***MTRC Meeting Announcement*** May 16'th 2015 - Water Testing Time

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How Many Will Be Attending?

Poll closed May 17, 2015.
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  2. 2

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  4. 4 or more

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  1. Skygirl997

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    I'm in.
     

  2. bknapp

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  3. schooleyosis

    schooleyosis Valuable Member MTRCMember

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    ***Meeting Minutes***

    1pm – Doors open

    1:30pm – Schooley to kick off the meeting.

    • Welcome everyone and thank them for attending
      • New members? Yes, Hunter O.
    • Announce who the BOD members are
      • President - Brandon Knapp
      • Vice President - Nate Williams
      • Secretary - Ryan Schooley
      • Treasurer - Brad McCarty
    • Frag swap attendance – 300+
      • Raised over $200/concessions for the youth group’s missions trip to New Orleans.
    • Raffle Money Raised – Over $1,400.00
      • 50% donation to charity of choice
    • Donation to the Woodard Family for the loss of one of our great members
      • Will be donated to Cindy Woodard on May 24’th.
      • R2R thread for details – A call to arms
    • Attendance
      • See Schooley to make sure you get credit for attending
      • Prizes to top/regular attendees
      • 3 existing members and 1 new member
      • 7 people total including 3 BOD members
    1:45pm – BK Presentation on Water Parameters
    • PowerPoint presentation
      • Salinity, ALK, CAL, MAG, Phosphate, Potassium overview
      • Tank preview and the parameters of that tank.
    2:00pm – Water testing for those who want water tested.
    • Tim, Trina, and Patrick brought water samples
      • Salinity, ALK, CAL, MAG, Phosphate
    2:30pm – Raffles
    • Congrats to our winners
      • $25 to 7 Seas - Brandon K.
      • $25 to MA - Trina
      • Digital Refractometer - Patrick
    2:45 – Questions or concerns from the attendees

    • Ask about BOD voting
      • How to break it up so we don’t have all 4 members voting at once
      • Everyone in attendance agreed to move the voting to the calendar year
    • Membership Term
      • Yearly memberships will begin January 1 of every year
        • Discounted rate for half membership/late in the year to join
        • Potential discounted rate for those who join early for the following year
        • Money concern being directly after Christmas
        • Potential bar code reader/scanner for the club to use to track members
          • NFC research to be done
    3:00 – Announce next month’s meeting
    • June 13 – Same bat time, Same bat location
      • La Quinta Inn and Suites - Smyrna
      • 1-4pm
    • Synergy will be presenting their Overflow
      • We will be raffling a 16” overflow off
      • Other raffles as well
    3:15 - End
    • End early per decision of members
     
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