October 27, 2011, MSSI Board Meeting (Corrected Minutes)

MSSI Board Meeting
October 27, 2011
Conducted at St. Luke’s
Attendees:  Sammy Rich, Melissa Gibson, Allen Simpson, George Malone, Sandy Simpson,  Steven Martin
Called to Order:  5:45 PM
Secretary’s Report- submitted previous to this meeting.  Motion to accept: A. Simpson, 2nd G. Malone.
Treasurer’s Report:  Payment for storage locker has been paid, 13 months included in fees.   Report provided in advance to committee.  Motion to approve: S. Martin, 2nd A. Simpson.  Motion passed. 
Business:
Oct. 22 Picnic at Plum Nellie – Motion by S. Martin, 2nd by A. Simpson for MSSI will make a $50 donation to Agnes Stark for the use of the property. Motion passed
Jason’s Deli is available for Christmas Party – ok to bring in desserts, will need to bring in desserts through the outside door.  Seldon Murray will be the speaker.  Corale may sing a song.  Toys for tots.
Christmas Party – December 12, 2011 at Jason’s Deli.  Members will go through the deli to purchase dinner as usual and MSSI is allowed to bring in desserts through the side door.  Members will be encouraged to bring in Scottish treats. 
Kirkin’ at Evergreen Presbyterian October 30.
Veteran’s Day Parade - Nov. 11,  10 AM, Sammy will have transportation available for participants.  Will send out blast email with this information.
Bartlett Parade – Mary Ann Lucas has registered the group for a float.  Theme “A Christmas to Remember”.  Information will go out on blast email.
Burn’s Night Brochure – John Schultz is working on the brochure.  Silent Auction letter in the works.
Motion by M. Gibson, 2nd by A. Simpson to make a donation to St. Luke’s for use of facility for each event, amount to be decided by the Board for each event.  Motion carried.
Motion for $200 ($100 per event) donation to cover past ceilidh and Tea (Nov).  Motion by S. Martin, 2nd by A. Simpson.  Motion carried.
Advertising:  Consider meetup.com, Memphis Flyer, U of M Daily Helmsman, and CBU paper.
Upcoming Election:  Steve Martin will make a presentation at the next member meeting.
Next meeting: November 14 
Meeting adjourned 6:45 PM       Respectfully submitted,  Sandy Simpson
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