First Friday Minutes: May 1, 2020

First Friday Minutes: May 1, 2020 – Zoom

Attending: Eli, Cait, Karen, Arlen, Richard Karsh, Erin, Kent, Lisa, Mem, Morland, Joe, Jack, Rosa, Richard, Sheila, Keith

Eli 20:13

President’s Report: We are having a meeting.

Vice President’s Report: Morland is VP-NTR

Secretary’s Report: Minutes of previous Meeting posted to Facebook. And posted to Website!

Social Media Secretary’s Report: NTR

Treasurer’s Report: Lisa – We have money. Club will continue to pay for Zoom for the nonce.

Trustees Report: NTR

Book Committee:
We have books through December.

Insurance Committee:

Photo Committee:

Refreshments Committee:

COSine 2021:

    We need to wait to verify about Corona conditions until we decide to hold COSine 2021.
    We will drown aliens in pool.
    Hotels may be flexible depending on circumstances
    Make decision at July Meeting.
    Maybe send out status message to potential attendees and let them know what we are thinking about for 2021.

Old Business:

    Don is doing OK
    Virtual Movie Meeting under discussion.

New Business:

    Authorize club to pay for a year of zoom – passed by acclamation.
    What do we want to do for 4th? Move to Labor Day or Christmas? Need to discuss.


    Zoom less that $200 for year.
    SpaceX launching lots of rockets
    Soon US will have manned rockets again.
    Taco Tuesday
    Comic Book Day is NOT on Saturday. Postponed to a later date.
    Arlen posted link to Theater Production – good this weekend

Next Meeting:
June 5, 2020, Zoom

    Book: Dragon Sport by Jane Yolen


Book Discussion: Parafaith War – LE Modesitt

    Anglican vs Episcopalian
    Some biases visible
    Nathan Lowell has a new book out.
    The answer is 42. flooding e-markets with ebooks. Authors not getting paid. has audio books. Little Free Library by Naomi Kritzer

Steps to Access the Audiobooks

  • Make sure you REGISTER for SYNC at
  • Get the Sora App to access free SYNC audiobooks.
  • The app is available in the Apple App and Google Play stores.
  • Borrow these titles in the Sora app before they are replaced by a new pairing on May 7th!