Building Maintenance Project Update
Update on Building Fund
At the September 9th Subud PNW Board Meeting, the board of directors approved converting the region’s $7000 loan to Subud Greater Seattle to a grant which we do not have to repay. This was made possible through donations earmarked for the Building Fund from Subud members outside our region, and, mostly, because local members gave additional funds – on top of their monthly donations – until we reached the $7000 mark. Thank You!
We are now three quarters of the way towards completing member portion of these costs. We still have $2478 to raise. If you wish a portion of your donations to the general fund to be earmarked toward this goal, you can either indicate this on your check, or email me your wishes and I’ll do the paperwork for you.
Important! New name for donation checks to Subud Greater Seattle
Use only “Subud PNW – Seattle Center” on any future donations to our center. Bank rules, recently changed, are delaying deposits. Please be sure to change the “Pay To The Order Of” section of your handwritten or automatic withdrawn check from your account and use this name.
If you intend to make your donation to the Region, please earmark your check Subud PNW.
Friday November 15th General meeting in Bellevue after latihan
Sunday December 22nd Christmas family potluck party after latihan in Seattle
We will have a general meeting after latihan in Seattle this Sunday the 13th. The goal is to keep it about 30 minutes long.
Big agenda items will include increasing our commitment to Subud Pacific Northwest, and discussion about how we finance non-emergency large expenses moving forward.
Be sure to sign up for Menucha soon!
1. We will have a general meeting in Seattle after Latihan Sunday, October 13th. We hope to hold the length to 1/2 hour.
We would like to discuss increasing our donation to the region.
2. The region has retired our loan of $7000 for house painting and has converted it to a match as we raised that much in earmarked donations, thanks to the generous donations from members and centers locally and throughout the United states
3. The region still needs a secretary, and if not a secretary then someone to transcribe notes from the regional board meetings which take place as conference calls. This would be a great boon!
There will be a general meeting after latihan in Bellevue this coming Friday the 30th. Our goal is to keep it to 30 minutes.
We’ll have minutes from the previous meeting, financial report, Menucha dates (November 7-10th), inquiry whether anyone is interested in spearheading fundraising to help members with limited means attend subud events, a call for women helpers and open space for people to bring up subjects. Please come!
Picnic Photo Link
This is a link to my photos from the picnic we had in Bradner park this past Sunday. We had a perfect Seattle overcast day without rain! Good conversation, food and fellowship was had by all! Click on the link to see the photos.
Subud picnic for members and family
Potluck bring lunch or something to share.
When Sunday, August 11th, 1:00-4:00 pm
Where Bradner Gardens, 1730 Bradner Pl. S, Seattle, WA 98144
Also Hadidjah Gregory’s birthday!
I have exciting news for those of you who can give a little more. A recent resolution by the SPNW board – sponsored by members of our group – allows every dollar we raise toward a loan to be considered a grant that the group will not have to repay. The $7000 loan we have from the housing fund will turn into a grant once an additional $1,511 has been raised. Please consider donating these funds at your earliest possible opportunity.
I am happy to report that we have just received a generous donation from Subud California at Arcata of $500. This is a significant step toward reaching the member 47% share of costs to repair our building. Remember the Centerprise will provide 53% of these costs ($12,253) which are now at $23,119.
Outside of the loan from SPNW we still need to raise an additional $3,866. Any funds you can provide for this effort will assist us in meeting these costs. We have currently raised $5,489.
Note: Should you be able to pledge to contribute these funds, please let me know and I will add your name to those who have pledged. Currently we have remaining pledges of $300.