Minutes of the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Meeting held on April 26, 2019 at Chomo Vanderwert’s residence (basement).

Present: K. Bayney, C. Emery, Imdad Ali, S. Roberts, K. James, A. Kaul, D. Hakes, H. Peters, R. Kohanik, K. Jaikaransingh, N. Wilcox, C. Vanderwert, J. Marrast, O. Belle, M. Anderson

Late: M Daibee, S. Ruddarraju, M. Sylvester, A. Amsden, G. Budhoo, R. Ramrattan

Regrets: K. Tipples, J. Page, P. Munro-Smith

Absent: V. Shah, D. Bispham.

6:41 p.m. Meeting called to order by N. Wilcox-President.

6:42 p.m. Agenda was read and adopted. Imdad/David

6:43 p.m. Minutes of 2018 AGM were read and adopted.

Corrections and omission – R. Kohanik not K. Kohanik.

Matters arising: none.

Moved: Anil/Karl – adopted

6:47 p.m. Captain’s report:

Report attached which was previously sent. Hein read the highlights of his report. 2018 was a good season, we won some and lost a few. We won the important game which was the bragging bat.

Had trouble fielding a team some weeks.

Thanked everyone for their support and wished the new captain the best of luck.

Karran/ Sid – carried

6:50 p.m. Indoor Captain’s report: Report attached and previously sent out. Chomo thanked David for stepping in to fill the role of indoor captain. We were competitive in the six a side and had six wins and three losses.

Played the bragging bat and lost, however we were more competitive. Thanks all that participated in the games

Chris/Karl – carried

6:50 p.m. President’s remarks: Thanked the Executive, Captain, Vice Captain for the efficient running of the club.

Thanked the social committee for their hard work during the year

Thanked the hosts for their Wednesday night hosting, and the golf tournaments

Thanked Ray for his effort in organizing the curling

Thanked Jon for making the beer for the summer Wednesday night post game drinks and for organizing the England tour

Looking forward to summer

Motion – Keith / Joe Sylvester – carried

6:55 p.m. Treasurer’s report: A financial statement for the past fiscal year was presented.

Summer and indoor fees may be close to the same as last year – approximately $1,600.

Ray/Keith -Carried

Budget was presented. Andrew questioned why Vasu fees were shown as $100 if he now has a full time job. Vasu fees to be $150 if he plays this summer.

Phillip fees to be $150 if he plays this summer.

Changes made per discussion.

Keith/Sid – Carried

7:10 p.m. Social conveners’ report:

Attached, previously sent. Karl highlighted some items in the report:

Thanked Jon for the beer that he brewed for the club.

Special thanks to Chris and Chomo for hosting several events including the poker nights and AGM.

Great annual BBQ, well attended. The club is now in great financial health.

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. We made quite a profit from the beer sales

Upcoming year will need individuals to host post game activities. 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.

Budget for the social committee was presented. Beer prices will be $4.00 each for a small bottle and $8.00 for a large bottle. Karl indicated that the price had to be $4 as there was little profit per bottle.

$500 will be given from the Social funds for the England tour

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

7:23 p.m. Curling report.

Attached, previously sent. Ray give highlights of his report. Thanked the team members that played in the Bonspiel, Due to the small number of people that played in the tournament, we may have to look at entering the shorter version. Will make that decision closer to the tournament date.

We entered a team at Assiniboine CC and did well. Question if there will be sufficient interest in fielding a team next year. We did win a prize. Thanked all those who played.

7:25 p.m. Brew Master’s report:

Report attached and previously sent. Brewed several different types of beer last year. Will be doing so again this year. Made a tidy profit from last year’s sales. Will be gone for a few weeks this summer so the cub will be without my supplies.

7:26 p.m. Much needed beer and chips break

7:45 p.m. Election of Officers: R. Kohanik acted as R.O. All positions were filled by acclamation

President: Nigel Wilcox – Karl/Karran

Outdoor Captain: C. Vanderwert – outdoor – Karran/Sid

Outdoor V. Captain: Sid – Imdad/ Hein

Indoor Captain: Chomo – Sid/Keith

Indoor V. Captain: David – Imdad/Sid

Sec/Tres: K. Bayney – Joe/Andrew

Social conveners: Karl Jaikaransingh Keith/Joe

MCA rep: Keith James

Curling Rep: Ray Kohanik

Motion to pass, Karran/Keith T – carried.

7:50 p.m. Nomination for James A. Rose Trophy:

Nomination: Karran – Andrew/Sid

For fielding prowess. (must be noted that Karran declined the nomination but was disregarded by the membership)

Keith – Ray/Nigel

For his ballet on ice and breaking a few ribs during a curling game

Jon – Karran/Keith

For his brewing of beer

Andrew – Hein/ Anil

For his century in the park.

Winner Keith

8:00 p.m. New Business:

New members: None

Tour: Karran give update of tour. Final payment was made to Matt. Awaiting clothes order to arrive. Will need additional contribution from travelers to cover slight shortfall..

Curling: Ray will continue with curling

Other matters: Keith and Ray mentioned that they were administering a junior cricket program and was looking for donations from the club. After much discussion, it was agreed that the club will donate $100 to the two programs (50% each) and any other member that wished to contribute can do so through

the treasurer of the club. The name on the individual donor will be kept anonymous and the proceeds will be split evenly and distributed to each program unless the treasurer received specific directions to distribute the money. Only the president and the treasurer will have access to this information.

8:20 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Thanks to Karl and Ann for supplying the excellent Callao soup. Manny for bringing the fishcakes and Chomo for the fresh buns