January 2009 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES  December 18, 2008

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink          Belinda Wink                      Mark Anderson                      Barb Wittmer     Dale Flesner

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Roger Wittmer      Bill Maynard         Todd Lanners 

Gene Sullivan        Dwain Schuette    Arlene Bosek 

Curt Flesner         Jim Baxter            Steve Hoskins 

Jim Stratton          Gregg Baxter        Syl Schmidt    

Mike Moore

Others in attendance:  Chuck Bokinskie, Dewayne Bisek, Bev Schmidt,

Don Gayken, Merrill Pedersen & Paul Hanson.

 

Meeting called to order by President Glen Wink.

 

 

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Curt to accept minutes, seconded by Roger.  Motion passed.

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking            Thrivent General Fund           Habitat Day                 

$17,737.85                       $29,830.60                            $2,947.00                    

 

Prudential Scholarship                   Ice Fishing Challenge                     

$8,326.96                                      $90,629.74                               

Hardwoods payment was put into a CD.

Engelbrecht Scholarship money was put into a CD.

 

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

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

Þ   Display board /Pamphlets – still working on it

Þ   Banquet – Working on gambling permit.  Will call a meeting of the committee.

Þ   Speaker for annual meeting – Mark asked Senator Ingebrigtsen to speak at our annual meeting on

       January 15, 2009.  It will be at the Elks Club.  Social hour 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 with meeting to follow.

Þ   Ice Fishing Challenge – Major prizes will be seen around town in the next week.  Need more people to help.

Þ   After discussion about the budget – Syl moved to approve the budget, seconded by Gregg.  Motion passed.

Þ   Bemo Pond Sign – Will be putting it up in the spring.

Þ   Donation for Brian P. Johnson benefit to be held January 11, 2009.  Barb moved to donate 2 jackets and 2 hats, seconded by Jim B.  Motion passed

Þ   Fish stocking – Chain is done; more lakes are still looking into the program.

NEW BUSINESS

Þ   Need to find a replacement for treasurer; Dale would like to step down in February.  Jim Stratton said he would accept the position.  Roger moved that there be two signatures on checks over $200.00, the treasurer and either the President or Secretary, seconded by Gene.  Motion Passed.  Arlene moved to put utilities on direct pay with the rest of the bills to be approved at meeting, seconded by Curt.  Motion passed.

Þ   Board members up for re-election are:  Curt Flesner, Belinda Wink, Mike Moore, Dale Flesner, Dwain Schuette, Arlene Bosek and Jim Baxter.

Þ   Dock on Lake Mina was put in this summer, we will also be getting one more dock at a location of our choice, lakes Blackwell, Freeborn and Grant were suggested.  Jim Stratton will let Bruce Winterfeldt know our choices and give him the check for the dock.

Þ   Kid’s food plots were judged before Cliff left for the winter, the committee put on 187 miles and looked at quite a few good food plots.  Little wildlife was seen this year as they drove around.

Þ   Selection of the Art Engelbrecht Conservation Award was made; the committee would like to add the word lifetime somewhere in the title.  Will discuss it more at the next meeting.

Þ   Todd Lanners asked if we had heard that Roger Holmes passed away this past week.

Þ   Mark updated us on the Lake Jennie project, looks to be progressing well, will be a wildlife lake.

Þ   Monday December 22 is the next Jr. Viking meeting, they will have a speaker if anyone wants to attend they are welcome, this isn’t just for guys, girls can come and join also.  7:00 at the Bemo Building.

 

 

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

 

Respectfully submitted

Barb Wittmer

Secretary

 

 

Next meeting is Thursday January 15, 2009 at the Elks Club

It is the Annual meeting.  Social Hour 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 with

Meeting to follow

 

Speaker:  Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen

 

Upcoming Events

 

Annual Meeting Thursday January 15, 2009

Ice Fishing Challenge – Saturday February 7, 2009

Banquet – April 2, 2009

 

 

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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