ANNANDALE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Board Meeting Minutes
May 12, 2004, 2004, 11:30 AM
Lake Center Bar & Grille, Annandale MN
President Marlene Young called the meeting to order at 11:30 AM.
Attendance: 19 Members
Adoption / Amendment of Agenda: Jeff Lundquist made a motion to accept the agenda. Karen Pitra 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes: Karen Pitra made a motion to accept the minutes of the April 2004 meeting. Jeff Lundquist 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
New Business in the Community: Snotty Fox Gallery & Gifts
Correspondence: Annandale School District asking for all Chamber events dates for the school calendar.
Treasurer’s Report: Jeff Burkhardt gave a detailed report. Marlene Young made a motion to approve treasurer’s report. Charlene Donnelly 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
8.a Membership Committee
Largest membership ever in the history of the Annandale Chamber
8.b Ambassador Committee
Will do ribbon cutting ceremony at Snooty Fox Gallery & Gifts at 10 AM Friday, May 14th. This is the Grand Opening for the business.
8.c Business Expo
8.d All City Garage Sale
All went great, we had 81 participants this year. Next years date is the 1st Saturday in May, 2005.
8.e Chili Cook-Off
Date is May 29, 2004, get your registration forms in. The consensus is that it’s a lot of fun.
8.f Queen’s Committee
The busy time of the program is starting with a meeting May 23th. Lots going on for the candidates until the 4th of July..
8.g Fourth of July Committee
Community Education, Barb Jacobsen has volunteered to keep the Kiddie Parade going. Thank you very much.
8.h Arts and Crafts
Will be a great day with lots of vendors.
8.i Golf Tournament
Golf tournament will be Wednesday, August 11th at Albion Golf Course. It will be an 18-hole, best ball tournament with dinner to follow.
8.k Community Christmas
8.l Social Committee
8.m Chamber Map
Maps can be picked up at MCP Collision Center.
Business of the Year:
Derek Groth gave a report on what the criteria will be. Applications will be going out around October 1st and they will need to be back by November 1st. A decision will be made by January 2005 and the Business of the Year will be announced at the Chamber social.
All Clown Show (Mooseburger Camp) Jeff Lundquist gave a positive report on the Mooseburger Camp, All Clown Show. It will be held July 24, 2004 at the Annandale High School Football Field. The clown show will start at 7 PM. Jeff said that we need to make a payment to the Mooseburger Clown Show for $1000 to get the program started. Charlene Donnelly made the 1st motion to pay the $1000 and Mike Zieska 2nd the motion. The committee to help Jeff with this endeavor will be Mike Zieska, Sue Heath, and Doug Kantor.
Annandale Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
The first recipient of our scholarship is Jamie Mahan. The scholarship was given May 5th at the Annandale High School by Marlene Young.
10. New Business:
A discussion was held on possibility of having a pork chop feed. It will be tabled until the next meeting.
Also, a discussion was held on support of the performance stage. The Chamber board will meet before the next meeting to discuss financial possibilities for supporting the stage.
11. Upcoming Events/Meetings
Next meeting: June 9th at 11:30, Blue Waters Family Restaurant July 24th, Mooseburger Camp All Clown Show, 7 PM at Annandale High School Football Field
12. Adjournment: Charlene Donnelly made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Jeff Lundquist 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Minutes and Agenda respectfully submitted by Mary Wilson, Chamber Secretary.