Business Meeting, December 8, 1999 Home of Gary Kenney

Board Members Present: David Yon, Paul Hiers, Cynthia Christen, Pheona Kaiser, Rex Cleveland, Mae Cleveland, Charlie Yates, Bill de Grummond, Paul Hoover, Mary Jean Yon, Gary Kenney, Will Walker, Tom Perkins, Brian Corbin, Joe Dexter

Board Members Absent: None

Others Present: Lynn Powell, Judy Alexander, Julie Clark, Bob Prentiss, Erin Shepard, Santa Claus

David Yon, President, called the meeting to order at 7:43 p.m.

Minutes from the November meeting were distributed and read by Cynthia Christen.

Minutes were read and accepted.

Treasurer’s Report – Pheona Kaiser

October and November reports were presented and accepted. The proposed budget is needed for the next meeting. There is a CD worth $2663.24 that will roll over in December. RRCA dues are due in early February, and those include the insurance coverage that we need. Rex made a motion to cash in the CD to pay the dues, Cynthia seconded, motion passed.

Membership Report – Brian Corbin

There are 908 members, with 544 memberships. Should we do anything this year to encourage the renewals when we send the first newsletter of 2000? Several suggestions were made. Judy willingly volunteered to separate the renewals from the non-renewals for the special treatment.

Equipment Report – Joe Dexter

The big clock is still sleeping (out of commission.)

Newsletter Report – Rex Cleveland

Rex wants to celebrate the holidays this year. If your material is late, it is out.

Social Director – Sarah Docter-Williams

The Christmas Party is set, what kind of beer should we have in the keg? Wine will be available for purchase from the Legion Hall. There will be a DJ.

Review of what was spent this year: Christmas Party $800, Awards and food $150, 3 socials at $150 each, Buffalo Wings $130, Forest Meadows $150, Relay for Life $130 = total $2033. It was the best year for socials yet. Sarah needs a new co-chair for next year.

Race Director – Will Walker

Turkey Trot
The final budget outcome will be out soon.

Run to Posey’s, Christmas Eve is on again this year.

Springtime – Paul Hiers

Rumor says that AvMed is out as a sponsor, so trying to get someone else.

Will protested the date of the Christmas Party because it is the night before the Jacksonville Marathon.

Chenoweth Committee – Mae Cleveland
No report.

Election Committee – Mae Cleveland

Twenty percent voted in the last election. Mae reported the results of the election. Mary Jean, Bill de Grummond, and Charlie Yates are now off the Board.

Awards Committee – Bill de Grummond

Costs went up this year. $4850 is the budget request. The room rental is more expensive, other places to check for next year were mentioned. The budget was approved.

Lecture Series – Mary Jean Yon

Kim Ortloff, massage therapist, will present “Flexibility for Fast Feet” on January 24.

New Business

Tom is exploring participation in the Springtime Parade as another way to celebrate our 25th anniversary. He will report to the Board in January.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:52 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Cynthia K. Christen


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