Victoria Bowmen Archery Association
Meeting Minutes – Tuesday August 27, 2019
meeting was called to order by the President at 7:34pm
Savich, Al Wills, Greg Birtwistle, Lisa Lange, Al Anderson, Vesa Myllyniemi,
Helena Myllyniemi, Jarrod Ball, Dave Ball, Ellen Van der Hoek, Brendan Hodgson
Hugh Williams, Brad Barclay
President welcomed everyone for attending.
Al Wills: Kevin Mackie
of Ministry of Social Services advised on August 2nd that the range
property has been transferred to Ministry of Transportation.
Invictus Games event, Victoria potentially to host the 2022 Invictus Games – to
minutes of the May 28, 2019 meeting were approved. M. Al Wills, S. Vesa Myllyniemi. Carried.
Al Wills: 2021 Nationals
is still be determined – potentially Cranbrook to host the 3D event, and
Victoria the Target – tba
Jarrod Ball: Tuesday Night
Adult Classes at the range are now finished – there were 24 participants – 3
potentially to join the club. Noted that
the 25m butt at the range is completely shot out/falling apart
Vesa Myllyniemi: no report
Greg Birtwistle: Jim and himself
have repaired 3 butts at the range
Lisa: no report
Helena Myllyniemi: Summer camps are
completed – 3 kids to join the club.
Toilets were pumped and a bow was sold. Financial records are doing well
– the summer camps are very lucrative for the club.
Brad Barclay: Outdoor
Mailmatch is successful so far. Has all
the medals for the Indoor Mailmatch – to have medal ceremony during one of the
Kendra Savich: Eventbrite doing
well for booking/registering for events.
Archer’s Anonymous has been posted on Facebook. She created a new website geared towards
acquiring/informing new members. See
draft website at www.victoriabowmen.com/new
Dave Ball: September 16
is the first Monday Night Drop-in. Sept 23 he will be away – Ellen Van der Hoek
volunteered to run the drop-in.
Arising from the Minutes
Al Wills: BCAA
gratefully declined the offer of the old timer/clocks we have. Al still
pursuing what to do with them.
Canada’s Nationals Event was a success – Al was proud to see our Club’s Junior
Barebow Mark Shields win Gold in the target competition, as well as set a few
Canadian Records. Congratulations all around the table for Mark!
Greg Birtwistle: Suggested
DynaFoam for replacing the ‘white’ butts at the range – $400 per butt (more
cost effective than what we already have). Greg set a motion to proceed with
the purchase of DynFoam for the butts at the range. S. Vesa Myllyniemi and Al Wills. Carried.
Al Wills: AGM prep – all
is in order. New executive has been put in place for voting at the AGM on
September 24. New executive members are
asked to email their contact info to Kendra.
Greg Birtwistle: Noted that
Island Junk Solutions Limited hauled away our debris! Thank you to Island Junk
Al Wills: Rick Ellis’
partner Marie Metcalf passed away. A
$200 donation to hospice on behalf of the club will be delivered. M. Al Wills. S. Helena Myllyniemi
Ball – Classes
Ball – Classes
Van der Hoek – supplies
Ellen Van der Hoek. S. Jarrod Ball. Carried
Jim Birtwistle to be compensated for mileage.
- Time and Place of Next Meeting
General Meeting – Pacific Dogwood, Saanich Commonwealth Place – Tuesday
September 24, 2019.
the Good of the Association
gave positive statements about the club
Adjourned by the President at 8:04pm