Fairbury Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Directors Meeting Minutes

Friday, September 22, 2017 @ Burkley Family Center. Lunch provided.  

Members present: President Jill Davis, Paige Boeckner (Wynn J), Jerry Miller, Lee Horky, Johnna Austin, Justin Newton,  Sara Bundy ,Terri Bowen and Sharon Priefert.

Absent:  Vice President Dani Kettelhut and Tiffany Pfaff.

President Jill Davis called the meeting for order at 11:40 a.m.

Minutes: Johnna made a motion to accept the September 8th minutes. Paige seconded, Motion carried.

Financial: Justin made a motion to accept the August Financials as presented.  Jerry seconded.

Miracle on the Square, Fri., December 1, 5-7pm:    Johnna voted we have Santa and Festival of Trees (Dani will chair this again) in the courthouse, Jerry seconded. Especially this year to coincide with the lighting ceremony for the lights on the courthouse.  More details to work out later. Sharon will send official request to County Commissioners in regards to using the courthouse again, with 2 doors open for the flow of kids seeing Santa and hopefully Mrs. Claus can be in attendance as well.

Website Retool Project: Lena working on directory now.  Ideas to Lena Garner @ garnerdesignsolutions@gmail.com.   Take a look at the new site for more ideas: http://fairburychamber.org/WebsiteRetool2017

Annual Banquet, Feb. 2, 2018:  Meeting Wed., September 27. We will first meet at the Chamber @ 5:30 and go to the Bonham Theatre Open House together and then meet at Chuckles to work on a theme and entertainment.

Shamrock Shuffle, March 17, 2018:  Sharon contacted Shawn Cole and got him lined up to play from 1-5 that day. He may play solo or bring more of his band members.  Chuckles pays ½ and also got Totally Smoked BBQ line up to cook hot dogs and polish dogs.  Permission to block off the street from city received along with use of picnic tables.

Pork N Pints @ VFW:  April 28, 2018 @ VFW with Rock Star Entertainment (Jeff Helgett), 6-midnight and Totally Smoked BBQ planning to cook again.  SDL received already. J  Now need to line up brewery and/or winery to be at event.

Candidates for Board of Directors: Will need 6 candidates for the ballot:  Justin Newton will run again so we need 5 more candidates, everyone working on slate of candidates.

Next Board Meeting:  Friday, October 6 @ 11:30 a.m. Burkley Family Center if available carry in Rowdy’s Steakhouse?

Respectfully submitted, Sharon Priefert