November 2016 Newsletter

Chaparral Country Club, venue for monthly meetingMONTHLY DINNER MEETING

Chaparral Country Club
1260 Mohave Drive
Bullhead City

Speakers: Jeremy Keating, Airport Manager
Date: November 9th, 2016
Social Hour: 6:00pm
Dinner served at 6:30pm sharp! Cost is $15.00 per person

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Please note: We pay for all meals ordered. Once you have made your reservation, you will be charged for your dinner even if you do not attend.

President Rick Bastyr

President Rick Bastyr


Hello members, this newsletter comes to you late because I have been sick for the past week.  I don’t have any little quips or stories. What I do have is an invite for all of you to come have a great meal and hear from our monthly guest speaker.
At long last Bullhead City has scheduled air service to the Bullhead/Laughlin Airport.  Mr. Jeremy Keating, Manager of the Airport will be this month’s speaker at our Wednesday Night Meeting.  Make your reservations for the dinner meeting and learn more about what this means to our community.
Don’t forget next months Christmas party and the beginning of a new year.  I look forward to seeing all of you at the chaparral country club at 6pm on Wednesday November 9.

President Rick Bastyr

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Call To Order

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors was held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Scooters, 2750 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, AZ. The meeting was called to order at 11:55 p.m., by President Rick Bastyr.


President Rick Bastyr, Vice President Larry Adams, Treasurer Steve Bouman, Directors Keith Parker, Jim Underwood, Steve Ramsey and Catherine Lopez-Rajaniemi. Absent: Secretary John Caponetto and Director Kim Camacho.


President Bastyr asked if everyone had received their Newsletter. They all said yes. President Bastyr asked for a motion to approve the September 2016 Board Minutes. Vice President Adams made a motion to approve the September 2016 Board Minutes. Director Ramsey seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report

President Bastyr asked for the Treasurer’s Report. Treasurer Bouman reported on the current Treasurer’s Report to the Board. President Bastyr asked for a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Vice President Adams made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Director Ramsey seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed.

Old Business

Membership Drive

President Bastyr asked Director Lopez-Rajaniemi if everything was completed for the membership drive dinner meeting. Director Lopez-Rajaniemi said that the kids from the Academy of Building Industries were bringing a screen projector. She had reserved two rooms at the Chaparral Country Club, and there will be a buffet style dinner serving ribs, chicken, and burgers. They have a few prizes donated and ABC has donated a drill. There will also be applications there if anyone needs one.

Guest Speakers

President Bastyr asked the members if anyone has thought of anyone interesting that they would like to have as a guest speaker for our dinner meetings. President Bastyr asked Vice President Adams if we have a guest speaker for November’s dinner meeting, and Vice President Adams said he would have a guest speaker for November’s dinner meeting.

Christmas Party

Discussion was held on what we want to do for gifts at the Christmas Party. It was decided have several cash envelopes handed out, 50/50, and several door prizes. Also, we are keeping the same format as last year regarding the cocktail hour, dinner menu, no DJ, just regular music.


There was a short discussion on what to do with the Newsletter and to make sure everyone gets one. Nothing was resolved.

Survey Forms

President Bastyr said there were still no Survey Forms from Director Camacho.

Where To Retire

Vice President Adams said we have to put in our advertisement now for next year’s Where to Retire magazine. He passed around a copy of Where to Retire magazine where there was a topic on Bullhead City, besides our advertisement. There was a short discussion on whether we should invest in this again. Also a short discussion on whether we should start up an Economic Recovery Committee. Vice President Adams made a motion to advertise in the Where to Retire magazine for next year. Director Ramsey seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed.


President Bastyr asked if anyone had anything more to discuss. Seeing none, he asked for a motion to adjourn. Vice President Adams made a motion to adjourn and Director Lopez-Rajaniemi seconded the motion. All were in favor. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 12:46 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Laura L. Harrison
October 12, 2016