BCCLS Friends (F&T) Committee
August 21, 2019
Glen Rock Library
Attendees: Georgene Betterbed, Glen Rock Friends; Patricia Durso, Allendale; Lynn Kloss, Teaneck Friends; Jeanne Sylvester, Nutley Library; Emilian Tuohey, Fair Lawn Library; Larry Bergmann, Livingston Trustee; Darlene Swistock, BCCLS Liaison; Tom Madrut, Co-Chair; Park Ridge Trustee and Ellen O’Keefe, Co-Chair, Glen Rock
Minutes of the July 15 meeting were approved.
BCCLS 40th Anniversary
All thanked Emiliana for her hard work on the logos. Ellen following up with Dave Hanson on having logos on BCCLS home page.
Patty and Georgene are pursuing coverage through northjersey.com. A complimentary ticket to Breakfast for one reporter could be offered.
“40 Years-40 Stories” - Patty is crafting an interview script. Could be sent to directors who are interested in the campaign. Patty is also creating a message for directors to inquire with their local tv outlets.
Parking-Jeanne will be the “Parking Person” to follow up with attending libraries and encourage carpooling.
Ad journal: Jeanne will coordinate with Jenifer May to send word out to BCCLS libraries and Friends groups to advertise in the journal.
50-50 raffle tickets-license secured by Georgene. Tickets will be sold in the hallway opposite check in. Tom and Larry will sell. Ticket prices are three for $10 or $5 each.
Centerpieces-Lynn is still trying to find a reasonable price on the mums. Will pursue Stop ‘n Shop and Whole Foods, offering a journal ad to sweeten the deal.
Transportation-Georgene applied to Inserra Supermarkets for a $500 donation to offset cost.
Ellen will reach out to Jane’s staff regarding a quote to be used in program.
Thank you plaque-Georgene to handle.
VIP Invitations will be sent out post-Labor Day to Freeholders, Pat Tumulty of NJLA and Tonya Garcia, NJLA President.
Tickets-83 seats confirmed as of today. 267 to go!
Baskets-Lynn will track; Georgene to supply 2018 data.
Door Prizes-Ellen and Emiliana will oversee. Darlene to send out a “regift” email to directors to bring to September 19 System Council.
ASAP-a message highlighting ad journal opportunity and a basket reminder asap. To be sent to directors and Friends groups.
September 3-Breakfast ticket reminder with linked form
September 16-targeted “we haven’t heard from you” to 2018 attendees with no RSVP.
September 23-Friends Focus will have a “last call” for tickets link
Friends Focus-Lynn. Send out on September 23
Next meeting is Tuesday, September 10, 9:30 am, Glen Rock
Submitted by Ellen O’Keefe
Article ID: 2061
Created On: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:45 PM
Last Updated On: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:45 PM
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