Meeting came to order at 6:37p.m. with Ed leading the pledge of allegiance.
Guests and new members were: Marsha & Jim Walsier
Sean Ashby made the motion to approve the minutes from the August meeting with Jim Hudspeth making a second. Passed.
Faith Farley read the treasurer report for Deb with Jim making the motion to approve and Sean making the second. Passed.
Ed read the letter aloud to the MT Council with the changes. Jim made a motion to accept the letter as read and Sean made the second. Passed. Sean made the suggestion that the letter be sent via Registered Mail. Ed will do so.
Another date to begin building our 12 club display cases with Faith opening a small discussion on price. A meeting date of Monday, September 27that 12:00a.m. at Faith Farley's home was approved. Sean, Amber and Ed will attend.
No report on tile saws for sale were announced yet again.
Ed reported that we cleaned out and organized the rocks in the metal club shed.
Jim will not run all the field trips next year. He can schedule them and will lead a few so we need the members who wish to go to some of these areas to step up and lead the trips.
After some discussion, we have;
President: Pam Chulick
Vice President: Caroline Retzer
Secretary: Still needed
Scholarship: Mary-Jo Albano (Corrected)
After finding Beverly Gibson's easel, Sean Ashby donated his $28.50 he won in August to the club. Thank you Sean.
50/50 was $24 with $12 being won by Virginia Olson.
Motion to adjourn meeting was made by Jim with Ken Chulick making the second. Adjourned at 7:31p.m.
October 9, 2021
Meeting came to order at 2:07p.m. with Ed leading the pledge of allegiance.
Guests and new members were: Ethan and Bethany Burt
Deb made a motion to approve the minutes from the September with Amber Tyree making a second. Passed.
Deb read the treasurer's report with Marsha Waliser making the motion to approve and Chivahna Keating making the second. Passed.
Deb also announced it was time to collect dues for next year.
Ed announced he did mail the letter to the MT Council.
Had the first of many display case building meetings. They will purchase enough for one case to see how it goes before making a production line.
Faith announced the need for more help in the Show Chair position as Darci Rainey will not be available until maybe March of next year. Both Deb and Ed offered to help where needed.
Faith stated the club still needs a Secratary and if you need it, we can buy a recorder to be used. The club voted to buy one last year.
Claudette Hoffmann asked if we could add the treasurer's report when the minutes are sent out. Faith will add it for emailing but leave it out when publishing it on our website.
Deb talked about visiting Crystal Park and showed what they had found.
Faith verified the December 11thfor our potluck with set up at 11:00a.m. and eat by noon. Ed reminded everyone to bring a donation of canned food for the food bank.
50/50 was $41 with $20.50 being won by Ed.
Motion to adjourn meeting was made by Deb with Amber making the second. Adjourned at 2:34p.m.
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