January 2023

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Friends of Blue Spring State Park January 2023  Meeting 

DATE: January 10, 2023
TIME: 6:00PM
GEM COMMUNITY CENTER 493 S Lakeview Dr, Lake Helen, FL 32744

Bring Meeting to Order

Introductions / Review Attendance – In Person, Zoom & Absentees Review Secretary’s Report / Minutes – Discussion, Corrections and/or Approval Treasurers Report – prepared by Sally Andrews

Committee Reports, Old & Misc. Business:

  • 2023 Board Member Changes – Welcome to Christine Newell as a new voting Board Member. Candia Flasch will be stepping down from the Board but will be continuing to volunteer.
  • Membership – Christine Newell & Heather Murphy
  • Marketing / Website – Christine Newell
  • Newsletter – Missy Gibbs, Rich Hatton & Cora Berchem
  • *Events & Fundraising – Katherine Hallum, Jackie Cheers, Karen Kellerman Special Lights at Night Social Hour, Duck Race, Fundraising Table, Texas Road House
  • Brick Campaign Update – Trinket Mason
  • Business Cards – Item was Tabled at the last meeting since we did not have a Quorum


  • Christmas Parade Review & Illumination Award – Gina McClain All parade winners will be recognized and presented their trophies at the January 24, 2023 City Council Meeting starting at 6:30pm at the Council Chambers, 201 N Holly Ave, Orange City.
  • Manatee Festival: Karen Kellerman & Connor Wagner January 28th & 29th - Review current schedule, volunteers & set-up
  • Manatee Costume: Donna Cobb, Candia Flasch, Kellie Muddiman
  • *Review Annual Plan – The Events & Fundraising Committee has started to work on some of the items. There are several items on the Annual Plan that we need to research for the cost VS revenue. We need volunteers to research individual projects to present Plans of Action to the Board.

Fire Crew T-Shirts $300 (this is approx. a 2 year supply which we had approved prior to Covid) Mandated Park Uniforms for 2023 – Requested Budget $500 Recognition Awards Quarterly Budget for up to $100 per quarter for supplies (paper plates, cups, etc)

Any Other New Business?
Schedule Next Meeting Date:

February 14, 2023 at GEM Community Center Adjourn Meeting


Topic: Friends of Blue Spring State Park January CSO Meeting

Time: Jan 10, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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