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LMB Meeting Minutes

March 6, 2017

Let’s Move! Blaine – Mar. 06, 2017 Minutes                                          Facilitator: Dan Persse
Time:  3:45pm – 5:15pm                                                                               Location:  BBBPRD#2 Gym Facilities            

Let’s Move! Blaine (LMB) is active community organization apart of Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties.

Vision: Decrease childhood obesity within a generation by promoting healthy lifestyles.

Mission: The Let’s Move! Blaine Coalition is an active participant in combating childhood obesity locally by linking community resources with schools and families.

Dan Persse, Heidi Holmes, Mardi Solomon, Kelle Rankin-Sunter, Jaclyn Sanders

1.Treasurer’s Report: LMB Account balance(s):
Financial Changes since last meeting (Jan. 30, 2017):
Let’s Move Blaine (LMB) – General = $593.03 (compared to $685.03)
                Chk. 110: Dan Persse – $42 Bellwood Acres Expenses for Math Night Support at BES
                Chk. 135: BBBPRD#2 - $50 Kid’s Karnival Donation Support

                LMB – Run to the Border / Holiday Lights Dash = $1147.80

                LMB – Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies = $0
                Whatcom Community Foundation Support Grant = $8,280.26 (compared to $8,430.26)
                Umpqua Bank Balance as of 01-31-17 of total assets: $10,021.09
                Expected expenditures and deposits: N/A

 2.Grow For It Enrichment Classes:  
*Kelle and Jaclyn will work together to coordinate the details.
-Contact Ayn about possibility of doing 2 classes
-Work on getting forms and flyers out to kids by March 15th
-Forms to be completed and handed in by March 31st
*Dan will work on children organization on day-of events.

-Discuss next steps for launching Grow For It!
                -Every Tuesday starting April 11th, 8 Tuesdays, $30 stipend offered for each speaker, $60 for expenses
                -Per Ayn, last year’s program:
Roots & Stems: Kathy Barrett and Harriet Arkley

Water & Rain Barrel: Beth Chisolm
What's for Breakfast? Grains: Peg Nelson
Composting and Worms: AmberRose
Bees & Pollinators: Kelle
Planting garden: Ayn
Greenhouse visit & garden: Ayn
*All of the instructors were from Whatcom County Master Gardener Program through Beth Chisolm.

 3.LMB Website work:
-Choose Website Builder Option
-Edit Website 

4.Next Meeting and possible agenda: Next meeting is March 27th, 2017 at 3:45pm in the Elementary School library.
-Grow For It
-Meet with BMS PTO about funding for water stations

KEY:     LMB = Let's Move! Blaine     GFI = Grow For It     BES = Blaine Elementary School

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