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Time to Party ? Time to Mourn? Time to ACT!

There’s a party going on! Yep, no doubt there will be much backslapping, cheering and mutual aggrandizing at LCHS today and deservedly so. Well done Strooband, Kushner, Davidson et al, you did it. You and your one minute one dollar proxies won the day.

We Did It! We Won!

We Did It! We Won!

CONGRATULATIONS, now let the killing commence

We lost

We lost

It had NOTHING to do with animal welfare, NOTHING. The LCHS AGM was all about sticking it to the taxpayers and donors of St Catharines. It was nothing more than a group of vindictive, immature, spiteful , egotistical, small minded, morally bankrupt individuals more concerned with maintaining a death grip on their pathetic “positions” than caring for the well being of animals.

The meeting had been choreographed for weeks and in the end, mission accomplished. Had this “operation been carried out with any degree of ethics or responsibility or with even an iota of decency I would not be as bothered but it was a case of pure and simple bullying. Apparently Roberts Rules of Order, the Ontario Corporations Act and a specific motion of City Council are of no consequence to the mighty demagogues of LCHS. Apparently there is one set of rules for we, the unwashed masses and then there is the golden rule for LCHS. “He who owns the gold rules and in this case the gold was the purchased proxies.

Sorry, I just cannot conjure up the energy to go through the whole charade again.

You can “read all about it” in the Standard

St Catharines Standard

St Catharines Standard

and in Ros’ blog   .http://rosalindwent.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/lchs-membership-so-close-yet-so-far/#comment-943

To those beautiful healthy, treatable dogs and cats that have been killed in the last ten years – OVER 25,000, think about it, TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND, we tried. To those thousands of healthy, treatable dogs and cats that will be killed at LCHS, we tried.

The Kushner Cocktail

The Kushner Cocktail

We have not given up, we shall continue in our efforts to STOP THE KILLING!


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So tomorrow is the big day. When we all gather together March 20th, 2013 it will have been two years since the last Lincoln County Humane Society’s Annual General Meeting, which is seven moths longer than stipulated by the Ontario Corporations Act, but hey don’t let a few rules get in the way.

I am really not sure why I am making the effort to write this post other than I made a commitment to a lot of people and even more animals most of which are now dead and more that shall die that I would try my best to STOP THE KILLING.

It has become abundantly clear that for whatever reasons and I am sure there are many, those in whom I thought I could trust and depend have at best manipulated the truth and more likely lied to me and a great deal of people as we all “fought” together to reform LCHS.

For the record, I still maintain that the most effective, efficient, ethical and moral manner in which to resolve the present situation regarding animal welfare in St Catharines and area is through shelter reform and by that I mean the present Board of Directors and subsequently management at LCHS must go.

I do not believe it is the job of St Catharines City Council to “fix it”. Yes I agree that under no circumstances should one single tax dollar be allotted to the present LCHS facility and its employees. Not one dollar!

It is true that LCHS is a private, incorporated business operating in St Catharines but contrary to those who believe otherwise City Council cannot and should not have the power to control how a business is operated even when the business carries out brutal killings of perfectly healthy animals every day. Wrong, yes, illegal no.

It has been my personal opinion since October 19th of 2012 the only manner in which there would ever be resolution was through legal channels. I still maintain this is the case. LCHS Board of Directors and Management continue right up to this minute are in non compliance with more rules of the Ontario Corporations Act than cats they have killed this month!

In October of 2012 a highly respected Corporate Lawyer advised  that Ann Davidson assuming the position of Chair in spite of her having allowed her membership to lapse is actionable.

Incredibly it could and should have all ended right then. Read the minutes of the October 20th secret board meeting. This is the meeting that was held behind doors prior to the AGM when 60 odd people crammed into a little room waiting for over and hour and a half to be recognized and heard. Look at the numbers, who was there and who voted for what.  http://www.lchs.ca/minutes/LCHS-Minutes-Oct-17-2012.pdf What is wrong with this picture?

At this very moment there are two variations of By Laws in the public eye. One is one the LCHS website and another that has been mailed to various acceptable parties (of which I am not one)

The ByLaws on the website are pretty innocuous with just a few revisions as of February 20th 2012. The other version, which is a virtual copy of the OSPCA By Laws right down to wording re Class A Class B Class C memberships, is about as offensive and restrictive as a set of By Laws can be. to see http://www.lchs.ca/pdf/LCHS-bylawsAmendmentsMar26-11.pdf

Now herein lies the rub:

According to legal advice;

S.129(2) of the Ontario Corporations Act states the by-law passed by directors is effective until next meeting of members where it is to be confirmed or rejected.

Therefore, any and all changes that are being recommended by the B of D are useless until voted in by the PRESENT membership, which includes life members. AND does not recognize PROXIES!!!!!!

Heads up folks! All those proxies that Annie Fannie and Kevvy have been running around accumulating mean absolutely nothing until the PRESENT membership decides whether they wish to incorporate proxies in the by laws!

This is an opportunity for all of those volunteers that were granted memberships and all others to whom membership was bestowed to step up and say NO!  No to restrictive memberships, NO to ridiculous rules for the nomination and elections of directors, This is the time for those same people to nominate directors from the floor. This is the time for all of these folks to STOP THE KILLING!

According to the minutes taken directly from the LCHS website the following people have the right to vote to make the right changes and to STOP the KILLING:

Drue Ellison,

Allison Noble

Michael Saunders

Alison Danecker

Karen Moncur

Linda Charley

Ann Davidson,  Present President

MaryLou Davidson, Former Director resigned January 2012

Michael Howe,  Former Directro resigned October 2012

Zeljka Worden

Elizabeth McGill

James Turpel,  Former Director resigned, came back resigned

Heinz Probst,   Former Director resigned and Present Director

Jennette Probst , Director

CHARLEY Robert

KLASSEN Ed,  Present Director and Membership Chair (excuse the expression)

HAIST Albert

HAIST Judy

DANECKER Alison

PROBST Christine , Present Director

PROBST Jennette

GHOSAL Rita,  Former Director TWICE last resignation October 2012 she’ll be baaaack

KLOKKOU Sarah,  Former Director (for 3 weeks) appointed Jan 2013 resigned Jan 2103

KOBYLKA Nadia,  former Treasurer Resigned January 2012

Chris Lamoire-Armes

Patricia Bye

Graeme Mcloughlin

Megan Pasche

There are many more that are not reflected in the minutes. Hey don’t ask me I just report what is available on the website.

http://www.lchs.ca/about_meetings.php

There are also a number of Life Members eligible to vote at least until such time as the right is removed which is also on the agenda for the AGM.

Please stop this travesty called LCHS and STOP THE KILLING

The following is the “other” set of proposed by lawsAttachment-1

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Seriously, does ANYONE read the By Laws!

On October 17th, 2012 in direct contravention of the By Laws of LCHS, Ann Davidson, Mary Lou Davidson, Christine Probst and Michael Howe were allowed to maintain their positions on the Board of Directors when they had not renewed their memberships for the entire 2012-year!!!! Not only that but Ann Davidson kept the position of President!

3.02 DIRECTORS TO BE IN GOOD STANDING Each Director, for forty-five (45) days prior to his or her term of office, at the time of his or her election, and continuously throughout his or her term, shall be a member in good standing of the Corporation

According to the letter recently sent to the fifty plus membership applicants which gave notice of the B of D’s declining the applications, it was stated that three new Directors are to be installed on January 16th, 2013. Heinz Probst and Judy Haist are two of those potential Directors. Interesting that both of these people have been on the LCHS B of D in the past so it is rather obvious that they too have no issue with non-compliance. The memberships of these two potential Directors were confirmed on December 19th 2012. Now, I am no mathematician and we are all aware of Strooband’s inability to keep track of numbers but even he or even Joe Kushner (the professor) or Membership Chair, steady Eddie (HAHAHA) should able to count the days on a calendar and December 19th to January 16th is NOT 45 days!

Here’s some more: On December 19th 2102, Tom Manney, Vice President and Grace Pang, Secretary were denied renewal of their Membership for 2013 as was I. There are a few  issues at stake here, the first is the by law which references the “expulsion” of a Member:

First issue:

8.08 Expulsion of a Member Any member can be expelled by the board, by a two-thirds vote, for non-payment of dues, or after a notice and opportunity for hearing, for conduct unbecoming a member.

Well I know I paid my dues, which as of this writing has not been returned to me. I did not receive any notice of conduct unbecoming so I would like to know why I was refused renewal? I would at least like to be advised as why I am no longer suitable for membership and I would like the opportunity to refute any erroneous allegations as is accorded to me by the By Laws. I am sure that Tom Manney and Grace Pang would welcome the opportunity to do so as well.

Second issue:

3.08 Removal of Directors The members of the Corporation may, by resolution passed by at least two –thirds vote, CAST AT A GENERAL MEETING of which NOTICE SPECIFYING THE INTENTION TO PASS SUCH A RESOLUTION HAS BEEN GIVEN, remove any Director before the expiration of is/her term of office and may by a majority of the votes cast at such a meeting, elect any person in his/her stead for the remainder of his/her term, in accordance with this by law.

Well, on December 19th, I was a member of LCHS as were a number of other people and no one that I have spoken to was given notice there was going to be a resolution made on December 19th to remove Tom and Grace from their respective offices. Oh and by the way, the meeting of December 19th was a Board of Directors’’ meeting NOT A GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING. It is two-thirds of the MEMBERSHIP at a GENERAL MEMBERSHIP meeting that determines if a Director is removed from office prior to the conclusion of his/her term.

According to this by law, Tom Manney and Grace Pang should still be on the Board of Directors and holding their respective offices of Vice President and Secretary.

Third Issue:

5.03 Oath of Office Before being eligible to hold office, Officers ad Directors, as elected, shall take the oath of office within forty-five (45) days immediately following the election, and shall CONTINUE TO HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSOR HAS BEEN DULY APPOINTED OR ELECTED AND TAKEN THE OATH OF OFFICE.

I reiterate, according to this by law, Tom Manney and Grace Pang should still be on the Board of Directors and holding their respective offices of Vice President and Secretary.

A number of weeks ago I was so incensed by the blatant disregard for the By Laws by the very people that are to abide by these rules to the letter that I sought counsel from a Corporate Lawyer that is very well versed in Not For Profit Corporate Law.  At the time I spoke with this Lawyer I was addressing only the first situation, that of Davidson, Davidson, Probst and Howe. I was advised this behavior by the B of D was “actionable” and would probably be successful which would mean the overturning of the reinstating of the fabulous four. I in turn advised numerous people involved with NKSC this is the case. Since that time the B of D has completely ignored the By Laws of the Corporation and continues to function outside the regulations of its own rules.

FYI!!!

The Not For Profit Corporation Act specifically states that a NFP must hold an Annual General Meeting no later than fifteen (15) months from the date of the previous meeting.

The last  LCHS AGM was April 2011. I know where we go with the darn math again. I believe that April 2011 to January 2013 is, ummmmmmm TWENTY -ONE MONTHS

Also, referring the recent letter sent out by Steady Eddie of behalf of the B of D, he makes mention of changes to the By Laws.  Note the By laws regarding amendments in  ARTICLE 10

You  may download a complete copy of the LCHS By Laws here.

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In the beginning, there was light followed by a tremendous bang.

The following day, Joe Kushner became the Council Representative and or a Director of the Lincoln County Humane Society and darkness immediately ensued, lasting for 35years!

70,000 plus, and the KILLING continues

June 10, 1989, St Catharines Standard “St Catharines alderman also a board member, said he “can live with “ the strict new rules.

The rules Joe refers to are those that continue to this day in which an applicant must obtain the sponsorship of a Board Directors and two references in order to become a member of LCHS.

But he said he also has “some difficulty” with the rule which eliminates members of competing organizations from eligibility and leaves the definition up to the board.

On the heals of the “election” which ousted Catherine Ens and installed Ashley Shannon as President LCHS, the illustrious Kushner had this to say,

October 7, 1989, St Catharines Standard, Ald. Joe Kushner, St Catharines council’s representative for 12 years, agrees that the society is there to protect animals.

Although he considers himself a part of the “old guard” he stops short of saying people with different beliefs on animal welfare should be prevented from serving on the board.”

October 7, 1989,

Further on in the article “In a memo to the board, Ald Kushner insisted that the board meetings be open to the public.”

October 17th, 2012.

Joe Kushner voted to keep the 50plus membership applicants from joining the Board of Directors, Meeting held prior to the AGM (that didn’t happen)

October 19, 2012, St Catharines Standard, To Siscoe’s threat that the city should look elsewhere for animal control services, St. Catharines Councilor Joe Kushner — the municipal representative on the humane society board — said dropping the agency might not be a good idea. “If the contract is ended, what does the city do with animal control?” he said. “In my opinion, the humane society does an excellent job. But when you’re dealing with animals, you have very passionate feelings and it can be difficult at times. “Kushner did, however, agree the doors should be open for the agency’s meetings.”

Nov. 8, 2012

Kushner said he is also an advocate of transparency. FOR THE THIRD TIME!!!!

 Nov 21, 2012

A couple of highlights, during the debate regarding passing a motion to accept the applicants’ as members, Joe Kushner states “I have some concerns with one of the names in the list”. When asked who that might be, he can’t recall the name. When pushed further, he did not wish to state publicly the person with whom he had issues. Tom Manney suggested that Kushner should then vote in favour of the remainder of the applicants. NO WAY! Joe Kushner who was introduced as the City Council representative on the LCHS Board of Directors voted against the motion

November 21, 2012,

On a motion by Council representative, Joe Kushner made a motion that all Board of Directors’ meeting be open to the public

December 6th, 2012 Joe Kushner and the Board of Directors met via “email” and voted to defer all but 11 memberships for an undetermined period of time.

The 11 applicants that were approved are volunteers at LCHS and yet, four other volunteers were rebuffed. In one case, a volunteer that is a Foster home, Miriam Cooper was accepted and yet her husband, Brad Davis who also applied and who resides in the same home was deferred.

An employee’s application was deferred

Two City Councilors’ applications were deferred

December 12, 2012

Board of Directors’ Meeting for December 19th announced. I have sent an email to the Queen of Hearts (Ann Davidson) and her entire court  (Board of Directors) asking consideration be given to changing the venue d to avoid the Joe Kushner “FIRE CODE” excuse. As of this writing no reply, no surprise there.

 Ms. Davidson

I would like to thank you and your Board of Directors for displaying some common sense and responsibility by arranging a larger venue in which the last Board of Directors’ meeting was held. It is my sincere hope that you will continue to display the same respect for those who are interested in the proceedings of these very important meetings by making similar arrangement for the upcoming meeting of December 19th 2012.

 I am quite confident there will be a significant turn out for this meeting and it would most certainly serve in the best interested of the Board and yourself to make the proceedings open to the public as moved by Joe Kushner and approved by the ENTIRE board. Granted, recently the Board has reneged on this motion and once again reverted too its “secret society” methods of doing business but let’s just assume that was an unfortunate anomaly. 

This morning, Tim Denis and yesterday both Tim Denis and Tom McConnell of 610 CKTB (radio) commented on the “terrible optics” of these secret meetings. Given these types of comments surely it would behoove the Board of Directors to ensure that all that attend the upcoming meeting shall be admitted safely and comfortably in an appropriate venue.

If you wish, I would be delighted to assist in finding a venue that will satisfy the needs of a meeting of this size. Please let me know if I may be of assistance. Granted that would mean a reply and since you have not done so on my previous eleven messages it is highly unlikely you would choose to show any respect or common decency at this point. If however, you do manage to scrounge up a bit of courtesy, do let me know.

Regards

Julia McLaren

MEMBER, LCHS

Cc: jkushner@stcatharines.ca, Thomas Manney tm9633@icloud.com, marylou.2012@gmail.com, msgambati@cogeco.ca, Grace P gpgracep@gmail.com, dr_zydis@hotmail.com, kstrooband@lchs.ca, probst@hhsc.ca, nkobylka@macgillivray.com

On November 20, 2012, a public meeting was held at the Russell Avenue Community Centre, ironically the same meeting room that would host the Board of Directors meeting, the venue of which had been changed to accommodate the crowd. The purpose of the public meting was to educate the public, animal care workers, staff, volunteers, BOARD OF DIRECTORS anyone with an interest in learning what NO KILL is truly all about, facts, myths, truth, lies the whole enchilada. Of the 150 attendees, no surprise, no Joe, no Ann, no Nadia, no MaryLou (who attests to be a No Kill advocate, but obviously a coward), no Ed, no Christine. NO SURPRISE!

The following night in the same building with virtually the same people in attendance Ann, Joe, Ed. Christine, Mary Lou (no still a coward) Nadia (nope), voted to defer the memberships of over 60 people indefinitely. When met with a mighty roar of hostile, angry voices, the Board of Directors did a quick back up and agreed to “deal” with the applications in two weeks. They couldn’t even keep that commitment, it had to go another day. It reminds me of a little kid pushing to see what the limits might be before an angry frustrated, fed up parent might do in responds to the childish behaviour. Pathetic, just plain pathetic.

The piece de resistance has got to be this piece of unadulterated, uneducated, ignorant, biased garbage that was submitted to the Standard by Joe aka Blowhard Kushner. Kushner Current LCHS 121206to download Joe’s latest insanity

This waste of oxygen didn’t have the decency, common sense and or the cojones to attend a public meeting in which had he kept an open mind, he may have become educated in the No Kill Equation. NO, much better he should spew his totally uneducated, totally misinformed drivel in a pathetic attempt to save face within a community that considers him nothing more than a pathetic caricature of a man.

70,000 plus, and the KILLING continues

You’re a mean one Mister K

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The Maturity of a Four Year Old.

Have you ever played a board game with a four year old?

Snakes and Ladders which is now known as Chutes and Ladders was one of my Grandson’s favourite games. He has since moved to greater challenges but I recall an incident that took place during one of those game marathons that you can only have with a four year old.

Nana: ooh Brian, that big old chute sent you way back to the beginning of the game, I may just get a chance at winning this time

Brian:  No Nana, you fall down the ladders and go up the chutes.

Nana:   That’s not how it worked the last few gamesurl

Brian:  But Nana, this is how it works now.

Nana:   But Brian that is changing the rules

Brian:  These are the new rules Nana

There is a remarkable similarity between the game of Chutes and Ladders with my darling four year old grandson and the incompetent petty fools on the Board of Directors and its megalomaniac Management at Lincoln County Humane Society. It is acceptable and expected behavior from a four year old to act and think like a child. If a game is in jeopardy or the child does not like the way it is going then it is only natural to change up the rules to his advantage. What is unexpected is a group of so called mature, business people acting like four year olds. “If I can’t win, I am going to change the rules until  I do win.” Regardless that the rules or in this case the By Laws have been perfectly good for years and years but now they are not supporting the whims and fancies of the present B of D, it is time to change the rules.

With full knowledge of their non compliance with a number of the present ByLaws, the Board of Directors of LCHS continue to blatantly disregard the wishes of the tax paying public and continue with their killing ways. They have now decided that breaking the rules isn’t sufficient, now they are going to rewrite the rules rather than face up to the fact they are not wanted or needed at LCHS. The public wants to Stop The Killing. The public wants to have a vote in order to say Stop The Killing.

The vast majority of the public revile the members of the Board of Directors  for their ignorance, pettiness, childishness and downright stupidity, but mostly for their obvious lack of respect for the very people that support their little fiefdom and the animals they are killing with wanton abandon. The media has taken shots at them, the comments in the local paper are brutal. What possible joy can they be deriving from making complete and utter fools of themselves. I cannot begin to imagine how their families’ must feel having to listen to the comments, field the questions and defend their behavior.

The following are so called intelligent, informed individuals that presently sit on the Board of Directors LCHS, well four out of six at least but even the less than mensa duo must realize they are swimming against the current. How is it they just “do not get it”. How is it that Executive Director, Strooband isn’t grasping in to the fact that he is probably the single most despised person in this city. Granted he was pretty high in the rankings for years but now I think he has taken a pretty strong lead in that race.

Ann Davidson self proclaimed “Certified Human Resources Specialist”

Christine Probst, Director, Clinical Informatics, Hamilton Health Services

Nadia Kobylko, Accountant

Joe Kushner Prof Economics, Owner CAT’S CABOOSE, Councilor

Ed Klassen, ,_ Mental Health Worker, Gateway Residential & Community Support Services

Mary-Lou Davidson, Retired Lollypop Cop

FYI, Executive Director Kevin Strooband is well into his third month blithering about “due diligence” and “vetting” the membership applicants. I think it is time to do some “vetting” of my own. What do you folks think?

Ann, Joe, Mary-Lou, Nadia, Ed, and Christine, why don’t you just “pick up your ball and go home” No one wants to play with you anymore.

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OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!!!!!

On November 21st, 2012, the Board of Directors of LCHS, made a motion to defer 53 plus membership applications until the new year. click here to read article.This motion was met with a great deal of hostility which resulted in a reversal of the motion and the promise the applicants would receive a status of their applications in two weeks. Well, two weeks from Nov. 21st was December 5th which came and went with nary a peep from the illustrious and ever deceitful Board of Directors and Management. Yesterday, December 8th, I was sent the attached photo that was taken by a friend of mine while doing some Christmas Shopping at the Pen Centre:photo

This I am to assume is the notice of status.  This morning, this article appeared in the St Catharines Standard which I assue is the formal notice to the applicants, click here for article. Nice! So, the rules of engagement are there are no rules. Well, yes there are rules, they are called By Laws. It would appear the B of D take the old adage “rules are made to be broken” very much to heart To date I have lost count of the number of violations this disreputable bunch of buffoons have wreaked upon the By Laws of LCHS. If you don’t like the present rules then by golly let’s make up some new ones that will guarantee to keep those nasty progressive No Kill people out of our slaughter house. In the interim, they do not want members but they do want you to sweep, scoop, walk, wash, foster, adopt, bow and scrape but you may not, I repeat you may not have a vote!

One has to ask the question, why are these pathetic little people doing this. They have to know that eventually the good people of St Catharines are going to have a No Kill Shelter. Why are these sad little people grasping to what little bit of power they have to do what? Keep up the Killing? Why? Are their lives so sad, and so lacking they must depend on their “positions”on the Board of Directors to allow them some credence? Are their egos so large they cannot see what complete and utter fools they have become? Is It so important to them to maintain this little fiefdom at the cost of so many innocent lives? Please, you silly misguided, sad pathetic little people, do the right thing and just “give it up.”

I have used the analogy of Lewis Carol’s brilliant work, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland a number of times in this blog, but never before has it seemed so incredibly appropriate to the situation. Don’t like the way the game is going? Change the rules and “off with their heads.”

The Cast:

Membership Applicant as Alice

Ann Davidson as the Queen of Hearts

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Joe Kushner as The King of Hearts

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Kevin Strooband as …. the appearing…disappearing Chesire Cat. It is no coincidence from where the Chesire cat appears…..

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Mary-Lou Davidson,Christine Probst and Nadia Kobylko and Ed Klassen in supporting roles as the King and Queen’s court jesters .

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Number 9, number 9, number 9…….

On December 3rd, 2012, the following letter was sent to the entire Board of Directors and the Executive Director of LCHS.

As of this writing, I have not received a reply from anyone on the Board of Directors to indicate that a meeting has been scheduled or that there is any intention on their part to do so as promised on Nov. 21st 2012.

Once more the Board of Directors and Management of LCHS have virtually slapped the public across the face.

I would point out this letter is number 9 in a row I have sent to the entire B of D and Management that has been completely ignored..  It has become very clear along with being total devoid of any integrity and ethics, we may now add a total complete lack of common decency, courtesy and good manners within the Board of Directors and Management of LCHS .

Pr_077_-_TRI_-_21_11_10_-_009THIS is very interesting. On Nov. 25th, ED Kevin Strooband was a guest on the Dave McMahon radio show. On that show Strooband stated the volunteers would be approved for membership at the meeting “in two weeks.” Now I find it odd that Strooband would know this when I know for a fact hat at least 3 Directors had absolutely no knowledge of this. Isn’t it a bit strange that Strooband would know this info two weeks before the meeting an only 4 days after these same volunteers applications had been deferred?

It gets even more strange. The Dave McMahon show releases podcasts of all of the shows with in 24 hours of broadcast. This was not the case with the Kevin Strooband hour of power show. When asked why, McMahon told me it was because the person that does the download was out of town. Okay, I’ll accept that. On Monday Dec. 3rd, McMahon sent me an email to tell.me the show was now available on podcast. Uh uh, no it is not. The podcast of Nov 25th is the only podcast since last May that does not play, (file not found). No doubt there is a perfectly good explanation for this and all shall be rectified very soon. Too bad that we are all not able to hear Strooband’s comments, especially regarding the volunteers’ applications for membership. As soon as this little “glitch” is cleared up, I will let you know.

 Ms. Davidson,

It is my understanding, on November 21st a decision was made to have the Board of Directors meet in two weeks from the aforementioned date. By my calendar that would suggest that a meeting of the Board of Directors of LCHS will be held on Wednesday December 5th.

As you know Mr. Kushner wisely moved to make all Board meeting of LCHS open and transparent. You are also quite cognizant that there are a number of people interested in attending this board meeting.

Please confirm the date, time and location of the promised Board of Directors meeting by return email as soon as is practicable.

Ms. Davidson, I would respectfully request YOU show a little respect and courtesy and reply to this email YOURSELF. I shall look forward to YOUR early reply

With regards

Julia McLaren

FYI- the references to Ms. Davidson reply to this letter herself harkens back to a previous correspondence. I wrote to Ms. Davidson only to receive a reply written on her behalf by her lackie, go to boy, secretary, peon, Kevvy. Nice huh

Tim Denis of CKTB 610 radio is right. “Something stinks” and I don’t just mean the pile of dead skunks at LCHS!S