Minutes of Director’s Meeting held on 1st Nov, 2007
Chairman Ken Petrie called the meeting to order at 7: 40 P.M., there were four directors in attendance.
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and accepted as presented.
A discussion on life memberships to the society was brought forward by Danny Hennigar. The general consensus of the directors was to wait until an interpretive center was in place before a life membership be offered.
An overview of Explore Oak Island Days 2007 was presented by Danny and Yvonne Hennigar.
Discussion of Explore Oak Island Days 2008 followed and a date of June 20, 21 and 22nd were decided upon. The location for the artifacts display and other related activities will be the Oak Island Resort Spa and Convention Center.
Carol Nauss tabled a motion to pay membership to the Destination Southwest Nova Scotia tourism promotion group for the 2008 –2009 season. Glenda Redden second the motion which passed with all in favor.
A date for the Annual General Meeting to be held at the Oak Island Resort Spa and Convention Center was set for 31st of January 2008 for 7:30 P.M. The alternate date of 7th February 2008 was selected in case of inclement weather conditions. A notice of the meetings date will be sent to all members as the date draws closer.
An update of use of the societies Paypal account was reported on by secretary Yvonne Hennigar the group agreed this to be a successful marketing tool for the society’s merchandise.
The construction of an aerial view diorama of Oak Island by Ben Verburgh proved to be cost prohibitive at this time. Other avenues for construction of this item were discussed and will be further researched by Danny Hennigar.
A motion to purchase a one year redeemable guaranteed investment certificate at the Chester Basin branch of the New Ross Credit Union for the amount of seven thousand dollars was put forward by Glenda Redden. The motion was second by Carol Nauss and passed with all in favor.
The meeting adjourned at 9: P. M.
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