February 2, 2012
Joyce McClanahan, Judy Iverson, Tim Hauge, Virginia Plummer, Margaret Ensor, Tim Eitreim, Mary Daniels and guest Kenny Daniels.
Thank you from the St. John’s youth group for the money from last years gift for the trip to New Orleans.
Mary announced workshop on Long-term care and investing on February 26th at 12:30pm and invited everyone.
Program funds available:
The Board agreed that there shall be a limit of $300 or 50% of funds raised for each activity, or 1/3 of the funds raised if greater then $900, and then a maximum limit of $500, total grant for each activity. When there is a Hands On activity, the limit shall be an amount up to the total expense claimed, with a limit of $500. At the determination of the Financial Director and one other leader, hours of volunteer time may be considered.
Projects approved by the Lincoln County Board are: Community Salad Luncheon for Wilkins in Sprague for $500, Annual Pancake Feed at Wilbur $250, Lasagna Feed for Lutherhaven Camperships in Sprague for $300, Chase Warrington Cancer fundraiser in Wilbur for $500, Annual Easter Bake Sale in Sprague for $300.
Minutes read: Approved as read.
Note made that Jenny McCain is not a member but we will work on that!
Treasurers report: Carried over $139.79 and received $2081.79 for a total of $2,220.79.
Tim Eitreim shared some of the goals to make us a Chapter of Excellence. Goal for 2011 – 5 new benefit members. (had 8), to grow the chapter by 8 associate members. (we had 0), Goal of having 4 types of activities (educational and social activities), Goal for volunteer hours 1,716 (we did 5,439) Dollars raised for charitable dollars was $10, 512. (we raised $26,487). Tim thanked us for our significant work.
Thrivent Region – Thrivent Choice available $2.6 million dollars. OF that $2.6, only $1.3 was directed.
Chapter was encouraged to announce in church the committing of their 2012 choice dollars to their churches.
Being a Thrivent member provides Legal Services for wills and trusts, Identity Theft. Encourage being a Congregational Advocate. Benefit members who become congregational advocates get an extra $25 for choice dollars.
February 2, 4:30pm
May 24th at noon.
August 23rd at noon.
November 29th noon at location to be announced.
Mary Daniels, Records Director