River Bourgeois Seniors 50+ Club
Annual General Meeting
April 23, 2019
Number of members in attendance: 20 members
President Anne Sampson called the meeting to order at: 12:03 pm
The League Prayer was read by: Donna Babin
The Minutes of the last Annual Meeting which took place on April 10, 2018, were read by Donna Babin, moved by Donna Babin, 2nd by Jerry Fougere, Motion carried.
Business arising from the last meeting:
-New Horizon Grant:
The electrician (V & L Electric), noted that the electrical panel was fine, an upgrade to a new one would require additional permits and costs. Instead we opted to apply for the grant to cover new chairs and a new floor.
Hazel painted the baseboards and electrical outlets to match the floors and chairs.
The old chairs are for sale at $10. /chair if anyone one wants one.
The Treasurer’s Report was read by: Sharon Chilvers. There was a closing balance of: $3138.03.
Treasurer’s report was moved by Sharon Chilvers, 2nd by Susan Boudreau. Motion carried.
2018/2019 Presidents Report
At this time, it is necessary to thank all those who work so hard year after year in making the club a success. To our secretary, Donna and our Treasurer Sharon for their continuous dedication to the club. Thanks to Danny and Kenneth for keeping our building in good repair, Glyn for keeping the pot holes in the driveway filled, and Emily who sends get well and sympathy cards.
Weekly cribbage games continue, Music is now done twice a month, Tock games are monthly and our gym usage continues to grow.
I we could have a moment of silence for our deceased members: Cathy Aikens, Joe Boucher, Ingrid Boutilier, and Gerry Casey.
We received a $4300. Grant from New Horizon for equipment replacements for our gym. This year we received $10,000. To replace our floor and chairs. Thanks to Glenn, Hazel, Kenneth, Danny and Glyn for installing the floor and new baseboards and Hazel for doing the painting.
On behalf of the club, I want to thank each and every one of you for being part of this organization.
Nominations for Executives:
President: Anne Sampson
Secretary: Donna Babin
Treasurer: Sharon Chilvers
1st Vice: Lucile Boudreau
2nd Vice: none
Maintenance: Kenneth LeBlanc & Danny Landry
Grounds: Glyn Chilvers
Cards: Emily LeBlanc
-New Horizons grant:
Applications go in every May. We are going to put the next application in for, expanding the gym by getting rid of the kitchen downstairs and get new music equipment.
Kitchen reno: Potential for a buyer for the kitchen cupboards.
The renovation will require removal of the current electrical and plumbing left behind after the kitchen is removed and extend the flooring.
The work required would be within the funds of the grant.
Previous repairs have been done by New Horizon with no objections.
Sharon Chilvers made a Motion to apply for this year’s New Horizon Grant to purchase more music equipment and the renovation costs to remove and repair the kitchen downstairs including the removal of the electrical and plumbing which will no longer be required and the extension and repair of the flooring after the cabinets have been removed.
Sharon Chilvers moved her motion, 2nd by Susan Boudreau, motion carried.
President Anne Sampson adjourned the meeting at: 12:32 pm 2nd by: Sylvia Allan