Saturday, July 2, 2011

June Meeting

Jackson County Arts Minutes

June 13, 2011

Jackson County Arts met Monday, June 12, 2011 at 6:00 pm. The meeting was held on Roger and Sarah Devader’s property. In attendance were Mary Schock, David Schock, Katie Morris, Kathleen Cobb, Linda Brownlow, Suzette McCord-Rogers, Roger Devader, Sara Devader, and Dona Kuti.

Secretary’s Report: We had 7 new members join at Glory Days and displayed 29 pieces of Art with 2 musicians playing. A piece of paper was put out so the public could leave comments. The comments included a request for a music event, a statement that we need better lighting, and a compliment saying we are doing a nice job already.

Treasurer’s Report:

Balance on 05-09-2011 was $434.79.

$67 dues received

$25 miscellaneous receipts

$232.31 expenses for Westside Stamp & Awards, Jackson County Fair awards, Glory Days Art Show judge payment.

Cash on hand as of 06-13-2011 was $294.48

Old Business- Suzette reported that she is applying for a Tourism grant to be used for advertising the Jackson County Barn Tour on our behalf.

New Business- Discussed ideas for a booth at the fair focusing on Advocacy. We will plan to set up our booth Sunday, July 24 in the afternoon. Suzette requested artwork featuring barns from Jackson County for the barn tour’s fair booth. We discussed ideas for a musical event in 2012. We will try to get in touch with the Mainstreet director to see if we can work together.

Program: Roger talked about native prairies and gave a history of their property. Sarah introduced a variety of prairie flowers. Members took photographs and made artwork in the prairie then we adjourned for refreshments.

Next meeting: Monday, July 11, 6:00 pm at Sarah’s Enchanted Cottage.

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