Richmond Dive Club - January 2022 Membership Meeting
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Meeting held virtually via Zoom.
Club President, Jim Dacey began the meeting at 7:01 pm.
Members shared some upcoming plans for scuba trips such as the Florida Keys.
Tri-City Scuba has upcoming trips to the Florida Springs.
Shared a comparison of end of year bank statements for four different years.
Jim discussed the need to keep an eye on finances. Discussed RDC expenses that the club may not have had in the past such as web services and Zoom meeting platform.
Jim gave an overview of the BOD Meeting held in early December.
2022 dues start February 28. Payment can be made online.
BOD is considering a $5 dues increase across the board. New dues would be as follows:
Individual $40, currently $35
Family $60, currently $55
Corporate $130, currently $125
Membership stats for 2021
30 - Family
57 – Individual
2 – Corporate
Jim asks members to invite new members and/ or remind previous members to rejoin.
UPCOMING SURFACE INTERVAL
Banff Film Festival
James River High School, 3700 James River Road
Friday, March 18, 7-9:30 pm $6
Saturday, March 19, 7-9:30 pm $6
Sunday, March 20, 3-5:30 pm $6
Tickets available from Chesterfield Parks and Rec. Information is also available on the RDC Facebook page.
Jim thanked RDC’s Corporate Sponsors, Tri-City Scuba and Lake Phoenix for their continued support of RDC.
Upcoming trips as well as available specialty classes for Tri-City Scuba were listed and may be found on the Tri-City Scuba website.
Jim thanked the other RDC BOD members, Larry Knorr, Debi Moir and Bart Drummond for their assistance as well as all of the members of RDC.
Larry turned the floor over at 7:14 pm to Tracy Hess, Certified Health and Life Coach with Dominion Wellness Coaching, for her presentation on “A Diver’s Biggest Nemesis and How to Defeat it!”. Tracy gave a wonderful and informative presentation on the biggest health factor to a diver, cardiovascular disease, and provided 7 steps towards living healthier.
Tracy turned the floor over at 8:11 pm to RDC Vice President, Larry Knorr, who announced an upcoming email that will be coming to members with a survey. The survey is to get member input on ways to improve the club and determine what each member would like to get out of their membership in RDC.
Jim closed the meeting at 8:14 pm.
The next RDC membership meeting will be February 8, 2022 at 7 pm. In-person at O’Toole’s or Virtual meeting via Zoom to be determined at a later date based on COVID data.