After a 3 to 5 mile run by several members Eric called the
meeting to order. First order of business, eating pizza and
an array of delectable delights brought by members of the group.
Members present: Eric and Lori Anderson, Barry James, Bill
and Virginia Nicholson, Kenn and Jean Zahn and Jean’s mom Thelma Sasser, Bob
and Lenore Dolphin, Pat and Karen Miller, Bill Pickering, Tom and Lin Lassiter,
Tony and Joyce Sagare, Jean Flores, Rick and
Pattie Becker and son Joshua, Holly Krahn, Harvey Cleem,
Jamie Patrick, Gregg Broyles, Frank
Purdy, Larry McCaw, Jeff and Joyce
Hagen, Jodi Tucker, Carmen Garrison, Jack and Janis
Carlton. Whew! My apologies if I missed any
one or misspelled your name.
Frank then announced the points
awards winners for the year. They were Bob Dolphin, Kenn Zahn, and making a
strong comeback, Barry James. Additional awards were given to outgoing officers
Eric, Tony, Virginia
and Bill and Jim Kloster for donating storage space, the use of their cabin for
and annual run and being strong club supporters. Kenn then presented a slide
show honoring past achievement and running moments of Tony,
Virginia and Eric. It was a very well done
presentation Kenn! Bob and Lenore also made a presentation to Jeff
Hagen, welcoming him into the 100 marathon club and his wife
Joyce for her support.
The minutes of the last meeting were accepted as posted on
the web site.
Treasurer’s report: Tony’s last for a while. Tony said we
came out in the black for the year by $478.00 Due in
large part to $1700.00 surplus from the Sun City races.
Thank You Lorrie! Tony also noted that Wiley Hurst doubled his annual
sponsorship money for the race. Thanks Wiley!
Club runs: The Wed. evening speed work sessions are ongoing
at Franklin Park. Bring those headlamps. Pat has also
put together a training program for the 2007 Canyon Marathon. Shooting for your
first marathon? Now’s the time.
Jamie Patrick was present representing the Yakima Valley
Sports Commission. He was asking for volunteers for the NWAC Community College
Championships which they are trying to secure.
New business: Turkey Trot. November 19th
The main order of business of the day was then taken care
of. Presenting the new officers. They are: President,
Barry James. Treasurer, Jean Flores.Secretary, Jack Carlton. Fun Run Director, Elizabeth Tutsch. Web Master (extrordinare) Kenn Zahn. Membership, Shante Bush. Newsletter Editor, the indispensable Frank
Purdy. Anita Cleary was also
announced as the race director for the Frosty 4 but a helper is being sought.
Also the Vice President position is still open.
In other business, the Scholarship awards will be put on the
agenda for the next meeting. Lenore also said that we need someone to be in
charge of handling the SelahCivicCenter for the marathon. Barry has
also checked into race course certification. We think it is something that we
need to move forward on and Barry said a committee needs to be formed to get it
Respectfully submitted, Jack Carlton