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General Meeting - July 24, 2009

The meeting was opened by President Jill Murphy at 7:00 P.M. The minutes were read by Secretary RoseMary Hopp and approved as read.

Bob Sheap passed out copies of the Treasurer’s report and went through the expenses. $20 was paid to the State of Michigan to keep our club non-profit. Diane submitted bills amounting to approximately $100 that had been previously approved, and a motion was made to approve $200 for pins that Jill bought at the Midwest meeting. The motion was seconded and approved. The pins will be sold for $10.00... The report was approved.

GHANA OUTBOUND EXCHANGE: Ron Parsons, exchange director, detailed the progress of the exchange to Ghana—October 14-November 4, 2009. There are 25 ambassadors, 9 from the Lansing area and others from Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, Sacramento, Denver, and Omaha. A meeting will be held at the Parson home on Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 P.M. to coordinate the exchange.

2010 OUTBOUND EXCHANGE CAUSEWAY COAST -- 2010: Jill Murphy is the exchange director and she working on the dates and details. More information later.

2010 PRESIDENTS’ MEETING: Should our club offer to have the meeting in Lansing? A discussion and decision will be made at the next general meeting in August.

NEXT MEETING: Friday, August 21—Potluck picnic at Jill Murphy’s at 5:30 P.M. Ron will invite some Michigan State students from Ghana.

The next board meeting is Thursday, September 10 at Diane and Ron’s.

Tom Hopp has agreed to be on the Nominating Committee. Elections take place at the annual meeting which will be Friday, October 9. More details later.

The meeting closed at 8:42 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

RoseMary Hopp, Secretary

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