January 2017 Minutes from Monthly Club Meeting

January 5, 2017

Minutes from Thursday Meeting for the Scubadillo Dive Club

 

7:30 pm Vic started the meeting with the introduction of Officers for 2017.

President - Vic Eizenga

Vice-President - Julie Garrison

Treasurer - Lily Mak

Secretary - Gena Richerson

Dive Coordinators - Mike Lindstrom and Larry Kouba

Social Directors - Martin Moulton and Mindy Fisher

 

Next, former President, David Prichard, gave a quick presentation on a club trip to St. Lucia on May 27 thru June 3, 2017. Cost is $2149 per diver based on double occupancy not including airfare. Contact David Prichard for more information.

 

This years scuba show, Our World Underwater Lone Star State Dive & Travel Expo, is January 28-29, 2017, in Frisco. Larry Kouba is coordinating volunteers to head the booth and help with introducing speakers.

 

Stephen Walker was out guest speaker from the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park and spoke about the aquarium, it’s history and volunteer programs. Stephen answered questions for 10 minutes after the presentation.

 

A ten ­­minute break was taken.

 

After the break, Steve Ogden talked about the San Marcus River Cleanup Dive with the Diving Rebels of Arlington, January 21-22, and the Arctic Dive February 25-26 at Lake Murray.

 

No Happy Hour this month because of the Dive Show this month.

 

We had our Raffle drawing for prizes. 4 travel bags with goodies, a mesh bag, Mares hat, Dan Dive Notes and a wet suit were given away.

 

Then we had a couple other announcements, someone had a BC for sale and Brady from Adventure Scuba talked about a “Travel Party” that they are having January 21 to promote their travel and they are also working with NOAA on a Lionfish Program with a trip to the Flower Gardens.

 

9pm Vic ended the meeting.