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January 2011 Minutes TBBC

posted Jun 20, 2011, 7:50 AM by Club Members

1. Meeting called to order by VP Ross at Chateau La Rouge, St Pete at 8:03 pm on
Friday, January 7th.; Pres Sir Thomas ill.

2. Revised Treasurer Report: Balance reported was a previous balance. Balance
reported should have been $ 496.00. Check in the amount of $100.00 written to Dan
Radwanski (see item 10 below). Dues for 2011 taken in from 3 members ($25.00 each;
see item6 below). The current balance reflecting the above is $471.06 with a possible
max of $40.00 to VP Ross for beads (see item 8 below) and $100.00 still to be collected
from the President. With these items, working capital is $531.00.

3. Attendance at 15 for meeting, 6 guests. Two guests provided with Membership
Applications. Jeff Moye submitted application (forwarded to VP Ross for Pledge
Master), Robert Shaw will complete and submit at next meeting.

4. TBBC Christmas Party at Ross, Richard’s home in Tampa very successful; held in
conjunction with BALM. Total of 42 persons attended.

5. Based on the success of the 2010 TBBC Christmas Party, there were discussions on
the possibility of a holding combined Tampa Bay leather groups Christmas/Holiday party
for 2011. Possibly under the auspices of BALM. Each club would be responsible for
providing a main dish, e.g. turkey, ham. MCC Tampa is the proposed location. VP
Ross indicated probably no charge by MCC but a basket would be passed for a free-will
offering for the church.

6. Dues for 2011 are due by April 1st. $25.00/person. Dues paid by Will G., Tom T. and
Steve D. at meeting

7. Nominations are now open for elections which will be held at the April meeting.
Positions to be filled are: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.

8. Resolution made and passed to authorize VP Ross to spend up to $40.00 for beads to
be used for Tampa Pride.

9. Boy Woodie and Daddy Jeffrey attended the meeting and provided information on the
Tampa Leather Club’s Leather Sir and Leather Boy contest the weekend of February 4th –
6th at the Flamingo Resort in St Pete. Meet and Greet on the 4th, contest on the 5th (8:00
to 10:00 PM; arrive early for a seat), and Victory Brunch on the 6th. Last year event was
very well attended; over 750 persons. Contact Boy Woodie for info and applications to
compete: boywoodie65@aol.com.

10. Motion made and passed to sponsor Dan at the Leather Boy/Sir Leather contest in Ft
Lauderdale on 11th and 12th of March. Sponsorship is a TBBC club tradition. Amount
of $100.00.

11. Our January 17, 2011meeting at the Chateau La Rouge was free. Owners also
provided refreshments (mini hot dogs, cheese, etc.) There will be a charge for future
meetings but owners have as yet not provided any indication of the amount although they
have been requested to do so. VP Ross, Pres will pursue discussions prior to the Feb
TBBC meeting.

12. Members of TBBC living in Pinellas county were requested to suggest alternate
Pinellas locations. It was noted that the Flamingo Resort is again making some
comments about opening a leather bar within their complex. Members requested to visit
Flamingo and indicate desirability of having a leather bar at their location.

13. The Chelsea Nightclub in Tampa (Florida Ave.) was suggested as a possibility.
Chelsea already hosts the Tampa Bay RUILES meetings on Sunday afternoons and may
be open to having TBBC.

14. Rope bondage on boy Woodie provided by VP Ross – very well done!!

S. Drost, Secretary