Meeting Minutes

Board meeting: 

July 11, 2017

THE PURPOSE OF THE OPTIMIST CLUB:

To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Steven
Jamie
Justin
Dan
Renea
Viv
Rebecca
Jim

CALL TO ORDER 6:35 PM:

1) State Fair Booth- Chuck Spavin is mailing Steven 12 State Fair Tickets. NSOC has enough volunteers for the day. Club needs to contact Stephanie to make sure she can still volunteer for the third shift. Steven will email Carolyn to see if she or Jeff could volunteer during the first shift. Dan is flexible and could work any shift. The club will sell the extra tickets outside the gate and the money will be deposited into the club’s account.

Booth Schedule:

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Rebecca
Vivian
Dan

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Alan
Justin
Jim

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Steven
Jamie
Stephanie (?)

2) Member Meeting Discussion – The board voted to reduce the number of total monthly meetings from two to one. We will meet on the first Monday every month. We will have succinct board discussions and votes followed by a member meeting. If and when the board decides, we will vote to add back the second monthly meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. We will call our meeting the Monthly Membership Meeting to encourage all members to attend. The third Tuesday will be reserved for volunteering opportunities or club social events. Motion made by Steven, seconded by Rebecca, voted unanimously in favor by the board.

3) Viking Ticket Sales – The club is doing an awesome job selling tickets. The drawing is only a week away and there are only 8 sheets of unsold tickets left. Next Tuesday we will meet at Viking Meadows at 5 PM. We will draw a winner at 5:30 PM. Members will bring putters and we will have a putting contest following the drawing.

4) Rebecca has been putting a lot of work into the club’s website. She has a number of ideas on how to get traffic to the site as well as different marketing ideas.

Other:

3rd Annual Golf Tournament Cancelled

Brat stand:  No brat Stand this year