Fairbury Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Directors Meeting Minutes
Friday, August 4, 2017 @ Fork & Knife Buffet

Members present: President Jill Davis, Vice President Dani Kettelhut, Sara Bundy, Paige Boeckner (Wynn J), Jerry Miller, Lee Horky, Justin Newton, Tiffany Pfaff, Terri Bowen and Sharon Priefert.

Absent:  Johnna Austin.

President Jill Davis called the meeting for order at 11:43 a.m.

Minutes: Jerry made a motion to accept the July 21st minutes. Sara seconded, Motion carried.

Financial: Next meeting.

Fair Beer Garden:  Still waiting for a bill on ice and portapots also waiting on a couple payments on koozie advertising. Talked about going to the next Fair Board meeting on Monday, August 7, Jerry and Jill said they could go with Sharon if she got them on the agenda (chose to waiting until the next meeting) since this would be their recap of fair and we don’t have final numbers to give them a check).

Website Retool Project:  Lena made a presentation on the new website, looking for feedback from the board.  Paypal would probably be something to set up for Shamrock Shuffle but not for membership at this time.  Home page: Rotating pictures are a good idea.  Send any pictures or ideas to Lena Garner @  garnerdesignsolutions@gmail.com

Eclipse, August 21, 2017:  Working with Nichole Scholl, JCVC President on having a viewing area at intersection of Hwy 136 & 15, Terri will need to be up there from 11-3 p.m. will provide a canopy along with Totally Smoked BBQ. Website: www.EclipseJeffersonCounty.com

Pork N Pints April 7, 2018 @ VFW:  Date confirmed with Stan Schiermeyer. Need a different stamp for the door.

New Teachers Business After Hours, VFW:  August 11, 5:30-7p.m. $100 for hall rental, a lot of sponsors so we will do about the same appetizers as last year and everyone gets a drink ticket that we can pay for end of the night.  Ron Hilligas doing intros again this year.  Will need to set up tables for appetizers at 4:30 p.m. on that Friday.

Candidates for Board of Directors: Next meeting need to start a list of candidates for ballot for 2018.   Jill Davis has served 2 terms L , Dani Kettelhut and Justin Newton can run another term J

Next Board Meeting:  Friday, August 18 @ 11:30 a.m. at 9 and Dine.

Respectfully submitted, Sharon Priefert