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December General Meeting Minutes
December 7, 2021
General Meeting was called to order at 10:05 am by Dianne Patterson at Am Vets 312.
The mission statement was read by all.
Introductions were done and we had 3 new people.
*Susan Ricard read the financial report. Susan stated that Southern Storage raising the rates for all the storage rooms.
*Amazon Smile --- on going. We received a check for $43.96.
*Perkins --- on going
*AppleUmpkin –November 4, 2022. AppleUmpkin was a successful fundraiser for us. Everyone loved the fashion show, food and all the raffle items we had to offered as prizes.
*Carol Lazzeri, Hazel Goodman and Dianne Patterson did an excellent job in planning and doing all the hard work to make AppleUmpkin Fundraising a successful one for the Back Pack Angels. Everyone worked together setting up and taking down everything at the Church. Jerry Bennett was our coordinators from the church and she did an excellent job helping us with any questions or problems.
*IL Primo Pizza and Wings --January 7th and January 28th, 2022 from 4 pm to 8 pm. This fundraiser is due to Carol Lazzeri because she went to Il Primo to say for a donation for the AppleUmkpin fundraiser and Manager stated he would do 2 fundraisers for Back Pack Angels. We have to say that we are from Back Pack Angels or show the flyer to and we will get 15% of the profits.
*Theme Luncheon—March 23, 2022. We will have 12 tables and 6 tables are sold already. In January, we will open up to Public to sell the rest of tables. The cost of the ticket is 30.00 per person and hostess has to sell tickets to other 7 people at her table. We will a Grand Prize to Sanibel Captiva Beach Resort and Judy has ask several restaurants in the area for donation and several said they donate. We will Chinese Auction and 50/50 tickets. *The lunch will be catered and we will entertain to be decide on at the committee meeting. More to follow.
*Hazel has 1790 labeled and 2075 unlabeled small bags and 6500 blue cloth bags.
Hazel wanted to say Thank You to Joyce, Patricia, Naomi and Linda for labeling the small this month.
*Hazel is asking Publix for a donation a small bag and more to follow.
*We are delivering 791 bags this month and the dates for packing and deliver is December 13th and14th because the schools are closed next for Christmas Break.
*It was decided at the Board Meeting that for the months that we do not give Laundry Soap, we will put the blue cloth bags 1 16 ounces of Body Wash and 6 rolls of Toilet Paper. In the small bags, we will put in 8 ounces of Shampoo very month.
*Judy want to say Thank You to Frank and Chris for getting the pallets and putting them away this month for her.
*Dianne applied for grants from Plantation Community and Light Speed.
*It was a excellent article in the Suns newspaper on Saturday with great pictures of the AppleUmpkin
Fundraiser and she will connect with the newspaper for getting the paper to be at the Theme Luncheon. Patricia always talks about us everywhere she talks.
*Patricia gave new pictures to Linda for the scrapbook. Linda would like anything about the Back Pack Angels current or old stuff.
*Venice Symphony Hygiene Fundraiser is on December 17th and 18th, 2021. Patricia has everyone set for the fundraiser. A very big THANK YOU for the Venice Nokomis Women’s Club for setting this up.
*Back Pack Angles are invited to go to the Holiday Park Health Fair in January, 2022. Patricia will get more information.
*Giving Challenge – April 26-27, 2022. Dianne has not received information on it. More to follow.
*Drop Offs – Naomi is making a new list where the boxes are. Moe to follow.
*We were told that Glennallen needs hygiene pads for the girls and the school nurse is buying them. Judy will connect Glennallen and make arrangements to pads to be delivered in January with the regular deliver.
*La Casa having a health fair in February 2022.
Adjourned at 10:56 am
Judy Scheil at: firstname.lastname@example.org