February 2018 Minutes

February EHBA Meeting Minutes

  • The new President, Melissa Bird introduced herself and thanked everyone for attending this months meeting. We had 30 Members at this months meeting. The officers present were Melissa Bird, President, Ed Porada, Vice President, Alexis Mueller, Secretary, and Melinda Novak, membership relations coordinator.
  • Our new treasurer Jenn Gojmerac was unable to attend so the past treasurer Lynn stepped in for her.
  • Melissa thanked Flair of Country for again hosting us for this months meeting.
  • Last Month’s Free Lunch winner was Gary Lundgren.
  • Approval of January minutes was Larry Crespo and Kim Volk.
  • Went through our 30 second commercials of members
  • Current Treasurers Report is $3,959.36.
  • Melissa reminded all members about inviting new potential members and to please remember to RSVP for the luncheons. We are reinstating the old rule that if you RSVP’d for lunch and you do not attend, you will be responsible to pay for that lunch. EHBA still must pay for all lunches and we cannot afford to take on that responsibility. Melinda spoke about the selling of candy bars again to help attain more funds so that we may be able to continue to donate to our local community. There was sign up sheet for candy bars and we had 22 people sign their names. Candy bars will be given at the March Luncheon.
  • The speaker for March’s meeting will be Larry Crespo speaking about Laurel Highlands Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
  • We received a thank you notice from United Way for our donation to them.
  • Our guest speaker this month was Andi Palmer from Operation Beyoutiful. She began this journey with her daughter who wanted to make a difference in peoples lives. This organization is a nonprofit organization that helps girls between the ages of 10-18 who have a medical condition related to hair loss. They spend the day with the girls and at the end of the day, the girl receives her wig with a stylist who helps style it to their liking. Motion to donate $100.00 to them was approved by Stan Haberkorn.
  • 50/50 Winner was Pieter Reynolds from Epic Journeys, $12.50
  • Free Lunch for next month was Kim Volk
  • O’Sheas Candies brought a box of chocolate covered strawberries to give away, winner was Cynthia Walters from Epic Journeys.