Amarillo Texas BSP City Council
Date: April 21, 2016
President Bonnie Siebenthal called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM with members repeating the Opening Ritual together. The meeting was held at Lifeway Fellowship Church.
Alpha Phi Omega hosted Root Beer and Coke Floats as a fundraiser before the meeting.
Roll Call: Recording Secretary Lanette Leasure took roll call.
15 Chapters Present 40 Members Present 0 Guest
Chapters were asked if they received the minutes of the April 7th meeting. All said yes.
Any corrections? None.
Minutes will stand as received.
Transfers - None
Communication from International: 1st Vice President – Membership – Joy Lacy
No report from International. Joy announced that Babs Noah would like to be active in a chapter during her time in Amarillo (April 12 to December 10). Joy spoke to International and they said that she could be Member at Large during her absence.
Other Communication / Sunshine: 2nd Vice President – Social – Shanna Uhrich
Next meeting will be May 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Lifeway Fellowship Church. Please remember to bring can goods for Food Pantry.
Corresponding Secretary – Carolyn Barker passed list for courtesies.
Betty Renke Memorial service will be Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 AM at Llano.
Dotty Gray Memorial service will be April 25th at 2:00 at Memorial Park.
Betty Cutting, Texas Gamma Phi Master, was moved from the hospital to Bivens Re-Hab for a short stay. Room B22. 6405 Cheshire, Amarillo, TX 79109
Gene Harriman, Texas Gamma Xi Master, husband passed away. 1300 S. Harrison, #608, Amarillo, TX 79101
Shelly Sloger, Texas Gamma Xi Master, father passed away. 4447 Evelyn, Amarillo, TX 79109
Beverly Patterson, Preceptor Pi Iota, surgery. 6509 Drexel, Amarillo, TX 79106
Ginger Sullivan, Laureate Theta Upsilon, husband passed away. 6006 Norwich Dr., Amarillo, TX 79109
Sarah Maulson, Preceptor Pi Iota new pledge, surgery. No address.
Debra Browning, c/o Dressbarn. Mother very ill.
Janet Bunyan, Preceptor Lambda Iota, surgery. 7605 Sleepy Hollow, Amarillo, TX 79121
Treasurer’s Report – Nancy Nickles Regular Acct. Balance $2,127.43
Expenses $ 10.83
Ending Balance $3,117.30
Bills to Pay: $113.31 to Jeanette Hinkle. (certificates, charms, roses and ribbon)
Charge to Founder’s Day
$25.96 to Bonnie Siebenthal. (microphone/speaker repair)
Charge to Miscellaneous
Motion to pay Faye Spencer
Second Loy Haley
Charity Acct. Balance $6,330.99
Yearbook – Nancy Nickles – Preceptor Gamma Phi – No Report
Contact – Peggy Perkins/Carolyn Barker – Xi Rho Lambda – All Contacted
Photography – Chreyl Kordes – Preceptor Alpha Upsilon – Cheryl picked up Outstanding Women pictures and gave them to Founder’s Day committee.
Woman of the Year Tea – Gwen Sappenfield – Alpha Phi Omega – No Report
Fall Banquet & Rituals – Drena Nitschke – Alpha Beta Eta – No report.
Sweetheart Ball – Charlene Forguson – Preceptor Pi Iota – No report.
Founder’s Day – Jeanette Hinkle – Texas Gamma Phi Master – Founder’s Day will be April 28, 2016 at 6:30 PM at St. Stephens Church. Tickets will be $14.50 and are available tonight. Outstanding Women info sheets need to be returned tonight. Golden Circle Ritual will be conducted for 4 members. Diamond Circle Ritual will be conducted for 3 members. Memorial Ritual will be conducted for 7 members. Will meet to decorate on Wednesday, April 27th, at 7:30 PM.
Publicity – Lea Ann Crosser – Laureate Iota Nu – Working to get article and pictures of the Sweetheart Ball in Amarillo Globe News and Accent West. Also working to get One Chair at a Time donation article.
Scrapbook – Carol Simpson – Texas Nu Master – Has paper for pages if anyone wants some.
City Wide Project – Dee Dee Gordon – Preceptor Pi Iota – Introduced Joe Chris Rodriguez and Bonnie presented $5,000.00 donation check.
Style Show – Cathey Phillips – Xi Iota Pi – The Style Show will be May 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Tickets will be $20.00 and the deadline to purchase will be May 5, 2016. Outstanding Women need to select outfits from Chico’s or Soma between May 3rd and May 11th. No appointment is necessary. Speak with Renee.
Lee Ann Crosser thanked Cathey Phillips for her work with Woman of the Year. Outlines were passed out and are due back at the September City Council meeting. Nominee cannot be a member of Beta Sigma Phi or a past member of Beta Sigma Phi. You cannot contact member’s family to get information to complete outline.
The Nomination Committee conducted election of officers.
President will be Joy Lacy.
1st Vice President will be Carolyn Barker.
2nd Vice President will be Dee Dee Gordon.
Recording Secretary will be Sheri Thomas.
Treasurer will be Nancy Nickles.
Corresponding Secretary will be Petra Williams.
Tickets for the Style Show will be on sale at the May City Council meeting.
President Bonnie Siebenthal asked if there was any further business to be brought before the council. There was none so the meeting was adjourned. All members stood and repeated the Closing Ritual and joined hands for the Mizpah.
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