AIS Meeting Minutes - January 19, 2019

May 5, 2019

AIS MEETING

January 19, 2019 – Saturday (Corrected)

12:00 PM

Hobbs

 

Kyll opened the meeting with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer.

 

Maureen H. presented the Treasurer’s Report & Projected 2019 Budget

Yellow Pages ad was cancelled (Voted on during October 2018 meeting)

  • “Faces of Alcoholism” has been ordered

  • Monthly answering service payment has been changed to a quarterly basis.

  • Point of Discussion:

    • Treasurer’s Report

Motion:  Carol made to accept the Treasurer’s Report.

Motion Seconded:  Marilyn

Motion Passed

  • Point of Discussion:

    • Website Expenses:             Domain Name = $38.85 (for 3-years)

Website = $306.00 (for 3-years)

Motion:  Lori made a motion to pay the website expenses and approve the proposed 2019 budget.

Motion Seconded:  Kyll

Motion Passed

 

Suzanne T. presented the October 2018 meeting minutes.

Motion:  Maureen made a motion to accept the minutes.

Motion Seconded:  Lori

Motion Passed

  • Point of Discussion:

    • ARAD

      • As discussed at October 2018 meeting, Lori collected all literature from ARAD

      • ARAD Alanon Meeting Update:    Wednesday 2:00pm meeting is active

Saturday meeting has been cancelled.

  • Point of Discussion:

    • Filing Cabinet Key

Motion:  Maureen made a motion to have Lori contact a locksmith to open the filing cabinet and make us a key. (Expense approved up to $100, plus Maureen will need a receipt)

Motion Seconded:  Suzanne

Motion Passed

  • Point of Discussion:              AIS “Food Festival” Fundraiser

    • Raffle Items (Lori W.’s Donated Items – approved at October 2018 meeting)

      • Raffle Tickets:           $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00

      • Lori will make flyers advertising the raffle items

 

Carol presented the Answering Service Report

We had 49 calls.

 

Susan P. presented Website Reports

“Google My Business” reported the following:

  • 346 People found us on Google

  • 27 visited our site

  • 2 asked for directions

  • 3 called us

  •  “All Web Site Data” reported the following:

    • 103 new users

    • 278 page views

    • 25.4% re-visits

    • 74.6% new visits

 

Alateen Report

New business cards need to be added to newcomer packets

  • ~10 kids – good group

  • Had a Christmas

  • Can Alateen be added to the website, possibly on a newcomer page.

 

Group Reports

  • Top of Texas

    • Monday Meeting – weakly attended, not sure what will happen with it

    • Wednesday Meeting - strong

  • Clean Air

    • 5:30pm Meetings are growing again

    • Saturday 10:30am & Noon Meetings - strong

  • Hobbs (Wednesday 7:00pm)

    • Attendance is good 12+ people per meeting

    • Continuing to have newcomers

  • Moss Lane (Monday 8:00pm)

    • Will delist

  • Touch of Soul

    • Cancelled Monday Meeting

  • Courage

    • Going well, steady

 

 

  • Point of Discussion:                    Historian Vacancy

    • Will be discussed at April 20, 2019 meeting

  • New Business

    • Carol and Ann will check the status of the Borger meeting

    • My Next Steps – requesting Alanon speakers

      • Anyone interested should contact Lori W.

      • This request can be shared with the groups

 

Adjourned with Lord’s Prayer.

Submitted,

Suzanne T.

AIS Secretary

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