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Agenda For January 2017
- California Crimefight
you know that people who attend crime awareness seminars are
75% less likely to be the victim of a violent crime?
Byron Walls has been speaking on the subject of crime
safety since 1980 when he went to work for Citizens
Against Crime in Nashville, TN. From 1984 to 1996
Byron was Regional Director of CAC in Portland
and Seattle where he and his consultants spoke to
over 20,000 people a year on this important subject. In 1994,
Citizens Against Crime (with speakers in over
40 cities) chose Byron as National
Speaker of the Year.
In 1996 Byron moved to Los Angeles and started California
Crimefight. Byrons skills developed from
twenty years as a professional comedian, actor and singer
are abundantly clear when you hear him speak.
His experience as an entertainer combined with his love of
teaching (his father was a college professor and Byron
has a Masters Degree in Communications from San Francisco
State) has resulted in the creation of a charismatic, powerful
speaker who generates rave reviews wherever he goes.
We welcome him to start off the new year, using humor to
help to keep us safe!
January 10 - Board
Youll notice on the monthly calendar
that the Board Meeting has been moved to the second Tuesday.
But we havent lost our dining get-togethers, plan on
the fourth Tuesdays this year.
January 17 - Pot
Luck, Annual Report, Election for Board of Director Positions
is our Winter Pot Luck which I know everyone looks
forward to and enjoys as we feast on the many dishes brought
in by our members. Please remember
that if you are unable to bring a dish to serve 8 to 10 hungry
Tugnetters, please contribute $10 so we can add additional
food to the table as needed. We do want to have
plenty for everyone! By the way, spouses are invited.
our scrumptious meal is devoured, we will have our official
annual meeting as required by our 501.c.3 status. The candidates
will be introduced with the 2017 election following.
then have the required State of TUGNET
report from our Treasurer which Im sure you will find
quite interesting certainly more so than some of those
other State of reports that come your way! At
this time it is my pleasure to recognize our volunteers. Its
also your chance to say Thank you to these members
who have worked hard to keep our club functioning for all
There is a presentation in the planning stages which Im
sure you will enjoy. Details will be announced later.
I certainly hope you will do your best to attend. See you
January 24 - Dining
exact location will be announced soon so put the date on your
calendar and plan to join your TUGNET friends for a lovely
evening of conversation and, of course, eating.
Jeff Kent did a great job setting up our dining events
last year at the several restaurants we visited. He is trying
to get the locations calendered as far in advance as possible
this year which will help everyone to participate. It takes
him a number of visits for each meal to confirm the dates
and we most certainly appreciate his efforts. The restaurants
involved donate 15-20% of the meal checks back to us.
The funds generated, while not great individually, have helped
our treasury as Deuk will explain at the January 17
meeting. The restaurants hope to welcome us in larger numbers
this year so do try to attend.
Thanks to all who have supported our dining events through
the year, it has helped our treasury while you had a pleasant
time and filled your tummies. We will continue to keep you
informed of the schedule of restaurants in the new year.
Please note: Dining events will
be planned for the fourth Tuesday from January on. That will
accommodate the board of directors meeting changing to the
second Tuesday each month.
Look forward to seeing you. Remember to invite friends
and family to come as well. Most
get there between 5 & 6 p.m.
There is no easier way that I know of to help our treasury,
assuming that we have good participation. If you can invite
someone to come with you - or meet you there, wouldnt
that be grand? If we could garner a check for at least $100
each time we have a dining event, with two events wed
have one night of our meeting room rent covered. Now tell
me, whats better than that?
If you dont have a flyer,
contact Jeff Kent at email@example.com to get one.
It is important to have a copy of
the appropriate flyer for these occasions.
It is always available, even if you are nott able to
get to a meeting to pick it up. Please ask for it, either
by e-mail or a phone call. The e-mail addresses and phone
numbers of board members are on page 2 of the newsletter,
so take advantage of that and ask for a flyer when you think
youll be able to join us.
If you have a favorite restaurant
youd like to have included in these plans, let Jefferson
Kent know about it. His contact info is on page 3. He is happy
to work with any location which welcomes groups. By the way,
it is surprising how many restaurants are glad to participate
in this sharing program. After all, this brings them customers
who otherwise wouldnt be there!
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