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Page Eight July 29,‘ 2015 Matt Leek called the V meetingto order at 7:04. p.m. There were 10 people present at the meeting. Secretary’s Report Minutes from the June meeting were reviewed. . Motion to accept the min— utes as written was made by Troy Downs, seconded by Nancy LaVelle. Motion carried. Treasurer’s Report Troy Downs presented the current financial re— ports. Troy indicated he has finished up fiscal year as of 7/31. Troy reported we are up $52,250 for the year and up $14,000 in comparison to last year at this time. Troy indicated this was due to more con- cession stand revenue but noted cost of goods sold was up from last year. Troy reported that he will prepare the 990 tax return for the year in Au- gust and will donate his service cost of approxi- mately $300 to do this. Stacy Rosonke mo- tioned to accept the cur- rent financials, seconded by Darin Hirl. Motion car— ried. Concession Report Mary Knickerbocker re- ported that she is 90% ready for the football sea- son. All coolers have been moved. Matt Leek ques- tioned whether Mary is in need of a freezer for the volleyball concession stand. Mary indicated that it would be nice to have one. Matt indicated that moving a freezer from the baseball field isn’t recom- mended due to the wear and tear it causes to the freezer when moving it. It might be most beneficial to‘ just buy one for the high No school gym. ‘ Mary questioned whether it would be pos- sible to have a fan installed in the baseball field con- cession stand due to lack of air movement. Al indi- cated that he would talk with the contractor who is residing and reroofing the stand this fall and see what would be the best option for this. The board discussed the purchase of a new grill for the football stadium due to the issues with equalized heating of the current grill. Matt indic l' ed that he has explored the option Of 2 grills at Sam’s Club that are about the size of a table and are portable. Matt is going to check into the sturdiness of the grills. The board discussed the pros and cons of buying two grills. Motion was made by Stacy Rosonke to pur- chase two new grills at Sam’s Club, seconded by Sara Neil, Motion carried. Andy Kreider will work on the counting schedule/for the football and volléyblall season and send it out to the board to sign up for-times to count. Coaches lMish List There {Were no new coach’s wish list items to approve at this meeting. Membership Report Jennifer. .Kreider re— ported l‘ittle activity in membership at this time. Jennifer further noted that x l we are rréjhtly up $4,100 from lagyear at this time. The board discussed the upcoming school registra- tions that Will take place on August 6th and 11th at Eastview. Nancy LaVelle and Matt Leek will set at the booster table and take registrations for the Au— N/Warren Town and County News .- p ‘ gust 6th date and Stacy Rosonke and Jennifer Kreider for the August 11th date. Al Lammers reported that it was possible that the school district may be go- ing to electronic school registrations in the upcom- ing years. The board dis- cussed the cons to this in that it may cause a de— crease in memberships. The board will need to dis— cuss alternatives to this at upcoming meetings once Al confirms when/if the district is going to elec- tronic registration. Athletic Directors Report A1 Lammers thanked the board for all of their efforts and hours of service for the boosters. Al reported the baseball and softball season has concluded. The girl’s team was conference champs and came just shy of mak- ing it to another state tour- nament. All conference se- lections were out. Al will get those to Nancy LaVelle so that she may send out congratulatory cards to the athletes. Al further indi- cated the boys had a suc- cessful season and that all conference selections have V not yet been released for the boys. Al congratulated Brett Collins from being hired as the new Athletic Direc- tor/Guidance Counselor for 6th—9th grade. Brett Collins attended I his first booster club meet- ing tonight. He reported that he is excited to get started in his new role and that he had nothing to add at this time. Brett is trying to get acquainted with things in his new role. Public Relations Nancy LaVelle reported School starts this month! Call us for your Fall Tuneup. Servin TED'S USED CARS & AUTO REPAIR 802 Sunset Drive, Norwalk o 981-0649 me Norwalk Area since that she has Sent con? g gratulatory cards "the soc: cer teams and to Chris 'Comito for his draft to the pros. Old Business Matt Leek reported that heis still trying to figure out the best way to sell Warrior Wear at Warrior Run. Troy indicated he would like to set up a meeting with the parents who are setting up the con— cession stand workers for football. The board dis- cussed that it was prob- . ably best to meet with them to go over expecta- tions, Fall Fest, working the stand and other vari- ous items. Matt Leek will set up a time to meet with the two senior moms who are in charge of it this year. New Business The board discussed the Youth Football League and- their percentage of profit from concessions. The youth league receives profit from concessiOn sales, less the startup money. We then cut the league a check on a monthly basis. The board ‘ discussed'Mary’s role: in their concessions and stressed the importance of heronly opening the stand and, the league making sure they have the volun- teers to work the stand. Matt indicated he would. have a conversation With the youth board regarding Mary. Darin Hirl motioned the 50%/50% split between the league and the boost- ers, seconded by Nancy LaVellezg Motion carried. Homecoming is sched- uled for September 11th. Matt indicated the alumni are having some type of festivities before the game. The NSEF is having a booth at this event, but he is unsure of the exact de- tails at this time. The board discussed this and felt it would be necessary to support this event in any way they could. Matt will get more information and pass it along at the next meeting. , Sara .Neil presented some (possible new items SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES ‘ SPONSORED BY: orwalk Warriors ; Thursday, September 3, 2015 talk: Athletic Booster "Club" July . for Warrior Wear. Sara had Several items at tonight’s meeting. The board dis— cussed the new items and whatWould be best to of- fer for this year. Last year’s sales were $8,000, but we have $3,600 left in ourex— isting inventOry. We dis- cussed what the best route to take with the inventory and what items to offer. After some discussion, Darin Hirl motioned we give Sara $2,400 to spend on new inventory and the replenishing of the previ- ous year’s apparel that we need to get more sizes, sec- onded by Jennifer Kreider. Motion carried. The board further discussed that in- stead of Sara delivering the apparel to those who have ordered, we will work with the vendor to ship the items to the people who have ordered. Fall Fest is coming up on August 20th. Darin Hirl suggested we put together a video about the Booster Clubthat showcases the sports .and what the Concluded p. 9 *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK ' l *NORWAL 285-4900 1 :981-4454 256-9000 " *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH K FAMILY DENTISTRY *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT’S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STAN DRIDGE GROUP *N/WARREN T 229-5310 981-0406 OWN & COUNTY NEWS