The Mission of the North Brunswick Humane Association is to provide education and guidance to our community in pet and wildlife issues through various community groups, civic organizations, and school boards for the purpose of enhancing quality of life for our pets, wildlife and residents. We also support endeavors that promote humane and protective services in the treatment of animals.


September 2015 Monthly Meeting Minutes

MINUTES

NBHA GENERAL MEETING-SEPTEMBER

Municipal Building, Hermann Rd. North Brunswick- September 13, 2015 -7:30PM

 

CALL TO ORDER

Vincent Sheehan-7:30

ATTENDEES:   Michele Andrea, Lisa Coletta, Dan Smith, Judy Kosior, Donna Hildreth, Susan Keller, Mary Ann Hendri (Rita’s) Jocelyn Caffrey, Cheryl Vitow, Sandra Erickson, Diana Sichta, Erica Bundy, Connie Hambel, Barbara Bagileo, Abby Brunotte, Allison Brunotte, Tom Brunotte, Annemarie Walters Nancy Costello, Carol Paszmant

REPORTS-OFFICERS, BOARD, SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Minutes Approval – Diana

Minutes were read and approved. Complete report available on request.

Treasurer’s Report – Dan

Report was read and approved. Complete report available on request

Dog Walk – Michele reviewed plans for the event, including requests for help with advertising and marketing. Lisa will share her media contacts. Virtual walkers are encouraged for the dog walk. Setup will be on October 3, and 7AM on October 4.

Abby’s Creations – Abby Brunotte presented a check for $62, which she raised through the sale of her clay creations. Her magnets will be available at the Dog Walk, and other events. Thank you Abby!

CCP/TNR – Donna

Report was read and approved. Complete report available on request

Pet Food Donations – Sandy reported that last month we fed 42 Cats and one dog. Our pet food bank is empty! We need donations of food. Donation cans were distributed.

PFA Training – Donna

Donna reviewed TNR, training, and the cat program for the new members.

Farmer’s Market – Nancy

Nancy collected $65 at the Friday Table.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Upcoming Events

  • September 19 – A&P Food Drive– Michele, Judy, Donna
  • September 19 – Heritage Day – Sandy
  • Ongoing Fridays– Farmer’s Market- Group
  • September 20– Highland Park Street Fair – Diana/Sandy/Barbara
  • October 8 – Dine to Donate – Barb H
  • Small is Huge– Wells Fargo – Diana/Sandy
  • Anthropologie – Cat Adoption– Susan/Diana

NEW BUSINESS

Rita’s Ices – Mary Hendri has offered to do a “Dog Days” promotion next September (flyer available). Cheryl agreed to forward our Logo in order to work together for a “food drop fundraiser. She also shared coupons for Rita’s for the dog walk. Thank you, Mary.

Shoe Fundraiser –Plans, Drop off locations and advertisements are in place for our Wooftrax Shoe Fundraiser. For more information, Call: 732-310-2922

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Nominating committee will be announced at the next meeting.

Thanks to Sandra Erickson for decorating the display case in the Lobby of the Municipal Building

We will plan, and need volunteers for Brunswick Square Black Friday event.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:50PM

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Sichta

Secretary-NBHA