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September Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order by President, Donna Cerna on Wed. Sept.5, 2018, 1:01 p.m. Not present, Margie Potechin, Coralee Funaro.

November luncheon at LeChene, $30.00 per person as well as a $6.00 per person subsidy was approved at last month's meeting. Ivy Pearson will presenting information on personal finances. It was determined that no questions from the floor will be taken but at the October luncheon guests can fill out index cards with questions, and Ivy will determine how to best incorporate those into her presentation.

December luncheon at Sand Canyon - $32.00, plated. Tossed salad, chicken, salmon, or penne pasta with grilled veggies. - rolls, butter, water tea, and coffee. Dessert TBD - will be a Holiday dish. Guests will pay full price, with a $3.00 subsidy for members: $29.00 for members, $32.00 for non-members was approved. The facility will need a $500 deposit.


January - auction at Knollwood

February - Tina teaching aself defense class at Black Angus

March - Victorian dress with Coralee

April - Eleanor Rosevelt

May - Installation

Darios may be a possibility for the Feb. luncheon at $32.00 - due to location, Coralee and Tina may switch months for their respective presentations.

36 reservations for Sept luncheon.

Janice/Membership: 198 members with two applications out that Janice is aware of.

Luana - New Member coffee -upcoming coffee at Everest on the 20th.

Oct. - Mama's Table

Nov. - Casa Canela

Dec. - as the date for the coffee is just a few days before Christmas, it was decided that this coffee should be cancelled

Nalini - New Member Liaison - Sept. 31, invitations will be mailed and she will then call new members (joined since printing of current membership directory.) She will then call Jodie with the total number of roses that will be needed for these new members who are attending the luncheon. She will follow up on two who we may have incorrect email addresses for.

Website - Donna C. and Sandy E. are working with GoDaddy to update and improve our website. They are nearing the finishing stages. It looks good, will be easy to use and read. It will look different! Authorized persons should be able to email from the site, (informative blasts to the whole group) and it should be able to pull email addresses from the membership spreadsheet. It is going live soon (approx 1 1/2 months), and we should have the current site through September.

Barbara Ferone - Oct. 30 - game day at Barbara's house. Just a note that the Senior Center teaches Mah Jongg and Bridge

Kathi Giddens- the trip to Huntington Library will be Friday - 10 have confirmed they are going.

Oct. 14 - Gibbon Conservation Center. You can bring a child, but you will be fully responsible for him/her. If we have 20 people, we can get a private tour. It is tax deductible and checks need to be made payable to the Conservation Center.

February - overnight train to Riverside to see the fully decorated Mission Inn.

Drag Queen Bingo???

May 15 - Malibu - Self-Realization Fellowship - it is possible that we may be able to get a free bus, but will need a minimum of 40 people with a maximum of 56 riders.. Admission is free. There are 105 steps from the location where the bus will drop people off down to the grounds. Nalini to check on arrangements to transport those who need it from this lot to the grounds. there has been discussion of having lunch afterward at the Inn of the Seventh Ray.

Diane Millikin - the Ice Cream Social was well-attended and fun.

There will be another "Evening Under the Stars" at Diane's house on Saturday, October 13th, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. There will be music and catered food. No determination yet what cost wither will be for those attending. Spouses or significant others are welcome.

There will be no Halloween event this year.

Treasurer's report (Donna C. for Margie) - Balance forwarded $10,779.94. Ending Balance $8332.38

Meeting ended at 2:04

Next meeting to be at Joyce Brady's house.

Kathi Giddens also suggested a trip next Summer to The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna, but noted that if we want to do that, tickets would need to be purchased in January. The idea was well-received, but no plans have been made


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