2023 Annual Membership Meeting (Monday, Jan. 23)

This was a live meeting, beginning at 2:00pm,held at the Center for Arts and Humanity(1226 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 34236) Agenda: 1. Call to order 2. Secretary’s Report 3. Treasurer’s Report 4. BUDGET FOR 2023 5. MEMBERSHIP REPORT 6. GENERAL REPORTS (luncheons, newsletter, website, film group, Darwin Day) 7. Old Business—Scholarship 8. New Business—Fund raisers […]

2022 Annual Membership Meeting (Monday, Jan. 31)

This year’s meeting was a virtual session on Zoom.Meeting begins at 2:00pm.Look for the invitation and link in your inboxes. Agenda:1. Call To Order 2. Secretary’s Report 3. Treasurer’s Report And Proposed Budget 2022 4. Membership Report  5. General Reports (SIGs, Website, Newsletter, Film Group, Darwin Day) 6. Old Business (Scholarship) 7. New Business 8. […]

2020 Annual Membership Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 20th (1:30pm.) *Note the date change Where: In front of your computer or your smart device.  Agenda:1. Call To Order 2. President’s Comments And Thanks To Volunteers 3. Treasurer’s Report And Proposed Budget 20-21 (Via Email) 4. Secretary’s Report (Via Email) 5. Scholarship Update 6. Election Of Board Members 7. HUSBAY During The Coronavirus—Covid-19 […]

2019 Annual Membership Meeting

When: Monday, April 1st – Gathering at 6:30pm. Meeting began at 7:00pm. Where: Center for Arts and Humanity (same location as the lectures) 1226 N. Tamiami Trail.  Agenda 1. Call to order, President’s Comments and Thanks to Volunteers 2. Secretary’s Report 3. Treasurer’s Report & Budget 2019-2020 4. Presentation of revisions to bylaws, discussion and vote     (Revisions proposed […]

Our 2018 Meeting

Among the many items on the agenda was the award presented to HUSBAY’s founder, Noel Smith. This included free life-time membership. It was the least we could do for all the work Noel has done for HUSBAY. The meeting minutes can be read here.

Our 2017 Meeting

Board members elected at the annual meeting: Dave Helgager, President and Don Slate and Gale Midwood, at large members. We had no secretary at the time of the election. Later Sandie Zellick agreed to serve again and was approved by the Board for another term. Your Board for 2017-18 is Dave Helgager, President, Barry Zack, […]

Our 2016 Meeting

Board members present: Chuck Smith, Baerbel Kavanaugh, Don Slate, David Callahan,Sandra Zellick, plus 35 members and one guest. To read the minutes for the 2016 annual membership meeting, please click on this link.

Hats Off to HUSBAY

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Karen Koenig: When we moved here from Boston, knowing no one, Husbay saved the day. It gave us a strong sense of community with like-minded people who enjoy intellectual stimulation as well as having fun. We’d be lost without Husbay. Barry Zack: My wife Joanne and I were members of a Humanist group in New Jersey. […]

From HUSBAY Caring Committee

Jim Chastain

We are saddened by the passing of member for many years, Jim Chastain. A message from Jim’s son, Paul, appears below. To paraphrase Bilbo Baggins – “Today is my 92nd birthday. Alas, 92 is far too short a time to live among such excellent and admirable people. “I don’t know half of you half as […]

In Memory of Andrew Tian

Andrew Tian

From HUSBAY Caring Committee: As you know, HUSBAY has a weekly Wednesday lunch group at New Dynasty Restaurant in Sarasota.  After many years of meeting there, we have come to think of staff as friends and sometimes even family.  It is therefore, with sadness, that I must tell you of the death of the manager […]