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Acworth Meetinghouse Restoration Committee: October 21, 2007

Mission Statement: To sustain the integrity and beauty of the “Church-on-the-Hill” to honor its past and secure its future. Website: AcworthMeetinghouse.org

Present: Jon Clowes, John Putnam, Sandra Binion, Alva Grant, Pegi Kish, Linda Christie, Ken Christie, Sharon Miller, Evelyn Clowes

Meeting open: 4:00PM

Approve Minutes: September 30, 2007: Motion JP/PK to accept as submitted, passed.

Approve bills: KC reviewing most recent Balla bill.

Reminders: Shorter Restoration Committee meetings; more work in sub committees.

Visitors: None

Committee Reports:

1. Building Committee (JC, JP, KC): John Butler finalizing drawings for contractor specs; Committee will meet to discuss next step in Phase I.

2. Sacred Places Committee (PH, EC, SM, PK): Case Statement in progress; PH, EC, JP, SM and possible JC to attend October session 10/26 and 27.

3. Fundraising Committee

a. Bylaws discussion: JB making Conference inquiries; EC anticipating Conference will want matter expedited and usual ownership is with local congregation; AG reported Council discussion indicated congregation will need to express its desire after having more information on options.

b. Year end postcard draft reviewed; EC will review revisions discussed with kb.

4. Publicity Committee (PK): Seven to Save info to be emailed to PK and Mat Keyser; PK is go-to person for inquiries.

5. Financial Report (SB, SLH): Motion JP/LC to accept subject to audit, passed.

6. Office update (kb):

a. Seven to Save acceptance announced 10/16; Press release to be forwarded to PK;

b. LCHIP site visit and presentation complete; Grant decision expected by end October;

c. Young Memorial donations total $1,190 to date, Thank you notes signed.

Action items:

1. Discussion took place regarding December anniversary dinner; Consensus is that this may be difficult undertaking during holiday season.

Meeting adjourned at 6:00PM; Next meeting: 11/11/07; Respectfully, Kathi Bradt