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									                                                          The Ann Arbor Jaycees
                                                    General Membership Meeting Agenda
                                                              January 8, 2009



Call to Order – Scott Chisholm Call to order at 740 pm                            Chapter Activities Commission (Purple sign-up Sheets)
Pledge of Allegiance                                                             1. .. Junior Jaycee Jamboree Contact: Sara Maddock,
Thought for the Day: “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the               sara@saramaddock.com or (734) 649-1180. Date; Wednesday,
one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ~Robert Frost~
                                                                                      January 21, 2009. Location: TBD. Bring your little Jaycees for
Additions and Corrections to the Agenda – Scott Chisholm
Corrections are in blue. Not including the email address.
                                                                                      playtime and enjoy this chance to chat parenting with fellow jaycees
Announcements                                                                         parents!
 Member to Member Messages – Melissa Knitter will pass around the               2. Year Ender Contact: Mary Jo Knitter (mjk93@hotmail.com).
     information                                                                      Saturday, January 24, 2009. Cocktails: 5-5:30pm, Dinner: 5:45-
      People’s Choice Award – Scott Chisholm have the official                       6:45pm, Awards Ceremony: 7-9pm, Party: 9pm-12am. Location:
          people choice awards                                                        Four Points Sheraton, 3200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor. Cost: Dinner,
                                                                                     Awards & Party: $30 before 12/31/08, $40 after 12/31/08. Cost for
                                                                                      Awards & Party Only: $10. Celebrate the successes of 2008 at this
Ice Breaker: In mind of the Savory Starts and Decadent Desserts, “If you              semi-formal dinner/dance for the chapter!
could have an endless supply of any food, what would it be?”                     3. Board Game Night. Contact: Chris Wagner cewagner@umich.edu.
STATE YOUR NAME, HOLDING AN OFFICE, AND DEGREE.                                       February 28, 3009. Time: TBD February 28, 2009. Time: 7pm at
                                                                                      Chris wagner house What could be more fun than geeting together
                                                                                      with friends to hang out, enjoy tasty munchies & cold drinks, and
Awards – Scott Chisholm                                                               compete on Board Game Night! We’ll be gathered at a Jaycee’s
      Jaycee of the Month (December) John Blossey-Christmas Tree                     home as we play games and see who the champion of the night is.
           Sales. He was the chairperson of this project                              What’s your favorite-Taboo, Scattergories, Outburst, Trivial Pursuit,
      Newcomer of the Month (December) Tony Huver- Poker event. He                   or Scene It?
           was the chairperson of this project.                                  4. Boyne Mountain Ski Trip Contact: Jen Riggs
      Jaycee of the Quarter (4th Quarter) Dan Saims-                                 (jenmriggs@gmail.com). Fri, Feb 20-Sun, Feb 22, 2009. Location:
That is not a surprise but he has done a lot of projects. Christmas tree tour.        Disciples Ridge Condos. Cost: $105 for the weekend lodging. Sign
                                                                                      up now for a great winter weekend away - your place is held once
Ann Arbor Jaycees Foundation Report – John Grycza We are wrapping                     your lodging fee is turned in to Jen Riggs.
2008. at the break we will be electing the 2009 President.
                                                                                 INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT –Russ Trapp at rtrapp@umich.edu
                                                                                 Introduce the members of the team.
                                                                                 Personal Development (Red sign-up sheets)
MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT VICE PRESIDENT – Amy Federle 248-
                                                                                 1. Ice Skating. Contact: Laura Saims, (734) 434-6584 or
568-2816 or amy.federle@thomsonreuters.com All the promotions
                                                                                 yooperlaura@yahoo.com. Date: Saturday, January 31, 2009 (rain date:
were canceled. So please read the agenda. Lets keep things
moving so we can get out here early.                                             2/7). Location: Campus Martius. Carpool time and location: Park and Ride
                                                                                 at Huron St exit 183 and I-94, Ypsilanti at 5pm. Come learn to skate and
Membership Retention, Growth and New Chapters (Purple sign-up                    have fun with your fellow Jaycees in the beautiful downtown Detroit
Sheets)                                                                          setting. Promotion laura had people asked questions from the audience.
1. Savory Starts and Decadent Desserts: Contact: Laura Tache at                  Laura answered the questions. Is there going to be a carpool. Where
    734-718-6168 or Insomniac18@comcast.net. Tuesday, January 13,                there be Canadians there. It is a fun time.
    6pm. Location: Max and Erma’s, 445 E. Eisenhower, Ann Arbor.
    Come out for the first of our monthly events – join us for the best          Professional Development (Red sign-up sheets)
    parts of the menu you usually miss because you’re too full from              1. Competitions at Year-End MIJC Convention. Contact: Jerri Atkins,
    dinner; just order up a savory appetizer and sweet dessert! You can          (734) 657-8109 or jatkinsz@umich.edu Friday night at convention,
    also join us in February at Café Felix on February 9th.                      February 13, 2009. Need to brush up on your speaking, writing, debating,
2.. Meet the Jaycees Contact: Amy Federle,                                       interviewing, and/or Jeopardy skills? Competing in competitions is a great
    amy.federle@thomsonreuters.com or 248-568-2816. Wednesday,                   way to hone these skills to help you at home, work, or wherever. Come
    January 28, 2009, 6pm-9pm. Location: Damon’s. 3150 Boardwalk,                out and support our chapter!
    Ann Arbor. Join us as we welcome prospective members & guests to             2. Shots and CPG Training. Contact: Shawn Brueshaber,
    let them know more about the Jaycees, and also relax & have some             aero924@yahoo.com or (269) 382-5810. Date: Friday, February 6, 2009.
    fun!                                                                         Have fun tasting some special and adult beverages with friends while
                                                         The Ann Arbor Jaycees
                                                   General Membership Meeting Agenda
                                                             January 8, 2009



mastering the basics and intricacies of the Chairperson’s Planning Guide.          eating chili! Bring items from the Humane Society’s wish list or $5.00.
Time and Location: TBD explained what shots and cpg training. We are               There will also be a chili cook-off with prizes and football squares.
going to make jello shots and write a cpg.                                    2.   . Gave a brief description on the party. All humane society are
                                                                                   separate and are not combined. They are having a huge increase of
International Involvement (Red sign-up sheets)                                     animals.
1. North American International Auto Show Visit. Contact: Mike Cha,
mcpiano1@gmail.com or (734) 709-6080. Date: Sunday, January 25,               Government and Civic Involvement (Green Sign-up Sheets):
2009. Location: Cobo Center, Detroit. Carpool time and location:              1.   Save the Date - Model Legislature. Contact: Scott Zechiel
Park and Ride at Huron St exit 183 and I-94, Ypsilanti at 12 Noon. Cost            (scott.zechiel@gm.com). Saturday, March 14, 2009. Location: State
$12 (kids 7-12 $6). Come see a huge variety of brand new offerings and             Capitol, Lansing, Carpool from Big Boy Parking Lot. Cost: TBD.
cool concept cars from major automakers around the world: Europe,                  Come out and join us at the State Capitol, as Michigan Jaycees from
Japan, Korea, even China! ! Mike Cha Asked people questions. Told                  around the state gather to have a mock legislative session and
everyone that this event is for you. Explained the park & ride.                    debate critical Michigan issues!
                                                                              2. Government Tour. Contact: Brian Ligeski (bligeski@mail.com).Date
                                                                                   TBD. Location: TBD. Stay tuned for details on a new and exciting
BREAK Will take a 10 min break. Please sign up for projects. 812 pm                Government project!
 Guests - If you are interested in joining, please fill out an information   Children and Youth (Green Sign-up Sheets):
   sheet and see Amy Federle or anyone on the Membership Team.                1. Easter Egg Scramble Committee Meeting. Contact: Deena Frye
 All - Please submit your People's Choice award ballots and sign-up for           (drfrye@prodigy.net). Monday, January 19, 2009. 7pm. Location:
   projects                                                                        Panera Bread, 903 W.Eisenhower, Ann Arbor. Another Ann Arbor
                                                                                   tradition! Come out and help us plan this fun event! Project Date:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT VICE PRESIDENT – Contact: Scott Zechiel                      March 28. Rob from Saline dressed as an Easter bunny. They
(scott.zechiel@gm.com)                                                             needed two volunteers. They will have to get the eggs around the
introduce the team. He asked questions to two members                              room. There will be a contest. Russ & Hallia are running around the
about projects listed in the community area. Tell me about                         room to get the eggs. Russ won the project
what project that I can attained to learn more about the
model legislature. Jen delpasto won the contest. Survey is                    You can read all the other projects in the agenda.
coming up. We need some good ideas for community survey.
Slogan: giving green enhance kindness.                                        MANAGEMENT VICE PRESIDENT – Tom McAllister,
                                                                              tmac66062@yahoo.com; 734-945-3924.
Community Service Commission (Green Sign-up Sheets):                           introduce the team and went over the agenda for the management
1. Motor Meals. Contact: Scott Zechiel (scott.zechiel@gm.com).                                              team.
   Upcoming dates: Saturday, January 10, February 14, and March 14,
   2009. Volunteer to make a difference! Help deliver prepared meals to       Financial Management (Blue Sign in Sheets)
   the homebound of Ann Arbor. A couple of hours of your time will go a       1.   Mom 2 Mom Sale Contact: Jackie Kimmel at 734-981-4880 or
   long way to make this event a success.                                           jkimmel@mwfcu.org. Project Date: April 25, 2009 Location: Best
2. Cell Phones for Safe House. Contact: Mary Jo Knitter                             Western Exec Plaza, 2900 Jackson Rd. Time: Approx. 7am – 2pm
   (mjk93@hotmail.com). Please bring used cell phones to the GMM or we              Think of a cross between a flea market & a garage sale, and you
   can arrange for pick up or provide prepaid shipping envelopes. Phones            have a Mom2Mom sale – come out and help us plan this great
   are used to help victims of domestic abuse.                                      fundraising event!
3. Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House. Contact: Mary Jo Knitter               10 ten jobs that are not available at the sale. You can get a lot of used
   (mjk93@hotmail.com). Please bring pop tabs to the GMM. Proceeds            clothes sales. You can get a lot of stuff that is really cheap. In -door
   from recycling the tabs are used to support local Ronald McDonald          garage sale. Nicole had people ask questions from the audience.
   Houses, which house families of seriously ill children during times of          2. Year End Convention. Contact: Tami Bishop, 734-272-7489.
   need.                                                                                Project date: February 13-15, 2009. Location: Big Rapids MI.
Community Fundraising (Green Sign-up Sheets):                                           Meet Jaycees from around the state, get great training and
1. Chili Cook-Off/Superbowl Party. Contact: Amy Mell                                    cheer the chapter on as we rake in the awards! Cost is $65 for
   (amygmell@gmail.com). Sunday, February 1, 2009. 5pm. Location:                       a weekend of FUN FUN FUN Mention about convention that
   Scott Chisholm’s Condo, 7238 Eaton Ct, Dexter. Come out to support                   people need to go to watch us win awards. Jamie Coker- stated
   the Huron Valley Human Society while watching the Superbowl and                      that there will be a kids area.
                                                          The Ann Arbor Jaycees
                                                    General Membership Meeting Agenda
                                                              January 8, 2009



3.
Business Opportunities (Blue sign in sheets)                                      SIGN UP SHEETS - If you saw something or read about something you’d like
     1. Better Made Potato Chip Factory Business Tour. Contact:                   to get involved with or even just get more information on, please sign up on
          Tom McAllister (tmac66062@yahoo.com, or 734-945-3924).                  the sheets in the back of the room. Someone from that committee will contact
          Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2009. Time: TBD. Location:                you.
          Better Made Potato Chip Factory, located at 10148 Gratiot
          Ave., Detroit, MI 48213. Come tour a local tasty favorite!
     2. Morning Edition. Contact: Tom McAllister
          (tmac66062@yahoo.com, or 734-945-3924). Date:                           DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO COULD BENEFIT BY JOINING THE ANN
          Wednesday, January 21 , 2009. Time: 7:00AM – 8:45AM.                    ARBOR JAYCEES? Chapter growth means bringing the benefits of
          Location: Weber’s Inn, 3050 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, MI This            membership to everyone! Please see Amy Federle or anyone on the Board of
          dynamic morning program is designed by the Ann Arbor Area               Directors to refer a new member. You can also e-mail us at
          Chamber of Commerce to keep members up-to-date                          membership@a2jaycees.org
          on community issues. Attendees enjoy a buffet breakfast while
          they network with other attendees and listen to speakers.               NETWORKING - Each month you can swap business cards and network with
State, National & JCI Involvement                                                 other Jaycees between 7:00pm and 7:30pm, just before the GMM. It’s the
      1. Ypsilanti Visitation – Scavenger Hunt. Contact: Tami Bishop,             meeting before the meeting.
         734-272-7489. Project date: January 25, 2009. Time: 1pm
                                                                                  OFFICER REPORTS
         Location: Ypsilanti MI. Come meet & play with our Jaycee                 Secretary’s Report – Jennifer Stalmack @ jstalmack@gmail.com
         neighbors in Ypsilanti and have fun getting to know them and              E-mail your roster updates to roster@a2jaycees.org.
         the area! Cost is $10 per car entry                                       Please give me the yellow copy of your sign in sheets immediately after
                                                                                      your projects run.
People’s Choice Award Winner – Scott Chisholm Laura Saims for warm the
children                                                                          Newsletter Editor’s Report – Contact: Melissa Knitter or
                                                                                  crier.editor@a2jaycees.org
New Member Installation - Any guests who would like to join the Ann Arbor          All submissions for the Crier, including Member to Member Messages,
Jaycees are invited to do so at this time.                                              are due on Friday, December 5th, at midnight.
                                                                                   Member to member messages can be filled out tonight or via the internet
Hilda McDonald is the 2009 PRESIDENT FOR THE FOUNDATION TEAM.
                                                                                        at www.a2jaycees.org/m2m.cfm.
Please complete the survey. There is a spot for projects that you are                   Don't forget to send pictures to the Crier Editor from this past month's
interested in. the information will be in the email, which will be coming               projects! Please submit
out soon.
                                                                                  Treasurer's Report – John Blossey,
President address: Scott Chisholm made a speech.                                   If you need reimbursed for a chapter project, see me at the beginning of
                                                                                      the meeting or ASAP.
                                                                                   Don’t forget that you can renew your membership online with PayPal!
Adjourn with the Jaycee Creed:                                                        New members… you can join as well.
WE BELIEVE:                                                                        Account Balances as of Thursday, January 8, 2009:
That faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life;                                      o Checking: $14,145.54
That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations;                              o Savings: $10,294.88
That economic justice can best be won by free men through free enterprise;
That government should be of laws rather than of men;                             CIO Report – Danielle Lounds, dlounds@yahoo.com
That earth's great treasure lies in human personality;                            You can always check out the chapter calendar online at a2jaycees.org.
And that service to humanity IS THE BEST WORK OF LIFE!                            Our great website has photos of recent events, documents for project
                                                                                  implementation, and so much more! Check it out!
Adjourn at 845pm


POST MEETING AFTERGLOW - We call it the meeting after the meeting, but
with friends, food and drinks! Join us at Cub’s AC on S. Industrial right after
the meeting. We look forward to seeing you! It’s a Jaycee tradition!
      The Ann Arbor Jaycees
General Membership Meeting Agenda
          January 8, 2009

								
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