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March Minutes

MINUTES of the Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH)
Meeting date: March 6, 2014

Call to order: A regular meeting of the MASH, was held at Osborn Brewing in Monroe, OH on March 6, 2014. The meeting convened at 7:03, Vice-President Joe Souder presiding, and Patty Contreras, secretary.

Approval of minutes:

No minutes motioned for approval.
Officers’ reports:
Vice president

Our April meeting will be a club-only homebrew competition. The beers will not be judged by the BJCP style guide.
Treasurer

Brent K. is still accepting dues. We have currently have 18 official paid members.
Board and committee reports:

Kent Kirkendall, Competition committee

Cellar Dweller is willing to host our competition. Details to to be decided, the competition is still aimed for June/July range. The competition will be club only and judged by BJCP guidelines. Any new volunteers for the committee are welcome.

Unfinished business:
None
New business:

Social Announcement

Scott Shablak is hosting a bottle share open to the entire club on March 15th at 5pm. Beer does not need to be homebrew. Contact Scott S. on facebook for more info.

Announcements:

  • Andy Pax will be giving a lecture after this meeting on hop growing.
  • Our May meeting will be a brew-out/ cook-out on Saturday May 3 where we will celebrate Osborn Brewing’s one year anniversary.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:22pm.

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February Meeting Minutes

MINUTES of the Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH)
Meeting date: February 6, 2014

 

Call to order: A regular meeting of the MASH, was held at Madtree Brewing in Cincinnati, OH on February 6, 2014. The meeting convened at 7:30pm, Vice-President Joe Souder presiding, and Patty Contreras, secretary.

 

Approval of minutes:

No minutes motioned for approval.

 

Officers’ reports:
None
Board and committee reports:

Competition committee led by Kent Kirkendall

The first MASH competition will be club only sometime around July. Kent will need 2 or 3 volunteers for the committee. Joe S. volunteers.
Unfinished business:
None
New business:
Madtree hosts a Cincinnati Common competition for MASH members.

The winning common was brewed by Andy A. and Jeff F.
Announcements:

  • Shirts with MASH logo are now available for order through Brent O.
  • Membership dues are payable to Brent K.
  • The next MASH meeting is set for 7pm March 6, 2014 at Osborn Brewing.

 

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:45pm

 

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January Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES of the Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH) Board of Directors
Meeting date: January 30, 2014

Call to order: A regular meeting of the Board of Directors, MASH, was held at Osborn Brewing in Monroe, OH on January 30, 2014. The meeting convened at 6:25pm, President Doug Hayes Jr presiding, and Patty Contreras, secretary.

Members of the board in attendance:

Doug Hayes Jr., Joe Souder, Patty Contreras, Brent Kuhlman and Tom Aguero.

Non-board members in attendance:

Ryan Tarpley.

Officers’ reports:
None

Other reports:

 None

Unfinished business:
None
New business:
Discussion of ideas for future club meetings & events.

No formal decisions made.
Announcements:

  • The next regular meeting will be February 6, 2014 at Madtree Brewing.
  • No date set for next Board of Directors meeting.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:20pm.

 

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