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Meeting Minutes

March 13, 2007

LocationGold Hill Retreat and Olive oil
AttendeesJudy Huestis,Pat Lahey,Howard Penn,John Tillman,Mari Wells,Kary Danielson,Mike Bean Craig and Marjorie Sanborn(new owners of the Inn),Kevin Ilardi,Rebecca Stuart Grisham Cloann Zimmerman Vicki Yorty,Penny Humphreys,Matt Semonsen,Betty Sedarquist,Nate Rangel
AuthorCandy Wall

Called to order:6:40pm
Suspended review of prior month(s) Meeting minutes
next meeting will review reciprocal/free memberships-Judy
Treasurer's report balance in account: $11319.68
Membership drive dollar amount not included here.
memo: Cpa donation of 449.00
103 Business members an Outstanding & Excellent 2007 membership drive.
Speaker (1)Vicky Yorty Executive director Fire Safe Council( pamphlets & updated us about defensible space and green waste receptacles also their locations.Discussed using our local business list to help inform public.
Speaker (2) Nate Rangel addressed the Wild and Scenic Designation likely to be designated here it will be a long process it may be as long as 3 years.Stressed that it's designation would be a good thing for all.
Speaker (3)Matt Semonsen American River Music Festival Sept.21,22,and 23 will bring the best of acoustic guitar the famous and the favorites from around the country even the world.
Speaker (3) Mike Bean Re: Hwy 49 Beautification suggested Calling CalTrans as a group.Ie: Beautification committee.
Howard Penn motioned to form Beautification Committee. Motion seconded by all present.
White water Media Day-Howard formed a volunteer list for June 2nd 2-3pm at North Beach.
Upcoming events reviewed Trailfest June 11th 6-10 pm at EarthTrek,Jingle Bell Jubilee Dec.7&8th 2007

***March 30th 7pm at the Sierra Nevada House Banquet Room attend the send off and good luck party for Candie and Kerry Bliss.A Meat and A Veg.Chili supplied by Sierra Rizing,Beer provided and non alcholic drinks all side dishes welcome.

APRIL chamber meeting will be at the River's Edge Deli River Park Village Hwy 49 on Tuesday the 10th.
Meeting adjourned:8:40 pm.