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Number of Attendees: 21

 

Treasurer’s report: Dave Eater reported that we have $4337.85 in our regular AOB account and $2332.77 in the 21st Century account giving us a total of $6352.16 in our treasury.

 

Membership: Marty Shively reported that we gained three new members in the last month. Two of them are returning members.

 

Fund raiser: The post card sale was a success, bringing $278 to our treasury. It was suggested that perhaps the left over paintings could be sold at Silver Lake Nature Center or on our web site.

 

Silver Lake Nature Center: We were informed that 12 of the 15 pieces of art that our members donated to SLNC for their fund raiser sold. Information as to the purchasers will be provided to artists at a later date.

 

Holiday Bazaar: Rodney had suggested that we do a bazaar, at Silver Lake Nature Center, to sell small Holiday related items but there were no dates available. We tabled this idea and may revisit it for 2020.

 

Exhibitions:  Ilene Rubin reported that there was one painting sold at the Lower Bucks Hospital show.

Dates for the next event at the hospital are as follows:

 

          Take down – Wednesday, January 8th from 4:00 to 6:30 (artists can then go to Silver Lake Nature Center for the January AOB meeting which will start at 7:00)

          Set up – Thursday, January 9th from 10 a.m. until noon and

                       Friday, January 10th from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

          The entry fee will be $10.00 per artist.

          There will be a reception on Friday, January17th, from 6.p.m. until 8

Anyone wishing to participate in the show, or to contribute to the reception,  should contact Ilene at Ilene@IleneRubin.com.

 

 

 By-Laws: The revisions to the AOB by laws were voted on and approved. They will go into effect January 1, 2020

 

Elections: Under the new by-laws, elections will take place in November beginning in 2020 All current officers have agreed to continue in their positions, however, the position of vice president is vacant. ANYONE WISHING TO VOLUNTEER TO RUN FOR VICE PRESIDENT OR ANY OTHER POSITION SHOULD CONTACT LINDA GRAFIUS AT LCGRAFIUS@aol.COM TO HAVE HIS/HER NAME PLACED ON THE BALLOT. If an election is required, it will take place at the December meeting.

 

Holiday Party: Our annual Holiday party will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00. Please contact Janice Rhodes at Martyisart@AOL.com, if you did not sign up at the meeting but would still like to contribute a food item to the party. Remember that we will be sharing our ARTIST TRADING CARDS at this event.

 

Agenda items: If there is anything you would like to put on the agenda for an AOB meeting please get the information to Rodney Miller (ezrod512@comcast.net) by the Friday before the meeting.

 

Website: Don’t forget to check the website frequently for information about upcoming shows and opportunities to exhibit.

 

 

Next Meeting: December 11, 2019

 

Linda Grafius

Secretary