APR 2016 CRCS CLUB MEETING MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by club President Ed Yeash at 7:00PM April 4, 2016, at Perkins Restaurant located at 1700 Trolley Rd Summerville, SC. 


There were 28 members in attendance. There was one new member, Bob Lanphear.  Board members present were: 

President: Ed Yeash 

Vice President: Richard Jackson 

Treasurer: Bob Mason 

Secretary: Richard Guthrie 

Safety Officer: Dave Brown 

Field Officer: Gerry Higdon 

Members at Large:  Roy Leopold, Bill Evans


MINUTES FROM THE LAST MEETING

Minutes from the last meeting were accepted as posted on the club website and as read by club Secretary Richard Guthrie. They are available for review HERE


TREASURERS REPORT

The treasurers report was read by Treasurer Bob Mason and accepted by members present.


FIELD MAINTENANCE REPORT

Field Marshall Gerry Higdon stated the rolling of the field was completed with the help of Dave Schonhut and his son. There is a noticeable improvement to the smoothness of the field. Pictures are on the club website.


SAFETY REPORT

Safety Officer Dave Brown noted that there are a lot of fly-ins coming up, be careful flying.  


TRAINING REPORT

James Parker is now fully qualified as a pilot.


OLD BUSINESS

  • The solar powered flagpole light was purchased and installed by Ed Yeash.
  • The STEM Boy Scouts will meet April 9th at Boone Hall with over 374 Scouts and adults.  Members from the club are needed to help out with the display we will have. There will be demo flights flown. 
  • The votes were counted for the revision to the by-laws and field rules.  There were 34 Yes votes and 1 No vote, so the new by-laws and field rules are in effect. 
  • There was a very nice thank you note from the wife of the late Mr. Austin, the owner of the lake where we fly thanking us for our donation to Mr. Austin’s charity. 
  • The club flying at the tractor pull last month was a success. The pictures are on the club web site. There will be another tractor pull in November. 
  • Concerning moving the gate, Dave Brown will set a date and email the members that are willing to help.


NEW BUSINESS

  • The dates for annual CRCS events:
    • CRCS Spring Picnic Lunch will be April 30th.
    • CRCS Breakfast at the field will be June 4th.
    • CRCS Float Fly will be June 11th.
  • A motion was made and seconded to have Richard Jackson, Bill Evans, and Larry Lamel made life-time members of the club.  The vote was unanimous. 


CRASH OF THE MONTH

Ed Yeash was voted crash of the month for his crash at the tractor pull and for his unusual looking  crash of his Spitfire at the field witnessed by James Parker and Richard Guthrie. 


SHOW AND TELL, 

An E-Flite electric field box was shown.


MEETING ADJOURNED

The meeting was adjourned at  07:50 PM.  The next meeting will be held on May 2, 2016 at Perkins Restaurant 1700 Trolley Rd  Summerville, SC at 7PM.

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