September 2019 Minutes

Mindbridge meeting minutes of September 4, 2019 at The Arc of Southeast Iowa

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes – posted online, reading waived
  3. Treasurer’s Report – less money than last month, more AI bills paid
  4. Convention reports
    1. ICON
      1. Next meetings: Saturday Sept 14, Iowa City Public Library room E, noon for Programming and 1:30 PM for staff meeting
      2. Saturday October 5, 2019, 10 AM for Storage locker audit/prep at Quality Care and 1 PM for staff meeting in Coralville Public Library room B
      3. Request for Sara Herman, one of Art Show folks for ICON to get a mailbox key to check for artwork on Thursdays when she’s in IC. John J will have her contact Jon M to get a key.
      4. Any issues with an author selling copies of their books at their room party? No.
      5. ICON is requested to use Minion tape again when mark tubs to come to ICON to keep the amount of colored tape to a minimum
      6. Pathfinder scheduled
    2. Gamicon
      1. Next meeting Sunday, Oct 6 at North Liberty Pizza Ranch, 6 pm for food, 6:30 for meeting
      2. Doing a room party at ICON
      3. Using Discord for discussions, will open up a General attendee chat soon
    3. AnimeIowa
      1. Post Mortem meeting Sat Sep 7, 2 PM at IEC
  5. Other Projects
    1. Game Library – Wooly Mammoth, Sunday Sep 8, noon-5pm, Geek City, North Liberty
    2. Book Group – Monday Sept 9, 6 pm, Panera South Side CR, The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
    3. Video Game Library – will be at ICON
  6. Old Business
    1. Zombie March, Saturday, Sept 21, Fall Formal is theme, 4-8 PM, starts at College Green Park in Iowa City and ends up at the Deadwood.
    2. Extra Life – Team Gamicon has already raise over $1,585 so far this year for UIHC SFCH
    3. On Iowa report – Michele: Went very well, lots of checkouts
  7. New Business
    1. Iowa City Book Festival – Saturday October 5, 10am-4pm, Merge, 136 S. Dubuque St, Iowa City
      1. Mindbridge has a table
      2. ICON will have at least one volunteer there for a while giving out books, bookmarks, etc
    2. Geek Food Festival
      1. Adam and Michele must have one arm tied behind their backs at all times…
      2. Will be at the Saturday, November 6 meeting, bring your Geekiest food to share and hopefully take the win away from Adam and Michele who have won a lot recently. Hint – various flavors of fudge was very popular last year.
    3. MB Board opening – Victoria Hobbs is stepping down at ICON this year and we need another brave soul. Nominations, election will happen at the mB meeting at ICON. Must be present to win.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Hy-V22, 20 Wilson Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, 7 PM