Have we taken any time to ask, "What would it cost to fix our existing
facility?" There are lots of memories, love, and history inside the
walls and under that roof.
We might find that starting over is cost prohibitive. We might find
that the new building would cost less to operate and maintain. Either
way, have we asked the question? Can we make an informed decision? I
Do we know that historic building status is desirable? Has anyone
experienced the burden of that program?
Could you envision our path to include an annual fund raising project,
501(c)3 status, historic building designation, a rich uncle leaving
their estate, an endowment fund, or dues per member three times their
We all share the responsibility to manage the Council's future for all
of our good. Take a few minutes to reread the material in Flashovers
and see if there is way you can help.