MEETING AGENDA
FAIRBURY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Friday, October 20 at 11:30 a.m. at TBA. Carry in Rowdy’s Steakhouse

  • Financials – September Fincials
  • Unfinished Business
    • Annual Banquet, Feb. 2, 2018 ~  (Talk Show – Fairbury Theme name)
    • Board of Directors 2018: Justin Newton, April Stone, Lacey Starr, Nichole Siebolt, Heather Watson.  Need one more candidate by Oct 20 meeting.
    • Budget Committee: Jill, Sara, Justin and Sharon to meet to set 2018 budget and discuss dues structure.
    • Trunk or Treat, Tues., Oct. 31 @ 5:30. Who’s helping? Sharon, Terri, Barb, Sara, Jerry, Justin, Lee.
    • Miracle on the Square, Fri., Dec. 1 @ 5-7p.m. at JC Courthouse approval from Commmissioners for Santa, Festival of Trees through Dec. 29
    • Win Big Shop Local, kicks off Nov 18-Dec. 18. Drawing Wed., December 20.
    • Grant Workshop Topic

Committees Dates Chairpersons:

  1. Annual Banquet: February 2, 2018, Elk’s – Chairs Trevor, board, staff –
  2. Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk: , March 17, 2018, @ Chuckles. Shawn Cole Band booked for 1-5. Chairpersons Dani & Johnna
  3. Easter Egg Hunt: , March 31 @ 1:00 p.m. Board/Volunteers meet at noon. Easter-April 1, 2018.
  4. Pork & Pints Beer & Wine Tasting Festival: April 28, 2018, Rock Star Entertainment 6-midnight. VFW.  Set up Fri, 5:30 pm. SDL to NLCC. Mugs (Miller Seed) & Wine Glasses enough for 2018.  Wineries or Breweries – Johnna & Sara work on?
  5. Beer Gardens JC Fair: Fair dates July 12-15, 2018.
  6. Ambassador/BAH –Tiffany, Chairperson.
  7. Fairbury 150th Celebration 2019 – Chamber’s 100th  Total Sound 40th Anniversary.
  8. Marketing – Board & Staff – Lunch & Learn – Grant approved. Waiting on them to give us choice of topics and date options.
  9. Membership/Personnel Committee – Board & Staff
      • New Business
        • BRAN – Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska proposed June 7, 2018
        • Chocolate Lovers Walk: suggested
      • Next Board meeting: Friday, October 20 @ 11:30 a.m. TBA carry in Rowdy’s Steakhouse
  • Goals 2017
    1.    Business After Hours quarterly – Tiffany & ??. May Membership Drive – VFW
    2.    Membership Drive to increase membership by 5 new members – Membership Committee
    3.    Maintain Current Membership; membership more active to improve communication – Chamber Board & staff
    4.    Special Events fundraisers to keep balanced budget.
    5.    Chamber Involvement with schools and other volunteers – Chamber Board and Staff
    6.    Increase promotions for service oriented members (Miracle on the Square, Festival of Trees, Pork N Pints, etc.)