Minutes of May 18, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, June 15 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Travel with us to meet artisans from either The Yankee Peddler or Shaker Woods.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – May 18, 2015

Attendance:  Georgann Blair, Betty Day, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Barb Sutton, Margaret Truman and Vee Valega.  Guest Speaker:  Carol Klear.

Betty Lou Palmer, president, opened our meeting and introduced our speaker. 

Program: Carol Klear speaks about being an author. Carol is author of Legendary Locals and Images of America by Arcadia Publishing both about North Ridgeville.  Carol is retired from being an editor of The North Ridgeville Press.

April Minutes – A motion was made to accept the April minutes.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our new treasurer, gave the report.  Our current bank balance is $4,220.37.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – Betty Lou Palmer reported that we have received 11 contracts to date for the Arts and Crafts Fair at the Corn Fest on August 7, 8 and 9.

Artistic Endeavor Award Scholarship – Any high school senior living in North Ridgeville who plans to attend college and study in the field of the Arts is eligible for this scholarship.  We received six applications.  Emily Gommel was chosen by our committee to receive our $1500 scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded on May 29 at the Senior Breakfast.  Emily plans to pursue a career in Visual Communication Design.  In addition to winning many art awards, she has been very active in outside activities and maintained a 4.4 grade point average.  Congratulations, Emily.

North Ridgeville High School Senior Art Gallery Award – Congratulations to Caitlyn Hermansky.  The selected artwork will be on display in the Media Center for two years.

North Ridgeville City Schools Endowment – Georgann reported that a golf outing will be held on Thursday, June 11.  Tickets cost $80 per person or $30 for the dinner. Proceeds support scholarships and grants.  Georgann is putting together another wine basket for the raffle.  We donated $60 to cover the cost of tea baskets for the two different events for the Endowment Committee.   Anyone is invited to attend.

Betty Palmer asked Barb Sutton to read “Why Wear a Poppy”, Author Unknown to celebrate Memorial Day this weekend.  It was very touching and reminded us of what our Veterans did to serve our nation.  Thank you to all the veterans.

Barb Sutton showed a video of the Parade the Circle Celebration from 2004 that was created by Barb Sutton and Andre LeBlanc.  It is an amazing parade to celebrate the Arts. This year it will be held on Saturday, June 13 at University Circle.  Plan to attend.  You’ll be happy you did.

North Ridgeville Library – Karen Sigsworth reported that the Art Shows from our North Ridgeville Schools are being held currently in the library.

Thank you Ilona Manista for the delicious refreshments.  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Gavin

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Minutes of April 20, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, May 18th – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Program – Author, Carol Klear

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – April 20, 2015

Attendance:  Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Betty Day, Nancy Franks, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Barb Sutton, Margaret Truman, Vee Valega

Ilona Manista, president, opened our meeting.

March minutes – Ilona made a motion to accept the minutes from our March meeting and Betty Lou P. seconded the motion.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

Treasurer’s Report – Balance is $3977.26.  Vee Valega motioned to accept the report.  Margaret T. seconded.  All in Favor.

New Business – Betty Palmer has received 9 contracts for the Corn Festival Arts Fair.

Installation of Officers – Ilona installed the officers for the year.

President – Betty Lou Palmer

Vice President – Barb Sutton

Secretary – Mary Beth Bogner

Treasurer – Vee Valega

Membership Dues are due!  $20 to Vee Valega at 5736 Creekside Lane, NR.  Thank you for your support!!

Ilona made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Margaret T. seconded.  The motion carried.

Thank you Vee Valega for the delicious refreshments!!

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner, Secretary

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Minutes of March 16, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, April 20 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m. Installation of Officers

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – March 16, 2015

Attendance:  Georgann Blair, Mary Beth Bogner, Betty Day, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Margaret Truman, Vee Valega, Janet Willoughby

Ilona Manista, president, opened our meeting.

February minutes – Margaret T. made a motion to accept the minutes from our February meeting and Betty Lou P. seconded the motion.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

Treasurer’s Report – Balance is $4273.57.  Ilona motioned to accept the report.  Nancy G. seconded.  All in Favor.

Major School Performance – Janet W. reported that it went very well at Liberty School.

North Ridgeville City Schools Endowment – Georgann reported that they are having a Spring Madness Party at Bullfrog’s Sports Café on Thursday, March 19 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Tickets cost $20 and include appetizers, pizza, soft drinks and wide screen TV to watch opening rounds of NCAA Basketball tournament.  Proceeds support scholarships and grants.  The tea baskets and a cooking basket have been put together for the raffle.  We donated $60 to cover the cost of a tea basket for the event. Anyone is invited to attend.

Community Care – Betty P. announced she bought the candy for the Easter baskets.  They will be put together on March 25th at 10 AM.

Betty Lou made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Janet W. seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner, Secretary

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Minutes of February 16, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, March 16 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m. Election of Officers

Monday, April 20 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m. Installation of Officers

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – February 16, 2015

Attendance: Georgann Blair, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Jerry Toich, Margaret Truman and Vee Valega. Guest Speaker: Dawn Reese. Ilona Manista, president, opened our meeting and introduced our speaker.

Program: Dawn Reese from Dolls and Minis presenting Fairies and Fairy Gardens. Her store in the Grand Pacific Junction in Olmsted Falls is a doll hospital, has a variety of wooden toys and doll houses as well as many types of miniatures. Dawn told us the history of Fairy Gardens starting in 1917. These miniature gardens can be made for use inside or outside. There are good and bad fairies, but we only want to attract good ones. She gave us many ideas of what can be placed in a fairy garden.

January minutes – Betty Lou Palmer made a motion to accept the minutes from our January meeting and Georgann seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous in favor.

Christmas Dinner Party – A thank you note was received from Community Care and read. They appreciate the donation from the auction of gifts that we brought.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – Betty Lou Palmer has mailed 30 contracts to vendors who may be interested in participating in the Corn Fest in August.

Artistic Endeavor Award Scholarship – The scholarship forms were delivered to Marlene Fedorko at the North Ridgeville High School. Any high school senior living in North Ridgeville who plans to attend college and study in the field of the Arts is eligible for this scholarship.

North Ridgeville City Schools Endowment – Georgann reported that they are having a Spring Madness Party at Bullfrog’s Sports Café on Thursday, March 19 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and include appetizers, pizza, soft drinks and wide screen TV to watch opening rounds of NCAA Basketball tournament. Proceeds support scholarships and grants. The tea baskets and a cooking basket have been put together for the raffle. We donated $60 to cover the cost of a tea basket for the event. Anyone is invited to attend.

North Ridgeville Library – Karen Sigsworth announced that the Art Shows from our North Ridgeville Schools will be held in May in the library. They, also, have many interesting and entertaining programs on Sunday afternoons through March.

Thank you Betty Day for the delicious refreshments you served. Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Betty Lou made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Vee Valega seconded the motion. The motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Gavin

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Minutes of November 17, 2014 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, December 15, 2014 – Annual Holiday Party 6 p.m. in the library.

Program:  Joe Keller – History of the British Invasion. Joe is a Baldwin Wallace instructor.  He showed us clips from musical videos from various singers and bands in the 1950’€™s and 60’€™s.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – November 17, 2014

Attendance:  Betty Day, Ilona Manista,  Mary Beth Bogner,  Veronica Valega, Betty Lou Palmer, Georgann Blair, Nancy Bowman, Karen Sigsworth, Ludina Mills, Janet Willoughby, Nancy & Henry Nielzuirecki

Ilona called meeting to order 8:00 p.m.

Minutes from Oct. 20, 2014 – Ilona moved to accept the minutes of the previous meeting as written.  Georgann Blair seconded.  The motion carried.

Financial Report – “ As of November 17, 2014.  Our total bank balance was $4963.54.

Correspondence – “ A note of thanks was received from the family of Marian Gardner, the family will be planting a tree in her memory.

Holiday Party – Will be held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the library at 6 p.m.

Georgann – North Ridgeville High School Endowment fund – for grants and scholarships.  A March Madness and Spring Fling and Golf outing are some activities that are in the works.

Baldwin Wallace Musical Performances:  A Chorus Line – Nov. 13-16, 20 & 22 at 7:30 p.m.

BW Men’€™s Chorus Holiday Concert – Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5 & 8 p.m.

Conservatory Annual Holiday Concert – Sunday Dec. 7, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Box office 440-826-2240 or online at www.bw.edu/tickets

Holiday on the Ridge will be on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Historical Society – Museum will also be open.

Ilona made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Betty Lou Palmer seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Thank you Betty Lou for the delicious refreshments!

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner

Secretary

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Minutes of October 20, 2014 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, December 15, 2014 – Annual Holiday Party 6 p.m. in the library.

Monday, November 17, 2014 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Program:  Joe Keller – History of the British Invasion

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – October 20, 2014

Attendance:  Ilona Manista, Nancy Gavin, Mary Beth Bogner, Margaret Brooks-Terry, Veronica Valega, Betty Lou Palmer, Georgann Blair, Nancy Bowman

Ilona called meeting to order 7:05 p.m.

Minutes from Oct. 20, 2014 – Betty Lou Palmer moved to accept the minutes of the previous meeting as written.  Georgann Blair seconded.  The motion carried.44039

Financial Report As of October 20, 2014.  Our total bank balance was $4988.36.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – We have received 2 contracts to date.

Holiday Party Will be held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the library at 6 p.m.  Mary Beth will send out invitations.

Georgann  North Ridgeville High School Endowment Fund  for grants and scholarships.  A March Madness and Spring Fling and Golf outing are some activities that are in the works.

Baldwin Wallace Musical Performances:  A Chorus Line  Nov. 13-16, 20 & 22 at 7:30 p.m.

BW’s Men’s Chorus Holiday Concert  Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5 & 8 p.m.

Conservatory Annual Holiday Concert  Sunday Dec. 7, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Box office 440-826-2240 or online at www.bw.edu/tickets

Holiday on the Ridge will be on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Ilona made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Margaret Terry-Brooks seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner,

Secretary

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