Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Minutes of Past Meetings

 

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Minutes for Thursday, June 12, 2003
7:30 p.m. at the Centre County Library and Historical Museum

 

Attending: Carolyne DuBois, Jim Dunne, David Eggler (Treasurer), Buzz Evers, Holly Fritchman, Dick Knupp, Sharon McCarthy, Romayne Naylor (President), Sam Totor (Arts Administrator), Kitty Wunderly.

 

The meeting was convened at 7:35 p.m. with brief introductions.

 

Review of minutes: Minutes to the March 19, 2003 meeting were reviewed. Sharon M. moved to approve the minutes as submitted. Jim D. seconded; motion carried

 

Treasurer's Report: Copies of the financial report were distributed and briefly reviewed. Jim D. moved to approve the report as submitted. Sam T. seconded; motion carried.

 

Art Administrator's Report: Mail was distributed. Announced dedication ceremony for Nathan & Florence Krauss Park and Lambs Crossing on Saturday, June 14 @ 10 am. Reception to follow.† Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grant application was submitted - deadline March 1. This replaces the PCA grant that is submitted directly to Harrisburg. Locations for BHCA info. brochure was discussed.

 

Standing Committees

 

Gallery at the Gamble Mill: Buzz Evers reported. Next exhibit - "Interiors/Exteriors". June 21-September 13 with reception on June 24.

Artists: Marty Edmunds, Jeff Edmunds, Perry Winkler, William Snyder II

 

Old House Fair: Kitty Wunderly to see Colina Jordan. One idea: winterizing your garden and home. Past budget requested.

 

Summer Sounds: Flyers were distributed for first half of season. Garver Fund application submitted.

 

Film Forum: Dick Knupp reported.† Topic/theme not chosen. Distributor catalogs being reviewed. Committee considering forum by end of summer.

 

Library Concerts: Jim Dunne reported. Funding for series should be increased to cover work of chair Diane Gold Tolson. Jim will report at next meeting.

 

Victorian Christmas Arts and Crafts: No report.

 

Local Government Grant: †The Committee met on May 28"'. Recommendations will be submitted to Ralph Stewart for final approval.

 

Old Business

Park benches have not been purchased. The company that will be making the "New York style" benches will deliver a sample bench on June 19th or 20th. †The bench will be placed at Talleyrand Park

 

New Business

- New BHCA email address is bhca@nb.net

-†Jim D. reported on lighting issue. The type of light bulbs/reflectors being used in Bellefonte is under review by the Borough. Rob Fisher has been studying this issue and has submitted his recommendations. Borough is still reviewing the issue.

 

Next meeting: The next meeting will be Sept. 11th at 7:30 p.m. @ the Centre County Courthouse, Court Rm. #2. Adjournment: Dick K. moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m. Dave E. seconded; motion carried.

BHCA Financial Report

June 15, 2003

 

 

7/1/99-6/30/00

7/1/00-6/30/01

7/1/01-6/30/02

7/1/02-6/15/03

2002-2003

FY Budget

INCOME

 

 

 

 

 

  Interest

1,140

1,335

192

545

1,000

  Other Administration

3,027

2,987

2,341

3,094

2,987

  Film Forum

1,214

0

175

37

0

  General fundraising

3,295

2,805

2,765

2,085

3,000

  Gallery at Gamble Mill

1,508

888

2,436

1,713

1,900

  LGG Administration

0

0

0

0

0

  Old House Fair

0

0

0

0

0

  Summer Sounds

2,323

1,187

2,778

1,084

2,000

  Victorian Christmas

5,332

4,689

4,445

3,670

4,450

  Other projects

_9_

_37_

_65_

_0_

50

  TOTAL

17,847

13,927

15,197

12,228

15,387

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPENSES

 

 

 

 

 

  Administration

4,651

5,872

6,215

8,546

6,600

  Film Forum

1,602

37

849

963

900

  General fundraising

103

165

128

237

200

  Gallery at Gamble Mill

2,603

2,748

3,193

2,127

2,800

  25th Anniversary

n.a.

n.a.

775

n.a.

n.a.

  LGG Administration

1,603

1,314

602

680

1,000

  Old House Fair

0

0

0

0

0

  Summer Sounds

1,757

1,425

2,315

1,978

1,400

  Victorian Christmas

3,055

2,711

2,649

2,280

2,700

  Other projects

101

_21_

_0_

_0_

100

  TOTAL

15,473

14,292

16,725

16,810

15,700

                                                           

ASSETS 6/15/03                                            

   Checking                                 1,206            General BHCA            16,325

   Savings                                    1,123            Garden Club                  2,019

   MM Fund                               6,132            Talleyrand Park              2,117   

   CDís                                     12,000             TOTAL                       20,461

   TOTAL                                 20,461

                                                         

Submitted: David H. Eggler, Treas.     

 

Income/expense numbers for FY 2002-2003 are negative by $4,580.  In part, thatís due to computer purchase and lack of Summer Sounds income or grants (so far) for 2003 season.  Sheet above doesnít show that Talleyrand Park took in $14,250 from grants and spent $16,250 for the TP iron bench project.