Meeting Minutes 10/2/14
In attendance: Ailyne, Andi, Azaria (moderator), Barbara, Ben, Lacey, Sammi, Diana, Josslyn, John, Mary Beth (note-taker), Toby
– Prep for the Beehive Design Collective Workshop
– Early draft – November Event Calendar
— Natural / healthy skin skillshare
— Nov 7th – Artist Playing Card Fundraiser
— Nov 16th – ARAN movie and potluck
— Nov 20th – Trans* Day of Remembrance
–Event suggestions via email
– Grant-writing committee (B.O.R.I.N.G.)
– New member – form and gifts?
-Facilitator Form – new draft
– Treasury Update
– Disaster prep – pick a date for this discussion?
Azaria was moderator and Mary Beth/Lacey were note-takers.
Sign-making – Friday, October 11, 6:30 pm. Josslyn will host. We have markers and some art supplies. Slutwalk Lincoln and individual sign makers will bring poster board/cardboard for signs.
MAGIC THE GATHERING
Azaria suggested this as an event.
Saturday 10 am
Andi & Lacey – hummus
Josslyn – drinks
Ailynn – tea
Concerns were raised over potentially offensive items/art in the Common Root space.
Art work for display in the space will be approved by a group discussion.
Queer Theater Night
La Cage aux Folles at the Haymarket Theater
October 18, 7:30 pm – dinner at Ali Babba’s at 6:00 pm
$8 tickets if you tell ticket office you are with Common Root, $18 with a meal – individuals can get group rate even if they aren’t going with the group on October 18
Call to reserve tickets
Female art show/fundraiser with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. Possibly hold this event in the spring. Discussed which group money should go to – possibly a local organization (maybe a women’s shelter) rather than Planned Parenthood.
Lesbian Support Group to meet monthly at Common Root.
Voter registration – possible volunteers from Common Root.
NEW MEMBER FORMS/GIFTS
FACILITATOR EVENT FORM CHANGES
Forms for non-key holder hosts. Changes on forms ask for feedback about events.
WRITERS GROUP – discuss further details online
No meeting on Thanksgiving
Thursday meeting time – 7:30 pm
November 7 – Artist Card Fundraiser, set up during October 23 meeting
November 12 – Natural/Healthy Skin Beauty Night 6-9 pm – Ailyn
November 16 – ARAN potluck and movie
November 20 – Trans* Day of Remembrance – Hazel Abel park or Capitol then come to CR meeting space after for refreshments and brief CR meeting. Josslyn will check into getting permission for Capitol steps.
Composting Workshop – Ailyne – postpone to December?
Winter Haven Open Hours during winter – coffee, tea – possibly collaboration with Food Not Bombs
Valentine’s Day Single Party – boozey?
EVENTS AT SPACE WITH ALCOHOL –
Extra $5 a month for insurance. Revisit issue in December.
DISASTER PREP on the 16th
Talk as a group for half a meeting
-Lacey’s numbers for Antelope
$200 for 4 hours at pavilion
$100 for 4 hours at band-shell
How about Wilderness Park
Are tables free?
Mahak (from the store downstairs) wants to do classes
GRANT WRITING “BORING Committee”
Write a clear agenda online, then do it
We need to find lists of grant-providers
What do we want money for?