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Meeting Minutes

M i n u t e s
10 April 2008
Atlas Coffee Mill & Café
Present: Jim Baumbach, Al Button, Travis Christopher, Christine Cross, Scott Cross, David Debbink, Marcia Debbink, Barbara Kelly, Bill Kelly, Bob Swain, Peter Thiel, Donna Weis, Len Weis, Janet Wullner-Faiss Cloak

PRESIDENT Barb Kelly called the meeting to order.

MINUTES of 13 March were approved.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Balance of $993.84 which is “a good situation.” The second half of dues for 2008 have been paid. Outstanding Bills would consist of $52.50 for the March set-up at Butte des Morts Country Club.

Peter Thiel asked: If there’s an increase in International dues what impact will it have on members? Probably “a wash,” he said.

 CONVENTION 2009 (see handout) Travis Christopher reporting:
            Thanks to the Visitors Bureau, there will be volunteers at the airport from 8 a.m. to 8                   p.m. with bigTORCH signs
            Also: light-up sign and walking tour package at the Lancaster Convention
            Travis will have a sign-in brochure at our May meeting.
            Travis and Len will give Barb the information for our website.

 Bill Kelly brought us greetings from Pat Warrick. He asked that at the May meeting  we provide him with our program subject possibilities for 2008-2009.

PROGRAM: David Debbink spoke on the Fate of Biofuels and the role of economics in determining it. A lively discussion afterward.

Len Weis will give his talk at our May meeting to be held again at Atlas Coffee Mill & Café.

Janet Wullner-Faiss Cloak, Secretary



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