Present were John Bushnell, District Governor, Bryan, Jeremy, Gloria, Mary, and Denise. Guests were Mike Hewitt and Carl King (Port Orford club) and Phoebe Skinner.
Bryan Grummon would like to donate $2000 to Meals on Wheels. The board would like to see certain criteria met. before we donate the funds. Then an
Phoebe skinner spoke to the need for a middle school health course. The board voted unanimously to fund $720 for health magazines for one year.
The rest of the meeting was given over to John Bushnell who spoke about various issues concerning Rotary, including exchange students and the need to engage existing members and attract new ones.
Present: Mary, Marna, Jeremy, Bryan, Gloria, Denise
Unanimously voted to give $500. to Gold Beach Youth Soccer.
The board voted unanimously to bring Mary and Gloria on.
We voted to take Bryan Little off the board, to switch the basketball checking account to Umpqua. Marna agreed to be the liaison to the basketball group.
New business: discussed helping Jot’s with a bridge lighting ceremony.
Voted unanimously to donate $500 towards the fireworks.
Discussed the need to have schedules for Cape Blanco music festival early.
Discussed whether we can help the Fairgrounds and should Rotary continue to have lunch there or move to different restaurants.
We also discussed assigning seating at lunch.
Jeremy asked if some of us would go to Buffington Park to meet the new faculty members of our schools.
Mary and Gloria will check up on the dictionaries for the 5th grade.
Present were Bryan Grumman, Marna Williams, Becky Atherton, Jeremy Skinner and John Rush.
The budget was approved unanimously. It was noted that 11 members had not yet paid their dues.
The following activities were discussed. Bryan showed the mock-up of the menu for our booth at the Country Music Festival. The board was
quite impressed with his work!
Rotary will pick up the insurance for the Agness mini-triathlon.
The 8/14 social at Rush’s house will have a Hawaiian theme. John and Hazel will provide the food and guests will bring drinks.
A future service project at the Lobster Creek campground was discussed.
Jeremy brought up the GoPAC project. This supplies every other elementary classroom between Smith River and Port Orford (including Head Start programs) with an emergency supply pack in the event of a major emergency. Community funding will be matched by the Ford Foundation. The board voted unanimously to contribute $1500.00. Becky reminded the board that it had discussed contributing to the Dreams, Hope and Faith foundation. The board unanimously approved donating $1000.00
In other new business, Marna agreed to be the liaison to the Friends of the Fairgrounds.
Next board meeting is 9/2/15 at Indian Creek at 7am.
The board met at John Rush’s house. Present were Bryan Grummon, , Becky Atherton, Jeremy Skinner and Denise King. Dale Thomas and Ron Dunlap were present as was Mike Hewitt, Ass’t DG.
Bryan presented copies of the 2014-15 budget and proposed 2015-16 budget.
Jeremy Skinner and Marna Williams (not present) were appointed directors with Jeremy in charge of membership.
Discussed whether we should have a PR person and what venues to use (Facebook, newspaper, etc.) Becky agreed to be the liaison to the CC Reporter, sending a short blurb and photo of Club speakers each week.
Service programs were discussed: Party in the Park, Country Music Festival, Agness mini-triathlon, Salmon Derby and Bike the Rogue.
John suggested that we have more social events so members could get together outside of the weekly meetings. The first was scheduled to be at John and Hazel’s on August 14.
Mike Hewitt suggested the club have a separate greeter to make guests feel welcome.