Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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BHCA Meeting
January 10, 2014, 7 PM
Home of True Fisher, Bellefonte

Present: Romayne Naylor, Vice President, Jim Dunne, Secretary, Dave Eggler, Treasurer, Jeanne Newlin, Gay Dunne, Joseph Griffin, Colina Seeley, Joanne Tosti-Vasey, Mary Vollero, Art Curtze, Dave Kurtz, Patrick North, Julia Kasdorf, Philip Ruth, Melady Kehm, Nancy Miller, Gary & Susan Hoover. A quorum was in attendance as defined by the BHCA bylaws.

Minutes - Minutes of 11/22/13 were approved (Dave K, Gay).

Treasurers Report (Dave Eggler, see below) - Profit from Bellefonte Victorian Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair was $3200...  There is $4326 in the Garman fund. We need to know final costs of the PA Supreme Court Appeal before we can close out the fund and the pledges. Approved (Gay, Nancy)

Committee Reports:
Summer Sounds (Nancy Miller):
1st meeting of committee will be in February

Sunday Afternoons at the Library (Jim): Sundays, 2:30 PM at CC Library & Historical Museum. Next Concert: February 23  REvamped Duo - Mark and Sally Minnick., violins

Gallery at the Gamble Mill: Senior Students of Centre County Schools - January 12 - April 12, Reception Tuesday, January 21, 7-9 PM

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas (Jim) - It was a success in spite of the weather. Vendors generally felt they did better than expected with the weather. Some vendors suggested combining the Elementary and Middle School venues into a single venue. The committee will discuss it.

Bylaws - No report.

Old House Fair - Melady discussed. Click here for the written report.

New Business:
Historic Preservation Committee:
Committee met on 1/7/14 (
click here for the minutes). Joanne TV, Sally, Gay,Romayne, Dave K. attended. Goals:
1. Become familiar with the historic buildings. Try to get Sue Hanneganís report at the Borough online.
2. One or more BHCA members to attend each Borough public meeting. See attached sign up sheet.
3. Public education on preservation.
4. Explore the formation of a Bellefonte Historic Preservation Foundation
5. Encourage local bank branches to show more responsiveness and responsibility for local activities (Colina)

Poetry - Colina and Julia are looking at sites for poetry reading including the Centre County Library and Historical Museum and the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County.

Dave Kurtz would like BHCA help in observing in 2015 the 50th anniversary of the kayak slalom in Spring Creek.  One suggestion was to commission a painting of the slalom. Further discussion next meeting.

We accepted the resignation of Karen Arnold form BHCA. The secretary will send her a letter of appreciation.

Next Meeting - Friday, 7 PM, February 21 at the home of Julia & Philip, 232 N. Wilson St., Bellefonte

Jim Dunne, Secretary

BHCA Financial Report

January 10, 2014

 

 

7/1/2010-

6/30/2011

7/1/2011-

6/30/2012

7/1/2012-

6/30/2013

7/1/2013-

1/10/14

2013-2014

FY Budget

INCOME

 

 

 

 

 

  Interest & dividends

465

443

489

126

400

  Dues

0

0

0

124

150

  Other administration

1,154

1,154

2,000

2,003

2,000

  General fundraising

3,862

3,125

3,281

260

3,500

  Gallery at Gamble Mill

1,405

80

158

0

1,000

  Library Concerts

1,546

1,205

279

0

1,050

  Garman Project

0

0

720

38,238

0

  Big Bands

7,101

0

0

0

0

  Summer Sounds

1,714

2,993

2,491

1,159

2,000

  Victorian Christmas

6,100

8,555

9,125

7,500

8,000

  Talleyrand Park Comm

0

0

2,625

12,000

0

  Other projects

__860__

__200__

_0_

_0_

__50__

  TOTAL

24,207

17,755

21,168

61,410

18,150

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPENSES

 

 

 

 

 

  Administration

4,039

1,337

1,147

334

1,000

  General fundraising

647

137

251

0

250

  Gallery at Gamble Mill

1,577

675

775

198

1,500

  Library Concerts

2,211

3,108

3,045

1,098

3,000

  Garman Project

0

0

3,575

30,957

0

  Big Bands

6,629

0

0

0

0

  Summer Sounds

2,659

2,670

2,943

1,500

2,700

  Victorian Christmas

3,427

4,222

4,686

5,461

4,000

  Talleyrand Park Comm

27

2,845

13

626

0

  Other projects

_86_

_0_

_0_

_1,000_

__50__

  TOTAL

21,302

14,994

16,435

41,174

12,500

                                                           

ASSETS 1/10/2014                                       

   Checking                              25,254                        General BHCA             30,722

   PO returned mail fund                  50                        Gannon Fund                  1,731          

   MM Fund                               8,103                        Talleyrand Park            15,575  

   Post Office Fund                        339                        Perform Arts Fund          1,062

   Vanguard Bond Fund            19,770                        Garman Project               4,426

   TOTAL                                53,516                        TOTAL                          53,516

 

Notes: $8,875 was taken in for rentals for Vic Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair.  After expenses, BHCA and BVC

    each received $3,224.50.

                                                                       

Submitted: David H. Eggler, Treasurer