January Ripples 2022
Meeting called to order at 6:29 p.m. by commodore Wayne Eichelkraut.
Wayne asked for a moment of silence for Gaylene Stalker’s sister Pam Rowe.
Secretary’s Report: Jim Stalker, Minutes were read from December’s meeting and approved by membership.
Treasurer’s Report: Barb Foster, read bills, and income for month, and gave us the balance of our accounts.
Vice Commodore’s Report: Wayne Eichelkraut, Thank Bar Stocker’s and mentioned there are openings for bar stockers please feel free to sign up. Also reminded us that March 13, 2022 there will be a Bassett course at Starved Rock Yacht club at 1:00 p.m. and since we joined the Illinois License Liquor Association there will be no cost to our members.
Recreation Report: Jim Stalker, Thank you Roberta Roloff, and all her cooks and helpers for a fantastic Ho Ho Ho How down on December 4th, 2021. Also special thanks to our MC Ed Roloff. It was a great time.
December 19, 2021 The Kids Christmas Party, a very special thank you to Amy Duncan you did an awesome job and it was a great success. Special thanks to Dave Baxter (Santa) Kim Ruland for Pizza’s, and all that baked items for the cake walk. And for the Grinch (Dylan Alfield).
Winter Games in Morton February 25-27, 2022 come and join the fun.
Euchre Tournament February 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. sign-up sheet at club.
There is a planned Bag tournament in March more information in February’s meeting.
Ducky Derby will be held June 11, Roberta Roloff will chair it with help, she will have more information on it in March.
Fish Fries Starting March 4, 2022 will be drive thru only, members can eat in the club if you wish, but will have to eat on to go tray, and clean up after themselves.
Membership Chair: Jim Stalker, Would like to introduce for his second meeting prospective member’s Ben and Dawn Brown. Ben is sponsored by Duane Duncan and John Crouch, Duane spoke on Ben and Dawn’s behalf, and Ben was allowed to speak an address our members. I want to thank Greg Farmer, Michele Armstrong, and John Crouch in getting their areas information into me in a timely fashion. This helped greatly in prepping our annual dues, once again thank you.
Clubhouse Chair: Jeff Mackiewicz, New Boards for rentals are on the board, it has to be cleared with me when you have for sure a date, my phone number is on the application, call me and verify we are on the Same page, and your date will be honored. Also sign-ups for clubhouse cleaning, and bathroom cleaning (as last year are on the board), 104 openings last year and only 18 were taken easy way on your own to earn work hours. This can be done by yourself anytime day or night.
Lagoon Chair: Greg Farmer, We are to have our Lagoon Meeting March 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Also tomorrow if weather cooperates I could use a hand disconnecting lagoon poles for the winter. Starting at about nine.
Island Chair: Ryan Garzanelli, We haven’t been out to the Island in a couple weeks to be honest, but everything is resting and secure for the winter.
New Business: Nothing
Old Business: Wayne Eichelkraut Still working on the gaming license, our’s is a unique situation in that the paperwork has to be right for our situation being a private club.
Motion to Adjourn at 6:47 p.m.
February Birthdays
1        Don Sladek
1        Jeff Stalker
1        Kim Brewer
9        Angie Lowe
11      Jim Ostrem
11      Ann Walleck
15      John Ewers
17      Jim Rice
18      Georgia Brown
19      Marla Newman
20      Sean Glover
23      Randy Goestch
24      Brian Allen
24      Larry Fleming
25      Jason Inskeep
February  Anniversaries
1        Larry & DeAnn Whitaker
14      Art & Betty LeBeau
15      Kevin & Karen Bramel
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