WESTERN REGION



MINUTES


GENERAL MEETING


at the Spruce Lodge - Stratford ON

Thursday, March 11th, 2004



Regrets: Guelph, Seaforth & St Clements



1.0 Welcome

2.0 Roll Call

Pick-up your Regionals 2004 Schedule

Share of profit from last year's Regionals 2003

3.0 Minutes of the General Meeting of Western Region for January 15th.

(Owen Sound present for the January meeting)

Motion - Dorchester/Woolwich, carried

4.0 Business arising from the minutes - none

5.0 Chairman's Report - absent

6.0 Treasurer's Report

see report

Motion - Tara/St Thomas, carried

7.0 Reports:

7.1 Adult - no report

7.2 Athlete Development - no report

7.3 Coaching - no report

7.4 Elite - see report - NOTE: Ontario Winter Games in London March 11-14, 2004

A League - April 1st.

7.5 Games & Tournaments - Ginette

Schedules - final changes

Gift Table - 1 gift or more from each association

Register at 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on the Thursday night, if possible at the Western Fair - Main Office - give cheque for final payment

Shorter blocks of times to be assigned - e-mail Ginette with names of people who are willing to help.

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Western Region General Meeting

March 11th, 2004

Cost: $475 for Regular Teams, $500 for Adults and $200 for Bunnies (same as last year)

Keith will put on the web - book your blocks - first come, first serve.

Time/Score Keepers - 18 needed

"0" Tolerance will be in affect

Shot Clocks - no, not enough available for each arena

Good Faith Bond - $200, mail to Luc

Pickering, Hamilton, Forest - Wild Card

WORL League fines - proposal for changes by April 1st, 2004

7.6 Membership - Ken

Volunteer Recognition - on-line ORA web site - new forms

7.7 Officiating - Bill

see report

8. Vice-Chairman - absent

9. Nominations:

Treasurer & Second Vice-President

10. New Business

11. Announcement:

Ontario Winter Games - wear your ringette jackets to be identified

12. Adjournment

London/Dorchester, carried



FIRST MEETING FOR THE 2004-2005 SEASON

Thursday, September 16th, 2004

at the Spruce Lodge, in Stratford ON




Secretary - Wendy

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