Meeting Minutes: November 19, 2012

Mohawk Valley Community Grange
Meeting Agenda, November 19, 2012

Displayed: Flag, Grange Symbols, and Inspirational Books and Reading
Welcome: (Chair – Tom Baratta) “Thanks for being here. We have the opportunity to give the best of our collective talents for the good of our community.”
Bring to Order: (Asst. Chair Barry Rogers) “Let’s please bring this meeting to order.”
Reading: (Guide) A chosen passage to inspire.
Assistant Chair: “Our meeting will begin with a moment of silence”
Guest Introductions: Steve Williamson
Agenda:
Standing Items:

  • Roll call of officers: Tom & Joan Baratta, Heather & Jim Madras, Teresa Hill, Barry Rogers, Wendy Kimball, Julia Mooney
  • Approval of minutes for October, 2012 meeting. Teresa motioned to pass the minutes Heather 2nd, no discussion passed.
  • Check and approve calendar for December, 2012
    •  No meeting for December: Grange Business Meeting 6:30-8:30 PM at Grange
    • Yoga every Wed PM and Thurs AM at Grange Tai Chi Thurs 9:45 instruction 10:15 lesson
    • 12/8/12 Pre-Grange meeting @ Wendy’s Holiday Party White elephant no purchased items.
  • Announcements /Acknowledgments
    • Dec 15th Teresa Xmas party
    • The Lions are taking eyeglasses

Officer Elections:

  • Linda Mooney is Chairperson
  • Steward: Barry Rogers
  • Co Chair: Bob Russell
  • Lecturer: Julia Mooney
  • Gate Keeper: Heather Gardner-Madras
  • Secretary: Wendy Kimball
  • Treasurer: Teresa Hill
  • Assist Steward: Tom Baratta
  • Lady Assist Steward: Joan Baratta
  • Historian: Steve Williamson

Membership Committee: (Wendy, Joan, Julia, Bob R., Tom B.)
Treasurers Report: (Julie C/Teresa H) $160.00 to State Grange Membership dues
Executive Committee- (Bob R, Dan M, Linda M, Wendy K, Tom B.)
Business:
Old Business/Unfinished
New Items:
160.00 to state grange-passed

Sunday meetings 5 3rd Sunday-Change with savings time first meeting is January 20th @ 5:00PM
Teresa motioned to change monthly meeting to the 3rd Sunday of every month, Barry 2nd no discussion passed.

Xmas white elephant/donations-through the school
Holiday party donations for school-Delanna Hansen Joan motioned to donate $200 to the Holiday program at the grade school Heather 2nd no discussion passed.

Gutters: Tom is working with a local person named Thorp
Set the calendar 2013
For the good of the order:
Closing: The Board meeting is ended. Displayed items are stored.