North Brunswick Humane Association Meeting Minutes
October 12, 2010
Meeting Commenced at 7:35
In attendance were: Kevin Bovino, Joan Cenicola, Jay Soloway, Michele Andre, Lisa Fama, Donna Poulsen, Brenda Sauer, Linda Sheehan, Vince Sheehan, Annemarie Walters, and Erica Bundy.
Minutes from meeting on September 13, 2010 were accepted
Apologized for people not receiving the email regarding the minutes from the last meeting. He will work on correcting this issue.
PREVIOUS BALANCE – Operating Account 8/21/10
150.00 Deposit DJ for Dog Walk-Tim O’Brien
460.00 Scheller Printing-Dog Walk Brochures
510.00 NJ Party Works- Dog Walk Entertainment
37.50 Scheller Printing-Flyers-Dog Walk
48.76 Naomi Milner, Mailing Expenses
35.00 – General Donations
98.60 – Cans
112.00 – L’Oreal Event
142.00 – Aveda Fundraiser
300.00 – Comedy Night
2,150.00 – Dog Walk Registrations and Sponsorship
25.00 – Memorial Donation
BALANCE Operating Acct. as of 8/21/10 $44,908.03
Previous Balance Raffle Account as of 8/31/10 $220.00
$98.80 – Scheller Printing
$711.00 – Raffle Proceeds
CURRENT BALANCE Raffle Acct. as of 9/31/10 $832.20
ING/CD BALANCE (as of 10/12/10)
GRAND TOTAL: $46,840.47
Lou Ann Benson
Lou Ann kindly thanked the NBHA for the wonderful job that we did with the Dog Walk.
Dog Walk Recap
Michele passed around a paper for members to sign that wanted to purchase a Dog Walk
t-shirt for $10. At this time, $7,384.48 was raised from the Dog Walk. But there are still checks being sent. This is the highest amount we have raised from our Dog Walks!
Submission of Articles for Website
Please submit an article or letter to editor for our website with stories about fostering, adoption, rescue, tips for ownership, helpful hints, caring for pets in the winter months, etc. These stories will be linked to Facebook for more exposure. After articles are submitted, the NBHA officers will select relevant articles, which will be chosen for submission.
Annemarie shared her concerns for people who do not have computer and/or Internet access at home. She graciously volunteered to distribute hard copies of these articles. Joan has graciously volunteered to print the hard copies. We discussed the importance of consistency.
North Brunswick Municipal Alliance
Friday, November 19th at Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick
The NBHA members will play in a Dodge Ball game against 6, 7, and 8th grade students. The goal is to raise awareness for alcohol, drugs, gangs, bullying, etc. We will have an NBHA table at this event. The mayor, council, and fire company will attend. If you are interested in volunteering for this exciting event, please contact Kevin Bovino at email@example.com.
Yogi’s, in Monroe
Friday, December 17th at 9 pm
“Bust a Gut”
The comedian will be donating $5 from each ticket to the NBHA. The tickets will be sold for $20 each. The auditorium holds 500 people.
Etsch Farms in Monroe Twp.
Saturday, November 6th 9 am to 4 pm
Rain date Sunday, November 7
Lisa Fama will be in touch with the event coordinator to inquire about having an NBHA table at Dogtoberfest.
Goal is to get 50 or more cans out in local businesses. Lisa needs committed volunteers to join the “can team.” If you are interested, please contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (732) 580-8610. Your responsibility will be to drop off cans and replace them at businesses near your home. You will need to get the filled cans to Lisa Fama or Joan Cenicola.
He needs help getting 3 cats rescued. If you know anyone who would like to adopt or foster a cat, please contact him at: email@example.com. The cats are all female, sweet, and not spayed. They are about 5-6 months old.
Shared a story about her daughter adopting a badly abused beagle for North Carolina who had 2 litters.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05