Board Minutes – August 2017

Volunteer Community Services of Granger, Inc. (VCSG)

Board Meeting Minutes, Date of  Wednesday August 2, 2017

(prepared by Secretary, Gary Friemel)

Call to order10:00 a.m.

In Attendance : Pastor Bill, Gregg, Jim, Shannon, Nancy, Gary

Opening prayer:  Bill

Approval of prior meetings minutes:  No changes to minutes –  Gregg 1st ,  Shannon  2nd, all present voted aye,                  Also there was a motion from Gregg to approve and include the treasurer’s report to the minutes of the June meeting, 2nd by Gary – vote was unanimous in favor.

Treasurer’s report:  Jim – $741.90 balance.  A $50 donation was received from City of Granger.  Gregg paid the 1st installment of insurance premium.  Motion to accept the financial report Gary 1st, Jim 2nd – all voted in favor.

Media – Trifold PamphletShannon presented a sample pamphlet to the board.   The board was very pleased,  some minor changes such as phone #’s, spellings, etc. – Motion to accept the pamphlet with changes – Jim 1st, Gregg 2nd –  all present voted in favor.   Shannon will also work on some larger advertising signs.

Committee Job DescriptionTabled until next meeting.

Old BusinessRemaining name tags passed out.  Bill reported that the lanyards are ready to be ordered and he will.  Gary will email info about getting the Handicapped parking tags to Bill.

New businessBill reminded board members to be keeping track of hours.   Also the board needs to do their bios.   He also emphasized the importance in answering emails from other board members – communication, communication, communication !!!

Treasurer Jim Doyle tendered his resignation as treasure, it was accepted by the board – President Bill wanted Jim to be sure and know how vital a role he played in this program and its beginnings –  Jim you will always be one of the “Founding Fathers” !  The board will be actively seeking a replacement.

Advertising –  we will have an entry in the Granger days parade (Nancy & Gary)- August 25-26

It was decided at present to have applications-(need to replace old with current revised editions) (both client & volunteer) available at the Methodist Church office,  Ericksons Ins. Agency, and the City Hall office.

Closing prayer:   Gregg

Meeting adjourned at 11:10 a.m.


Date of next meeting :   September 27th, Wednesday 10:00 at Emmanuel Meth. Church