Capital District Tenpin Bowling Association
45th Annual General Meeting – April 28th, 2002
Call to order – 9:44am
Attendance: Graham Ginsberg - Director
Maurice Viau - Director
Rheal Proulx - Director
Bill Munn – Director
Dave Wiskowski – Director
Pierre Gratton – Director
Gilles Valiquette – Director
Cameron Lyon – Director
Dan Proulx – Director
Bernie Leclair – League Delegate
John Fortin – League Delegate
Ed Zabarauskas – League Delegate
Rene Giroux – League Delegate
Real Lemay – League Delegate
Norman Schweitzer – League Delegate
Omer Labelle – League Delegate
Review of Agenda
Add Miles Farrell to new business.
Review of previous minutes
Motion to dispense with reading of previous minutes put forward by Gilles Valiquette – seconded by Rheal Proulx. All attending took a few minutes to read through minutes.
Report handed out and reviewed by Graham
Reviewed league listings, focusing on just ABC members. Actual count is 623 bowlers this year, down from 660 last year.
Reviewed letter from Bowling Headquarters.
Need to collect final averages of all leagues. Please pass onto Moe when ready.
Moe passed out the updated budget as of April 28th, 2002 – reviewed by all present.
Report handed out and reviewed by Bill.
Reviewed annual comparison. Recommended to change specialty awards to be awarded by a Director of the Association on the night received.
Report handed out and reviewed by Cameron
2001 Golf Tournament
Moe stated that the tournament was a success with 29 teams entered and gifts provided for all who attended.
2002 Golf Tournament
Bill advised that this year’s tournament should be just as good with as many teams as last year.
Pierre suggested that all in attendance go to CDTBA.com and try out the web site.
Cameron gave an overview of the night – it was at the Congress Centre on April 3rd, 2002 and everyone had a good time. The Outstanding Bowler of the Year went to Dave Wiskowski.
Life Membership Nomination
Graham presented Adolf Hilgendorf’s nomination – Nominated by Moe – voted and carried unanimously.
Dues are currently $18.00.
The budget for 2002-2003 was reviewed and Moe stated that unless dues were increased, the association would run into a deficit.
A motion was presented by Norm to raise fees to $20.00 – seconded by Dave Wiskowski
The motion was discussed by all present and a vote taken. Results:
Yes – 8 No – 6
Dues increase approved.
Miles Farrell passed away April 23rd, 2002. Bill suggested the association make a donation to the ICU department of the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Agreed by all present.
It was suggested to put a banner at the front door of McArthur Lanes advertising the association’s web site. Will be discussed at future meetings.
For new league executives, it was suggested that they consult the league secretary’s kit for contact with the association.
Election of Directors
Terms of office reviewed.
For next year, need 4 three year directors and 1 two year director
Nominations – Dave Wiskowski, Pierre Gratton, Norm Schweitzer, Rheal Lemay, John Fortin, Ed Zabarauskas, Bernie Leclair, Rene Giroux, Roger Sarrazin
Refused – Bernie Leclair, Rene Giroux, Roger Sarrazin
Stand – Dave Wiskowski, Pierre Gratton, Norm Schweitzer, Rheal Lemay, John Fortin, Ed Zabarauskas
Three Year Term – Dave Wiskowski, Pierre Gratton, Rheal Lemay, Norm Schweitzer
Two Year Term – John Fortin
Motion to adjourn put forward by Owen Labelle, seconded by Norm Schweitzer