- North Florida Archers meeting minutes
was called to order by Mike Chessor. This meeting took place at
Tijuana Flats due to club closure, post Hurricane Irma in September. No minutes were read from the last club meeting in August.
Clifford provided the treasures report.
We had 2 new members and 4 renewals during the month of
The Extreme Shoot was a great success!
The Monthly and Weekly shoots had good participation and
revenue over the course of 2017.
Club disbursements during September were low.
Nelson gave some updates:
As of 10/4 the Park and Club remain closed. There are
approximately 7 large trees that need to be taken care of by the
city for safety reasons.
Charlie will begin making his annual membership calls to
inquire about participation at the Club Christmas Party.
The location will remain the same at Club Continental.
Menu & cost per/person is similar 2016: the $15 fee
includes 1 raffle ticket for a Morrell Target.
Gift Exchange – Male~Male & Female~Female with $5 limit
Other details on the club website and/or Facebook.
IF you have special dietary requests or other questions,
please contact Charlie.
Red Mower remains in the shop – will begin search process
for a used mower for the right price.
Chesser updates & talking points:
Boundary Fence is mostly complete – will require another
work day effort.
Property Lease Renewal has been signed – 3 year term.
There is no power at the Club – Lesa will call JEA and let
Large felled trees in all areas of the park. No major damage
to pavilion, target bales.
Traditional 3D range was washed out with targets all over the
Foot bridges are gone and will need to be rebuilt on the back
side of the range.
Ethical Shoot is pending a re-opening of the Club
*** Post meeting update from 10/5 – City is already working
on the park
Stay tuned for further updates.
January Work Day will require a pretty big effort. In lieu of
ordering bale foam we may try to recycle some of the range bales
from the longer shots to the shorter shots which get more
activity. This will help reduce our cost and provide money that
can be used for additional targets.
The December Monthly meeting will take a forward look into
2018 and how we can improve the club membership, our shoots,
target acquisition and more. Plan to attend and bring your
ideas! Here is a brief list of some of topics already discussed.
It was suggested to have both Traditional and Compound Bow
for all raffles.
Club beautification project to help increase membership.
Benches and Chairs at the front target bales
Clean up the roof of the pavilion and apply a coating.
Create lockable storage area within the main pavilion storage
for items in the green storage area which needs some TLC, cleanup
Clean up the old signage and old hanging bow racks.
Establish 10 target lanes for both 3D practice areas
with 1 target per lane.
Remove broken targets and partials from the range to
encourage shooting at targets w/scoring rings.
It was suggested to improve the Extreme Shoot to include a
It was suggested to have a “shooter of the year” in play
It was suggested to review parameters and possibly have other
for example a
“Working Man Shoot” champion.
Ongoing items include:
Pedestrian Swing Gate next to the tractor gate for the back
being no further business, a motion was made and seconded to adjourn.