C.A.M.P. Minutes – Wed. Dec. 17th, 2014, 7 p.m.
Mary Haslett welcomed everyone and gave an overview of the Dec. 4th OMB PreHearing Meeting that was held at the Town of Caledon Town Hall. Here are the key dates:
Jan. 26, 2015 – issues list prepared and submitted to OMB by Laura Bowman, CAMP’s legal counsel
Feb. 20, 2015 – witness list submitted to OMB
March 6, 2015 – 2nd OMB PreHearing Meeting at 10 a.m. at the Town of Caledon Town Hall, Caledon East
July 6, 2015 – OMB Hearing – over 15 consecutive days – place to be determined
Mary explained that, in preparation for the OMB Hearing, key experts have been/are being retained. The average cost for each expert is $25,000 each. C.A.M.P.’s fundraising is on-going to collect enough funds to pay for these and other OMB expenses (e.g. disbursements).
Mary acknowledged the donation of 100 signed limited edition prints (Print: “Side by Side” was displayed) by Canadian artist John Harrington. The pri nts are being given to all donations of $200.00 or more, effective Dec. 2014.
The group then discussed future fundraising events. It was suggested that CAMP try to host an event each month between January 2015 to June 2015. Here is a rough outline of events and possible timeframe for each:
Jan – no event planned – continue with door to door canvassing – John Harrington print as incentive
Feb – Lunch and Family Skate possibly hosted at Teen Ranch – Mary to contact
Mar – Euchre/Scrabble Tournament – Alton Legion or Bythia Seniors –
April – Earth Week/Day – movie at local cinema/theater show – proceeds to CAMP – Eileen Dyke to contact
May – plant sale/afternoon tea/fashion show
Jun – garage sale – Mary to contact
July – golf tournament – Orangeville Golf Club with Dinner? –
Other Fundraising Ideas:
Camp wear – t-shirts/hats
bottle drive –
scrap metal drive
farmers’ market – Aug
car derby/enviro tour of Caledon
passport to restaurants in Orangeville and Alton
Barn Dance/Hawaiian dance/pub night/Joe Cocker
Mono Cliffs Inn – Pub night?
Communication and Fundraising Appeal:
– town hall meetings – dates to be decided – Alton Mill? Bythia Seniors Centre in Orangeville?
– salons – dates to be determined
– on-going door to door canvassing
Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, 7 p.m. at Alton Library