Nov 03

November 2005

Board Minutes November 3, 2005

In attendance: Pete Burkey, Jim Reier, Carson Mantooth, Mark Logsdon, Larry Logsdon

Treasurers Report: $ 399.65

Old Business:

  • Mark Logsdon will do a presentation regarding the Chinese space program for the November meeting.
  • December meeting Pete Burkey will do a short presentation on the Star Of Bethlehem. The annual club Christmas party will follow.
  • Feb and/or March, 2006 Park Township presentation. Jim Reier will contact Park Township.
  • ODC public star party was held Oct. 25th. Six members were in attendance with scopes.
  • Business cards have been printed and were given to Board members. Cards will be available for all members at the November meeting.

New Business:

Future meetings:

  • November Mark will cover status of the Chinese space program.
  • December Pete will do a short program on the Star of Bethlehem followed by the clubs Christmas party.

Carson will contact Herrick District Library to determine if subscription exists for Sky & Telescope as the subscriber. Carson will also check out a subscription to Night Sky.

Extensive discussion continued this month concerning gaining new members and retaining old members. The following will be done.

  • Pete Burkey contact members from 2004 membership list.
  • Conduct a clinic on telescope basics prior to the Christmas season. Session would be held at ODC. Mark Logsdon will contact ODC to determine if this is feasible.
  • Contact Riders Hobby Shop and invite them to the “telescope basics seminar. Pete Burkey will make this contact.

Respectfully submitted by Larry Logsdon