of the February 28, 2009 Meeting of the Kanawha Alumni
meeting of the Kanawha Alumni Association was called to order by
Association President David Parmer at 2:00 p. m. in the Burnsville
in attendance were
Paul Peck read the minutes of the January 25, 2009 meeting and
these were approved. [M/s Margret Willey/ Larry Wine]
was noted that the officers had changed the date of this meeting
from February 21 to February 28.
Treasurer was absent.
Wine noted that he didn’t know about the last meeting. Someone
needs to call him if he is not present when meetings are
Willey had contacted Paul Bragg to see if his band would play for
the square dancing. He has not replied.
reported that Russ McClain had spoken with Jo Ann Smith about the
band’s cleaning and moving tables and chairs.
will contact a speaker for the Alumni Sermon. He will check with
the Baptist Women’s group to see if they were going to have a hot
dog sale after the parade as they did last year. Paul Peck will
check with the Burnsville United Methodist Women to see if they
will serve refreshments during the morning of the parade as they
have the last two years.
McClain will again make his timeshare at Gatlinburg available for
payment of $250 maintenance fee if we want to raffle it. The cost
would be to pay his $200 maintenance fee for the timeshare and the
cost, if any, of preparing tickets. However, it wasn’t clear that
the K. A. A. had made any profit from last year’s raffle. The K. A.
A. decided to wait until the Treasurer’s records for last year are
available before deciding upon having the raffle.
Crutchfield will be assisting the K. A. A. in all its activities as
part of an internship for a class at Glenville State
reported that renovations at the Burnsville School would begin on
April 1. It is not known yet whether the work will start upstairs
or downstairs. Either will cause difficulty for the K. A. A.
reported that we have two metal file cabinets and one wooden file
cabinet in the Alumni Room in the school auditorium balcony. We do
not need all of them and the suggestion was made to include the
surplus one(s) in the auction. The teacher’s desk might also be
auctioned as it is not being used. There is 7.5 foot long trophy
case which will need to be stored and the trophy case and trophies
in the main hall will need to be stored. Various possibilities were
discussed. Larry Wine is contact Roy McDougal regarding the
possibility of getting a special rate for the use of one of his
storage units. Paul Peck is to speak with the appropriate officials
at the Burnsville United Methodist Church concerning storing some
items in the Church basement.
Crutchfield will assist Margret in preparing an inventory before
items are moved to storage.
had contacted the Braxton County High School band to see if they
will perform in the Alumni parade; they are to get back with
will prepare a list of the supplies which need to be purchased for
Wine announced that he would not be an officer next year but would
be willing to help with the work which K. A. A. needs to have done.
David Parmer said that next year would probably be the last which
he would serve as president.
Wine will contact Darwin Plumlee and Dixie Graff to see if they
will hold an auction for us as they did last year.
was determined that the following members of the Association be
contacted prior to the next meeting and encouraged to attend
Cherry Dale Ramsey
Martha Belle Taylor
reservation forms will be mailed by April 15, 2009. Margret Willey
was authorized to purchase 1,500 “Forever” stamps. [M/s Paul Peck/
Larry Wine] David Parmer will email his membership list to Margret
in order for comparisons, updates, and corrections to be
next meeting was scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.
m. at the Burnsville School cafeteria.
meeting adjourned at 3:00 p. m. [M/s Paul Peck/ Margret
Read and approved
Paul Peck, Secretary