Nov 2010

Mid-South Amateur Radio Association – Club Meeting Minutes November 18, 2010

Location: Tony Brignole's clubhouse at 2417 Lacosta Drive, Bartlett, TN 38134

Combination meeting, a gourmet fish fry, and mini hamfest with a silent auction.

Attendance: President Lance Morris (N4GMT), Vice-President Tony Brignole (WA4KHN),

Treasurer John Parish (KD4EUZ), Secretary John Cummings (N4BKN).

Open to all area hams. Attendance approx. 50.

Welcome: Business portion of meeting called to order by Lance at 7:00 p.m. amid the food, fun, and festivities.

Motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes from previous club meeting and Treasurer’s report. Motion seconded and accepted by attending membership.

Old business: Membership renewal forms available at sign-in desk. Please update your

information for the club roster and pay dues early to help spread them out.

New business: Introduction of nominees for new Officers and Board members.

Election by acclamation of slate of Officers and Board members for 2011.

President Tony Brignole WA4KHN Board members:

Vice-President Del Earnheart AJ4EM Lance Morris N4GMT

Treasurer John Parish KD4EUZ Frank McDowell KA4SJM

Secretary Linda Ware KJ4ELL Dennis Foster KJ4BDU

Announcements: Tony – It's not often that we're able to get all the gang together like this for having a good time, and would like to have a get-together like this every year.

Christmas party to be held on the regular meeting night at 6:30 p.m., December 16, 2010 at Coletta’s, Sign-up sheet for head count. Need prizes and gifts for party – not necessarily ham-related. Mark if for male or female only. Bring a gift for each person who attends. Families are welcome.

Dennis (KJ4BDU) still needs volunteers for the Bartlett Christmas Parade to be held on December 4, 2010. Contact: to help out and get all the info. The starting time has been moved up to 4:00 p.m.

FREEFEST will be donating to LeBonheur again this year. Will need some quality prizes to promote ticket sales. FREEFEST is Saturday April 9, 2011, same location:

Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road, Bartlett, TN 38134. (North side of Stage Road just west of Bartlett Blvd., behind the library).

The group signed Christmas cards to be sent to our Troops in Afghanistan.

Business portion of meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m. by Lance.

Respectfully submitted by Linda Ware (KJ4ELL)