Minutes for July 3rd Mindbridge Meeting

  1. Call to Order
  2. There were no minutes from the June Mindbridge meeting as no business took place at the June meeting.
  3. Highlights from the Treasurer’s Report were read.
  4. AnimeIowa
    1. AnimeIowa will take place at the Coralville Convention Center July 26th through the 28th.
  5. ICON
    1. Meeting at Denny’s next weekend.
    2. A special event is being arranged for high school students the Friday afternoon of ICON. This will be a special writer’s workshop.
    3. A new t-shirt design is in the works.
  6. Gamicon
    1. Meeting Sunday July 7th at the Nigel and Susan’s home.
    2. Got their first dealer signed up.
    3. Don’t have a guest yet.
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library — Some games removed from the library. Inventory updated. Asking for reviews of games at events.
    2. Book Group — July 15th at Coffee Smiths in Cedar Rapids at 6 pm. They will be discussing Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow.
    3. Film Group — July 26th at the McKibben home at 6:30 pm. They will be viewing Seven Faces of Dr. Lao.
  8. Old Business
    1. A bid from an ConCom for AnimeIowa 2014 has been presented to the board and will be posted for review. A vote will be held at AnimeIowa on this bid and any other bids received.
  9. New Business
    1. The membership considered buying a lighting set-up from Les Roth for Mindbridge projects.
    2. The Cedar Rapids Public Library donation that was made by Mindbridge some time ago has finally been acknowledged. Two seats in its new auditorium will have plates noting the donation.
  10. Adjournment

Next Mindbridge meeting: August 7th at 6 pm at Iowa City Public Library.