Delray Beach Sister Cities
June 10, 2004
Location: City of Delray Beach, 1st Floor Conference Room
Members Present Members Absent
Charlotte Durante Lourdes Engroff
Nancy King Daisy Fulton
James Mihori Charles Hardiman
Clovis Moodie Beth Johnston
n’Detenga n’Gurumo Theodore Marshall, Jr.
Becky O’Connor Ngozi Mensah
Larry Rosensweig Peggy Murphy
David W. Schmidt Morton Noble
Staff Present Staff Absent
Tracey Sweeney Pat Archer
Call to Order: Meeting was called to order by Chairperson David Schmidt at 4:05 p.m.
Roll Call: As listed above.
Approval of Minutes: Tabled.
Financial Report: - Ms. Becky O’Connor gave an updated financial report with a total income to date of $27,965.
Status 501 (c) (3) Designation: - Mr. David Schmidt reported he is still working on this item.
Moshi Committee: -
Update on Saba Saba Mr. David Schmidt reported Dr. Charles Eschenburg will be available for July 7, 2004. Mr. Schmidt requested the Board to postpone this event until July 2005 because there is less than thirty days to prepare for this event. Mr. n’Detenga n’Gurumo and Ms. Clovis Moodie advised this was the consensus of the Tanzania Board to postpone this event until July 2005.
Ms. Clovis Moodie reported to the Board that the Tanzania Committee would like to create a Teacher Exchange program with Moshi and Delray Beach. The Tanzania Committee will work on and report back to the Sister Cities Board.
Miyazu Committee: -
Discussion of Gift for Miyazu 50th Anniversary and Trip Mr. David Schmidt and Mr. Jimmy Mihori reported they had a great time in Miyazu. The trip was a success. A proclamation was presented to Miyazu by Commission Pat Archer on their 50th Anniversary.
Special Committee Reports: -
President’s Report Mr. David Schmidt is requesting volunteers for the O’Bon Festival which will be held on August 4, 2004 at Morikami Museum.
Women in Visual Arts Exhibit Ms. Nancy King reported the exhibit’s opening ceremony is tonight (06/04/04) at 5:30 p.m. at Old School Square.
Membership Brochure No update.
Non-Agenda Items Mr. David Schmidt is asking the Board to consider not having a meeting in August and September (due to summer vacations). It was the consensus of the Board not to have a meeting in August and September. July 1, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. is the next scheduled Sister Cities Board meeting.
Adjournment - This being no further business the meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.