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Burgh Bears Membership Meeting Minutes


Attendance: Chip Barnes-Reiss, Nate Gerth, Andy Nunn, Devin Booker, Michael Barnes-Reiss, Mark Hopkinson, II, Kyle Likens, Joshua Blackwood, Kurt Sill, Christopher Rysinski, Jordan Smithson, Raleigh Roule, Marcus Knopsnider, Maurice Knopsnider, Jeremy Lott, Marcus Rosario, Kammi Gallagher, Sean McAllister, Taylor Seitz

Monthly Recap:

November Bar Night - Toy Drive

Holiday Party

- Had over 40 people for a turnout, which was pretty good and one of our largest.

Membership Numbers:

75 + 7 founding = 82 total

Expiring in Dec: Michael Mayberry, Joshua Blackwood, Charles Beanner

Bears at Large:

December Birthdays:

12/4 Randy Sams

12/15 Dustin Jewel

12/16 Ed Quigley

12/18 Sean McAllister

12/21 Michael Barnes-Reiss

12/26 John Salveson

Secretary/Web/IT:

Facebook:

Official: 58 Members

Public: 819 Members

Instagram:

274 Followers

Twitter:

629 Followers

***Motion to allocate ~$400 to allow the board to look for website alternatives. Potentially have a website host that will be ~$400/ 3 yrs.***

Motion: Chip

2nd: Kammi

*caveat - Jordan will make a post in the official group about the total amount*

Treasurer:

Finances were presented at meeting.

**Gays for Good invited members of the Burgh Bears to come out and join in a fundraiser. 6 pm to 8 pm this Thursday at Threadbare Cider on the North Side**

Social Events:

December:

12/15 Bites and Board Games - Panera

12/20 Happy Hour - 5801

12/28 Y2K Bar Night

- Toy Drive Closes

January:

1/1 NO HANGRY BEARS

1/14 Membership Meeting

1/19 Bites and Board Games

Location may change; current location @ Panera is currently going through renovations.

1/25 Bar Night

Bears Do Event TBD, Please reach out to Kyle with ideas (Kammi suggested Phipps which I like too best weekend probably the 18th- RR)

Fundraising:

Ideas for next year's charity:

  • Mentioned: Persad, DKJFoundation, Project Silk

- Will be voting on this in Jan/Feb.

Vice-Presidential Report:

Recruit!

Presidential Report:

2019 Accomplishments

  • Growth in the club!

  • Raised over $3200 for our charity this year through many fun events!!

  • The Fundraising position worked really hard in it’s premier year on the board.

  • Officially a Non-Profit Organization!

  • Successfully had a full year with the new By-laws in place.

Board Transition

Long Term Items:

2020 Charity

2020 Goals

Adjourn:Kammi

2nd: Mike

#December #MembershipMeeting