April 3, 2014
Hughenden Minor Hockey Association Spring General Meeting
Rick called the meeting to order at 7:44 PM.
This meeting followed the annual appreciation evening.
In attendance: Rick Sather, Mark Almberg, Quinton Motley, Doug Dambrowsky, Jennifer Johnson, Gary Morrison, Susan Campbell
Discussion occurred over planning for next year. Rick wanted to have directors in place so that he had contacts as the new season got closer. Essentially everyone who is currently a director advanced a year’s age group.
Mark Almberg reported that he never submitted receipts for the coaching clinic he took and to consider it as a donation.
Susan Campbell gave details about the upcoming casino fundraiser. She reported that it is necessary to open a bank account strictly for casino funds & transactions, completely separate from the regular account. Doug made a motion to open this account. Gary seconded. Carried. Susan stated that there would be two signing authorities required for transactions, the same as the current bank account – president and treasurer. Over the evening, 8 names were submitted as volunteers. (Bobbi Lonsdale, Jessica Hope, Charlotte Almberg, Jennifer Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Dambrowsky, Gary Morrison (maybe), Susan Campbell).
Jennifer Johnson reported that there is a way to issue the hockey receipts from the Hockey Alberta site that she completes for registering players and teams. Susan and Jennifer will work on this together.
Discussion occurred pertaining to hockey associations. It was stated that there is a desire to get out of NEAHL and perhaps consider going west. Information about a possible West league will be investigated later this summer.
Gibsons energy provided a $7500 donation to put towards the new score clock.
Ideas were discussed about putting up banners and they are important to show community pride.
Rick is going to year end NEAHL meeting this upcoming Saturday. He will take a cheque to pay the fine imposed upon the bantams.
Meeting was adjourned by Rick at 8:55 PM