At its meeting March 31, FUSG passed Spring Bill 36 officially recognizing the new Marian Multi-Cultural Club, which was represented at the meeting by junior Aislin Hilgeman, social media manager of the club.
“We want to reach people through Marian devotion, but also more through our universal Catholic tradition rather than just through a specific ethnic community,” Hilgeman said.
Spring Bill 40 allocated $2,500 to purchase books relating to mental health and purity.
$1,250 will be used to purchase “The Catholic Guide to Depression” by Aaron Kheriaty and the other $1,250 will purchase various purity books from chastity.com. These books will be distributed at a number of mental health and purity seminars to be held in April.
Spring Bill 39 allocated $1,500 to purchase food and drinks at home sports games: $300 per game for a total of five games. The passing of this bill fulfills one of President Athanasius Sirilla’s campaign promises.
Spring Bill 33 allocated $29.50 to purchase a spiritual bouquet package consisting of prayer cards and framed pictures to St. Bonaventure University for the passing of their president, Dr. Dennis R. DePerro.
Spring Bill 25 allocated $300 to the St. Justin Martyr Debate Club to cover meetings, competition preparations and promotion of the club.
Committee reported that they will be meeting this week with the painter who is scheduled to paint Egan’s upcoming mural.
Franciscan University’s 2021 Spring Formal has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, said Sirilla.
Treasury reported that the continuency is at $26,588.
A budget meeting for Franciscan clubs will be held April 5. All club representatives must attend. Food will be provided.
Best dressed for this week’s FUSG meeting was awarded to senators David Hahn and Pilar Slonkosky.