Grand Junction Newcomers Club Meeting Minutes, March 12, 2014
President Bob Noble called the meeting to order at 10:00 am at the First Christian Church Hall. The last month’s minutes were accepted with the correction of the date of the meeting from March 12 to February 12.
Treasurer Susan Norton reported we have $4,087 in checking and $6,492 in our money market account. The treasurer’s report was accepted as read. Approximately 47 memberships have not yet renewed for 2014.
Janet Johnson and Mary Tyrone were recognized for preparing the coffee. We need volunteers for May and later in the year.
Marsha Kosteva of Grey Gourmet gave a brief presentation on their program and the roles volunteers play. George Humfeld and three other “spare parts” members of the Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus serenaded us with two songs.
We had five visitors.
Linda Ash reported that Arlene Albers, Bill Grant and Jan McRae have all had medical issues but are doing well now. Linda also had shoulder replacement surgery. She sent cards to Susan Norton and Jan McRae on the deaths of their mothers.
Dennis Pretti reported that the April 11 wine tasting was a great success with 33 people. He expects that Fisher’s Liquors will be happy to host more tastings. Wayne McCalla is still working on a Silverton and Durango trip in June. Janice Shepherd reminded us of the March 17 Armchair Traveler presentation and that the April 21 one would be the last of the year. She would like volunteers for next year’s program. Kay Klausmeier gave details of next week’s lunch and tour at the County Clerk’s office.
Alberta Husch offered to order magnetic name badges for members who’d like one. The cost would be $6.25 each.
President Bob Noble announced that the survey results would be in the April newsletter and urged members to consider running for office. We especially need a secretary.
Ruth Trowbridge was recognized as a 48-year long member of the Girl Scouts of America
The raffle featured gift certificates Jan Curtis had obtained from Citrola’s Italian Grill and Judy’s Family Restaurant.
The meeting adjourned at 11:01 am.