Minutes of the April 20 meeting of the Board of Directors
Present: Michelle Carter, John Kane, Jack Russell, Darryl Compton, Dave Price, Jon Mays, Bill Workman.
Absent: Aimee Lewis, Ed Remitz
President Micki Carter called the meeting to order at 6:20 p.m.
Minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report were approved.
28th Annual Awards Competition. It was noted that the contest entries were being judged by six different clubs across the country. The contest results will return May 1 and the invitations will be mailed out soon after, Compton reported.
High school contest judging. Entries are up and the judging is to completed April 25.
Susan Caldwell memorial scholarship. It was decided that the Press Club will give the winner $500.
SAMCAR scholarship. There is a question about the $1,500 attached to the scholarship because of instability at SAMCAR. Carter will call representative for more details.
Jim Monroe’s widow wants a newsletter sent to her. The board agreed to it.
There was some discussion of having some presentation or ceremony at the annual awards banquet for a number of local journalists who died this year.
The next newsletter will come out the second week of May, Carter reported. Carter also said the award banquet arrangements were once again organized by Lewis and there will be no increase in the rate.
The meeting was adjourned at 7 p.m.
Minutes submitted by secretary Jon Mays.