December 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017

December 07, 2017

Mars, Patrick, Brien, Steve, Rocko, Tad, Peter, Justin, Marcus, Kenneth, Zrai, Jim, Chase, Miah, Michael May, Sir Eric, Brett, Michael, Mike, Sam, Indy, PJ, Steve

 

Old Business

Wax a Bear - We raised $4376, Thank you everyone!

Patrick would like us to think about how we can inject new life into the event

It was suggested we should consider buying a wax kit.

It was a great idea that we took the second place bids before hand.

Have door covered about an hour before hand.

See if the bar can adjust the dancer’s schedule. – Have this conversation with Lon about a month prior.

Should we ask Lon to extend the back patio for next year?

Contact the local papers about the 10 year anniversary.

Gear Night – It was fun.

Charlies had a Naughty or Nice night – It was cute, there were some demos. The boys volunteered to do some demos.

Kenneth was in a play. Many of the boys came out and saw the play.

 

New Business

Southwest Leather Conference 2018 - We are volunteering for the hospitality suite this year. January 20th Saturday 10-noon. We need to decide what we want to do for food and how we will pay for it.

Cheese and Pretzels, Chocolate and Fruit. Chocolate and Fruit have been offered to be donated.

Our aim is to raise $50 for the food. Please give your money to Michael May.

Discussion Night – Jan 21st

PrEP and TASK – 16 - Rocko

Diversity and Inclusion in the Leather community -8

DIY kink - 6

Chastity - 4

Puppies - 6

Suspension - 8

Goals and Dreams for 2018 - 14

Forced Workouts – 5

Gear Night is the 30th – Christmas themed gear night. – Season’s Beatings

Nasty Santa – December 9th starts at 9:30 ish $5 for a picture with Santa. Kenneth put together our chair for Santa this year. The money is all going to Phoenix Shanti house. Shanti house is a housing program for recovery and people with HIV. Cash only. Dress up in holiday attire. Patrick will be a magical Christmas Giraffe.

AML has invited us to their annual holiday party December 9th 214 E Willetta Street. It would be nice if many of us could show up in solidarity with AML regarding the passing of David.

Justin’s mother made a stained glass night light out of our colors. Originally it was intended as a gift for Mr. Phoenix Leather to auction off.

Motion to donate it to Mr. Phoenix Leather. Motion gets no second. Motion fails.

In lew of donating the light, we will donate two very ornate carved ivory floggers. We will also do a jello night and Steve has offered that if the floggers and the jello night do not equal at least $400 he will donate money to Mr. Phoenix Leather.

Motion passes.

Motion to ask Hob Nobs to keep it here on permanent loan from the Phoenix Boys of Leather as they are essentially one of our home bars.

Mike’s step down from Miss Supreme Pride is coming on January 14th at 6pm at BS West. He would like us all to come to his step down. He is now Miss Imperial Court. He would like us to help his fundraise for Miss Phoenix Pride again this year.

Winter Wonderland Gala presented by the Imperial Court of Arizona December16th at the Parson’s center at 8pm. Tickets are $15 per person. They did specifically invite us to come. There are two complimentary tickets that have been offered to PboL. If you are in need please talk to Patrick. We will not be presenting a check to Southwest Center at that event.

We may want to present it at an ignite event. December 20th is a mixer at 5:30 – 8:30pm

Nominations

President – Patrick

Vice President – Justin, Jim, Michael May (Declined),

Treasurer – Jim O’Donnell, Zrai, Marcus, Justin, Mars

Secretary – Mars, Peter (Declined), Jim,

If you would like to accept a nomination you must accept through Patrick by end of December 31st. You can nominate someone by telling Patrick before December 14th.