March 20, 2007



CALL TO ORDER:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. Location of the meeting was the City Diner.  Secretary, Lisa Huerta, was present.


INTRODUCTIONS:  Self Introductions were made.


MINUTES:    The Minutes were approved as written.


CORRESPONDENCE:  Correspondence was received and no action needed.  No outgoing correspondence. 




PRESIDENT:  President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported updates on Forum.  She also announced that raffle tickets will be sold for the Hard Hat Café.


VICE PRESIDENT:  Virginia Llanas, V. President announced that the next meeting will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at the City Diner.


TREASURER:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson handed out the Treasurers Report. And they were approved as written.


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT – Virginia Llanas presented her company Valero Refining.




Professional Education: Committee Chairman,Virginia Llanas, discussed ideas for speakers.

Membership: Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, discussed her ideas for inviting guests to Forum to increase membership.

Block Kids: President, Barbara Taylor stated that items are still needed for the goody bags.

Forum: Membership body discussed the Hospitality Room supplies needed.  We also agreed to meet at Sam’s Club to pick up food supplies on April 11, 2007. Also, each member will buy 5 small gifts for Bingo game at Hospitality Suite.

Badges & Identification:  No Report.

Publicity:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the Meeting was published in the Caller Times as well as WIC Week and our 50th Anniversary.

Education:  No Report

Recycle:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson reported that recyclables were sent in.  She also collected other recyclables brought in by members.

CAD:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT  reported that she reminded schools on the deadline date.

Social:  No Report.

Roster: Roster is updated. 

Ways and Means:  Committee Chairman, Darlene Lee Omana discussed holding a Casino Night in July.

Communication:  No Report

Friendship:  No report

Website: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson reported that the website has been updated.

Trash Off:  Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, reported that sign was up and the next scheduled clean up is March 31, 2007.

Tabs: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson stated that we should discontinue collection of tabs due to the fact that they no longer are as valuable.

WIC Week: Barbara Taylor reported on the progress of the Tennis Success project .

Construction Industry: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that BMX Bikes will no longer be allowed to use the skate park.

Building Together:  No report.



NEW BUSINESS:  President Barbara Taylor CIT announced she had been approached by the ARK project for the next WIC Week Project.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  No announcements.

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 9:00 p.m.


___________________                                  ____________________

Lisa Huerta, Secretary                                      Barbara Taylor, President


Members Present:                                         Guests Present:

Barbara Taylor CIT                                          Kim Keplar                                         

Virginia Llanas                                                                                     

Vickie Thompson

Lisa Huerta

Darlene Lee Omana