NOVEMBER 27, 2012 MAUI WEDDING ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING STELLA BLUES RESTAURANT – 11:00 AM
- CALL TO ORDER 11:30 AM – TIM CLARK PRESIDENT
Meeting called to order at 11:34 am by Tim Clark
- READ MISSION STATEMENT
Maui Wedding Association mission statement read by Elaine Kerr
- INTRODUCTION OF STELLA BLUES – MANAGER
Cindy - Director of Catering
Reception room seats 80 maximum (50-60 is optimal seating)
20% commission for off-site catering offered to coordinators booking with Stella Blues
- INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS
All members gave a 30 second introduction of their business. No guests attended the meeting.
- BLESSING OF FOOD - LUNCH
Alalani Hill gave a blessing of the food.
- HOLIDAY PARTY – DECEMBER 4TH AT MULLIGANS ON THE BLUE –
- RSVP ONLINE BY NOVEMBER 30TH
Go to website under MWA News to RSVP
- BRING A TOY FOR KEIKIS
Alalani Hill will deliver the toys to Toys for Tots for distribution to local children.
- MUSICIANS WHO WANT TO PERFORM
Email the board if you would like to perform during the cocktail hour.
Email the board if you would like to provide decorations for the Holiday Party.
- COMMITTEE REPORTS
- STANDING COMMITTEES
- 1.TREASURERS REPORT
The treasurer was not present, no report was provided.
- 2.NEWSLETTER COMMITTEE – TAMBARA GARRICK
We are still looking for submissions to the MWA Newsletter.
- 3.CULTURAL COMMITTEE – KAHU ALALANI HILL
Hawaiian Nose Flute – Sacred Breathe (check it out on You Tube) used for courtship
- 4.GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE –
Tim Clark provided background information regarding what is / is not allowed for beach wedding permits. Sarah at the Westin will be the new chairperson for the Government Committee. A discussion between members regarding beach permits was held.
- SPECIAL COMMITTEES
- 1.MAUI WEDDING EXPO COMMITTEE - MAUI WEDDING EXPO 2013 – PRE SIGN-UP SHEETS – LOCATION DISCUSSION
The date will be May 4th, 2013. Potential Location: The Plantation House
- MAUI WEDDING PLANNER PHOTO CONTEST JUDGING COMMITTEE – ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
The photo committee presented their deliberation process to the members. 35 total photos were considered and narrowed down to 4 out of which the top 3 were determined.
3rd Place Photo – Paradise Dream Wedding Gordon Nash
2nd Place Photo – Paradise Dream Wedding Gordon Nash
1st Place Photo – Brandon Sequeira Kai Beach Wedding
- MEETING ADJOURNED – SEE YOU AT THE HOLIDAY PARTY
Meeting was adjourned at 12:45 PM
Thank you everyone for coming!! Special Thanks to Stella Blues Resort for hosting our November monthly meeting!!!
NEXT MEETING: Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 29, 2012…Location to be Announced please check your e-mails!!!!