Quota International of Grand Rapids Meeting
Sunnybrook Country Club, Grandville, MI
June 19, 2014 Business Meeting Minutes
Present: Sandi Aten, Peggy Bishop, Diana Bittrick, Lisa Braendle, Deb Buckley, Elaine Carr, Ginny Ebers, Kathy Freeman, Sarah Glover, Barbara Griffin, Martha Herman, Pam Howland, Cathy Kaiser, Robin Keith, Maureen Martin, Kim Savoie, Kathleen Slagal, Emily Uebbing. 18 members and 3 guests attended.
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm by President Martha Herman.
Consent Agenda: May meeting minutes were approved as sent.
Guests: Virginia VanRaalte, Kathie McFarlin, guests of Martha Herman; Sue Allen, daughter of Ginny Ebers.
Fashion Models: Kim and Emily modeled the award winning aprons that Kim and Rachael wore at the District Conference, winning First and Second Place!
Active Agenda: The proposed budget for the General Fund was accepted as sent. The proposed budget for the Charitable Foundation was accepted as sent.
a. Grocery Bags are still available. We have sold about 55. Garden basket raffle took in about $75 at the conference.
b. Pat Cook will be our liaison with Northview Public Schools Total Communication program, and Sandi Aten will be our liaison with GRPS for Ken-O-Sha, for now. Deb Buckley will be our liaison with DHHS.
c. Travel Raffle was run by Kim. Congratulations to Sue Allen who won a delicious collection of chocolate goodies brought back from Las Vegas by Emily. If you have any special items, please pass them along to Pam Howland for future travel raffles.
d. Summer Celebration, July 24 – Pam, Sarah, and Sandi have been busy preparing for this activity now known as ‘Blossoming with Quota’. Sarah distributed the very creative Save The Date cards. Please send people’s email addresses to Martha of those special people who you want to attend from agencies, personal contacts, etc. Kath S. will give us an overview of our Quota history and Martha will address the future plans of our Club. Certificates of service and our award for our involvement with ‘The Miracle Worker’ will be presented. We would like old scrapbooks available, pictures of events and any videos you may have. We will be showing the past few years’ videos of the oral deaf children’s concert at the event. There are 110 on the invitation list so far, plus Quota alumni. You are welcome to invite up to two people (family, friends) as your guests, in addition to the names you supply to Martha. Please let Martha know the names of your guests.
e. Duck Walk – September 14, Millennium Park, 1 pm; Koeze Nut sale is year round; Barnes & Noble tentative date is November 8 and we’re hooking up with Miracle Ear in the mall at the same time.
The Business Meeting was adjourned by Martha at 6:17pm.
We had great fun, entertainment, and prizes, playing Bunco, with very creative Bunco award certificates, name tags and score cards created by Sarah.
50/50 Raffle: Thank you to the audit team of Bishop and Howland for tallying the results of our raffle. The winning prize of $1,230 was won by Judy Clark of Newaygo. Top ticket sellers were: Martha in first place, Robin in second place and Kim in third place. Thank you to all for selling and bringing in the largest pot yet.
Cathy Kaiser, Recording Secretary