NBHA General Meeting – November 10, 2014
Municipal Building, Hermann Road, North Brunswick 7:30PM
CALL TO ORDER:
7:30- Vincent Sheehan
Cheryl Vitow, Michele Andrea, Judy Kosiar, Sharon Weinstein-Canavan, Sandra Erickson, Connie Hambel, Jay Soloway, Dan Smith, Joceylyn Caffrey, Linda Sheehan, Susan Keller, Sherry Dickson, Emily Trager, Megan Cowles, Carol Paszamant, Nancy Costello, Barbara Hillenmeyer, Marilou, Art Nacht, Diana Sichta, Vince Sheehan
TREASURE’S REPORT/MINUTES: -Dan/Diana
Minutes Read and approved.
Full Treasurers Report Available on request
MONTHLY UPDATES AND REPORTS (November)
# of cats TNR’d to date: 240
# in October: 19
Medical expenses: $13,688.79
Balance: $ 2,666.21
Full report available on request.
Continue to encourage membership. Details to follow.
-Bowling, Toyota, Mr Subs
Brunswick Zone has chosen NBHA for General Fundraising Charity.
Mr. Subs is the 3rd Monday of every month. Next date is November 17.
Toyota event-November 8. Three test drives and several oil changes. Sentinel was also on hand to take pictures at event.
Discount Cards- Susan
Cards sold to date: 182
Cards will be sold at ½ price beginning in December.
Milltown Yard Sale- Donna
$756.65. Full report available
Love2Brew-Pints for Paws – Sandy
Selected items on sale for the month of November.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEW BUSINESS
Tabling Events – Simon Malls – Thanksgiving Weekend.
Volunteers needed for Brunswick Square and Menlo Mall. Saturday, November 29 from 12-4.
Comedy Club- Group
Partnering with Karma Cats/Zen Dogs.
Diana will work with Lori to secure a date and complete paperwork.
Dan offered to co-chair event. Sales this year will focus on vendors vs. rummage.
Fundraising, Food Drives, Partnering
Scala Bakery- Susan will check for possibility of another event featuring their homemade dog biscuits
Free Rabies Clinic – Jay
Dunellen- November 15
North Brunswick – January 10. 1-4 (?)
Pets need license. Dogs on a leash. Cats in carrier.
Township Meeting –
November 13. Come and meet the council members.
Bertucci’s – Barbara
November 13. Restaurant will donate 15% of proceeds to NBHA
Chico’s – Event cancelled.
Katies Pet Depot – December 13. Photo’s with Santa! ½ Proceeds go to NBHA
More Fundraising Event Ideas:
Football Fundraiser – Dan.
Details to follow.
Dog Fashion Show-
Marylou and Cheryl. Details to follow.
Gift Wrapping Service
One Restaurant Dine to Donate per month.
–Barbara Hillenmeyer will coordinate. Next possible location, The Pub.
(Need volunteers and early planning for Pancake Breakfast)
More events at location- Giving tree?
TNR, and other programs to bring education to schools and the adult public. Churches, schools, libraries and other venues. Reviewed possibility of Girl Scouts or students to hold fundraisers.
SOP for eBlasts. Twice a month, except for lost/found pets or other limited exceptions. Committee chair must present information, flyers, and details a week in advance to Diana/Cheryl.
Elections are at January meeting. Reviewed basic rules for nominees.
Helmetta Shelter- Group
Will continue with updates and keep everyone informed.
Dog walk- Meeting/Review – Michele
Ideas for Food and also Costume Contest. Please send ideas and suggestions to Michele