Meeting Minutes

January 22, 2019Unapproved Minutes

The Liberal Area Civic Group met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Barton Mutual Community Room. President Mary Toney called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. Thirteen members attended the meeting.

The President called for a reading of the minutes, and with no corrections to be made, declared them approved as read by Treasurer Jacqui Nichols.

Jacqui Nichols gave the Treasurer’s Report stating the checking account held $9,971.84 and the CD balance stood at $8,803.58. $1,655.98 of checking is set aside for the scholarship fund. She also shared some numbers on Santa Day and the Scholarship Raffle. Santa saw over 80 kids and they each received a treat bag from him. Loretta Hoover won the Yeti Cooler that was raffled off on Santa Day.

Next Mrs. Toney reviewed our calendar of events for 2019.

  • City Wide Rummage Sale – Saturday, June 1
  • Flag Retirement Ceremony – Friday, June 14
  • Prairie Days Fall Festival – Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21
  • Santa Day – Saturday, December 7

Jacqui Nichols brought the group up to date on our scholarship recipients since we started awarding the scholarship. Dean McKibben made the motion that we add a time period to our scholarship award and specify that it must be collected within 24 months of the award. Carol Gaines seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

The group then discussed options for the 2019 scholarship raffle. A final decision was not made.

Prairie Days items were discussed including T-shirt designs, the main entertainment and the face painter. Please bring your ideas to the next meeting.

A discussion was held concerning ideas for Prairie Days sponsorships and a new format for our raffle on the day of the event. A committee is working on options that will be presented at the next meeting.

The Annual Membership Drive starts in January. Memberships are $10 each and we ask that you sign an authorization for a background check. Contact Mary Toney for more information 843-3453.

Mrs. Toney then called for other business, and with none to be conducted she stated the next meeting would be held on February 19th and declared the meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM.

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