RALPHO TOWNSHIP BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETING MINUTES

OCTOBER 19, 2017

The Meeting opened in short form due to lack of a quorum.

FINANCIAL REPORT: The Financial report was given by Treasurer, Carole Swank.A motion to approve the treasurerís report was made by Frank Berger and seconded by David Latorre.

OLD BUSINESS:

Meeting Minutes: There was a motion to change the number of meals served at All Home Dayís Breakfast from 164 to 165 made by Carole Swank and seconded by Frank Berger.Then the minutes of the September 21 meeting were accepted with a motion made by Frank Berger and seconded by Carole Swank.

Food Drive Donations:There is a balance of $825 in the Food Drive Account and we have Thanksgiving and Christmas to get through yet. We are still taking donations to the food bank as the Holidays are fast approaching.A motion was made by Frank Berger to give each Food Bank $300 for Thanksgiving and Christmas.The motion was seconded by Ann Roadarmel.

Christmas Decorations:Plans have been made to set up decorations November 26 with the rain day being the November 27.LIghts will be turned on December 1.An article will be put in the newspaper so everyone knows it is there.

Christmas Tree Pick up:This popular activity will take place January 13, 2018.All volunteers will meet at Voughtís at 9 a.m.This will be the second Saturday of the month and we are looking forward to a good day.

NEW BUSINESS:

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

FBLA Meeting:David Latorre reported that the student of the first quarter to receive the $50 award is Chase Urban.

Elysburg Public Library:Frank Berger reported that the librarian, Dean Wade Slesser sends out a news letter periodically and he would like some sponsors.If anyone is interested in a spot to help pay the costs of this letter, please contact the librarian at the library.Businesses who donate will be recognized in the letter.

Membership Drive:Mail listings and prospective membersí names will be mailed, by Susan Adams, membership chairperson, to the officers for their perusal.The first mailing will be in November.The Food Bank letter mailing will be a separate mailing during the 1st week of December. The second membership mailing will be the third week of January, 2018.Cut-off date for the membership drive is March 31, 2018.

Scholarship Committee:Frank will notify the schools before December 1 regarding the scholarship.

NEXT MEETING WILL BE JANUARY 18, 2018

 

NOTE:NO DECEMBER MEETING!!!!

ADJOURNMENT:

A motion for adjournment was made by Frank Berger and seconded by Carole Swank.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Ann Roadarmel, Secretary