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MBC Executive Committee Minutes 04/28/2010
Date:   Wednesday, April 28, 2010               Time:   6:15 p.m.

Location:       Scales Restaurant, 45 River Street, Millbury

Executive Committee Members Present
Carole Chiras
Roger Desrosiers
William Kane, Sr.
Ronald Marlborough
Robert Morton
Joyce Ostrowski
Paul Raffa

Executive Committee Members Absent
Rebecca Rehm (non-voting)


Agenda Item I – Approval of minutes from March 10, 2010 meeting
Motion: Carole Chiras moved to accept the minutes, seconded by Rob Morton.  
Vote: All in favor, none opposed, no discussion, passed 7-0.

Agenda Item II– Treasurer’s Report:
Joyce Ostrowski gave the treasurer’s report.  There have been three new donations.  The total fund is now $29,057.32.  
Motion: Rob Morton moved to accept the treasurer’s report, seconded by Carole Chiras.  
Vote: All in favor, none opposed, no discussion, passed 7-0.

Agenda Item III– Updates:
The Town Manager allows posting of the minutes on the Town website.    

Agenda Item IV – Committee Reports:
Finance/Fundraising:  April 21st meeting,
Rob Morton reported that the Finance Committee has raised $132,000 so far and is hoping for $150,000 by May.  The sale of promotion items is slow.  They have set up a PowerPoint with Gary for the Santa.  Edd Cote book update – there are extra pictures in the library.  The next meeting with be June 2, 4-6 pm at the library.  

Motion: Roger Desrosiers moved to approve the book event for $550, seconded by Paul Raffa.  
Vote: 6 in favor, 1 abstained, none opposed, no discussion, passed 6-1-0.

Media Committee Report: April 7th Meeting
Paul Raffa reported that May 15th is the date by which he needs articles for the eNewsletter.  The website is under construction.

Events Committee Report: March 18th – full Events Committee; April 15th, Ball Committee
Ron Marlborough reported that the Events Committee is focused on the ball.  They had 10 new members at the last meeting.  Bill Kane and Ron are working on the parade, including searching for a band.  The next full meeting will be May 6 and the next Ball Committee meeting will be June 10.  

History Committee Report:  March 9th Meeting,
Carole Chiras reported that the next Discovery Day will be on May 1 – treasured memories of Millbury.  The book is going well.  They have been correlating the map with important parts of Millbury.  The next meeting will be June 5.  

Agenda Item V – Old Business:
There was discussion that we should remake the flyer from the Town meeting.  The wine tasting will be on October 2.  There will be a block party and Fireman’s Muster that the MBC may want to attend and at which we may want to have tables.  We will vote on these at the main meeting.  

Agenda Item VI – New Business:

Agenda Item VII  - Next meeting:
The next meeting will be Wednesday, June 9.  

Agenda Item VIII – Adjournment:
Motion: Joyce Ostrowski moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Carole Chiras.  
Vote: All in favor, none opposed, no discussion, passed 7-0.

Submitted by
Rebecca Rehm with assistance from Paul Raffa
September 24, 2010