Burghbears Membership Meeting
July 11, 2017
Pride – Ordering earlier, doing the t-shirt contest earlier. More pride like prizes.
T-shirt Contest – Will use the rules that Lee provided, with some changes
Circle JJ Ranch – this weekend, only tent camping left, we will have some type of contest there.
Camp Davis – All electric sites have been booked only non-electric sites are left, foam weekend
Bar Night, August – superhero themed – fundraiser for thrive
Membership Drive. We need to be working our events with a tablet and offering the benefits of the club. Next couple bar nights we will set up a table. We can offer information as well as possibly sell shirts and glasses. Several new people have been coming to our events as well as some old faces. What can we do to get them to join? Any other ideas to increase membership?
T-shirt and glasses: How can we move these? We have roughly 33 shirts and over 90 glasses.
Online store setup. Work with Marcus to get that rolling by Sept 1.
Business Cards – motion to purchase new business cards to hand out. – MS -(discussion of possibly being a trick card) look into Tim Pike making them. Up to $75.00 – one Nah Passed
Ptown Drag Show Thrive fundraiser with Miley Rheagan Michaels and Sonia Maybottom is a go. We are looking at September
Bears on the prowl – second saturday. Starts Aug – 12 various themes Decide at this meeting, Mini Golf at Kneiss, Main Event, etc.
Burgh Bears Happy hour 6-8 – third Friday starts Aug – 18 6-8 at 5801 – discussion about not interfering with anything else in pittsburgh, but reassured the membership we are doing them with our schedule.
Also discussed a membership only events in the future.
Total Members: 80 Paid, 7 Lifetime for a Total of 87 Members
Expired in June: Randy Dicks, Jon Mattern, Howard Murray
Expiring in July: Chip Barnes, Mark Difilippo, Edward Felenski
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Motion – to remove Lee Volk from the Signee Card and add Chip Barnes – MSP
Bear at Large Report
Ken Hayward – 7/4
Kammi Gallagher – 7/11
Dave Ambrose – 7/13
Don Mangel – 7/17
Dennis Downey – 7/23
Chris Tracy – 7/25
Sean Crist – 7/26
Koffee Klutch – Decision was made that koffee klutch does not require a board member present. The description of koffee klutch will be expanded to include that the room is reserved to congregate and mingle.
Social Events Report
This coming up weekend
Burghbears invading Circle JJ in July 14 15 16
July 23 New date Blue moon Bear Pageant
Judging by ? Will put it up on facebook
July 26 P Town bar night ( Beach Night Theme)
Boot to balls for Thrive .
Aug 2 pizza bowling at vincent pizza nobletown bowling
Aug 6 Burghbears fundraiser at
Club Pittsburgh rooftop bbq . For details look at the posting on Burghbears facebook
Aug 8 membership meeting. blue moon
Aug 18 19 20 Camp Davis Burghbears campout weekend with bbq pot luck on sat 4 to 6
Aug 20 koffee klutch . Panera bread center ave
Aug 26 burghbears bar night at ptown bar.
Adjourned, Had dinner at Stinky’s bar