First Friday Fandom Minutes: September 2nd, 2022

First Friday Minutes: 9-2-2022 In-Person and Online

Attending: Eli, Morland, Dave, Arlen, Karen, Erin, Cindy, Wes, Tim, Ted
Zoom: Richard Karsh, Cary, Megan

Presiding: Eli – Called meeting to order at 8:04pm

President’s Report: NTR

Vice President’s Report: NTR

Secretary’s Report: Morland – Minutes of previous Meetings posted! Side Conversation: Where should the minutes go?

Social Media Secretary’s Report:NTR.

Treasurer’s Report: Eli (on Lisa’s behalf) – We have money.

Trustees Report: Lovvern is now a member as of 9-2-22!

Book Committee: About half a dozen “also rans” on facebook or send email. DragonCon Awards, Nebula Awards, etc., are all candidates.

Photo Committee: NTR.

Refreshments Committee: NTR. Pizza and cookies are here. Research STILL continues.

COSine 2023: Arlen – Sold: 65 people registered. 10 dealers tables. 2 authors row tables. Covered COVID policy. Made it to hotel and measured. Art show director opted for smaller space to make things better. Gaming group being sorted.

Unfinished Business: – Where should the minutes go? (from last meeting) FFF Website – Rename ‘Meetings’ to ‘Meeting Schedule’ by acclamation.

New Business: – Movie outings may be a thing in the future…in the future.

Announcements: – Amazon Prime Video Rings of Power is out! (Megan) HBO has prequel to Game of Thrones (House of the Dragon). Wheel of Time was on Amazon too. Netflix has Sandman…it was great (Eli and Arlen). Discussed other shows. BatGirl. Eli – Artemis launch was scrubbed…but we’ll see. Karen – There is a Japan trip late October – early November for $3k that may or may not occur. Pawtoberfest. Ted – There are ‘zines available for the taking courtesy of Cynthia Felice.

Next Meeting: 7 October 2022 at Karen’s House. Check your email or facebook! Jack will not be at the next meeting. Arlen may not be either.

Book: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

Adjourn: 8:47pm

Book Discussion: Book: TBD – Hugo Award Winner