Unit 216 & Des Moines Area Bridge
April 25th, 2019 Minutes
Unit 216 Board Meeting

Unit 216 Board Meeting
April 25, 2019

Present:  Carolyn Sabroske, Carolyn Miller, Tom Olsson, Kate Reynolds, Gregg Walsh, Kristin Welter, Dee Wilson

Absent:  Sally Meixner, Barb Maas, Bonni Newton, Bill Wallace

President Carolyn Sabroske called the meeting to order. 

No formal Treasurer’s report was given.

Education:  Carolyn Sabroske presented the education report.  Multiple bridge courses for beginners offered by Paul Spong and Bonni Newton are ongoing. 

Regional:  Nancy is asking for volunteers to help with decorating and registration.

Spring Festival:  The report on the Spring Festival will be finalized when the amount of rent owed is determined.

Grand National Teams and Pairs:  Rich Newell and Gregg Walsh are co-chairs.

Medallion Party:  Will be on June 1, 2019, with lunch at 11:30 and play beginning at 12:30.  Sally Meixner is the chairperson.

NLM Sectional (aka “Stars of Tomorrow”):  Request for this to be held on August 17-18, 2019, has been submitted.

Changes for Sectionals:  The Board discussed various options as possible responses to the decline in attendance at Sectional events.  At this time, the Board voted not to make any changes.

Donations:  Donations intended for the Unit should be made to Hawkeye Bridge Association, Unit 216.

Mentoring Games:  Tom and Kate will help with organizing.

Tom moved to adjourn, Dee seconded.  Next meeting is June 3.                                                                

Prepared by Kate Reynolds