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Equality Kansas Meeting 9/19/16
Attendees: Luc B., Benedette K, Stephanie Mott, Dan B.
Meeting was called to order at 7:01 PM.
Minutes from the July meeting were approved by unanimous vote.
Chair report: Luc: Trans-Kansas went very well, including workshops, participation by BTMI, networking, socializing, and more. Topeka Pride went well. We had good publicity, written and visual. A follow-up meeting by Topeka Pride will be 9/29, tentatively set for 6pm, at the library. Luc is now President of BTMI Kansas. KSTEP has been very active recently, with well-attended presentations. Luc is volunteering with the Shawnee County Democratic Party. Dan B is also a Ward Captain with the organization.
Vice-chair report: The Bowling for Equality event was enjoyed by all, including young children and adults. Attendance was slightly less than the previous outing, with 11 paid bowlers.
Treasurer: Per Stephanie M balance is $202.22, including funds from the bowling event with all costs paid.
Chapter Conference: The next conference will be 10/2, 1 pm, in Wichita.
11/20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, (TDOR) this year, with observance planned for 11/19, a Saturday.
Equality Efforts: We discussed the current status of Equality efforts in Topeka. Endorsements are pending from the state organization.
We will be holding our annual meeting, including officer elections, in October.
Stephanie made a motion to make a $100 donation to BTMI Kansas, pending verification of having at least $200 in the treasury. The funds, if donated, will be spent on Kansas efforts. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Meeting adjourned at 8:02 PM