Chamber News: June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019

 

Welcome – – Marie, Lisa, Lucas and Amanda present

 

May minutes – posted on web site

 

Financial report – not many transaction this month.

 

Upcoming event updates

  • Rockford Community Days – Face Painting and Photo Booth – ready to go. Marie will collect money at 9 pm.
  • Fun Challenge Canceled – to bad we didn’t have more interest. Maybe at another time of year perhaps – a fall event.
  • Mercer County Leadership Scholarship – August deadline to find someone interested.
  • 3rd Quarter Chamber Event – Tentative dates August 8th or 22nd. Will finalize at July meeting.
  • Will be another social media class.
  • print directory / website will begin updating in August.     Will send email for a July 31st deadline for content.
  • Banners – we will see how the Veterans banners go – may work on 1 nice banner for bicentennial. Current banner size is 18 x 36.

 

Upcoming – Ribbon Cuttings

  • Stained Glass Paradise – will do ribbon cutting
  • Mercer Metal – Share on page information on Facebook.
  • Luginbill Construction- photo post and FB page share is recommended
  • Laura Putman Photography – photo post and FB page share is recommended
  • Curvy Closet – done
  • Women in Business – photo post and FB page share is recommended
  • SPC Photography – will share page information on Facebook
  • Flour Power Sweets and Treats – will be at Festival of Arts – Community Days – need membership form
  • Wellness 365 – will do ribbon cutting

 

Old Business

    • Chamber Welcome Sign – South – in process – no time frame for completion – will contact Dan Roebuck
    • Chamber Banquet –Citizen of the Year / Business of the Year – deadline July 31st.
  • Bicentennial – Grand Ball planning – will be coordinating the banquet and grand ball deco so we can save money. Thinking we will be going with a Gatsby direction. Gold / Black/ Champagne colors. Marie has started a pintrest board.

 

 

Meeting ended at 8:36

 

2019 Events

  • 2019 Membership Drive
  • July – Begin designs for the Bicentennial Banners – need 2 sets?
  • August begin updates to Chamber membership booklet /Visitors Guide to be ready for 2020
  • August – Mercer County Leadership
  • August – 3rd Quarter chamber member event
  • October – Chamber Banquet – (Citizen of the Year / Business of the Year)
  • November / December – Membership Drive 2020
  • November – 4th Quarter chamber member event