GOASCNA Public Relations Report

ASC Date: 7/12/2015
Meeting Date: 6/26/2015 5:00 PM

Members Present: 12

Location: Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist 1000 Bethune Dr. Orlando 32805

Charles Y
Aleta B
Sharon L
Lynda J
Marcia F
Tariq J
Wendell C
Dennis M

Opened the meeting with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer.  The 12 Traditions were read.Aleta B. Read the 12 Traditions

General Report

Do we want to be at area FADDA convention in August 5 - 8?   This subject tabled, however, if you have time in your schedule, please contact Marcia for time slots available.  Sharon will help that Friday, August, 7, 2015. Regional is sponsoring a tableAgencies - Suggestion - Drug free office, new agencies to meet with to discuss what N/A is all about.Budget - We have budget $1200.00 for literature & activities meet & great, cookout.  Outside committees to have event Traditions & Concepts.Tariq -shared some of the past experiences as PI chair. Prior name for our committee was Public Information. Successful events were at Jackson Center with different agencies and organizations  attending. Idea was well received.Orange County T.V. N/A could be on this local T.V. showLearning Days, helpline, H&I.  Service Group go to other home groups to be more effective.  Have a fun event. One of these is targeting community, and one is for targeting other N/A Subcommittee

We need to discuss Do's & Dont's for subcommittees.  Tabled for next mtg.

Chairperson is not the only spokesperson for our committee.2 presentations completed completed with V.A. which had Case Managers attend.Have internal event first, then external event. Orientations with other subcommittees.Have jump off event.  Our group first, then all home groups. Have mock presentation.This group will have mock presentation regarding what Promotion Committee is all about, on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 4:00 P. M. - 5:30 P.M. at our clubhouse.  All Eatonville P. R. Group committee members encouraged to attend, while other subcommittees will attend. Light refreshments to be served.  Wendell to make watermelon dish.  All other food to be paid for out of our budget. Punch & pastries to be served.  Marcia will take care of the purchase of these light refreshments.Charles Y. To make Flyer, with correct information on it to be placed on orlandona.com website.

Elections

None

Concerns or Needs

Broadeneing our overall familiarity with the PR sub committee and the presentation information

Having the External activity 

Working with H&I

Upcoming Events

Presentation Mock practices, with refreshments during the next meeting

In Loving Service,

Marcia F.,Chair