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Thursday, August 8, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five 1 Minutes of the Norwalk Athletic Booster Club, June 26, 2013 Tim Stephany called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. There were nine people present at the meet- ing. Secretary's Report- Minutes from the May meeting (held on May 29, 2013) were reviewed. Mo- tion to accept the minutes were made by Scot Meuler and seconded by Paul Patterson. Motion carried. Treasurer's Report-Troy Downs was absent from tonight's meeting. Financial reports were not available for review. Concession Report - Mary Knickerbocker re- ported that things are going well in concessions. Mary reported that Matt Elliott indicated that he thought he could redo the comer inside the baseball/ softball concession stand to make it more user friendly. He is going to provide a blueprint and pricing with tables and shelving to Mary. Mary put together a list of pricing for product in concession stand. The board discussed adjustments to various items, in particular candy and meat products. The board asked Mary to adjust price of candy to $1.50, brats to $4, pizza to $2.50. Mary is going to ap- proach Casey's with pricing they could provide for piz- zas. Board suggested reduc- ing the number of pizzas or- dered due to amount of pizza left over at the end of each game. Drink prices will remain the same. Mary reported that she is currently having the foot- ball popcorn popper recon- ditioned so that we don't run into any problems with how it is working when the football season starts. Coaches Wish List Girls Softball - Coach Pals requested $2,000 for new pitching mound and plate. Motion made by Pat Johnston to approve this expenditure, seconded by Stacy Rosonke. Motion car- fled. All Sports - coaches for each of the high school sports requested approval for BFS Flooring in the high school. The funding will be shared between all high school sports and the middle school speed and agility program. Each sport determined what amount they could contribute for this expenditure of $5,795. High school sports are con- tributing $4,295 and middle school speed and agility contributing the remaining $1,500. Motion made by Scot Merrier to approve this expenditure, seconded by Pat Johnston. Morion car- fled. Girls Soccer -- Coach Brommel requested $2,376 for jerseys and practice vests. Motion made by Pat Johnston to accept the ex- penditure, seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion car- ried. At the last meeting, the board approved funding of $5,000 towards the Terra deaner. Membership Report- Lori Vaske was absent from tonight's meeting. Through email, Lori re,A, ported the 2013-14 mem- bership form is now ready. She further noted that the program still needs up- dated to reflect the most recent memberships. Athletic Directors Re- port High School: Darin Schreck reported in A1 Lammers absence. He in- dicated that baseball is hosting three district games (July 19, 22 & 24) and the second round of regionals for girls' softball on July 13. Both the base- ball and softball seasons have been going very well. Both baseball and softball teams are in first place in the Little Hawkeye Conference. Darin reported that All Conference and All State Soccer selections have been made for both girls and boys. Darin reported that the 7th grade baseball season is over tomorrow and the season went well. Public Relations- Nancy LaVelle reported that the School Board honored the two boys who went to state in ten- nis. Nancy reported that she sent cards to all play- ers who have received honors recently. Old Business-Scot Meuler reported that the golf outing is scheduled for August 24 at Country- side Golf Course. It will be a 12:00 p.m. shotgun start. The pricing is $65 per player or $260 per -foursome. Scot is cur- rently researching ideas for the golf bags to be given to each player, with some options being hat markers with the "N.'" Scot also has some ideas about mulligans. Stacy will send out lists to ev- eryone to choose busi- nesses they will contact to get raffle prize donations. Tim Stephany reported on status of concession stand agreement for out- side organizations. The board needs to decide whether we leave the con- cession stand agreement as is with organizations receiving 50% of the profit, or revise to a new percentage based on cost of goods sold status. The board looked at both sides of it and decided that it was important to create an atmosphere that is posi- tive with outside organi- zations. The amount that the boosters are losing is made up for by member- ship donations and it is Concluded p. 9 Schaefer Wins Two World Champion Titles Emma Schaefer of Nor- walk competed in the American Buckskin Regis- try Association World Show in Tulsa, OK in July. The 11-year-old sixth grader is the daughter of Janelle Ward Schaefer, who is also her trainer. Schaefer's two horses are Jacs Smoken Dun, a six- year-old Dun mare and Sheez So Good, a four-year- old Buckskin mare. She started the World Show winning two World Cham- pion rifles in the Pole Bend- ing and the Keyhole on Jacs Smoken Dun with a third place in Barrels. Schaefer then continued her success on Sheez So Good, winning World Champion Youth Mares, Reserve World Champion Hunter Under Saddle 13 and Under and eight other top ten rifles which led to the greatest title of all! She brought home the 13 and Schaefer will continueArena. She will be repre- Under Reserve High Point her competition at thesenting the Warren All-Around Saddle. It was Iowa State Fair Cowgirl County Saddle Club as a huge accomplishment Queen Contest, Friday,their Junior Queen. for Schaefer and Sheez So Aug. 9, in the Jacobson Good. 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