Friends of Crossroads’ Minutes November 5, 2012, 6:30 Meeting
Collins Learning Center
Pres Gretchen Schmelzer, VP: Patsy Stierna, Sec: Barb Graul Treas:Jane Guthrie, Membership Chairman: Nelson Whyatt, Work Crew Coord:
Members present: Gretchen Schmelzer, Katie Malvitz,Cathy LabaWinifred Recupero, Susan Basten, Fran & Arliss Everson, Maddie Ostrand, Nancy &John Munch, Ray Stoncipher, Coggin Herringa, Jim Make, Barb Graul
Call Meeting to Order: 6:35
Motion to Accept Agenda as amended, by Barb, 2nd Cathy
Motion to Accept Minutes of September 10, 2012 by Susan, 2nd Cathy
Treasure’s Report: reported by Gretchen October 1, 2012 $1451.24
November 1, 2012 $1476.24
Outdoor Work Crew Projects:
- Reseal Bridges: Barb Graul (long bridge complete, smaller bridges in spring)
- Weeding Needs. Buckthorn Removal If someone will stay in building, Coggin will work on this—2-4:30
Running Green for Crossroads: Update of 2012 event, Changes for 2013 (Gretchen). Committee will meet this week, new membersCathy Laba, Colleen
. Website will be updated and linked to Crossroads site; hope grant will pay for this. New t-shirt vender, recycled material that wicks.
Family History Day: Thank you to all, fun event inspire of weather. Possible use same format for next years Science Day?
Astronomy Day October 20: Celebration of the Sun: great weather, thank you for Friends help. Many returned at night for viewing
Easy to Move Folding Tables: Jim Maki thanked Friends for lighter tables. Thank you Susan
Founders Day: Dedication of the John Collins Memorial, Council ring …tabled until Helen Collins is ready.
Council ring has rye and wildflower seeds: Planted by students. Ring in use, students love hidden classroom.
Full Moon Winter Snowshoe, Run, Ski: Date January: tabled until closer to the date.
Volunteer Needs for November: Thursday Nov. 8, 10 AM. Need help moving items from basement to new storage building.
Winter solstice event: possibly Dec. 21 or 22—wait until next meeting to plan
Aldo Leopold Day: Possibly have Dan Egan for Q & A environmental session/biodiversity 1st Sat. in March
Postcards to none email members: Nancy will help Coggin
Door Prize Drawing: cherry pie filling Arliss
Adjournment: Cathy, 2nd Maddie
Next Friends Meeting: November 26, 2012 at 5:30, Decorating John Collins Learning Center
Arliss, Cathy, Susan, Coggin will look over and redo decorations. $100 Ok’ed for purchases.