November 14, 2013 Temecula Valley Rose Society Board Meeting Minutes

at the Assistance League of Temecula, 28720 Via Montezuma, Temecula CA


Meeting called to order at 10:18 am by President Frank Brines. A quorum was present.


Present:           Phyllis Bettelheim,  Frank Brines, Barb Purdy, Ron Rumbold, Kathy Turgeon,  Lenore Vogel, Peggy Whitney.

Absent:            Linda Black, Jocelyn Black, Jeanne Brubaker. Ann Coakes, Denise Vaccaro,  Rebecca Weersing


October minutes were approved as read.


Treasurer's Report  (Detailed report attached to secretary's copy of minutes)

Wells Fargo bank balances as of October 31, 2013.

            Checking                      $5,549.99

            Money Mkt.                  $1,846.98

            Petty Cash                   $    40.00           

            Total                            $7,436.97

            Opportunity table          $   98.00

            Rose Haven Donations  $     00.00 

ratify auto-pay utilities electric $27.42 and utilities water $154.57 and $132.19 for a total of $324.48


Motions Carried

                  Accept new member Karen Lilley-Halapoff

                  Direct Secretary to contact insurance company to raise  individual injury coverage from $10,000 to $50,000 per incident - cost at present $635 additional per year

                  Authorize Treasurer to transfer $653.00 from Wells Fargo checking to savings for additional reserve funds, totaling $2500.00 year-to-date

                  Authorize $120 expense for additional 8 members of Finance Committee and Board who attended November 9, 2013 conference on fund raising

                  Accept Rebecca Weersing's forgiveness of $4750.00 Rose Haven Development loan from 2007.  Funds to be recognized as income for 2013.


Action items completed

                  Motion regarding Board cash donations is added to the Society's Standing Rules

                  Fund raising dinner.  was held evening of October 17 at California Pizza Kitchen -  $106.00 collected

                  Temporary directional signage needed at Rose Haven- Ann Coakes is preparing

                  Nominating Committee report for 2014.  President Frank Brines, VP Programs Jeanne Brubaker, VP Membership Ann Coakes, CFO Bonnie Bell, Secretary Phyllis Bettelheim


Action items pending

                  Galway Downs - early 2014 - Frank  

                  Donation pledges by Board members who missed October meeting - due at December Board meeting

                  Bronze medal report - December meeting - Rebecca

                  Society history needs to be collected - Wayne is working on this

                  Develop procedure for calendar postings - Communications committee

                  Macy's "Shop for a Cause" - after 1st of year --  Kathy T

                  Rose Show - Linda

                  Keyways Winery inquiry - Phyllis

                  Portable amplification system Frank



                  Another Harveston arrangement class will be held on December 5.

                  Ron will chair Annual Meeting portion of November general meeting

                  Yearly report due from all committee chairs for display at November 21 Annual meeting


Meeting adjourned at 11:45


Next meeting 10 00 am, December 12  at the Assistance League 28720 Via Montezuma, Temecula CA

Respectfully submitted,      Phyllis Bettelheim    Secretary