The meeting was called to order by President Rich Burleson at 5:35 p.m. Board members present were Kathy Seidling, Steve Steele, RC Wilkins and Marty Burleson. Board members absent were Larry Baker, Donna Murphy, and Ken Trusty. Board advisor, Lisa Steele, was also present.

The Volunteer Time Sheet was passed around for Board members to record their volunteer hours.

The minutes of the January 22, 2019 meeting were approved upon the motion of RC and seconded by Steve.

Treasurer Kathy Seidling gave the Treasurer’s report for January. The report was accepted upon the motion of Marty and seconded by RC.


Steve reported on the Business Plan workshop held January 26. The next workshop will be at 1:00 p.m. on February 16, 2019 at the Burleson’s home. Michelle Hyatt will attend to give us an update on the Children’s Theatre which will be held in July and August.

Marty reported our grant request to the Rawlings Foundation Board has been received. Funding decisions will be announced in March.

RC gave an update on the Little Women play. The response to the play this past weekend was very good.

The PCC Senior Mini College class in March 18-21 was discussed. We have not heard which day our class will be held.

The Play Committee will decide the location to hang the Rialto painting donated by Larry and Beryl Baker.


We have workers for the Little Women play this coming weekend.

The addition of a new Board member was discussed.

The Florence Chamber of Commerce banquet will be held March 2. Tickets are $40 each. The Rialto has been nominated for the non-profit of the year.

Project Committee

The resurfacing of the theater floor will be the next project, followed by completing the “Green Room”.

Play Committee

The play committee will meet on February 13, at 10:00 a.m. The committee is selecting a play to be performed in December 2019.


The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, February 19, at 5:30 p.m.

There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 7:10 p.m.

The next regular meeting will be February 5, at 5:30 p.m.

There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Marty Burleson, Secretary