JANUARY 18th Meeting Minutes
JOMO Pride Inc Meeting Minutes
JAN 18TH @ 6:30pm
Blackthorn Pizza & Pub
Submitted by: Ron
Call to Order
Roll Call – Approve Quorum
Board Members - Loni, Ron, Johnny, Ashley, Lydia, Kein, Kelsey
Others in attendance - Naomi, Sheba, Leigh, Steve, Brett, Michael, Cecil, Jaclyn, Denise
Approval of Board Minutes - Dec 4th - no objections
Approval of Board Agenda - Jan 18th - no objections
Guest Speaker - Leigh Baker - Access Family Care -
Discusses ACCESS's new HIV Screening & Prevention program. demonstrated Oraquick At-home Screening test kit and Sure Check fingestick check, gave out bags with further information. Talked about their Pharmacy program offering low cost meds, passed around info for those interested in joining a community driven advisory board. CDC has targeted MO and other high risk areas with high STD rates. Grants were given out to provide money through DHSS to provide testing and additional services, Access took part in this process and was awarded a 3 year grant to help expand education, public testing and prevention.
1. Reports of Officers
Co-Chair - Thea Austin contract signed, IV King Contract signed, booked stage and sound for Pride, submitted road closure for street fest, but not Parade - waiting on recommended street closure start time from public works
Treasurer - Balance: 11,321.97, check for Thea Austin Wrote for ., , IRS login on website fixed, maintenance on site - waiting to file 990. Received all bank statements to start on spreadsheet to file state use tax exemption - assistance needed on sheet.
Secretary - open
Sponsorship - open
Vendor - Vendor applications now open
Volunteer - Will reach out to see where members want to volunteer during upcoming event.
Entertainment - Entertainers lined up and approved for Feb 11th.
Asst. Ent -
Committee Director - Membership doc updated and current
2. Unfinished Business
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