Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

Meeting held on April 27, 2018 at Chomo Vanderwert’s residence (basement).

Present: Hakes, D. Wilcox, N. Vanderwert, C. Peters, H. Page, J. Sylvester, E. Tipples, K. Bayney, K. Kohanik, R. Daibee, M (late). Jaikaransingh, K. James, K (late), Amsden, A (late), Ruddarraju, S

Apologies: P. Munro-Smith (NZ) Roberts, S (NZ). Kaul, A, Emery, C (BC), Ramchandra, K (T&T), Belle, O, Alli, I (US)

Absent: Ramrattan, R. Shah, V, Budhoo, G, Anderson, M

6:40 p.m. Meeting called to order by N. Wilcox-President.

6:41 p.m. Agenda was read and adopted. Karl/ Jon

6:42 p.m. Minutes of 2017 AGM were read and adopted.

Corrections and omission – none.

Matters arising: none.

Moved: Karl/Jon/Joe. adopted

6:43 p.m. Captain’s report:

As per the speech made at the annual BBQ. 2017 was a good season, we won some and lost a few.

Won more toss than lost

Negative – not much

I put out the mat once this year, there were no rain out last year

We won the bragging bat.

As Taverners get more mature, they seem to delegate more responsibilities and functions i.e. fielding, batting, putting out mats .

We did not have a problem putting out a full team last year.

Karl stated that he was available many Wednesday evenings, but was not selected. (no comments from the peanut gallery)

All members must be at the park no matter what, rain of shine. Members are reminded to be there to put out matting, boundary markers etc. should be there at least 15 minutes before the start of the game which is 6:00 p.m.

Thanks to all for being there throughout the season.

6:45 p.m. Indoor Captain’s report: Chomo thanked David for stepping in to fill the role of indoor captain. We made the playoff again this year. We were competitive in the six a side. we had three wins and five losses.

Played the bragging bat and lost, however we were more competitive (wasn’t Chomo here for those game also)

We went to Brandon, it was a great outing, we lost both games but Vasu won the batting trophy.

Martin//Karl – carried

6:46 p.m. President’s remarks: We had a very good year as a club. Thanked the Executive for the assistance in the smooth functioning of the club. Thanked both Captains for their effort.

As before, we have a wide range of activities. Since the F$&H is no longer operational, we have managed to visit several other establishments (micro breweries, and pubs – brewery tours). These were well attended.

We as a club golf, curl, play cricket, BBQ, have poker nights, quiz night, and all the other activities the team participates in. Thanks to Ray for organizing the team’s foray into league curling and to Keith for organizing the MCA bonspiel.

looking forward to the tour of England. Thanks to Jon, Karran and Ray for organizing and managing the England tour.

Motion – Keith / Joe Sylvester – carried

6:48 p.m. Treasurer’s report: A financial statement for the past fiscal year was presented.

Request for Karran to provide a breakdown of the membership financial balance at the end of the year. Information to be sent to Nigel and Karl.

Summer and indoor fees are the same as last year – approximately $1,600.


Budget was presented and accepted. Carried

6:59 p.m. Social conveners’ report:

Excellent past year, Chomo stepped in to host the annual BBQ. much appreciation. Due to the inclement weather, the BBQ was held indoors.

Thanks to all that hosted and helped with the summer and winter activities, golfing, curling and hosting after the games.

Support for after game was a great success.

Upcoming year will need individuals to host post game activities. Will host once weather gets warmer as my second level is currently occupied.

The Grumpy made money last year. The Larry Unrau was well attended, this was paid for by the club.

We have reduced the cost of the annual BBQ, we however did have pork shoulder, steak and fish last year. Thanks to the beer mister.

Curling team had the entry fee returned as a result of them making the playoff due to their opponents defaulting.

Budget for the social committee was presented. Beer prices will be $4.00 each. Karl indicated that the price had to be $4 as there was little profit per bottle.

Motion for the treasurer report be adopted – Keith/Many. Carried

7:06 p.m. No refreshment break as everyone wanted the meeting over with so that they could watch the Jets play Nashville in their first game of the second round playoffs.

7:07 p.m. Curling report.

The team had a successful year playing at the St. Vital CC, we won the group stage in the first round and was promoted up to the next group. We fielded a team each week.

Participation in the MCA was a great success, we won back our entry fees.

For the 2018 season, we will be playing at 4:30 p.m. at the Assiniboine CC. Hopefully we can get some coaching to improve our game.

7:12 p.m. Brew Master’s report:

Made a whole bunch of beer and ale, Will continue to make more. Have a good supply for the summer.

Had a tragic end to my summer last year, I ran out of beer and had to buy.

7:15 p.m. Election of Officers: J. Page acted as R.O. All positions were filled by acclamation

President: Nigel Wilcox – Karl/Andrew

Outdoor Captain: H. Peters – outdoor – Karl/Karran

Outdoor V. Captain: Sid – K.J./David

Indoor Captain: Chomo – Sudarshan/Martin

Indoor V. Captain: David – Karran/Sudarshan

Sec/Tres: K. Bayney – Jon/Nigel

Social conveners: Karl Jaikaransingh/ Martin (alternate twins) Karran/Nigel

MCA rep: Keith James

Curling Rep: Ray Kohanik

Motion to pass, Karran/Keith T – carried.

7:20 p.m. Nomination for James A. Rose Trophy:

Nomination: Chomo – Karran/Jon

For maintaining the website

Sudarshan/Vasu – Nigel/Jon

For having strawberry milkshake at the Taverner’s outing in Brandon

Winner Chomo

7:25 p.m. New Business:

New members: Joe Marrast

Kris Ramchandra

Bobby Jaikaran

Long term award: Chris Emery for his contribution to the team.

Ashes game to be held in the winter

Dakota cricket going well, thanks to Taverners for starting it.

7:40 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Thanks to Karl and Ann for supplying the excellent Callao soup.