Minutes of meeting 7/16/16
Attendees: Al Kellogg, Ron Parshall, Liz Parshall, Gordon Lunn, Ron Jacobs and Judy Kellogg
Called to order at 10:00 a.m.
Secretary read minutes of 4/24/16 meeting and they were accepted.
Treasurers report: As of 7/16/16 we have $9304.46 in the bank. Treasurer’s report was accepted.
Secretary had receipts for expenses in amount of $45.87 and was paid by Treasurer. Ron Jacobs had a receipt for Dreamweaver for $239.88 and he, also, was paid by Treasurer.
T-Mobile sent a check for $104.72 for volunteer hours by Al Kellogg. Treasurer will deposit this check. Judy Kellogg will go online to check out EFT requirements per a letter received from T-Mobile.
As of May 11, 2016 Ron Parshall and Al Kellogg have been reinstated as volunteers at GGNRA. Ron Jacobs also expressed an interest in volunteering again and will follow up with them.
Al brought 100 of each of our postcards to a ranger at the visitor center near SF88 and issued an invoice for payment. Hats have also been ordered for the volunteers at SF88 and will be here on July 25th. He is still researching T-shirts and challenge coins for the NHS store. He has been to SF88 and gave an update on their projects.
Our NHS picnic is going to be held on Sept 3, 2016 at SF88 at 11:30 a.m. All veterans and their families are welcome to attend. Ron Jacobs will put up a flyer about the picnic on our website as we need to know a head count by August 15, 2016. Judy, Linda and Liz will coordinate the picnic supplies. Al Kellogg will call Al Blank to confirm that date is still good. Al will also provide the food and drinks.
This year is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. They are having special events throughout the park and SF88 will be open on Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th from 12-4.
NHS now has 636 members. The store has brought in $612.50 since our last meeting. A listing of members that have paid in 2016 has been forwarded to Ron Jacobs. The secretary is sending letters to members quarterly for dues for 2017.
Webmaster Ron Jacobs has been working on a health page for our website. He’ll keep us informed as he posts new information for our veterans with links to pertinent websites.
Al Kellogg will take a look at the signs for SF88 and check with Al Blank about the sign that was vandalized outside the gate and see if it is going to be replaced.
Meeting was adjourned at 11:15 a.m.
Next scheduled meeting is October 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. in So. San Francisco.