Council Meeting 9-20-11




Agenda for 9/20/11


I.          Welcome! Introductions (Anne)
a.      Who are our Tri-Chairs
i.       Alex Philips (’12), Joyce Ma (’14), and Anne Yoon (’14)
b.      Who are our Co-Chairs?
i.       Vivian Cowan(’14) – Community Service

       ii.       Alix Bickson (’14) – Parties/Big events

            iii.       Mitchell Parrish (’14) - Concerts

II.        What is the Commons Council? (Alex)
a.      It’s all about YOU.

b.      Wonnacott Commons Mission Statement: “As Wonnacott Commons, we strive to foster a supportive, inclusive, and dynamic culture. It is the ambition of the Wonnacott Commons Council to work together as peers in planning events and activities that will help build such a community and enrich each other’s lives.”

III.      So, what are some examples of events? (Joyce)
a.     Small: Sunday Night Snacks, Fondue Fridays, Apple Picking, White Water Rafting, Hikes, Yoga, Charter House Suppers, Pumpkin Carving, Gingerbread House building, inter-hall kickball competition, Assassin, inter-commons event
b.     Large: Global Rhythms, Raise the Volume, Gifford Rave, Glow in the Dark Dance Party, etc
c.     These are only EXAMPLES. If you want to do an event, big or small, and it goes with our mission statement, then you have our FULL support!

IV.   Initial Ideas? (Joyce)
a.     Dance Marathon? How sponsor
b.     Hawaiian Luau
c.     Lake Dunmore – BBQ  (needs to be done soon)d.     Monday Night Football
     Smash brother tournament in bihall – street fighter
f.        Paintball?

V.     Want some BLING? (Anne)

VI.   Upcoming Events
a.     Sat 9/14 – United Ways Day of Caring: Trail Maintenance
b.     Sat 10/8 – Apple Picking
c.     Sat 10/15 – Snake Mountain Hike

VII. Next Meeting: MONDAY, September 26, 2011

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Mailing Address:
Wonnacott Commons Middlebury College
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury, VT  05753

Physical location:
Battell South room 123
MariAnn Osborne, Commons Coordinator
Tel: (802) 443-3350
Fax: (802) 443-3359