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RC Baseball Board Meeting Minutes
Members present:
Wayne Dodson                 Chris Dibble
Mike Wharton                   Mary Gray
Mike Kniceley                    Steve Herzog
Jessica Bradshaw             Dana Martz
Christine Allen                   Kevin Walker

  1. Minutes from the previous meeting (Dec 18, 2012) were reviewed, no corrections. 
  2. Treasurer’s Report
    1. 2,329.64 in checking account, 476.80 in paypal account 
  3. Pictures
    1. Christine spoke with TSS, the rep wanted to know exactly what we want. We agreed that we want the pictures to be correct and delivered timely. We would like the session to be on a Sunday and have the ability to schedule a make-up day. We also want sponsor plaques.
    2. TSS can also provide trophies, they want to do this as well. We will look into pricing from the past and make a comparison before deciding.
    3. TSS is also willing to be a sponsor for the Spring 2013 season. Christine to follow up with that. 
  4. Fund Raising
    1. Dana provided details of a hit-a-thon fundraiser. Players get pledges for distances of balls hit during the event. Still undecided when the event will be held.
    2. Christine brought up cups and pizza fundraisers, both have been successful in the past. Wayne said we should do both. 
  5. Spring Training Program
    1. Currently have about 10 players expressing interest. Everything looks like a go at this point. 
  6. Fields
    1. Wayne got pricing for the fence around the tee ball field. 100’ of 9ga fnce with posts is $495. An 11ga. is $425.
    2. We agreed to seek someone willing to install this fence. Chris will send out an email with Wayne as the contact.
    3. Field Clean-up and prep set for Sunday March 3rd from 10AM until. 
  7. Spring Registration
    1. Brief update on registration was provided. Slow steady progress at this point.
    2. Dana and Christine agreed to support the Sunday 1/27 registration at Stuart Field.
    3. Wayne is going to RCES for the instructional league basketball games on 1/26 to try for some more registrations.
    4. Mary is going to price out some ads in the Culpeper Star Exponent and Rappahannock News. 
  8. Meeting adjourned, next meeting is Sunday February 17 during In-Person Registration at Stuart Field.