January Minutes

Friends of Crossroads’ Minutes

Monday January 7, 2013  6:30

Collins Learning Center



Pres: Gretchen Schmelzer, VP: Patsy Stierna, Sec.: Barb Graul Treas: Jane Guthrie, Membership Chair Nelson Whyatt, Work Crew Coord: needed

Members present: John & Nancy Munch, Ray Stonecipher, Susan Basten, Nelson Wyatt, Coggin, Arliss Everson, Maddie Ostrand, Gretchen Schmelzer, Barb & Tim Graul


Call Meeting to Order: 6:56

Motion to Accept Agenda: by Susan, 2nd Nelson

Motion to Accept Minutes of November 26, 2012   TABLED

Treasure’s Report        Dec. 1, 2012   balance                        $1176.36

Deposits                 12.50

Disbursements      123.98

Jan 1,2013      balance                        $1064.88  accepted Ray, 2nd Arliss


Old Business

Undecorate the Leaning Center: Center undecorated/items put away before meeting was called to order


Running Green for Crossroads Update: Sponsorships, will atart looking next month.  Hoping to find a sponsor for timing chips which cost approximately $2,000.  Would like to exceed 2012 total of $5,000.  May ask for help


Full Moon Winter Snowshoe/ Ski/Hike:  January 27 at 6:00, full moon. Will read Francis Hamerstrom at Council Fire Ring.  Moved by Barb, 2nd Gretchen to buy 12 marshmallow skewers for that evening.  Jane will look into cost of purchasing 6 grill baskets and 6 pie irons for later use.


Ski/ Snowshoe Update:  45 skiers Dec. 30, 16 skiers Jan 6.  Lots of bare spots so new skiis were not used.  John purchased a child’s ski set at Sevastopol sale. Need a list of volunteers to help John and Nancy.

New Business

Send out annual membership invites:  Jan 24, 1:00.  Nelson will update mailing list, including life members. Jane will purchase 200 stamps.  Need to use PO box 608 for returns, as plow destroyed mailbox at the road.


Vice President, Secretary Term is up:  Nominations

February through June is busy for Gretchen.  Anyone interested in standing in as president, let her kno


Volunteer Needs for January/ February:  Coggin will be in Honduras with Habitat Feb.1-10.  Clipboard passed—times unclaimed will be sent out to members via the net.  Members noted that the downstairs entry lock often does not work.  Gretchen will contact the board about replacing it.


Door Prize Drawing: Milk Chocolate covered cherries by Country Ovens:  winner Nancy


Adjournment:  moved by Barb, 2nd Arliss 7:45


Next Friends Meeting: February 4, 2013 at 6:30, John Collins Learning Center

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