Club Meeting
February 27, 2008



Members Present:
Reid Allen, President, Marsha Jackson, President-elect, Craig Wallace, Treasurer, Orlene Bowers, Asst. Secretary, Stan Bowers, V.P., Dave Wallach, Rose Float Committee Chairman, and Bart Carroll and Shirley Carroll, Dr. George Harrison, and Larry Madick, Directors. Guest: Ruth Goldfarb, Miss Wheelchair California.

Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order at 12:45 p.m. by Reid Allen, President.

Approval of Minutes:
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as corrected (3-c: Interclub Luncheon).

Treasurer’s Report:
Craig Wallace, Treasurer, presented the Income/Expenditure Report for the Rose Float Club and Rose Float Club Foundation. It was M/S/P to approve as presented.

Other Fiscal Actions:
a. It was M/S/P to have the Rose Float Club send $2000.00 to the Rose Float Committee for distribution to Phoenix Decorating to help cover a portion of the cost of the 2008 Kiwanis International Rose Float.

a. Dave Wallach discussed the proposed KI/Rose Float Contract with the Board:

  • The KI Foundation Restricted Endowment for the Rose Float is being established for the future purpose of funding the float.
  • KI is reducing it’s involvement in the funding. The proposed funding from the KI General Budget is $20,000 in 2008; $15,000 in 2009 & $10,000 in 2010
  • KI will participate in the Public Relations of the Rose Float.
  • KI will not fund any further requests after 2010.
  • The $20,000 for the 2008 float will be distributed after this contract is signed.

b. Gala Affair: There was a discussion on the cancellation of the 2008 Gala Affair. It was cancelled for the lack of upfront seed money to promote the Affair. It is estimated that $7,000 - $10,000 is needed.

c. 2009 Gala Affair: A new start for next year is proposed for the Gala Affair. It is proposed to find a sponsor for the seed money.

d. KI/Rose Float Partnership Discussion: A discussion then ensued regarding KI’s proposed Partnership with the Rose Float Committee. There was a brief discussion of a proposal by Lynn Seedon to have a $1,000 Rose Float Medallion similar to the Hixson or Dunlap that would be produced by the KI Foundation. More on this proposal as it is developed.

E. Rose Float Riders: Marsha Jackson will have a rider prize at the Burbank Club’s Gala Live Auction on July 19, 2008.

Meeting Adjournment:
Board Meeting was adjourned at 1:25 p.m. by President Reid Allen.

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