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2021 MEETING SECRETARY REPORT
BUFFALO NEW YORK
Meeting called to order at 9:00 AM by President Gary Buxengard
Opening prayer by Gary Buxengard.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Joke by Gary Buxengard – Ole and Lena Church (Sven & Ole)
Reading of the minutes from 2019 by Christine Satterstrom (Covid postpones 2020 reunion). Minutes were approved by group vote.
Treasurer Report by Bill Biller – Audit was done by Gary Buxengard and Christrine Satterstrom. Balance as of the start of the reunion – $28,248 (approx.) After reunion $23,000 (approx.). Books are open to anyone to view. Treasurer report approved by a unanimous group vote.
Scholarship Report: Chip Chapin reported we had three scholarships given to Arron Flores, Lexi Caulder and Alexander Schmitt.
2022 Reunion Report – No information at this time. Larry & Cindi Fry had to return home emergency. As soon as we have dates and info, it will be posted on the website.
Election of Officers: President & Vice-President. No nominations from the floor. Jim Vallin informed us he would do it if we have no one else interested. Jim Vallin unanimous vote by group. Vice-President – Paul Schepers volunteered from the floor to take position. Paul Schepers unanimouse vote by group.
President – Jim Vallin
Vice-President – Paul Schepers
Thanks to Gary Buxengard for his time and dedication to the Association as President.
2023 Reunion Site – Central Time Zone. Suggestions made but no hosts. Pat & Connie Taylor volunteered to host in Nashville area. Ralph McArtor made a motion to accept; Dale Markuszka seconded; vote by the group unanimous.
Thanks to Bill & Pat Biller for a great reunion.
Bill Biller suggested if you are interested in planning a reunion, contact the visitor bureau of the area.
Pat Biller and Christrine Satterstrom suggested we hire a company to do our website as our current system is too complicated to navigate. We would also want no links to be added (advertising and such). Donna made a motion to hire a company; Jim Haag second; unanimous vote from the group.
Dues to suspend until needed. Discussion was had. Denise Kasulke made a motion to suspend dues until further notice. Staci Schepers second. Unanimous vote from the group.
Donations: 1. Sullivan Restoration – Mike Crumpton made a motion to donate $200.00; Ted Wolf seconded; unanimous vote from the group. 2. Girls from the breakfast buffet – a tip of $100.00 unanimous vote from the group. The girls did a great job.
Reminder to meet for pictures at 5:30pm. Jan Lee Buxengard will be filling in for Pat Taylor. Thanks, Jan Lee for preserving our Buffalo Reunion.
Meeting closed at 10 AM by Gary Buxengard.