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Monday, January 18, 2016

Board Meeting Minutes - Jan 14, 2016

Piedmont Pi Phi Board met on January 14, 2016 at the home of Carol Carpenter.  Members present were Betsy Bullard, Carol Carpenter, Lara Heberle, Cindy McCall, Marguerite Suggs, and Joy McCoy.


The ritual was led by Carol.


Treasurer’s report:  Bree sent the following:
 National dues collected from 19 people (money paid to national)
 Local dues collected from 20 people ($100)
 Angel dues collected from 12 people ($141)
 Total deposited: $906.00.
 Checks written to National for dues totaling $665.

Total in our Bank Account $1307.51. (Starting Balance $215.51; Silpada Fundraiser $851; Dues
$241)


Financial Committee:  Carol, Betsy, Joy, and Bree will meet Tuesday January 26 at 11 am to discuss
amounts we will send to Headquarters and Hope Academy.  We will discuss amount for the Dr. Seuss
party and if we want to add our support to the mentally ill (Sanctuary House) and/or purchase gift items for the older children at the Salvation Army toy warehouse.


Membership:  Carol will ask Pam Finn to hostess a lunch in April on a Saturday in hopes our out of town members can attend.  (If Pam is unable to host the luncheon, Marguerite will ask Anne Smith).


The Bow & Arrow Ball will be at Betsy’s on Thursday, May 5th to celebrate Founders’ Day.


Communications:  Lara communicates through the blog, email, GROUPME, and Facebook.  She wants to be sure everyone is getting the information.


ACRIC:  Marguerite had no requests.  Cindy will contact Pi Beta Phi coordinator for Alumnae Clubs and schools to ask about establishing a Pi Beta Phi chapter at ECU.


Literacy:  Susanne Blaya will have a sign-up sheet for the Dr. Seuss party at our next meeting, February 23 at Bobbie West’s home.  The Dr. Seuss party will be held on Friday, March  4th.  Cindy will ask her daughter, Cami, if she and some of her friends would be interested in joining us for the party and be in charge of the games thus gaining service hours for their AP Academy. 
Board members can meet at Betsy’s at 6:15 to car pool to Bobbie’s house February 23rd.  Don’t forget refreshments are needed for this meeting.


Community Involvement:  Cindy will remind members we will be collecting underwear (Cool School
Wear) for the children at Center of Hope at our lunch at Liberty Oak on January 20th at 11:30. 
Cindy will also remind members by email to think about collecting gifts throughout the year at such
places as Five Below and Big Lots for the 10-13 age group at the Salvation Army toy warehouse.
Also a reminder to collect toiletries for the Sanctuary House.


Fundraising:  We made $851 at our Silpada Fundraiser.  Thank you Bobbie!

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