March Business Meeting, 3/8/15

Meeting Minutes

Officer Reports:

Exchequer – Nothing to report.

A&S – Northern Oaken A&S Regional Fair will be April 25th in the Barony of the Cleftlands.  Reminder, that you must RSVP by March 10th for the shoe making class which starts on March 24th so materials can be ordered.

Thrown Weapons – April 14th, we will be cleaning the loaner weapons to prep for Spring Training on the 18th.  Also, we will try to start holding TW practices in April (weather permitting).

Chatelain – Nothing to report.

Meeting Schedule for April:
7 – Business Meeting, Potluck Dinner, Dancing, Review of Gate Forms and Event Reports
14 – Last Minute Event Planning, General Project Night, TW Cleaning/Prep
21 – Hand Sewing Workshop $2 Materials Care and Feeding of your Thrown Weapons
28 – Leatherwork Class Series – Part IX:  Period Wax Tablet (or smart phone) Case

Spring Training:
Archery and TW weather permitting during the day.  In case of bad weather, we will have additional indoor activities such as leather workshop.
Also planned during the day:  Juggling Workshop, Shakespeare Roundtable Discussion, Fiber Arts Roundtable Project Area, Garb Fitting Workshop.
Dancing and gaming in the evening.
Lunch Tavern:  Volunteers will make/donate food items in exchange for eating free.  Items will be for general sale with proceeds going to the shire.  Soup, salad, bread, desserts are planned.  Please list ingredients. The Honorable Lady Genevieve de Saint-Malo will organize.
Feast will be by pre-reg only. Cost will be $8.  Menu will be available soon.

Upcoming Events/Activities:
This Sat. is Masque of Courtly Love, in Marche of Alderford (North Canton, Ohio).
March 28 is Masque de la Fou, in the Shire of Eastwatch (Thompson, OH).
Spring Project Day will be woodworking; making camp chairs.  Date:  June 27 at Rickard & Evie’s house.

New Business:
A change to the Shire Decision-Making Policy was approved.  The attendance requirement for regular attendees was simplified in order to minimize attendance record keeping.  The new policy will only track attendance at business meetings; regular attendees need to attend at least 3 of the previous 12  businessmeetings to be eligible to vote.

Attendees:
Caitriona, Beatrix (MOAS), Da’ud (Exchequer), Dustin, Lydia, Sam, Theodora, Rickard (Chatelain, Thrown Weapons Lieutenant), Evie (Seneschal)