November 2015 Minutes


The meeting was called to order by President Bob McLaren at 11:00 A.M. at the Community Church of Honolulu

Present: Bob McLaren, Iris Chung, Bev Drill, Katie Fagan, Mary Farrell, Lily Johannessen, Naomi Nortman, Mary Phillips. Excused: Bill Pearman. This special meeting was called to discuss finances and a new location for unit games.

Finances: Treasurer Mary Phillips led a detailed discussion of the Unit’s finances, present and estimated future. The Board agreed to the following game entry fees: 1. $8 for the Unit games currently held on either Saturday or Sunday. 2. $10 for Sectional Games. The Friday A.M. Stratified Swiss will continue to be a Grass Roots game providing Regionally rated points and the entry fee will be $40/team. The Unit will absorb the District 20 fees. The 0-100 players who participate in the Saturday Stratified Pairs will pay an entry fee of $16/pair and will be eligible for a discounted entry fee of $10 for the Sunday Stratiflighted Swiss.

Location: Naomi, Mary F., Wally Young, Bob and Iris will meet with the director of the Kilauea District Park to view the facility and determine its feasibility as a site for the Unit Games. NEW BUSINESS: Katie will assume Bev’s duties regarding the ordering of our game supplies. The Sunday Swiss at the Honolulu Sectional will be: The Patsy Lum Stratiflighted Swiss. The Jim Bishop game will be held on December 27 as part of the NLM section of the Club Championships.

Next Meeting: January, TBA.