On Saturday, January 12th the Bonaventure crew met at Elizabeth's Pizza by Hanes Mall in Winston Salem for their January meeting from 2:00 to 4:00. Captain Phillip led the meeting. Scott so kindly demonstrated all the cool technical features of his iphone including taking pictures of the meeting.
18 people attended (Captain Phillip, Chuck, Scott, Dan, Eric, Diane, Gordon, Elaine, Tony, Janine, Stephanie, Matt, Amy, Chris, Renee, Jill, Ruby, and Mrs. Johnson)
Any one wanting attire (t-shirt, sweaters, caps, etc.) with the new Bonaventure logo needs to bring their money to the February 9th meeting. The grey t-shirts will cost $8.00 up to XL. Larger sizes will cost more. The logo patchs will cost $14.50 each. Signature Embroidery will be processing the orders. Their web site is http://www.signatureembroidery.com/ Their phone number is 886-4609.
New Online AAWFO
The new online Bonaventure newsletter AAWFO, All Ahead Warp Factor One, has been relaunched. If you would like to get on the email list contact the Communications Officer, Dan at email@example.com
Ship Design, Registry Number and Vote
The crew voted for the new and improved ship design and for keeping the NCC102-A registry number. Many expressed concern that the proud 20 year history of the NCC102-A be preserved and were excited about the new design.
The voluntary rank system was discussed. Uniform orders are needed by the Feb 9th meeting. Crew was urged to design the different department interiors. Role playing was encouraged. Creating an award system was mentioned. The ship is set in the Next Generation + universe, which is approximately 50 years into the future. Renee was congratulated on her promotion to Captain. Promotional points were discussed. Crew will earn 2 points for attending meetings and 5 points for reports. Other point assignments will need to be discussed with department heads.
Meeting Dates and Events
January 21 Levar Burton is speaking at Wake Forest University about MLK
February 9 2:00-4:00 Feb Meeting at Jam's Deli on Friendly Avenue across from Guilford College
February 8-10 all day What the Hell Con at Guilford College. Communications Officer Dan is a guest at con
March 15 2:00-4:00 Mar Meeting at Stellar Con at Downtown High Point Radisson Hotel
March 14-16 all day Stellar Con 32 and DeepSouthCon 46. Communications Officer Dan is a guest at con
April TBD TBD Shoney's by the PTI Airport
May TBD TBD CookOut on North Main High Point, Putt Putt Golf
June TBD TBD 20th Anniversary picnic at Gibson Park
September TBD TBD Mayberry Day
Other Events for year: ice cream, cookouts/picnics, movie nights, Premiere ST11 in December, painted pottery etc.
Chuck graciously invited the group to his house to watch the New Doctor Who Christmas episode. Pictures were reviewed for the upcoming Bonaventure web site.