Meeting Minutes – March 16, 2018

General Meeting        March 16, 2018

The HAPLD Friends Foundation members met in the Program Room at the Library.

Those in attendance were: Sandy Cooper, Connie Corwin, Deanna Engelke, Diane Ghilardi, Janet Gorguis, Nancy Hardy, Genevieve Hochwarter, Karen Hutchings, Stevie Massei, Shirley Nowak, Jackie Pollack, Janis Ruffino, Martha Schooley, Judy Schrader, Marge Smith, Reta Stohs.  Communications Coordinator, Leigh Ann Porsch; Library Director, Frank Novak.

At 11:08 a.m. President Genevieve Hochwarter called the meeting to order.

Director’s Report
Frank presented a slide show of his recent trip to Havana, Cuba.

Secretary’s Report
The February minutes were reviewed. Reta moved the minutes be accepted, Jackie seconded, the motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report
Genevieve and Marge gave the treasurer’s report which showed a balance of $10,620.00. The grant from EFS of $5000 for Reading Programs has been received.  Shirley moved that the report be accepted, Nancy seconded, the motion carried.

National Library Workers Day
It was agreed that the Friends should provide lunch for the staff April 10th, National Library Workers Day.

April Volunteer Incentive Plan
Volunteers in April will get a raffle ticket for every hour they volunteer. Two board members have donated lottery tickets and restaurant gift cards for this drawing. The drawing will occur at the April meeting.

April Fundraisers
Volunteers are needed to work Book Sale set-up April 6, the Book Sale, April 7 & 8 and Culvers night, April 16.

Growing Scene
Kathleen Carr will present “Right Plant, Right Place” at the April 20 General Meeting.

Breakfast Fundraiser, May 9
Tickets for the R.J. Lindsey as Daniel Burnham slide show/talk will go on sale April 2.

 Board of Directors Elections
At the May meeting the Board of Directors for the coming year will be elected. Those interested in running should let Pamela or Genevieve know.

Human Race Fundraiser, April 22
The Friends can be supported by walking, running and/or donating. String backpacks have been ordered for participants to wear.

Connie moved that the meeting adjourn, Judy seconded, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 12:08 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted, Marjorie Smith