July 24, 2013

The meeting was called to order by Marlys Wisch at 1:25 p.m. Pioneer members present were Char Reno, John Warren, Marlys Wisch, JoAnn Cooper, and Nancy Eilefson.

Motion by John with a second by Char to accept the June minutes as presented. Motion passed.

Financial Report – JoAnn reported on our finances. We discussed our options and our giving.

Life Member Report – The next Life Member Luncheon will be at the VFW in September. Nancy sent an email to Chris to advise. All are welcome; reservations are necessary. Deloris McNaughton passed away. Nancy will leave a card at the church for her family.

Charitable Report – 80 backpacks will be given to Wrenshall and Proctor. They will be paid for through 4 luncheons at Melrose. Motion by Nancy with a second by Char to donate $200.00 for them. Motion passed. JoAnn will submit the voucher. No bears or hats were given in July.

Chapter Update – We discussed changes in financial practices.

Other – The Spirit of Service Ride was July 20. Proceeds went to Aaron Dittberner who was recently diagnosed with cancer. There were over 100 bikes and other vehicles. The caravan was 1 mile long. There was a pig roast, silent auction and live auction. At least $20,000 was raised.

Char will pick up juice and cookies for the CAF Museum social on August 28. Coffee will be provided by CAF. Motion by Nancy with a second by John to give $200.00 to CAF. Motion passed.

Motion by Char with a second by Marlys to adjourn. Motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 2:14 p.m.

Submitted by Nancy Eilefson

Our next board meeting is scheduled for August 28, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the CAF Museum in Duluth. All Pioneers and guests are welcome. We meet the 4th Wednesday of each month.