August 16th, 2023 7-8:30pm (PST)
Members in attendance: Lin Woodrich, Tai Pruce-Zimmerman, Jeremy AAsum, Sarah Warren, Robin Bloomgarden, Suzanne O’Shea, Jose Cuauxinque,
Absent: Diane Behling, Lisa Moore
Guest: Maya Lazaro
7:06: Meeting called to order – Tai
7:10: Agenda approved by ABC board members present – Beam Bright discussion for later
7:11: Meeting minutes for July put forth for board approval by Lin
• 1st: Jeremy
• 2nd: Suzanne
Board approves July meeting minutes
7:12: Public comment: Maya Lazaro introduced herself to the board.
7:12: ABC website – Jeremy spoke about design set up so far. Shared screen of how website
currently looks like.
– Maya: Why was decision made to use WIX?
– Jeremy: Use of new online platform that was easier of people to use/modify, etc.
– Lin: Would like to have a donation button for ABC on website.
Board discussed how to update committee page to be more readable.
7:35: New Business. Beam Bright Parade – Lin. Opened to attendees to discuss ideas for
parade – combined effort of creating single float. Proposal put forth for ABC to participate in
• 1st: Robin
• 2nd: Suzanne
Board approves participating in parade
8:02: Daily Emerald – Lin spoke about journalist who was interested in interviewing Bethel
neighbors about J H baxter. Anyone with personal experience can reach out to Lin to connect
8:05: Committee Reports:
– 8:05: Equity – Tai spoke about last meeting held and provided updates.
– 8:08: Finance – Suzanne sent out email to board.
-8:08: Beautification – Sarah – Meetings 2nd Thursday – 6pm (PST). Looking at new and
existing projects- possible partnership with Grasshopper Park.- 8:12: Events – Lin – Spoke about next recycling event for October. Volunteers needed – if
interested please reach out to Lin.
-8:14: Pantry: Lin – Spoke about around Thanksgiving to begin getting panty donations
-8:16: Communications: Lin – Talked about October elections and newsletter.
– 8:18: Business Planning: Lin provided updates
– 8:23: Transportation: Zach discussed updates
8:25: Meeting adjourned – Ta