Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Dunning Neighborhood Organization

Board of Directors



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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Meeting called to order:


Introductions: Camille, Melissa, Ed, Ivan, Jo, Phil, Jessica, Jose

6: 45 Financials: Jose

  • Jae reported: As of April 24th we had 1,700 (TCF),
  • Issues: Paypal, only a 500 withdrawal a month, 300 in the account now
  • Push for dues
  • Asking for a button to just donate money to the DNO.

6:49: Banners: Phil

  • Filled our quota of banners:
    • List of businesses that bought banners available on Google... Read More
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Movies at the park:

  • Hiawatha Park
  • 2 dates at dusk: July 19th, and August 29th
  • Toss up between: Avatar, Ghostbusters, Goonies, and Wizard of Oz for 7/19
  • Toss up between: Ferris Bueller’s day off and Karate Kid- 8/29
  • Saturday: More adult oriented
  • Sunday: More family oriented
  • City comes out, surveys the land, sets up and tears down, w/ popcorn (free); we may purchase their popcorn if we need more
  • Asking theaters to donate boxes of popcorn
  • Ed has a contact for popcorn
  • City... Read More
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

DNO Steering Committee Minutes

Feb. 10, 2015, Shabbona Park

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Present: Jim Ignatowski, Terri Ignatowski, Ed Bannon (Acting President), Kirsten Yehl (new member), Phil Garofalo, Jessie Cuaresma, Jae Cuaresma, Kerry Murphy, Melissa Kaszynski

Called to order:

  • First to order, November 18 email from DNO Gmail account was accidentally sent without blind cc, so all emails were shared with all members.
  1. Kerry Murphy will now be responsible for email communication via the secure DNO website.
  2. Ed drafted an email apology for the accidental email address exposure. The response was discussed. Ed's email will include an... Read More
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

In attendance: Ed Bannon Melissa Kaszynski Kerry Murphy Amelia Cardone-Kabat Jim Ignatowski Phil Schwartz

6:40 Ed calls meeting to order Amelia seconds Phil Schwartz is introduced from the Portage Park Neighborhood association. Is a 501c4. Concept is to promote the organization. Have done forums for Alderman, Senator and state representatives. Only had an issue when the Guzzardi debate occurred. No politicking is allowed at meetings. No questions in advance. Questions are solicited by website, Facebook, and twitter. Tomorrow we will find out how many aldermanic candidates there... Read More

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In attendance: Sue Santoro, Kerry Murphy, Jim Ignatowski, Teresa Giannini, Terri Ignatowski, Jose and Jessie, Amelia Kabat, Melissa Kaszynski, Roy Ligammari, Nick Sposato, Bob Sperber.

Sue from New Horizons gave background on the organization, including history and mission.

Christmas Party at Draft on Friday, Dec. 5 and all proceeds will go toward New Horizons. Discussion ensued to switch the date from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5. There is a Hawks game on Dec. 5 which might increase the crowd.

Start time 6 PM - 10 PM, raffle to take place at 10 PM. There will be a $10 cover at... Read More

Facilitator(s): Ed

Recorder(s):  Jessica

Starting/ending times: 7:00PM-8:30PM

Date: 7/14/15

Location: Café Prague