TU Minutes - April 13, 2010
Rich Terry called the meeting to order. The minutes from the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's report was read and
approved. Joe reported that our chapter has a balance of $8,197. 81 in our account. Joe said that the banquet made a profit of about $875.00.
He also reported that there were 48 people at the banquet and in the past we've up to 65 people in attendance. The committee will look into other
venues for the banquet. We'll look to lower the costs. This year we paid $2200 for the room, speaker , food and prizes.
On April 24th we will hold the fishing derby in Lorimer Park from 8-2. Your help is needed.
On May 1st the Blair Mill Elementary School Watershed Day will be held. Mike will need help on Friday, April 30th to clear part of the
area. On Saturday, another 65 trees will go in. In the wetlands, there will be 1100 small plugs put in. There will be food, face painting, lawns
to meadows, butterflies and birds and lots of other things for the children and adults.
On June the 5th, there will be a "fish for free day" at Alverthorpe Park.
The first chapter work day in June will be back at the Thompson's. Mike reported that they (Thompsons) were able to get another 120 acres
protected in the Pennypack headwaters. Mike also reported that a tree (sugar maple) was planted in Alverthorpe Park in this chapter's honor.
Denis Mora reported that two grants were approved in the "Trout in the Classroom" project. Next step will be to get contracts. Everything is "
a go" in this area. The two schools involved will be a third grade class at Crossing Elementary and a high school class at Swenson High School.
Rich Terry reported that the TU paper will end this summer on paper and be available online. If you wish to receive it in paper form, you will
have to sign up and pay $10. Rich Terry said he will submit more articles to this publication concerning our chapter.
A signup sheet for the annual Penns Creek outing, for May 13-16 will be on the table.
The business part of the meeting was adjourned and following a short break we had a very interesting power point presentation from Rod Rohrbach from the Little Lehigh Fly Shop.