Minutes for April 6th Mindbridge Meeting

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes from March Meeting were not read, but are posted on the Mindbridge list and web site.
  3. Highlights from the Treasurer’s Report were read.
  4. AnimeIowa Report
    1. Next meeting — This Saturday, May 7th at 2:00 pm at the Coralville Convention Center.
    2. Working on final details.
  5. ICON Report
    1. Author Guest announced. Jane Yolen
  6. Gamicon Report
    1. Early convention fliers coming soon!
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library — Next Meeting TBD.
    2. Book Group — April 11th at Coffee Talk Café at 6 pm. They will be discussing Into the Storm by Taylor Anderson.
    3. Film Group — April 15th at the Bryon Stump home at 6:30 pm. They will be viewing Moon.
    4. Mindbridge Annual Meeting coming up May 21st at the Canterbury Inn in Coralville from 1 to 4 pm. We will be voting for one of our board positions.
  8. Old Business
    1. Kirkwood hasn’t decided how they want our scholarship money. Kirkwood Foundation or English Department.
    2. $5,000 to the Cedar Rapids Library for chairs has been accepted.
    3. Steve Tait is authorized to do whatever he wants with the donated comics in his possession, as long as the proceeds go to charity.
    4. Our insurance policy is now settled and it’s cheaper than before too!
  9. New Business
    1. Trek Fest — Mindbridge makes a $5000 pledge to support our local Trek event.
    2. Iowa City Book Festival coming up! Authors may be present.
    3. Looking into how we might support summer reading programs in our area.
    4. Mindbridge sponsors the Iowa City Zombie March for another year.
    5. We are looking into how we might make a charitable donation to help with the disaster in Japan.
    6. Marty is looking in to a new storage locker clean out scheme. Different dates for different storage categories.
  10. Adjournment

Next meeting: May 4th at the Denny Lynch Home at 7:00 PM.