Meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM by Overseer Leroy Watson by phone. Also on phone was Executive Member Cheri Watson. In attendance Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Pomona, Grace Boatright; Lady Assistant, Jessie Cope; and new National Grange Comptroller Bobbi Rencevicz and intern Bryan Marchefsky.
Approved minutes from June 2013 meeting.
PNC- $32,909.65 as of July 31st, 2013. 1st Quarters dues have been paid.
Old Business: Potomac Grange set the date for the used book sale as September 11th and 12. The flyer for the sale was done by Austin Miller. Jessie Cope is helping set up the book sale by organizing the books coming in. Unsold books will be donated to a local library.
We are still trying to organize a farm trip to PA and e-mail to Lance will be going out to ask him if September 21st would work.
Elections were set for our September 17th meeting, also our honorary delegate will be chosen.
We will be handling resolutions on a rolling base. A proposed resolution from Amanda was discussed. It is for the “Quarterly Magazine National Grange”, and there was much discussion and was proposed it be reworked and present the new version at the September meeting.
Amanda also proposed a donation for GrangeCONNNECT at the National Grange Convention. She asked for money for more supplies, a sleekbook, buttons, and cd for photos. Amanda seeks a onetime grant from the Kile Fund of $650. Potomac Grange will be listed as a sponsor of the booth in each of the 5 daily newsletters will be given recognition. The proposal was discussed and passed. The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 a.m.
Minutes of the May 26, 2013 meeting were approved as read.
Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC.
Richard Weiss, Secretary
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