Meeting Minutes, Sun, Feb 8, 2015

Meeting Location: Lawrence Memorial Hospital conference room A

Members in attendance: Dee Boeck, Don and Lori Cackler, Dan Kuhlman, Leah Kuhlman, Jason Holbert, Becky McClure, Bill Kinnersley, Kendra Kuhlman, Gene Wee, Garrett Jones and Brenda Groskinsky.

The meeting was called to order at 4:36 pm by Bill Kinnersley.

Jason Holbert, Treasurer, gave us an updated report on the bank account with a balance of $19,688.70.

Minutes from January were passed out and no corrections were made. Dee approved the minutes and they were seconded by Dan.

Three representatives from the KU Running Club, Adam Shurson and Mia Hartung as well as club member Garrett Jones, attended the meeting.

A brief report on the club’s history and goals was presented by Garrett. The club started in spring, 2012, and is a certified sports club. They pay National Association dues along with registrations for their members to attend regional and national events. Currently, they have 70 dues paying members in their club. They meet Monday - Friday at 5 pm and the KU Recreation Center to practice.

Gene made a motion to approve allocating $400 to the KU Running Club from Run Lawrence. Dan seconded. All approved.

Dee mentioned interest in sending runLawrence representatives to the RRCA convention in Iowa. Dee discussed highlights from past conferences and benefits of attending. We will discuss who to send at later meeting date. The conference is held in April this year.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:05 pm in order to welcome representatives from local marathon clubs for celebration, collaboration, sharing, and awarding of funds.

Submitted by Kendra Kuhlman, interim secretary