Minutes from Fall Soft Court Meeting


Fall Soft Court Meeting Minutes
August 21, 2018

The Women’s Softcourt League of Birmingham held the fall meeting at Inverness Country Club on August 21, 2018 at 9:30am. All club representatives were present except Mountain Brook Club, The Club at Lake Cyrus and Vestavia Country Club. There were 20 members in attendance.
President Sally McClanahan welcomed everyone and thanked them for their participation and service. Sally introduced the level coordinators, board members and new Lifetime Fitness club rep Liz Darby. Meredith Vinson, Secretary, called roll and asked for a motion to approve the minutes from the February 21, 2018 meeting as posted on the website. Motion made, seconded and approved.
In Treasurer Ywonna Whatley’s absence, Sally McClanahan presented the financial report. The ending cash balance on 8/14/18 was $19,323.21 which included expenses and fall registration fees. Sally McClanahan announced the spring league winners and runners up. The prize for first place was a casserole transporter and the prize for second place was a logo stadium blanket.
Vice President Lavonda Keel reported that 107 teams were scheduled for fall league. The schedules are now final. The season will begin on September 4, 2018.
Sally directed everyone to review the stat winners from the spring season and those approved for move down.
Lavonda reminded everyone that strength rosters must be completed before week 1 even though some teams have a bye that week. Match day helper and strength roster helper sheets are in the packet.
Sally received a donation request from Alabama Wheelchair Tennis Tournament who asked for a $2,000.00 donation from WSCL. The motion was made, seconded and approved.
Suzy Harris, Executive Director presented a LETT update who asked for a $3,000.00 donation from WSCL. The motion was made, seconded and approved.
It was noted that there would be no Susan Briggs Tournament this fall.
Discussion was held regarding the rule clarification on strength rosters for designated number 1 players.
Updated 2018 Directories were distributed.
Door prizes were awarded and the meeting was adjourned at 10:32am.

Respectfully submitted,
Meredith Vinson, Secretary