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Meeting Minutes - May 20, 2008
Bonnie Gutzwiller called the
meeting to order at 7 PM with 16 members present. MSP Jean/Ed to approve the
amended minutes to the April meeting. Treasurers
report: Balance to date is $5219.91.
MSP Sally/Ron to file report, subject to audit.
-Next meeting is September
4,2008 at 4 PM. Students are working
on the poster contest to promote the summer reading program.
These will be judged by Carol Balfour and Charlene Schaefer with cash
prizes awarded. They will be
displayed at the library.
-The ad appeared in the
April 23 Advocate---very nice!!
-Many school groups as the
school year closes. GRRL did a
survey of bags of books delivered and picked up (19 in, 27 out).
It had been a quiet week!!
Business Expo Recap
books, added a few new members and sold tickets for the author dinner.
Author Dinner Recap
-Successful and enjoyable.
A nice thank you from Faith Sullivan.
Good publicity, good food and great decorations!
Program, Wednesday, June 4th
-Sign up sheet passed around
--need volunteers to set up, sell books, refreshments, and take down.
Book Sale-July 5th
-Sign up sheets sent around
--volunteers needed for sorting Tuesdays (June 10, 17,24, July 1). Last day to
drop off books is June 30th. Volunteers needed on set-up day--July 3rd.
Time to be determined after checking with the Senior Center.
Volunteers needed for sale day, July 5th from 8-2.
August Story Time Project
-Sally has purchased books
for this project.
Needs volunteers to help out on the Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August,
from 10-11. Tuesdays at Eastview and
Wednesdays at Elm Grove Park.
-Jean encouraged everyone to
pay their dues--were about 50% paid.
Raising/Free Community Event Ideas
-Author Dinner next year
will be on Friday, May 8, 2009 with Lorna Landvik
-Cindy has applied for a
grant from the Minnesota Book Award Author Foundation.
They will award up to $500 for an event by a listed author, so she has
contacted Mike Lynch, meteorologist at WCCO radio.
He has authored several weather-related books and is available to come on
Wednesday, September 24, 2009 at 7 PM. The
event will be held at City Hall and will be free and open to the public.
MSP Ron/Sharon to sponsor this event, whether or not we receive the
Next Meeting Dates
-Picnic with the Improvement
Club on July 10th at Sandy Ottos.
Interest in Starting a
-Most members are already
members of various clubs, so no interest in starting a new one at this time.
There being no additional
agenda items, the meeting was adjourned at 8:20PM
Sharon Peterson, Secretary