Membership Meeting – February 2, 2009

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by VP/President Elect, Bill Hoffman.

Approximately 25 people attended.

Brief introductions were made.

Officer Reports:

  • VP/Elect, Bill Hoffman – nothing to report
  • Treasurer, Dave Leroy – discussed trip status – send your payments now
  • Program Coordinator, Tanya Richter, reports the next social is February 17 at TJ Rockwell’s in
    Elizabethtown. Next general meeting March 2 with speaker Cheryl Capitani discussing her volunteer medical mission to Ethiopia.
  • Newsletter Editor, Pete Oswald – Next deadline February 18.
  • Extended Trips, Sandy Stine – North Conway – Full, Lake Placid – full Laurentians – maybe can squeeze one more Inlet – full 13 signed up, 12 will go. Pulaski II – 15 signed up
  • Day Trips – Andrea Hospodar – Two remaining – Feb 22 Eagle’s Mere and Rick Begley’s open date trip Membership – no report
  • Secretary, Marilyn Grove – nothing to report
  • 2010 Banquet, Sandy Stine – working on finding a place to hold this event
  • Webmaster, Bill Stine – absent
  • Nominating Committee, Bill Stine – absent, but working on this.

Trip Leader Reports:

  • Turin: Jan 8 Joan Short reports great snow, good company, excellent food.
  • Laurel Highlands: Jan 16 Participant Bill Pickering reported the group skied Saturday and left in the
    rain on Sunday.
  • Morrisville, VT: Jan 16 Nan R reported the B&B was great. Wonderful skiing.
  • Pulaski, NY: Jan 22Bill H trip participant reported good snow first day, skied in Osceola 2nd day.
    Great trip.
  • Bennington, VT: Jan 27 nice trip. Stayed in motel and ate out. Should consider for next year.
  • Yellowstone: Still in progress
  • Highland Forest: Jan 29 – Windy trip, skied at Osceola.

EVENING PROGRAM: presented by Don Youngblood with great slides and interesting discussion of his adventures as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco.

Winner of the Wildware gift card – Nan Reisinger

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Marilyn S. Grove