2014 Annual Membership Meeting Minutes



7:00 P.M.; Thursday, May 29


Sanctuary, Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

2089 Ponce de Leon Ave.

 1.  Call to Order and Welcome:  Frances Finegan, PGC President, called the meeting to order at 7:02 P.M. and welcomed the membership to the annual meeting.  Frances highlighted two objectives for the meeting:  reviewing the accomplishments of the 2013-2014 PGC Board and voting on the members of the Board for 2014-2015.  The sign in sheets for the members who attended the meeting are attached.

2.  Treasurer’s Report:  Bob Stewart provided an overview of the budget and it is attached.

3.  Report of Board Accomplishments for 2013-2014:  Frances and Patti Paulino provided the following information:

            a.  Sponsored and organized two parties for our PGC members and one

street party for the neighborhood;

            b.  Participated in the Druid Hills Civic Association (DHCA) yard sale and

contributed approximately $300 to the PGC;

            c.  Organized a wine fundraiser with Ansley Wine Merchants and

neighbors and contributed approximately $600 to the Park fund;

            d.  Designed and printed PGC notecards with our logo, Powl, on the front;

e.  Published two newsletters about our neighbors and neighborhood;

f.  Established a Little Free Library in our neighborhood;

g.  Applied for, and received, a $3,000 grant from the DHCA for the Park;

h.  Established a Paypal account for collecting membership dues;

i.  Provided updating of membership information on-line during the

membership drive;

            j.  Implemented Nation of Neighbors, an on-line neighborhood watch; and

k.  Welcomed 10 new families into our neighborhood.

4.  Remarks from Members:  A neighbor asked about the status of railroad crossings on East Lake Road and other nearby roads.  He was encouraged to review information on the website, http://www.eastlakeneighborhood.org, and to contact Aja Pascale (Aja.Pascale@outlook.com) for additional information.  Anne Dicks asked neighbors to contact her (annedicks@gmail.com) when they become aware of neighbors in need of words of comfort, welcome, encouragement or congratulations.

5.  The Vote on the Slate of Members for the 2014-2015 Board:  The vote for the  following officers, committee chairs and at-large directors was unanimous:

President – Sean Pruett

Vice President – Tom Bell

Secretary – Becky Vocaire

Treasurer – Steve Elmore

Chair, Park Committee – Sheri Kennedy

Chair, Membership Committee – Katy Mallory

Chair, Civic Committee – Bryan Bell

At-Large Director – Christina Carter

At-Large Director – Karna Candlr

6.  Frances adjourned the meeting at 7:22 P.M.


After the meeting adjourned, Frances informed the membership that she had inadvertently forgotten to mention that other neighbors had volunteered for activities in the neighborhood:  Anne Dicks for Neighbor Care, Joe Dicks for support of the Powl Logo, Bryan Bell as Webmaster and Karna Candler for Crime Prevention.

Meeting Attendees:

Attendees - 1 of 2

PGC Mbrs

PGC Acct Balances 2014




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