Mary Kernan Salsich
302 members


  • Auction netted $24,125, Carousel netted $24,700
  • Donations totaling $5,000 were made to the following organizations:  The Arundel Lodge, Historic Annapolis, Inc., First Night of Annapolis, Cerebral Palsy, S.P.C.A., Bello Machre, and Maryland Hall
  • Projects:
    • Kids in Crisis Conference was returned to C & PR for further research.
    • Education Reform produced A Resource Guide for Teens, researched and lobbied.  Lobbying efforts will continue by the Public Policy committee for one year.
    • TPAPP presented their program numerous times.  Project was terminated.
    • Kids On The Block received a grant from the Arthritis Foundation to purchase puppet, skit and to train members.  Other skits were popularly received.  Project was re-approved for 3 years.
    • Children’s Historic Museum of Maryland received membership approval for a downtown Annapolis site.  Project moves forward.
    • AIDS and Pregnancy Coalitions met consistently through the year. Administrative organization will be continued by Community Outreach Committee.
    • C & PR  researched and received approval for the Recycling – Youth Education and Involvement Project.
  • Council System was implemented.  Streamlining and shifts of accountability were addressed to reflect shifts in membership size.  Revisions of Bylaws, Standing Rules, and voting procedures.
  • Three Year,  Long-Range Plan developed after extensive membership surveying.
  • Two Community Advisory Board Meetings.
  • One Community Roundtable by Diversification Committee.  Invitations, advertising, information sharing meeting and outreach to community to encourage new members.
  • Received J.C. Penney Golden Rule Award and $500 grant for exceptional volunteer service.
  • Received Association Award of First Place for Annual Report for communications excellence in promoting its volunteer activities.
  • Monthly Membership meetings with training and socialization.  Five well received and attended social events despite a hurricane and two snowstorms interfering with three others.  A celebration of our accomplishments at Annual Dinner.