NAWCC – CHAPTER 31
Chapter Meeting Minutes – 23 June 2013....
The June meeting of Chapter 31 was called to order by -President George Matto at 2:30 PM at The Beaverton Library in Beaverton, Oregon.
30 members along with new member Michael Siebler, 2 guests President Dennis Cordy Salem Chapter 157 & Frank West were in attendance.
President George Matto opened the meeting by thanking members & guests for coming.
Secretary’s Report: No correspondence was reported.
Treasurer’s Report: Betty Chisum was unavailable.
Program Report: Mary Elizabeth Harper Program Chair would appreciate suggestions from the membership of programs they would like presented. She would be most interested in speaking to/about any presenters for future programs.
G. Matto announced Mike King had died. Everyone agreed that Mike had made many contributions to our Chapter in only a few years. Among contributions he will be remembered for the Regional "10 Minute Universities" he originated for the 2011 PNW Regional. In future they will be known as "The Mike King 10 Minute Universities” as suggested by Chapter VP, Jean-Luc Gustin. All present were of the same sentiment. Terry White announced a memorial reception would be on the 7th of July at the King’s home in Oregon City. Terry will let us know how to get there & time.
Regional preliminary report: G. Matto reminded any persons having invoices from the Regional should get them to B. Chisum ASAP, so we can have the final report on our financial status at the "Wrap-up Meeting" on July 27th.
the National were given to the following members:
John & Carolyn Baily, Hospitality Leo & Kris Freiermuth, Hotel & Catering
Harold Baesler, Signage Betty Chisum, Accounting
Bill Butcher, Speakers George Kirkwood, Signage
Mary Martin, Registration George Matto, Chair
Marrietta Matto, Registration Dan Miller, Security
Terry White, Co-Chair
& Exhibit Carolyn White, Table Decoration
G. Matto had several other certificates, which he will distribute when recipients are present.
Terry White asked if we were going to send monies to the National. It was suggested the totals would be sent to the Finance Committee and they would make a recommendation to the Council regarding this matter.
Public Day: The question was how many of the public attended & did we have any numbers. Mary Martin indicated we had 86. Names, addresses and e-mails were collected at the door.
Regional Evaluation & Wrap-up Meeting: This meeting will be held at George & Marietta Matto’s home. It is especially for Committee members, but is open to any & all members interested in helping with our next PNW Regional in 2015. Contact Mary Elizabeth if you are interested and Come & Volunteer!
Picnic: Sunday 25 August 2:00PM at Bob & Mary Holstrom’s ...more details to follow, check the web-site www.nawcc31.org
Publicity: Mary Elizabeth Harper has agreed to take on the Publicity position in addition to being Program Chair. THANK YOU Mary Elizabeth!
ME Harper requested an updated list of members as she has had some member e-mails bounced back to her. Rod Lloyd will bring a list of members & their e-mails next month. It was suggested the list be checked by members for any corrections at that time. Kris will bring the latest national list.
Russell Urry asked if anyone had any experience with a product called Renaissance Wax. He would like to know of those who have purchased or used it would they recommend buying it?
Program: President George Matto offered a PowerPoint presentation on Cloisonné’ based in part on a visit he & Marrietta had made to a factory in Beijing China. There were several members who brought examples to share with the members.
Raffle: Stoddart Smith thanked those who had brought books for donation to share with club members. He again reminded everyone to please check their libraries for any books not being used. This is a good way to keep these precious reference books in circulation.
Meeting was adjourned 4:02 PM
Next Meeting: Sunday, 2 PM 21st of July 2013 at the Beaverton Library in Beaverton, OR
Next month’s program is TBA – check our web-site for information.
*Remember to check your Chapter web-site at: www.nawcc31.org
Kristen Freiermuth, Secretary
Portland Chapter 31, NAWCC