Dive Club Meeting 10/13/2020 -virtual Zoom meeting
Holly, club president, opened Zoom meeting at 7:00pm
Board members met at O’Toole’s earlier this month to present John O’Toole with donations collected which totaled $1000. Donations were collected from members as a way to give back to servers affected by club meeting cancelled due to COVID-19.
Individual members: 42
Family membership: 33
10/31 Lake Phoenix -Pumpkin Carvin Day!
10/14 Tri-City Scuba -VA Beach Diving (and a whole lotta classes going on)
Club accounts total: $5162.58
Upcoming speakers:November 10: VMFA Treasurers of Ancient Egypt -Sunken Cities
December 8: Bimini Dolphin Communication Project
Holly raised the question to members about resuming in-person meetings or a combination in-person/virtual meetings. Consensuses was not reached; Holly will reach out to VMFA to see if they have space/interest to host a hybrid version for the November club meeting. If they cannot accommodate us, we will continue to only meet via Zoom. More details to follow…
Holly proposed a COVID amendment to the BYLAWS which allows, current board members, to serve another year in their current role should voting support the outcome.
2021 Elected Board of Directors:
Featured Speaker: Ron Watkins -Photographer
Ron shared great photos and inspiring tales of travels to Moorea, French Polynesia to snorkel with whales. Breaching, feeding and parenting -we saw beautiful photos of each part of a whale’s life. Please we learned about fin-der (the whale dating app) -swipe left…. and the 3 male whales singing on the Voyager soundtrack. Thanks Ron we LOVED the presentation!!