Meeting Minutes, July 11, 2017

As noted below, the August 8th meeting has been cancelled. Hope to see you in September.


Flying FOOLZ Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2017 at Coyote Rojo


Attendees: Steve Flynn, Karen (Peaches) Jones, Curt Morehouse & Deb Beach, Bill & Karen Sharpe, Jan & Gary Emrick, Jim & Pat Connell, Roger Evans, and Steve Bensinger & Sue Vartanian


Meeting called to order 7:35pm.

May Minutes approved as written. (June meeting did not have quorum.)

Treasurer Report  Vic Chewning (via e-mail)

  • The club assets are now $15,263.60
  • $11,829.01 is designated for scholarships
    • $5233.90 committed for scholarships this year
      • Rusty Swartzfager for an advanced rating scholarship (Instrument) in the amount of $2,748.90 (33% of $8,330) to be applied toward an instrument rating.
      • Michael Jenkins for an advanced rating scholarship (Instrument) in the amount of $2,475 (33% of $7,500) to be applied toward an instrument rating.
    • $6605.11 available for future scholarships
      • added $57.58 from Pampered Chef fund-raiser in May
  • $3351.59 is for operating expenses
    • Reimbursed Peaches for March Fly-in expense (original check was lost)
    • Renewed domain name for FOOLZ website

Old business:

  • None

New Business/Announcements

  • Discussed how to let scholarship winners know how to request their designated scholarship money (for their instructors). Asked Scholarship Committee chairwoman Deb to call a meeting and have the committee put something in writing that can be sent to each scholar. 
  • Upcoming fly-ins:
    • Triple Tree (www.tripletreeaerodrome.com) October 6-10, 2017
    • Triple Tree (Woodruff SC) is also hosting a Total Solar Eclipse Fly-in on Monday, August 21st. (Total eclipse starts about 2:30pm.) See website above for details.
  • CANCELLED August Meeting
    • Since many board members will not be able to attend on August 9th, we decided to cancel the August meeting (scheduled for Beef O’Brady’s).

Meeting adjourned 7:52 pm.

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12th 7pm at Coyote Rojo.

Future Fly-Ins (from FlyingFOOLZ.org website with calendar):

  • October 28, 2017 8:30-10:30am at Flying W Air Ranch (9FL1)
  • January 27, 2018 8:30-10:30am at Flying W Air Ranch (9FL1)
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