were read and approved.
Ron reviewed the treasurer’s report showing a balance in good standing. He
also reported that membership badges had come in. According to the constitution,
dues are due October 1. They remain $25 per couple; $16 for single. He also talked about the status of the club as a Michigan non-profit organization and our obligations. He is arranging for his friend, Attorney Jeff Green, to look into what we should be
doing. Carol explained her experience with another club in applying for non-profit
corportation as did Sue.
Friendship Force International sent forms for clubs to request 2012 exchanges. After
much discussion, the following were suggested:
Austria; 2) St. Petersburg, Russia; France/Italy.
was suggested that the other Michigan Friendship Forces be contacted to try and coordinate requests for a better possibility
of receiving them. Diane agreed to do this. She will also send in the charter
renewal due January 15, 2011.
INBOUND EXCHANGES: March 16-22, 2011-Kaluga, Russia; Exchange directors: Tonya Green & Sue Hill.
November, 2011-All-Michigan to Whangarei & Christchurch, New Zealand with Western Michigan FF as exchange director. Sue has collected a list of 14 interested.
MEETINGS: (Details closer to dates)
Friday October 29—Potluck Dinner at Hannah Center—6:00
-9:00 P.M. Program:
Marge & Ed Clarke on one of their exchanges
Friday, December 3—Holiday Party –Hannah Center—6:00-9:00
Friday, February 18-General meeting; Sue Hill & others -Exchange to Ireland
Friday, April 15—General meeting; Carol Wilson-Duffy
- on English
Friday, June 17--
MEETINGS: (3rd Tuesday)
November 16--Sue Hill
January 18—Jill Murphy
March 8—(Inbound from Kaluga-March16-22)
Adjourned at 8:40 P.M.