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MISSISSIPPI SOUND CHAPTER OF AORN #2503

Past/Archived Meeting Minutes 2008


<DIV>October 9, 2017 5:30pm MHG Surgical Conference Room 2nd floor, sponsored by Brad Pallazo, Ethicon.  Members present: Anita Sanzin, Gail Camp, Betsy Sramek, Mary Thompson, Ashley Costello, Wendy Wilkins, Sherry Bass and Virginia Kenny. Meeting called to order by Madame President: Presentation from Ethicon Staplers and Biologics, Jim Blackwood Megadyne cautery/smoke evacuator pencil.  1. reviewed September minutes s. Fundraiser to sell for Superbowl (start selling tickets in Nov-Dec) raffle at December meeting. 3. Financials, see bank statements (Virginia). 4. Congress: President attends automatically. (will pick delegates in November meeting) 5.  Participate in Community Event, discussed, still on table.  6.  Christmas Dinner meeting at Rockhouse Restaurant.  Need a vendor, 3M, Incision or other.  Meeting adjourned by Madame President at 7pm.
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<DIV>AORN meeting: September 11, 2017 Meeting held at Bulls Restaurant in Long Beach, MS. 5:30pm.  Attendees; Anita Sanzin, Mary Len Thompson, April Sanzin, Bonnie Garrett, Majorie Allen, Ashley Costello, Patricia Brown, Wendy Wilkins, Paula Koen, Scott Thallaemer and Sherry Bass. Meeting was called to order by Madame President Anita Sanzin.  Scott (Keesler AFB) would like to do Robotics Insevice at Keesler Medical Center, to contact Wendy. Keesler has a policy change and laundry service to clean cloth hats. They will be laundered by VA laundry service.  They will wear the hats at all times per AORN guidelines. Contact Wendy for details.  Len Thompson suggest positioning inservice with Allen Stirrups and surgical awareness for the community possibly get Vendor to sponsor one weekend possibly at Breast Cancer Walk or OR Nurse Week in November.  Sunya: CEU online offerings. Anita: Discussed fundraising ideas: YETI cooler fundraiser, have it ready by October-November and raffle it in December. Letter prepared for possible donation.  October: Brad with Ethicon to sponsor meeting. November: Brady with Hologics December: Possible 3M to sponsor.  Garage sale fundraiser in the Spring or Carwash.  Meeting Adjourned. Next meeting on October 9th, 2017 5:30 at Memorial Hospital Surgical Conference room.
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___________________________________________________________>AORN Meeting May 2, 2017    Meeting was held at Rackhouse Steakhouse Gulfport MS. 5:30 pm sponsored by Ethicon.  Attendees: Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Alicia Urbanitch, Pat Brown, Robert Rice, Sunya Laws, Wendy Wilkins, Virginia Kenny, Anita Sanzin, April Sanzin, Stephanie Parks, Margaret Clevenger, Marla Cantrell, Ashley Costello, Paula Koen, Bonnie Garrett, Len Thompson, and Ardith Fassett.
Meeting was brought to order by Madame President Betsy Sramek. Presentation: Ethicon Brad Palazzo.  Agenda: Elections Complete:  Officers for 2017/2018 are:
President: Anita Sanzin  President-Elect Wendy Wilkins Vice President Paula Koen, Board Members: Pat Brown April Sanzin (new) Len Thompson and Alicia Urbanitch Nominating Committee Cindy Powell (new) Robert Rice and Bonnie Garrett
Treasurer: Virginia Kenny Secretary/Website Sunya Laws.
Fundraising:Sherry made motion to get a YETI to add to a tailgate basket in September. Lynn seconded motion.Anita added, we may be able to get one at a discount price under $300. We still have some items left from the previous basket fundraiser. We can collect items during the summer and will resume the project fundraiser in September.  Upon that meeting we will get tickets and start raising money in fall.  Anita request donation letter. Will email her a copy of one used and AORN website has some examples. Financial report:  We have $2568.91. Motion to give financial gift $500 to Ardith Fassett (long time member and mentor 83 years old). Motion 2nd by Betsy, approved by members Cindy Powell, Lynn Thompson, April Sanzin, Anita Sanzin, Virginia Kenny, and Sunya Laws. Check presented to Ard $500. Education offering from Ethicon website: ethiconinstitute.com .  Meeting Adjourned per Betsy,  president.
Special Business Meeting: May 1, 2017 Officers Present:  Betsy, Sherry, April Sanzin, Paula Koen, Virginia Kenny, Pat Brown, Mary Lynn Thompson, and Sunya Laws.
Business: First Topic:  Amendment of By-Laws and Ethics Review.  Sherry suggested amendment to reflect:  (1) President Elect to be elected each year (term for office- one year)  (2) Two board members be elected on even years (3) Two board members be elected on odd years. Motion presented by Sherry, 2nd by April Sanzin. All in favor of amendment. Unanimous vote.  
Second topic: Code of Ethics reviewed. No amendments or revisions necessary. Stands as is.  All in favor. Unanimous vote.
Third topic: Chapter Accountability Standards Checklist Review.  Betsy addressed each item on checklist and found our chapter has compliance of majority items listed.  Deadline is May 15th.  Virginia and Sunya will coordinate with Debra Warren the national chapter relations coordinator to ensure we meet all requirements before deadline and submit all documents necessary.  Meeting adjourned at 1930.
<DIV>AORN Meeting April 12
Meeting was held at Patio 44 hosted by Cassell, Evan with  MiMedx.
We discussed our Budget &#8211; amount in bank is $2527
Talked about doing another basket, we still have items left over from last raffle.
Len brought up Rada cutlery that has a fundraiser catalog she will bring it to next meeting.
We discussed new board members and nominations below is what is available
President Elect-
Vice President-
Secretary/Web committee chair- ?
Treasurer-?
Board Members x 2
Nominating Committee x 2
Cindy and Len agreed to run for Board Members
Gayle to be on Nominating committee, Discussion moved about if April was eligible to run for office, she has a year left as a board member along with Pat Brown.
Meeting was adjourned.  Until  May 1 at Rackroom  Steak House
 Members present:  Betsy Sramek Paula Koen, Cindy Powell, Sherry Bass, Pat Brown, Robert Rice, Alicia Urbanitch, April Sanzin, Anita Sanzin, Wendy Wilkins, Margaret Clevenger, Lynn Thompson, Maria Cantrell, and Migyoung Kim

<DIV>Meeting Feb 6, 2017  Sponsored by Ashley from ABiomed product, Impella cardiac device.
Members Present:  Sherry Bass, Alicia Urbanitch, Betsy Sramek, Virginia Kenny, Robert Rice, Tammy Nance, Patricia Brown, Anita Sanzin, Kristin Mate, Bonnie Garrett, Cindy Powell, Mary Lynn Thompson.
Financial Report: Virginia-$6070.66 Hancock Bank. $1500 to each delegate: Robert Rice and Betsy Sramek.  Deposit: $873 from Christmas Raffle  Easter Basket Raffle in place of Valentines Day raffle @ April 3rd or 10th meeting.  March Meeting at Half Shell Gulfport at 5:30 pm, sponsor Brandy Wetherly Hologic. Donated $100 to Kim's Scholarship, Alicia motioned, 2nd by.  Virginia thanked chapter for retirement flowers. Meeting adjourned by Madame President Betsy Sramek.

<DIV>16 Jan 2017 Phone Conference:  BUSINESS MEETING
Attendance
Len Sherry Betsy  Cindy
Alicia Sunya Pat 
Sherry suggested speaking about budgeting for CNOR training
Valentine basket talked about, flyer and picture to follow
Christmas raffle brought in $873.00
Motion by Sherry to send Betsy Sramek, Gayle Camp, and Bonnie Garret as delegates to congress
2nd motion Sunya
Discussion Alycia feels that Robert Rice wanted to go. Since he has more points than Gayle he should be sent as 3rd delegate.  Alicia would be calling Robert tomorrow and informing Betsy.
**Alicia discussed with Robert and he verified that he intends to go to Congress this year.
Motion to send Betsy Sramek, Robert Rice, and Bonnie Garrett as delegates, with Gayle being an Alternative.
2nd motion Sunya
$ 1500.00 to each delegate checks to be sent as soon as possible
Betsey to Pay with her card as soon as possible, with other delegates to pay her back once they receive checks.


<DIV>Meeting minutes for January 9:
Location: Gulfport Memorial OR conference room
Time: 530
1) Stephanie Parks presented her doctoral dissertation on Wrong Site Surgery.  Very informative and valuable to all.  You can find her presentation on the web.
2) Congress delegate selection was discussed.  Our chapter can send 3.  President Betsy Sramek will attend along with 2 others to be determined. Monday Jan 16, all officers are to phone in to decide who will attend and receive delegate money.  Phone number and time TBA.  Members willing to serve as delegates: Bonnie Garrett (received $600 from AORN grant),Len Thompson, April Sanzin, Mary Corley, and Robert Rice.
3) Valentine Basket Raffle: Please collect items for the basket and sell tickets for the drawing Feb. 6.  Tickets are 1 for $2 dollars, 3 for $5.  Betsy still has roll of tickets if anyone needs more.
Cindy Powell will be arranging the basket with Len Thompson creating a flyer. 
4) Please submit CEU certificates to Sunya so that our chapter can show proof of educational meetings.
5) Next meeting Feb. 6.  April Sanzin has arranged for our speaker, with location TBA.     

6) Meeting attendees: Sherry Bass, Mary Corley, Pat Brown, Alicia Urbanitch, April Sanzin, Robert Rice, Len Thompson, Bonnie Garrett, Jan Deschenes, Gayle Camp, Shirley Gunter, Shelly Burton, Cindy Powell, Stephanie Parks, Betsy Sramek
Please go to website to see previous and current meeting minutes  at  misssoundaorn@tripod.com.
Hope to see everyone on Feb. 6!  Meeting adjourned by Madame President.

<DIV>Christmas Party Dinner Meeting on Dec 5th, 2016 at 5:30pm located at Corks and Cleavers in Gulfport MS.  Meeting was called to order by Madame President Betsy Sramek. Minutes are as follows:
1. Basket winners are: Robert Rice and Jenny Lind.
2. $873 was raised for the basket.
3. Compliments to April and Anita on all the hard work in getting the baskets arranged!!!
4. Suggested fund raisers are a Valentine's basket--motion by Alicia and 2nd by Sherry. Cindy Powell will do the basket and Len Thompson will do the flyer.
5. Financial statement is $5, 914.91
6. Len, Bonnie, Cindy and April are interested in being delegates. Sherry made a motion to fund $1,500 per delegate. Robert Rice 2nd the motion. (Cindy and April went last year. Bonnie and Len attended in 2015.)
7. Next meeting will be Jan 9th at MHG and Cindy will get a sponsor. April will try to arrange Feb.
attendees: Anita Sanzin, April Sanzin, Len Thompson, Cindy Powell, Stephanie Parks, Paula Koen, Bonnie Garrett, Robert Rice, Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Pat Brown, Alicia Urbanitch, Shelly Burton, and Tammy Nance.
Speakers were from Ethicon: Brad, Tim and Jim.

<DIV>November 7, 2016  5:30 pm at Salute Restaurant Guest Speaker: Dave Melancon from       
Members present:  Madame President: Betsy Sramek, Alicia Urbanitch, Pat Brown, Sunya Laws, Robert Rice, Anita Sanzin, April Sanzin, Sherry Bass, Bonnie Garrett, Mary Thompson,  Paula Koen, Shelly Burton, Shirley Gunter.  Meeting was called to order on time, by Madame President Betsy Sramek.  Guest Speaker D. Melancnon and R. Williams from Optimus Medical.   Special thanks to our sponsors, we appreciated it so much.  Review last meetings, nothing to add or revise.  Announcements: We have confirmed our Christmas Party Dinner Meeting to be at Cork and Cleavers in Gulfport on Dec 5th, Monday night.  Private dining room has been reserved by Alicia, sponsored by Ethicon, Brad Palazzo. Thanks so much.  Financial Report: Last meeting our balance was $5809.00 from Virginia. She was not able to be at meeting, so we will table that until next meeting. Education; CEU. Sunya will resend email for everyone to complete their assignment and send me their copy of certificate or bring to next meeting. Requirement is 3 CEU per year. Fundraising:  BIG PROJECT: raffle gift basket. Tickets will be $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.  This year we will have 2 baskets to raffle off.  Betsy brought some tickets in case some want to get ahead of the game.  Still have time for other members to bring donations, even to next meeting.  Other fundraising ideas for spring include, selling popcorn and discount cards-presented by Bonnie. Will table and aim to discuss at December or January meeting. Congress business: table to next meeting, however we aim to register early so we can get a discount. We can send 3 delegates, including the president, so we need 2 more representatives. Meeting adjourned at 7pm. Next meeting is Christmas Dinner Party on Dec 5th, 5:30.
 

<DIV>October 10, 2016 Bull's Restaurant in Long Beach, MS 5:30pm.  Members Present: Alicia Urbanitch, Betsy Sramek, Mary Lynn Thompson, Bonnie Garrett, Cindy Powell.  Guest Speaker and Presentation by Jimmy Pierce on Stryker's SURGICOUNT (scanning device to ensure counts are correct).  Meeting was called to order on time by Madame President Betsy.  Agenda:  1. Gift Basket raffle fundraiser.  Reminder everyone to bring donated gifts for the raffle.  Sunya to sent out reminder email. Need all members to bring their contribution to next meeting.  2.  Next meeting Nov 7th 5:30pm, to be announced once Madame President confirms (Betsy to arrange next meeting).  Financial report will be available next meeting.  No motions made. 3. Recruitment ideas: Encourage members to bring someone to next meeting. Meeting adjourned by Madame President at 7pm.
 
<DIV>September 12, 2016 Cork and Cleavers in Gulfport, MS. 5:30
Members Present:  Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Pat Brown, Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Virginia Kenny, Robert Rice, Shelly Burton, Lora Brewer, Amanda Payne, Cindy Powell, Mary Thompson, Alicia Urbanitch. Madame President Betsy Sramek called the meeting to order on time at 1730. Host:  Ethicon   Guest Speaker:  Brad Pallazo, presented Surgiflo (surgical sealant)  CEU offering, members to log onto EthiconInstitute.com for surgical continuing education.  Review last meeting minutes (Sunya to bring copy of last meeting minutes to each meeting in future). Delegates count is at 3 including the president.  Our membership is now at 40. (Sunya to check with the national chapter relations coordinator since some of the members on our roster are in question). Motion (Sherry) to set the future meeting dates, seconded by (Sunya).
Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 5th (Christmas Party-Alicia to book location)future meeting dates TBA. (the VA to host the November meeting) Fundraising: Lynn and Cindy to chair and coordinate raffling 3 theme baskets to raise money to send members to Congress (in Boston in April).  Want to have the drawing by Dec 5th Christmas Party. Ask reps for donations.  Will ask Bonnie to chair selling candy bars after New Year's as another fundraiser.  Financial Report: Virginia- we now have  $5809.00 in our checking account in Hancock Bank. All CDs have been cashed in and deposited. The national chapter automatically deposits money into our acct as members pay their national dues.  Potential candidates for Congress should consider reviewing the points system sheet if they plan on submitting a request to attend Congress as a delegate and also review delegate duties as well.  See AORN website for delegate responsibilities.  It lists specific duties and responsibilities for delegates.  Next meeting Oct 10th, location TBA. Meeting adjourned at 7pm.    
<DIV>May 2, 2016  Phonecias Restaurant in Ocean Springs 5:30pm
Members Present: Sherry Bass, Ivory Dixon, Cynthia Powell, Sunya Laws, Patricia Brown, Bonnie Garrett, Mary Thompson, Angie Herron, Leslie Goff, Anthony Ducofe, Novaline Dodson, Lora Brewer, Shirley Gunter, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Alicia Urbanitch, Marissa Smith, Mendora Natasha, Sean Grametbauer and Virginia Kenny.  Our Host was Kim Summerlin and Peggy Luebbert was Guest Speaker.
Meeting was called to order by Madame President,  Sherry Bass.  Presentation: Role of the Environment in HAI and Steps to Mitigate the Risk.  Election of new officers: Betsy to assume role of President in Sept meeting. Anita Sanzin: President-Elect, Paula Koen (VP), Board Members: Debbie Henley, Pat Brown, April Sanzin, and Lora Brewer. Nominating Committee:  Lynn Thompson, Margin Allen, and Cindy Powell.  Meeting was adjourned by Madame President. To resume meetings in the fall in September.

<DIV align="center"><FONT face="Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" >March 7th meeting 5:30 at Oyster Reef club in Long Beach Members present:  Madame President Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Cynthia Powell, Sunya Laws, Virginia Kenney, Patricia Brown, Bonnie Garrett, Debbie Henley, Mary Thompson, Stephanie Parks, Novalin Dodson, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Shelly Burton. Meeting was brought to order by Madame President at 6:30 following the presentation/educational offering from Carefusion. TOPIC: Financial Report from Virginia:  Deposited  2 cashed in CDs total $4196.34. Reimbursed Sherry for paying for registration and flights for Congress check # 171 and #172 total $3841.24. total in checking is $2199.00<BR>
TOPIC: fundraising: Zombie Run-Lea Thompson. Motion made by Sherry to postpone efforts due to Stryer Workshop in New Orleans. Sunya 2nd motion. TOPIC: Ballot preparation for May elections upcoming. Please check email for ballots.<BR>
TOPIC: April 11th meeting sponsored by Baxter at Morton's Steak House. May 2nd meeting sponsored by Kimberly Clark. location TBA. TOPIC: Congress voting suggestions for Attendees (Virginia, Sherry, and April Sanzin).  Meeting adjourned.

MEETING FEB 2, 2016
AORN MS Sound Chapter Meeting was held Feb. 2nd, 2016 at 5:30 PM in the OR Conference Room at Memorial. It was dismissed at 6:45.
Attending: Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Betsy Sramek, Debbie Henley, Virginia Kenny, and Marry Corley.
Education: Brad Palazzo, from Ethicon, briefly discussed his staple line and coagulant agents.
Business:
1.       April and May meetings. Summer break from June thru August. Resume in Sept., 2016
2.       Financial Report, $1,500 check to Sherry Bass for AORN Congress reimbursement.




 
JAN 11, 2016 MEETING
AORN MS Sound Chapter Meeting was held Jan. 11th at 5:30 PM in the cafeteria of MHG. It was dismissed at 7:00PM
Attending: Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Len Thompson, Cindy Powell, Pat Brown, Bob Smith, Virginia Kenny, Bonnie Garrett, Gayle Camp, Jan Deschanes, Alicia Urbanitch, &Connie Morar
Education: Connie Morar, from 3M, presented Surgical Site Infection Reduction. CEUs for the presentation are available at the #M Health Care Academy on-line.
Business:
1.       Drawing for Wine Basket was held. Connie Morar drew the winning ticket which belonged to Tamme Russell from Ocean Springs. The ticket was sold by Debbie Henley. $1,105.05 was counted by Cindy Powell then recounted by Virginia Kenny and Betsy Sramek. The money was given to the treasurer to deposit.
2.       It was agreed by all that April Sanzin would replace Lora Brewer as delegate  this year. Other delegates are Sherry Bass and Virginia Kenny. Sherry will book flight, condo and registration this week.
3.       Next meeting is at Morton&#8217;s Steak House at Golden Nugget. It will be sponsored by Baxter to introduce their Tachosil product. Sherry will confirm this.
4.       Vivian Watson&#8217;s notice about her &#8220;Passionate Journey&#8221; book was passed around.
5.       Financials remained the same. Checking has $538.85. Hancock Bank CD has $3,690.88 and matures 5-3-16. Regions CD has $1,133.17 and matures 2-12-16. A 2nd CD at Regions has $3,063.56 and matures 2-19-16. Total CD is $7,887.61
6.       There was no discussion on future fund raising or Facebook page.


 


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 Nov 16, 2015 Meeting at Half Shell Gulfport.  Members present:  Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Cynthia Powell, Sunya Laws, Patricia Brown, Donna Brown Holmes, Bonnie Garrett, Mary Thompson, Debbie Henley, Natalie Yaguab, Anita Sanzin, Alicia Urbanitch.  Meeting called to order by Madame President Sherry Bass at 1730.<BR>
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Sponsor:  Jennifer and Mat from baxter healthcare (no CEU offering) Presented tissell and  coseal collagen patch.  <BR>
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&#8226; Dec 7th Medline Ric Rogers Possibly, The Reef (TBD)<BR>
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&#8226;  Baxter to sponsor Feb 1st meeting, will introduce a product called tachosil for use in Cardiovascular procedures..  Will be a set menu at Morton&#8217;s Steakhouse inside the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi closest to bridge.<BR>
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&#8226; Sherry motioned to send. 2nd by Debbie. *** Sherry, Lora and Virginia to go.  ****  <BR>
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&#8226; All delegates need to apply for scholarship.  <BR>
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&#8226; Funding:  Sherry will put  on credit card and she will try to book everything.  Will reimburse Sherry in May 2016 when one of the CDs mature. <BR>
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&#8226; Motion to spend $1200 per person. Motioned by Debbie second by Betsy  .   <BR>
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&#8226; CDs # 1695  # 9430 mature in May comes to 4800 total.<BR>
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&#8226; Len proposed a race for fundraiser I, March.  Will meet with Nita Deuron  CRNA.   Len has not heard back from Drama teacher.<BR>
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&#8226; Wound Closure Clinic:  idea to do a program with Ethicon.  Donna Holmes to find out who rep is and follow up and co-sponsor the event.  Donna is officer in CST. Sherry and Donna to collaborate on a suture skin closure course.  MHG doctors may teach parts of the course.  <BR>
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&#8226; Wine Basket:  Anita will collect the items for now.  Next mtg, Dec 2nd we will hand out a group of tickets. Lora and April still are the spearheading the project.  Each hospital to sell 100 tickets each.  $2 each or 3 for $ 5.  Will sell as a New Year&#8217;s Eve prize.  <BR>
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&#8226; Memorial donated massage, tea basket, bottle of cabernet, and Godiva chocolates.<BR>
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&#8226; Singing river: Georgia moonshine, apothecary red wine (one bottle). <BR>
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&#8226; VA  2 bottles of white wine.  Sunya will contact Bob to collect his donation and give to Lora.<BR>
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&#8226; Bonnie has info on variety candy for fundraiser.  Will have to order it online.  We may can do it in spring . (will readdress next meeting).<BR>
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&#8226; Dec 7th Medline dinner Holomatrix product.<BR>
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&#8226; Jan 11th 2nd Monday 3m rep connie. Morrar. Meeting place TBD<BR>
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&#8226; Feb 1st Baxter at Mortons Steakhouse in Golden Nugget.<BR>
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&#8226; March 7th  Dena Murray choloraprep  Debbie to coordinate<BR>
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&#8226; April 11th  Angiodynamics Debbie to coordinate<BR>
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&#8226; Sunya to bring in CEU from Medline Unversity  next meeting.  Attendees must participate together.<BR>
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&#8226; $458 in our checking account.<BR>
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&#8226; CD 9430 matures 5/3/2016 ($3693) to reimburse Sherry<BR>
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o MHG:  Len, Cindy, Betsy, and Bonnie<BR>
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o Garden Park:  Anita<BR>
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o Biloxi Regional:  Anita to forward to Lora and April<BR>
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o Virginia (absent) Sunya to forward to Virginia<BR>
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Facebook Page:  Next meeting, April will receive the password for facebook page.<BR>
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November 2, 2015 Meeting at Mary Mahoney's in Biloxi.  Members present:  Sherry bass (president) Alicia Urbanitch, Debbie Henley, Virginia Kenny, Paula Koen, April Sanzin, Betsy Sramek, Cindy Powell, Mary Thompson, Bob Smith,&nbsp; Connie Morar, Patricia Brown, Anita Sanzin, Shirley Gunter, Lora Brewer Meeting called to order by Madame President Sherry Bass.&nbsp; Our host for meeting was Hologic (Brandy Weatherly) topic gynecologic procedures.<BR>
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<div>Members present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Sherry Bass, Mary Thompson, Bonnie Garrett, Debbie Henley, Lora Brewer, April Sanzin, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Alicia Urbanitch, Bob Smith, Amy Johnson.</div><div><p class="yiv0927425540MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Madame President Sherry Bass opened the meeting:&nbsp; We discussed fund raising and listed below are the suggestions and the person that will be following up with information at this meeting:</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">1. Dinner Theater---Len Thompson&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">2. Candy Sales---Bonnie Garrett&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">3. Wine Crate Raffle---Lora Brewer</span></p><p class="yiv0927425540MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">We also discussed future speakers and educational opportunities. Listed below were the ideas and the person responsible for following up:&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">1. Myosure (Brandy Weatherly)---Debbie Henley (Done)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">2. Synthes (Layden) Saw Bone Course next Spring---Sherry Bass&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">3. Malignant Hyperthermia (Stephanie Parks)---Anita Sanzin&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">4. 3-M (Connie Morar)---Sherry Bass (Possibly January)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">5. AngioDynamics (Stuart McCall)---????&nbsp; </span></p><p class="yiv0927425540MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">April Sanzin will be doing the Facebook Page.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">We will also try to pick delegates for Congress at Monday's meeting.&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">We also need to pick dates for the rest of our monthly meetings. Right now we are looking at Nov. 16th and Dec. 7th.&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Last but least, we need to up-date our email list so please see if there is anyone that we have left out and bring their contact information.&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Next meeting :&nbsp; Oct 26, 2015&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Meeting adjourned at 7pm</span><BR>
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</p></div><div><strong>June 3, 2015 Special Business Meeting called to complete election of new officers.&nbsp; Held at ElGuilla restaurant in Gulfport at 5:30pm.&nbsp; </strong><strong>Members present</strong>- Paula Koen, Margie Allen, Sherry Bass, Mary Thompson, Virginia Kenny, Debbie Henley. Virginia gave report or finances and discussed fund raisers. Officers elected.&nbsp; N<font color="#ff0000"><strong>ew Officers</strong>&nbsp; </font><font color="#ff0000">President- Sherry Bass </font><font color="#ff0000">President Elect- Betsy Sramek </font><font color="#ff0000">Vice President- Bob Smith&nbsp; </font><font color="#ff0000">Secretary- Sunya Laws&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><font color="#ff0000">Treasurer-Virginia Kenney&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><strong><font color="#ff0000">Board Members&nbsp; </font></strong><font color="#ff0000">Debbie Henley&nbsp; </font><font color="#ff0000">Alicia Urbanitch&nbsp;&nbsp;</font>&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>
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<div><font face="Times New Roman"><strong>April 9, 2015 at El Aguilla Restaruant in Gulfport.&nbsp; </strong></font><font face="Times New Roman"><strong>Members present:&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></font><font id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429302363299_3701" face="Times New Roman">Paula Koen, </font><font face="Times New Roman">Anita Sanzin, </font><font face="Times New Roman">Sherry Bass, </font><font face="Times New Roman">Betsy Sramek, </font><font face="Times New Roman">Lora Brewer, </font><font face="Times New Roman">April Sanzin&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><font face="Times New Roman">Meeting was called to order by Madame President Paula Koen.&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><font id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429302363299_3687" face="Times New Roman">Discussed upcoming nominations for officers for next year and contacted nomination committee for nominations. We discussed the issue of disbanding the the chapter because of non attendance but decided we would go on another year and to and try to continue the chapter. Discussed fund raiser of having a dinner theater and selling candy again. Next meeting at <font id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429302363299_3686" color="#222222">El Aguila at 5:30. May 14 we will nominate new officers for coming year.</font></font></div><BR>
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<div><font color="#222222" face="Times New Roman">February 5, 2015 Elguilla Restaurant&nbsp; 5:30&nbsp; </font><font color="#222222" face="Times New Roman">Members present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Pat Brown, Debbie Henley, Mary Lee Thompson, Lora Brewer, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Alicia Urbanitch, Margie Allen.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Discussed fundraising, No CE offering.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned 6:30</font></div><div><font color="#222222" face="Times New Roman"></font>&nbsp;</div></div><BR>
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<div>January 19, 2015&nbsp; Memorial Hospital at Gulfport&nbsp; 5pm&nbsp; </div><div><p id="yui_3_16_0_1_1421859797107_2952" dir="ltr" data-setdir="false">Special meeting was called ON Monday&nbsp;January 29th at Memorial Hospital &nbsp;to confirm delegate selection for Congress. Attendees were:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Paula Koen, Alicia Urbanitch, Bonnie Garrett, Betsy Sramek, Sherry Masters, **&nbsp;Virginia Kenny and Sunya Laws** (via&nbsp;teleconference)&nbsp;and Pat Brown.&nbsp; A motion was initiated by Sherry Bass and 2nd by Sunya Laws (via teleconference) to send Bonnie to replace Paula who is unable to attend.&nbsp; Funding will be provided as necessary to each delegate.&nbsp; They are as follows:&nbsp; Bonnie Garrett, and Lynn Thompson, and Pat Brown as the Chair.&nbsp; Our next meeting will be on FEB 5th at 5:30 AT ELGUAVE'S RESTAURANT ON TEAGARDEN RD GULFPORT.&nbsp;&nbsp; Meeting Adjourned at 6pm.&nbsp; </p><p dir="ltr" data-setdir="false"><b><span style='background: aqua; color: black; font-size: 13.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-highlight: aqua;'>December 11, 2014:</span></b><b><span style='color: black; font-size: 13.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri;'> ElGuave Restaurant at 5:30&nbsp; </span></b><b><span style='color: black; font-size: 13.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri;'>Members present:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Betsy Sramek, Mary Thompson, Debbie Henley, Marjorie Allen, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Alicia Urbanitch, Bob Smith, Virginia Kenny.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Christmas Party Meeting.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></b><BR>
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</p></div><div>May 1, 2014 Biloxi Regional at 5:30 pm&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame President Debbie Henley. Members present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Sara Lee, Paula Taylor, Lora Brewer, Alicia Urbanitch, Bob Smith, Wendy Wilkins and Wendy Lomax.&nbsp; Vendor, Connie Moran 3M was our sponsor.&nbsp; Elections were completed for new officers:&nbsp; <BR>
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</div><div><div align="center"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">President Elect Carol Sue Yon&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Current President- Paula Koen&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Vice President- Bob Smith&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Board Members: Alicia Urbanitch, Paula Taylor and new&nbsp;board member &nbsp;Lora Brewer&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Nominating Committee Wendy Wilkins, Betsy Sramek, and Debbie Henley&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Secretary/Website Designer: Sunya Laws&nbsp; </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Treasurer: Virginia Kenny&nbsp; </font></div></div><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><div align="center"><BR>
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<div>April 24th 2014 5:30 pm.&nbsp;&nbsp; BUSINESS Meeting:&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame Presidnet Debbie Henley. Members present: Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Paula Taylor, Lora Brewer, Paula Koen, Virginia Kenny&nbsp; Topics:&nbsp; reviewed last months meeting minutes.&nbsp; fundraising:&nbsp; Vendor Fair coordinator Paula Taylor 5K Run coordinator Wendy Wilkins (Debbie will discuss with her to see if it is possible for our chapter to do).&nbsp; Virginia Kenny treasurer could not complete IRS form 990.&nbsp; She consulted with IRS agent who advised her to fill out alternative tax paperwork form 8718 and paid a fee of $400 to&nbsp; classify our&nbsp;chapter as an exempt organization regarding tax filing&nbsp;purposes.&nbsp; A motion was made by Lora Brewer, 2nd by Betsy Sramek.&nbsp; We also made a motion to move 2CDs from Regions Bank to Hancock Bank. Motioned by Paula Taylor, 2nd by Paula Koen.&nbsp; We also discussed voting and election of new officers.&nbsp; Decided to plan for next meeting on May 1, 2014 at Biloxi Regional at 5:30 pm.&nbsp; Education offering by Sunya Laws on How effective are your hand Sanitizing Techniques:&nbsp; New Discoveries and Considerations materials by MedlineUniversity. I Contact Hour is awarded from Medline Uiversity.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned at 5:35 pm by Madame President.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>April 10, 2014 Meeting 4:30pm&nbsp; Presentatiion&nbsp;hosted&nbsp;by &nbsp;Keesler Air Force Base Surgery Dept.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Alicia Urbanitch, Ivory Dixon, Paula Taylor, Lora Brewer, Paula Koen, Sunya Laws,&nbsp; Major Wendy Wilkins Hostess, and a host of other AORN members &amp; non-members.&nbsp; Presenter:&nbsp; Joan Sullivan with Stryker Sustainability Solutions, Doug Smith with Zero Waster Solutions.&nbsp; 1 hour Ceu offering by Sunya Laws on Bariatric Skin Care.&nbsp; (See picture in your email from Keesler Newsletter).&nbsp; Adjourned at 6 pm.</div><BR>
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<div>Meeting called to order by Madame President President Debbie Henley.&nbsp; Members present;&nbsp; Lora Brewer, Bob Smith, Patricia Brown, Paula Koen, Judy Schultz, Paula Taylor, Sarah Lee, Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass&nbsp; Amy Crow, Margaret Clevenger, Caroline Force, Mark Lents, Virginia Kenny, Elliie Wells, Traci Murray.&nbsp; Inservice and welcome, Layden, Synthes.&nbsp; Presented information on educational opportunities and benefits of participating on line at <A href="http://www.synthesnursing.com" >www.synthesnursing.com</A> .&nbsp; The site has lots of interactive/spine and ortho skeletal simulations and offers CEUs.&nbsp; Business Meeting Agenda:&nbsp; First:&nbsp; we voted not to dissolve our chapter.&nbsp; It was passed that chapter remain active.&nbsp; Second, we discussed revising our bylaws, code of conduct and policy manual.&nbsp;(It had not been revised since 1983, which was done at that time by Sherry Bass).&nbsp; &nbsp;Our chapter accountability standards are incomplete and must be updated/revised before June.&nbsp; We reviewed all 11 of our Articles and voted/passed all edits, revisions, and modifications to meet our local chapter needs.&nbsp; We discussed the vendor fair, and Paula Taylor was named as the coordinator to be held at Biloxi Regional tentatively.&nbsp; A CEU was presented by Sunya Laws through&nbsp; Medline University on Wrong Site Surgery.&nbsp; 1 CEU . Next meeting to be held at Keesler Medical Center on April 10th at 5:30 pm Meeting adjourned.&nbsp;</div><BR>
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<div>Feb 11th Meeting Minutes&nbsp;at Biloxi Regional&nbsp; </div><div>Meeting called to order by Madame President Debbie Henley. Discussion on Vendors Fair. Paula Taylor offered to have it at Biloxi Regional since it is centrally located on the Gulf Coast.&nbsp;&nbsp; Motioned and agreed.&nbsp; Date set for; May 13th from 5:30-7pm&nbsp; Other business: trying to recruit new members and trying to get younger nurses to be active in AORN. Paula Taylor stated that officers elected need to be at the meeting regularly and actively participating.&nbsp; The subject of Secretary Office position was&nbsp; discussed and all members present agreed that the secretary is the most important officer.&nbsp; It was discussed to change meeting date to accomodate the secretary.&nbsp; It was decided that the President get with the secretary about time of meetings.&nbsp; No other business was discussed. Business meeting was closed. Greg Mount did presentation and refreshments were served.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><BR>
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<div>Members present:&nbsp; Debbie Henley, Lora Brewer, Paula Taylor, Anita Sanzin, Paula Koen, and Virginia Kenney</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">MEETING TUESDAY DECEMBER 10TH 2013 AT 5:30 AT THE DOCKS IN GULFPORT, SEAWAY RD.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Host: David Melancon with Globus Neurology Division. Rep&nbsp;is &nbsp;host.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri"></font></font><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">AORN Meeting&nbsp;- Biloxi Regional&nbsp;<span style="mso-tab-count: 6;">&nbsp; </span>12 Nov 13<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" ?--><o:p></o:p></font></font></div><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Members Present:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Wendy H. Wilkins &#8211; Keesler AFB<span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>- </font><A href="mailto:Wendylouwho86@yahoo.com" ><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Wendylouwho86@yahoo.com</font></A><o:p></o:p></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Patricia A. Brown &#8211; Keesler AFB &#8211; </font><A href="mailto:pscott25@aol.com" ><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">pscott25@aol.com</font></A><o:p></o:p></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Virginia Kenny &#8211; HMC&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Betsy Sramek &#8211; MHG<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Sherry Bass &#8211; MHG&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Paula Koen &#8211; GPMC<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Lora Brewer &#8211; BRMC&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Paula Taylor &#8211; BRMC<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Sara Lee &#8211;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Debbie Henley &#8211; SRH<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Tracie Murray &#8211; HMC &#8211; </font><A href="mailto:Tracimurray@bellsouth.net" ><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Tracimurray@bellsouth.net</font></A><o:p></o:p></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Mathew Caruthers &#8211; HMC<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">The in-service was provided by Exparel.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It was very informative and 2 CEUs are available for mail in.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Innovative Options for Managing Postsurgical Pain &#8211; Grant Funds Provided by Pacira <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Old Business:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Bag Sales &#8211; ready to make an order.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>3 week turn around on orders. Currently have $694 profit.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">New Business:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Betsy has a speaker scheduled for next month&#8217;s meeting &#8211; Dave Malonsome, Neuro Spine Implant Rep.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Next Meeting scheduled for 10 Dec 12 &#8211; Location to be determine.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It was suggested this being our Christmas Party. <o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Discussion concerning FLU protocol for reps.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>How each facility is policing whether reps have flu shots.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Rep tracking programs were also discussed as Keesler was desiring information as to which computer program was best and what each facility tracks.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="Organization" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="5"><font face="Times New Roman">AORN&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="4"><font face="Times New Roman">Meeting Minutes&nbsp; </font></font><font size="4"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style="mso-no-proof: yes;">May 15, 2013 </span></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="Organization" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="4"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style="mso-no-proof: yes;"></span></font></font><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Opening<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">The regular meeting of the <!--?xml:namespace prefix = w ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" ?--><w:sdt title="Name" id="976303776" sdttag="Name" storeitemid="X_6C3C8BC8-F283-45AE-878A-BAB7291924A1" text="t" docpart="46FE5F82B5B64BFC8759A31C5F307541" xpath="/ns1:coreProperties[1]/ns0:subject[1]" prefixmappings="xmlns:ns0='http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/' xmlns:ns1='http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/package/2006/metadata/core-properties' ">AORN</w:sdt> was called to order at 1730 on <w:sdt title="Date" id="976303804" sdttag="Date" storeitemid="X_6C3C8BC8-F283-45AE-878A-BAB7291924A1" text="t" docpart="265FBA3F9CC74F1E9FF3E84938DB067C" xpath="/ns1:coreProperties[1]/ns1:category[1]" prefixmappings="xmlns:ns0='http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/' xmlns:ns1='http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/package/2006/metadata/core-properties' " showingplchdr="t">[date]</w:sdt> in Biloxi Regional Hospital by <w:sdt title="Name" id="976303832" sdttag="Name" storeitemid="X_6C3C8BC8-F283-45AE-878A-BAB7291924A1" text="t" docpart="44C4FD85E5F349D699C43E4F8C1BCAB5" xpath="/ns1:coreProperties[1]/ns0:description[1]" prefixmappings="xmlns:ns0='http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/' xmlns:ns1='http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/package/2006/metadata/core-properties' ">Debbie Henley</w:sdt>.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<h2 style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Present<o:p></o:p></font></font></h2><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Paula Taylor, Lora Brewer, Alicia Urbanitch, Debbie Henley, Traci Maurray, Virginia Kenny, Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Open Issues:&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">How to increase attendance at meetings and membership.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>How to help reimburse members so they will come to meetings and help pay dues.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Various discussions- put name in hat each meeting you come to and draw names at Christmas Party.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Keep a roll of attendance and either enter all there into a chance to win money towards membership, or give each person $10 towards membership.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Should it be one per hospital, open to all- even members for past years?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>No decision, will discuss at board meeting.&nbsp;</font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1;"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style='mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin;'><span style="mso-list: Ignore;"><font size="3">2.</font><span style='font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><font size="3">Discussed and agreed to meet at Biloxi Regional since it is a central location<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in;"><o:p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">&nbsp;</font></o:p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">3.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Discussed fund raisers-<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Traci Murray brought up how her daughters dance team was successful in raising money selling bags from Mixed Bags.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in;"><A href="http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/" ><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com</font></A><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Traci and Laura will research and make recommendation to board at a special Board Meeting to be held on June 10<sup>th</sup> at 1730 at Margaritaville.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">3.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>This will be the last meeting and we will break for summer.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></font></font><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Next meeting for the group will be September 10<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></font><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Then will be Oct 8<sup>th</sup>,<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Nov 12<sup>th</sup>, Dec 10- should be the X-mas party<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Agenda for Next Meeting&nbsp;:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Fund Raisers.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">How to get increase in members and attendance at meetings.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<h2 style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Adjournment<o:p></o:p></font></font></h2><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Meeting was adjourned at 1800 by <w:sdt title="Name" id="976303983" sdttag="Name" storeitemid="X_6C3C8BC8-F283-45AE-878A-BAB7291924A1" text="t" docpart="B36CE7670D5243F0B622AC8E02102F06" xpath="/ns1:coreProperties[1]/ns0:description[1]" prefixmappings="xmlns:ns0='http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/' xmlns:ns1='http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/package/2006/metadata/core-properties' ">Debbie Henley</w:sdt>. The next general meeting will be at September on <w:sdt title="Date" id="976304011" lang="EN-US" sdttag="Date" docpart="73186CF0D6A747A8BA538955790F3A47" dateformat="MMMM d, yyyy" calendartype="Gregorian" maptodatetime="t" calendar="t">10</w:sdt>, in Biloxi Regional.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Minutes submitted by:<span style="mso-tab-count: 1;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Virginia Kenny<o:p></o:p></font></font></p></strong></font></font><BR>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong></strong></font></font><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">September 18, 2012 Memorial Hospital of Gulfport</font></font></p></div><BR>
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<div align="center">2nd floor conference room at 5:30 pm.</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Members present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Debbie Henley, Bonnie Garrett, Sherry Masters, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Karen Cody, Mary Corley, Gayle Camp, and Connie Moran (3M representative).</div><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">All members present voted to have meetings on the 2nd Tues of the month @ 1630- location to be determined on a month by month basis.</span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">We discussed ways to entice members to attend meetings-we will discuss further at future meetings.</span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal" id="yui_3_2_0_1_1349286514321335"><span id="yui_3_2_0_1_1349286514321334" style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">We did not have a financial report.</span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">Per Madame President Betsy Sramek,&nbsp; Our next meeting will be Oct. 9 @ 1630 Memorial Hosp Or Conf room. I will try to get a speaker for a CEU or I can show a webinar for a CEU. We will also choose delegates for Congress-- we can send 3- so bring points to meeting if you want to be considered.</span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">Our Nov. meeting will be Nov. 13- we will have a speaker w/ ceu from 3M- location to be determined.</span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">Our Dec. meeting will be in combination with the Coast Wide Xmas party Dec. 15 @ Lyman Community Center. </span></p><BR>
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<p class="yiv1888536755MsoNormal"><span style="color: rgb(31, 73, 125); font-size: 11pt;">Meeting was adjourned at approx. 6:30pm</span></p></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"></font></font>&nbsp;</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">January 17, 2012&nbsp; Garden Park Medical Center first floor at 5:30 pm:&nbsp; Members present: Sue Bowers, chapter president, Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Anita Sanzin, Ron Perritt, Debbie Henley, Paula Koen, Virginia Kenny, Sunya Laws, Paula Taylor, Sarah Lee, Carlis Daniels-Hinton.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame President. First order of business, welcome new members to the meeting, Paula Taylor and Sarah Lee.&nbsp; Review of officer positions</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">(See current officers link)</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Topics: Congress in New Orleans (attendees with the president and fundraising ideas)&nbsp; Motion moved and seconded to&nbsp; send Ron Perritt as delegate, and Sunya as an alternate) Sherry Bass will complete registration before Jan 31st to received early bird discount.&nbsp; ($515.00 x 3 = $1545.00) &nbsp;Virginia will handle reimbursements to Sherry.&nbsp; President would like to bus over a group of attendees for a one day trip.&nbsp; Members to readdress at next meeting.</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Virginia will&nbsp;collect information for fundraising (hats, and jewelry) and will present information and pricing at next meeting.&nbsp;&nbsp;Sunya has coordinated with AORN and reserved a full size table for the fundraising event.&nbsp;</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Financials: Virginia (Reminder that our chapter needs to pay&nbsp;Mississippi council dues of $25.00 which will be done at the meeting at Congress.) Financial Statement presented and reviewed.&nbsp; Discussed recruitment:&nbsp; Idea suggested that we offer to pay non-members half the cost of membership fees of $125.00 after the recruit attends 3 chapter meetings.&nbsp; The&nbsp; motion was moved but not seconded.&nbsp; It as advised to readdress this idea in the fall.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; We discussed having chapter members facilities sponsor the meetings in their perspective workplaces.&nbsp; It was moved and seconded that March 20th meeting be sponsored by Carlis at VA, April 17th meeting sponsored by Paula Taylor at Biloxi Regional, and May 15th is open.&nbsp; Next meeting to be scheduled: Feb 28th at Memorial Hospital at 5:30pm.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned at 6:45 pm.</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">Dec 7, 2011&nbsp; Christmas party: Members present were Sue Bowers, Alicia&nbsp; Urbanitch, Sherry Bass, </font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">October 2011</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">Meeting called to order by Sue bowers, President.&nbsp; Held at Beef O Brady's in Gulfport at 5pm.&nbsp;&nbsp; Members present: Alicia Urbanitch, Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>
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<div>Alicia took&nbsp;minutes.&nbsp; Here's&nbsp; basically what we discussed:</div><BR>
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<div id="yui_3_2_0_1_1323897098980189">We need&nbsp;to find out what the&nbsp;expense of the hats, socks, jewelry, etc that was sold last year. We took in $990 but we don't know what&nbsp;our profit&nbsp;is.</div><BR>
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<div id="yui_3_2_0_1_1323897098980188">We will have a table in NOLA</div><BR>
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<div>We will donate $200 to the Women's Shelter for Christmas</div><BR>
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<div>Our next meeting will be <span class="yshortcuts" id="lw_1323897552_0">Dec. 7, Wednesday</span>, as the Christmas Party. All meals will be on separate tickets at members expense.&nbsp;I will reserve Look out 49, Baccjus, or Half Shell for the dinner.</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">April 13, 2011</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">4:30 pm&nbsp; Beef O Brady's in Gulfport.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Sue Bowers, President Elect.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Tom Boswell, Sherry Bass, Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Paula Koen, Cindy Burk, Mary Harvey (welcome back!~!!!)&nbsp; Shirley Gunter,Sherry Masters, guests:Dulcy Williams, Debra Toronto &amp; Judy Worstner (Ocean Springs Hospital).Inservice by Jeff Huntley/Dolly Haymes&nbsp;with Biomet; topic: Rapid Recovery Programs. </div><BR>
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<div align="center">Business:&nbsp; Post Congress report:&nbsp; Excellent time this year.&nbsp;Attendees enjoyed new innovative sessions regarding advanced technology in surgical intervention, enriching leadership sessions, and delegate activities.&nbsp; Also, attendees met with Mississippi Council to discuss plans for target fall "spring fling" like education offering/</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">session.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mentioned that our chapter needs to pay our council dues of $25.00. Will let Virginia know.&nbsp; Motioned to reimburse attendees for expenses: Carlis: $190, Alicia $818, &amp; Sunya $544.&nbsp; Motioned seconded by Tom Boswell.&nbsp; Will schedule financial/business meeting with Virginia next week.&nbsp; Attendees will provide copies of receipts to Virginia.&nbsp; New Business:&nbsp; Election of Officers and Ballots to be prepared and emailed by Sunya in preparation for next month's meeting.&nbsp; President-Elect, Sue Bowers residing.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned at 6pm, next meeting to be at Beef O Brady's in Gulfport May 18th at 4:30 pm.</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">November 17, 2010 at Olive Garden Restaurant at Promenade Mall D'Iberville.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame President:&nbsp; Alicia Urbanitch.&nbsp; members present: Betsy, Sherry Bass, Tom Boswell, Anita Sanzin, Mary Corley, Virginia Kenny, Sunya Laws, Deborah Floyd, Debbie Henley, Shirley Gunter, Carlis, Carol Yon, Paula Koen, Cindy Burk.&nbsp; Sponsor:&nbsp; Rob Hoover and Matt Rupport with Valleylab.&nbsp; </div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">October 20, 2010 4pm at the Dock in Gulfport on Seaway Rd.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by secretary: Members present: Tom Boswell, Sherry Bass, Virginia Kenny, Bill Hertzog, Betsy Sramek, Anita Sanzin, Ron Perrin,</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">September 29, 2010</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">Meeting at Memorial Hospital 2nd floor conference room.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame President: Alicia Urbanitch.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Sherry Masters, Carlis Daniels, Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Paula Koen, Sue Bowers, </div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">May 12, 2010</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center">Meeting at the Half Shell, Gulfport at 5pm.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Treasurer, Virginia Kenny.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Sunya Laws, Sue Bowers, Paula Koen.</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Main Topic: Election of New Officers 2010-2011.</div><BR>
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<div align="center">President- Elect:&nbsp; Sue Bowers</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Board Member: (new) Paula Koen (currently Carlis Daniels, &amp; Sherry Masters)</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Nominating Committee:&nbsp; (new) Debbie Henley &amp; Ivory Dixon (currently Tom Boswell)</div><BR>
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<div align="center">Secretary/Website Design:&nbsp; Sunya Laws</div><BR>
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<div align="left">**Discussed ideas for&nbsp;next Christmas party: Great Southern Club.&nbsp; Sue Bowers/Sherry Bass to collect information and follow up.</div><BR>
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<div align="left">Financial Report:&nbsp; Virginia: Reimbursed Sherry 60.00 for gift for Gail's farewell.&nbsp; Check #131 to Virginia (300 for reimbursement), Check #132 to Sherry&nbsp;.&nbsp; CD reinstated for $3605.03&nbsp;&nbsp; Checking balance is 3982.00.&nbsp; Virginia to follow up with Tom on Regions Bank CDs.</div><BR>
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<div align="left">Motion by Anita to have future meetings earlier like at&nbsp; 4pm.&nbsp; Seconded by Virginia.&nbsp; Will aim for next meeting Sept 15th, 4pm and the Half Shell in Gulfport.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned by 6pm</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">April 14th 2010:&nbsp; Meeting at High Cotton Grill Gulfport, Courthouse&amp;Pass Rd at 5pm.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame VP:&nbsp; Gail Forrester.&nbsp; </font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Tom Boswell, Ivory Dixon, Anita Sanzin, Sunya Laws, Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Debbie Henley, Karen White, Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Carol Sue Yon, Paula Koen, Amy Lesniewski guest VA, Yvonne Hill guest KAFB, Cindy Richards.</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="left">Welcome guests, guest speaker LifeCell (rep unable to attend).&nbsp; Received handouts, inservice given by Madame VP, products used at VA hospital.</div></li></div><BR>
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<div align="left">Inservice:&nbsp; Strattice Tissue Matrix implantable mesh.</div><BR>
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<div align="left">Announcements:&nbsp; SPECIAL FAREWELL to Gail Forrester, member of Mississippi Sound Chapter of AORN for 10+ years, presentation of appreciation plaque.&nbsp; Karen Edwards new member of Sound chapter, but so grateful and priviledged&nbsp;to have her as member.&nbsp; Presentation of farewell/appreciation gift.</div><BR>
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<div align="left">Reports from Congress attendees:&nbsp; Karen noted that a change was made in the bylaws, and now a chapter officer can be added to the ballot on national officer nominating committee or any office 45 days before voting if the member meets chapter requirements.&nbsp; Also, yearly dues have been increased to $125.00.&nbsp; Debbie took the headquarters tour and library.&nbsp; Found it beautiful and breathtaking.&nbsp; Will bring pictures to next meeting.</div><BR>
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<div align="left">Education:&nbsp; On line inservice per Sunya.&nbsp; Send me email if interested.&nbsp; (google) Medscape nursing</div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">February 24, 2010:&nbsp; Meeting at High Cotton Grill, Gulfport Courthouse &amp; Pass Rd at 5pm.&nbsp; Meeting called to order by Madame Vice President, Gail Forrester.&nbsp; Members present: Betsy, Sherry, Anita, Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Debbie Henley, Shirley Gunter, Alicia, Carlis, Cindy Richards, Carol McKnight, Melba Richardson, Wendy Lomax(Materials Manager, guest of Debbie), and Karen Edwards.</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">December 2009:&nbsp; Christmas Dinner Meeting at </font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame President:&nbsp; Mary Corley.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Debbie Henley, Karen White-Edwards, Cindy Richards, Betsy Sramek, Tom Boswell,&nbsp; Sherry Masters, Virginia Kenny, Gail Forrester, Carlis Daniels, Alicia Urbanitch, Sue Bowers, Anita Sanzin.</font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4">November 11, 2009 Beef O Brady's Gulfport 4:30pm </font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame Vice President Gail Forrester.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Karen White-Edwards and guest Cindy Richards,&nbsp;Sherry Masters, Sherry Peneguy, Alicia Urbanitch, Virginia Kenny, and Sunya Laws</font></div></strong></font></font><BR>
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<div align="left">Inservice:&nbsp; Ric Rogers from Medline-Topic: Insulcan detects breaks in insulation of lap instruments.&nbsp; </div><BR>
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<div align="left"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>Announcements: Coast Wide Christmas Party in Long Beach on Dec 5th.&nbsp; -&nbsp; Dinner party w/Medline November 18th at the Dock. POC Ric Rogers. -Our chapter Christmas party Dec 9th at Salute's Restaurant in Gulfport at 6pm.&nbsp; -</strong></font></font></div></li></ul><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>October 21, 2009 Beef O Brady's Gulfport 4:30pm </strong></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame President Mary Corley.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Betsy Sramek, Sunya Laws, Sue Bowers, Gail Forrester, Anita Sanzin, Karen White-Edwards, Carlis Daniels, Tom Boswell, Sherry Masters, Luz Fargas, Carol Yon, Margie Allen, Alicia Urbanitch</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Inservice by Clay Newsome from IMS.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Financial report (virginia absent) Balance still&nbsp;$4701.00&nbsp;Motioned by Betsy and&nbsp;2nd by Carol that we&nbsp;move forward with the SEES candy sale.&nbsp; Betsy suggested we sell for $2.00 each this time due to rise in cost.&nbsp; Last year we sold for $1.50 a bar.&nbsp; Virginia&nbsp;to reimburse Besty inital fees&nbsp;for the first orders.&nbsp; This time we will order&nbsp;more chocolate with almonds/nuts.&nbsp; </font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="+0"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Still need to reimburse Mary for Leadership Conference.&nbsp; Christmas party location/suggestions:&nbsp; 1.&nbsp; Salutes&nbsp; 2.&nbsp; Bayou Bluff Tennis Club&nbsp; 3.&nbsp; Olive Garden.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sunya to collect menus/room bookings and pricing and will confirm choices by email for president to decide.&nbsp; Meeting adjourned by </font></strong>&nbsp;</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>president Mary Corley.</strong></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>September 23, 2009: Memorial Hosp at Gulfport 2nd floor conference room.</strong></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame President Mary Corley.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Betsy Sramek, Tom Boswell, Ivory Dixon, Gail Recore, Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Alicia Urbanitch, and Karen White-Edwards.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="+0"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Inservice by Kristie Palermo from Biogel products.&nbsp; Topic: Biogel Latex Allergies.&nbsp; 1 hr CEU offered.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Also presented new products for us to try out at our facilities.&nbsp; </font></strong><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Sunya offered 2 free CEU online from Medline University.</font></strong></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">New President:&nbsp; Wants to set Christmas Party date for Dec 9th, bring back location suggestions at next meeting.&nbsp; Wants to do lots of fundraising.&nbsp; Charity project:&nbsp; donation to local charity or women's shelter.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Want to offer a warm welcome to Karen White-Edwards from Garden Park to the coast and to our chapter.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>May 20, 2009 </strong></font></font><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame President:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek.&nbsp; </font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Members present: Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Tom Boswell, Mary Corley, Alicia Urbanitch,&nbsp; April Sanzin,&nbsp; Sherry Masters, Gail Recore,&nbsp;Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Sunya Laws, and Karen Walley</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Primary Topic:&nbsp; ELECTION OF NEW OFFICERS:&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial"><font size="4">Ballots are in:&nbsp; the following are our newly elected officers for 2009-2010:&nbsp; </font></font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">of course:&nbsp; MARY CORLEY (current president)</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">PRESIDENT ELECT:&nbsp; ALICIA URBANITCH</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">TREASURER:&nbsp; VIRGINIA KENNY</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">SECRETARY/WEBSITE DESIGNER: SUNYA</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">BOARD MEMBERS: CARLIS DANIELS, SHERRY MASTERS, SUE BOWERS</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">NOMINATING COMMITTEE: IVORY DIXON, KAREN WHITE-EDWARDS, AND TOM BOSWELL.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order b y Madame President:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek.&nbsp; Members present: Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Virginia Kenny, Sherry Masters, Gail Recore, Shirley Gunter, Kristy Warner, Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Sunya Laws, and Karen Walley</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Thank to our sponsor, Terumo Medical</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Primary Topic:&nbsp; Delegates to attend congress:&nbsp; Motion made by Sherry Bass to give delegates 300.00 each for expenses.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Motion seconded by Sherry Masters, checks presented by Virginia.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Betsy:&nbsp; we made a profit of $1000.00 off candy sale. (THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES). WE APPRECIATE ALL THE HARD WORK!!</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Betsy: another fundraiser to&nbsp;order Easter candy as next fundraiser.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Seconded by Sunya Laws. Sales to start in March.&nbsp; More info to follow.&nbsp; Virginia to sell the rest of leftover ornaments at BridgeFest.&nbsp; </font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Financial Report:&nbsp; Virginia:&nbsp; Balance in Hancock Bank is 2670.50.&nbsp; Betsy to deposit $2400.00 plus $100.00 American Express Checks donated by Stryker Endoscopy. (subtract $900.00 from balance).</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Leadership Conference:&nbsp; Motion to send Mary Corley (president elect, and Sunya Laws, secretary)&nbsp; Seconded by Sherry Masters.&nbsp; Sunya to research dates, costs, travel and details for next meeting.&nbsp; MS council may donate money to send someone.&nbsp; Last year they gave us $300 but no one was unable to attend. </font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by Madame President:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek.&nbsp; Members present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Tom Boswell, Ivory Dixon, Anita Sanzin, Mary Corley,&nbsp; Sunya Laws, Sherry Masters, Gail Recore, Alicia Urbanitch, Karen Walley, Carlis Daniels-Hilton, Carol Susan Yon, Bill Hertzog, and special guest, Helen Milstead.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><strong><font face="Arial" size="4">Top Discussion: Delegates Selections are as follows:&nbsp; Betsy (chair), Tom and Carlis will be delegates, motioned and seconded, unanimously.</font></strong></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>Dec 17, 2009:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong>Annual Christmas&nbsp;Party at Al Fresco's 6 pm</strong></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font size="4"><font size="+0"><font size="+0"><strong>Members&nbsp;present:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek President</strong>&nbsp;</font></font></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" size="4">Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, April Sanzin, Debbie Henley, Sue Bowers,Tom Boswell, Alicia Urbanitch, Karen Walley, Sunya Laws, Melissa Carriere, </font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" size="4">Door prizes were given and we had a lot of fun.&nbsp; Special thanks to our sponsors for their generosity.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">November 18, 2008:</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Meeting at Red Eye Grill Biloxi Cedar Lake</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Meeting called to order by madame President:&nbsp; Betsy Sramek</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Members Present:&nbsp; Sherry Bass, Ivory Dixon, Anita Sanzin, Mary Corley, Virginia Kenny, Sunya Laws, Deborah Floyd, Any Yount, Debbie Henley, Shirley Gunter, Novalin Dodson, Paula Koen, Alicia Urbanitch, Mary Harvey, Karen Walley, Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Carol Susan Yon, Deborah McWilliams, Melissa Carriere, Cynthia Powell, Meri-Michaelle Pittman, </font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">Delegate Selection Possibilities:&nbsp; Betsy, Mary, Tom, Sue, Gail and Shirley, Carlis, Ivory,&nbsp;Melissa&nbsp;</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">(we can send 3 delegates according to size of our chapter membership).&nbsp; To be chosen next meeting.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">Announcements:&nbsp; Welcome guests Karen Walley.&nbsp; Financial report:&nbsp; Virginia:&nbsp; need to reimburse Sherry 197,25 for previous funding for food for a meeting.&nbsp; Voted and motioned to donate $100.00 to Brad Carrierre fundraiser .&nbsp; Seconded and approved to donate.&nbsp; </font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Fundraising for SEE's candy bars and ornaments in progress.&nbsp; Candy bars are $36.00/box and ceramic ornaments are 10.00 each.&nbsp; Facilities committed to sell ornaments:&nbsp; Hancock-10. MHG-15&nbsp; GCOSC-10 SR-10, OS-5, BR-15, GPOP-10, GP-10, VA-10, Keesler-5.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" size="4">Meeting October 15, 2008 at 1700</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">Meeting called to order by madame Vice President Mary Corley&nbsp; (president unable to attend).</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4"><font size="+0"><font size="+0"><font face="Arial">Fundraising:&nbsp; Betsy/Sherry to set up</font> selling candy bars for fundraiser.&nbsp; If we can make 1000.00 profit. Moved and 2nd to do this one.&nbsp; We are asking that all coast facilities participate:&nbsp; VA, Keesler, GP, MHG, BRMC, OS, Hancock, &amp; GCOSC.</font></font></font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font size="4">Anita:&nbsp; great fundraising idea to sell T-Shirts.&nbsp; Will bring info next meeting and aim for sale after the holidays.</font></div><BR>
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<div align="center"><font face="Arial" size="4">Local News/Events:&nbsp; Lovenox Party on Nov 3rd at Vrazel's in Gulfport.&nbsp; Sherry to follow up.&nbsp; Presented our first color copy of our new logo that can used on correspondence, letterheads, envelopes, and etc,.&nbsp; Everyone liked the lighthouse.</font></div><BR>
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November 18, 2008Meeting at Red Eye Grill Biloxi Cedar Lake
Meeting called to order by madame President:  Betsy Sramek
Members Present:  Sherry Bass, Ivory Dixon, Anita Sanzin, Mary Corley, Virginia Kenny, Sunya Laws, Deborah Floyd, Any Yount, Debbie Henley, Shirley Gunter, Novalin Dodson, Paula Koen, Alicia Urbanitch, Mary Harvey, Karen Walley, Carlis Daniels-Hinton, Carol Susan Yon, Deborah McWilliams, Melissa Carriere, Cynthia Powell, Meri-Michaelle Pittman,
Review Last minutes
Delegate Selection Possibilities:  Betsy, Mary, Tom, Sue, Gail and Shirley, Carlis, Ivory, Melissa 
(we can send 3 delegates according to size of our chapter membership).  To be chosen next meeting.
Announcements:  Welcome guests Karen Walley.  Financial report:  Virginia:  need to reimburse Sherry 197,25 for previous funding for food for a meeting.  Voted and motioned to donate $100.00 to Brad Carrierre fundraiser .  Seconded and approved to donate. 
Fundraising for SEE's candy bars and ornaments in progress.  Candy bars are $36.00/box and ceramic ornaments are 10.00 each.  Facilities committed to sell ornaments:  Hancock-10. MHG-15  GCOSC-10 SR-10, OS-5, BR-15, GPOP-10, GP-10, VA-10, Keesler-5.
Suggestions for Christmas party:  Vrazel's, Great Southern Club, Montana's, The Dock, etc,... Sunya to coordinate and notify all of party time and location.  
1845:  meeting adjourned by president.
 
 
 
 
 
October 15, 2008 1700
 
Beef-O-Brady's Hwy 49 Gulfport
Meeting called to order by madame Vice President Mary Corley  (president unable to attend).
Members present:  Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Tom Boswell, Virginia Kenny, Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Gail Recore, Shirley Gunter, Paula Koen, Alicia Urbanitch, Carol McKnight, Mary Harvey, Anita Sanzin, Margaret Clevenger
Review Last minutes
Delegate Selection Possibilities:  Betsy, Tom, Sue, Gail and Shirley
(we can send 3 delegates according to size of our chapter membership).  To be chosen next meeting.
Announcements:  Welcome new member, Margaret from Keesler and Karen Walley GCOSC.
Will try to get Ivory to rejoin. Her membership expired.
Financial Report: Virginia- checking balance 3633.00.  CD #1 Hancock: 3340.00 and CD#2 Regions 3886.00.
Education: 2 CEU free from medscape nursing titled Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:  From Diagnosis to Management
Fundraising:  Betsy/Sherry to set up selling candy bars for fundraiser.  If we can make 1000.00 profit. Moved and 2nd to do this one.  We are asking that all coast facilities participate:  VA, Keesler, GP, MHG, BRMC, OS, Hancock, & GCOSC.
Virginia to bring us back more info on ceramic ornaments sales.  Minimum order is 100 which will cost 1250.00
Anita:  great fundraising idea to sell T-Shirts.  Will bring info next meeting and aim for sale after the holidays.
Local News/Events:  Lovenox Party on Nov 3rd at Vrazel's in Gulfport.  Sherry to follow up.  Presented our first color copy of our new logo that can used on correspondence, letterheads, envelopes, and etc,.  Everyone liked the lighthouse.
Next meeting, need to take officer pictures.
Adjourned
 
 
 
Meeting September 24, 2008 at 1700
Beef-O-Brady's Hwy 49 Gulfport
Meeting called to order by President Betsy Sramek
Members Present: Sherry Bass, Tom Boswell, Anita Sanzin, Mary Corley, Sunya Laws, Sherry Masters, Debbie Henley, Gail Recore, Paula Koen, Alicia Urbanitch, Kim Watts, and Mary Harvey, and Virginia Kenny.
Guest Speaker:  Connie from 3M. Presentation of products/Q&A.  Thanks to Connie for attending, very informative.
Review last minutes: Done.
Announcements: Welcome Back Mary Harvey from Iraq safely. 
Financial Report: Virginia - Checking balance 3, 943.78  Savings-Hancock CD#1 balance 3,247.60  Regions CD#2 3,886.08. 
Education: CEU to be presented at next mtg. Sunya: also, reminder we do have a point system in effect for members who want to go to Congress as  delegate. Our chapter will assist with expenses, registration, etc.. for members interested.  Anyone interested, please verbalize at next mtg.
Fundraising:  Betsy to set up selling choclate bars by World's Finest.  Silent Auction idea. Virginia to get with ClayCreations for Ornament sales.
Local News/Events:  Vivian is involved with Periop Course 101.   Upcoming Christmas party, Sherry to get some info from Great Southern Club, pricing/point of contacts/etc.. Sunya to check on Salute Restaurant on Hwy 49.  Sherry: Lovenox Rep would like to do a dinner, but no CEU offering.  Also, the OEC rep would like to be a sponsor.
Adjourned at 1830 
Time Location of next mtg:  Oct 15th 1700 at Beef-O-Brady's
 
 
 
 
Meeting  May 6, 2008
Look-Out 49 Hwy 49 Gulfport
Meeting called to order by President Tom Boswell
Members present: Sherry Bass, Betsy Sramek, Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Ivory Dixon, Gail Recore, Shirley Gunter, Mary Corley, Debbie Henley, Melba Moss, Deborah McWilliams Deborah Floyd, Amy Yount, Sunya Laws
Topics:  election of new officers: It was voted and the new officers for 2008-09 are as follows:
President: Betsy Sramek, Vice President:Sherry Bass, Nominating Committee: Debbie Henley (stays) Paula Koen & Ivory Dixon, Board members are: Anita Sanzin (stays), Shirley Gunter, Gail Recore & Sue Bowers, Treasurer: Virginia Kenny, Secretary/Website Designer Sunya Laws.
financial report(Virginia) checking balance-3083.72, Hancock CD balance-3247.60 Regions CD balance-3886.08.
Total approximately-$10,216
Education: Free CEU per Sunya
Vendor:  Ethicon Endosurgery
Clinical Issues: none
Christmas in July Dinner: discussed but not decided.
Stationary Letterhead (Sunya to follow up for next mtg.)
Fundraising:  Golf Tournament (Tom coordinating)
Christmas AORN Dinner (to be readdressed at next mtg)
Take summer off & resume in September!
Meeting adjourned at 1830.
 
 
Meeting April 16, 2008
Beef -O-Brady's Restaurant Hwy 49 Gulfport.
Meeting called to order by President Tom Boswell
Members present:  Ivory Dixon, Betsy Sramek, Melissa Carriere, Debbie Henley, Mary Corley, Sherry Bass, Paula Koen, Anita Sanzin, Virginia Kenny, Shirley Gunter, Mary Recore.
Topics:  Financials- voted to keep CDs where they are (Hancock and Region's Bank)  Draws really good interest if left alone. 
Fundraising:  Golf Tournament still on track.  Need golf teams.  Lots of vendors are participating.
Leadership Conference:  Voted to send Sunya to Denver (if no objections)
Education:  CEU offered from Medscape (Sunya)
Vendor sponsor dinner from Skytron (Jim Shilston).  Thanks so much.
Election of Officers:  Will vote at next meeting.  Ballots to presented and list of candidates.
Clinical Issues:  None
Next meeting:  TBA Date open, may be a called meeting
Meeting adjourned at 1800.
 
 
Meeting:  March 19, 2008 at 1700
 
Beef-O-Brady's Restaurant Hwy 49 Gulfport
Meeting called to order by President, Tom Boswell
Members present:  Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Debbie Henley, Gail Recore, Lynette Brown, Sherry Masters, Mary Corley, Rachel Driggs, Melissa Carriere, Gina Nye, Carol McNight, Anita Sanzin
 Topics:
1. Financial: Virginia:  balance $2668.71 in checking.  $300 come in from AORN for early registration of delegates due to arrive after April 18th (confirmed by Sunya and AORN chapter coordinator Debbie Warren in Denver).
Final profits from ornament sale?_Virginia to report by next meeting.
Finalized balances from checking and all CDs. $3886.08 in CD+2668.71=6554.79
Sunya received grant from AORN.
2. Thanks for vendor dinner/inservice
3. Welcome first time/new/returning members to meeting.
4. Education:  Free CEU offered by Sunya.  Also, Inservice from Stryker Endoscopy by Steve Jackson. Discussed Stryker's flexible scopes and specialty urology equipment offerings.   Enter drawing for door prizes.  Mary Corley won the Choclate Bunny.
Happy Birthday to Sherry and Virginia!!!  We know how young you are!! (smile).
5. Finalize Congress plans.  Who is staying where?  Sherry and Tom : entertainment coordinators to provide iteniary to all attendees via email. 
6. Leadership Conference in Denver in July  : Need to finalize plans to send Betsy. (will continue to follow up by next meeting.
7.  Fundraising: Tom (golfing tournament) Rough Draft of flyer presented.  Scheduled for May 18th at Pass Christain Isles Golf Club. Entry $65.00/person and hole sponsorship is $100.00
Sherry:  Zapfacts and Wound Closure Workshop: We still need committments of 10 people from each facility that wants to participate.  Debbie and Carol McNight will try.  We need a minimum of 30 people attending.
Sunya:  New motion/proposal to have 2 Christmas parties this year (depending on funding).  Would like to have one for OR Directors/and assistant mgrs and their Material's Management counterpart and the annual Mississippi Sound AORN Christmas party.  Motion 2nd, Sunya to coordinate.  High Cotton Grill and Darwell's in Long Beach are offered suggestions.  Sunya to follow up. 
Next Meeting:  April 16th 1700 at Beef O'Brady's in Gulfport, Hwy 49.
Meeting Adjourned at 1630 by Sir President.
 
Meeting:  February 20, 2008
Beef -O-Brady's Hwy 49 Gulfport
Meeting called to order by President, Tom Boswell
Members present:  Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Sherry Masters, Ivory Dixon, Josh Smithart, Melba Richardson, Rachel Driggs, Debbie Henley, Melissa Carriere, Gina Nye, Shirley Gunter, and Anita Sanzin.  Sunya: Welcome new members and first timers to meeting.
Topics:  Virginia-(Sherry Bass reporting in her absence). 1. Financial report: $2038.71 with $1000.00 outstanding. Received $1320.00 from Valleylab.  Our CD balance is $3340.00.  Also, we will receive $300.00 from AORN for early registration of delegates.  We will not receive money until after Feb 26th via electronically into our account.  Tom:  contacted by Region's bank regarding two CD's that was set up in the 1980's with a balance of $1141.91 and $2744.17 with total of $3886.08. 
2.  Education:  CEU offering of 1 contact hour from SPS medical cleaning, packaging,and sterilization of instruments module.  Powerpoint presentation presented by Sunya.  Verification Form completed by all members present.  Certificates to be mailed out to each person's address.
3.  Fundraising:  Virgina has one ornament left.  Alicia sent 2 by Sunya that she could not sell.  They were bought by Shirley and Ivory. (yaaa!!).  Funds given to Sherry Bass.  Sherry:  Would like to do another Zapfacts with Valleylab, but they must have a committment of 30 people within the next 2-3 weeks.  OR Directors to work together on and report next meeting on enrollment.  Sherry: Would like to propose a suturing class with RNFA's as instructors.  Debbie ,Mel and Alicia (absent) to participate.  Josh to contact the suture rep to provide lunch and/or breakfast.  Josh to report next meeting.  Tom:  Golfing fundraiser re-presented.  Tentative date is May 18th on Pass Isle Golf Course.  Would like to charge $25.00/person and start at 1300.  We provide hot dogs, beer, and soft drinks.  Offer to sell Mulligans also. Everyone to set the wheels in motion with golfers who may be interested.   Will need volunteers to help.
4.  Sherry:  Leadership Conference in Denver in July.  Sherry raised motion to send our President-Elect Betsy Sramek.  Mississippi Council will give $300.00 to help defray costs.  Motion 2nd by Sunya. So voted that Betsy will go to Leadership conference.
Tom: Next meeting to be on March 19th, Wed, 1700 at Beef-O-Brady's in Gulfport, Hwy 49.  Gina to reserve party room again.  Sunya to work on vendors to present inservice for next CEU offering.
 
Meeting:  January 16, 2008
Garden Park Medical Center 1st floor conference room
Meeting called to order by President, Tom Boswell
Members present:  Anita Sanzin, Sherry Bass, Mary Corley, Virginia Kenny, Ivory Dixon, Betsy Sramek, Gina Nye, Sherry Masters, Sunya Laws, and  Cindy
Topics:  #1: Delegates Selection:  Tom Boswell, Debbie Henley,and motion by Tom to appoint, Sunya Laws as 3rd delegate. Decided. Tom, Debbie, & Sunya.
#2:  Leftover ornament fundraiser. Virginia only one left with some to sell and she will continue to selling them. Profits to be discussed during financial report.
#3:  Virginia Financial report:   CD balance ($3000)  checking balance ($       )  $500 to each delegate to help with airfare, and registration, etc...
#4: Tom: future fundraiser. Decided upon golf tournament idea.  He will get with Windance and collect details on how to get it started.  Will have report next meeting.
#5:  Next meeting to be held at Beef O'Bradys, Gina to reserve party room so we can have privacy during meeting and dinner.   Sunya to arrange CEU.
 
 
 
Meeting:  December 15th
Christmas party at Emeril's Fish House at Island View Casino in Gulfport.  In Celebration of our Mississippi Gulf Coast OR nurses who work hard all to keep our patients safe in the surgical setting.
 
Meeting:  November 7, 2007
Garden Park Medical Center 1st floor conference room
Meeting called to order by President, Tom Boswell
Members present:  Anita Sanzin, Sherry Bass, Mary Corley, Virginia Kenny, Ivory Dixon, Carol McKnight, Betsy Sramek, Paula Koen, Lynette Brown, Alicia Urbanitch, Mary Thompson, Judy Gifford, Debbie Henley.
Topics: #1:  Delegate Selection (2) Motion to send Tom Boswell and Debbie Henley, 2nd by Sherry Bass.  Alternates are Mary Corley & Anita Sanzin.  $500.00 to each delegate to help with air fare, hotel, etc.
 #2:  Virginia financial report: We have $2,171.47 in our account as of Sep 30, 2007.  To facilitate our fundraising efforts for this year for the ornament sale, we paid out $1,119.95 to Gail Pittman, INC, attn: Lisa Reyes, 290 South Perkins Street, Ridgeland, MS.  39157. Order was for $1000.00 plus shipping & handling. Virginia also reported that we never received our share of profit from the recent Valleylab Zapfacts seminar back in March 2007.  Sherry Bass to follow up.
#3:  Officer business:  Previously named Lynette as an officer, but had to remove her from office due to her membership not being completed by her facility as they promised would be done.
#4:  CEU offering:  Free POWER-PAK C.E. on Evaluating Blood Glucose Monitors (2 contact hours) offered.  It expires May 21, 2009.  Ideas for future are to have our wound closure workshop and have our two RNFA members to teach it.  Will readdress later.
#5:  Hattiesburg chapter has disbanned.  Sherry to contact Beck Swann and follow up to see if they want to join ours. 
#6:  Fundraising:  Cruise idea discussed again, but feel we have waited to late to try and organize for the coming year.  Tom golfing idea is very viable, but must start directly after holidays are over to be ready by February 2008.  Ornaments will be here tentatively on Nov 15 or 19th.  If here on Nov 15, we are to meet at Applebees on Cedar Lake rd, Thursday at 4pm for pickup.  We bought 100 and hope each person can sell 10 at $15.00 each.
#7:  Christmas Party:  Received $100.00 gift certificate donation from Bruce Gramellion fromDeRoyal.  Contact made with other vendors have verbally confirmed but no funds received as of today.  Sunya to follow up.  Collected funds from our chapter members and decided that $10.00 person would be sufficient to aid in funding in case the vendors are not ablet to donate. $100.00 check is to be mailed to me from IMS, (not recieved yet).   Sunya to continue to coordinate.
#8:  Reminder, this coming week is OR Nurse's Week. 
 
Meeting:  October 17, 2007
O'Charley's Restaurant
Meeting called to order by: President, Tom Boswell
Members Present: Sherry Masters, Sue Bowers, Sherry Peneguy, Sherry Bass, Judy Gifford, Betsy Sramek, Anita Sanzin, Gina Nye, Carol McNight, Mary Thompson, Jennifer West, Mike Paulk, Paula Koen, Mary Corley, Ivory Dixon, Debbie Henley, and Sunya Laws
Topics: 1st:  Would like to welcome all attendees to the meeting.  We are very pleased to have you attend and please come again and JOIN AORN.  Our local chapter needs members.  Christmas Party at Emeril's December 15, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Sunya to continue to work on funding from vendors. (2 verbal confirmations so far).
Ornament fundraiser (Anita).  Decided to go ahead with ordering 100 ornaments, 50 with crawfish & 50 with lighthouse if possible, if not, then 100 of the lighthouse with "Mississippi Sound AORN chapter 2007" on the back.  Would like to sell for $15.00 each and each facility commit to selling 20 each (Hancock Memorial, MHG, Garden Park, OS, VA and Biloxi Regional)
(Tom) Delegate selection: to be discussed at next meeting
Sherry: Raffle idea changed to a cruise fundraiser.  We can book a 4 day cruise from New Orleans to Cozumel at 432.00 per person with ocean view rooms.  Deposit is $7000.00, a minimum of 50 rooms.  Every 16th person is free.  Set to sail in weekends of Feb 14th or 28th, 2008.  To be discussed again at next meeting. (Sunya) Perioperative Nurse week is next month. Passed out flyers with gift ideas from an official sponsor of AORN.  Reminded everyone of the seminar on November 10, 2007 at IP Casino, "Together Again, Illuminating the Passion". Deadline is November 1, 2007.
(Tom) next meeting to be held at Garden Park 1st floor conference room at 1630 on November 7, 2007.  Dinner at O"Charley's to follow.  Jay Smith to present inservice for CEU.  Sunya also to offer on-line CEU. 
Meeting adjourned at 1800.
 
Meeting:  September 19, 2007
O'Charley's Restaurant
Meeting called to order by President:  Tom Boswell
Members Present:  Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Shirley Gunter, Debra Huntley, Betsy Sramek, Paula Koen.
Topics:  discussed plans to send delegates to Congress: possibles are Alicia, Tom ( of course), and Debbie Henley.   Will officially select members at next meeting.  Discussed Fundraiser, Christmas ornaments.  Anita to continue to organize with Gail Pittman.   Discussed Christmas party plans (Sunya).  Motion to have it on December 15th at Emeril's if possible. Motion @2nd by Sherry.  Discussed Coast Wide Christmas party on Dec 1st Sat in Long Beach at West harrison Espy building.  Encouraged all to attend.  Would like to have another business meeting on Dec. 5th to finalize delegate plans and fundraising efforts.  Debbie suggested a raffle.  Also, encouraged all to attend LA/MS seminar in November.   Meeting adjourned.
                         
Meeting:  July 17, 2007
O'Charley's Restaurant
Meeting called to order by President: Tom Boswell
Members Present:  Alicia Urbanitch, Sherry Bass, Lynette Brown, Shirley Gunter, Debbie Huntley, Anita Sanzin, Betsy Sramek, Virginia Kenny, Sunya Laws,  guest (Paula Koen).
Topics:  Welcome Tom as new president, looking forward to a great year.  New officers are as follows:  Vice President-Sherry, Treasurer-Virginia, Secretary-Sunya, Board Members are Alicia and Anita, Nominating Committee is Betsy Sramek, Debbie Henley, and Shirley Gunter, President Elect-Mary Corley.
Topics:  Free seminar offered by Lifelink on July 28, 2007, in Mobile, Alabama.  Sign up online to register or mail in.  See Sunya for registration forms.
November 17ith is scheduled date for Mississippi/Louisiana seminar at IP casino  Details to be followed up by Sherry Bass.  Fundraising:  Anita to follow up on Christmas Ornament project.  Alicia to follow up with Zimmer Van educational activity.    Financial report: Virginia: balance $2071.00.  We made 4-500 dollars on suturing seminar.
President:  Motion to change meeting day to every third Wednesday at 1630.  Motion seconded by Alicia,  Meeting day changed which makes next meeting date September 19th.,  Meeting adjourned at 1800.
Meeting:  February 12, 2007
Garden Park Medical Center 1st floor Meeting Room
Meeting called to order by:  Madame President Anita Sanzin
Members Present:  Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Mary Corley, Shirley Gunter, Virginia Kenny, Betsy Sramek, Debbie Huntley.
Topics:  Delegate Selection:  Delegates are as follows:  Sunya, Debbie, and Anita.  Each given $500.00 for expenses.
 Fundraising:  Anita; still planning on Christmas ornament fundraiser underway with Lisa Reyes.
fundraising: Wound Closure Seminar in conjunction with Meridan Institute of Surgical Assisting.  Date determined will be April 28, 2007 8 hour in duration charge $100.00, pay in advance.  No CEU offered at this time, but Sunya to coordinate (if possible). Next meeting to be held at Chili's on March 6th 1630 on Orange Grove Gulfport, MS.
 
Christmas Party at Blow Fly Inn December 15, 2006.
 
 
Meeting:  Oct 17th at Garden Park is cancelled.  Rescheduled meeting times to be announced.  Thanks.
 
Meeting:  September 19, 2006  1700 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital 2nd floor SICU waiting room.
Meeting called to order by new chapter president:  Anita Sanzin.  Members present:  Tom Boswell, Betsy Sramek, Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Mary Corley, and Virginia Kenny.  Topics:  new officers are, President-elect Tom Boswell, Secretary Sunya Laws, Vice-President Betsy Sramek, Treasurer Virginia Kenny  Nominating Committee-Mary Corley, and Sherry Bass, Board of Directors-Tammy Tabor, Alicia Urbanitch, and Sandy Rutherford.      Balance in our account $1777.46 per Sherry.  Our CD has been combined into one and we will find out by next meeting.    Next meeting scheduled for Oct 17th at Garden Park for 1700.  Fundraising planning to be coordinated by Tom as golfing tournament.  More to follow.  Meeting adjourned at 1845 to meet over at education building.
 
Meeting:  January 17, 2006: 1630-1830 Biloxi Regional Medical Center Surgery Staff Lounge.
Members present:  Sherry Bass, Alicia Urbanitch, Virgina Kenny, Tom Boswell, Sunya Laws, Betsy Sramek, Mary Corley.  Meeting was called to order to discuss present situation.
Virginia made a motion that Sherry Bass replace Lisa Mixon on the nominating committee.  It was 2nd by Betsy.  Checking account balance is $2, 166.76.  Virginia stated that the check book and all of the financial information was lost in Hurricane Katrina.  Betsy will contact People's Bank to get the information on our CD.  Due to Hurricane Katrina, all members of our chapter suffered significant losses.  Minutes will continue to updated on the website, but previous meeting minutes, and other chapter business documentation were also lost in the storm. 
We elected to send three delegates to Congress in Washington D.C.  1. Sunya   2.  Sherry     3.  Anita or Chris.  The three alternate delegates are Tom, Betsy, and Virginia. Next meeting to be announced in April.    Meeting was adjourned at 1830.
 
Meeting:  September - December 2005 were cancelled due to Hurricane Katrina.
 
Meeting:  March 15, 2005 Gulf Coast Medical Center:  1630
 
Members present:  Alicia Urbanitch, Sherry Bass, Sunya Laws, Chris Poolson, Lisa Mixon, Michael Lomax, Virginia Kenny, Tammy Tabor, Betsy Sramek, Tom Boswell,  Mary Corley, and Anita Sanzin. 
Meeeting called to order by president:  First priority was to proceed with election of new officers and voting ballots were distributed. 
Election results for May 2005-May 2006 are as follows: 
President :  Sunya Laws
President Elect:  Anita Sanzin
Vice President:  Chris Poolson
Secretary:  Sandy Rutherford
Treasurer:  Virginia Kenny
Board Officers:  Tom Boswell & Mary Corley
Tammy Tabor & Penny Renwick (off in 2006)
Nominating Committee:  Lisa Mixon & Betsy Sramek (off in 2006)
 
 
Meeting:  February 15, 2005 Biloxi Regional Medical Center
 

   Prior to the meeting attendees watched “Fire Safety in the O.R.”.

 

          The meeting was held at Biloxi Regional Medical Center.  Alicia Urbanitch was unable to attend.  The meeting was called to order by Sherry Bass. 

 

          Sherry Bass presented the financial report.  The checking account balance was $3,444.00.

         

          Alicia Urbanitch, Sunya Laws, and Anita Sanzin will be attending Congress as our chapter’s delegates.  Tom Boswell will also attend as an alternate.  A motion was made by Carolyn Cross to send only 3 delegates from our chapter to Congress this year.  The motion was seconded by Chris Poolson. 

          A meeting was scheduled for March 15, 2005, 1800 at Gulf Coast Medical Center.

 

Meeting:  January 18, 2005 Olive Garden

 
Meeting called to order by President.
Members Present:  Chris Poolson, Penny Renwrick, Tammy Tabor, Sandy Rutherford, Virginia Kenny, Carolyn Cross, Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Novalin Dodson, Shirley Gunter.

Meeting Topics:  Congress on April 3-7th in New Orleans    Delegate Selection: Motion made by Sherry to send 3 delegates and one alternate. Chris second the motion.  Agreed to send Anita as alternate, Alicia, Tammy, and Virginia as      delegates.  Our chapter to pay registration $200 cash to each delegate. Discussed last year's delegates who were Sandy, Chris, Alicia, Pres-Carolyn, and Virginia as alternate.  (Sherry): Financial report: Balance $4,384.78  (Sunya): Discussed updates for newsletter  (Alicia): Discussed upcoming Zapfacts seminar coming up this Saturday.  Asked that everyone please encourage staff to attend.  Next meeting scheduled for February 15th at Biloxi Regional Medical Center.  Educational offering will be available.  At 1815, meeting adjourned.

                                
Meeting:  December 7, 2004 Christmas Party at Jordan River Steamer Restaurant
Meeting called to order by President.
Members present:  Sherry Bass, Gail Recore, Lynette Brown, Sandy Rutherford, Tammy Tabor, Chris Poolson, Virginia Kenny, Betsy Sramek, and Sunya Laws.
Meeting Topics:  Dirty Santa theme Christmas Candles  
                                Upcoming Meeting Jan 18, 2004  
                                Zapfacts Seminar   
                                Disinfection and Sterilization Update Seminar
                                Upcoming Congress Events
                                Welcome dinner guest: Lynette Brown
                                Meeting Adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
 
Meeting:  September 21, 2004 4:30 p.m. at Olive Garden.
Meeting called to order  by new president Alicia Urbanitch.
Members present: Chris Poolson, Sherry Bass, Mary Harvey, Virginia Kenny, Carolyn Cross, Sunya Laws, and Gina Nye.  Inservice presentation was by ON-Q pain pumps by I-Flow.  Speaker was Ted Pearson and clinical educatior Gloria Schneider, CRNP.
Meeting topics:
  • Upcoming meeting to be scheduled for December 7th.
  • Recruitment of new members.  All our responsibility.
  • Long term goals:  Re-attempt Zap Facts seminar (Sherry)
  • Short term goals:  Each facility provide newsletter updates and current email addresses. (Sunya)
  • December 7th, Christmas party at the Jordan River Steamer Restaurant on Hwy 603.  Theme:  candles, $10.
  • Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Meeting:  May 4, 2004 4:30 p.m. at Biloxi Regional Medical Center:
Meeting called to order by Carolyn Cross
Members present:  Mary Corley, Sherry Bass, Anita Sanzin, Sandy Rutherford, Virginia Kenny, Alicia Urbanitch, Bridget Hancock, and Merwin.  Inservice presentation was by Zimmer.
Meeting Topics:
  • Election of new officers
  • Membership recruitment
  • Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.
 
Meeting:  (Board Meeting Only) February 17, 2004  4:30 p.m. at the Olive Garden Restaurant in Biloxi.
 
Meeting called to order by president:  Carolyn Cross
Members present:  Sunya Laws, Sherry Bass, Chris Poolson, Betsy Sramek, Anita Sanzin, Sandy Rutherford, and Alicia Urbanitch.
Meeting Topics:
  • Confirmation of Delegates to Congress:  Carolyn, Sandy, Alicia and Chris.
  • Discussed potential candidates.  Will review credentials between now and voting time.
  • Receiving $100.00 donation from Mark Livingston.
  • Agreed to give each delegate $200.00 each for expenses.
  • Discussed Congress agenda and responsibilities.
  • Meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.
 
Meeting:  January 20, 2004   4:30 p.m. Los Tres Amigos in Bay St. Louis.
Meeting called to order by president:  Carolyn Cross
 
Members present:
Chris Poolson, Alicia Urbanitch, Sunya Laws, Sandy Rutherford, Tammy Tabor, Sherry Bass, Tom Boswell, Betsy Sramek, Virginia Kenny, and welcome to Bonnie Malley.
Meeting Topics:
  • Discussed delegates and their responsibilities.  Delegate chair will be Alicia Urbanitch.  She will be the state reporter.  She will reponsible for announcing our presence for the representation of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
  • Delegates are as follows:  Carolyn, Sandy, Sherry, Alicia, and Chris.
  • Inservice by Glen Prechac was quite enjoyable and informative on Endoscopic Technology Updates.
  • Next meeting to be scheduled for 3rd Tuesday in February at 1630 at the Olive Garden in Biloxi.
  • Treasurer's Report:  Sherry reports our balance as of November 17, 2003 of $1696.00    The delegates registration has been paid.  We received several checks that we have been waiting to arrive .  Spent $150.00 to Phyllis' Family.  Balance as of January 19, 2004 comes to $1759.79.  Still owe delegates about $150.00 each.  Zapfax Seminar was cancelled but will try to reschedule in the near future. 
  • Membership is down to 75 members.  Please try to increase membership in your workplaces.
  • Meeting adjourned at 2000.
Meeting: December (No meeting) (See Christmas party link).
 
Business Meeting:  November 18, 2003    4:30 p.m. Olive Garden.
Meeting called to order by President, Carolyn Cross.
Members present:
Sandy Rutherford, Betsy Sramek, Tammy Tabor,  Alicia Urbanitch, Sherry Bass and welcome to Bridget Merwin.
Meeting Topics:
  • Treasurer's Report:  (Sherry)  The current balance in our account is $1696.46.  Delegates are registered for Congress.  The cost was $105.00 each for four (Carolyn, Sandy, Alicia, and Chris).
  • Zapfax:  Valleylab fundraiser is scheduled for January 10, 2004.  Carolyn will be mailing the list to the Valleylab nurse educator and will be sending individual hospitals a copy of the actual brochure when received. 
  • Website:  Motioned by Sherry that in addition to posting the newsletter on the website, that we email the individual members.  Seconded by Sandy.  Sunya to implement as she receives current email addresses.
  • Christmas Dinner:  Motioned by Sandy to use $270.00 towards our holiday dinner if we are unable to get a sponsor.  Dinner to be at "Tigre's" if sponsored and at "Drew's",  if we pay ourselves.  Scheduled for December 16th and gift exchange will be socks. ($10.00 limit).  Seconded by Sherry.

Meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m.  Bloodless Medicine Inservice at Gulf Coast Medical Center at 6:00 p.m.

 

Board Meeting:  October 21, 2003    6:00 p.m. at Olive Garden, Biloxi.

 

Meeting called to order by President, Carolyn Cross.

Members present:

Sandy Rutherford, Betsy Sramek, Tammy Tabor, Sunya Laws, Alicia Urbanitch, Chris Poolson, and Sherry Bass.

Meeting Topics:

  • Election of delegates to Congress.  Motion made to send, Carolyn, Alicia, Sandy, and Chris.  Alternates are Betsy, Tom (Gulfport Surgery Center) and Sherry.  Motion seconded by Sunya. We are reminded to send in registration fees early to recieve discounts.
  • Zap fax fundraiser sponsored by Valleylab:  Rachel Foster is the point of contact.  Location to be at the Imperial Palace in 4 hour sessions (7a-12p). Cost $45.00 per person and 4.5 CEUs awarded.  They will provide breakfast and registration.
  • AORN Nurse's Week is November 9th-15th.  Carolyn to implement some special recognition on the coast.
  • Cory Ezell (IMS representative) to donate round trip tickets to sponsor AORN congress delegates.  Details at the next meeting.
  • Adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

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