News and Announcements
September 12, 2016
Present: Dewey Hom, Bob Hammond, Warren Butler, Lee Molway, Ray Deluca, Scott Parrish
Absent: Ron O’Donnell, Randy Bergman, Ken Taylor, Mike Parson, Jerry Bohacek
Dewy Hom calls meeting to order at 6:35
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance -$4,136.41. Ending balance – $21,015.47
Secretay Minutes: August minutes presented and accepted unanimously
· Topics Discussed: Discussed electronic scoring issues with Scott, Yvonne, and Anne.
What needs to be fixed? Do we need to be spending money for Stats.
Check with Ken to see if direct deposit is a possibility for paying Yvonne &
League directors, Please let managers know it is appreciated that they do
team checks for entry fees.
Dewey Hom and Warren Butler brought up issue with umpires in Masters
Division, and the possible legal issues involved. To be discussed more at a
Next Meeting: Sept. 26th. 7pm, R & M, Canton GA.
Items to be discussed: Arnold Fowler Award, League Directors-Who is coming
back?, Survey – adding another league, net-masks, getting rid of stats, pads for
batters box – cost?
Banquet: Monday, Nov. 14th, Doors open at 6:30, program 7:00 – 9:30, Sidelines Grille, Canton,
GA. Still working on sponsorships. Menu to be finalized. No band.
September 26, 2016
Present: Dewey Hom, Bob Hammond, Warren Butler, Ray Deluca, Ron O’donnellRandy Bergman, Ken Taylor, Mike Parson, Lee Molway
Absent: Jerry Bohacek, Scott Parish
Dewey Hom – calls meeting to order at 6:30pm
Secretary Minutes: September minutes presented and accepted unamiously.
Treasures Report: Beginning balance – $21,015.47 Ending Balance – $17,927.47
•Metro Atlanta Softball League –discussed what is going on in there league
•Championship shirts –Dewey will hand out at banquet. Black shirts –long sleeve was mentioned.
•Banquet – menu to be finalized this week. Tickets will be sold by managers. Cost was set at $20.00 for member and $15.00 for guest. Warren still looking in to a sponsor. Voted to do a 50/50 raffle with proceeds going to league.
•League Updates – Lee – going to 90 minute games. Ray – Remind managers they are the only ones to discuss a call with umpire, this will be enforced by umpires. Ron –asked for a rule on foul balls. Randy – rainout date at end of schedule.
•Surveys & Ballots – Nets & masks will not be on survey and will be discussed at a later date and a decision to be made before next season. Stats will be on survey along with Individual Awards (trophys-plaques)
•Arnold Fowler – Will have a ballot at next meeting.
•Lowell Lawson Award – Ray Deluca was the unanimous winner.
•Board of Directors – The need for a code of conduct was discussed, along with a vetting process. Ken Taylor proposed a vote on a vetting process for new members. They would be allowed to run if they receive a majority vote. Proposal was 2nd by Lee Molway. Proposal was passed.
Next meeting: October 3, 2016 – 6:30pm , R & M, Canton, GA.
Banquet will be on a MONDAY, November 14, 2016.
This years banquet will be held at a new location. We will be using the upstairs facility that holds over 200 people. Attendees will get both entrees and not just a choice of one. Pass this on to all. Cost is $20 per player and $15 for each additional guest. Doors open at 6:30 PM.
Sidelines Grille, Prestige Catering, Suite Six Venue
147 Reinhardt College Pkwy . Canton . GA . 30114
Chopped House Salad Tossed With Balsamic
Sweet Hawaiian Rolls & Butter Chips
Baked Ziti With Ground Meat
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Roasted Green Beans
Roasted Red Potatoes
Assorted Cookies & Brownies
Tea, Lemonade, Water, Coffee, Sweeteners & Lemons
Present: Warren Butler, Ken Taylor, Randy Bergman, Glen Peacock, Jerry Bohacek, Mike Parson, Lee Molway, Scott Parrish, Bob Hammond
Absent: Ron O’Donnell, Dewey Hom
Warren Butler calls meeting to order at 6:45
Secretary Minutes: July minutes presented and passed unanimously
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $3,270.90. Ending balance $4,136.41
Topics Discussed: Evaluation feedback was very positive-38 new players.
Randy brought up a need to change draft to help Wednesday night league.
Discussed changing sign up form to include more info.
Warren brought up need to discuss changes with electronic scoring.
Electronic scoring – Scott is still working on this and training has begun. It was
approved for Scott to purchase android devices and chargers. Approx. cost $300.00.
First aid – discussed a need to offer a course to those interested. Warren Butler will
Banquet: November 14, 2016(Monday) – doors open 6:30 – Program 7:00 -9:30. Sidelines Grille,
Discussed possibility of getting sponsor or multiple sponsors for banquet -$1,000 -$3,000.
Also discussed getting guest speakers for banquet.
Fall Schedule: Starts August 8, 2016
Ends October 26, 2016
Next Meeting: Sept. 12, 2016 – Time and Location TBD