Minutes, April 13, 2016
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 newsletter.
Treasurer Susan Norton reported we have $6,505.06 in our money market account and $4,429 in our checking account.
Sherry Schenk and Janet Johnson were recognized for preparing the coffee and refreshments. We will need help after July.
Chris Thomas, CEO of Community Hospital, was our guest. Among the topics he touched upon were the hospital’s primary care strategy, a Medicare share savings program and a health information exchange, Quality Health Network,
Guest Raya Novak signed up herself and her husband Miguel as members at the end of the meeting.
Linda Ash announced the sad news of Jim Boylan’s passing. She also sent out cards to members recovering from injuries or surgery: Tony Portella and Kay Braukhoff. Janet Johnson will fill in for Linda when she’s away next month.
Bob is still looking for others who are interested in a trip to a NASCAR race in Phoenix on Nov 13. Wayne McCalla has a tentative date of Aug. 2 for a Jeep trip in Ouray. A trip to Dinosaur National Monument is also possible, and interest in another Morrow Point boat ride was sounded out. Details will follow.
Janice Shepherd urged us to attend the final Armchair Travelers session of the season. It will resume in October. Both the April plant walk led by Doug Grodt and the May tour of SunCrest Orchard Alpacas and Fiber Works are full. In June we will visit Leitner-Poma. Dennis Pretti invited interested members to join him after the meeting for planning on the new wine tasting group.
The raffle had several prizes donated by members.
The meeting adjourned at 11:04 am.