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
November Bar Night - Toy Drive
- Had over 40 people for a turnout, which was pretty good and one of our largest.
75 + 7 founding = 82 total
Expiring in Dec: Michael Mayberry, Joshua Blackwood, Charles Beanner
Bears at Large:
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
Official: 58 Members
Public: 819 Members
***Motion to allocate ~$400 to allow the board to look for website alternatives. Potentially have a website host that will be ~$400/ 3 yrs.***
*caveat - Jordan will make a post in the official group about the total amount*
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**
12/15 Bites and Board Games - Panera
12/20 Happy Hour - 5801
12/28 Y2K Bar Night
- Toy Drive Closes
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)
Ideas for next year's charity:
Mentioned: Persad, DKJFoundation, Project Silk
- Will be voting on this in Jan/Feb.
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.
Long Term Items: