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 2017 Monthly Meeting

Minutes

North Brunswick Humane Association

September Membership Meeting

Monday September 11, 2017 at 7:00pm

North Brunswick Township Complex

710 Hermann Road

Conference Room 1 

 

 The Meeting was Called to Order at 7:15pm by Vincent Sheehan-President                                                                                                    

 

The August Month Minutes read and accepted by the Membership

 Treasurer’s Report – Dan Smith Treasurer reported  11 items paid out this month for $2057.46

In Attendance: Michele Andrea, Leslie Earl, Theresa Spatoro, Vincent Sheehan, Lisa Colletta, Dan Smith, Erica Bundy , Jane Prestup, Dave Prestup, Jackie ,Sarah Ragsdale, Nancy Costello,Emily Trager, Nancy Scalzone, Jennifer Peppe, Jeanine DeNitto, Carol Paszamant, Jackie Gminder, Jocelyn Caffrey & Dina Carmy

 

 

Priority Issues:      

 

14th Annual Dog Walk-a-Thon & Dog Adoption Day Event- Michele & Dan gave an Update.

 

Michele reported:

  • 13 Sponsors, 41 Vendors, which includes 11 of the Sponsors & 6 Animal Rescues/Shelters.

We expect more Animal Rescues and Shelters to sign up as we get closer. They struggle with volunteers as  well.

  • The Schedule of Events for the day was reviewed.
  • Michele asked for 2 more volunteers to complete the Registration Desk- Jackie & Carol volunteered. Emily volunteered to work as an Event Greeter with Nancy after she finishes with Vendor Setup.
  • Erica, once again will be the Statistical Analysis complying the results quickly in Costume Contest.

Dan reported:

o       All Signs are up & have been placed around town.

o       September 29th  Dan & the American Water Employees will map out the event site

o       Members were asked to take Event Trifolds and place them at the register in their favorite store

 

 

CCP- Increasing our Community Presences- TNR Demonstration/ Training-NBHA is in need of people willing to assist in Trapping Feral Cats.

 

o       Theresa Spatoro gave us details on her background, which qualifies her to present a TNR Training Session. She has been a wonderfully skilled resourse in working and manning the TNR effort for the Community Cat Program.

 

o       Theresa was very thorough and provided a hands on demonstration on How To Trap Feral Cats

 

o       Q & A Session followed

 

 

Upcoming Fundraising Opportunities – Michele mentioned to take a 2017 Calendar printout and let her

know if you no longer available to work any event you signed up for.

 

The Meeting Adjourned at 8:30pm


 
 

Next Membership Meeting – Monday, October 16, 2017 – due to Columbus Day Holiday meeting is 3rd

Monday in October