SOS Meeting Notes – December 9, 2014

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DECEMBER 9, 2014 NOTES:

SOS BOARD ELECTIONS – Jay Meredith
SOS Members elected the following to serve on the SOS Board for the next year:

Jay Meredith

Cheri Adkins

Holly Lidey

Bill Ertel

Amber Garza

Cliff Thomason

Nancy Coleman

Jacki Halcomb

Thanks for serving everyone!  Terms of the Board are one-year terms with a limit of 5 consecutive years serving.

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SOS Sponsor Report – Jacki Halcomb

  • Sponsor Form is completed
  • Jacki has been selected as this committee’s Captain
  • This committee’s next meeting was December 15, at 12:00 PM at the Laughing Clam in Grants Pass
  • OUR Goal is to get every business to fly our SOS placard
  • We want to unite all businesses in Josephine County
  • We want our SOS Sponsor page to be the anchor for our website
  • Current members are Jacki Holcomb (Captain), Kim Gasperson, Brian Pendleton, Jennifer Essick, Jay Meredith and Archie Lidey
  • Sponsor COUNT TBA

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MAT-C Committee – Nancy Yonally/Marilane Jorgenson/Dr. Felica Cohen

  • Dr. Steven Rotter MAT-C Medical Director
  • $2,500 Grant was received from the LADPC Meeting (Thank you Abe Huntley, Nancy Yonally and Marilane Jorgenson)
  • That Grant will go towards our Awareness Video, which is in its’ final editing stages and has an estimated cost of $14,000
  • At the last meeting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ the Women’s Health Center, Rick Jones facilitated another GRANT of $6,000 for our Awareness Video through Carla McCafferty @ OPTIONS
  • SIMPLY FANTASTIC!
  • Thank YOU!
  • Jay Meredith shall coordinate with Rick Jones to help the MAT-C become a non-profit
  • We celebrated the imminent departure of Josephine County Community Corrections Director Abe Huntley to retirement. Abe has been a stellar member of our community and shall be missed!
  • Our next meeting shall be at the Women’s Health Center on January 7, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
  • Join this committee, contact Nancy at nancy.yonally.coleman@gmail.com

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SOS Meeting Notes – December 2, 2014

NOTES from December 2, 2014:

Tree Donation through a generous donation by Holly Lidey, Felicia Cohen, David Smith, Liz Hirni and Steve Marshak, a Christmas Tree, “Heavenly Peace” was purchased at WINTERFEST and donated on behalf of SOS to the Newman United Methodist Church in appreciation for their generous contribution of their meeting room to SOS throughout the year. Thank YOU!

SOS Sponsor Report Jennifer Essick

  • Copies of the Sponsor form should be ready for next meeting
  • Sponsor COUNT TBA
  • OUR Goal is to get every business to fly our SOS placard
  • We want to unite all businesses in Josephine County
  • We want our SOS Sponsor page to be the anchor for our website
  • Someone suggestions: having businesses contribute 2% of sales for a day to SOS; have sponsors show up to 12-16-14 Community United for Safety Kick-Off Party
  • Current members are Jacki Holcomb, Kim Gasperson, Brian Pendleton, Jennifer Essick, Jay Meredith and Archie Lidey
  • If you would like to join this committee, please e-mail Jennifer @ etopps_08@hotmail.com

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MAT-C Committee

Nancy Yonally/Marilane Jorgenson/Dr. Felica Cohen

  • Dr. Steven Rotter MAT-C Medical Director advised that we received a $2,500 grant for our Video Production (We need $14,000) from the LADPC Meeting which was held on December 4, 2014 @ 1:30, at the Marie Hill Conference room at Community Corrections, 510 NW 4th Street, Grants Pass. Thank you to Nancy Yonally, Marilane Jorgenson and Abe Huntley for securing this GRANT! It’s a GREAT Start!!! THANK YOU!!!
  • Join this committee, contact Nancy at nancy.yonally.coleman@gmail.com

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