November 2018

Meeting Bullets:
  The meeting convened at 7:00 pm.  Reading of the minutes and Treasurer's report followed.
  Joe McIntosh gave an update on the club name change and 501C3 application.  The name change is official.  The rest is still in progress.
  President Thomas reported success at the Jamboree on the Air in Silverhill and thanked all who helped set up and work with the local scouts.
  Joel Emmett talked about Parks on the Air and noted there were several local areas that qualify.  For more information on POTA visit: and
  Club elections were held for 2019 Officers.  Changes include Rich Lee as Treasurer and Joel Emmett as Director.  Since past President Lee is now Treasurer a new position on the board will be open and decided in January.  This is an unusual situation not covered in the club bylaws.
  Ray Sturch provided details on the Christmas Party to be held Dec. 20th at the Lake Forrest Yacht Club.  The price will be $15.95 plus tax and tip.  Members and spouses should arrive around 3:00 PM.  There will be a voluntary "White Elephant/Dirty Santa" style gift exchange.  Those who want to participate should bring a gift valued at around $10.00. CLICK HERE to download the flyer.

Other News:        
     VE coordinator Rich Lee reported a good testing session with 3 applicants passing the Tech exam with and one of those went on to pass the General exam.  Another applicant earned his Extra class ticket!  Rich thanked the 4 volunteer examiners which conducted to tests.

     The Baldwin County Emergency Operation Center is conducting upcoming ICS and SkyWarn classes.  I have placed three flyers provided by emergency coordinator Ray Sturch on the website in .pdf format.  ICS300  ICS400  SkyWarn

 We had a heavily attended late Autumn meeting and elected a nice slate of officers for 2019.  Here's wishing all a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season!


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