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Minutes CCGAA Meeting
March, 2007

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Minutes CCGAA Meeting
June 22, 2007

Cape Harrison Room, Southside Base
In Attendance: Bert Ralph, Gordon Butler, Gerry Squires, Brendan Rose, Les Noseworthy, Kevin Dormody, Melvin Burt, Murray Smith, Jerry Duggan, Ed Matthews, Sam Johnson, Lorne Humphries, Harold Chubbs,
Call to order: 9:30 a.m.
Minutes of the March 23, 2007 meeting were read by Ed Matthews. It was moved by Bren Rose and seconded by Harold Chubbs that the minutes be adopted as read; motion carried.
Business Arising:
Kevin Dormody advised that he has called Sharon Snow from NTV on 2 occasions regarding “Places to go with Sharon Snow” and she has not returned his telephone calls. Murray Smith has the telephone number for “Out of the Fog” and Kevin will contact them regarding a spotlight for “Let There Be Light”.
Murray Smith reported that he contacted the Historical Society in Grand Bank regarding the cost of a plaque for the Mariner’s Memorial. The cost for each plaque is $650; the Association would receive it for $500. It was decided that the cost would be too great and we would not proceed.
Financial Report: Read by Ed Matthews
green ball Cheques Written Total: $ 695.99
green ball GIC: $19,059.65
green ball Bank Balance: $ 9,834.89
Correspondence: A thank you letter and certificate of appreciation has been received from the Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society regarding the donation of a light for “Project Playhouse 2006”.
Thank you letters have been received from the students at Hazelwood Elementary regarding a class presentation made by Gerry Duggan, Les Noseworthy and Bert Ralph. Lorne Humphries and Kevin Dormody suggested having a place dedicated to displaying these letters and certificates.
New Business:
Les Noseworthy, Jerry Duggan, Bert Ralph & Ed Matthews have made class presentations to Beach Cove Elementary, Belle Island School and Hazelwood Elementary. Kevin Dormody asked that members be advised when the next school is going to take place. Les Noseworthy suggested having the presentation video taped; members agreed.
Gerry Duggan advised that the Association’s insurance company has been changed from Anthony Insurance to Munn Insurance due to a $150 savings.
Les advised that he has a digital copy of his work, but suggested having it stored safely. This issue will be looked at another time.
Jerry Duggan reported that the Association will be giving MUN $500 for a scholarship.
Jerry Duggan advised that the new signage for the building at Cape Spear is being prepared and donated by Norman Wade and EM Plastics.
Jerry Duggan reported that there are 9 art kits in inventory and these will be depleted by August.
Mr. Ralph Zarboni of EM Plastics will be contacted in the hopes of receiving another donation of art kits.
Jerry Duggan advised that he has entered a team in the DFO Golf Tournament in September; he asked if there are any interested members.
Jerry Duggan reported that he met with Minister Hearn regarding funds for the Alumni building; however, he has not heard from him.
Kevin Dormody advised that he had lunch with Norman Doyle and he is quite interested in the project; he would like to speak with Jerry Duggan. Jerry will contact Mr. Doyle.
Bert Ralph advised that July 4 is a free day for the choir his grandson is singing with at Festival 500. The children will be touring Cape Spear; however, due to a previous commitment Bert will not be able to accompany the choir. Ed Matthews volunteered to meet with them.
Murray Smith suggested that the Association request corporate sponsorship with regards to the new building at Cape Spear.
Ed Matthews advised the tapes have been made for the Belle Island book; however, it will take more time than previously anticipated.
Ed Matthews will write a thank you letter to the Fort McMurray Crisis Centre for the Certificate of Appreciation and the handmade “Oscar” gift.
The next meeting to be held on October 5, 2007 at 0930 hours in the Gilbert Boardroom at Southside Base.
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:50 hours.

Minutes CCGAA Meeting
October 5, 2007

Gilbert Room, Southside Base
In Attendance: Harold Chubbs, Frank Grant, Brendan Rose, Gordon Butler, Sam Johnson, Murray Smith, Gerry Squires, Lorne Humphries, Gerry Cantwell, John Butler, Ed Matthews, Jerry Duggan
Call to order: 9:30 a.m.
Minutes of the June 22, 2007 meeting were read by Ed Matthews. It was moved by Harold Chubbs and seconded by Frank Grant that the minutes be adopted as read; motion carried.
Business Arising:
Kevin Dormody, Les Noseworthy and Jerry Duggan met with Sharon Snow from NTV - Places to go with Sharon Snow regarding a spotlight for Let There Be Light.
Jerry Duggan and Ed Matthews donated a $500 bursary to MUN on behalf of the Association; a commitment has been made for five years. 20 art kits have been purchased; we now have 29 in inventory.
Kay Butler has been hired to transcribe notes for the Belle Isle book; this project should be completed by December 10, 2007.
Les Noseworthy to record lighthouse keepers who lived on Belle Isle during his trip to Labrador.
Due to the fact that the Alumni Association is a non-profit organization we applied for the GST rebate and received $256.19.
Kevin Dormody and Jerry Duggan met with Norman Doyle regarding funds for the Alumni building; he supports the initiative. He suggested that we would be able to secure $1M and the Alumni would be responsible for raising the remainder of the funds required.
Financial Report: Read by Ed Matthews
green ball Cheques Written Total: $ 3,226.79
green ball GIC: $19,059.65
green ball Cape Spear Figures for summer 2007:
green ball $ 3,002.00 Paid Visitors x $1
green ball $ 9,380.00 Books x $35
green ball $ 1,050.00 Posters x $5
green ball $ 65.00 Donations
green ball $13,497.00 Revenue
green ball GST Rebate: $ 256.19
green ball Bank Balance: $20,357.55
Jerry Duggan will be attending a 1 day workshop at CRA to complete paperwork for the taxations forms.
New Business:
Murray Smith questioned the process for nominating persons for the Polaris Award. For clarification Ed Matthews read the minutes from the December 10, 2004 meeting; after discussion the Polaris Award will not be presented this year.
Norman Wade & Co. donated signage for the building at Cape Spear. A thank you letter has been sent.
Lorne Humphries suggested recognizing persons and companies in the future that have donated to the Association.
John Butler spoke for a few minutes on recruitment, the Louis St. Laurent and the Terry Fox being deployed and recapitalization of the fleet. The SAR Skills Competition will take place in Corner Brook on October 13. The memorial dedication for employees who lost their lives in the line of duty will take place at the Coast Guard College on October 20; a plaque will be dedicated in St. Johns.
The next meeting to be held on December 14, 2007 at 0930 hours in the Belle Bay Room at NAFC White Hills.
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:50 hours.

Minutes CCGAA Meeting
December 14, 2007

Belle Bay Boardroom, NAFC, White Hills
In Attendance: Jerry Duggan, Melvin Burt, Harold Chubbs, Jim Lambe, Kevin Dormody, Les Noseworthy, Brendan Rose, Gordon Butler, Greg Twining, Sam Johnson, Gerry Squires, Ed Matthews, Frank Grant, Lorne Humphries
Call to order: 9:35 a.m.
Minutes of the October 5, 2007 meeting were read by Ed Matthews. It was moved by Greg Twining and seconded by Brendan Rose that the minutes be adopted as read; motion carried.
Business Arising:
Kay Butler has completed transcription of the first set of tapes for the Belle Isle book. Jerry delivered to Kay the tapes from Les’ trip to Labrador in the fall; she will work on these during the next month.
Herb Davis from Loyola Hearn’s office contacted Jerry regarding the building at Cape Spear. Jerry will continue to correspond with him.
There was an educational visit to Hazelwood Academy over a three day period. Les did a drawing class with the students. Jerry Duggan & Gerry Cantwell gave a session on “Life in a Lighthouse”. There was also a visit to Cape Spear with the children. Les also held a painting class with 20 selected children. 4 art kits were given to the school
Krystal Stockley of Burin received the $500 Memorial University Bursary.
It was suggested that a fruit basket be sent to Brendan Rose’s wife and Bert Ralph’s wife, as they are not feeling well.
Financial Report: Read by Ed Matthews
green ball Meeting Expenses: $ 35.00
green ball Kay Butler: $ 500.00
green ball Fruit Basket (Dave Noftall): $ 22.82
green ball GIC: $19,393.11
green ball Bank Balance: $26,654.19
green ball Cape Spear Revenue 2007 $14,104.00
New Business:
It was asked should we donate again $250 each to “The Gathering Place” and “George Street United Church”; Kevin Dormody moved and Frank Grant seconded the motion.
It was suggested that the Alumni Association needs to recruit members. Jerry and Ed will draft a letter to be sent in CCG retirement packages. Jerry will contact Lilly Abbass.
Forms for the museum artifacts at Cape Race will be sent to the Alumni Association.
Les spoke about his interviews this fall with Henry and Shirley Fowler in Labrador – they were great and very informative. He has now interviewed for the book 2 couples from the North East end of the island and one couple from the South West. Ed added that the Taylors were very pleased to be interviewed for the book. He also suggested that some of the Alumni meet during the winter to put the book together.
Jerry suggested paying Kay Butler an additional $100 for her transcribing services. Greg Twining moved for this to go ahead and Lorne Humphries seconded the motion.
The next meeting to be held on March 28, 2008 at 0930 hours in the Gilbert Room, Southside Base.
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:30 hours.
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