Sonoma County Pagan Network

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Meeting Minutes for August 11, 2013††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Held @ Doran Beach, Miwok Camp, Site D, Bodega Bay, California

Present: Helen/Hawk (President), Bruce Wiley (Thermal) , Susan Small, Benn Reimann (actingSecretary for Oberon Zell who was not present). SCPN Web Mistress Leeanen Sidhe was also present.

- Meeting opens @ 11:47am

- General outline of board meeting; upcoming elections and events through October.

         Treasurerís Report (Bruce):

-          Summary: Juneís report (for July 14 board meeting); SCPN started at $2129.75 (mid June) to $1918.62 (mid July). See posted Treasurerís Report.

-          Benn motions to accept Treasurerís Report, Susan 2ndís motion, passed.

-          Treasurerís Report handed out to board members covering mid- July through to August 11 board meeting (see posted Treasurerís Report). Summary; $1918.62 (mid-July) to $1865.67 (through August 11). Susan motions to accept Treasurerís Report for mid July-August, Benn 2ndís motion, passed.

-          Note: Bruce to make some formatting adjustments to Treasurerís Report.

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         Events/Calendar (Susan):

-          August 16 SCPN event; the showing of the original film ĎWickermaní (1973) to be followed by a general discussion about the stereotyping and misinformation of the pagan community (facilitated by Bruce).

-          SCPNís September (20th) event; Gretchen Williams to give a presentation about EFT (Emotion Freedom Technique), a somatic exercise. Gretchen is an EFT instructor.

-          Octoberís events:

i). October 18: Divination Night; Norma and Leeanen agree to be diviners, Susan agrees to perform numerology. SCPN elections for board members for 2013-2014 (Nominations for prospective board members will begin September 1 through October 1) are also to be held.

ii). October 19-20: Mystic Fair to be held at the Veteranís Memorial Building (Santa Rosa). SCPN will have a table at the Mystic Fair (outreach). Norma will set up table and Susan to put together a volunteer list to man the table through the 2 days (10am-6pm for both days).

iii). November 1: Witchís Ball (November 1); SCPN looking for a volunteer to perform a ritual-proposal to be reviewed by the SCPN board. Bruce also suggests a SCPN board constructed ritual.A witchís & wizardís hat contest and a carved pumpkin contest along with a feast to follow ritual. SCPN board will revisit this topic in Septemberís SCPN board meeting.

 

††† Board meeting adjourns @ 2:12pm.

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