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March 2001 Chapter Meeting-- Business

Minutes of the General Meeting
March 10, 2001
Pickwick Room, Strawbridges

I. Meeting was called to order by Pres. Muhly who welcomed all, especially new members and visitors.
II. Pat Roussel, the program chairperson, introduced Dr. Alfred (Ernie) Schuyler who spoke on the Botanical Results of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
III. There was an approval of the minutes from the January meeting.
IV. Marion Rowen gave the treasurer's report. We have a balance of $3955.15 as of March 1, 2001.
V. Jean Jones gave a report on the decisions of the Board.
A. For the 2003 program, we will investigate raising the money for the production of a video lasting 30 minutes and costing $1,000 per minute. If funding is not available, we will look into other options. B. Frank Muhly is looking for photos and images for the Eastern Legacy of the Lewis and Clark map. He has applied for a $5,000 grant from the National Park Service. He has not heard from the NPS to date.
C. We have procured a vendor's table at the Pierre meeting and will be selling Cutright reprints, patches and L&C maps. Attendees of the meeting will be asked to volunteer their time to work the table.
VI. Reports
A. Tom Davis
1. The Wistar sign is now up
2. The Cutright reprint has been through one proofreading and will hopefully be available for the Pierre meeting.
3. If we find a wall and the money for the L&C mural, the commission will help us. Estimated cost is between $15-25,000.
B. Anne Mackintosh reported on the new web site at http://www.lewisandclarkphila.org. It is being very well received.
C. President Muhly reported sending in a total of 3912 volunteer hours to the national foundation. Hours may be handed in quarterly.
D. President Muhly reported that the motel reservations deadline for Harper's Ferry is March 12. A trip to Charlottesville, Va. Is tentatively scheduled for September 29 & 30, 2001.
The next meeting will be held in Pierre at the annual meeting. The time and date will be announced.
Respectfully submitted,
Jean Jones
Recording Secretary

 

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