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General Meeting Agenda

August 2014 General Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, August 26, 7:00 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: MS51, 350 Fifth Avenue, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Enter on Fourth St. cul-de-sac. Fourth St. entrance is handicap accessible.
  • Time for agenda items in parentheses is a suggestion. The Chair has the discretion to change the time allotted.
  • More information on the agenda items may be available at the entrance table at the meeting. Please read the materials available between 7:00 and 7:15 p.m.
  • You must be a current Food Coop member to attend the General Meeting. Please bring your Coop I.D. card to be admitted.

Item 1: Eden Foods Discussion (30 minutes)

Discussion: What should be the Coop’s response to Eden Foods? Boycott? Shelf Labels? A letter? Eden Foods, like Hobby Lobby, has sued Obamacare to restrict their employees’ contraceptive healthcare.—submitted by Lisa Guido and Matthew Wills

Item 2: Election of Diversity and Equality Committee (30 minutes)

Discussion: To elect all members of the Diversity and Equality committee (DEC). Background on the Committee, procedures, etc will be presented as well.—submitted by George Perlov, DEC

Item 3: Support for People’s Climate March on Sept 21 (30 minutes)

Discussion: We endorse the People’s Climate March and the Food Contingent of the March (www.peoplesclimate.org).--submitted by Jessica Roff

The Agenda Committee minutes and the status of pending agenda items are available in the Membership Office.

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