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Page Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 12, 2014 BOOSTER MINUTES Concluded from p. 9 this year - Ashley Will- iams and Lexi Gudenkauf. Troy cut a check for $150 for the ad sponsorship of the two cheerleaders like ity in terms of financials this reporting period. Troy reported that he added the competitive cheer program to the fi- accept the funding was made by Scot Meuler, sec- onded by Matt Leek. Mo- tion carried. Girls Tennis - Coach Daniels is going to check out the site and see how the boosters can take ad- vantage of this domain and possibly have a link to ing will be held Wednes- May 28, at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk High School Library. Respectfully Submitted, Stacy Rosonke, Secretary we have done in previous nancial spreadsheet. WeGeisler requested funds of their website on this. years, will need to categorize this $1,147 for tennis uniforms. A1 reported that he is in- , , , :. .......... Troy Downs reported program beginning last A motion to accept the the process of hiring a new A(~tiv|ties that he has reviewed the year. funding was made by Den- head volleyball coach. af the ~~-ii~~ ~i CityStateCD optioffs givento us by Motion to accept the nis Stoker, seconded byBrooke Byars was at ~ Bank. The return current financials wasCori Vaske. Motion car- tonight's meeting and A1 NORWALK isn't-cery good right now, made by Troy Downs and ried. ~ thanked her for her years ,,~, ~, ~. ~_~ : ~:i so Troy felt the best option seconded by Lori Vaske. Boys Tennis - Coach of coaching. Brookeand LIBRARY would be to invest $40,000 Motion carried. Enderlin requested funds her family are moving - $50,000 for 1-5 years in a Concession Report of $67.80 for tennis grips, back to Brooke's home- laddered CD. We would Mary Knickerbocker re- A motion to accept the town where Brooke will be 10 lNotth Ave. 981-0217 have the money locked up for this period of time. We are sitting with $210,000 right now, but Troy doesn't feel we should lock up too large of an amount due to possibility of wanting to get at the money for vari- ous expenditures. Troy further indicated there is no investment risk and the positive side is we would triple what we are cur- rently receiving in interest in the first year. A1 Lammers requested that the board hold off on mak- ing any type of decision on this until we can discuss projects that are out there and whether we want to alter the amount that we want to invest. New Business Coach Wiedmann at- tended tonight's meeting. He indicated that he has new baseball pants on the way. He further indicated that he is looking to redo the infield and the school is going to make improve- ments on the dugouts. Coach Wiedmann wanted to make the board aware that he would be request- ing funding for these projects in the coming months. The improve, ments to the infield would be at the end of the 2014 season. Adjournment Motion was made by A1 Lammers to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Darin Schreck. Motion carL ried. Meeting was ad- journed at 8:46 p.m. The next NABC meet- ing will be held Wednes- day, April 30, at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk High School Library. Respectfully Submitted, Stacy Rosonke, Secretary April 30, 2014 Tim Stephany called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. There were 16 people present at themeeting, Secretary's Report Minutes from the March meeting, held April 2, 2014 were reviewed. Motion to accept the min- utes was made by Nancy LaVelle and seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion car- ried. Treasurer's Report Troy Downs reported there was very little activ- ported that things are funding was made by Matt pretty slow in concessions Leek seconded by Dennis due to the number of can~ Stoker. Motion carried. cellations, which minimize Girls Track - Coach the revenue. The board Campbell requested funds discussed not opening the of $650 for foam hurdles stands for particular which are forindoor/out- smaller events, but de- door use. A motionto ac- cided that low revenue is cept the fundingwas made better than no revenue, by A1 Lammers, seconded Mary is going to revamp by Stacy Rosonke. Motion the menu, offering few carried. items, when there are Girls Soccer- Coach smaller events. Messer requested $405 for Mary requested'that coaching apparel. A mo- Coach Patterson have tion to accept the funding some of the football play- was made by Nancy ers help her move the cool- LaVelle, seconded by Matt ers to the baseball/softball Leek. Motion carried. field. Girls Soccer - Coach Stacy Rosonke sug- Messer requested $630.02 gested the boosters donate for 21 warm ups. A motion some pop and Gatorade to to accept the funding was the after prom. The board made by A1Lammers, sec- discussed that since this is onded by Nancy LaVelle. a safe, alcohol free envi- Motion carried. ronment that promotes the Girls Softball - Coach kids, we would donate -Pals requested $312.33 for four cases of pop and two coach's apparel. A motion cases of Gatorade. Matt to accept the funding was Leek made the motion to made by Nancy LaVelle, donate these items, sec- seconded .by Matt Leek. onded by Lori Vaske. Mo- Motion carried. tion carried. Membership Report Mary reported on her Lori Vaske reported research of the pretzelma- that we continue to ,get chines that was discussed matching gifts and one in the March meeting, new member signed up Mary indicated that the recently. We are currently old one is working okay $8,200 below where we and she is using it. There were last year at this time. is no need to purchase a Athletic Directors Report new one at this time. Mary A1 Lammers reported also reported that she that Darin Schreck was not found a warmer that the in attendance tonight due boosters purchased some to another school event time ago that we stopped that conflicted with this using when the pretzel meeting. A1 reported on machine was purchased, his behalf indicating the This was used when we weather has hampered were selling sandwiches many of the middle school from a particular vendor, events taking place, spe- Mary may-try .to incorpo- cifically track meets. The rate it in the stand in some speed and agility program way. for the middle school is Coaches Wish List going well. A1 also indi- Girls Softball - Coach cated the middle school is Pals requested funds of currently taking quotes for $112.84 for hitting tees. a new sound system in the Motion was made by. middle school gym, but Nancy LaVelle to accept that it is possible there the funding, seconded by would be a request to the Stacy Rosonke. Motion boosters for some money carried, to fund this expense. Girls Softball - Coach The high school sports Pals requested funds of are going well, but again $95 for a pitching mound, the weather is presenting A motion to accept the problems. The coed track funding was made by- meet was cancelled, which Nancy LaVelle, seconded takes away from the rev- by Scot Meuler. Motion enue this event gives to the carried, concession stand. Girls Softball - Coach A1 reported the athletic Pals requested funds of department purchased a $614.86 for 21 pairs of uni- new website domain for form pants. A motion to athl6tics/activities. Tim teaching and coaching. Public Relations Nancy LaVelle indi- cated there is nothing new to report at this time. Old Business Troy Downs spoke about the laddered CDs and asked whether the hoard had any other ques- tions about this. Troy gave two scenarios based on $5G000 or $40,000 in- vested for five years. Troy asked that we determine our capital expenditures that are being considered so we know which route to go. A1 questioned whether there would be a penalty for early withdrawal if we were in need of some of the money. Troy repotted that City State Bank has said they would be flexible with us in such a case. Af- ter further discussion, the board decided that we need to do this because we are missing out on some opportunities to gain more Saturday, .June 14 Baby & Me, 9-9:30 a.m. For babies not yet walking, join us for an early literacy class, which includes lap-sit stories, finger pl~ys and songs - all designed for babies. Care providers should bring a soft blanket to lay the baby on the floor. Expect full interaction with the little ones and some helpful tips on early literacy skills you can use at home. This story time is designed for a 1:1 or 2:1 adult to child ratio and lasts approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Wee Ones, 9:30-10 a.m. For babies walking up to 22 months of age. Join us for an early literacy class, which includes lap-sit ~tories, finger plays, sign language and songs - all desigrled for toddlers. Expect full interaction with the little orles and some helpful tips on early lit- eracy skills you can use at home. This story time is d6- signed for a 1:1 or 2:1 adult to child ratio and lasts ap- proximately 15 to 20 minutes. Periodic -Tables of ..... This self-directed tour contin- ues during library hours through June 20. Enjoy whim- sical periodic tables for book series, movies, TV, etc. Make your own - include family members if you want and add to the display in the library. Monday, June 16 Weird Science, 11 a.m.-noon. Presented by Jester Puppets. All are welcome! With three puppeteers, hu- man-sized puppets and unstoppable imagination, their show promises to be one of the most memorable pup- pet/musical/ comedy shows ever! Tuesday, June 17 Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m. Designed for interest. Tim Stephany- 3T5 year-old children. Enjoy books, songs, flannel boards, suggested that we invest $40,000 in the laddered CD over five years. Matt -"Leek made the motion to invest the $40,000 in the laddered CD, Stacy Ro- sonke seconded. Motion carried. Troy will talk with Chad at City State and get this in place. New Business There was no new busi- ness at tonight's meeting. Open Discussion Paul Patterson was present at tonight's meet- ing, wanting to make sure the boosters were aware of the benefit of the Norwalk Football League. Paul noted the money from the concessions from these league games goes back to the Norwalk schools. None of the money goes back to the West Des Moines district. Paul re- ported there will be more and more games hosted in Norwalk, including us hosting the weigh in day for all teams for this sea- son. He asked that we take all this into account when having future .discussions about this program. Adjournment Motion was made by A1 Lammers to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Matt Leek. Motion carried. Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m. The next NABC meet- movement activities and more. Novel Year Book Club, 6-8 p.m. (Re-scheduled from June 3 due to weather.) Join the Novel Year Book Club and make new friends, experience new places and em- bark on new journeys. Novel Year is a series of programs featuring six novels throughout 2014. Programs consist of: 1) Discussing the book with a facilitator, 2) Watch- ing the movie version of the book, and 3) Enjoying a program related to the book. Tonight, we'll be discuss- ing Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Caf~, by Fannie Flagg. Registration Required. Wednesday, June 18 Feature Films, 1-3 p.m. Visit the library to watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 on the big screen. All are welcome and snacks.are provided. The film is rated PG. Thursday, June 19 Toddler Time, 10:30-11 a.m. Designed for 18 months to three-year-old children. Join us for stories, finger plays, songs and flannel boards, Friday, June 20 Author Luncheon: "Dreams and Detours," 12-1 p.m. Professional spokesman and celebrity Mike Pace's many interest~ have led him to collect some amazing stories. He was inspired to write a book, Dreams and Detours...Reflecting on the Souvenirs of a Lifetime, featur- ing a variety of personal insights, original poems, thoughtful stories and beautiful photography. Lunch is provided. A reservation fee of $2 per person will be returned upon admittance to the program. (If you want the author to gign a copy of his book, bring a copy to the luncheon or you may purchase a copy at that time. Our guest au- thors will donate a portion of the proceeds to the library.) Ghostbusters, Interactive Movie Event, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Who you gcmna call? GHOSTBUSTERS! Teens and adults are invited to join us for an interactive movie where the audience participates in the movie with dia- logue and props. Come in costume if you want! There will be a prize for best costume and door prizes for a few lucky people. Refreshments will be provided. Save your spot with ~[2 ticket reservation, which will be re- turned upon adInittan.ce to the movie. Participants un- der 13 must have a signed permission slip from a par- ent/guardian in order to attend. The movie is rated PG.