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Calumet Region Striders
Board of Directors Meeting
November 10, 2005

Location :† Omni 41 - Schererville, IN

In Attendance:

Cassandra RozyckiPresident
Michele HaleVice President
Cecilia BernalTreasurer
Mike WilsonWebmaster
Robin Benson-HarveyGold Cup Committee
Sue BrownPast President
Pat RhodesPast President

Members at Large:

Porter County Lake County LaPorte County Illinois
Misty Chandos
Tom Navarro
Lee Alvarez
Mary Zemansky

Guest: Rich Limacher, Vincent Salazar

Excused: Slager, Pawola, Klaeser, Lansdowne, Kovacs

Meeting called to order 7:05 PM by Cassandra.

Motion to approve October minutes as read by Navarro, 2nd Chandos. Passes.

President's Report:

  • OLD BUSINESS
    • Fall Frolic Reminders
      • 50/50
      • JC Awards
      • Newspaper
      • Strider wear
      • INSTEP
      • Reuse-A-Shoe
      • Safety Wear expense $308.50 ($10 w/shoe donation, $12 without)
      • GC Schedule
    • INSTEP
      • November distribution at Fall Frolic
      • Includes 2006 GC schedule
      • December distribution at will be distributed at Holiday Party (12/16)
      • Submissions due 12/9
      • Goal to send out 1,000 as a membership drive (requested submissions = full of member's input); list from RDís
      • Membership form (renewal/signup) on line will be delayed
      • Nomination form
      • Applications for February race(s)
      • Magnetic GC Calendar?
    • Marathon Recap: No parking passes remaining.
    • Bylaws: tabled
    • CD: cash in and reinvest $336.68 interest earned going to Scholarship Fund
    • Bill OE for memberships: $592.50 & get gift in return from "wish list"
  • NEW BUSINESS:
    • RRCA club packet due 12/20
    • Taxes completed and mailed
    • Purchased 50 vest/light combos for runner safety program
    • Convention Bid for 2007 - 50th anniv. Will investigate (Rozycki, Brown)
    • Nominations for RRCA 2005 Awards due 12/15

Vice President's Report:

  • PR article for RD meeting
  • Strider Survivor on 8/19 - Motion to make reservation for Griffith Park on Jan. 2 and requires $50 deposit by Chandos, 2nd Lansdowne

Treasurer's Report:

  • Total Members: 506
  • Total Households: 417
  • Funds
    • General $10,352.75
    • Jim Cox $1,440.49
    • Bob Stevens $1,756.86
    • Budget for 2006 to be discussed (Bernal, Rozycki)

Webmaster's Report:

  • Holidays now highlighted on calendar
  • 229 Other Races posted
  • Updated social information per events
  • Cal City results now correct

Gold Cup Committee:

  • Races
    • RD Reception 12/8 at 5:30 pm Woodhollow
      • Invites & RSVP report - none yet
      • Packets for RD's
      • Agenda for evening - will talk to Cary Pinkowski
    • GC Schedule
      • Mentors:
        • MidWinter Cruise - Pawola
        • Valentine - Stiles
        • Buckley - Chandos
        • Cal City - Brown
      • Sponsored Series update
      • Carey Pinkowski Guest Speaker - appearance by Board members mandatory
      • Long Distance Series Schedule discussion

Holiday Party:

  • Not present, but all ok per phone call

Banquet:

  • Invites - proof sent
  • Awards - same vendor as last year

Next meeting: Thursday December 10 at The Omni. Race Director's reception at 5:30 PM, meeting at 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:42 PM

Minutes submitted by: Cassandra Rozycki

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