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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

May 4, 2012


Vice President Nancy Robbins called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  President Luella Zibell was excused from this meeting.


Members Present:  Eleanor Aune, Sally Brown, Pat Buchholz, Dolly Buettner, Deb Dallner, Nancy Doherty, Donna Dokken, Norma Forbord, Mary Holt, Bunny Larson, Barbara Lawry, Julie Overbye Ledy, Margaret Lilla, Corky LoBaido, Midge McLean, Vonnie Olson, Gail Pistoria, Nancy Robbins, Linda Schmid, Janet Thul, Arlene Vickers, Sheila Stolpe


Members Excused:  Luella Zibell, Joanne Cushman, Marilyn DiMartino, Margaret Kehr, Ellen Lillemoen, Leslie Norsted, Ginger Overbye


Secretary’s Report: The minutes will filed as submitted with the correction that the $2,500 grant from the North Suburban Community Foundation is for the new fountain in Lake Bennett.


Treasurer’s Report: Barbara Lawry has placed the report on file and it is available upon request.


Corresponding Secretary:  Donna Dokken:  No report; no cards needed to be sent out.


Archivist’s Report:  Pat Buchholz: No report; working on archival paper; photos at luncheon.


Membership Report:  Nancy Robbins:  29 unpaid; 1 new lifetime member.


Programs:  Marilyn & Ellen were excused from this meeting; many wonderful and favorable comments on the luncheon including Eleanor’s speech; we also made a nice profit.


Fall Luncheon:  Nancy Doherty:  Nothing new to report at this time.  Date is Friday, September 28, 2012 at Town & Country Club; Cathy Wurzer will be our speaker.


Picnic In the Park:  Date is first Friday in August; sign-up sheet will be sent around next month.


Ways & Means:  Eleanor Aune:  All good … a PR meeting with Pulte is scheduled; Gala a possibility there;  Lower Level at Molly’s will not be used; does extensive decorating around the Holiday’s and decorators will not be needed; maybe some floral touches at both houses, however. Lunch:  St. Catherine’s Orthodox church across from Pulte; shuttle from church to Molly’s house; ladies of the church will do the luncheon, set up including all tables, chairs, etc. Plenty of room for Silent Auction and Bake Sale; ethnic menu; also tours of Sanctuary (Russian Orthodox) will be available.  $12.00 meal/flat charge; Lunch at the door:  $15.00.  Molly maybe to cater the Gala.

Publicity:  Arlene Vickers:  Nice article in the Roseville Review.


Newsletter:  Vonnie Olson:  Needs addresses of sponsors for the Home Tour; Nancy Robins to provide.


Website:  Nancy Robbins:  Let her know if you cannot “click” into it …


HANC:  No report; FOR HANC’s kick-off fundraising event is on June 7th; all urged to support this event.


Unfinished Business: 

  1. Jan Thul will be one of the recipients of the Gavel Club’s Distinguished Leadership Award Recognition Dinner on May 16, 2012 at the Skating Center.  Cost is $25.00.

  2. Bylaws Revision Committee Report:  Leslie Norsted was excused from this meeting; tabled until next meeting.


New Business:  Rosefest is in June; it was decided that we don’t need presence at Rosefest.

There was no further business and the meeting was adjourned. . The next meeting will be on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at Roseville City Hall.  Refreshments will be provided by Corky LoBaido.


Respectfully submitted,

Sheila Stolpe, Recording Secretary

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