Fairbury Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Directors Meeting Minutes
Friday, June 2, 2017 @ 9 and Dine

Members present: President Jill Davis, Dani Kettelhut, Paige Boeckner, Jerry Miller, Lee Horky, Justin Newton. Sara Bundy and Sharon Priefert.

Absent:  Tiffany Pfaff and Johnna Austin.

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

Minutes: Paige made a motion to accept the June 2nd minutes. Justin seconded, Motion carried.

Financial: Next meeting

Fair Beer Garden, Friday-Saturday, July 14-15, 2017:
Are ordered from McBattas.  Advertisers are:  Kettelhut Construction, Riverside Chevrolet, MH Paint & Body and Starr Plumbing, with Side Trek Bar on the bottom.   We are planning to get an ice trailer for the event from Crete Lumber, pay per bag.  Eagle is bringing beer trailer, rent is $200.

Staffing:  I think we need about 10-15 people each night.
Friday, July 14 – Sharon, Justin, Trevor, Dani, Mark, Ross/Paige, Tiffany, Nichole Siebolt, Adrian Bowen.
Saturday, July 15 – Sharon, Lee, Jill, Ross/Paige, Tiffany, Nichole Siebolt, Adrian Bowen (Trevor-maybe)

Check with other volunteers to help: Reegan, Jenny McKee, Goranson, Tyler, Richie Lierman, Jared Starr, Rod/Janet Beranek, anyone else you can think of.

Other: Jerry talked with Bill about setting up a trailer on the north side of the beer garden for a stage and he said it was okay for Friday night.  Sharon checked and Trevor will make an event poster.

Part-time Office Assistant Opening:   Sharon will call Terri Bowen for an interview on Thursday at noon.  Hopefully a few board members can sit in, Jill will not since they are friends.

Website Retool Project:  Lena is working on it, had to get password info. etc. from DIODE.

Eclipse:  The school is planning sack lunches and a viewing for all school kids.  Other events in the works.

Grand Education:  Kathy Hall contacted the Chamber again with grant education opportunities, we are doing the Three Keys for Effective Teamwork with a Lunch and Learn either Thursday, June 22 or 29th.  The Chamber will do the promoting and offer a free lunch.

4H Youth Camp in August:  Jill reported that the school is planning to work with them to provide support and funding, we will table it.

Pork N Pints 2018 date:  Jill will check on the date for Prom and we will schedule then, everyone is in agreement that we should try to get a winery and brewery or winery/brewery combination along with Eagle and K&Z Distributing also will have Tiffany touch base with Sam Riggins again.

Next Board Meeting:  Friday, June 16 @ 11:30 a.m. at Grandstand at fairgrounds.  Everyone bring your own lunch.

Respectfully submitted, Sharon Priefert