From Lee's Desk, May 2016

First, thanks to Jerri Lynn Keith and Susan Williams for putting together a very enjoyable Member Social and Trap Shoot May 7. It was a very fun afternoon, good food, great weather and an overall good time (despite my trap scores).

Your board of directors’ gathered for a special meeting Sunday, May 15th to determine federation goals for the next 12 months. Our new director, J.D. Selby facilitated the exercise. You may recall, I announced at the Annual Business Meeting in January we had a achieved seven of the 13 objectives set out in the August 2014 Strategic Plan. Chief among the five areas outlined is Expansion of Chapters and Membership. Without going into too much detail the target areas include:

·         Completing of two new clinics in concert with other groups (underway)

  • ·         Formalizing of the Henry County Chapter with the addition of a second annual clinic in 2017
  • ·         Creation of Central Missouri and Jackson County Chapters (18 months)

Development of these plans is ongoing and I look forward to keeping you informed of our progress. Meanwhile, you also play a role in our success by helping help us find individuals who might be interested in volunteering time or resources for clinics in these areas.    

While our Clinic activities may lessen during the summer months, the work of the Board and our volunteers is ongoing. If you, or someone you know is interested in serving in a leadership role or as a volunteer with MHHF please contact Executive Director Susan Williams at