TA Minutes March 2014 Meeting

Discussion in 'Tidewater Area, VA' started by Jyn'ah Mairo, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. Jyn'ah Mairo Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Tidewater Alliance

    March 23, 2014

    Attendees: 11

    • Welcome
      • New Members: No new members in attendance
      • About the TA
        • Restructuring of meetings (Speakers, Collectables Day, Prop Day)
          • In attempt to make the meetings more fun, we will briefly review events, and make sure to have an interactive part to each meeting – allowing folks to present Star Wars related talks, “show and tell” and other fun ideas. If YOU have an idea of something fun to do/add to the meetings, please let us know!
    • Treasury / Secretary Report
    • TA Events
      • Galacticon (what a success!!!)- 2nd largest Galacticon yet! We did have some table coverage issues, we will have to work on that for future cons, to ensure we share table duty so everyone can have fun.
        • For table coverage, need 2 people at all times
        • Better planning for this and panels (review panel presentations ahead of time)
        • Return staff badges
        • Group the SW tables together in back corner by Blast a Trooper
        • Put sign outside library
        • Need to make sure temperature not too hot in vendor room, and that carpet is clean prior
      • Upcoming TA Events
        • Alzheimers Walk (No costumes required! Just donate & walk for a good cause!) TBD
        • Yearly picnic – May or August, TBD. Possibly Redwing Park
      • Ideas for fun?
    • Big 3 Clubs
      • Past Events
        • ROFCon – Shannon honorary member of MM, Yay pizza & break room! Great turn out for its first year!
      • Future Events

    • April 5: Mt Trashmore Star Party – sunset to 11pm
    • April 12: Make a Wish Birthday?
    • April 19: Farm Fresh Donation Food Drive – noon (Cedar Road)
    • April 27: Jedi Training Day, Virginia Beach Central Library 2pm
    • May 3: Tides Star Wars night (Lucas Film permissions) – need handlers J
    • May 4 weekend: ODU Baseball SW night, Outback Steakhouse SW night (Hilltop), Free Comic Book Day Indian River; Rebel Legion – Chesapeake Library Free Comic Book Day
    • July 6: Car Show CHKD
      NOTE – John or Rick will be posting the events in the FB group so you can join the events you can attend.

    • Closing
      • Next Fun Social Outing: TBD
      • Next TA Meetings: TBD