+

December 2015 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE LAS VEGAS BLUES SOCIETY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING DECEMBER 1, 2015
Meeting called to order at 7:17 pm by President Jeff Kallman
PRESENT: Jeff Kallman ( president), Marcia Frank (secretary), Parick Herrera (treasurer); Trustees: Patty Laird, Rockin’ Billy Gress, Barbra Gress; guest Rita King
ABSENT: Pat Bear, Dennis (Monk) Andraccio, Z Lipsky, Tina Merced
Guest Rita King, daughter of B.B. King, addressed the board and her interest in reaching out to the blues community to do something worthy of her father’s honor i.e. fundraiser for Alzheimer’s research or for helping musician’s in need. A fundraiser to be held on B.B. King’s birthday next September was discussed as a possibility and will be explored further after the new board is seated. Rita King was encouraged to join the Las Vegas Blues Society and possibly be a board member.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 The minutes of the November 3, 2015 board meeting were approved unanimously.
TREASURER’S REPORT
 Since last report, $300.00 was donated to Rosemary Dolly Anderson.
 Income received was $95.00.
 $789.00 is the current balance.
 Treasurer’s report was approved unanimously.
OLD BUSINESS
 President Kallman reports that fixing the website has been delayed because developer Garrett Hampton broke his arm. Repairs to the website should commence this week.
 Celebration of Life- Gene Anderson- Trustee Barbra Gress thanked all the board members involved to make this event a huge success attended by so many blues musicians. Special thanks to Trustee Rockin’ Billy Gress for his leadership, the Legend staff, Al Ventura for running the sound board, and Treasurer Herrera for making table flyers.
NEW BUSINESS
 January jam- January 9, 2016 (Saturday night) with Diane Kallay Band at the Sand Dollar starting at 9 pm.
 February 12th jam at Legend’s with Rockin’ Billy Gress may have tobe changed so not to conflict with Mike Zito and the Wheel performance with Jimmy Carpenter that same day.
 Both jams need to be heavily publicized on Facebook by the Board.
Meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.

Share : twittergoogle plus



Leave us a comment


Comments are closed.