August 2008 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES  July 9, 2008

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink          Barb Wittmer          Mark Anderson

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Jim Baxter                    Roger Wittmer              Bill Maynard                       Todd Lanners

Jim Stratton                  Gene Sullivan                 Arlene Bosek                Cliff Emmert

Others in attendance:  Leonard Anderson and Larry Kvitek

 

Meeting called to order at 5:55 p.m. by President Glen Wink.

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Gene to accept minutes, seconded by Mark.  Motion passed.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

Dale wasn’t at the meeting but got the report to me the next day.

General Checking                                  Thrivent General Fund              Habitat Day

$24,232.66                                            $71,525.18                                $3,105.14

 

Prudential Scholarship                               Tree Account                                    Ice Fishing Challenge

$11,139.87                                            Closed                                      $113,000.00

OLD BUSINESS

Þ   Display board – Barb is working on this, we need info on the various projects going on.

Þ   Pamphlets –The committee of Glen, Belinda, Jim Baxter and Barb is still waiting for info from committees.

Þ   Fair booth – see Belinda for a spot to help out, should have raffle tickets for the ice fishing challenge by then.

Þ   Scholarship recipients – see if we can get them at the next meeting so we can get pictures of them.

Þ   Banquet for next year – Jim Baxter checking on prices and rooms, still waiting for Broadway Ballroom, hopes to have more info at next meeting.

Þ   Website – The address is www.vikingsportsmen.org, check it out there is more work to be done but it is a work in progress.

Þ   Customer appreciation day at Alex Ag-The Country Store – Harv would like Viking Sportsmen to participate at this event to let the community know more about us and what we do.  Since the meeting in July I have talked to Harv and the date is in September.  I will have more info at the August meeting.

Þ   Dedicated Funding – Mark would like clubs from around the county to get together and pool resources, he would like to see a billboard up, cost is approx $700.00.  Mark, Gene, Bill and Jerry Krebs is on the committee to get advertising and info out to the public about this issue.

Þ   Bemo sign is done.

Þ   Safe will be delivered July 10th.

Þ   Roger Holmes Wildlife Management Area – Building was removed.  Checking on if some of the food plots were planted this year.

NEW BUSINESS

Þ   Arlene moved to give the Chippewa 4-H club 150.00 for helping all day with Sr. Fishing, seconded by Barb.  Motion passed

Þ   Serving in August – Glen and Belinda Wink

 

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

 

Respectfully submitted

Barb Wittmer

Secretary

 

Next meeting is Wednesday August 13, 2008 at the Bemo building

We will be setting up for the fair.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Douglas County Fair August 14-17 2008

Annual Meeting

Ice Fishing Challenge

Banquet

 

 

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

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