Board Meeting
March 30, 2008



Members Present:
Reid Allen, President, Marsha Jackson, President-elect, Treasurer, Orlene Bowers, Asst. Secretary, Stan Bowers, V.P., Dave Wallach, Rose Float Committee Chairman, and Bart Carroll and Shirley Carroll, Bob & Jean Erikson, Directors. Guests: Roy Talley, Larry Madick, Ron Robertson and Jan MacKay

Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 noon. by Reid Allen, President.

Approval of Minutes:
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as corrected (Ruthee Goldkorn)..

Treasurer’s Report:
Reid Allen presented the Treasurer's Report for the absent Craig Wallace, Treasurer. There was a discussion on the $20,000 which still hasn't been paid by Kiwanis International. The required contract was sent in February. Usually there is a 60-day lag by KI. The Treasurer's Report was M/S/P to approve as presented.

a.Gala Dinner:
There was a discussion on this event. The following highlights were mentioned:
1. Marcus Allen, the 1981 Football Heisman Trophy winner, secured as Keynote Speaker.
2. Date is April 25 or 26, 2009.
3. Outback will charge $12.50 per meal.

b. Future Location of Meetings: There is new management at Denny's - Temple City and they will not allow us to use the back room exclusively. Alternate Site for April 13 Meeting: Shaker's on Central in Glendale. They charge $1.95 pp to use Banquet Room plus $100 minimum. The room holds about 30. It was M/S/P to try Shaker's.

c. April 13 Meeting: Club @ 11:00 am and Gala Ad Hoc @ 12:00 noon.

d. Gala "Seed Money": Lynn Seeden is doing the legwork on getting the Gold Medallion fundraiser implemented. Reid discussed the Restricted Endowment funding at the Kiwanis International Foundation. Three thousand medallions will be forged and sold for $1,000 each. The idea is similar to the Hixson but the money will go into the Rose Float Endowment to fund the float in perpetuity. Initially 250 will be forged to start the campaign. The medallion is currently in the design stage.

e. Gold Medallion: Marsha Jackson will have a rider prize at the Burbank Club’s Gala Live Auction on July 19, 2008.

f. Other Fundraisers:
A flyer was handed out regarding a Mike Herman fundraiser for information only.

g. Delegates to Orlando Convention:
M/S/P to appoint Reid and Cathy Allen as the club's delegates to the Orlando Convention.

h. Membership:
M/S/P to approve Ruthee Goldkorn as a member of the club. Reid suggested that we need to find new blood for the Rose Float Committee.

i. Rose Float Breakfasts in North & South Mid Year Conference:
There were 80 Kiwanians in attendance in the South and 45 in the North. It was a good turnout..

New Business
Bob Erikson handed out a brochure for the Yucaipa Valley Kiwanis Golf Tournament.

Meeting Adjournment:
Board Meeting was adjourned at 1:15 p.m. by President Reid Allen.

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