Elkader Area Chamber of Commerce Board Minutes

February 7, 2017

Location: Treats

Members Present: K. Dunlap, C. Fosse, R. Kuehl, C. Ruhser, M. Collins

Financial Report:
Financial report presented. Motion made by Dunlap to approve financial report and second by Collins.

Minutes from 1/24/17 minutes were reviewed. Kueth made a motion to approve minutes and was 2nd by Dunlap.

Promotion Committee Report:
Ladies Day out is on March 11th. Reminder for businesses to sign up for workshops. There will be a scavenger hunt. Encouraging businesses to donate prizes. They will be reviewing the budget tomorrow at the promotions committee meeting.

Old Business:
Suggestions were made for recruiting 2 new board members. Curtis will contact 2 people and Kristin will contact 1 person to see if they are interested.

New Business:
Goals for this year were reviewed. One goal that the Chamber would like to work on is updating the Christmas/Holiday street lights and build a Santa’s cottage. Fosse asked that Board members think about new goals and bring to the next Board meeting.

Executive Director’s report:
Fosse announced that this year will be the 25th anniversary for the St Patrick’s Day Parade. They will have a concert on March 4th at the Opera House as a fundraiser for the parade.
March 4th is the Central Community Hospital Gala.
Dunlap made a motion to adjourn the meeting and was 2nd by Keith.

Minutes submitted by Kristin Dunlap and will be approved at following Chamber meeting.


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