North Florida Archers meeting minutes
May 5, 2010

Officers present John Guttry, Bill Loudermilk, Charles Laughlin, Charlie Nelson, Grover Hendel
The meeting was called to order at 6 pm and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for our troops.

Charles Laughlin presented the treasurer’s report. Report was approved as read 

Dan Makley read minutes of the April 7, 2010 meeting. Minutes were approved as read.

Old business:

Christmas Party - Mr. Nelson said he had contacted Eagle Landing, but hasn’t made any firm agreements.

Mulch – Mr. Nelson said he will contact the mulch provider and stop any more drop-offs. Mr. Guttry will make arrangements for spreading equipment. Mr. Bumgardner has agreed to operate the equipment.

Traditional Rendezvous – Mr. Guttry said from what he can see, it was a huge success. He then thanked all those that put it together

New Business:

Mr. Guttry stated he was in favor of changing the maximum yardage to 40 yards for the Hunter class. He also said the club should allow lens and sliders for Hunter class shooters. Mr. Guttry also stated that speed of shaft shall not exceed 288 fps. Members agreed.

Mr. Nelson stated he is working with Clay County Chamber Of Commerce to obtain some press from local papers. He is working with Mr. Sparkman to put on a demo on the opening day of “Robin Hood” on May 15 at a theater on Fleming Island.

Mr. Guttry reminded the attendees of the upcoming family cookout on June 6th. Club will provide meat and beans. Other items are to be provided by members. It was suggested that a notice be prepared so members can obligate what food item they will provide.

Mr. Guttry also stated he will need a cook for that day. It was previously discussed by Mr. Bumgardner and members that they would cook the meat the day before and warm it on eat day. The cookout is free to club members. Non-members will pay a fee of $5.00

Mr. Delong said the club need’s to be more shooter friendly and the yardage adjustment agreed upon at this meeting will help. All agreed.

Mr. Grover Hendel stated he will be unable to continue as the Range Officer due to personal conflicts. Mr. Hendel was thanked for his work. We will miss him as Range Officer.

Mr. Nelson nominated Allen Sparkman to become the new Range Officer. Mr. Sparkman accepted. His nomination was seconded by Mr. Loudermilk. All attendees agreed.

Adjournment – the meeting was adjourned by Mr. Guttry
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2010.


Recorded by Charlie Nelson