October 2017

Minutes

Meeting Date | Time:   October 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm                  Meeting Location: LGBT Life Center

Meeting Called By:

Type of Meeting: 

Note Taker: 

Timekeeper: 

slave megan

Business

slave lizzie

slave lizzie

Attendees:

slave megan - President

girl jaded - V. President

slave lizzie - Secretary

slave kendra - Treasurer

callie girl - Road Captain

girl alayna - Sgt at Arms

slave laura

Lovieedoviee 

Lani_Princess

AGENDA TOPICS

Introductions | Time: xxx | Presenter: slave megan

Club introduced members of the board who were absent from meet and greet: slave megan and slave laura

Announcements | Time xxx | Presenter: girl jaded

There were no birthdays announcements, or celebration to announce.

Local and Leather Events | Time: xxx | girl jaded

girl jaded named several Leather and kink events for the month of October:

  • October 14: Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention walk @ MacArthur Center in Norfolk 

  • October 20-22: Leather History Preservation Weekend

  • October 21-22: Halloween Party and Costume Contest @ Dragon Manor

  • October 22: MAsT Williamsburg (callie girl will be presenting on how to care for your Leather)

  • October 28: Sanctuary night hosted by the Cavaliers at MJ's Tavern

  • October 29: Leather and Local History Panel @ Angelo's Steakhouse (slave megan is one of the panelists)

callie girl mentioned that she will be holding a bootblacking class @ Dragon Manor on November 25th. Time of class to be announced at a later date.

 

Old Business | Time: xxx

 

OUT OF THE DARKNESS SUICIDE WALK | girl alayna

girl alayna gave the following information about the walk to those participating:

  • Opening Bead Ceremony: The organizers of the walk needs volunteers to participate in the opening bead ceremony. The volunteers will wear colored beads symbolizing loss or struggle. A sign up sheet was presented for anyone interested in volunteering.

  • Meet Time and Place: The walk will begin at 10am at MacArthur Green at 300 Monticello across from the Norva. This is where they usually set up the ice skating rink in the winter. Registration opens at 9am. 

  • Offline Donations: Anyone who wanted an offline donation form is welcome to grab one. These are for donors who do not wish to put their credit info online, or are paying by check/money order.

LGBT CENTER BINGO VOLUNTEERS | callie girl

callie girl gave the following information about the volunteer opportunity:

  • Time and Place: Bingo is held Saturdays at 5-10pm and Sundays at 10am-4pm @ the LGBT Center

  • callie girl will be putting together dates and times that people wish to volunteer and will email the information to the LGBT Center.

girl alayna will put information and contact on website.

JELLO SHOTS | slave megan, girl jaded, slave kendra

Shout Outs: President announced special thanks to Maggie, Bernard (Knight Hawks President), and John (owner of MJ's Tavern) for their help

 

TREASURY REPORT AND INVENTORY: slave kendra presented receipts to contributing members, went over petty cash, and what we could expect our sales to be for bar night. There was a motion for 1/3 of the sales to go toward October charity (Out of the Darkness).

OUTCOME: Vote was unanimous. 1/3 of the sales would go to the the charity, while 2/3 would go back into the club.

New Business | Time: xxx

NOVEMBER CAUSE OF THE MONTH:

  • Facebook Suggestions: DAV 5K for Veterans

  • Member Suggestions: 

OUTCOME: Tabled

slave laura will get together a list of charities and bring it to the board via chat

DEADLINE: N/A

SPECIALTY JELLO SHOTS:

slave laura presented various recipes to the board for our November bar night. 

OUTCOME: Tabled

slave laura will post a poll for the board to vote via chat

DEADLINE: N/A

PATCH: 

There was a discussion on which design the Club would use for the back patch. slave laura brought it to our attention that because of the intricacy of the wing design, it would be difficult to do. Master Robert informed the club that it is possible to ask for a sample of what each design would look like as a patch. 

OUTCOME: Tabled

slave megan will bring both designs to girl nancy for sample and estimate. callie will take both designs to Bull Dog for sample and estimate. girl alayna will send jpeg of both designs.

DEADLINE: Within the next week

LHP ADVERTISEMENT:

Discussed what size ad space the club would purchase for the LHP programs. 

OUTCOME: Unanimous vote for quarter page ad in color. girl alayna will send callie girl jpeg copy of ad for submission. 

DEADLINE: Within the next week

WEBSITE:

It was decided that meeting minutes will go on the website.

girl alayna reminded members that she needs officer biographies and photos by October 13th. 

Meeting Close

Time: 8:40pm by slave megan

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