Friday, February 23, 2024



Friday, November 17th, 2023, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (CST)


In attendance: Amelia DeRynck, Ben Grauer, Brad Ferrier, Bri Swope, Christie Leigh, David Rooney, Elizabeth Wallace, Emily Mozena, Gianna Marshall, Hallie Abelman, Hannah Wollack, Julie Gaida, Kimberly Dukes, Kristina Gordon, Len Sandler, Madde H., Megan Meyer, Michael Penniman, Mike Venzon, Nan Li, Rita Soenksen, Samantha Gray T.M. Weissenberger, Vivian Greenwalt, Wendy Robertson


Secretary confirmation (David)

Approval of Minutes for previous meeting (Michael / Bri) Hallie motioned. Amelia seconded. Unanimous

Treasury Report (Hallie) Spent $850 committed to date ($300 available per MP)

New Joining Member Acknowledgement (Michael) Nan, Samantha, Christie

Announcements / Updates:

  • ADA celebration & Sen Harkin visit (Bri)
  • ReelAbilities Film Festival March 20th – 22nd (Bri)- update: Filmscene – adding Bill movie “A Friend Indeed” (paralympic file ideas thru adaptive sports partner, paralympic athletes, champions with special Olympics Memory, pushing boundaries, no ordinary campaign / people interested in committee
  • Adaptive rock-climbing clinic December 3rd, call for volunteers (Bri) – thanks for certified training budget
  • Hawkatholon – April events    
  • CDA December 8th in person social at main library with Wild Bills tour. 11:30 AM -1 PM -MP shared sandwich link; Rita shared room information with map (1103-05)
  • Hey Buddy, I'm Bill Exhibit open until December 19th at the Main Library! Gallery website information and visit planning (

Planning (Fall remainder meetings - thru December 2023):

Action Items (before next meeting):

Next meeting/social: Friday December 8th, 2023, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (CST) – Main Library