President Bob Noble called the meeting to order at 10 am at the First Christian Church Hall. The last month’s minutes were accepted as published in the
Treasurer Susan Norton’s reported we have $3,566.50 in our checking account and $6,498.06 in our money market account. The increase in our checking account was brought about by the payment of dues. Susan has a spreadsheet showing 2014 revenue and expenses which is available to anyone who’d like to review it. The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.
We had a new couple who just joined, Tom and Susan Connor.
Alicia Adcock and Doug Grodt were recognized for preparing the coffee and refreshments. A brief discussion arose regarding the possibility of establishing
a regular coffee committee instead of relying on monthly volunteers.
George Humfeld and four other members of the Bookcliff Barbershop Chorus sang two songs as a Valentine’s Day treat.
Avery Glassman, curator and program director of The Art Center, gave a thoughtful presentation on what it means to look at a work of art. Her goal as curator is to “design an exhibition that will be in itself a work of art.”
Linda Ash said it was a healthy month. She sent a card out to only one member, Cathy Zippert, who is recovering from surgery.
Bob Noble announced that the club had purchased a portable headset and transponder for the library. This will be kept there securely and designated for Armchair Traveler use. Janice Shepherd then gave a description of what to expect of Terry Adcock’s talk in March. She urged attendance at an upcoming talk on end of life discussion and at a library game night on March 1.
Doug Grodt will be doing a plant walk on the Monument in April. The March Lunch and Tour will be of CMU’s Theatre Department.
Dennis Pretti has set up another wine tasting for May 11. He and Wayne McCalla are developing a one-to two-day trip to the Ouray/Silverton area. Details will follow.Linda Ash said ladies golf will resume in March.
Barb Hill noted several special events at the Regal Theatre: Metropolitan Opera in Hi-Def, ballet and an art show on Rembrandt.
Judy Saxon brought up the need for volunteers at both Mesa View Retirement Center and Community Hospital.
For the raffle, we had tickets from the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Mesa County Concert Association.
The meeting adjourned at 11 am.