Minutes for July 7th Mindbridge Meeting

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes from June Meeting were not read, but have been posted on the Mindbridge list and web site.
  3. Treasurer’s Report was not read.
  4. AnimeIowa Report
    1. Slightly ahead on pre-registrations this year, currently around 1700
    2. Meeting Saturday, July 10th at the Coralville Convention Center from 12:00 to 4 PM.
  5. Icon Report
    1. 1st mailing out! Dealer mailing out! Fliers at Convergence!
  6. Gamicon Report
    1. Nothing to report at this time.
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library — Stored away. Ready for AnimeIowa.
    2. Book Group РBook Group will be meeting at 6:00 pm on July 19th at Coffee Talk Caf̩. They will be discussing The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury.
    3. Film Group will be meeting at 6:30 pm on July 9th at the McKibben home. They will be watching and discussing Labyrinth.
  8. Old Business
    1. Storage locker clean-out is done! New plastic containers! Looking into a new bigger, climate-controlled location for after AnimeIowa!
  9. New Business
    1. AnimeIowa 2011 bid is in and has tentative approval.
    2. There will be a Mindbridge meeting at AnimeIowa on Sunday (con weekend) at a time to be determined.
    3. Board approved $400 for scholarships to the Clarion Writers Workshop.
    4. Board approved $300 to replace games from the Game Library that were stolen.
    5. The membership voted to approve the proposed budget for the Game Library as a Mindbridge project. $1000 per year to cover the cost of brochures, mailings, game purchases, and con memberships for volunteers running the Game Library at our three conventions.
  10. Adjournment

Next meeting: August 4th at the Iowa City Public Library at 6:00 PM.