Board Meeting Friends of the First Company Governor’s Horse Guards, Inc


Date:   04-24-12          Location: Stonewell Restaurant Farmington, CT       Time:   19:05 hr


Present: Board Members: Richard Belliveau, Andrew Arsenault, Bill Cowell, Ken Nelson, Steven Meltzer, Anna Bongiorno Absent:  James Murdock


The Friends of the First Company Governor’s Horse Guards held a board meeting on 24th

 of April 2012 to review its financial standing and conduct any other business that may come before the board.


Minutes - The meeting minutes of 11-28-12 were reviewed and approved. A motion was made by Steve Meltzer and 2nd by Ken Nelson.


Financial Review - Ken Nelson reported that the Friends bank accounts had $89, 515.74 compared  to $ 88,521.52 as of the last quarter. See financial report for details.


Horse Show-  Steve Meltzer reported that the Horse show committee is moving forward although slowing. Rebecca Rathbun is heading up the committee and will be asking for assistance througn Bob Mazzara the day of the show.


Golf Tournament- Steve Meltzer reported on the golf tournament since he has been attending the meetings on a regular basis. Dan O’Flaherty is heading up the committee and has created a Golf Digest web site to promote the tournament and  to have people register. Steve indicated the Web is impressive. However, still need golfers and sponsors to fill out the tournament.


New Business


1. Discussion on making a donation to the AUSA golf tournament to be held on 7-12-12 at Tower Ridge. The proceeds of the tournament go to help homeless veterans. Andy Arsenault made a motion to donate $250.00. The motion was voted on and passed.


2. Directors- Will need to start thinking  about possible  new board members.


Meeting adjourned @ 21:20 Hrs.



Next meeting 2nd Quarter 2012 TBD                     


William J. Cowell, Secretary