Present: Theresa Vold-Founder/Director/Foster, Brenda Selberg- Board Treasurer, Cyndy Fuller-Board Secretary/Foster, Shari Bridley-Foster, Jyl Campbell-Foster, Connie Glarner-Foster, Kyle VanValkenburg-Foster, Margie Stauffer-Foster
Theresa Called the meeting to order at 1:05p and introduced the meeting agenda to the group. She discussed that all meeting start at 1pm and that everyone should be there in time (few minutes early) to start the meeting at 1p, because we always have so much to cover and tend to run long. Everyone agreed.
Old business: Fundraiser held at the Faribault Country Club on February 10th held by the Harley Davidson Hog Club, in which Rescue 55021 volunteered to help them with there yearly party and they donated $300 to Rescue 55021.
New business: Brenda S reported on treasurer report $3685.75 bank account
-Sending well wishes to Bob H. to be feeling better soon and look forward to Cathy and him fostering again when he is ready.
-LuLaRue fundraiser that is happening now Feb 7 to 21st on Facebook for Recuse 55021.
-PetSmart Adoption Day on Feb 17th 1 to 4. Selling T-shirts, bags and stickers. Microchip clinic on site for a $25 donation to Rescue 55021.
-Contracts....ALL information needs to be fill out on every line on the adoption contracts, Mark on top of contract write if paid with check with check number or cash. Make sure foster and new owner sign the contract and add second contact name and phone number.
-A tent board is been made to be at all adoption event on how the public and visitors should handle Rescue animals.
-Vet clinic should be sending pain medication home for all animals that have had surgical procedures or procedures that might cause post pain. All unused medications should be return to the Director.
-Insurance is fully paid for 2018
_New Folders, there is now a new folder for fosters/volunteers that have a calendar of upcoming adoption events and fundraisers, fairs, parades, walks, photo opts.... also includes bio ideas for posting animals. Also policies and procedures, updated 2/18 by Brenda Selberg and all fosters should receive new updated copy in folder.
-An incident report was incorporated into all fosters and event folders. Incidents reports should be filled out and returned to Rescue55021 Director within 48 hours.
-Rescue 55021 business hours are as follows M-Th 9a to 6p
Friday 9a to 3p Saturday 10a to 1p Sunday by appointment only
-New site on Facebook "Lost Pets in Rice County Mn" started this week to help owner find lost pets in Rice County and Found pets find their humans.
Meeting Adjourned at 2:30p