Temecula Valley Rose Society
Board Meeting Minutes
February 11, 2016

Present: Bonnie Bell, Phyllis Bettelheim, Virginia Boos, Jeannie Brubaker, Betty Dixon, Barb Purdy, Ann Schryer, Kathy Turgeon, Rebecca Weersing.

Absent: Frank Brines, Patricia Hirsch, Denise Vaccaro.

Meeting called to order at 10:00AM by Co-President Phyllis Bettelheim.

Minutes of January, 2015 meeting approved as read.

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

Motions passed
Motion to ratify January check's - #2423-2432, plus auto pay water and electric - $11,168.62.

Silver Honor Medal Committee Chair, Frank sent the report that the Silver Honor Medal selection has been concluded and were sent to the ARS to review.

Opportunity Table Chair, Jeanne continues to need garden related raffle prizes. She would like a short article in the TVRS newsletter on Western Eagle.

Rose Show Committee Chair, Rebecca reports that the show is in its normal planning stages. She requests that we have a small crew to set up and tear down the tables at the Assistance League. It was suggested that we check into Assistance League men who work in the backroom and also Brian, (a total of 3 hours work.) Suggestions were made for more copies of the diagram of the room design.

Membership Chair, Ann reports that renewals are due by the end of the month and Bonnie will do an email blast in the newsletter that dues are necessary if you want to be in the Roster. Ann will also give out incentives for volunteer hours at the February meeting.

Youth Gardening Chair, Barb reports that the 20th of Feb. program will be on "Birds." She reports that winter vegetables are ready. The Youth Gardening Program received $150 from the TV Women's Club Conservation Committee. They will do an April program on how to plant trees using the espalier method.

Program Committee Chairs, Patricia/Betty: Patricia is continuing to work on the program speaker schedule for the year.

Community Education Chair, Frank has sent a report that we are waiting for the ARS approval for the Fall program.

Rose Haven Committee Chair, Phyllis reports that Helping Hands will come out on May 21st to work on at Rose Haven. The Erosion Control Project continues and the sign is being worked on.

Grant Committee Chairs, Rebecca/Betty will meet on February 24th and they will write a draft of the letter to go the Roripaugh Foundation for the sun shelter. They need cost estimates on the sun shelter.

Old Business

Committee Organization Chart: Bonnie made copies, took us through the chart, and we made the necessary changes.

Communications: We are still looking for a coordinator for the Communications Committee. There were some names presented. We will table this until the next meeting.

August Meeting Format: It was a board decision that there will be an August board meeting and a member meeting.

New Business

Ways and Means Committee: Jeanne is looking into putting a restaurant night fund raiser at the Corner Baker in Temecula and Murrieta after the member meeting on March 17th from 4:00 to 8:00pm. They will give us 20% of the sales.

Field Trips: Jeanne is also looking into field trips. More information will be available at the next board meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 11:55 am. Next meeting on March 10, 2016 at Atria Vintage Hills, 41780 Butterfield State Road, Temecula

Respectfully submitted, Kathy Turgeon, Secretary