Elkader Area Chamber of Commerce Board Minutes

August 2, 2016

Location: Treats

Members Present: Curtis Ruhser, Ron Kuehl, Beth Rentschler, Willie Lough, Stephen Mayne, Claire Wright, Cathy Beck

Financial Report:
Ron Kuehl presented the financial report: as of August 1st. Motion to approve report made by Cathy, Beth seconded, motion passed.

Minutes from the last meeting in July was read. Motion to approve the minutes as read was made by Beth, Willie seconded, motion passed.

Promotion Committee Report:
Christa gave an over view of how the golf tournament went, Ron, brought a printout for everyone to see the numbers. Only information missing was cost from Country Club, number participating, and amount of flight prizes.

Old Business:
Topic was the Mobile website, everyone has had time to review what the front page would look like, Claire told the group that she would charge $150 for the mobile accessibility of the homepage, and the same amount for any other pages that the group would like to make mobile. Motion was made to make the homepage mobile for $150 by Beth, and Willie 2nded, motion was passed.

Brochures have arrived from the printers, Christa brought some for the group to look over.

New Business:
CCR fall advertising for Area Attractions was presented to the group. The paper is again offering 10% off repeat ad in the spring issue of Area Attractions. Motion was made to purchase fall and spring for 10% off, by Beth and Willie seconded, motion was passed.

Executive Director’s Report:
Christa did not have much to report, she did bring up for discussion next meeting whether to increase membership dues, to increase office hours and membership value. Calendar of events was then read.

Beth made a motion to adjourn the meeting and was seconded by Willie.

Next meeting will be on September 6th, 7:30am at Treats.

Minutes submitted by Christa Fosse and will be approved at following Chamber


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