Board Meeting Friends of the First Company Governorís Horse Guards


Date:†† 12-17-2012††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Location: Stonewell Restaurant, Farmington, CT. ††† Time:†† 16:30 hrs


Present: Board Members: Steve Meltzer, Andrew Arsenault, Bill Cowell, Ken Nelson, James Murdock, Anna Bongiorno, Gary Brooks


The Friends of the First Company Governorís Horse Guards held a board meeting on 17th of Dec. 2012. to review its financial standing and conduct any other business that may come before the board.


Minutes - The meeting minutes of 10-16-12 were reviewed and approved. A motion was made by Andrew Arsenault and 2nd by Steve Meltzer to approve the minutes. The motion was carried.


Financial Review Ken Nelson reported that the Friendsí bank account had $95,140.00 as of 12-31-12 compared to $94,714.76 on 10-16-12. This balance did not include the donation of $10,000 to the State Military Department for the fiscal 2013 which ends on 6-30-13 which †will be made before year end. See financial report for details. Report accepted by the board.


Horse Show No discussion


Golf Tournament No discussion†††††††


Board Members



New Business


  1. The board had a discussion regarding the donation to the Horse Guard for the year 2013 and it was approved to make a donation of †$10,000 for the this year which ends 12-31-13. †This donation would be made upon receipt of a formal request from the 1GHG with supporting documentation. The motion was made by Ken Nelson, 2nd by Jim Murdock and approved by the board.



Meeting adjourned @ 22:00 hrs

Next meeting.† 1st Quarter 2013 TBD†††††††††††††††††††††


William J. Cowell, Secretary††††