Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2014
December 12, 2014
The December meeting was called to order by President Jane Cozad
At 8 am at the Village Hall.
Pastor Chip opened with prayer and we had breakfast casseroles prepared by Angelina’s catering.
There were several businesses that did not make the Chamber Banquet in November , so we took time to acknowledge their accomplishments. Aaron Fisher of the Rockford Carry Out and Dining congratulated for the new business venture in 2014. Jackie Abercrombie from Subway was congratulated for 10 years in business and Nikki Fox from Fox Photography was congratulated for 15 year in business.
Congratulations to all ! Thank you for supporting the Rockford Chamber.
Christmas at the Park: It was well attended. Everyone would like to see it happen again next year. We need to work on getting the school, youth groups and other organizations to volunteer to help put up decorations and take the decorations down.
At the end of the year we nominate officers for the following year:
President – nomination Marie Miller. Nominations were closed and Dan made motion and Greg second to approve Marie Miller as the 2015 Rockford Chamber President.
Vice President – Jackie Abercrombie volunteered to accept the position.
Motion Norm. Second by Marie to approve Jackie Abercrombie as the 2015 Rockford Chamber Vice President.
Treasurer / Secretary – Lisa volunteered for these positions as there were no others interested. Motion Marie. Second Larry to approve Lisa Kuhn as the 2015 Rockford Chamber Treasurer/Secretary .
The 2015 Membership letters have been mailed. Important to remember the deadline of March 1st ! We will not be going door to door to make sure everyone has paperwork and payments turned in.
The Business Directory has been placed in area businesses, local chambers and the visitors bureau. The Chamber will be handing out business directories with the candy canes the RADC will be handing out on December 20th from Noon to 1 pm.
Rockford’s Best Mix – 101.3 WRKD – if all goes according to plan will be on the air December 13th in the afternoon. We will be scheduling a ribbon cutting along with their open house. We are thankful for this new community service.
Small Business Saturday seemed to go ok. The Chamber would have liked to be more involved but information was put together after our deadline.
Members approved to keep the Business of the Month going during 2015.
THANK YOU JANE ! Thanks to Jane Cozad for being the President of the Chamber for the last 3 years. We appreciate all you have done for the chamber !
Motion Norm. Second Marie to adjourn the meeting.
** Just a reminder – Meetings for 2015 will continue to be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8 am at the Village Hall.