Sunday, Sept 9
|Wednesday September 12
It is a beautiful 80 degree sunny day in Omaha.
The day began with the Men's General Business Meeting.
The board, in open session, rejected a proposal to revise the by-laws to allow a mail-in ballot for electing directors. This action followed a non-binding vote of all members present. The vote was 94 against and 40 for the proposal.
President Tom Kidd announced that 272 members, representing 127 ships, registered for the convention. 367 people are expected to attend Thursday evening's banquet. Also, that DESA gained 278 new members since January 1. Of these, 51 joined via the internet website, 113 were recruited by other members and 85 joined through the efforts of Dean Hoover.
Three new directors were elected:
At the conclusion of the meeting, Kidd presented plaques to:
The Ladies' General Business Meeting was held this morning, also.
Two seminars took place in the afternoon -
The Ship's Stores remained busy places.
Tours of the SAC Museum, Safari Park and Freedom Park were well attended today!
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