April 2008 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES  March 20, 2008

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink          Belinda Wink          Mark Anderson          Barb Wittmer         

Dale Flesner       Chad Weisel 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Mike Moore        Syl Schmidt, Jr.      Curt Flesner                 Rick Anderson    Roger Wittmer

Steve Hoskins     Todd Lanners          Jerry Krebs                    Gene Sullivan                Dwain Schuette

Gregg Baxter        Jim Baxter                Arlene Bosek               Jim Stratton

Others in attendance:  Gus, Syl, & Bev Schmidt, Don Gayken, Chuck Kaley, DeWayne Bisek, Paul Hanson,

Merrill Pedersen, Ken & Vera Anderson, Marvin, Paul Martinek, & Dan Lindquist.     

 

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Glen Wink.

 

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Dwain, seconded by Ken, to accept minutes.  Motion passed.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking                                 Thrivent General Fund              Habitat Day

$11,930.51                                          $70,889.24                                          $2,688.20

 

Prudential Scholarship               Tree Account                                       Ice Fishing Challenge

$13,363.41                                          $1,831.21                                            $124,039.39

Motion by Rick, seconded by Arlene to accept treasurer’s report.  Motion passed

 

OLD BUSINESS

Þ   Ice Fishing Challenge, still waiting for all bills to come in then will get final results.  Next years date is February 7, 2009

Þ   Habitat day was a huge success, the Jr. Vikings worked at getting donations, and Garfield Truss cut the pieces for wood duck houses.  The mall was pleased with how they cleaned up after the event.

Þ   Walleye stocking – last week put more fish in Le Homme Dieu.  Greg Eigen took pictures and is putting something in the newspaper, will also mention the upcoming banquet.

Þ   Banquet March 27, will be working on program this next week, Friday and Saturday, help is needed come when you can, with program ready to go to printers on Monday the 24th.

Þ   Logging on the hardwoods, need to wait for ground to firm up to finish bringing out the wood.  We need to get a new letter out about our stand not to have anyone on the hardwoods and that we are willing to prosecute if need be.  Motion by Roger, seconded by Jim Baxter to have Dwain get the letter together.  Motion passed

NEW BUSINESS

Þ   Dock for Lake Mina access was discussed.  Mark moved that if Bruce Winterfeldt from DNR waterways says ok to have a dock on Lake Mina our club would pay $2850.00 for it, seconded by Ken Anderson.  Motion passed.  The matter was tabled until we hear from Bruce; hopefully we can have him at our next meeting.

Þ   May meeting will be at the hardwoods property to put up signs

Þ   Speaker for April see if we can get Bruce Winterfeldt.

Þ   Serve for April meeting will be the banquet committee.

Þ   Youth day at Luther Crest on Saturday May 17th for youth 0-18 years old to participate.  They are looking for help with the event possibly the Jr. Vikings.  Bev Bales and Bryan Bymers are setting this up.

Þ   Country Store Alex Ag is having a hunter day in August and would like Viking Sportsmen to be there to promote what we do in the county.

Þ   Mark Anderson would like to see a committee of people to promote our goals.  Dan moved that we get a committee together and give them $500.00 start up money and that Mark to chair the committee, seconded by Curt.  Motion passed.

Þ   July 9th is senior fishing day.  Contact Arlene Bosek if you have a pontoon or would like to help with the event.

Þ   Sportsmen for Change will be a banquet; Garry Leaf and Bob Lessard will have a display explaining the amendment that will be on the ballot this fall.

 

 

Motion to adjourn by Arlene, seconded by Mike.  Motion passed.

 

Respectfully submitted

Barb Wittmer

Secretary

 

 

 

Next meeting is Thursday April 17, 2008 at the Bemo Building

Supper at 6:30 Meeting at 7:00

Banquet committee will be serving

 

Upcoming Events

Sr. Fishing  Wednesday July 9, 2008

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT

GLEN WINK  320-763-2410

VICE PRESIDENT

MARK ANDERSON  320-886-2913

VICE PRESIDENT

BELINDA WINK  320-763-2410

SECRETARY

BARB WITTMER  320-808-6787

TREASURER

DALE FLESNER  320-763-4817

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

CHAD WEISEL  320-815-9250

HISTORIAN

CLIFF EMMERT  320-763-4328

SOCIAL DIRECTOR

BILL MAYNARD  320-886-5561

PUBLIC RELATIONS

JIM BAXTER   320-859-4616

 

 


April 17, 2008 Meeting Agenda

 

Call Meeting to order

 

 

Secretary’s Report:

 

Treasurer’s Report:

 

 

 

 

Old Business:

 

 

I. Annual Banquet wrap-up

 

II. Ice Fishing Challenge (any new information?)

 

 

 

 

 

New Business:

 

 

I. Pheasant Release

 

II. Display board for showing projects that we put our money towards

 

III. Look at getting new pamphlets about our club.

 

IV. Volunteer to serve for May meeting at “The Hardwoods”

 

 

 

 

Clean out trailer and organize back room.

 

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