North Florida Archers meeting minutes
April 3, 2019

The Club Meeting was called to order by Club VP, Bob Keaton. The Pledge of Allegiance was completed and a Moment of Silence was observed for the Men and Women serving our country at home and abroad.

Minutes were read in summary from the last meeting by the Club Secretary and they were accepted by membership.

The Club Treasurer provided a summary of Club Activity for March 2019.

  • Club expenses were usual and customary with some extra expenses in preparation for Trad Rendezvous coming up this month relative to awards and general maintenance including bench seating and a new table by the Broadhead Shooting Area.
  • A low cost road improvement effort was also targeted for April prior to the Rendezvous - completed.
  • The Club had 11 new members and 8 renewals during March.
  • Checking and Savings balances are looking good for the scheduled club expenses later this year.
  • Sponsorships have been very good with positive cash flow into the Club Target Fund with 3 new sponsors for March; Turf Tech, The Preferred Group of North Florida and Honda of Gainesville.

Chairman of the Board - Billy Loudermilk - all good no complaints received - nothing pending.

Club President Michael Chesser joined remotely via Facetime and had the following talking points.

  • The shooting trails are in great shape and onhand supplies for maintenance are good.
  • A primitive stake will be added for the Rendezvous with the following:
    • Blue: Primitive, Ladies and Youth Traditional and Longbow
    • Orange: Men Traditional and Longbow w/wood arrows.
    • For the Rendezvous, Longbow Class is wood only. If carbon is used, the class is Traditional.
  • Mike will be in town the week of the Rendezvous.
  • It was discussed that our current inventory of shirts will be discounted so new inventory and be purchased.
  • Mike C. has been talking with IBO folks and there is desire to have a shoot IN North Florida - discussions are ongoing.

Club Reminders and Follow/up Items:

  • Sponsorship Director is Dr. John Morris - he should be the first point contact anyone should reach out to when they have someone wishing to become a sponsor.
  • The LAST ONE OUT at any time during the day - LOCKS THE GATE!!!
  • Pending from Mike Chesser and Debbie Lowe - Instruction Program details including timing, cost and proposed schedule.
  • Pending from Don Williams: A discussion was brought up about rescheduling the monthly meeting to coincide with the Tuesday Evening Shoots when they are in season - could require an update to the By-Laws - follow/up next month.
  • A casual start time will be implemented for the Tuesday Shoots - follow/up next month.


There being no further business, a motion was made and seconded to adjourn.


Don Williams



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