of the January 25, 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 June 28, 2008 meeting and these
were approved. [M/s Margret Willey/ Linda Moore]
Shirley Lloyd gave a treasurer’s report. She noted that she had
been making monthly payments to the electric company for the light
at the playground, that she had paid the post office box rent, and
the rent for the safe deposit box for 2009. She then reported the
balances in the Association’s checking and endowment accounts at
the end of December and noted interest earned on the Association’s
certificates of deposit. The secretary received a printed copy of
the treasurer’s report.
Willey told us that the 2010 Alumni weekend will probably be
impacted by the renovations to the Burnsville School. We may have
to store our records and equipment at another site and we may have
to find a special place to have the banquet and our annual business
meeting. However, it seems likely that this year’s activities will
not be affected by the renovation.
Willey reported that the PTO will be the cooks for the banquet.
After discussion, the Association decided that the menu will be the
same except for the desserts which will be a choice of yellow cake
or chocolate cake both with chocolate icing.
was noted that the banquet date will be May 23, 2009, as Memorial
Day will be observed on Monday, May 25, 2009 this year.
Willey has contacted the Karaoke Cowboys through Brad Moyers. They
will perform from 8:30 p. m. until 10:30 p. m. for $200.00. They
had expressed an interest in performing outdoors on the stage at
the playground but the K. A. A. decided that was not a good idea.
Margret Willey will contact Paul Bragg to see if his band will
perform for square dancing. Shirley Lloyd will contact Martha Belle
Taylor about bringing some dancers.
needs to check with Jo Ann Smith to see if the band will move and
clean the tables and chairs. Margret reported some difficulty in
getting photographs for display upstairs prior to the business
meeting. David discussed the format for the meeting; he will again
prepare questions about graduates of Burnsville High School and
would like to use pictures of the persons referred to in the
decision was made on a speaker for the Alumni Sermon on May 24
th. We did not know if Russ McClain was going to make
his time share at Gatlinburg available for another raffle. A
question was raised concerning putting up the banner. Margret
Willey will contact Larry Wine prior to the next meeting to see if
he is going to organize the parade.
some discussion, the next meeting was scheduled for Saturday,
February 21, 2009 at 2:00 p. m. at the Burnsville School
meeting adjourned at 3:05 p. m.
Read and approved:
Paul Peck, Secretary