|Posted by hilliardhighalumniassocinc on May 8, 2010 at 5:49 PM|
The Board Meeting was called to order by the 2nd Vice President at 10:05am. Prayer was given by Pat Wiggins, the Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Eva Marende, the Hilliard High School Song and Bay City High School Song were lead by Bobby Brown. Ruth Young gave the Thought for the Day: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you will get what you’ve always gotten."
The minutes from the last meeting were read by Lois Armelin. They were approved and accepted without any changes.
The Treasurer’s report was given by Louis Ray. The report was accepted by all.
Scholarship Report, Patricia Wiggins: 10 Scholarship applications were sent to each school in the Matagorda County area. As of 4/17/10 only 2 applicants had responded. The deadline is 4/20/10.
Membership Report, Bobby Brown: The names of all members have been put on a spreadsheet in the computer. The Chairperson suggested that the reunion registration list be added to the webpage to provide information to potential convention attendees.
Historical Project Report, John Paul Davis: Pictures of some of the past and present African American school principles have been framed and are ready to be placed in the Alumni Building. The Committee Chairperson stated that the cost of this project has been donated. The Chairperson also provided information on the next project of this committee -- the Hall of Fame Inductees.
Web Site Update Report, Bobby Brown: A draft was presented of a memo that can be used for donations from companies that will match monetary donations to the association. The Chairperson requested different types of historical information be placed on the web page. This was approved by the board.
Heritage Banquet, Carolyn Sue Flagg: The banquet was a success and over $500.00 was raised.
The All Classes Reunion/Convention, Dora Duncan: The Chairperson stated that over 528 invitations have been mailed out. The workshop on Mental Health has been added to the agenda. The board agreed to do the scholarship presentation at the banquet. Registration will be provided at the Association Building from 10am – 2pm for those not attending the festivities at the Ashwood Retreat Facility. The chairperson was asked about additional transportation for those convention attendees traveling and do not have transportation to the Ashwood Facility. Transportation will be available if needed. The chairperson presented discount information from the Comfort Inn in Bay City Texas. They are giving any Association member a discount on room rates, not just for the convention but anytime.
The next meeting will be held on May 15, 1010 at 10am. The meeting was adjourned with prayer.