One of Heart of Birmingham’s own spoke at the October meeting. Veronica Wallace was on point sharing her information on starting a business. Wallace whose topic entitled In the Midst of the Jump, spoke on the ins and outs of business startup and when to deploy a parachute. Wallace explained “Failure is not an Option” and the three “P’s” to consider in the midst of the jump to entrepreneurship: Evaluate the Plan, Evaluate the Purpose, and Deploy the Parachute. Ms. Wallace shared valuable points to consider and members were appreciative. She is a young entrepreneur who is owner of Chef’s Plated Bliss catering and a hospice care consultant for one of the top healthcare companies in the U.S. and engaged to be married soon. A big Thanks and hug to Ms. Wallace.
Secretary and Treasurer Reports were presented in written format and presented to members. Both reports passed and the Treasurer’s Report was filed for audit.
The Hospitality chair, received a Thank you note from Helen Shirley for the love token mailed to her on behalf of HOB. Fundraising committee chair, Nancy Reed distributed forms for Pecan and Boston Butt sales.
A motion was made by Sara Cooley to adopt the ABWA National Code of Code yearly. The Code of Conduct denotes who we are and how we conduct our business.
Nancy Reed seconded the motion, and it was passed. Executive Board Members met and reviewed the GAP Analysis