Meeting Minutes – December 9, 2022


General Meeting         December 9, 2022

The HAPLD Friends Foundation members met in Program Room 2 & 3

Those in attendance: Nancy Bacheller, Tom Bacheller, Bill Ball, Marcia Ball, Sandy Bannon, Diane Becker, Connie Corwin, Pat Darrow, Carol David, Deanna Engelke, Robin Evert, Nancy Hardy, Genevieve Hochwarter, Dianne Hoerter, Karlith Gorka, Phil Madden, Marsha Natkins, Sharon Peacock, Janis Ruffino, Judy Schrader, Kathleen Sharkey, Marge Smith, Lisa Stohs, Reta Stohs, Penny Thoma, Pat Totman, Carol Watermann, Jeannie Wymore

Staff: Pamela Kampwerth, Head of Programming and Outreach; Eugene Flynn, Guest Speaker

At 11:00, Pamela Kampwerth introduced speaker Eugene Flynn and his program “Christmas Markets in Prague and Germany”.

Following the program Janis Ruffino called the meeting to order.

Secretary’s Report

Reta Stohs moved that the November minutes be accepted, Carol David seconded, the motion passed unanimously. Marge Smith read a letter from the Library thanking the Friends for supporting Very Merry Huntley and helping fund the reindeer.

Treasurer’s Report

The treasurer’s report showed a balance of $53,387.16. Carol David pointed out that 2022 was a great year. Corner Books brought in about $1000 each month. Connie Corwin moved the statement be accepted, Nancy Hardy seconded, the motion passed unanimously.


  • #GivingTuesday: Donations are still being accepted.
  • Baubles & Bling: The next jewelry sale will be February 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jewelry in good condition can be given to a Friends Board Member or dropped off at the library from January 2 to January 31. Jewelry, scarves (in good shape) and purses with a retail value of at least $50 will be accepted (no brooches or pins).

General Meetings

January – No General Meeting

February 17, 2023 – Program: “Romance Genre”; Choose a free romance book and enjoy a taste of chocolates!

Drawing of Winning Raffle Tickets

The winning tickets for the 15 Holiday Baskets were drawn.

Meeting adjourned, 12:22

Respectfully submitted,

Marjorie Smith

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