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 June 24, 2007  Meeting Minutes

Minutes taken by Maureen Johnson



June 24, 2007                                                                      Business Meeting


The June meeting of Cleng Peerson Lodge was called to order by Vice President Rich Gunderson at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 24, 2007.  The meeting opened with the singing of National Anthem, saying the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the Norwegian Anthem.


Members were asked if any visitors or guest were present.  Gordon Carlson introduced himself, and too other woodcarvers, Bob and Karen Wills and Tim DeMoss as guests. 


Karen Wills’ birthday is today, so the members sang The Happy Birthday song.


Roll Call was answered by 17 board members and the April 15, 2007 and May 20, 2007 business meeting minutes were read and approved by first,  Rich Gunderson and second,  by myself.  The treasurer was not present at the meeting due to museum sitting and her report will be tabled until next meeting.


Old business:   The food booth at the Riverfest Book Fair will be July 26th and 27th at 8:00 a.m.  Orien has our permit to set-up tables for water, coffee, canopy’s and baked goods which members need to bring.   Members, please put on your calendars, the 35th Anniversary Dinner which will be at The Pitstick’s Banquet Hall October 21, 2007.

Three Thank you notes were read.  One was from Cindy Olsen, Director of Sons of Norway, Minneapolis, MN who received a contribution from us for the Foundation of Humanitarian Fund in memory of Marion Marshall, second, the 2007 Barnebirkie Country Skiing for sending 60 dozen cookies and, lastly, for our $210 contribution for the Ski for life Organization.  The Elleby Family has informed us that Marion and Kermit have moved to the Pleasant View Luther Home. Any cards or letters we wish to send, the address is: 505 College Ave., Ottawa, IL.   Registration for the Val Hall Golf Tournament must be done by Aug. 11. See Jerry Johnson if interested.


New Business:  Dave Johnson has reported that the WEB Site for the Sons of Norway is complete. Anyone who has changes, additions or questions see him.


The signup sheet for museum sitting was passed around for members.  Please signup. The hours of operation are Saturday and Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m.


The 50/50 Drawing was held next and bulletins from other lodges were available for other members to view.


The Woodcarver’s presentation was next followed by the prayer and the meeting adjourned.


Respectful submitted by Maureen Johnson, Secretary

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