Present:  D. Barnes, P. Ceo, D. Cunkle, P. Bunten, L. Crossey, Jim Roth, B. Hubbard, R. Amsler

Absent:  D. Blough, B. Westlake, J. Low, P. Lilley Guest:  R. Toth

Meeting called to order at 7:03 by D. Barnes


SECRETARY’S REPORT:  Minutes from June 26, 2013 mtg. Moved to accept by P. Bunten.  Seconded by B. Hubbard.  Motion passed.


TREASURER’S REPORT:    CD:    $12,341.05

                                                 CHKG: $ 7,069.39


                                                TOTAL: $19410.44

Moved to accept: P. Bunten.  Seconded D. Cunkle Motion passed.



President, Dottie Barnes received a letter from Councillor Mathew Dorrance, Mayor of Brecon inviting Saline travelers to a formal reception at the Guildhall, Brecon on September 11, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  President Barnes accepted the invitation on behalf of the Saline Brecon Friendship Guild.


Van Jones indicated a bus will be in Cardiff to transport the Saline travelers to Brecon.


Official City Representative.  Linda TerHaar, Mayor Pro-tem will fill that roll.

Official Gift from the City.  An original oil painting of the Bowley Bridge in Mill Pond Park, Saline will be presented to Sister City, Brecon.


RUBY TUESDAY GIVE BACK DAY - Next date will be November 6, 2013.  The June 12 event brought in $195.40.  Posters/flyers will need to be modified to show the new date.


SUMMER PICNIC FOR SUSTAINING MEMBERS:  was attended by approximately 25 people.  A great event.  Steve Chapin “won” the Marion Rooster.

President Barnes will send a thank you to Marge Delhey.


BRECON NIGHT 2014 – Discussion deferred to October Board Meeting. It is important that this evening not conflict with the Saline-Lindenberg trip to Germany scheduled from April 28-May 10, 2014.


FALL FLING FOR SUSTAINING MEMBERS:  Betsey Hubbard agreed to chair.

She will contact Holy Faith Church for a venue.  Suggested dates – October 18 or October 25.  There may be a nominal fee for use of the church.  Betsey will contact Steve Chapin.  Dick Cunkle to inventory supplies.



Motion to adjourn meeting by P. Bunten. Seconded D. Cunkle. Approved.  Adjourned at 7:45 PM.


NEXT BOARD MEETING --- Scheduled for Wednesday October 23, 2013 at 7 PM at the home of President D. Barnes, 3440 Saline Waterworks Rd.  (NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION OF NEXT BOARD MEETING.)


 Respectfully submitted,



Lucy Crossey



ADDENDUM: FALL FLING UPDATE.  Betsey Hubbard has secured Holy Faith Church on Friday, October 25 at 6 PM for the Fall Fling. She has paid the $100 deposit. Check will be torn up after the event.  Steve Chapin will cook.  Only beer and wine allowed. Sustaining members need notification. In addition Betsey will need help with decorations, set up and clean up.  She suggests Brecon travelers bring photos from the trip.