Board Meeting
April 25, 2009



Members Present:
Reid Allen, Dave Wallach, Craig Wallace, Marsha Jackson, Phil & Blanca Hinojos, Larry Madick, Bart & Shirley Carroll and Stan & Orlene Bowers.

Ernie Ayala, Lt. Gov. Division 10, Lewie Ford, Ron & Jan Robertson

Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order by Reid Allen, President at 10:44 a.m.

Approval of Minutes:
The minutes were approved as presented.

Treasurer's Report:
M/S/P to send $3000 to Rose Float Committee to help pay for 2009 float. The Treasurer's Report was approved as presented.

Other Related Items:
(a) Thank you from KIF for Skip-A-Meal Donation was read. (b) It was recommended that the club's P.O. Box be closed to save the fees as it is rarely used and if there was mail it could go to the Pasadena Club's P.O. Box as Craig is the "permanent" Treasurer of both clubs and he picks up the mail for both clubs. If you have the Club's P.O. Box in your address book please eliminate P.O. Box #2635, Plaza Station, Pasadena, CA 91102-2635 and replace with P.O. Box #50484, Pasadena, CA 91115-0484.

Rose Float Decoration/Parade DVD: The DVD is being developed by Hilding Larson as a marketing tool. It is being consolidated from several picture sources and will be edited to about 10 minutes. When completed, it will be available for distribution to clubs, districts and Kiwanis International as a visual presentation of the project.

Rose Float History/Themes: A list of past Kiwanis International Rose Floats was handed out. The list included the year of participation and the theme for that year. There were five floats from 1921-1965 and a float every year from 1986 to now .

Summit Meeting at Nashville Convention: President Reid Allen has arranged a meeting with members of the Rose Float Club and officials from KI, KIF and CNH to discuss the future of the Rose Float Project particularly the Rose Float Medallion Fellowship and the interim funding before the Medallion funding is actualized. Those invited to the meeting are: Bill Brown (KIF), Brian Cunat, (PIP), Dave Wallach (CNH & RFC), Stan Bowers (RFC), Robert Parker (KI), Pete Horton (CNH), Reid Allen (RFC) and Orlene Bowers (RFC). Stan Bowers was asked to chair the meeting. Suggestions for agenda items were then solicited from the RFC officers, directors and members at this meeting. Stan & Orlene Bowers will have a working agenda for the next Board meeting.

Honda Corporation: They will be asked by Reid Allen to purchase a Grand Drawing ticket.

Dates of next meetings:

            Friday, June 5. . .
                        12:00 p.m. . . . 2:00 p.m

Special Rose Float Club Luncheon Meeting at The University Club at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, to induct Paul Little, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Chairman, as an honorary member.
The will be a Rose Float Committee Meeting at the conclusion of the luncheon.  

              Saturday, July 11. . .
                        10:00 a.m. . . . Club meeting
              Saturday, July 25. . .
                        9:00 a.m. . . . Club meeting
                        10:00 a.m. . . . Board meeting
               Friday, August 14. . .

                        7:00 a.m. . . . Rose Float Club Breakfast at CNH Conference
              Saturday, August 29. . .
                        9:00 a.m. . . . Committee meeting
                        10:00 a.m. . . . Club meeting

                        11:00 a.m. . . . Board meeting

All meetings unless indicated continue at the Citibank Building Basement in Pasadena.

Meeting Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 a.m. by President Reid Allen.

Minutes Submitted by Orlene Bowers

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