After a hearty breakfast, the meeting began at 9:00 am with Larry recognizing any new members and guests. Each person gave us a brief introduction about themselves.
Secretary, Joe Manjoine, read the minutes from our last meeting and the minutes were approved. Chris Lyndrup, gave the treasurers report and Jim B. reported on our current membership which stands at 81 total members. Jim reported that members may begin paying their 2016 membership dues and that all monies should be collected by the March 2, 2016 business meeting. Any member not paid in full will be dropped form the roster and access to the “members only” section of the website will be denied.
Larry outlined the upcoming evening programs and upcoming Fresh & Salt Water Fishing & Field Trips. Detailed information and registration can be found on the website blog.
We talked about the Villages Expo ( need volunteers) and the Club picnic at the end of March at Wooten Park and the importance of registering for the event.
We formed two sub-groups of the Club. Those being the TCFF Boat Buddies Group and the TCFF Thursday Kayak Group. Look for more information on the website in the weeks to come.
Since no one expressed and interest to join the Board of Directors or challenge the current Officers, Doug motioned ther floor current Officers & committee chair were re-elected for 2016-2017. This was approved by the members preesent. They are as follows:
Larry Nazzaro- President
Bob Heinbach- Vice President
Joe Manjoine- Secretary
Chris Lyndrup- Treasurer
Jim Bellinghieri- Membership Chair
Trip Coordinators- Doug Dombek, Jim Bellinghieri, Larry Nazzaro & Bob Heinbach
Club Sales- Robert Colescott, Bob Levin & Lou Thomas
The 50/50 drawing was held and meeting was adjourned followed by casting out on the lawn.