Club Manager Report – March 15, 2016
At present we have 166
members. We added Jill Culby from St. Joe MI and Gloria Bates from
South Bend this past month.
1. The Thursday morning
beginning bridge class has 8 students at present with 3 on loan to
Jo Ann Steigmeyer's lessons at the Waterford.
2. Elaine DeLaney will take
a break while Jo Ann Steigmeyer and Joan Tobler present lessons on
Monday mornings. The first session on March 14 drew 15.
3. Jo Ann Steigmeyer and
Chris Barker are offering a refresher course at the Waterford
Assisted Living for 6 weeks on Thursday mornings. Their first
session had 8 students.
4. Dennis David has an
enrollment of 16 at Forever Learning.
5. Elaine DeLaney's Friday
afternoon Lesson and Learn sessions are drawing 2-3 tables/week.
1. The transition to
ACBLScore version 8.01 created many problems when submitting the
February report. Tricia Killeen is pursuing a solution to this
problem, but scheduling a session with Tony Green at ACBL
headquarters has been difficult because of the large numbers of
other clubs having the same problems.
2. The usual duties of
preparing the monthly report, updating the bulletin boards and
database in ACBL Score, reporting 70% games, and solving members'
master point issues have been performed.
3. The 1099 forms have been
sent to the IRS, and the annual tax return has been prepared and
4 The Recognition Program
will be held on April 23, and persons to honor the honorees have
been chosen. The program is ready for printing.
5. We have resumed our CAP
ad in the South Bend Tribune – it will run from March through
August, 2016. We received $390 reimbursement for the
October-December 2015 ads. The ACBL voted to limit CAP reimbursement
to $500/project as of 4/1/2016 (previously it was $750). We are
committed to the South Bend Tribune for 6 months in the current
6. We will celebrate Gil
birthday on March 22 at the club.
7. New table cards
featuring Director Dog have been laminated for Mitchell movements.
8. We have a new mailbox to
replace the one that was destroyed by the front door hitting it
during a windstorm.
9. Tom Hebron and I met
with Todd of Four Winds to discuss the heating situation. This is a
work in progress to solve problems.
10. Unit 154 will hold an
election in May. SBBC is eligible to fill 2 seats for the Unit
Board. We need to solicit candidates to run for these seats.
1. Do we have a monitor
2. Why don't we use the
director of the day to collect the money and assign players to their
seats as they arrive?
3. Do we have an annual
audit, and, if not, shouldn't we?