Shenandoah Valley Horsemen’s Association P. O. Box 131 Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801 Stanley Powell, President Steve Knight, Vice President Dana Powell, Secretary Sandra Freeze, Treasurer January 2009 Meeting Minutes The SVHA held its monthly meeting on January 18, 2009 at Pano’s in Harrisonburg, VA. President, Stanley Powell called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm. Dana Powell read the minutes from the previous meeting and the minutes were approved as read. A treasurer’s report was then given. The SVHA account currently has a balance of $6,338.12. A motion was made and properly supported to accept the report as read. The 2009 SVHA banquet was then discussed. Everyone was encouraged to bring silent auction items for the banquet. The approximate number of attendees was estimated at 100. Mary Swecker to contact Pano’s with an attendee count for food purposes. The decorating for the banquet scheduled for Friday night (1/30) at Pano’s at 7 PM. Members in attendance were encouraged to bring friends and potential new members to the banquet. The 2009 SVHA calendars will possibly be ready for sale at the banquet. The 2009 show points program was then discussed. Members in attendance discussed the possibility of revising the existing points program. After discussion amongst the members in attendance, it was decided to continue with the existing points program. A motion was made and properly supported to maintain the current points system. The method of communication to members was then discussed. Dana Powell reported the new 2009 membership form would allow the member to choose between receiving the monthly newsletter/correspondence from the SVHA via email or regular mail. Suggestions for 2009 fundraisers included: Spring Dance/Womanless Beauty Contest to kick off the 2009 horse show season Sale of ham sandwiches Longaberger basket bingo Peggy Stewart and Dana Powell will check on possible dates/venues for fundraising events. The SVHA Spring Show is scheduled for May 23, 2009. Additional discussion to establish a Points Committee and Show Committee will be discussed at the February meeting. Members were encouraged to begin thinking about sponsorships for the Spring Show. The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM by President, Stanley Powell.
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