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Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016
Wilmington Community Center
7 pm

1. AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETS AT 6 PM. Merri Peck, chair of the committee including Jessie Ano and Nancy Cressey

2. Attendance/introductions

3. NO Open discussion for this meeting only, as this is our annual planning meeting

4. Secretary’s Report

5. Treasurer’s report ---
--- status of annual appeal
---present draft budget as recommended by treasurer Donna Griffin , discuss for changes for final draft, VOTE on proposed budget
--- IRS Form 990 due April--- set date to do in January like last year?

6. Communications--- emails, thank-you notes, letters, announcements

7. Standing Committees---
a) Library, Museum, Historic Sites Committee--- planning needs for 2015? --- WHS open for researchers on the third Tues. of each month, 6-9pm (check dates), add/change days or times?
b) Publications and Programs Committee ---
--- Ideas for topics for 2016“Open Discussions”??? (idea for Feb. need now)
--- Ideas for programs for 2016 (Karen set date to meet with ____________________)
--- Festival of Colors—Sat. Sept.____?
c) Membership & Nominations Committee ---
---Need to set meeting date & who for membership brochure for 2016 ____________
---Need to fill out paperwork at VB for presorted mail. **** Merri to check into not-for-profit mailing costs & application—next meeting? *****
---Need to get updated addresses, etc. create mailing labels--Nancy
--- Website membership & payment (Donna & Karen & Patrick)

8. Report from Board of Trustees/any concerns for the Board of Trustees ---

9. Old Business--- (Reports postponed until Feb meeting, unless action needs to be taken or timely information is needed…)
---Fundraising committee--- Linda Joss-Dyke--- report on stickers, etc. plans for fundraising events

10. New Business----- --- Our 2016 & Long Term Plans (see 2015 plans….)
--- volunteer hours needed from WHS Board & active members
---- Other

11. Set agenda & discussion topic for next meeting

12. Meeting adjourned---

Future meetings for your calendar: Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, Ma y 4, June 1 (ANNUAL MEETING), July 6, August 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov.2, NO Dec. meeting



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