November 2017 Minutes


he meeting was called to order by President Mary Phillips at 11:15 AM at the Kilauea District Park. Present: Mary Phillips, Iris Chung, Judy Curry, Katie Fagan, Mary Farrell, Naomi Nortman, Ruth Tschumy. Excused: Paul Glaza, Lily Johannessen.

MINUTES. The Minutes of the June 25, 2017 meeting were approved and will be placed on the website.

TREASURER’S REPORT. Cash Balance: $15,435

TOURNAMENT CHAIR REPORT. Naomi submitted the Ala Wai Golf Course Club House Facility Use Request for January - June, 2018 which included Priority dates for our 2 Sectionals Honolulu (March) and Jim Hopkins (May). The facility awards are expected in mid or late November.

PUBLICITY CHAIR REPORT. The program for the Tom Lum Sectional ( November 17-19, 2017) has been approved by ACBL and will be distributed after the Aloha Sectional


A. Bridgemates will be used for Unit Club games and Sectionals.

B. Creation of Boards. Jim Keefe will make up the hands with the Dealing Machine.


A. Election Swiss Lunch: A private chef will be hired to prepare the Christmas Lunch.

B. New Board Member: Gay Yamagiwa has agreed to serve on the Board. She will work with Muriel Stitt on the NLM program.

C.Sectional Sunday Swiss for NLMs? Muriel will ask the NLMs if they would prefer a pairs game (current format) or Swiss game on Sunday.

D. Padded chairs for KDP. Iris will order 32 padded chairs ffrom Amazon.

E. Paul Glaza’s memo on Bridge Etiquette will be added to the October-November News and also placed on the website.

Next meeting date: October 1, 2017 . 11:30 AM at Kilauea District Park.

Respectfully submitted. Iris Chung, Secretary