Meeting Minutes




Pine Island Boat Club Meeting Agenda


August 2018



Things to consider: 









Call meeting to order at:        6:31 pm     


Pledge of Allegiance




Commodore welcomes all and reminds everyone to buy raffle tickets. Please remember that the Boat Club funds itself through the raffle, membership dues & whatever else we can think of.


Introduction of Paul Flagg as rear commodore & his wife Ginny


Bonus Question for 50/50 drawing extra ticket:


For a bonus 50/50 ticket please answer the following question:


What do you know about the Pacific National Bank on Nantucket Island?


Only Joe Butler & Bob Kellen took time to read that article and I’m sure their lives were enriched by it.



Email Address for the boat club is This is our main line of communication with our club members. Make sure you received our email reminder for the boat club meeting today. If you did not, let us know so we can add you to our email list. Email us if you are not getting our emails. Be SURE to include: in your address book to prevent rejection as SPAM!


Facebook:  We now have a PIBC Facebook page. People have been posting pictures and invitations to events. It is working quite well. It is completely private for club members only. If you want to join, you must send a friend request to Joanne Salmon. Look for the club burgee to make sure you have the right Joanne Salmon Facebook page.


Nametags:  Everyone should be wearing a nametag. There are new nametags on the table. There is a signup sheet on the table if you do not have a nametag.


Membership Fees are $50 for a lifetime membership plus a burgee. Additional burgees may be purchased for $25.


Parking:  Do not park in the Purple Heart parking space unless you have a Purple Heart license plate AND display a handicap placard.


Treasurer’s Report:  Account activity this month:

    Expenses: $         0         Income: $42.00  

Note: Wells Fargo checking fees not recorded for 2 months





Ship’s Store:


     Open enrolment dates & procedures



There is a storage bin for our stuff. Ask Ned for details.


The voluntary signup sheet for phone numbers & email addresses is on the table.


Event reminders:  VHF 78 is our hailing and chatting channel. Sign-up sheets for all the events are on the table. Hosts pick up sheets at end of meeting. Note: it is very important to put your phone number on the sign up sheets! If you want to host an event, by all means let us know!! If you need a ride, just ask around!





Old Business:


July 4  Wed.  Saltwater Smokehouse 11:30 Lunch .. There was interest but not enough to open the restaurant.


July 17  5:30 Tuesday  Sandy Hook, Matlacha  Dinner..  Great time. Almost 40 people attended. Early in & early out.


New Business:


Joanne’s Weatherproof Summer Event Schedule !!!!!


Aug 15  Wed. Captain Con  6 p.m. Sunset Dinner


Aug 21 Lighthouse lunch Strands  pending red tide report.  Lighthouse opens at 11 so if the water is good we leave from R12 at 10:15.


Aug 25  Sat. 3 p.m. Double pool party at Paul and Ginny Flaggs, hamburgers and hotdogs provided, please bring a side dish or appetizer and chairs.  7550 Grand Pine in Alden Pines.


Sept 3  Mon  Labor Day 5 p.m. dinner meeting at the Legion. Please bring a side dish or appetizer or dessert


Sept. 18 Wed. Lazy Flamingo, Bokeelia 5:30 p.m.  Dinner  10% off dinner menu per person



We are in need of an October event.


Dec 1st Saturday Heads up!!! Boat club Christmas party! We will start selling tickets at Oct. meeting




Drawing for 50/50 raffle: Call someone up to draw the ticket(s)



           Riddle Question: What do you know about the Pacific National Bank on Nantucket Island?



          Riddle Answer:




          Second prize $               won by:


          First prize $                   45      won by:



Anyone brings guests tonight? Have the host introduce them and say a few words.

          (for example, where do they live and do they have a boat?)




New members? Have them come to the front and say a few words about themselves.

          (for example, where do they live and what kind of boat do they have.)






Closing statement:  Thank you all for coming. Please remember to bus your tables. The American Legion donates the use of this facility. Please come up and greet our new members.




Our next meeting is Monday September 3


Meeting adjourned at: 7:06