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Community Club News - 2011

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Annual Meeting - 2011
The Larsmont Community Club held its annual meeting on May 16, 2011, at the Little Red Schoolhouse. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by President Bill Tranah.

Old Business –

Larsmont Community
                    Club Annual Meeting 2011• Report on 2010 annual picnic, weather good, 39 people attended, good time.
• Report on 2010 New Project monies of $1,510 received, and a full report of 2009 toilet project and 2010 porch project available.
• Report on 2010 Maintenance Monies received of $1,900.
• Report on Project Day 2010 – painting, staining, cut brush, moved flag light fixture to accommodate changing bulb, new plaque for bench.
• Report on 2010 activities: Pioneer School Days, Association meeting (Annual meeting) and picnic, two election days.

New Business –

• D.A.C. will continue to mow the lawn.
• Report on Building Maintenance Fund balance – $2,940 as of May 15, 2011.
• Discussion on 2012 Maintenance Monies. Request amount, decided to ask for $2,200. No discussion on New Projects Monies for 2012.
• President Tranah reported on the inspection done of schoolhouse property and well before and after blasting for highway projects. Reported on the draw-down testing of the well.
• Had a discussion about Helen Murphy’s passing and what to do to honor her, decided to do a memorial from LCC in acknowledgment of the Murphys’ contributions and painting of the schoolhouse over the years.
• Discussion on annual picnic (2011) – date will be August 29, food from Whole Foods Co-op, more meat, less vegetarian sandwiches and more potato salad. Paul and Cindy Hayden agreed to pick up food on their way out of Duluth.
• Discussion on Work Projects Day – will be August 13 with backup on August 20 if bad weather. Need to do west wall of schoolhouse, porch, eaves and gable on garage, scrub, buff and recoat floor. President Tranah will see about getting Lake Superior School District buffer.
• President Tranah reported on the tangled cable in the flag pole and hiring someone to replace the cable. Bill will contact the cable company.
• Report on 2011 activities on the calendar: baby shower, Pioneer School Days, annual meeting, rummage sale, huge crafters sale, annual picnic, clay workshop (two days).

Larsmont Community
                    Club Annual Meeting 2011Attendees thanked President Tranah and Secretary Wisch for all that they do.
Discussion on continuation of donation jug at annual picnic in memory of Walt Barthell, donations to go to the Building Maintenance Fund.

Election of Officers –

Holders of offices agreed to continue in their roles. Unanimous ballot for the officer group. Elected Officers are: Bill Tranah, president; Margaret Glass, vice-president; Marlys Wisch, secretary/treasurer; David Falk, groundskeeper; Dale Isackson, flag tender; Paul Hayden, newsletter editor.
With no other business, the meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

        Respectfully submitted,
                Marlys Wisch, Sec./Treas.

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