Burgh Bears Membership Meeting
October 9, 2018
In attendance: Michael Reiss, Chip Barnes, Troy Wilder, Kammi Gallagher, Marcus Knopsnider, Johnn Pugh, Dale Boyd, Josh Blackwood, Mike Fehl, Brennan Waller, Maurice Gage, Jeremy Lott, Nate Gerth, Hector Arocha, Sean McAllister, Mark Hopkinson Jr, Jordan Smithson
Nominations – officially closed
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Fundraiser – we raised ~$160 for them
Burgh Bear Drag Show — very successful, we raised $650 for Proud Haven.
Ronald McDonald House – group of members volunteered to prepare breakfast for the families on 10-7
Three Rivers Leather Club – Pizza party second Saturday of November.
82 paid members + 7 founding = 89 total
7 Expiring in October- Nate Gerth, Dennis Mowrey, Ray Sager, Devin Booker, Keith Snyder, Doug Whye, Tim Broadwater
Instagram – 177
Facebook – 729
Official Facebook – 68
Bears at Large-
10/19 – Happy Hour
10/21 – Coffee Klatch
10/27 – Bar Night – Halloween – costume contest
11/7 – Pizza and Bowling
Christmas party is coming up, details are being finalized.
November Toy Drive at Bar Night — possibly a donation to Ronald McDonald house instead of Toys for Tots.
More volunteer opportunities
Movie night at RMH
Naughty Santa — December’s bar night fundraiser – a member will dress up as naughty santa – photo on santa’s lap with the proceeds going to charity.
Bears at Large – Mike Fehl and Kammi Gallagher — both accepted
Fundraising – Raleigh Roule — accepted
Social Events – Josh Blackwood and Raleigh Roule — Josh accepted
Treasurer – Mark Hopkinson Jr — accepted
Secretary/Web/IT – Jordan Smithson and Brennan Waller — Jordan – accepted Brennan – declined
Vice President of Membership – Michael Reiss — accepted
President – Chip Barnes — accepted
Ballots will go out within the next 48 hours; write-ins will be allowed on the ballots. Voting will close in 7 days
Mike/Kammie/Johnn moved to close. Hector seconded.