Chamber News: December 2019

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Chamber News: December 2019

Welcome Chamber Board members –  –

Tom, Marie, Laura, Lisa, Lucas, Jamie and Leah

November minutes  -posted online

Financial report  – Amanda unable to attend – please email financials to group.

Banners for Bicentennial  – $2,000

Upcoming expenses –  web site and chamber directories

Upcoming events:

  • Grand Celebration  – New Year’s eve   – we have in place what we are doing.  We are not speaking or providing greetings.   Lisa able to help with seating if needed. 

Paid Talonda and paid for her table

Chamber (RCO)  to organize appetizers

  • Purchased ad for Small Business Saturday –   Several comments about next year trying to have an ‘event’ along with Christmas Open House — We need someone to step up and lead a committee – Chamber will provide support.

Could have several events throughout the year.   Needs leadership

  • NOACC benefit credit program – information has been sent   –
  • Chamber directories going to print
  • New web site – will be going live.
  • November / December – Membership Drive 2020  – deadline Jan 15th.

Upcoming – Ribbon Cuttings / Facebook notices

  • Second Crossing Brew Co
  • Betsey’s Bouquets – Marie will coordinate with Betsey – Laura may be able to take photos depending on date.
  • Marketing Junkie –  into the new year — Spring.

Old Business

  • Chamber Welcome Sign – South  – in process – no time frame for completion – have called – not getting an answer L

•      1st quarter  Chamber Event  ?  – Henkle Insurance needs / or business financial planning ??  Look for companies that have same industry for a round table type event.

New Business

                Discussed officers for next year  – keeping same as no volunteers to take over President or VP positions.

                Amanda – remains treasurer and Lisa remains secretary.   Jamie to consider Board Member position

                •              January meeting —   01/09/2020

Goals 2020                          

Leadership for events  / form a committee

New membership packet – goal for next year

Set up and promote the Community Calendar

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