||Welcome and Opening Remarks - Meeting called to order by George McMillan, vice-president.
||Adoption of Agenda - Motion to adopt the agenda as printed: Susan Drinkwater seconded by William MacMillan, carried.
||Minutes of previous meeting The printed minutes of the May 08, 2010, branch meeting were distributed and read.
Acceptance moved by Susan Drinkwater, seconded by George McMillan, carried.
||Business arising from last meeting:
DNA testing and the links it may indicate to family groups was discussed.
The project is on-line at:
Harold MacMillan puts the approximate cost at $250.
||Treasurer's Report: Harold distributed copies of the current Balance Sheet.
- Discussion of the quantity of "Posters" still in inventory and their distribution took place.
Report acceptance moved by Harold MacMillan, seconded by William MacMillan, carried.
- The Book Account GIC due to be renewed on May 1st, should be rounded up to $3500.
Moved by William MacMillan, seconded by George McMillan, carried.
||Glengarry Highland Games Report:
William noted the positive and negative aspects of having our table set up outside the Clan Building.
Sunlight made computer display a problem, lack of electrical power also a difficulty.
- Lindsay MacCulloch to be contacted and request made to have our old
location in the Clan Building assigned, without having to share the
space with another group. The stage for the violin maker might be
better set up in the unused west half of the building which would give
more room for audience seating.
- Kit Shop sales were estimated at $85.
Acceptance moved by William MacMillan, seconded by Susan Drinkwater, carried.
||Book Committee Report:
Harold MacMillan has been in contact with a couple who may be of assistance with indexing the boxes of Mary Beaton's materials.
Acceptance moved by Harold MacMillan, seconded by Margaret Taylor, carried.
Glengarry Highland Games - Maxville: the MacMillan table and display should be set up in the Clans building by 9:00 am.
If you can offer some time on Saturday, August 4, to join in meeting
and greeting clan table visitors please contact Harold MacMillan or
The Clan Parade: a strong turnout for the MacMillan contingent
is encouraged. Please check in (preferably before 11:00 am) with Harold
or the clan table for parade formation time and location. An article of
tartan is desirable.
Historic Sites Tour:
The Glengarry Historical Society's annual Historical Site Tour is in
planning for June 23. Phone the Dunvegan Museum for information on
reservation space: (613) 527-5230
- Family Heritage Day: in Vankleek Hill, is set for October 27/28.
Events Planning acceptance moved by Susan Drinkwater, seconded by Harold MacMillan, carried.
- "Future Directions for this Branch"; William MacMillan proposed that as our aim we "Collect and diseminate family information".
- Access Copyright request for Business Number: General consensus to
ignore the request after William outlined the resulting complications.
- 2012 Clan MacMillan Society of North America Gathering (see Item VII above)
Acceptance moved by William MacMillan, seconded by Harold MacMillan, carried.
- A remittance to Clan Centre of 100 pounds Sterling be made.
Acceptance moved by Susan Drinkwater, seconded by Anne Neuman, carried.
||Election of Executive Officers:
William MacMillan (immediate Past President) called for
nominations. With no nominations offered, he inquired whether the
current incumbents would continue to serve in their current positions.
All officers agreed to continue.
Acceptance moved by William MacMillan, seconded by George McMillan, carried.
President Anne Neuman expressed her thanks to all in attendance.
Motion to Adjourn.