ANNANDALE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Board Meeting Minutes

June 9, 2004, 2004, 11:30 AM

Blue Waters Family Restaurant, Annandale  MN

President Marlene Young called the meeting to order at 11:30 AM.

Attendance:   16 Members

 Adoption / Amendment of Agenda:  Jeff Lundquist made a motion to accept the agenda. Chad Spaulding 2nd the motion.  Motion carried.

 Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes:  Mike Zieska made a motion to accept the minutes of the June 2004 meeting. Chad Spaulding 2nd the motion.   Motion carried.

New Business in the Community:  Bob & Bradís Custom Detailing, Lake Country Construction & Remodeling and Wright-Way Laundry.

Correspondence:  None

Treasurerís Report:  A report was given by Marlene Young. Mike Zieska made a motion to approve treasurerís report.  Jeff Lundquist 2nd the motion.  Motion carried.

Committee Reports:

 8.a    Membership Committee

 No report

 8.b     Ambassador Committee

           Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the Learning Tree, Friday, June 25th at 10:00 AM. 

 8.c    Business Expo

          No report

 8.d    All City Garage Sale

          No report

 8.e    Chili Cook-Off

Congratulations to Bergersch Computer, they took 1st place in both categories.   It was a great day for Chili, and we had  lots of  participants sampling all the delicious chili offered by the chamber businesses.

 8.f    Queenís Committee

The 4th of July Celebration Gala is on Friday, June 25th and then the 4th of July is full of activities for our ambassadorís. 

 8.g    Fourth of July Committee

Bryan Bruns gave a detailed report and it sounds like a great year again.  Watch the Annandale Advocate for all the details.

8.h    Arts and Crafts

          No report

 8.i    Golf Tournament

         No report

 8.j    Halloween

         No report

 8.k   Community Christmas

          No report

 8.l    Social Committee

          No report

 8.m   Chamber Map

           Maps can be picked up at MCP Collision Center.

8.n     Kiosk

          No report                

Old Business:

All Clown Show (Mooseburger Camp) Clown show is moving along nicely. It will be held July 24, 2004 at the Annandale    High School Football Field.  The clown show will start at 7 PM, with gates opening around 6 PM.  Marlene Young made a motion that tickets should be $3 for  adults, $1.50 for youth and senior citizens. Chad Spaulding 2nd the motion, motion  carried.  Advertising will be forthcoming as the time comes closer.

Performance Stage Our executive board and the treasurer met to discuss what donation we could give to help the Act/Culture Arts Group proceed with the performance stage.  A  donation of $2500 was decided upon.  Motion was carried animously

Pork Chop Dinner It was decided not to pursue this project at this time.

10.     New Business:

           Bailey Bros Circus

A letter from Bailey Bros Circus asking us to have another circus in Annandale,  the Chamber decided not to have another circus for a few years. 

Request for Help

TJís Dollar Store is sending a large package over to Iraq and asked for help on how to send,  he received many offers of  knowledge and help.

11.   Upcoming Events/Meetings

Next meeting:  Wednesday, July 14th, Southbrook Golf Club at 11:30 AM Saturday, July 24th,  Mooseburger Camp All Clown Show,  7 PM at Annandale High School Football Field.

Adjournment:  Jeff Lundquist made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Marlene Young 2nd the motion. Motion carried.

Minutes and Agenda respectfully submitted by Mary Wilson, Chamber Secretary.