Box 19, Folder 16, Document 54

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MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BRAVES "400 11 CLUB, INC.
February 23, 1966
PRESENT:
Officers President
Vice-Pres.
Vice-Pres.
Treasurer
Secretary
Joe Gerson
Steve Schmidt
Billy Gibson
Ed Harris
J. L. Jerden
Directors:
Bill Bass
Art Collier
Gene McDermott
Jack Williams
Elmer Morrow
·Joe Pittard
Sid Scarborough
· Al Thompson
President Gerson started the meeting discussing committee reports.
Schmidt, Program Chairman, gave the following report:
Steve
1 - Proposed five luncheons during the 1966 season as follows:
April 11th
May 31st
June 28th
July 27th
Sept. 27th
Braves vs .
vs.
"II
vs.
" vs .
vs.
"
Pittsburgh
Dodgers
Cubs
Cardinals
Giants
At &~ ch of these luncheons special guests of the teams will be
invited .
2 - Proposed the Club give a Player of the Yea r awa rd at the end of
the season and that a committee be appointed to establish the
criteria for selection and the selection process.
The motion was made by S. Scarborough and seconded by Gene McDermott that
above proposal s be a ccepted . The report was approved by the Board. President
Gerson appointed committee of Gibson, Morrow, Williams and Scarborough , with
Billy Gibs on as Chairman, to handle th e award. It was moved by .E):i Harris,
seconded by Al Thompson, that the president work out details of the lo cation
of the luncheons. This motion carried. Suggestion was made that the player
receiving the award be given a permanent plaque a nd that another plaque be put
in the Braves' office carrying each yea.r 1 s winner . One other suggestion is to
issue a booklet of tickets to all luncheons rather than do it all by ticket
sales at each luncheon.
Bob Stokes made report on the West Palm Beach trip and advised about 12 to 18
people would be going. Bob has checked the airlines and railroads regarding
a group rate and found them to be impractical with the number we have going.
President Gerson appointed a committee of Di Harris, J. L. Jerden and Bill Bass
to serve as an auditing committee to make periodic reviews of the books. Motion
ma.de by Harris, seconded by Gibson, that a new checking account be established
requiring two signatures on any check. The President, Treasurer and E>cecutive
Secretary all will be authorized to sign checks. This motion carried.
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A report on membership was given. Reconnnendation was made that the
dues be invoiced to each member rather than requested in letter.
Charter Membership Certificates were discussed. Ed Harris will get
the design from Larry Werber and get these printed.
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Respectfully submitted,
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