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8 September 2015
Subject: Minutes of Board Meeting

1. The Meeting was opened by President Vicki Edwards at 7:00 PM, at 9803 S. 21st Circle, Bellevue, NE. Only 2 of 5
directors were present, so a quorum of the Board did not exist. An informal meeting continued.

2. Attendance at the Meeting included:
Vicki Edwards
George Ziska, Jr.
Ron Strawn

3. The minutes of the meetings held on 14 July and 11 August 2015, will be reviewed at the next meeting when there is a

4. Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Janelle Smith was not present to provide a status.

5. Finance Director’s Report: With the Finance Director position vacant, the Secretary brought up the following items:
A. Cans for 2 X 4’s: Turn-in on 28 Aug 15: 34 lb X $0.30/lb = $10.20 (includes $0.05/lb bonus).
B. Dinner Raffle, Oct-Nov 15: Ron Strawn has secured $300 in Pizza Ranch (Papillion) certificates. Ticket
donation price will remain at $5.00. Raffles prizes will be: 1st: $150; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50. The Secretary will ask
Donna Vogt to print out 300 tickets. The drawing was set for 6 PM, Thurs, 19 Nov 15, at Pizza Ranch.
C. Church of the Nativity, Burke, VA Designated Offering, Jan 16: No new developments.
D. Bowl-a-thon, Mar 16: No new developments.
E. Offutt Catholic Chapel Designated Offering, Apr 16: As of 13 Aug 15, Pastoral Assistant Peggy Hoffman
indicates that the Crew is on the list for consideration for an offering.
F. 2016 Financial Plan: The Secretary added a fifth “Donations & Misc.“ item to the plan with the anticipation of
some donations from past CFC and other donors and possibly other fundraisers. The Plan includes:
(1) Dinner and a Movie Raffle: $1,000
(2) Church of the Nativity: $42,000
(3) Bowl-a-thon: $3,000
(4) Offutt Catholic Chapel: $2,000
(5) Donations & Misc: $7,000
Total: $55,000
G. Other Ideas: None, but we still need more ways to reach our goal.

6. Old Business:
A. Update of Membership Roster: No updates were made.
B. Combined Federal Campaign: The Secretary sent out letters to the 15 previous CFC donors before on 13of Aug
15, and one was returned due an outdated address.
C. VA Connection (Bob Corsi): No new developments.
D. Crew Website ( ): No new developments.
E. Colorado (CO) Connection (Gary Piper): No new developments.
F. Volunteer Recruitment in Bellevue: Still awaiting scheduling of the Pancake Breakfast with the Confirmation
students at Capehart Chapel in Feb 16.
G. 2016 Deployment (works starts on Thurs 2 Jun 16): No new developments.
H. Insurance Waiver to Offutt AFB: Request was submitted on 25 Feb 15, but still no word has still been received
I. Finance Director Vacancy: No volunteer has stepped forward yet. The Secretary again emphasized the
importance of filling this position for the upcoming 2016 fundraising season.

7. New Business:
A. Adopt-A-Road on 25th Street: The time was tentatively set for 9 AM, Sat, 17 Oct 15.

8. The Crew Meeting was adjourned at 7:18 PM. The next meeting is set for 7 PM, Tues, 13 Oct 15, at 9803 S. 21st

George Ziska, Jr.