1)The post-holiday gathering is reserved for 2/11/17 from 11-2 at the Idlewild Clubhouse. Michelle will look into Basilico’s/Wegman’s to cater. Advertising the canoli and fruit tray from Wegman’s and having Bellini’s was discussed. Michelle will sent an invite to all Fredericksburg members.
2)The Fredericksburg conference is set for 5/5/17 at the Fick Center 7:30-3. (7:30 registration, 8am start time, 1 pm wrap-up, clean-up and clear-out by 3pm). By the end of January, Cherie aims to have all the info for the 5 presentations.
3)VCNP state conference. Laura P will be asked to attend the board meeting at the conference. Timmye is attending and will purchase the basket for raffle. $150 allowance was discussed for wine and dine themed basket representing our region.
4)Regional officers change in April. Cherie is president, Linda considering president-elect. All positions are up for anyone who wants to have a leadership role.
5)Michele will look into the constant contact availability through the VCNP for Karen and Brenda to send out meeting and membership info. Alexis M, office manager at VCNP has been helpful and informative.
6)We support government relations efforts going for full NP practice authority. We plan to include talking points from the VCNP at our local conference.
7)Philanthropy project for the spring/summer. We discussed the various choices: Empowerhouse, Micah Ministries, Christian Charities, Hope House. We will vote on and chose our next recipient at the next local regional meeting.