Minutes July 11, 2023

Johnson County Democratic Party Meeting
July 11, 2023

Call to Order: Chair Greg Haas called the meeting to order at 6:06 pm.

Agenda: There were no additions to the agenda.

Attendance: Greg Haas, Mary Van Auken, Dudley Case, Sharon Case, Lois Petersen, Kim McCoy, Linda Wilson, Vikki Chenette.

Secretary Report: The Minutes of June 6th were corrected for a typo and will be entered into the record.

Treasurer Report: Dudley reported income and expenses for general and scholarship accounts as of 7/1/23 and provided a printed Balance Sheet, adding that the June 17th event put us in good shape.

Announcements: The Strategic Plan Brainstorming Work session will commence right after adjournment. We will have a guest speaker at the next meeting.

Old Business:
Kim McCoy was appointed Precinct Committee Woman for Precinct 4-8.
Lois reported on the rescheduled Adopt-a-Highway clean-up along 16 West on June 10th. In spite of rain, 6 attended. Another clean-up will be scheduled in September.

About 100 people attended the 3rd annual Sheridan County/Johnson County Potluck Gathering on Saturday, June 17th at Kearney Community Hall. All agreed it was a successful, fun, event which provided opportunities to network, learn, engage, raise funds, and enjoy great food and music. A follow-up Zoom meeting was conducted on 6/23, with feed-back from this and participants noted for the future.

Linda, Suzi, and Lois continue to maintain the Friends Feeding Friends mini-pantry at the Cornerstone Pharmacy. Sponsor signage is under discussion.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • Comms Call – Tuesdays 7:00pm
  • County Officer Round-table Zoom July 12th
  • CCC 8/1 at 6:00pm
  • State Central Committee meeting 9/9 & 9/10, Newcastle.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:43 pm.