Greetings TCB Members, and friends. This message is to remind you that our next meeting of the Tallahassee Council of the Blind will be on: Thursday August 9, 2012 At: Lighthouse of the Big bend,3071 Highland Oaks Terrace If you want to have pizza, plan to arrive at 6:00 pm. please send a return message so we know how much pizza to order. The meeting will start at 6:45 pm and will be over at about 8:15 pm. Hope to see you all there. William Benjamin, Tallahassee Council of the Blind - June 14, 2012 Minutes Attendance: Tricia Kiser, Nancy Folsom, Ray Malloy, Sally & William Benjamin, Georgia & Jack Kellogg, Shelley & Richard Sawyer, Sila Miller, Kathy Graham, Jennifer Chessher, Liz Bowden, Armia Durden, Barbara Ross & Wanda Stokley The meeting began with those who attended the FCB convention sharing its activities with the others present. Richard read the 5/10/12 minutes and William asked for an affirmation of the minutes as read with Barbara Ross being added to the attendance. The decision was unanimous and it was accepted as read. Sila presented the Treasurer's Report and it was accepted as read. Report is attached. Shelley and Kathy thanked TCB for the financial assistance which enabled them to attend the FCB convention. Wanda reported everything is in order for the July TCB picnic with LBB's summer program. The next activity will be the TCB annual picnic in September. William shared a fund raising idea with the group which would be a joint effort by TCB and a local business such as Belk's. The group is interested and approved of William following up on the proposed fund raiser. There was no old or new business for this meeting. Sila moved tee shirts could be sold for $13 apiece when sold in a quantity of 8 or more as opposed to the $15 apiece when sold separately and Nancy seconded the motion. Question was called and after some brief discussion the motion carried. The group listened to a segment from the 2011 ACB Convention which included federal laws which had been passed in the previous year. There was some discussion about a recent news story regarding facilities like Goodwill Industries and earnings being below minimum wage. The suggestion was made to ask Fred Shelfer who is the local Goodwill director to come and speak at the August TCB meeting. Sila moved the meeting be adjourned with a second by Nancy and unanimous approval by the body at 8:06 p.m.