Temecula Valley Rose Society
Board Meeting Minutes
December, 2016

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Temecula Valley Rose Society Board Meeting Minutes
Atria Vintage Hills, 41780 Butterfield Stage Road, Temecula

Present: Phyllis Bettelheim, Bonnie Bell, Virginia Boos, Betty Dixon, Barb Purdy, Ann Schryer, Kathy Turgeon, Rebecca Weersing
Absent: Frank Brines, Denise Vaccaro, Jeanne Brubaker, Patricia Hirsch
Guests: Brenda Jahanboni, Ben Jahanboni, Frances Merritt, Tony Merritt

Call to order at 10:03 by Co-President Phyllis Bettelheim
Minutes of November, 2016 meeting approved as read Treasurer's Report (detailed report attached to secretary's copy of minutes)

Motions passed

Motion to ratify checks 2497-2504 plus water and electric auto pay totaling $1,358.91

Motion to accept the 2017 proposed budget

Motion to convert Rebecca's loan of $5,000. (for the shade structure) as a donation.

Opportunity table/fundraising, (Jeanne) Jeanne & Peggy will hold a restaurant evening in the Spring.

Membership, (Ann) We need members for the public relations committee. Dan Wyncoff is willing to work on advertising. Ann's husband cannot work on the shade structure but may supervise.

Youth Gardening, (Barb) Barb reports that there is lots of kale, spinach and tomatoes growing and should be picked before the frost. Peas did not do well. The committee will be working on the 2017 youth programs, committee members are Rebecca, Val and Barb.

Programs, (Patricia/Betty) We need a new VP of programs. Board will work on programs until we have a chairperson. Members garden tour will be in April instead of May. The upcoming programs will be on photography, and arrangements. Other ideas are welcome.

Community Education -- Virginia will do a pruning demo in the garden on January 14th , 9:00 to 11:00am and her husband will also do an equipment demo. We need to get the publicity out.

Rose Haven (Phyllis/Bonnie/Rebecca) Rebecca reports the Rose Haven shade structure should be installed on 12/13 between 7 and 9am.

Grants(Betty/Bonnie) Betty reports that Kathy Katz is working on a grant with Pachanga.

Nominating Committee: The slate of officers for the 2017 year are:
 Co-President Phyllis Bettelheim -- Co-President Rebecca Weersing
 VP Programs: vacant
 Membership: Ann Schryer
 Treasurer: Virginia Boos
 Secretary: Betty Dixon
Check on installing officer and awards.

Old Business:
Kathy will need help in the kitchen for the December meeting and installation of officers.

Meeting adjourned at 11:35 pm by Co-President Phyllis

Next meeting 10;00 am on Thursday, January 12,2017 at Atria Vintage Hills, 41780 Butterfield Stage Road, Temecula.
Respectfully submitted Kathy Turgeon, Secretary