The Rockbridge Greens
August 13, 1998
11-1: Karen Ahneman
1-3: Kathy Fox (and other times if needed)
3-4:30: Laura Parsons and Tara Daystar
We will have registration forms available for people to register to vote. (Catherine will pick up forms and make a signs to advertise as well as raffle/quiz and free popcorn/water and recycling) We will have a barrel available to recycle soda cans and one for paper. (Eric will provide the barrels, Catherine will make a sign) We will give away popcorn and water. (Kathy, Elise,Tara, and Sarah will pop the corn, Kathy will bring the water, ???? will bring cups and a pitcher and ice)
3) Newsletter : Thanks Sarah! We will have a quarterly newsletter, the next one scheduled for mid-October mailing. Deadline for submissions is September 15.
4) Ernie Dickerman's death. Eric shared the news of Mr. Dickerman's death. He was a well known conservatinsit who supported the Greens (especially Elise's run for office)and lived a very simple life. His obituary was in the New york Times, and Eric and Elise and the Rockbridge Greens were on a list of 90 people/organizations Mr Dickerman asked to have informed of his death.
5) Eric announced the state meeting at Sherry Stanley's (in Verona), August 15-16.
6)Platform: We may need extra meetings to work on the platform. Kathy added several items to the list of issues to address (issues raised at the regional house meeting she organized). Sarah and Tara commented on the poor environmental quality at the highschool (rooms with no windows, bad ventilation, etc) We need more input. Please bring any additional items to add to the list to the next regular meeting (September 10).
7) Next Meeting: Thursday, September 10, 7-9pm at the Montessori School or the Rockbridge Regional Library, we'll let you know!