In Your Neighborhood: Brownsdale Examine Membership
Printed 5:34 pm Friday, August 18, 2023
The Brownsdale Examine Membership met on the residence of Fern Paschke on Aug. 15. President Shelly Vogel opened the assembly with the studying of the Gather. 4 members answered the roll name, “The place is your sanctuary?” The secretary and treasurer’s reviews had been authorized. There was no previous enterprise.
Underneath new enterprise, Therese Manggaard will discover out extra particulars about our fall outing to the Marion Ross Theatre. Mary Kidwiler Moritz made a movement to droop blast from the previous for the yr 2024 and substitute historic points month by month from 1924, seconded by Therese, carried. The calendar for 2024 was crammed out. Shelly made a movement to donate $20 to the Brownsdale Library for printing out the booklets, seconded by Fern, carried. Due to scheduling conflicts, we’ll return to assembly on the third Wednesday of the month. Mary made a movement to maintain the identical officers for an additional yr, seconded by Therese, carried.
Underneath bulletins, the Brownsdale Library will resume their ebook membership on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the ebook, “Educated.”
Mary made a movement to adjourn, seconded by Fern.
Mary’s blast from the previous highlighted the Aug. 21, 1991 assembly which was held at Laura Akkerman’s residence. Marleen Swan introduced her subject, “Lysine Corn.” Laura gave the historical past of “The Home on the Rock” in Wisconsin. Accomplished in 1945, the Home on the Rock was the dream-come-true of builder Alex Jordan.
Mary introduced the primary subject, “What’s Cryptocurrency?” Cryptocurrency is digital foreign money designed to work as a technique of trade although a pc community that’s not depending on a central laptop community authority akin to a authorities or a financial institution, to uphold it. In a “proof-of-stake” mannequin (also referred to as “mining”) house owners put up their “tokens/cash” as collateral. In return, these house owners get authority over every of their tokens in proportion to the quantity that they stake. Cryptocurrency doesn’t exist in a bodily kind and isn’t issued by a government. Utilizing decentralized management, every cryptocurrency works by a distributed ledger expertise also referred to as “blockchain” that serves as a public monetary transaction database. On a blockchain, mining is the proof that transactions are respectable. For his or her efforts of efficiently validating transactions, miners get hold of a brand new cryptocurrency as a reward. The reward reduces transaction charges by creating an incentive to contributing further energy to the community. In 2022, the FBI Web Crime Criticism Middle obtained nearly 10,000 complaints from victims over age 60 involving using cryptocurrency akin to Bitcoin, Eththeum, Litcoin, or Ripple.Losses incurred by these victims totaled greater than $1 billion.
Shelly served a really moist and scrumptious sugar free and gluten free zucchini cake topped with homegrown black walnuts.
Submitted by Therese Manggaard, secretary