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Unity International, Inc.

Special Meeting After Incorporation

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Date:  March 12, 1996
 
Place: Inner Office - Unity International, Inc.
           198 Russell Street
           Orangeburg, SC 29115
 
Time:  7:00 p.m.
 
The following minutes were taken from notes of a special meeting that was held after filing the incorporation papers for Unity International, Inc. The meeting was held on the date, at the place, and convened at the time stated above. Present were:
Evangelist Dorothy P. Snider,
George M. Sistrunk
 
The meeting between Evangelist Snider and George M. Sistrunk began at 7:00 p.m. Absent were: Carolyn O. Stroman, William H. Wilson, Rev. Dr. Clarence W. Joyner, Jr., Dr. Jesse Kinard, Rev. Calvin Alston, Attorney Virgin Johnson and Carl X. Wright.
 
After arranging his papers and documents, George Sistrunk informed Evangelist Snider of the results of the 12 days he spent doing research to solve the problem of 113-22 and Rule 501(e), Regulation D, C.F.R. 17. He told Evangelist Snider that the investment program as written would eliminate 98% of the Black community, 70% of the White community, or any other community from participating in any investment program. He told Evangelist Snider that the number of "non accredited" investors was limited to ten (10) individuals during any twelve month period, which was much to small for what they wanted to do.
Evangelist Snider was not familiar with the term "non accredited" and asked for clarification. George told her that the Security Laws of the United States and South Carolina only recognize two types of people for investment purposes, "accredited" and "non accredited". He simplified it by saying an "accredited" investor is any individual or entity that has earned two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) a year or more during the past two (2) years and such person or entity is reasonably certain he/she/it will earn that amount in the current year.
He added if the individual were married, then that individual and his/her spouse must have earned three hundred thousand dollars (300,000.00) jointly over the same periods of time. A "non accredited" investor is any person or entity that has earned less than that over the same periods of time, or whose net worth is less than one million dollars ($1,000,000.00), or any trust whose total assets is less than five million dollars ($5,000,000.00).
In addition, 113-22 in binder number twenty-seven (27), prohibits any advertisement, articles, notices, or other communication published in any newspaper or magazine. Subsection 3-b, prohibits holding any seminar or meeting whose attendees were invited by any general solicitation or general advertising. Plus, he added Section (4) prohibits commissions, finder’s fees or other remuneration from being paid, unless the person that did the soliciting was a registered Broker-Dealer or Agent as required by Section 35-1-410, SC Code of Laws.
Evangelist Snider agreed that would eliminate practically everyone in Orangeburg. George reminded her of the meeting of January 23,1996, when he told the group that the association was much less complicated than a stock company offering shares to the public. He also told her to file the necessary papers, filing fees and related legal fees could cost Unity as much as thirty thousand dollars ($30,000.00) and that was going cheap. He also added, even if Unity were to acquire the securities, there was no guarantee any brokerage firm would offer them to their clientele.
He showed her several documents that he had with him and told her he would make copies and leave them in the outer office for the rest of the group. George told Evangelist Snider that he talked with a representative from the state's Attorney General's office and a representative from the Secretary of State's office. Both recommended that Unity seek the services of a corporate law firm from Columbia, Charlotte, Charleston or Atlanta, which Unity couldn't afford right now. He told Evangelist Snider that he had asked each representative to send him all the relevant laws governing Unity's activities and they had agreed to send them.
The next item of business was the credit application from Palmetto Office Supply. Evangelist Snider had gotten the application earlier in the week. George told her he would complete it and take it to the store before the week was out. George told Evangelist Snider that he would bring Dr. Joyner up to date as soon as possible, but he needed her authorization as the soon to be Vice President to proceed with revising the original investment program so that it would not violate federal and state security laws.
Evangelist Snider gave George the go ahead to develop an entirely different program. The meeting was adjourned until the requested information arrived from the Secretary of State. Evangelist Snider agreed to call another special meeting after George reviewed the information. George agreed to see her at the earliest possible date.
Notation for the record: The above minutes were taken from the meeting notes of Nakeesa Davis - Recording Secretary.
Respectfully Submitted, 
 
George M. Sistrunk
 
Note: Even though minutes were accepted and approved at meetings, there is no current evidence the minutes were ever signed or sealed by the Joyner Administration.
 
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UNITY INTERNATIONAL, INC.
SPECIAL MEETING AFTER INCORPORATION

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Date:  March 14, 1996
 
Place: Inner Office - Unity International, Inc.
            198 Russell Street
            Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115
 
Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
The following minutes were taken from the notes of a special meeting that was held after filing the incorporation papers for Unity International, Inc..  The meeting was held on the date, at the place, and convened at the time stated above. Present were: {Click here for Robert's Rules Of Order} {Click here for the importance of minutes}
  1. Evangelist Dorothy P. Snider
  2. George M. Sistrunk
The meeting between Evangelist Snider and George Sistrunk began at 7:00 p.m.. Absent were:
  1. Carolyn O. Stroman 
  2. Rev. Dr. Clarence W. Joyner, Jr.
  3. Rev. Calvin Alston
  4. Carl X. Wright
  5. William H. Wilson
  6. Dr. Jesse Kinard
  7. Attorney Virgin Johnson
George Sistrunk began the meeting by telling Evangelist Snider that he had some good news.  He had already called Dr. joyner and had informed him earlier during the day of his conversation with Eric Pantsari from the Securities Division of the Secretary of State's office. George had called Eric to get clarification on Rule 501(e)(1)(iv), 501(a)(4) and Rule 147(1)-(2).  According to Eric Pantsari[,] there was no state law that prevented a corporation from entering into a general partnership with a person or entity.  Futhermore, as far as he knew, there was no state law that prevented general partners from purchasing shares of stock in a corporation they owned and finally[,] there was no state law that he was aware of that prohibited the active solicitation of individuals to be general partners in a corporation.
Eric Pantsari also told George that general partners under Rule 501 are automatically considered accredited investors and there was no limit to the number of general partners a corporation could have.  He also added because Unity was entering into partnerships and not selling shares of stock, our activity was not inviolation of the Securities Act of 1933 or 1934 or any security law of the state of South Carolina.  He went on to add that partnerships are governed by the terms of the partnership agreement and what the state enforces are the provisions of that agreement, especially if any provision of the agreement is in violation of federal and/or state law.
He also told George if the program he had outlined to him over the phone was the one Unity intended to use, it was quite interesting.  He didn't believe anyone had ever tried to building a major corporation through a partnership program before now.
Evangelist Snider was very excited over George's report of his conversation with Eric Pantsari.  She asked George how soon could the new program be ready[?]  George told her within forty-eight hours.  He told her the basic tenets of the partnership program were in the investment Prospectus.  He cautioned her that even though the partnership program was not a stock offering or a private placment, because references to stock purchasing were contained within it, it would be best to treat it as if it were a private placement and observe all the SEC rules governing private placement, including the release statement and the "suitability of intent to invest letter".
Evangelist Snider agreed that would be a safer route.  George told her he preferred a straight partnership program, but since they had not received documents from Kitco, it would be safer to split the program in half. With a straight partnership, ownership interest would have to be transferred to shares of stock rather quickly.  Since we aren't sure how our stock will be issued by the state, he recommended Unity stay with the split program until all the corporate papers were filed and the corporation was ordering stock shares on a regular basis.
He also told her since Unity would be dealing in the African American community first, we would need more documentation than normally required.  This means two separate information packages and one hundred pages or more of documentation.  He reminded her that corporate concepts and ways of conducting business will be new to most of the African American.  Fear, he said will be extremely high, and the more actual documents Unity present to the public will help alleviate most of that fear.  He told Evangelist Snider that he had developed a non selling marketing concept he believed would work.
George told Evangelist Snider that the new program, along with all the supporting documents would be ready by the next regular meeting, if he worked at it night and day with few breaks.
George also told her that he had talked with Fred Rohden and he wanted to know, when could Unity's board come to Jacksonville Florida to discuss buying the franchise at Richland Fashion Mall? Evangelist Snider told him she would talk with Dr. Joyner about it.  Even though she was not happy with attendance at the special meetings, she agreed to call another special meeting if any new developments came up.  The meeting was adjourned until then.
Notation for the record: The above minutes were taken from the meeting notes of Nakeesa Davis - Recording Secretary.
Respectfully Submitted, 
 
George M. Sistrunk
 
Note: Even though minutes were accepted and approved at meetings, there is no current evidence the minutes were ever signed or sealed by the Joyner Administration. 
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UNITY INTERNATIONAL, INC.
SPECIAL MEETING AFTER INCORPORATION

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Date: March 16, 1996
 
Place: Chestnut Bar & Grill
            Chestnut Street
            Orangeburg, SC 29115
 
Time:  6:00 p.m.
 
The following minutes were taken from notes of a special meeting that was held after filing the incorporation papers for Unity International, Inc. The meeting was held on the date, at the place, and convened at the time stated above. Present were:
 
Evangelist Dorothy P. Snider,
Carolyn O. Stroman,
George M. Sistrunk,
Lillian L. Green
 
The meeting between Evangelist Snider, George Sistrunk, Carolyn Stroman and Lillian L. Green began at 7:00 p.m. Absent were: Rev. Dr. Clarence W. Joyner, Jr., William H. Wilson, Rev. Calvin Alston, Dr. Jesse Kinard, Carl X. Wright and Attorney Virgin Johnson.
George Sistrunk arrived at the meeting late, by the time he arrived, Evangelist Snider and Carolyn Stroman had already begun the meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to determine whether or not Mrs. Green had any interest in sitting on the Board of Directors of Unity. Since Edward Graham had met Mrs. Green on March 9th, she had been under consideration for the next board member. Several telephone conversations had followed that led to the meeting at Chestnut Bar and Grill.
George informed Mrs. Green that on the 21st of March he, Evangelist Snider, Carolyn Stroman and Dr. Joyner were going to Jacksonville to formally discuss the purchase of an Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips franchise located in Columbia, South Carolina at Richland Fashion Mall. He also told her now was a good time to come abroad. By the end of the meeting it was agreed that Mrs. Green would be nominated to replace Rev. Calvin Alston. Rev. Alston had not been to any meetings, nor had he responded to phone calls. Being that there was no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned until March 19, 1996 at 7:00 p.m., at Unity's offices located at 198 Russell Street.

Notation for the record: The above minutes were taken from the meeting notes of Nakeesa Davis - Recording Secretary.
Respectfully Submitted, 
 
George M. Sistrunk
 
Note: Even though minutes were accepted and approved at meetings, there is no current evidence the minutes were ever signed or sealed by the Joyner Administration.

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