Meeting Minutes of July 13, 2019
1. Moment of Silence
2. Welcome, Introductions
3. Discussion about the Scholarship at NMC.
a. Memorial Day discussed in June.
b. International Day of Peace planning is going well. Dates: 9-21/22. Finding speakers and musicians for the Open Space event 9/22. Posters ready soon.
c. Scholarship already discussed.
d. Tim had 500 of the corrected Discretionary spending flyers to hand out to meeting attendees. Get yours from Tim, next meeting,
e. Cherry Heritage Parade: Many Thanks to Bernie for bringing his truck and trailer! We had a Great turnout, about 32 walkers. Next year we will ask for a space without a band in front, very loud. Emily had brought a boom box with her while riding her bike playing songs of Peace but it was difficult to hear her music with the band. Idea to ask the League of Women Voters to join in our parade and wear VFP shirts.
f. Volunteer at the State and Bijou Theatre : they need a certain number of dependable volunteers for the movies. Will discuss at the picnic. Not many interested.
g. Yard Sale: The final amount made was given. More details in last months Minutes.
h. Peace Day at high school: Mary P wasn’t at the meeting. Will report next month.
i. March around TC after the meeting: it was decided to march around downtown once a month, may also stand with the Occupy folks or line up along Front St. with flags.
a. Treasurer: report given
a. VFP National Convention: Spokane, August 15-18. Anyone want to go?
b. Annual Picnic: August 14, Wednesday, 5-7:00, Greilickville Park, same as last years. Salmon burgers, hotdogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers will be provided. Bring a dish to pass and your beverage and table ware. Any yard games are wanted too!
c. There is a new outdoor theatre at the Civic Center and they need volunteers to help out at the productions. Entrance on East side of Park. Will discuss again.
Submitted by Penny