Board Meeting Minutes

January 12, 2005, 11:30 AM

Lake Center Bar & Grill, Annandale  MN

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

Attendance:  20 Members

 Adoption / Amendment of Agenda:  Mike Zieska made a motion to accept the agenda. Charlene Donnelly 2nd the motion.  Motion carried.

 Acknowledge New Board of Directors:  A special thank you to Chad Spaulding for serving this past year as a board of director.  We welcome Derek Groth as a new member of the board of directors.

 Election of Officers:  Nominated for  President Charlene Donnelly,  Vice-President Jeff Lundquist,  Treasurer Jeff Burkhardt and Secretary Mary Wilson.  Motion was carried to accept all nominated officers.

 Thank you to Marlene Young for serving the Annandale Chamber as President for the past 2 years.   A job well done!!!

 Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes: Marlene Young made a motion to accept the minutes of the December 2004 meeting. Mike Zieska 2nd the motion.   Motion carried.

 New Business in the Community: None 

Correspondence:  None 

Treasurer’s Report:  None 

Committee Reports:

 8.a    Membership Committee

 As of this meeting, we have 129 paid members.   

 8.b    Ambassador Committee

          Don Nelson will be in touch with State Farm on when she would like to do her

          open house.

 8.c    Business Expo

          Applications will be out soon.  Keep April 2nd on your calendar for the 2005 Expo.

 8.d    All City Garage Sale

          No report

 8.e    Chili Cook-Off

          No report

 8.f    Queen’s Committee

          No report 

 8.g    Fourth of July Committee

          No report

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

          Annandale Chamber Social will be held Thursday, January 27th starting at 5 PM. 

 8.m   Chamber Map

           Don Nelson updated the chamber on the map.  The map is ahead of schedule and

           under cost.  Goal is to be completed by Expo.

8.n     Kiosk

          No report                  

9.       Old Business:

          Holiday train has been requested for next year.   The food shelf was very pleased

          with this year’s donations.  The whole event was a great success even with the

          cold, cold weather.

10.     New Business:

          Bryon Bruns talked about doing Community Readers for Bendix Elementary in

          March.  Bryon will have sign up sheets at the February meeting.

11. Upcoming Events/Meetings

          Next Meeting:  Wednesday March 9, 2005, at Southbrook Golf Course

          Chamber Social, January 27th at Reichel’s at 5:00 PM


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


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