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Black Star Co-op Financial Condition FAQ

1.     Why did I not know sooner about our financial condition?

The Board has communicated regularly to the membership through our annual reports, membership newsletters, and member assemblies regarding our financial condition as well as actions being taken to address the issue.  At the last annual members meeting held on October 30, 2016, we discussed our declining sales, challenges facing the co-op, our ends policies and the 2015 annual report, which stated:

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Take ‘Em for a Test Drive: First Dates at Black Star Co-op

Well, since February is the month that got stuck with St. Valentine’s Day, it’s also the “Month of Romance” by default. So that’s what we’ll be talking about—Romance. While I must admit that Black Star is maybe not the best place to take a partner for an enchanting, candle-lit sort of dinner affair, it is an apt setting for first dates. 

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