Meeting Minutes – October 17, 2014

General Meeting
October 17, 2014

The HAPLD Friends Foundation members met in the Program Room of the library on Friday, October 17, 2014. Those in attendance were:

  • Diane Benson
  • Sandy Cooper
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • Connie Corwin
  • Pat Darow
  • Bette Freund
  • Karen Hutchings
  • Reg Kennedy
  • Stevie Massei
  • Shirley Nowak
  • Janis Ruffino
  • Martha Schooley
  • Marge Smith
  • Bert Stohs
  • Reta Stohs
  • Genevieve Hochwarter

President, Genevieve Hochwarter, called the meeting to order at 11:00. Everyone introduced themselves. New members were welcomed.

September Meeting Minutes
The September Secretary’s report was read. Pat Cornwell moved to accept the minutes, Connie Corwin seconded and motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report
Sandy Cooper gave the treasurer’s report which shows a September 30th balance of $19,470.67. The main source of income in September was from Corner Book sales and the Fall Fest Book Sale.  Reta Stohs moved to accept the Treasurer’s report, Diane Benson seconded and the motion carried. Martha thanked everyone responsible for the work put into making the report easy to understand.

October Speaker
The archeologist/architect speaker on October 2 was interesting and engaging and he is willing to come back next year. The profit from the evening cleared $1000. A hundred were in attendance.

Culver’s Fundraiser
The work done by the volunteers is appreciated. Profits from the evening: tips, $83.50; 50/50 raffle, $48.00; percentage of sales, about $300.

Ornament Sale
We have three hundred silver ornaments of the Library. There is a display tree on the counter behind the Information desk. The ornaments may be purchased at the Circulation Desk for $15.00 and will also be on sale at the November Book Sale, Holiday happening, Anniversary celebration.

November Tea
Over 60 tickets have been sold for the Thursday, November 6 English Tea at Boulder Ridge Country Club.

Membership Renewal
It is time to renew membership in the Huntley Library Friends Foundation: $10.00 annual fee; $100.00 lifetime membership. Renewal can be done on the Friends website.

Holiday Baskets
The next committee will be November 21, 11:30 a.m. at Genevieve’s home to assemble the baskets. Many nice donations have already been received including Bulls tickets, Restaurant coupons, and an IPAD mini.  Last year we earned almost $3000.00 from the basket raffle.

Pat Cornwell moved that the meeting adjourn, Connie Corwin seconded. The meeting adjourned at 11:30.

Respectfully Submitted, Marjorie Smith