Agenda and minutes for the Oct 14 meeting
- Below please find the proposed agenda for Oct 14 as well as the draft minutes from Sept 9 (Here called Sept 12)Please make any additions and corrections on the in line cipies and return them to me. I will make the changes on the printable documents;
Meeting on Thursday, October 14th , 2010
Gather at 7:00 PM - Meeting Starts at 7:15 PM
This meeting will be at the Oak Park Public Library- 2nd floor meeting room
To make additions/revisions to this agenda contact Roger Beltrami: 708-445-9218, rogerbeltrami@..., at least one day prior.
Review & approve minutes from previous meeting.
Choose minutes taker.
Treasurer - Jan / Bill
Discussion on how to handle requests for money that must be dealt with before the next scheduled meeting.
Fund Raising Event / Membership Building - Saturday October 23 at Unity Temple – Rich
Reports on ticket sales so far
Report on the October 2 march in Washington – Ron Chew
OPAHA - Bill/Bamshad- .
Film Series - (Beverley)
Living Wage Campaign - Tom
Coalition to Save Community Banking – Peg
Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty - Tom
Web Site issues – Temporary site, while ours is rebuilt?
Details on October 16 March in Chicago - Roger
OAK PARK COALITION FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE
Meeting on September 12, 2010
Oak Park Public Library
Present: Beverley Walter Tom Broderick Anne Tan
Bill Barclay Peg Strobel Maria Margullo
Ron Chew Roger Beltrami Rich Pokorny (chair)
Judy Erickson Jan Sansone
Minutes of August 12 Meeting: Approved
Minute Taker: Ron Chew
Treasurer: Unity Temple in a special collection donated $258. to OPCTJ.
Balance at end of August was $ 921.
Fund Raising Event / Membership Building – Saturday, October 23 at Unity Temple.
The theme of the event is: “Food, Fun, Fellowship and Fundraising”
Details of the event are included in a Flyer. Co-Sponsor of the event are Students for Peace
& Justice. Doors open at 6:00pm. Catered Dinner including Veggie and Meat options.
A Cash Bar, Silent Auction are at 6:30.
Music by Turtles Anonymous begins at 7:30; brief announcements at 8:00pm
Admission & Dinner are $20 ; Student & Low income are $10.
The number of people with paid tickets should be more than 100 persons as an objective.
Two methods will be used to obtain as large an attendance as possible: (a) Our 160 members will be called by 8 of us (each person calling 20 people roughly; (b) additionally
each person attending this meeting will attempt to ask 20 or more people to attend the
event. Rich had tickets made and these have been distributed for persons to sell.
The film “Rethinking Afghanistan” will be shown at Oak Park Library on Sept 26. Kathy Kelly and Eugene Cherry will be asked to speak following the film.
The site has been down since February and it is not clear who will reconcile. Bill is to
talk to Bamshad or Estelle to get a Web Site running.
Oct 2 Rally: “One Nation Working Together” is being promoted by more than 150 groups.
We are willing to pledge $250 to $500 for those needing a subsidy; students will likely
obtain our assistance. The Rally is in D.C. and the bus will cost $125.
Media & Democracy:
It was agreed that we donate $20 to the organization for an event on November 6.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:45pm.