Mindbridge Minutes Oct 4 2017 at The ARC of Southeast Iowa

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes – OK as posted
  3. Treasurer’s Report: We have about $64K less than last month after paying AnimeIowa bills.
  4. Convention Reports
    1. ICON: Went well, about 430 attendees which was expected because of the date we had to use
    2. GAMICON
      1. Have GOH – Kane Klenko and artist Aaron J. Riley
      2. Hotel contract is signed for 2019 – Feb 22-24, 2019 at Cedar Rapids Marriott
      1. AnimeIowa
        1. Staff meeting Sat Oct 282 pm at Adventureland Innn, Altoona IA
        2. Nov 11 in Iowa City
    3. Other Projects
      1. Game Library – Hotshots, Fri Oct 6, The Hobby Corner Iowa City & Victoria’s Birthday, there will be cake and ice cream
      2. Book Group: Mon Oct 30, 6 pm, Scooter’s Coffee, The Last Adventure of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez
      3. Video Game Library – one video game may be missing after ICON
    4. Old Business
      1. Volunteering for ARC at Kinnick Stadium – need help, especially for the last 3 home games, must be 18+. Contact Mariah Simmons at the ARC, 319-351-5017 or mariahsimmons AT arcsei.org
      2. Iowa City Book Festival – Sat Oct 14th, 10am-4pm, table is paid for and we need more volunteers. Cath, Steve and Victoria will be there initially.
    5. New Business
      1. Extra-Life Gaming Marathon at The Hobby Corner, Iowa CIty, Saturday November 4th, 10AM Saturday until 10 AM Sunday (that’s 25 hours because of the CDT to CST change) Please sponsor Team GAMICON!
      2. Fan Food contest – at the Nov 1st meeting at Denny Lynch home
      3. “Somebody needs to beat Jon’s wife!” Adam says “I did last year!”. The challenge is on!
      4. Silent Auction to benefit ARC of Southeast Iowa on Oct 16th from 6 pm to 8 pm at Mickey’s Irish Pub & Grill, downtown Iowa City. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Arc.

    Next Meeting: November 1st, 2017 at Denny Lynch casa, 7 PM (6 PM for board)