Trout Unlimited Chapter #468
 
                                    Minutes, March 10, 2009
 
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m. by Rich Terry, President.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.  Dennis O'Gara gave the treasurer's report and it was approved as read.  Rich talked about the banquet reminding members to pick up more chances for selling.  He noted that this is our only fundraiser for the year.  Those able to assist for the banquet setup should arrive at the Moose Hall at 2 p.m. on Saturday. 
 
 Mike Wilson talked about the next Watershed Day on April 25th.  Some of the activities will be putting in a wetlands, tree planting and giving away of 60 rain barrels to community members who come that day.  More information will follow.  Rich Terry's company gave $500.00 for a fish tank at the Blair Mill School.  A list will be put out for those willing to help out with the tree planting.  It's rain or shine. 
 
Two hundred 9 inch brown trout will be stocked in the Pennypack on Wednesday at noon.   (March 11)
 
Rich mentioned that there was a fishing and hunting flea market to be held in Sergeantsville, N.J. on March 15th.
 
Rich noted that the ty flying classes are finished.  Sam Shields read a tribute to Denis Mora's great skills and presented him with a trophy.
 
The May meeting will be the "rod" meeting.  This is to repair the rods and get ready for fishing for the kids.
 
Mike Wilson reported that the Colorado trip planning was going well and that he had handouts for all those going to Colorado in July.
 
The business meeting ended and after refreshments the speaker, Andrew Desko of the Fish and Boat Commission, gave an interesting presentation. 
 
Respectfully submitted by
 
Bill McNamara, Secretary