2015 Meeting Minutes

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December 1, 2015

Members Present: Becky Bressler, Kristin Bushong, Barb Edwards, Trisha Everhart, Faye Maring, Maryam Sinawa

Raffle: December 7 Drawing

  • There will be a table in the lobby at the Hintz for at-the-door sales beginning at 3:15. The drawing is at 4:00 p.m.
  • Faye will collect money and unsold tickets this week from all sellers.
  • Everyone should bring their prizes to the Hintz for distribution after the drawing.
  • Volunteers for December 7:  (Faye will confirm with members who are not present.)
  • Ticket Sales: Trisha and Sherri
  • Assist Dean at Drawing: Faye and Becky
  • Record Winners: Barb
  • Distribute Prizes: Kristin and Amy

Upcoming Meetings: Tuesday, January 5, at 9:00 a.m. in 114 Sparks Building

November 3, 2015

Members Present: Becky Bressler, Kristin Bushong, Barb Edwards, Trisha Everhart, Kristin Harpster, Faye Maring, Elaine Prestia, Amy Schmoeller

Raffle: December 7 Drawing

  • Faye will lead the raffle this year.
  • Tickets were not printed so we did not cut, score, and sort today. Barb will update ticket text and send to Sherri for printing. Faye will schedule a meeting next week for cutting and distribution.
  • We have a long list of prizes so we bundled some together into packages, especially for smaller valued gift cards.
  • Trisha contacted sellers in various LA buildings to confirm that they will sell tickets again this year. Barb will update the website and create a flyer that we can use to advertise the raffle.

Contribution Envelopes

  • Trisha said the College's United Way annual contribution envelopes were delivered to her office. The committee typically sorts the envelopes and delivers in bundles to the mailroom in each building. They are not sent by campus mail.

Upcoming Meetings: Tuesday, December 1, at 9:00 a.m. in 114 Sparks Building

October 6, 2015

Members Present: Becky Bressler, Barb Edwards, Trisha Everhart, Faye Maring, Amy Schmoeller


  • Members have been updating the shared spreadsheet to show prize list to date. Final list due mid-October so tickets can be printed.

Wise Crackers Comedy Club

  • Wise Crackers contacted Faye to see if we are hosting an event again this year. Due to difficulties selling tickets in the past, we are not planning to do a Wise Crackers event

this year.

Fundraising Ideas

  • Wine Tour – Lewistown area back to State College by bus; or a single State College Winery
  • Gettysburg Battlefield Trip

Upcoming Meetings: Tuesday, November 3, 9:00 a.m., 114 Sparks Building

September 1, 2015

Members Present: Judy Bowman, Becky Bressler, Sherri Bumbarger, Barb Edwards, Kristin Harpster, Faye Maring, Amy Schmoeller

Office Olympics

  • 2015 Office Olympics was a success! We raised $13,673. 

  • Top fundraising teams:
    • First Place: $6,115 ~ Defending Champions Moore United (Psychology Department)
    • Second Place: $4,763 ~ Rainmakers (Advancement Team)
    • Third Place: $1,125 ~ Silver Dollars (Research and Graduate Studies)
  • It’s time to start planning the annual raffle. Our previous lead on this project is no longer with the College.
  • Timeline:
    • Committee solicits prizes and reports progress at October 9 meeting
    • Continue to solicit prizes (print deadline tbd)
    • Sherri will prepare and print tickets
    • November 3 meeting – cut and bundle tickets to distribute to sellers
    • November 4–December 4 – ticket sales
    • Monday, December 7 – raffle drawing at Dean’s Holiday Party
  • Checks will be made payable to Liberal Arts United Way
  • Committee members will request prizes from (among other places): Athletic Department, Carnegie Inn, ESSpa, Wolf Furniture, Irving’s, Tavern, Barrel 21, Creamery, Corner Room, Aurum, Moyer Jewelers, Confer Jewelers, Lowe’s, Home Depot, WalMart
  • Becky will distribute a letter that members may present to businesses who are asked to contribute
Upcoming Meetings:  Tuesday, October 6, 9:00 a.m., 114 Sparks Building

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