Jonesboro resident, Melinda Garrett was introduced as the newest member of the Jackson Parish Museum & Fine Arts Association during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting that was held on September 20th. In additional activity, Wilda Smith was selected to serve as secretary/ treasurer of the board replacing Mark Culpepper and 4:00pm on the third Monday of each month was agreed to be a permanent meeting time and date.
After the minutes of the August meeting, payment of bills and the financial report was approved Board President Barbara Johnson stated that we had received a great response on memberships. Discussion continued with thoughts and ideas that would draw attention to the museum. Suggestions included, decorating the building for Christmas, contacting area Louisiana history teachers about setting up field trips and possibly serving hot chocolate in front of the museum the day of the Christmas parade iand handing out flyers.
The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00pm on October 18th to be held at the Museum and Fine Arts building located at 515 S Cooper Ave, Jonesboro, LA.
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