Meeting Minutes 110607

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Meeting Minutes 110607

Postby Christine Kazimer » Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:50 am

Lakewood Is Art
Meeting Minutes
November 6, 2007

The third meeting of the Lakewood is Art organization was called to order at 7:30 pm on November 6, 2007 in Bela Dubby by Ruth Koenigsmark.

Ruth Koenigsmark, Chair
Jill Crino, Vice-Chair
Jim O’Bryan, Community Liason
Barbara Michel, Marketing/PR Director
Christine Kazimer, Secretary

Meeting Minutes:
Ruth greeted everyone and opened the meeting. Each member was handed a copy of the agenda and a copy of proposed bylaws for the organization.

Jill Crino reviewed the minutes from the September 4th meeting and called for a vote to approve the minutes as they stood – all members approved.

Ruth announced that she and Barb attended a grant writing workshop to learn the ins and outs of applying for monies available to non-profit organizations. They learned that a non-profit needs to be at least 3 years old in order to apply for grants.

Jim advised that Cindy Einhouse, director and president of the Beck Center, would like to attend a LIA meeting and partner with us in the future. Ennifer Deslilet would like to join LIA and as an experienced fundraiser, her talents would be useful to our organization. DL Mekas also interested in becoming a member and brings experience in artwalks and working with art foundations. Jim mentioned that the LIA email list sign up was changed to ask if subscriber would be interested in volunteering, if they are an artist & type of art they produce, if applicable.

Ruth brought up the MAMA LIA artwalk event and asked what everyone heard about it, Jim heard comments that it was better than Tremont and Jill said she only heard good things. Barb said that the MAMA meeting attendees were all happy with the outcome. Everyone felt that business was generated by the event.

Jill Crino updated the board on the new logo. Jill provided samples of logo on letterheard and business cards. Everyone agreed the logo was ideal and that pure white background should be used on the cards and letterhead as opposed to off-white. New logo was approved unanimously by the board members.

It was agreed that the we would get a PO Box number to be used on the stationary and an email address of Christine will be responsible for answering emails sent to this address.

Jill Crino updated the board on the Barking Dog Project. Jill still working on design for the prototype. Jill will be sitting down with Brian from A Graphic Solution. She’ll have the designs for next meeting for board to vote on, then she’ll build foamcore prototype prior to producing a steel prototype.

Ruth asked the board if Tuesday meetings were acceptable to everyone and it was suggested that we change to Saturday afternoons which would be more convenient for Jill. Everyone agreed to change regular meetings to Saturday afternoons.

Ruth asked everyone to review the proposed bylaws and bring any suggested revisions to our next meeting for discussion.

Agenda for Next Meeting:
Review of proposed bylaws
Fundraising ideas

Meeting was adjourned at 8430 pm by Ruth Koenigsmark.. Next meeting will be November 17, 2007 at 12 noon

Minutes submitted by: Christine Kazimer

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