Amarillo Texas BSP City Council
Date: June 7, 2018
Social time was enjoyed by all at our annual Salad Supper before the City Council meeting.
President Lanette Leasure called the meeting to order with members repeating the Opening Ritual together. The meeting was held at Lifeway Fellowship Church.
Roll Call: Recording Secretary Beverly Davis took roll call.
11 Chapters Present
38 Members Present
Chapters were asked if they received the minutes of the May 3, 2018 meeting. All said yes.
Any corrections? No
Minutes were accepted as received.
Communication from International: 1st Vice President – Membership – Marjorie Waddell had no new names. She said the three ladies from last meeting were all really interested in joining. A letter was read from Preceptor Pi Iota stating that their chapter was disbanding. All but two of their members are looking for a new chapter.
Other Communication / Sunshine: 2nd Vice President – Social – Brenda Graham announced that the next City Council meeting will be August 2, 2018 at Lifeway Fellowship Church. We will be able to keep meeting at the church for the upcoming year with Art Thomas’s help in setting up tables and chairs. We need to continue bringing food donations for the church’s food pantry. Brenda is also working on dates and places for our city-wide functions for the upcoming year.
Announcements: Bonnie Siebenthal has gifts for the sweethearts and outstanding women who were not at the style show.
June 16, 2018 is Envoy Day.
Corresponding Secretary – Kelli Weaver passed a list for courtesies.
Loy Haley, Preceptor Omicron Zeta, husband Don not doing well. 4201 Estates Dr. 79124
Brenda Moore, Preceptor Gamma Phi, father passed away. 102 Kinghill Dr. 79124
Tammy Gonzales, Preceptor Gamma Phi, mother passed away. 1800 Stonecreek Rd, Bushland 79124
Becky Stevens, Preceptor Lambda Iota, husband passed away. 4815 Gary Ln. 79110
Gail Russell, Preceptor Omicron Zeta, husband passed away. 3607 Torre, 79109
Bonnie Bailey (former member) has passed away.
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Petra Williams gave the following report:
Regular Acct. Balance $1,873.79
Deposits $ 120.00 Disbursements $ (340.75)
Ending Balance $1,653.04
Charity Acct. Balance $1,212.07 Ending Balance $1,212.07
Treasurer’s report accepted and filed for audit.
Bill was presented for $50.00 by Brenda Graham for salad supper expenses.
Janne Lawrence made a motion to pay the bill. Faye Spencer seconded the motion. Motion passed and bill was paid.
Yearbook – Nancy Nickles – Waiting for three chapters to turn in their updated directory pages. Discussed possibility of having a page for the at-large members who are looking for a new chapter.
Contact – Lanette Leasure sent an email reminder for this meeting since no one has been assigned this duty yet.
Photography – Laureate Iota Nu – Jane Ziolkowski announced that Portraits by Tracy would be available to come to our city-wide functions this next year.
Woman of the Year Tea – No report. Outlines for possible candidates are due at the September meeting.
Fall Rituals – No report.
Sweetheart Ball – No report.
Founder’s Day – Alpha Phi Omega – Shanna Uhrich. No report. Turning in notebook tonight.
Scrapbook – Texas Nu Master – Carol Simpson presented Joy Lacy with her 2017-18 President’s scrapbook.
City Wide Project – Compassion’s Gate – Preceptor Omicron Zeta – Janne Lawrence. No report.
Style Show –Xi Iota Pi – Bonnie Siebenthal said they donated $1,200-1,300 to the scholarship from the Style Show proceeds.
Unfinished business: Lanette had mailed a survey to last year’s presidents and asked that they be turned in asap to allow the executive board to discuss over the summer. Question was raised regarding a city-wide rush. Discussion was invited.
Portraits by Tracy was voted to be our photographer for the upcoming year.
New Business: Chapters were asked to sign up for committees for the city-wide functions. Two chapters per event.
President Lanette Leasure asked if there was any further business to be brought before the council. None presented.
The meeting was adjourned, and all members stood and repeated the Closing Ritual and joined hands for the Mizpah.
Beverly Davis, Recording Secretary
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