Minutes
Red River Riding Association
Date: December 5, 2016
Time:  7:00pm
Location:  RED RIVER ARENA 

NEXT  MEETING JANARY 2, 2017
@ 7:00PM AT ARENA ON 
FM 1177  
(Pot Luck Dinner)BRING ANYTHING YOU LIKE AND A SMILE!                         


After enjoying our scrumptious pot luck dinner, the meeting was called to order by President Becky King @ 7:20 PM.


OLD BUSINESS: Minutes read by Sabrina and accepted.
 The club is considering making changes to the playday schedule, dropping them during the hot months of June, July and August. We would add those to March, April, May , on the 3rd Sat. of the month. We will survey members at the awards banquet and on facebook.



NEW BUSINESS: Line up for he Christmas Parade will be at 5 PM at the grain elevator. Parade starts promptly at 6 PM. Horses should have blue lights and white, silvery tinsel. Riders should wear RRRA uniforms with Santa hats.
Also discussed a possible float for next year's parade.

Awards Banquet is set for January 7th. Decoating committee was selected: Benny, Sabrina, Becky, Stacey, and Kevin. Committee will meet at 5 pm to decorate. Banquet will begin at 7 PM. Each family should bring 2 dishes for the potluck. We will nominate and vote for 2017 officers. We also discussed auctioning off gift baskets. 

Discussed giving senior awards to recipients at graduation instead of at banquet. Voted unanimously to do so.



Motion to close: Travis Ober
Second: Kevin Tucker

AMENDED BY-LAWS

#1 WORKDAYS FOR NEXT YEAR TO QUALIFY TO BE A MEMBER: Each Family will sign up at the awards banquet to take care of a section of the arena all year as a member.

#2 MEETINGS:
All meetings will be changed to the 1st Monday of the month @ 7pm. Any other meetings will be decided by the President. 
At each meeting will be a pot -luck dinner so no one has to eat late or miss a meal.
AGAIN WHEN YOU JOIN UP TO THE ASSOCIATION TO BE A MEMBER YOU ARE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES TO QUALIFY FOR ANY KIND OF BENEFITS THE CLUB HAS TO OFFER


***********NOTICE***************

 
UPCOMING EVENTS:

APRIL 17TH- TOBRA BARREL RACE *NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR CONCESSIONS AND TO SET BARRELS.

APRIL 29TH & 30TH- RRRA JR. RODEO!! 7 PM FRIDAY THE 29TH AND 10 AM SATURDAY THE 30TH

MAY 2ND- REGULAR POTLUCK AND RRRA MEETING @ 7 PM.

MAY 7TH- PLAYDAY & TACK SALE 

MAY 11TH- VERNON PARADE 













TRAIL RIDES 
CALL LARRY HILL

UPCOMING PARADES:
VERNON 5/11/2016


ATTENTION:  
EVERYONE WHO IS RIDING IN THE PARADES NEED TO BUY THEIR GEAR FOR THE PARADES. WE MUST BE IN COMPLETE UNIFORM WHEN REPRESENTING OUR CLUB!! 

BECKY WILL CHECK ON WHAT SHE HAS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

BLANKET COVERS- USED: 20.00      NEW: 40.00
BREAST COLLARS-  USED: 30.00      NEW: 40.00
CHAPS -                   USED: 25.00      NEW: 35.00
NAVY BLUE LONG SLEEVE PEARL SNAP SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE AT ATWOODS, CAVENDERS, BROWSE SHOP, JUST TO NAME A FEW.
STRAW HATS WITH NO SORT OF COLORS ON THEM BESIDES THE BAND.
RED, WHITE & BLUE FLAG BANDANAS ARE PURCHASED AT ATWOODS AND BROWSE SHOP
HEADSTALLS & REINS ARE TO BE ALL LEATHER

READ THE BY-LAW BOOK-- What it takes to be a member.



WHAT A MEMBER IS: Make meetings, parades, workdays, etc. BE A PART OF THE ASSOCIATION

Meetings  12 a year make 6 
Workdays 12 a year (your assigned section)
(Mandatory workdays set by President)
Playdays work two events per playday.


Community Calendar is up and running 
CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE www.redriverridingassoc.org/
If you would like to add something let Becky know and we'll try to post it. 

If anyone needs to buy or sell anything please let an officer know and we will  post it on our classified portion of the website.

 
NEW OFFICERS: 
PRESIDENT- BECKY KING
V-PRES. -       KEVIN TUCKER
SECRETARY- SABRINA HAYES
TREASURER- STACY TUCKER
REPORTER-   KATHY DICKEY
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Something to think about:
"No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle"
                                                        -Winston Churchill-