DeForest-Windsor Area Grassroots (DWAG) meeting notes for September 18 and 25, 2017

                                           DeForest-Windsor Area Grassroots (DWAG)

Meeting Notes

September 18 and 25, 2017


Next meeting: Monday, October 2, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the DeForest Public Library, 203 Library Street, DeForest.  See tentative agenda below.


Present on September 18: Karen Edson, John Scepanski, Ginny Brokish



  • Sat. Oct. 7 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM - Wausau Grassroots Festival


We will not be able to host Paul Cienfuegos this fall, due to too many other activities going on.


Ginny bought a cash box for our use and WGN.


Several DWAG members and WGN are participating in the Wausau Grassroots Festival.  See for details.


JohnSki will contact the new editor of the DeForest Times-Tribune, Hannah Rajnicek, and invite her to join us for conversation at our meeting on the week before Thanksgiving.




                                           DeForest-Windsor Area Grassroots (DWAG)

Meeting Notes

September 25, 2017


Present on September 25: John Scepanski, Ginny Brokish, Stacy Biesel


We discussed the ins and outs of planning for the Wausau Grassroots Festival upcoming on October 7th.  Both Stacy and Ginny are very involved.  See for details.








Tentative Agenda

DeForest-Windsor Area Grassroots, 10/2/17

De Forest Library 6-7 PM


Social time prior to meeting – come early!

Review of rules:

1.     Cell phones muted (except JohnSki for Kathryn)

2.     One person speaks at a time – no side conversations, please!

3.     Raise hand to request permission to speak – respect person speaking by not jumping in.

4.     Must bring request for a speaker to group BEFORE inviting speaker. Then person with idea for the speaker is in charge of the contact with the speaker, scheduling, intro, etc.

Add to/modify agenda


Old Business (* means permanent item  ** means on agenda for limited time)

*Reports by whoever went to events

*Development of a community intelligence repository (aka “Sign List”)  – need workers willing to review names via Google spreadsheet link

 **Wausau Grassroots Fest

New Business

            Discuss ideas for new projects.



Political discussion, if any.  Go to bar or restaurant?


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