Meghan Mullan, Lucky Marmon, Star Mitchel, Robin Richter, Bill Marmon, Jim Drew, David Winer, Sherry Fizdale, Ned Goddard, Gerry Barton, Jane Winer, Drew Walsh, Bill Eichbaum
President Bill Marmon called the meeting on the Island to order. The August, 2014 Minutes were approved unanimously.
Treasurer Ned Goddard said that
there were no new issues. Club bills were paid up to
date. Expenditures are slightly over budget. He
requested that heads of committees advise him of any
Captain Drew Walsh reported that he
picked up two maps that were left by the speaker from
the U.S. Geological Survey. He plans to frame and hang
them. USGS has delayed the installation of the measuring
devices proposed earlier to the club because of
budget considerations. To access these devices on
Rupertís, the GS staff also requires a rowboat. Drew
plans to replace the safety stations on the dock.
The Work Fest is Sunday, November 16.
Substitute Caretakerís Report
Jody and Bobby
Benjamin sent a report acknowledging the following
for their substitute caretaking: Debby and Bob Cooper,
Topaz Terry and Melanie Clark, Jody and Bobby
Benjamin, Meredith Griggs and Madeleine Carter
(Graham), Avi Garbow and Jack Sanders.
Nominating Committee Report
Bill Marmon reported
that the committee is well along in putting together a
slate of officers to serve next year. He hopes to have all
slots filled by the next meeting.
Lucky Marmon reminded everyone of
the up-and-coming Old Timers/Good Timers Potluck
to be held Wednesday, September. 24.
Wait list member Meghan Mullan came to the meeting to request permission for a camping party on the Island for two nights, October 3Ė4. Attendees passed a motion granting her request. She was urged to contact Jonathan Zimmerman to familiarize herself with the dos and doníts for camping parties on the Island.
The Sycamore Island Fall Dance is scheduled for
September 27 at 6:00 pm. Jane Winer, who is heading
up this event, requested volunteers to help with the
planning. Wait list member Robin Richter volunteered
to decorate the club. Lucky Marmon agreed to order
and pick up the pizzas and to go with Jane to Costco to
purchase cutlery and paper plates and napkins. Ned
Goddard, Tryon Wells, and Joe Hage are scheduled to
coordinate logistics with the band. B.G and The Mojos
Band, who play at Sala Thai and Glen Echo, will keep
us on our feet dancing. Everyone was encouraged to
bring ice, appetizers, desserts, or salad. Drew Walsh volunteered
to man the ferry.
During the entire meeting, attendees devoured fabulous
cookies baked by Jane Winer.
The next meeting will be held on the Island on Wednesday, October 8.
The meeting was adjourned.