Karcher, Lovella Craddock, Vince Mitchell, Mary Lee Stephens, Ryan Nelson, Kathy
Pryer and Virginia [Bobbin]
The meeting was called to order by Mike Karcher at at the Unit #10 Office.
Motion to approve the minutes of the December 2, 2009 meeting was made by Vince and seconded
by Mary Lee. Motion approved by voice
The Treasurer’s Report as of January 21, 2009 indicating a
balance in the checking account of $21,131.81, [included in this amount is $16,205.31
for the Track Renovation Project, $100.00 in the restricted account, and $4,826.50
in the general fund], Combs-Money Market of $652.01, Lasater-Savings of $760.48,
Combs-Scholarship of $27,852.00, Lasater-Scholarship of $25,240.26, Weinmann
Scholarship CDs of $25,376.26, Banterra - Foundation unrestricted of $353.87, and
Weinmann McCoy Library CD of $4,060.95. The
Foundation has total assets of $105,427.74.Discussion followed.The annual
BBQ dinner showed a profit for the Foundation of $1,751.60, of which one half
of the net profits, $875.80, was donated to the track project.Motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as
of January 21, 2010 was
made by Mary Lee and seconded by Kathy.Motion approved by voice vote.
Approval to pay bills:None to approve. Mike will order
the needed envelopes.Vince will get
invoice to Mary for expenses for Teen Wellness Conference.
Jr.-Sr. High Teen Wellness Conference Review:The conference is scheduled for February 5, 2010.There will be an internet safety session
for both the Jr. and Sr. high students along with various other
subjects.The Foundation previously
approved a donation of $500.00 for this conference.
presented the membership renewal letter and alumni drive letter for
review.Everyone present signed the
originals.Bobbin will get the
other members’ signatures.Also,
Mike will order the needed envelopes.Then, Bobbin will mail the membership renewal letters and the
alumni drive letters for the Class of 1998.
Committee Update:The track
committee will have a fund raising dinner on February 27, 2010.They want to finish the concrete sidewalk around the track when the
funds are available.The long term
plan is to keep fund raising for the maintenance and future painting of
Court Lights Update:The upgraded
breaker panels fixed the tripped breaker problem.The courts lights are on winter
timing.Surveillance cameras were
discussed.It was decided to get
cost estimates for the cameras.
for the Future:Discussion
followed.One project was to paint
fox paws on the roadway to the school.Harrisburg has paw
prints to their school and maybe Carmi school.Offering grants to the teachers were
discussed.A motion was made by
Ryan to have Vince distribute the grant application with a limit of
$1,000.00 and seconded by Lovella.The
motion approved by voice vote.The
deadline for grant applications is May
Foundation received a Thank you letter from the Rend Lake College
Foundation for attending the 20th Annual Scholarship
Dinner.Lovella represented the
Members’ term – A motion was made by Vince and seconded by Ryan to reappoint
Mike Karcher and Kathy Pryer to a three year term on the Foundation
board.Motion approved by voice
vote.The following are to terms
for each board member:Mike
Karcher till 12/31/2012
Lovella Craddock till 12/31/2010
Mary Little till 12/31/2011
Bobbin Lasater till 12/31/2011
Vince Mitchell till 12/31/2011
Ryan Nelson till 12/31/2010
Kathy Pryer till 12/31/2012
Karen Rapp till 12/31/2010
Mary Lee Stephens till 12/31/2011
of Officers – Motion was made by Vince and seconded by Kathy to renew the
present officers; Mike Karcher, President, Lovella Craddock, Vice-President,
Viginia Lasater, Secretary, and Mary Little, Treasurer.Motion approved by voice vote.
request – Letter dated 11/23/2009
requesting donations for the Hamilton County Senior High Softball Team to
participate in a softball tournament in Florida.Discussion followed.It was decided not to make a donation.
The next meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at at the Unit #10 office
Kathy motioned to adjourn, seconded by Lovella. Motion approved by voice vote.The meeting was adjourned.