City of Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board met January 9.
City of Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board met Jan. 9.
Here is the agenda provided by the Board:
Members Present: Ashley Martínez, Carmen Julia Rodríguez, Héctor Ochoa, Bárbara
Hernández, Janel Cabadas, Néstor García, Samuel Núñez, and Josie Tanksley.
Board Members Absent: Mariana Ponce-Hill, Adrienne Holloway, Junelly
González, Alberto Reynaga, Iliana Rivera, and María Del Carmen Hidalgo
City Representative Present: Dan Barreiro
AHHAB Board Minutes: January 9, 2017
I. Meeting called to order at 4:38 p.m.
II. Welcome AM
III. Acceptance of Agenda: Motion by: CJR, Seconded by NG. Motion carried unanimously.
IV. Acceptance of November 2016 Minutes. Motion by: HO, Seconded by: NG. Motion carried unanimously.
V. Acceptance of December 2016 Minutes. Motion by: HO, Seconded by: BH. Motion carried unanimously.
VI. Finance Report – Funds from Dunham came through, current balance is $31,820.52.
AM asked DB when the City allocation ($20,000) will be deposited in the account.
VII. Festival Funding Application from Compañeros en Salud
a. Event at the Prisco Community Center on April 8, 2017 - 7am-1pm.
b. Motion to donate $500 for Festival Funding Application from AHHAB and $500 from the City of Aurora: Motion by: HO, Seconded by: CJR. Motion carried by Ashley Martínez, Carmen Julia Rodríguez, Héctor Ochoa, Bárbara Hernández, Janel Cabadas, Néstor García, and Josie Tanksley
VIII. Community Breakfast
a. Award Recipients
i. Scholarship recipients
1. 6 - West Aurora, 6 - East Aurora, 2 - Oswego East, 1 - Rosary HS, 1 - Marmion Academy, 1 - Waubonsee Community College, 1 - Aurora
ii. Youth Leadership
1. East Aurora HS, Aurora Christian School, and West Aurora HS
iii. Essay Contest
1. Simmons MS and Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy
iv. Poster Contest
1. Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy and Schneider ES
v. Coloring Contest
1. Hill ES and Benavides Kindergarten
b. Motion to allocate $600 plus fees to award money for the contests. Motion by: HO, Seconded by: JC. Motion carried by Ashley Martínez, Carmen Julia Rodríguez, Héctor Ochoa, Bárbara Hernández, Janel Cabadas, Néstor García, Samuel Núñez and Josie Tanksley
c. Confirmed Sponsorship for the Breakfast
i. Dr. Granhoff Foundation at $1,500
ii. SD 129 West Aurora, Gold sponsor at $750
iii. Dolan and Murphy, Silver sponsor at $500
iv. Alderman Richard Irving, Silver sponsor at $500
v. Dee N. Basile personal contribution still undetermined
vi. HO will follow up with MH on Old Second Dominion Bank contribution
d. Breakfast miscellaneous items
i. CJR will be doing the PowerPoint presentation
ii. Looking for the National Anthem singer, preferably from Waubonsie Valley HS
iii. AM is checking that speakers are included in our contract
iv. HO is looking for the person who will do the Invocation
v. AH will do the Welcome and introduce the Mayor
vi. SN and BH will present awards recipients this year
vii. HO is looking for the Color Guard, NG suggests Marmion Academy
viii. Need to find someone for the Pledge of Allegiance, preferably from SD 204
ix. Breakfast Buffett will open at 7 AM
x. Set-up will be the night before - Thursday, January 26, 2017 - time to be announced later
xi. Ask HO and AH about items in storage - SN will follow up
1. Storage Facility at Indian Trail, possible pick up on Jan 25, 2017
xii. Need Display of Poster/Coloring Contest winners, JG has them
xiii. Dee Hakala put together baskets for the raffle; we will do the same thing as last year - AM has raffle tickets
xiv. Dee will order flowers and cookies/empanadas – ask MCH who usually takes care of it.
xv. Need friends and volunteers for the day, JT will keep track of volunteers
IX. New Member Recruitment
a. Several applications were received, but the residential addresses were outside of Aurora. New members need to reside in the City of Aurora. Alex Voigt is the contact person for applications at the Mayor Office, interested persons can also apply online.
X. El Dia de los Niños, Chair, Date, Possible Rain Date Location
a. Suggested date - Saturday, April 29, 2017.
a. Rush Copley seminar focusing on back pain - January 12, 2017 - flyer is in English and Spanish
b. Latinas on the Plaza shared an event on our Facebook page - January 21, 2017, Aurora Public Library - providing help to young women in college or recently graduated do their 5-year life plan
Meeting adjourned at 6:02 p.m.
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