January 2021 Newsletter.

•   WELCOME MEMBERS AND GUESTS.

     -  Meeting was called to order at 10:00 am. by President Steve M.
     -  The Sergeant of Arms, Woody led the Pledge of Allegiance.
     -  Reading and acceptance of the prior month’s minutes.  Motion was made to accept the minutes as written, by Steve K. Mike B. 2nd the motion.  All members agreed.

•   OLD BUSINESS.

     -  Recap of the Christmas Party, Steve M. thanked everyone for coming and for the food that was brought.
     -  Steve M. asked about reserving the Pavilion for next year, all members agreed to go ahead and do so.  Mike B. agreed to check on it.

•   NEW BUSINESS.

     -  The next meeting is on February 9th and will be a potluck meeting.
     -  The next outing is Metal Detecting on February 20th at Sun Splash Park in Daytona.
     -  Tax Exempt Status – as a non-profit.  It was discussed and since we do not deal with the public, it was decided to continue as our current status.  Steve K. made a motion to accept and Lou V. 2nd it.
     -  Wooden Nickel Program
          -  Awarded to anyone who brings in a new member to the GPAA.  There will be a drawing at the end of the year.
          -  The officers decide what the prize will be for the drawing at the end of the year.
          -  Business Cards were given out and are still available to be passed out to prospective new members.  Your name is to be written on the back with your phone number so the prospective member can bring it to the meeting and turn them in.  The member who signed them up will then receive a Wooden Nickle.

     -  Explain Voting and member status as per GPAA Bylaws:.
          -  Supporting members – these are members of the club that are not members of the GPAA or LDAA – they can vote for everything except for the officer elections.  They can also make motions.
          -  Club members that are members of the GPAA or LDAA can participate in voting in the officer elections.

•   RAFFLES & DRAWINGS

     -  50/50 Drawing was won by: David S.
     -  Special Christmas gold nugget raffle was won by: Steve K.
     -  Meeting was closed by Steve M. at 10:45 am.