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Thursday, June 12, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine Norwalk Athletic Booster February Meeting held meeting. The board dis- came to an end. The girls' March 5, 2014 cussed that everythingconference basketball Tim Stephany called was going well in conces- picks are available but he the meeting to order at sions. Mary will be getting won't release those until 7:03 p.m. There were seven the concession stand ready after their basketball ban- people present at the meet- for the spring sports. A1 quet. The boys' picks are ing. Lammers reported that we not yet available. Secretary's Report hosted a regional basket- A1 reported that all pro- Minutes from the Janu- ball game and concession grams had good seasons. ary meeting were re- profitwas very good. The wrestling program viewed. Motion to accept Coaches Wish List placed 3rd in the confer- the minutes was made by There were no coaches ence. The boys' and girls' Nancy LaVelle and sec- wish list items to vote on basketball teams did well. o'nded by Scot Meuler. this month. The boys' did well in dis- Motion carried. Membership Report trict play considering this Treasurer's Report Lori Vaske was absent was their first time in 4A. Troy Downs was not from tonight's meeting. Spring sports will be start- present at tonight's meet- Lori gave her report to ing soon. ing. Troyprovided the up- Stacy Rosonke who indi- Public Relations dated financfals to Tim cated there were no new Nancy LaVelle reported Stephany who reported members, that she has sent cards to there was nothing out of A1 Lammers indicated the wrestl'lng state qualifi- the ordinary to report, that he would get the par- ers. Motion to accept the ent meeting times for the current financials was spring programs and pro- made by A1 Lammers and vide those to the board so seconded by Scot Meuler. they could attend the Motion carried, meetings. Concession Report Athletic Directors Report Mary Knickerbocker A1 Lammers reported was absent from tonight's that the winter seasons In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES ~ SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL Tim Daniels has up- dated the website with new booster members. Nancy would like to put parent concession stand volunteers out on the site for the baseball season. Old Business The investment options were discussed. Troy pro- vided Tim Stephany with a sheet wliich gave his rec- ommendations on invest- ing the available funds. He recommended CDs in- vested in a laddered way and investing $50,000 of the available funds. This would return approxi- mately $650 annually. We would never have more 1 SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES [ SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. DONNA GRANT FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 than $50,000 invested an- nually. AI voiced the con- cern of locking up money for too long and whether there would be penalty if needed to get at the money sooner. Tim indi- cated that City State Bank would work with us if we needed to get at the money for some reason. This dis- cussion was tabled until more of the board mem- bers could be available to vote on this item. The board discussed the possibility of giving a scholarship to graduating seniors. It was discussed that the money that is available should be used for capital improvements and to give to the kids that are in athletics. It was de- cided that we would table this for now and until other board members were available to give their opinions. Scot Meuler updated the board on the golf tour- nament. Scot met with Warrior Run golf course. The plan is to have the tournament August 23. He indicated that the tourna- ment format will be a chal- lenge this year since War- riot Run is now only go- ing to be a nine hole course. Legacy isn't an op- tion because there are no Saturdays available that we could start before 2 p.m. Scot indicated there would be 128 people maxi- mum, with 64 golfers play- ing from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and then another 64 from 1:30 p.m. until.play com- pleted. There would be two rounds of nine holes each. Scot reported there is a restaurant at the course now and we would need to utilize this service to provide the lunch between the two groups. Warrior Run indicated they would talk with vari- ous organizations on do- natingofood items so that we could save on amount that we would pay them for the food they provide. Scot asked that each board member brainstorm on ways to make up for the loss in revenue due to this new format. New Business A1 Lammers reported that Andrew Messer (new girls' soccer coach) was present at tonight's meet- ing because he felt it was important for him to build a new program and ask the boosters for assistan.ce in SERVING doing so. Coach Messer wants some consideration on having the ability to get some additional funding for coaches apparel. Coach Messer will present a wish list next month for what he is wanting. The board agreed and encouraged Coach Messer to present what he feels is needed. Adjournment Motion was made by A1 Lammers to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Scot Meuler. Motioh carried. Meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m. The next NABC meet- ing will be held Wednes- day, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk High School Li- brary. Respectfully Submitted, Stacy Rosonke, Secretary March meeting held April 2, 2014 Tim Stephany called the mee0ng to order at 8:05 p:m. There were ten people present at the meet- ing. Secretary's Report Minutes from the Feb- ruary meeting, held March 5 were reviewed. Motion to accept the minutes was made by Scot Meuler and seconded by Darin Sch- reck. Motion carried. Treasurer's Report Troy Downs reported there was very little activ- ity in terms of financials this reporting period. There were a few bills paid and a couple of member- ship deposits made. Motion to accept the current financials was made by A1Lammers and seconded by Matt Leek. Motion carried. Concession Report Mary Knickerbocker re- ported that the stadium concession signs are fall- ing down. Scot Meuler is going to contact Fast Signs and see how much it would cost to replace the signs. In the meantime A1 is going to get some tape and put them back up. Mary reported that she is looking into getting a new pretzel machine. The cost for a new machine will run in the $400 - $450 range. She is going to con- tact Bolten & Hay and compare pricing. Mary re- quested approval to get a new machine. The board requested that she check out the old machine to see if it is still working and & AUTO THE NORWALK AREA SINCE 1966 We Repair All Makes & Modelsl 802 Sunset Drive, Norwalk, IA 50211 Phone: 515-9814)649. Residence: 515-287-6512 WE'RE A AUTO CARE CENTER continue to do some homework on its replace- ment. The board will table the approval until more research has been done. Coaches Wish List Boys' Soccer - Coach Kralik requested funds of $184 for coaching apparel. Motion wasmade by Matt Leek to accept the funding, seconded by A1Lammers. Motion carried. Girls' Soccer - Coach Messer requested funds of $2,020 for the girls' portion of the new soccer goals. A motion to accept the fund- ing was made by Lori Vaske, seconded by Matt Leek. Motion carried. Membership Report Lori Vaske reported that we are $8,000 behind from where we were last year at this time. Ther6"has been $1,900 received this month in new member- ships, most of which is from matching gifts. Lori indicated that she would find out when the spring sport parent meet- ings will be held and line up board members to at- tend these meetings. A1 Lammers indicated that if board members are not able to attend these meet- ings he would speak on our behalf. Athletic Directors Report A1 Lammers reported that the spring sports would begin picking up soon. Soccer and tennis will have their first meets beginning April 3. AI reported there are several home meets for track this spring including April 10, April 14, April 21 andMay 8. These will gen- erate good revenue for the concession stand. Darin Schreck reported on middle school activities indicating that there are good numbers out for the spring sports. There are 70 girls out and 50 boys for track. The speed and agil- ity program has started again with 70 kids taking part. There is a home middle school boys' track meet scheduled for April 10. Public Relations Nancy LaVelle reported that she has sent cards to the boys and girls basket- ball all-conference picks. Old Business Tim Stephany reported that there were two cheer- leaders nominated to par- ticipate in the Shrine Bowl Concluded p. 10 REPAIR , lltlql~l~lrdB,