January 13, 2001, meeting
Minutes of the General Meeting
Date January 13, 2001
Location Strawbridge's Pickwick Room
The meeting was called to order at 12:15, to be interrupted
when lunch was ready to be served.
- President Rose Muhly welcomed all, especially the new members.
- President Muhly introduced the officers and Board members.
- Nancy Davis gave an update of the 2003 meeting and said that a preliminary
report was being prepared to go to the national organization. Nancy
then went over a flow chart showing how we would handle the group and
how events would be spaced out.
- Pat Roussell, the program chairperson, introduced Denise Juron who
gave a very interesting talk on A Cenotaph for Captain Meriwether
Lewis in Philadelphia.
- There was an approval of the minutes with changes.
- Marion Rowen gave the treasurers report. As of December 31, 2000,
we have a balance of $3,485.15.
- Frank Muhly went over The Eastern Legacy of Lewis and Clark
map showing the work done and explaining cost and how we hoped to pay
- The idea of the vendor's table at Pierre was discussed among the group.
All agreed it would be a good idea.
- Norma Milner reported on her plans to create a New Corps of Discovery
to promote membership and the 2003 meeting
- The Board has decided that dues paid in the last quarter by new members
would provide membership through the following year. We were reminded
that dues are now payable.
- Tom Davis reported on the historical marker at the Wistar house.
The marker seem to be missing, but is being tracked down.
- Tom reported on the Cutright reprint. It is ready to be reviewed
- Tom reported on the L&C mural. He has a letter from the Bureau
of Arts showing interest in participating once we get a site and
sponsor. Cost will be determined by the work needed on the site.
- Anne Mackintosh reported on the new website: Philadelphia
Chapter: Lewis and Clark.
- Frank Muhly reminded the group on the importance of keeping their
volunteer hours and to submit them by February.
- Two trips, one to Harper's Ferry on April 28-29 and one to Charlottesville
in September are planned. If we are to go by bus, we need 15-25
people. Cost would be about $200 per person. Car pooling is also
a possibility. (Please see Overnight
Trip to Harpers Ferry.)
- We have received a note of thanks from the group fighting the
proposed grain elevator at the Pompeys Pillar site for our $100
- Tom Davis has asked to be relieved from his duties on the Historical
- Pat Roussell has asked to be relieved from her duties on the program
- The next chapter meeting is scheduled on March 10 at Strawbridge's.
This to be later confirmed. The meeting adjourned at 3:10