Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Terry Lee
Attendees: Terry Lee, President; Ron Hampton, Vice President; Christine Lee, Secretary-Treasurer; Lynn Clay, Chester Rybicki, Bud Bowman, and Jeanann Freier board of directors. Also present was our student ambassador Madison Berger, lifetime member George Ficker, and Kent Loosemore and Bill Cox.
Approval of the June 27, 2018 Minutes Jeanann Freier stated the date for the picnic was not set until after the June meeting. Lynn Clay moved to approve the June 29, 2018 minutes as corrected. This motion was seconded by Jeanann Freier. Everyone present signified by stating “Aye” to accept the June 29, 2018 minutes as corrected. Motion Passed
Approval of the August 2018 Financial Report – Chris Lee presented the August 2018 financial report with an ending balance through August 26, 2018 of $32,408.37. Ron Hampton moved to accept the financial report ending on August 26, 2018 as presented and Lynn Clay seconded the motion. Everyone present signified by stating “Aye” to accept the August 2018 financial report as presented. Motion Passed
Hall of Fame Picnic – Jeanann Freier reminded everyone that the picnic will be at her home.
Princess Party – Ron Hampton reported that he met with a representative from the Lakes of Four Seasons Lions Club and discussed a joint venture for a Princess Party. The Lions Club has hosted a very successful princess party in the past and they do not plan on hosting another this year. The Lions Club will consider a joint venture with our Alumni Association. The particulars of this event were not agreed upon during his meeting. Ron offered to continue discussions with the Lions Club. Terry Lee moved to accept Ron’s offer to continue discussions with the Lions Club and present a memorandum of understanding to the Board at a later date. Lynn Clay seconded this motion. Everyone present signified by stating “Aye” to continue discussions with the Lakes of Four Seasons Lions Club. Motion Passed
Student Ambassador – Ron Hampton has a sophomore student, Isabella Weis, interested in serving as our next student ambassador. She is interested in serving two years instead of the current term of our student ambassadors of one year. Maddy Berger agreed to work with her to enable a better transition into the position.
Visibility – Jeanann Freier stated there is a need to increase visibility through more membership participation.
Bill Cox added that active membership is a problem in every nonprofit organization.
Black Out Wednesday on November 21st – Jeanann Freier reserved Buddy and Pals Cantina Room for a reunion of alumni that are in town for the Thanksgiving holiday. The manager of Buddy and Pals notified her that Tim Heidbreder sold the business and the business is not able to provide the room free of charge. We need to submit a check for $50 to keep our reservation. Terry will contact Chad, the manager of Buddy and Pals, about payment.
Chester Rybicki moved to adjourn to our September 26, 2018 business meeting. This motion was seconded by Lynn Clay. Everyone present signified by stating “Aye” to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.
Our next meeting is September 26, 2018
Crown Point Civic Center 101 S. East Street
Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. August 29, 2018
Approval of the Minutes Christine Lee
Financial Review Christine Lee