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Meeting Minutes

M i n u t e s
8 May 2008
Atlas Coffee Mill & Café

Present: Jim Baumbach, Al Button, Christine Cross, Scott Cross, David Debbink, Marcia Debbink, Leota Ester, Barbara Kelly, Bill Kelly, Mary Poulson, Bob Swain, Peter Thiel, Donna Weis, Len Weis, Janet Wullner-Faiss Cloak

PRESIDENT Barb Kelly called the meeting to order.

MINUTES of 10 April were approved.


Summer Party possibilities were discussed. More on that later.

CONVENTION 2009: Peter Thiel gave the report. A full packet will be sent to this year’s Lancaster, PA, Convention.

Speakers are “in flux” for our Convention. Want good local people if possible. (Michael Douglas?)

Bill Kelly asked for our 2008 - 2009 PROGRAM SEASON possibilities:
            J. Baumbach — Global Odyssey (Around the World in 30 Days/ 50 Cities in 30                                                                                                                                        days)
            A. Button — Ocean-going Industrial Pollution
            C. Cross — Relevancy and Sustainability in the Museum Field
            S. Cross — Chief Oshkosh OR Salem Acres Commune
            L. Ester — Handwriting Analysis
            Barb Kelly — Retirement
            Bill Kelly — Chocolate
            M. Poulson — (CropWalk) Poverty OR Thoroughbred Horses
            B. Swain — John Birch Society OR Downtown vs. Mall
            D. Weis — The Role of the Typewriter
            L. Weis — The Ancestor’s Tale by Richard Dawkins
            JW-F Cloak— Eternal Boy OR Bewitched Horseman OR Lava Tube Series

Barb took us around the website, urged us to send bio information or changes, photos if we don’t like what’s there. Send information we’d like to have added to the website.

After dinner Len Weis led a provacative discussion of the Wall Street Journal as a Source.


Janet Wullner-Faiss Cloak, Secretary



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