Minutes of March 21, 2011 membership meeting

Program: John Pozzi with ABC Fund-raising- gave us some ideas on how we could bring funds into the council through the sales of Auntie Anne’s, cookie dough, pizzas or candles. He also gave us a good indication of what sells and does not.

Attendance: Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Betty Day, Nancy Gavin, Nancy Franks, Lonnie Hart, Scott Hosler, Mark Madere, Betty Lou Palmer, Amanda Shelnutt, Karen Sigsworth, Jerry Toich, Vee Valega,

Jerry Toich, president, brought the meeting to order.

Scholarship: Thursday, May 26th at Wagner’s- Award’s Breakfast 8:00AM.

Arts and Crafts Fair at the Corn Festival: Amanda & Ilona to head up the coloring contest. May need help to include the high school. Mary Beth has the pages and will email them to Mark and Tom Dake to put on corn fest website.

Reflections Art Show: Scott Hosler reported that the show will be March 26th at the North Ridgeville High School. 10 AM-12:00 PM. Ceremony 12-1PM.

Election of Officers: Induction by Pres. Jerry Toich: Betty Lou Palmer as President, Mary Beth Bogner, Secretary, Betty Day, Treasurer, Margaret Truman, Vice President.

Nancy Bowman motion to cast ballot for candidates, Jerry T. seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.

Fund-raising: Nancy B. made a motion to sell cookie dough, Mary Beth seconded. Discussed which product would be more profitable cookies or pretzels? Majority voted no on selling any product.

Nancy Franks had an idea of having a dinner or some type of function for a fundraiser and that planning should start now for next year.

Arts Council Website – Mark Madere has set up a website for Arts Council. You can check it out at www.ridgevilleartscouncil.wordpress.com.

We need to give him information to put on the website. He said there is no cost involved. If you have any information that should be on our website, let us know. This is an exciting new adventure for us! Thank you so much, Mark.

If you would like to receive the minutes by email, please send me your address at

Bognerfh@yahoo.com. Thank You.

Thanks to Vee Valega for the delicious refreshments!

Jerry motioned to adjourn the meeting. Mary Beth Seconded. Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Bogner

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