Vandergrift Sportsmen’s Association, Inc. October 10, 2023
The monthly meeting was held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 7:00 PM, presided over by President Jim Waltenbaugh There were 20 members present. The meeting opened with the “Pledge of Allegiance.” The minutes from the October meeting were passed out to all members present. A motion to accept the minutes as read was made by Francis Gray and seconded by Frank Gray. The motion was passed by voice vote. The treasure’s report was passed out to all members present. A motion to accept the treasurer’s report as read was made by Roy Huth and seconded by Frank Gray. The motion passed by voice vote.
Frank Gray reported that on October 24 and 25 Ferguson heating fixed the cold air return in the club house.
Frank Gray reported November 5th had 8 people for sight in day and November 12th had 13 people. Frank wanted to thank everyone for their help.
Neil Jankosky is working on mail chimp.
Dan Barber looked into a new website company and stated that their cost was $25.00 a month. Every add-on will be charged between $40.00 to $80.00.
Rich Catchpole reported the fifty yard target frame had some damage done to it .
Larry Laurenti reported the club got a new flag pole and it has a light mounted on it.
Jim Wigle, Jim Waltenbaugh, Richard Catchpole, and Butch Schreckengost –
Larry stated that he has eight people to help fix up the archery range. If he can find somewhere to buy the bales of hay, they will do the work in the Spring.
Larry Laurenti gave the report on the trap range. There was an opening balance of $771.00. They shot ___ lines. Income was $xxxxx. Expenses were $xxxxx. That leaves an ending balance of $xxxxx.
FIVE – STAND REPORT
Jim Troiano reported a balance of $xxxxx. Expenses $ -0- 69 lines were shot. The income was $xxxxx Leaving an ending balance of $xxxxx.
Jim also reported that five stand is closed for the year and will reopen April 2024.
Jim Lewis has received 402 renewals so far.
Jim Waltenbaugh stated that Penn Renewables wanted to lease property from the club. Frank Gray made a motion to not lease the property and all members voted not to lease.
Dan Barber sent some leaves to the forestry service from our trees at the club to identify and they said they are Chinese chestnut.
Francis Gray was unsuccessful in getting West Penn Power to upgrade the clubs outside light. He is going to write a letter to the utility commission.
The club’s water wells will be tested by Keystone Consultants. They are doing this because they are drilling a Marcella’s well within 3,000 feet of our club’s property.
There will be an officer’s meeting held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 7:00 pm.
The raffle was won by Rich Catchpole. He won $xxxxx. He donated it to youth day.
Terry Moore won a pen.
A motion to pay the bills was made by Dan Barber and seconded by Jim Wigle. The motion passed by voice vote.
A motion for adjournment was made by Bruce Bartrug and seconded by Terry Huth. The motion passed by voice vote.
Minutes submitted by: Geff Spiering