Cleveland SPCA Board Of Directors To Meet On Tuesday

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The SPCA Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, at 7 p.m. in the Carmichael Room at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda for the meeting follows.

Agenda

I.  Call to Order-Board President (Betti Gravelle)

II. Roll call-Interim Secretary (Josh Serum)

III.  Approval of Minutes from Jan. 1, 2014 Board Meeting-Secretary (Josh Serum)

IV. Approval of Agenda

V. Renovation Update-Board President (Betti Gravelle)

VI.
Development/Communication Director’s Report (Beth Foster)

A.  Media Policy Proposal

B.   Fundraising Update

1.   Calendar Sales

2.    Membership Campaign

3.    Founders Campaign

C.   Grants Update

D.   Public Forum

VII. New Business

A. Appointment of Board Secretary

B. Appointment of Board Treasurer

C. Resolution Regarding Online Accounts (Josh Serum)

VIII. Old Businesses

A.  Bookkeeping/Payroll

B.  Microchip Program

C. Insurance

IX. Comments from Public

X. Announcements

XI. Adjourn

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Federal Judge Rules That Hutcheson Medical Center And Its Trustees Owe Erlanger $36,379,968.20

A federal judge at Rome, Ga., has ruled that the Hospital Authority of Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties and Hutcheson Medical Center are liable to pay Erlanger Health System $36,379,968.20. Judge Harold Murphy, in a 90-page opinion, discarded a counter-claim brought by Hutcheson against Erlanger. He directed that Erlanger be paid $20 million for money it spent while managing ... (click for more)

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Jill Levine Is An Educational Rock Star

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Roy Exum: Cancer Is Not A Battle

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