The meeting was called to order by President Pat Spiller Jackson at 10:00am.
Carolyn Sue Flagg gave the prayer and the Pledges.
The thought for the day was given by Dorothy Walton: “Ups and downs, wins and losses! What makes us special is that we are a team.”
Minutes from the last meeting was not read.
The Treasurer’s report was given by Louis Ray. It was noted that the Seretha Hilliard Scholarship Fund is almost depleted. We will notify a family member to see whether this fund will remain active since the family initiated the fund. The idea of raising the Alumni Scholarship was presented and will be discussed at a later time. The Treasurer’s report was accepted and approved.
The Membership Committee reported that over 400 letters were mailed out along with a newsletter.
The Grounds Committee, chaired by Eugene Johnson, gave feedback on maintaining the yard since the drought as well as a crack in the floor. The building must be secured at all times. A new rental contract needs to be written to insure the safety of the building.
Each Board member was asked to sell ten tickets to the Heritage Banquet for March. Contact with Head Start and possible speakers will be made before the next meeting.
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