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MAKE UP EVALUATIONS

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Feb 21, 2018 12:26PM PST

Due to the rain outs on the first week, we will have an extra day of evaluations
at SKIP WELLS PARK in Cobb County. Located on Bells Ferry Road between
Highway 41 and Barrett Parkway.

SATURDAY ONLY: February 24, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Pass the word.

Thank you for everyone’s assistance last week.

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FEB 2018 BOD MEETING

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Feb 12, 2018 3:55AM PST ( 2 Comments )

CSSA BOARD MINUTES
February 5, 2018

The monthly meeting of the CSSA Board was held at Gameday Restaurant and called to order by Norm Theim at 6:30 PM;

Present members: Ray DeLuca, Mike Parson, Ken Taylor, Bob Werner, Bob Hammond, Darrell Moreland, Norm Thiem, John Humeston, Dan Flemming,
Scott Parrish, Robbie Crider & Dewey Hom;

Absent Members: Randy Bergman, who was still celebrating the Eagles win of Super Bowl LII. E-A-G-L-E-S, E-A-G-L-E-S, E-A-G-L-E-S !!!!

Minutes for January were read & approved for January Spring evaluations are this and next weekend – February 10th & 11th, and February 17th & 18th, at 1:30 PM at Hobgood Park.

1. Signs were made and distributed to board members to place throughout Cherokee and surrounding counties;
2. Volunteer sign-up sheet for evaluations will be handled by Mike Parson, and multiple board members have committed to one or both sessions. Volunteers are expected to attend rain or shine;
3. Evaluation forms will be made available on line via our web site.

Treasurer’s report was reviewed and approved by the board.

1. Beginning balance $10, 927 and ending balance of $10,266. This balance also includes expenditures for softballs, score book, incorporation renewal and web domain.

Sponsorship reminders will be sent out this week. Due to one of Ray’s personal problems they were delayed by 2 weeks. Currently we have only 6 sponsorship paid for the 2018 season. Darrell Moreland has obtained 3 umpires to work on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays along with himself and Mike Kerrigan.

1. He also has a couple back-ups in case issues or umpires not being able to attend games;
2. We will be working with 1 umpire for each game in all leagues;
3. Darrell & Mike will be conducting clinics on how a 1 man umpire system will work.

Changes for all leagues:

1. Leagues will play 2 – 10 game seasons with room for playoffs and/or 1 pitch tournaments at season’s end;
2. Only 1 umpire will be used for each game;
3. Game times will be reduced to 60 minutes plus an inning if needed;
4. IA / IR designation rule will be removed;
5. All players will be required to pay full fees and not pro-rated;

The BOD will be obtaining a new computer for the treasurer to use with ‘quick books’ as to make accounting easier and more accurate, and will also be able to be better in touch with sponsors. BOD went over our new database system that we will try to incorporate into our web site to access players’ information such as: contact information, emergency information, e-mail, teams, etc. This will also allow our sponsors to add information onto our web site with business specials, coupons, etc. Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, at 6:30 PM at Game day. DON’T FORGET YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER THIS WEDNESDAY – VALENTINE’S DAY. YOU’LL BE GLAD YOU DIDN’T !!! Meeting was adjourned at 8:50 PM.
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SPRING EVALUATIONS

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Feb 3, 2018 10:48AM PST ( 0 Comments )

CHEROKEE SENIOR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION
W O O D S T O C K , G A
HOLDING REGISTRATION AND SKILL LEVEL EVALUATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2018 SEASON

REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO MEN TURNING 49 YEARS YOUNG IN 2018, AND OLDER
(WE HAVE (300 +) PLAYERS FROM 49 THROUGH THEIR 80’S IN OUR ORGANIZATION)

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 1:30 PM EACH DAY on

SAT — Feb17 and SUN — Feb 18

REGISTRATION AND EVALUATIONS WILL BE HELD AT
HOBGOOD PARK, FIELD #4
(BELLS FERRY & TOWNE LAKE PKWY)
WOODSTOCK, GA 30189

FOR MORE INFORMATION
VISIT our WEBSITE AT:
www.cssa.teampages.com

We have leagues to match your skill level.
We have leagues playing on Mon Morning, Tue Night,
Wed Morning, Wednesday Night, and Thur Night.

SEASON STARTSMARCH 12, 2018

2018 Cherokee Senior Softball Registration

email for more information: <nthiem@aol.com>
ASK ABOUT REFER A FRIEND PROGRAM

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JAN. 2018 BOD MEETING

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Feb 3, 2018 10:35AM PST ( 0 Comments )

CSSA BOARD MINUTES
January 15, 2018 – DRAFT

The monthly meeting of the CSSA Board was held at Gameday Restaurant and called to order by Norm Theim at 6:30 PM;

Present members: Ray DeLuca, Mike Parson, Ken Taylor, Bob Werner, Bob Hammond, Darrell Moreland, Norm Thiem, John Humeston, Dan Flemming, Randy Bergman, Scott Parrish, Robbie Crieder & Dewey Hom;

Ray McClure, who was in attendance, said a prayer in honor of Darrell Moreland’s mother, Emma Elizabeth Moreland, who passed away on January 12, 2018.

A. Minutes from the December 4, 2017, CSSA meeting were approved by the BOD.

B. An award was presented to Ken Taylor, who is leaving the BOD today, for his service to the BOD over the past few years. The award was based on Ken’s ‘Unwavering focus on the core mission of the CSSA’. Dewey Hom has agreed to take over Ken’s position as Treasurer for the CSSA until a full-time replacement volunteer is found or steps forward.

C. A vote was held on the Secretary’s position to be included into the expansion of the executive committee. The vote was agreed & passed by BOD members.

D. Continued discussions were held on active, IR and IA players. Active players MUST pay to play. The cost will be the same for everyone no matter how many games they play. Also, there will be NO refunds in event of an injury, work, moving, etc.

E. BOD discussed that the minimum size of a team is the number agreed upon by both the league director and the coaches.
1. The feeling is that there should be enough people to field a team plus 3 more. However, this will be based on the number of players available, and will be done on a trial bases for the spring league to see if it works.
2. The board agreed to allow managers & league directors to develop a plan for substitutes specific to each league.
F. The BOD also voted to extend the current regulation concerning the age of players. Anyone currently 49 years old and older, or turning 49 during the upcoming season are eligible to play in the CSSA.

G. N. B. It was also determined that all players must pay to play by the first game of the season. We would like everyone to pay by check if possible.

H. Treasurer Report was given by Ken Taylor.
1 After all bills had been paid for 2017, there was a beginning balance of $6896. As of today there is a balance of $10,927. This does not include 3 additional sponsor checks received in 2018.
2. Additional payments are to be made in January for softballs, insurance, web domain, incorporation renewal, etc.
3. As his last official act for the CSSA board, Ken will submit 1099’s and file the annual tax return for our non-profit corporation.

I. New uniforms will be ordered in the Spring of 2018, for all those teams not having current sponsor and/or quality uniforms.

J. A discussion was held on ways for the CSSA to save some money and still provide the players with quality games, umpires, fields, etc. A survey was taken on a few different ideas, and they will be discussed at the next BOD meeting.

K. John Humeston and Mike Parson will head evaluations and promotions for the CSSA. Anyone wishing to help with evaluations, in any way, please contact John johnhumeston1952@gmail.com or Mike mjap11@yahoo.com, ASAP. Evaluations will be held on February 10th & 11th, and February 17th & 18th 2018 at 1:30 PM at Hobgood Park.
L. As of today, we have had 6 sponsors pay for the 2018 season. A reminder for payment will be sent to current sponsors within the next 7-10 days. If you are a sponsor, know someone or wish to become a sponsor, please mail your checks for $350, ASAP to: Ray DeLuca – Sponsor Coordinator, 105 Rock Creek Drive, Canton, GA 30114, 770-479-4217.
Next CSSA BOD meeting will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:10 PM.

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DEC Meeting

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Jan 5, 2018 6:00AM PST

CSSA BOARD MINUTES
December 4, 2017

The monthly meeting of the CSSA Board was held at Gameday Restaurant and called to order by Norm Theim at 6:30 PM;

Present members: Ray DeLuca, Mike Parsons, Ken Taylor, Bob Werner, Bob Hammond, Darrell Moreland, Norm Theim, John Humeston, Dan Flemming, Randy Bergman and Scott Parrish;

Old Business:
A. Minutes from 11-07-17, were approved.

B. Banquet was a success even though the CSSA was at a loss of $640, in ticket sales due to paying for sponsor dinners and giving a guarantee of 200 attendees to the caterer.
1. 50/50 drawing and auction sales netted just under $1200. The money was given to charities that will sponsor toys, gifts, food, etc to children during and after the holidays.
a. Po Boys Car Club $450, for bicycle helmets and gift cards for teen children;
b. Cherokee Shrine Club $300, for toys and needs;
c. William Weaver w/ HAC (Help a Child) $450, for food, school supplies and other needs.

C. The IA and IR were discussed at length with no official decision made at the meeting. This matter will be discussed again, along with notes and various considerations made at the meeting. Preliminary results of the discussion are as follows:
1. IR will be omitted;
2. IA will be called ‘Replacement Players List’
a. A player cannot play in a season unless he pays for a full season;
b. The player does not count against the roster of the league’s pre-set maximum number of players, until he is on a team;
c. A player may come back to play in a league with the league director’s placement to a team in need, provided there is an open roster spot.

D. Treasure’s Report: Voted and approved by BOD.
1. Beginning Balance - $16,310.26
2. Ending Balance - $10,615.97
Ending balance includes pay off of banquet, awards, and misc fees.

E. Ken Taylor is stepping down as Treasurer, and the board is looking for someone from the league to take over this position. Anyone who would like to volunteer for the treasurer’s duties please contact someone from the board to make yourself heard.

F. Robbie Crider has been named the new Skip Wells League director.

G. Robbie Crider has been named the new Web Manager.

H. Discussion and a motion was made for the Secretary position to be included into the expansion of the executive committee. This will be voted on at the next meeting after proper posting time is completed.

I. Next meeting will take place on January 8, 2018. Time & place to be announced.

J. Meeting adjourned at 9:00 PM.

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