1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Agenda We are OFFICIAL!!!! Board Members By-Laws Bank Account PO Box Fundraisers Goals Advertisment Future meetings New Business Puzzle Peace United 10/16/11 Were OFFICIAL!!!!! • Our official name is: Puzzle Peace United a nonprofit corporation of New Jersey • Paperwork for 501(c)3 status in the works (we may need to pay a lawyer to fill it out). By-laws need to be completed and approved by IRS. • Once paperwork is filed it will take 4-6 weeks to be approved by the IRS, then we will get official tax-exempt status. Board Members • Trustees – Jamie Culican, President – Jen Curran, Vice President – Lauren Dallago, Secretary • Open Positions: – Treasurer – Fundraiser Coordinator – Advertising Coordinator – Communications Director By-laws • By-laws need to be created, at the next meeting these will be voted on! • Come with ideas on: »Voting in future board members »Money allowances towards events »Public membership »Etc. Bank Account • An account will be created as soon as we have money to put in it! • Account needs three representatives names • All checks will require 2 signatures PO Box • A Vineland PO Box needs to be opened in organizations name »Someone with a Vineland drivers license must open it. • Current address is: »45 Twin Oaks Dr., Bridgeton, NJ 08302 • • • • • • • Fundraiser Ideas Spaghetti Dinner/Improve Golf outing-parent/child Carnival Crepe Maker Lunches Christmas Ornaments Holiday Craft Fair Breakfast w/Santa Fundraiser Goals • • • • Respite Night for Parents High School Scholarship Free Community Events for Children Parent Trainings Advertisement • • • • • • T-Shirts Quarterly Newsletters Website: www.puzzlepeaceunited.org Facebook Newspaper ads / Thanks you’s Flyers Future Meetings • Future meetings will be held at a members house, once a month. • Board members and/or trustees may meet weekly to bi-monthly (places to be determined). • Next meeting will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011, 6pm @ Culican’s house. »Bring a dish, we will make it fun! New Business • Fundraiser updates?