General Meeting Minutes - 2015-05-12

7:12 Meting opened with National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance
Opening remarks by President Scott
Court ruling on the Shew vs Malloy should be coming very soon.
President checks the website everyday for a ruling
Our lawyer(s) are scheduled to be at our June Meeting
Ray Bevis has been appointed as Legislative Coordinator

Executive Report - Vice President
Food bank donation delivery
Thank you to everyone who brought in food to be donated
We have a new website sponsor for $100/month
If there are 2a business interested in advertising with CCDL, contact Lenny

Executive Report - Treasurer

Total Monthly Expenses: 1,600
Total Monthly Income: 883

Total Litigation Donations to Date: 599,000
Total Ligitation Expenses to Date: 511,000

Coordinator Report - Membership
Total membership was up over 18,000
After deleting duplicate and triplicate entries, we are currently at 17,500

Coordinator Report - Events
Our annual dinner date and location is set for Feb. 2016
We will have a Family Picnic at Booth Memorial Park in Stratford, CT TBD
The picnic is family, dog, carry friendly and is free
CCDL will once again have a booth at the 2016 Fishing & Hunting show

Coordinator Report - Fundraising
Unfortunately Bob has a prior commitment. Ray giving report
The 2016 Poker Run date is set for Sept. 26th, 2016
We are still looking for sponsors for the event contact Bob
Flyer and volunteers info will be available at the next meeting

Coordinator Report - Legislative Update
There are 21 days left to the 2015 legislative session
Two Bills are scheduled to be voted on S.B. 650 & H.B. 6848
Both bills are on the Calendar Call list
We need to contact legislators by phone
Ask your Sen/Rep if they believe victims of domestic violence should be able to
protect themselves from their abuser because these bills will disarm victims.
More info can be found under the file section of the CCDL Facebook GROUP page
A Legislator Trap Shoot is being planned for fall more info forthcoming

Coordinator Report - Pistol Permit Issues
The Scott Lazurek open carry case had oral arguments and a decision should be coming soon
Everytown for gun sense released a new 'gun safety advocate' video

Open Forum
Gun Show this Saturday 5/16/15 in Orange, CT at American Legions, $5
Contact Dave Bicknell if interested in shooting in Guilford or Branford, open to the
public and trap shoot are $5/non-members

Close of meeting

CCDL holds its monthly general membership meeting at 7:00pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Elks Lodge in Middletown, CT. Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

All CCDL members are welcome and encouraged to attend. We have a request from the property owners to please do not park on the grass when attending the meeting.

Meeting Agenda

  • Updates (if any) on our lawsuit against the State of Connecticut – Shew v. Malloy
  • Volunteers for 3rd CCDL Poker Run – help needed
  • CCDL Family Picnic updates/volunteers needed
  • New Project: #IamCCDL underway. What it is, how you can help; etc
  • Discussion on CCDL activism to support a new shooting facility

Avoid the wait and shipping fees! The full selection of CCDL merchandise is always for sale at our meetings, including many items not sold on our website..