Minutes of May 27, 2014 Meeting
Art Wilson

 Minutes of ASPC Meeting

 Date Held:      Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Where:            Aladdin Shrine, Aladdin Room

Time:              6:00pm

RE:                 Aladdin Shrine Photography Club

CALL TO ORDER: 6:15pm by President Mark Layman

ATTENDEES: Mark Layman, Art Wilson, Clyde Compton, Gene Steineman, Dave Fultz, Steve Russo, Fred Gischler and our newest member Robert Albright.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Motion was made by Art and received a second by Fred to wave the reading of minutes.  Mark said he had them on file and on line if anyone wanted to see them or to obtain a copy.

CLUB SHIRTS:  Mark passed out club shirts that Kris had completed.  We are going to see her about some club caps too.  We now have blank order forms to order items from Kris.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Steve reported that we received a check from Bob Stevenson for Tabloid photos that were taken.   Steve said our account at this time has $163.64.

OFFICER’S REPORTS: No Committees.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: (Old Business)

 Membership: Pleased to announce we gained a new member at tonight’s meeting. Mr. Robert Albright.  WELCOME

 Column or Ad in Lamp: Mark and all club members thought the article in lamp worked out well.  We think that the article is good enough and we will not need an ad in the Lamp but for special occasions.

Dues Cards: Mark passed out more cards .

CLUB SCHEDULE: Mark stated that for summer we WILL NOT go dark as it is a perfect time to take photos.  We may discuss going dark in winter months.

Registrars Photo Collage: Mark said so far we have taken 19 photos.  We will schedule  more sessions to try to complete them.

Past Masters Photo: Dick Bull of the Past Masters unit approached Mark about getting a group photo of his unit.  Mark said he and Dick worked out a date of Nov. 24.   

Memory Book:  Mark said to keep taking photos of Shrine events for our Memory Book fund raiser. Mark stated that we may or may not do this??  We will continue to talk about it.

2015 Photo Calendar: Mark stated that we want to start looking for photos of club, unit and Shrine event photos for calendar.  2015 Calendar will include the months December 2014 thru January 2016.

Photo subjects per month that we will be looking for:

12/14-Old Shrine building photo                       1/15-Sled Hockey-have photos

2/15-Past Masters in a Parade                          3/15-Spag.Dinner/Dance(Dave has photos)

4/15-Santee- Art has, Wolfe w/Clowns            5/15-DerbyParty-Mark has

6/15-Fishing trip-Steve has some                      7/15-Imperial-Art will take

8/15-Chick/Corn Roast- Club will take 9/15-Unit Photos

10/15-Pumpkin Show Parade                           11/15-open

12/15-Artist’s rendering of new building            1/16-open

Tabloid Training Day:  Jeff went to meeting but there was nothing much to report.  We decided to forget about it this year but we will get more involved in it as a club next year.

Outings:  Our July club outing may be at the Columbus Zoo.  Steve is checking on group pricing for us.   

New Business:

The Potentate’s visit will be September 23, 2014.  We moved and had a second and voted to bring our ladies also. Times will be Social 6:00pm and dinner at 6:30pm. Dress will be casual.  Men- Club polo shirt with slacks and fez.  Ladies- pant, pant suit or dress.  We will have Stuffed Boursin Chicken or Beef Brisket with Red Skin potatoes with salad and ice cream. We will try to keep it around $20.00 each.  Mark is finalizing all with the caterer.

Dave had a nice informative display of Macro photography.  He showed many photos and what equipment to use to take them.  He also brought many different types of Macro equipment for us to play with.  Job well done…..

Next month’s meeting: easy photo editing programs.  Example: Picasa.  Demonstrations will show how easy entry level editing can be.

Meeting was closed at 7:35pm

Secretary, Art Wilson 06/04/14

  Art Wilson

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