Volume 8 | June 28, 2018
Annual Meeting Follow Up
This issue features the 2018 Homecoming & Annual Meeting weekend activities and updates.
Much Appreciated
Linda Sterner has served on the Mountain Board of Directors since 2012, and as Board Chair in recent years. Linda's term ended with this Annual Meeting, after which she ceremoniously handed off the gavel to our new Board Chair, Nathalie Bigord. Linda was recognized for her tireless and dedicated service with a hand-crafted Mountain clock Continue reading...
Nathalie Bigord, our new Board Chair
Thank you for the warm welcome and well wishes I received during the Homecoming and the Annual meeting last month. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to chat with many of you have such a rich history with the Mountain...During my transitional year from Trustee to Chair, I had to opportunity to be mentored by Linda Sterner, who is stepping down after many years of dedicated service to the Board and the Mountain. Linda’s passion and love for the Mountain run very deep. Continue reading...
2017 Annual Reports

The 2017 Annual Report has been produced and went out to all those participating in this year's Homecoming-Annual Meeting weekend. It's packed with lots of photos and descriptions of the great stuff that happened in 2017, including MountainCamp, Farm and program highlights, accomplishments and special projects, and a strong financial report. The Annual Report and two corrected pages are online for viewing and downloading. We have a limited number of hard copies available upon request.
Memorial Service 2018

Rev. Pat Jobe conducted the annual Memorial Service during Homecoming Weekend to honor and remember those in the Mountain Community who died in the past year.

Here is a list of those we honored in this year's service... Continue reading...
The Mountain Endowment Program
During this Annual Meeting, Beverly Cree, Endowment Board President, presented Ted Wisniewski with a check for $4,577 to The Mountain. This annual Endowment Fund contribution is designated to supplement a grant from the Live Oak UU Church in Cedar Park, TX to improve accessibility on The Mountain.

After the Mountain Annual Meeting in May, the Endowment Board hosted another well attended reception.  Continue reading...
Bylaw Changes Approved & Trustees Elected
The bylaws changes proposed by the Board were approved by voting members. The changes were primarily to align The Mountain's bylaws with its current membership and election practices, and to clean up outdated language. A slate of five Board Trustee nominees was also approved by the membership, and installed during the Annual Meeting.

Membership in The Mountain means you care about this place enough to invest in its future: with your heart, your hands, and your funding.
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