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Houston High School Alumni Association Meeting Minutes

Houston High School Alumni Association Meeting Minutes

September 22, 2008


The HHSAA meet at 7:00 P.M. in the library of the First Baptist Church.  Those present were:  Bonnie McElroy, Kay Honeycutt, Paul and Reta Ice, Karen Cavanaugh, and Sidney Bridges.


The minutes were read and approved with the following corrections: 

Para4:  Sidney will arrange for Carol Silvey to brief the membership

Para12:  Scholarship inquiry was made by Barbara (Vicker) Jones

Sidney moved to approve, Paul seconded.


The treasurer's report, showing fund balances and expenses was moved for approval by Karen and seconded by Kay.


Paul gave an update on the Track & Field responses for alumni weekend parade.

            7 people have responded for the parade

            Romines will provide trucks

            Drivers are Bonnie McElroy and Terry Flowers

            Line-up is 12:30 at the pool


            '58 Football team plans to be in the parade and provide their "float"


Bonnie reports 6 nominees for the Educator Hall of Fame

            Iva Rust photo frame has been completed and the bill was submitted and

                  approved for payment.


Alumni Weekend Gala

            Held in Hiett Gym this year

            2 doors will require 2 ticket takers (Reta and Norma Bridges)

            P.A.:  Bonnie is coordinating

            Kay's piano will be used

            Program Reviewed and updated


Alumni Weekend Banquet

            FFA will serve

            Motion made by Sidney, seconded by Kay, and approved to pay $350.00 in

                       advance to D &L florist for decor/flowers/balloons


Alumni Weekend Breakfast

            Hosted by Ruby James and Bonnie Carter


Gym decor

            Friday, after parade (Paul and Reta)

            Saturday morning, 9:30 A.M.


Membership Activity Program Insert

            To include meeting dates and schedule


Newsletter/insert items discussed: 

                        Active membership sign-ups

                        Window Displays

                        Officer volunteers


November 24 Alumni meeting at different time and place with a special speaker, Carol Silvey, to discuss investment options with the Houston Community Foundation, on  November 24, 12:30 P.M. at Miller's Grill.  The regular business meeting will follow.


Next meeting is Monday, October 27, 7:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church library.


Meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.


Submitted by Karen Cavanaugh, secretary