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2017 BOD Sept Meeting

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Sep 8, 2017 12:42PM PDT

August 28, 2017

Present: Dewey Hom, Bob Hammond, Ken Taylor, Lee Molway, Dan Fleming, Bob Werner, John Humeston, Scott Parrish, Randy Bergman, Ray DeLuca
Absent: Mike Parson, Warren Butler

Dewey Hom calls meeting to order
Topics discussed:
• Thursday Night League – Skip Wells Park league is off to a good start. Over 40 people signed up so far. Need 5-8 more to get to 4 teams. Contact Dewey Hom, Mike Parson or Norm Thiem if interested.
• Ken Taylor – He is going to meet with Scott Gordon to discuss relationship between CSSA and CRPA.

Altered Bats – Perception of altered bats becoming an issue again. Further discussion needed.

• League Updates: Ray – Monday morning – league has gone to 2 umpires. Players will pay an extra $5.00. Bob – Monday morning – everything good.
Lee Molway – Wednesday morning- everything good.
John –Masters League – fixed draft issue.
Randy – Wednesday Legacy – has come up with new pool list. Players rated A-B-C.

• Banquet Nov. 13, 2017 – 6pm – 9pm – Ray is still in discussions with possible places to have banquet. Has talked to Sidelines, Bedoe’s, Gameday, and Donovan’s. Will discuss and decide on place at next board meeting.
• Nominations: Nominations are needed by Sept. 15th for all board positions. Positions that will be vacant are: Commissioner, Vice-Commissioner and Treasurer. All positions are available for nominees.
• Randy Bergman nominates Norm Thiem for Commissioner, 2nd by Dewey Hom
• Lee Molway nominates Dan Fleming for Wednesday Morning League Director. 2nd by Ken Taylor .
• Arnold Fowler Nominations – Needed by Sept. 15th.
• Next meeting – Sept. 18th. 2017, 6:30 pm, Jaipur Living, 1800 Cherokee Parkway, Acworth, GA.
• Meeting adjourned

All Games canceled

Rained out stay home and safe

The Arnold Fowler Award: The Arnold Fowler is an annual award and is the most prestigious award of the CSSA that honors one player, chosen by his peers, who demonstrated the qualities of integrity, dedication, teamwork, and the other intangibles to a high degree. Written nominations are accepted by BOD members throughout the calendar year. CSSA members during that calendar year shall cast vote on the nominees. The Secretary shall determine the method and/or manner of voting. The nominee receiving the most votes will be awarded the Arnold Fowler award.

Forward all nominations with a summary of why this player should be chosen for the award.
Send to rhammond56@comcast.net by Sep 15.

All board positions are open for nominations. These are the current candidates as nominated by the Board of Directors:

Commissioner – Norman Theim
Vice Commissioner – Lee Molway
Treasurer –
Secretary – Bob Hammond
Player Rep – Scott Parrish
Senior Gold – Ray DeLuca
Legends – Bob Werner
American – Mike Parson
Masters – John Humeston
LLL – Dan Fleming
Legacy – Randy Bergman

All nominations are due by Sep 15. Send in your nomination with a paragraph stating why the candidate would be a good fit for the position and organization. These may be sent to Bob Hammond rhammond56@comcast.net

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lifetime National Park Service Senior Pass

Posted by Lee Molway at Aug 25, 2017 9:27AM PDT

If you are 62 or older, then you may be interested in the following message:

The cost of a lifetime National Park Service Senior Pass goes from $10
to $80 (an 800% increase) effective August 28th, so if you don’t have
one and want to get one, you need to do so before midnight Sunday. The
website to go to is: https://store.usgs.gov/senior-pass
In addition to the $10 fee for the pass, there is also a $10 fee for
processing the credit/debit card payment, but remember, this is a
LIFETIIME pass that you can use as often as you want to visit National
Parks throughout the US.
Get yours while you can

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Carters 706-334-2248 Chatsworth GA
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area 678-538-1200 Atlanta GA https://www.nps.gov/chat/

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