Rachel Corrie Chapter 109 Veterans For Peace Regular Meeting Minutes 19 July 2009

Location:  Traditions Fair Trade, 5th Ave and Water St; Olympia, WA


Members present:  T. Zander, M. Fleming

Guests:  J. Crawford, A. Martinson, J. Love, K. Chaplin



Meeting began at 5:30 pm.


Treasurer was unable to attend but submitted treasurer’s report via email.  Details will be included on archived minutes.


 A. Martinson and J. Crawford presented information regarding the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural project and inquired whether VFP 109 was interested in designing and preparing a leaf for the mural.  The project is seeking a design by 15 August.  Members present were interested but unwilling to make a commitment in absence of additional members.  Crawford is liaison with VFP and IVAW and is available to assist in preparing the leaf.


Arlington Northwest scheduled for Friday and Saturday, 18-19 September.  Fleming will contact Jim James to get information about how last year’s event was arranged and will prepare a task chart for the August meeting.


K. Chaplin stopped in during meeting to invite VFP members to visit the counter-recruiting booth next to Traditions during Lakefair .


Since no other members were in attendance, no further business was discussed.  For the benefit of the guests, Zander described various possible activities that VFP is considering for the fall and into next year.  These activities were previously presented at the June meeting, recorded in those minutes and will not be repeated here..