Let’s Move! Blaine – April 24, 2017 Minutes                                                             Facilitator: Dan Persse
Time:  4:00pm – 5:15pm                                                                                         Location:  Blaine Elementary Library          

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.

Present: Dan Persse, Mardi Solomon, Kelle Rankin-Sunter, Jaclyn Sanders

 1.Approval of the Mar. 27, 2017 Minutes:
-Moved by Kelle, second’ by Dan.

2.Treasurer’s Report: LMB Account balance(s):
Financial Changes since last meeting (Mar. 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 02-28-17 of total assets: $10,021.09
-Proposed Water Bottle Stations? $442

Expected expenditures and deposits: As we wait for fiscal sponsorships…
4/05/17 City of Blaine $24.00 (pd. By Dan Persse) for community garden plots;
4/05/17 Blaine Chamber of Commerce $50 (pd. By Dan Persse) for Chamber Membership;
4/12/17 Jaci Sanders $600 (pd. By Dan Persse) Program Manager Reimbursement
4/18/17 Blaine Elementary PTO $250 for reimbursement last April’s Pizza for BES Dance

 3.Discuss Program Manager Duties, and need to report;
-Jaclyn will keep track of how much time is spent on which duties. There will be a sheet filled out to present at every meeting with very specific information.
-Jaclyn will spend 10 hours a month on administrative duties and 10 hours a month on special projects. This time-frame may change depending on current programs and activities.

 4.Jaci’s Report on Water Bottles;
-Jaclyn presented 4 different water bottles ranging in prices of $4.79 to $6.56
-The board decided on a specific type of water bottle and that is kept below $5.00
-Jaclyn will continue to research the water bottles based on the specifications discussed as a group.
-Jaclyn will talk to Heidi about Peace Arch Logo.

5.Grow For It Enrichment Class Update:
-The classes are going great and the kids seem to be having a great time and are learning a lot.
-Dan plans to get snacks for the kids.
-Mardi proposed getting kids snacks of Harvest of the Month?
-Kelle will run the soils class on May 2nd– Jaclyn will assist.
-Jaclyn will draft a calendar for parents to dedicate the time to the children’s garden this Summer.
-Try to get people involved with Garden Angles (Gardening Club)

 6.Whatcom Family Community Network Update: Dan

 7.Trail meeting if there is time:
-There was not time to discuss this topic.

8.Next Meeting?
-Next meeting will be on Monday, June 12th at 3:45pm at Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Rec. Office.


LMB Meeting Minutes

April 24, 2017

Mission + Vision


Let's Move! Blaine is a member of Let's Move Cities, Towns and Counties

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