[JPhonk] meeting 'minutes'

Candace Esslinger dacey9 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 23:19:22 EDT 2017


*"i hope to send a draft out in the next week or so, and hopefully sooner!"*
Thanks for the update and no worries Dan!!

I'll try to remember the word "team" in the future, good to know.

Go Team!

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 10:20 PM, Dan Codiga via JPhonk <jphonk at or8.net>
wrote:

> i was the 'scribe' at the meeting last monday, and i am working on putting
> together some 'minutes' from it. but i have had trouble getting to spend
> much time on it-- and there was a whole lot of good material that is worth
> summarizing and including. so it is taking me a while.
>
> i hope to send a draft out in the next week or so, and hopefully sooner!
>
> candacey: the comment (in an earlier email) about mini-teams already
> having been set up was a joke, as far as i know (other than maybe dom and
> richard to work toward 501c3 status for us)... i do think we aspire to get
> there eventually, though! also, it was decided that the word 'committee'
> was never to be spoken, which is why 'mini-teams' keeps showing up...
> On 10/4/2017 9:54 PM, Candace Esslinger via JPhonk wrote:
>
> Hey Everyone!
>
> Sounds like committees were set up at the meeting. Looking forward to
> hearing about the meeting and
> what transpired at some point (?).
>
> I guess my thoughts on this are
> 1) It was really nice to hear from others
>
> 2) It was great to hear more details and research on what this event was
> and who we would potentially be playing for
>
> 3) I think that's a great point in the favor of while things take time,
> it's really good to share and get input from each other
>
> 4) Based on what was shared I'm in favor of doing things like this... on a
> case by case basis. Now that I've heard more
> this particular event sounds worthwhile
> and I'm for things that are worthwhile and help people.
>
> 5) While we may or may not care for whatever crowd may be at an event, I
> think its good to mix with all people
> and share who we are.  It could be a good thing. I think we are a good
> thing and make people smile.
>
> 6) I think if we take gigs that are high paying, and that crowd is
> expecting something of us, its really important to
> get people committed ahead of time. And if that's the case, I don't know
> where you got on the money
> discussion but this could lead to further discussion of that.
>
>
>  Cheers!
> Candace
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 1:38 PM, Marie Ghitman via JPhonk <jphonk at or8.net>
> wrote:
>
>> So... what is our mission? (And does playing at fundraisers fit into it?)
>>  I personally think not, but I'm not on the mini-team working on defining
>> our mission so I'll wait to hear from others!
>>
>>
>> Marie Ghitman, MEd, RN
>> Co-Producer, Jamaica Plain Porchfest and Hoopla Productions
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Schroth, Steve <Schroth at bostonchildrensmuseum.org>
>> Date: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 1:25 PM
>> Subject: A different type of performance opportunity at BCM
>> To: Marie Ghitman <marie.ghitman at gmail.com>
>>
>>
>> Hi Marie,
>>
>>
>>
>> Hope you are well. Thank you again for performing at Boston Children’s
>> Museum. Everyone here loved it. Actually, someone from our development
>> department asked if I could reach out to you regarding performing at our
>> annual Gala/fundraiser this November. I know they’d like to have you
>> perform, but I wasn’t sure if performing at Fundraisers fits with your
>> mission and so I wanted to ask you first before I put you two in touch with
>> each other. If so, let me know and I can connect you with the woman
>> organizing the event.  If not, no worries, we’d love to work with you again
>> in some other capacity going forward, maybe Maker Faire next year!
>>
>>
>>
>> Wishing you the best!
>>
>>
>>
>> *Steve Schroth*
>>
>> Culture and Performing Arts Educator
>>
>> Boston Children’s Museum
>>
>> 308 Congress Street
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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