Dec 6, 2014


·                     Kim called the meeting to order.

·                     Thank you Bob and Judy for hosting the meeting. The club gave Bob and Judy a gift certificate for the Barlow Restaurant as a thank you for hosting WVAWs meetings. We also appreciated their work on preparing the entrées and pudding for the party.

·                     Treasury: Terry reported that there was $1,713.80 with $150 in member contributions to scholarships. The club agreed to donate for the scholarship through Chemeketa Community College, and Terry will send the check to the college.

·                     Scott Garvey is the new president.  If you are interested in hosting a meeting, let Scott know.  We are planning on meeting every other month on the 3rd Saturday. Russ and Jan will host the meeting at their home on 7/18/15. We are flexible when we will incorporate wine events, education, etc. at the meetings

·                     We thanked Kim for her time as President. THANK YOU KIM!!!


       Minutes from previous meeting:


·                     Thank you Gary running the competition. Thank you Sue, Chris, Judy, and Bob for their assistance.

·                     The club approved to waive Gary and Sue’s membership dues for 2014 due to the work they did on the wine competition.

·                     Kim passed around a list of members and the contact information so members can check to make sure the information is current.

·                     We may have potential members join next month.

·                     Scott Garvey will be in the next president of WVAWS starting in 2015. Chris will continue as vice-president, Terry will continue to be the treasurer, and Shari will continue to be the secretary.

·                     There will not be a meeting in Oct. We will plan on having the December holiday party. Kim will check with Steve about the availability of Eola Hills for the party.

·                     The club voted to have 6 meetings per year: Feb, April, June, July, Sept., and Dec. on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

·                     Club balance: $2,115.75. The club paid $254 for insurance, and $50 for Oregon business license. Some of the money includes funds for the scholarship. We raised $720 from the wine competition. Eight of the 72 bottles submitted were from our wine club members. With the expenses for the competition, the club made about $318.

·                     Multnomah County Fair hasn’t had a wine competition for a while, and the Westside Club is considering reviving the Multnomah County Fair wine competition.  Chris will send an e-mail to John Kahrs from the Westside Club to let them know that we won’t be hosting a wine competition anymore.