The annual banquet was held at Centerpoint in Spokane on Friday, November 7. Following a terrific dinner, the business meeting portion of the evening began. Gene & Phyllis put together a slideshow of photos of many club events of 2003. PNKCA Chairman Jerry Tyler presented the group a history of the Pacific Northwest Koi Club Association and its purposes.
Election of officers resulted in new names for 2004:
President, Gene Anderson
Vice-President, Robert Fischbach
Treasurer, Judy Linnebach
Secretary, Wuanita Fischbach
Member at Large, Greg Linnebach
Member at large, Roy Jordan
Roy Jordan has volunteered to also serve as Newsletter Editor for 2004
Sarah Melcher has volunteered to serve as Librarian for 2004 - we will make arrangements for new members to check out material to read for the winter - contact Phyllis@koipondman.com to coordinate if you're interested.
Gene, Dan & Greg will head the Koi Show 2004 committee.
Robert Fischbach has volunteered to head up the Pond Tour 2004, but we'll be looking for someone to take on some of the burden for Robert.
Phyllis will maintain the membership list and the website.
Auction and raffle items:
Gonzaga basketball game tickets donated by Dan Olson Construction,
$550 gift certificate for hardscape materials donated by Terry Frost (Rock Placing Company),
Metal trellis donated by Harold Zeutschel Landscaping,
One night in hot tub suite donated by Cal Clausen (Quality Inn),
Works 2003 computer programs donated by DAL Computers.
(Thank you and those who so very generously paid top dollars for these great items)
Koi Person of the Year: Dan Olson
Ed Fujimoto Award: Phyllis Anderson