Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association on Oct 10 2019 at 10:42AM PDT in Fall 2019

October 7, 2019

The monthly meeting of the CSSA Board was held 10-07-2019, at Gameday Grill, and called to order by Norm Thiem at 6:35 PM;

Present members: Ray DeLuca, Norm Thiem, Dewey Hom, Bob Hammond, Dick O’Conner, Robbie Crider, Mike Parson, Andy Tubbs, John Humeston, Bob Werner & Leland Brown.

Absent Members: Don DiSalvo, Randy Bergman & Darrell Moreland.

A. Minutes from the 9-02-2019, meeting was discussed & approved.

B. Financial report was read & discussed.

C. Discussed different avenues for 2020 season concerning sponsors, umpires and players fees. These items will be tabled until next meeting, and a sub-committee will be established to discuss and bring ideas for a plan for the future.
The sub-committee will consist of:
1. Mike Parson 2. Bob Hammond
3. Leland Brown 4. Ray DeLuca

D. Arnold Fowler nominations received:
1. Wes LeCroy 2. Gary Bedoe
3. Mike Fortenberry 4. Jerry King

E. Lowell Lawson nominations:
1. Jerry King 2. Norm Theim

F. Banquet Update:
Banquet is scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Fendley Farmstead in Canton, GA. The banquet is limited to 200 people so please purchase tickets ASAP to guarantee a seat. No ticket sales at door. Start time is 6:30 PM, and should be over around 9:30 PM. It will be catered by Prestige Catering and the menu consists of two main entrees; Chicken Cordon Blue & Beef Filet Medallions, as well as salad, vegetables, rolls, drinks and dessert. Price is $25 per player and $15 for spouse. Each player will receive a free 25th Anniversary CSSA hat with their paid ticket. Additional hats may be purchased at $10 each. Tickets may be purchased from any league director. We also ask that you please bring an unwrapped child’s gift in order to support our local Toys for Tots Christmas programs.

  • In order to have an accurate head count, ALL ticket sales MUST be completed by 10-31-19.

G. Golf Tournament:
The CSSA Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Towne Lake Hills Country Club. Check-in and practice begins at 11:00 AM, and Shotgun start is at 12:00 PM (High Noon). Price is $60 per player in advance, and $65 on day of event. Contact Tom Cameron 404-918-0500, or Norm Thiem 770-757-8467, for entry forms or further details. We also ask for unwrapped child’s toys for our Toys for Tots Christmas programs.

H. BOD Positions:
There will be 2 BOD positions open for the upcoming 2020 season. If anyone is interested or would like to nominate someone, please contact anyone on the BOD ASAP. Nominations MUST be received by October 11, 2019. The 2 positions that will be available are:
1. National League Director
2. Treasurer
Currently there is 1 position that has two people in contention… Monday morning Gold Senior League has incumbent Darrell Moreland against Jack Dulaney.
Voting will take place beginning October 14, 2019, and extend through the end of fall season.

I. Reminder… GameDay, one of our CSSA sponsors, has set up a program that will give back to the CSSA, 20% of their proceeds, of gross sales, on Tuesday nights for all players that visit and purchase food & beverages. Players will just need to notify their server that they play for a team in the CSSA.

J. Next BOD meeting will be Monday, November 4, 2019, GameDay Grill, 6:30 PM.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 PM.

The purpose of the CSSA is to promote sportsmanship,
NOT gamesmanship.



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