Monday, February 10, 2014
Second February Meeting Scheduled
Our last meeting was held on Wednesday, February 5. We discussed the menu for the tea and our fund-raising efforts.
8:25 pm est
Due to the planning of our tea, we will be having a second meeting for February. It will be held on Wednesday,
February 19 at Claudette's house. We will have the usual snacks at 6:30 followed by our meeting at 7:00.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
January 2014 Meetings
We met two times in January, on the 1st and the 22nd of the month. Our meetings continue to focus on our plans for the
upcoming tea. Tickets for the tea were distributed at both of the meetings. We currently have 17 tables committed
for the event. Excitement is building as the date of our event approaches.
12:51 am est
Thursday, December 26, 2013
December, 2013 Meeting
Our annual Christmas party was held on Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 at Claudette's house. We had our usual delicious
food and fun with our ornament gift exchange. Unfortunately "Tessa", the dancing flamingo ornament, did not
return for the party. Hopefully, she will make an appearance at next year's event. It was wonderful to get
together for friendship and fun.
6:08 pm est
November 2013 Meeting
Our November meeting was held on the 6th of November, 2013. Items discussed included our application for tax exempt
status and continuing plans for our upcoming tea. We also discussed our Christmas party, which will be held in lieu
of a meeting for the month.
6:04 pm est
Saturday, October 5, 2013
October 2013 Meeting
The October 2013 meeting of the Tea Ladies of the St. James Goose Creek Parish Area was held at the Berkeley Electric Coop
Building in Goose Creek.
8:28 pm est
Claudette reported that application has been sent to the IRS for designation of The Tea
Ladies as a tax exempt organization. We already have tax exempt status through the state. Members were updated
on the Bylaw changes made in order to meet the requirements for documentation for the IRS application.
reported that we have sold 102 cookbooks and have 98 remaining.
Barbara has agreen to give a workshop on paper
cutting at our January meeting.
We discussed door prize and silent auction items for our next tea in March 2014.
Suggestions were made for another field trip. Sharon will find out about the Dorchester Historical sites tour
coming up soon and get back to us. We also discussed going to tearooms in Ridgeway, Hopsewee, Conway, and Savannah.
Our last item of discussion was regarding possible recipients of funds from our upcoming tea. We could also
make disbursements prior to the tea. Please research non-profit organizations in the St. James Goose Creek Area that
would fit within our organization's mission statement.