July 2017 – General Membership Meeting

Friends of the Mahoning River General Membership Meeting
July 17, 2017 from 6:30 to 7:45pm

Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown

  1. Welcome/Introductions
  2. Message from our Treasurer: Sara Smith
  3. Speaker: Joann Esenwien with Eastgate Regional Council of Governments will come and present on the topic of low-head dam removal and our Mahoning River.
  4. FOMR’s Water Quality Program: Stuart Smith and Josh Boyle provide information about our program, the work that has been completed, and what is planned for the future.
  5. Committee Update: If you have questions about any of the committee projects, please seek out a committee member.
    • Education Committee – Ed, Colleen, and/or Felicia
    • Restoration and Preservation – Tom Smith
    • Recreation – Don, Pete, Ed Haun, and Joel
    • Communication and Membership – Sara & Don
    • Grants and Fundraising – Sara, Patricia, & Susan
  6. Upcoming Events and Old Business: FOMR’s Website development – our website is evolving, check it out at http://www.friendsofthemahoningriver.org.FOMR summer party
  7. New Business: Political liaison; signage project for the river corridor; fundraising project.
  8. Other

Adjournment of Meeting

Next meeting: General Membership August 21, 2017, 6:30pm to 7:45pm


Mission Statement:

The Friends of the Mahoning River advocate improving the quality of the Mahoning River through education, restoration, and recreation.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has ~ Margaret Mead

For more information, call Patricia Natali Dunbar – 330.719.2337.
Contact us: Mahoningriverfriends@gmail.com
Check out our website: http://www.friendsofthemahoningriver.org
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