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2018 April Minutes

by SC Secretary: JR Kasper

Posted on 4/3/2018

Sporting Chance Minutes
04/03/18

GENERAL BUSINESS:
Attendance: Erich K., Bryan H, Sue C., Lexi K., Nathan, Elaine M., Ray B., Loren, and Jim & Matt G.

Review Minutes: March 6th minutes were reviewed Loren made motion to accept minutes as is and
Nathen second motion…motion passed

Review Treasures Report: Erich K. updated members present on balance in checking account and amount in CD's as of the 3rd of April Matt G. made a motion to accept treasurer's report as is and Jim G second motion…motion passed.

OLD BUSINESS:
Suppressor: picked up at Tribune Sports Show on the 17th of February. Also purchased Benelli adaptor chokes $331.70 (3 choke pack: full, modified, & improved cylinder)
took shotgun out and tested on 03/17/18…everything functioned as expected
JR obtained list of officers and has submitted paperwork to have officers, Ray, Stan, and Lance added to SC Trust.
Tonya, Stan, & Lance not present to verify name

Mercy Box SC was selected for month of April. SC was promoted on TV & Radio March 1st & 2nd
TV & Radio: on the Big Rig morning show on 03/23/18, made video clip that will appear on Mercy Box website and TV.
03/30/18 - Posted video clip on FB
Patronize Businesses: Visit businesses that are supporting Mercy Box and collecting items for SC this month. www.mercybox.com

Spring Turkey: deadline for applying is February 14th. The spring turkey season opens April 14 and continues through May 20
Matt G. is going hunting with Ray B.

Reel and Rec Tournament: 05/19/18, contact person is Morgan Russell 701-880-0223. Clean fish for AGFE
First flight in at 3:00 PM, we will want to be at Graner Bottoms and setup by 2:00 PM.
Volunteer: JR, Nathan & Lexie, Lance, Sarah, Scott W., Scott K., Dwight M., & Erich…Kurt will provide ATV and transport fish from weigh in station to cleaning station
NDGF: contacted for fish transport permit
NDGF Policy: The policy has changed for the fish transport permit. The NDGF is in need of names of volunteers helping with event this year. They want a list of people involved in cleaning of the fish, Janice from NDGF is going to visit with director to see if we can be waived from this. If not we will need to provide a list of individuals for permit.
Permit issued and letters mailed to JR & Erich

Fundraiser Ideas:
Gun Raffle - discuss at next meeting when Bryan present. Would like to have raffle in place with tickets by May 19th of Reel and Rec tournament.
Raffle Tickets: JR contacted Image Printing and they are willing to print 800 raffle tickets for SC, waiting on permit number
Permit: requested on 03/28/18
Guns: 10 guns purchased from H&H ($5067.27) on 03/28/18
Rug SR22 22LR Black
Ber PX4 Storm Compact 9mm
Canik TP9 SFX 9mm 20rd
TriStar Viper G2 Silver 12ga
TriStar Setter 20ga 26" 3"
Rug American Pred 6.5 Creed SS
Howa Lightning 30-06
Sav Thumbhole 17HMR
Save BRJ 17HMR fluted
APF Alpha Carbine 223 Wylde
Pizza Ranch: JR talked to Kyle. Fund raiser is done over the school year, and this spring is full. We need to pick up application to fill out and turn in. They will contact this fall to arrange a date. Event would be SC volunteers would help serve, wash dishes, and clean tables one evening during supper rush. SC would then receive a portion of the proceeds for helping. Use it as lead in to B2PH this fall, with money raised used for event to help offset costs.
04/03/18: May not have enough volunteers
Sidewalk Sale at Sam's Club: Jim offered to smoke pork butts and serve as meal at Sam's Club

Escape To The Lake: June 16th at Nelson Lake

AGFE: set for 06/09/18
Graner Bottoms - reserve shelter and camping spots on 03/15/18…called and Mandan Moose had already reserved shelter #1 for 06/02/18. JR called and visited with Morton County Park Board director, Tim, and we have secured shelter #1 for the first weekend in June for as long as SC would like it going forward. We will need to contact the Morton County Park Board in January to inform them of our intention of using it for the year.
Walleye Wizards - JR contacted Mike Klug and they are willing to help with event again this year.
Camping - Who is camping:
SC Camper
Damien, Elaine, & Dan M.
JR
Scott K.
Mitch & Angela W. (JR contacted them and they would like first spot by river)
Chris S. (friend of JR volunteering along with Century Boys Soccer)
Ray Sr.
Ray Jr.
Erich
NDGF: contacted for group fishing license go for June 7th thru June 10th.
Posters: posters have been printed and are available for distribution
Donation Letters: Letters have been written. Need volunteer to go around to businesses to submit and fill out donation request application
Kupper Chevrolet: Okay to use pickup
Dan's Super Market: $100 gift card
Volunteers:
Morman Church: Ray contact Chris Chase to see if church youth group would be willing to help
Cook: Ray contacting Craig, Chris, & Dean to cook fish at AGFE
Surprise Church/Mercy Box: four volunteers committed to help
Boaters:
Paul Keen
Kelly Dollinger
Scott Kaylor
Walleye Wizards
SC Pontoon (Ray Operate)

Shelter at Center: Posts still need to be painted or covered and landscaping completed…tabled until April 2015. Bryan will coordinate with Barry to landscape area around shelter and paint/cover posts.
07/07/15 Update from Bryan H. … no action taken. Bryan H. will contact Barry about possibly scheduling equipment and volunteer work during member campout in August.
04/05/16: Tabled until May
05/03/16: Tabled until June
06/07/16: Tabled until August
08/02/16: Do work at member campout? Member campout cancelled
09/06/16: 23 posts - 4-1/2" in diameter, lengths vary…create cover post at 48"… Table until June 2017 since work did not get done with member campout being cancelled. Work day has been set for 06/10/17 to finish stop barriers, landscape, and clean shelter for Escape To Lake.
04/04/17: Need to change work day as the original work day now coincides with the AGFE. No work day set, possible work day suggested 06/03/17
05/02/17: Work day set for 05/09/17. Scott W. volunteered to pick up necessary supplies. He has a connection with Midwest Plumbing
06/06/17: No work day planned…possibly at member campout. JR is going to check on pricing for 5" pipe & caps
06/27/17: JR called Western Steele and Plumbing. They carry 5" pipe. The cost of the pipe is $3.41 per foot, and $13.70 per cap. The approximate cost to cover pipe with PVC and cap will be $700.00. We are short $300.00.
08/01/17: JR led discussion regarding existing products purchased for shelter and what to do with them. A recommendation was made to take back all purchased items before 90 day window is up and we can only get store credit. If we are to proceed with PVC covering move forward with the 5" pipe found at Western Steele and Plumbing. Sue made motion to take back items and Stan seconded motion…motion passed
08/05/17: UPDATE…missed getting refund applied to credit card by one day. We now have a store credit at Menards for $344.87
09/05/17: Discussion held to increase budget to $1000.00 in 2018, and table work until April 2018 and schedule work day at that time. Ray made motion to add $1000.00 to 2018 budget and table work day until April 2018, Bryan seconded motion…motion passed
04/03/18: Need to set a work date to complete work at Shelter in Center or remove from agenda
decided at meeting to paint posts instead of covering with plastic pipe
04/28/18: Stan, Erich, Nathan, & Jackson cut posts level
05/01/18: Need to set two dates to complete work
Back fill & concrete pipes:
Sand, prime, & paint:


NEW BUSINESS:
Cash In CD: Erich contacted officers to cash in CD on April 2nd, $5001.01 transferred on April 4th.

Member Campout: move to Graner Bottoms on July 21st. have to transfer fishing permit if moved

Crossbows: Ray mentioned it is not good…update from Ray at next meeting
Bryan made suggestion to not get existing bows refurbished.

Business Cards: Lexi is in need of business cards

Equipment:
Camper: clean, stock, and prepare for summer:
Ray
Pontoon: prepare for summer:
Brian & Matt
Trailers: check and make sure they are ready for summer; check tire pressure and general maintenance :
Brian & Matt
Adjourn:
Sue made motion to adjourn meeting and Seconded by Jim…Meeting Adjourned