VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES March 15, 2007
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Glen Wink Belinda Wink Barb Wittmer Dale Flesner
Mark Anderson Chad Weisel
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Jim Baxter Curt Flesner Arlene Bosek Gregg Baxter
Rick Anderson Bill Maynard Gene Sullivan Dave Fuerstenberg
Todd Lanners Steve Hoskins Jeff Crosby Jim Stratton
Others in attendance: Hugh Myers, Syl & Bev Schmidt, Mike Gustafson, Jim Bosek, KayCee Bosek,
Natasha Bosek, Crystal Bosek, Carol Wenner , Jennifer Schmidt, Dan Lindquist, Craig Erickson,
Jack Ohren (Dale’s grandson), Larry Kvitek, Chuck Bokinskie, Stephen Henry, Ron Hoffman,
Ken & Vera Anderson, Merrill Pedersen and Mark Christianson
Meeting Called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Glen Wink.
Change docking to stocking on the Chain of Lakes. Minutes were approves with change.
General Checking Account Thrivent General Account Prudential Account
$3,422.28 $27,712.23 $13,583.47
Tree Account Thrivent Habitat Account Ice Fishing Challenge
$1,157.72 $3,826.18 $110,000.00
Curt moved to accept treasurers’ report, seconded by Gene. Motion passed.
4-H ambassadors to report on trip to Washington to bring clothing they sewed for injured soldiers. They also would like to use the Bemo building on April 1st for Easter egg hunt. Jim B moved to let them use building, seconded by Arlene. Motion passed.
Carol Wenner and Jennifer Schmidt from the Chamber Heritage Fest were here to talk about diversity in the community and the idea of Heritage Fest to be help Memorial day weekend at the Fort. Asked if our club would like to be a part of the event. We could promote the Sportsmen at the event. Booth is 10 X 10 the cost is $20.00.
Þ Bill updated us on the Williams property, 3 weeks to have appraised. Offer by end of May. Still working on getting pledges.
Þ Ice fishing Challenge update, each group should receive about 15,000. Thoughts of changing the format of the event, we have 2 more years on our commitment to hotel association group. We need a committee chair from the Viking Sportsmen. Gave Chad & Jim a huge thank you for all the work this year.
Þ Banquet is right around the corner, March 29th. Will meet at Jan’s at 8:00 a.m., load items and go set up at the ballroom. We need someone to confirm that we have the whole area it set up this year, Gus will do that. We will be working on the program on the 23rd and 24th, anyone who wishes to come help all are welcome. Curt and Todd are taking care of the games, Craig will be our MC and Roger will be auctioneer again this year.
Þ Wood duck houses are coming tomorrow from Dan Cleland and the Boy Scouts.
Þ Stephen Henry would like to see the memorial sign put up this summer at the Bemo Pond.
Þ Jim Stratton received matching funds from ITW and would like the money to be used for camperships for Boy Scouts, the amount received is 1,500.00, seconded by Arlene.
Þ Bill Maynard brought up that Jerry Engelbrecht would like to see a scholarship fund set up in his fathers name. Have and announcement for anyone who would like to donate to the scholarship during the banquet. The first carving Art did to be auctioned at banquet. Mark Anderson moved to start Art Engelbrecht Scholarship Fund with items that are auctioned the night of banquet, seconded by Jim Baxter. Mark amended his motion that we approve to start scholarship and fund the scholarship for $500.00 for this year and match carving sales to come out of our general account. Jim seconded it again. Motion passed.
Þ Youth firearm league, Mark Anderson got a request from Larry Gebhardt for a donation, Mark moved to donate 500.00 for this, seconded by Chuck. Motion passed
Þ Mark presented a letter from Chuck Vukonich, orange township raising money to restore habitat, the cost of the project is about 10,000.00.
Þ Jr Vikings are doing a small solicitation for fundraising event on April 21st. Having an Elk Feed. They are also going on their annual South Dakota trip leaving on the 21st of March.
Þ Gene reported that the t-shirts to promote the fish stocking are ready for the banquet.
Þ Craig brought a request from Vanessa Bruggerman needing to raise money for bows for the physical education department. Jim Stratton has info to help pay for these items
Þ The budget committee presented the budget for the rest of this year. Motion by Chad, seconded by Bill to approve budget. Motion passed.
Arlene moved to adjourn, seconded by Jim Baxter. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned.
Next meeting is Thursday April 19, 2007 at the Bemo Building
Supper at 6:30 with meeting to follow Banquet committee will serve
Þ SECRETARY REPORT FYI – Upcoming Events
Þ TREASURER’S REPORT Banquet March 29, 2007
Þ OLD BUSINESS Sr. Fishing July 11,2007
Þ NEW BUSINESS
GLEN WINK 320-763-2410
MARK ANDERSON 320-886-2913
BELINDA WINK 320-763-2410
BARB WITTMER 320-808-6787
DALE FLESNER 320-763-4817
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
CHAD WEISEL 320-815-9250
CLIFF EMMERT 320-763-4328
BILL MAYNARD 320-886-5561
JIM BAXTER 320-859-4616