee to begin work in 2018.
Holiday Party: On schedule. Dee Wilson will direct.
Hawkeye Holiday Tournament: Gregg passed out the flyers. It will be announced
beginning the week before Christmas. A final decision on the Sunday food has not been
decided. Probably chili and/or a sandwich.
Postcard Proposal cards have been mailed.
I/N Regional, Iowa Gold: NLM, 750 - under, August 17-19.
Bidding Computers: 11 have been repaired at $40 per. Barb Maas has numbered the
computers, 1-11 are the repaired ones.
Unit Games: 24 in total. Need to be delegated at the beginning of the year. 10 to
Gregg and 10 to Dee. Add to next agenda.
Spring Festival: April 5-8, Lois Kriebs will chair. Linda Johnson will help.
Shared Expenses: In 2018 talk to Corporation to determine jointly sharing expenses
for the dealing machine repair and toner for the copy machine.
Election of Officers: Secretary - Barb Maas, Treasurer - Carolyn Miller. Tabled the
decision for president and vice-president.
Next Meeting: President and Vice-President will be determined on January 1, 2018 at
Prepared by Penny Rittgers