February Minutes
ACBL UNIT 470
Minutes of February 20, 2011 Board of Directors Meeting

Members present: Muriel Stitt, Anne Niethammer, Bob McLaren, John Williams, Marty Leftik, Mary Phillips, Ann Bernson, Iris Chung and Bev Drill.

Excused: Laurie Carr

President Muriel Stitt called the meeting to order at 11:10 am at the Ala Wai. The minutes of the January 30, 2011 meeting were approved as amended and circulated.

TREASURER’S REPORT
The February 2010 through January 2011 Profit and Loss report shows net income of $8,924. The Balance Sheet of January 31, 2011 shows Total Checking/Savings of $20,042 plus other current assets of $2,366 for Total assets of $22,408. The total cash in  bank is $20,042; of this $5,223 is restricted, $4,970 will be reduced by the Sectional at Sea expenses, and $9,850 is available operating funds. Mary will consolidate the end of fiscal year report and have copies available at the annual meeting.

OLD BUSINESS
Sectional at Sea
Muriel reported The Second Annual Hawaii Sectional-At -Sea starting January 7- 14, 2012 is booked on NCL’s Pride of America and reservations are now available. Contact Marvie Kelly for reservations: marvie@hawaii.rr.com.

Annual Meeting:
The Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at the Pacific Beach Hotel. Currently, approximately 140 reservations have been received . Muriel will prepare the agenda, summarize the year’s activities and have flyers available for the 2012 Sectional at Sea. Anne N will be in charge of check-in. Marty, Gay and Iris will make a list of masterpoint race winners. Marty will handle the awards. Iris is in charge of the raffle. Karen Lanke will make up the boards. Ann B and Lily Johannessen have  coordinated the plans for section and table assignments which will be posted on a bulletin board. Registration starts at 10:30 followed by the meeting at 11:00. Lunch is at noon and the game is scheduled for 1:00.

Other Old Business:
Bob McLaren is investigating dealing machines – several options are now available including machines that generate random deals, read the face of standard playing cards, deal and generate hand records with analysis.

NEW BUSINESS
The board would like to thank Jo Ann Von Elsner for her years of serving on the Unit 470 board and for being our hospitality chair for many of the years she has been a Unit 470 member. Many thanks to you Jo Ann from the board and all Unit members who have enjoyed your wonderful lunches and snacks. John Williams, hospitality chair, will investigate and report back on options available for lunches and snacks for future games.

The next Board meeting will be held on April 3, 2011 at Straub Hospital cafeteria. Meetings will begin at ll:15 unless otherwise noted. The meeting was adjourned at 12:40pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Anne Niethammer, Secretary, February 26, 2011