HCBOA Minutes – Aug 8th @ Limestone Bay Yacht Club

Aug 9, 2023Meeting Minutes


XJanine McIntosh, PresidentXJackie Bearden, TreasurerXMike Isaac, Vice PresidentXLea Ann Rice, Secretary
XLaura Lucas, Social ChairmanX Rich Ammon, HistorianXKristen Gimbel, CommunicationsXMatt Coleman, (Matt Gimbel) Safety
 Ken McMillan, Sergeant of ArmsXGreg Platt, Sergeant of ArmsXDenise Bohn, CharityXTerri Kirchner, Charity

Meeting Notes:

  • Meeting started at  7:30   pm
  • Minutes accepted
    • 1st Motion –  Dave Metry
    • 2nd Motion  Donnie Rogers

Treasury Report

  • Accepted
    • 1st Motion – Rich             
    • 2nd Motion – Kristy
  • Social
    • Poker Run
      • Thank you everyone for helping at Poker Run, when Laura was injured
      • T-shirts – received couple comments people didn’t like them. Got to crunch time and had to take what we got.
      • Comments on payout, we should do more.
      • Maybe consider doing same price for everyone next year?
      • Laura wants to review some improvements with the board
    • Dingy Run
      • Cunningham’s wants us back for breakfast
      • Check website for Dingy Run information. It will be Aug 26
    • We have the Louisville Boat club for the Christmas party – 1st Sat in December
  • Safety
    • When you are cruisin on the river at night, how do you tell a barge? By the strobe light in the middle.
    • This was mandated from KofC pushing for a ruling back in the 1960s, wrote letter to Congress and got it approved
    • Would like to get something done for more lights on the barge – outboard nav lights for barge  to make more visible
    • Matt will draft letter to send to Congress– motion Mike –
    • Will do a petition at next meeting
    • Will sendout to all Facebook boater pages
  • Historian
    • Poker Run and Corn Roast, Rich uploaded pictures to his personal page and will have them uploaded to HCBOA. Look for richammon on Facebook
    • Working on Dingy run logo and next year’s poker run. They want parrot with drink in hand. 
  • Old Business
    • Rescued a 17 year old girl from river at poker run. Rescued half way across river, said her guardian was abusing her, boaters just saw her hand bobing and went to save her.
  • New Business
    • Next Meeting at Limestone on 9/11
    • Sandy – Trying to plan HCBOA trip, trying to keep trip to 3500-4000 for 2 with air and food, looking at prices now-Punta Cana, Maya Rivera and other places. Will be in Feb, need passport with expiration date 6 months past date of travel
  • Good and Welfare
    • No donation last month
    • Thank Mike L for keeping grass cut on 12 mile island. Asking for $1000 to donate to care for 12 mile. Approved
    • Also donated gas grill to river patrol. They were absolutely delighted.
    • Shirley Way’s donating $500
  • Janine thanked everyone for helping at Poker Run.
  • Split the pot:  Sold – $226   total , Winner-Gary           – $113
  • Meeting adjourned at 8:08  pm
    • 1st motion –
    • 2nd  motion –