July 2008 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES  June 19, 2008

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink          Belinda Wink          Barb Wittmer          Dale Flesner       Chad Weisel

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Gregg Baxter                Jim Baxter                    Syl Schmidt                   Roger Wittmer

Jim Stratton                  Gene Sullivan                Mike Moore                  Cliff Emmert

                                               

Others in attendance:  Paul Hanson, Ken & Vera Anderson, Stephen Henry, Bev Schmidt, Carl Kremer,

 

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

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Stephen Henry to accept minutes, seconded by Ken.  Motion passed.

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking                                  Thrivent General Fund               Habitat Day

$22,992.39                                            $71,385.88                                $3,603.66

 

Prudential Scholarship                            Tree Account                            Ice Fishing Challenge

$11,335.47                                            $994.03                                     $113,000.00

We have $3,000.00 coming from the Ice Fishing Challenge.  Motion by Gene to approve treasurer’s report, seconded by Jim S.  Motion passed.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Þ   Walleye stocking – Gene reported we are 400 lbs short of goal.  We thanked Gene for all the hard work he has done on this project.

Þ   Display board – Barb moved to spend up to $100 to have the board with pictures done in scrapbook fashion, will also have about us and the projects we are doing, seconded by Stephen Henry.  Motion passed.

Þ   Pamphlets – Glen has been putting some of this together, Mike Moore sent him what he had worked up a few years ago when we talked about updating the pamphlets.  The committee is Glen, Belinda, Jim Baxter and Barb.

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 talked with Allie at Holiday Inn, we penciled in April 2, 2009 with them, will be checking all options.  Committee will get together soon to talk about it.

NEW BUSINESS

Þ   Youth summer trap league – Jim Baxter moved to donate $500.00 to the league, seconded by Syl.  Motion passed.

Þ   Ice Fishing Challenge – Jim Stratton stated the challenge was meeting on Tuesday the 24th at the Bemo building at 7-7:30 p.m.  Working on getting a major sponsor.  The Hotel assn is adding 10,000 for advertising in the metro area, to encourage more participation from there.  The challenge needs more Viking Sportsmen Members to help out with the event.

Þ   Dale reported that Bill Maynard is looking into the gun safe, working with Shooting Sports Outlet.

Þ   Jim Stratton would like to specify where the monies he gets from the matching funds from ITW.  He would like it to go to Jr. Viking Sportsmen, and to purchase a digital camera to take pictures during the various events we hold each year with the remaining to go to the Boy Scouts camp..  Motion by Stephen, seconded by Paul to accept the money with those provisions.  Motion passed

Þ   Senior fishing starts at noon at Arrowwood on Wednesday July 9th, the monthly meeting will follow about 5:30.  Come help if you can or come eat supper before the meeting.

Þ   Barb will check with Alex Ag, the Country Store to see when the fall event is that they would like Viking Sportsmen to participate in with them.

 

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

 

Respectfully submitted

Barb Wittmer

Secretary

 

Next meeting is Wednesday July 9, 2008 at the Bemo building

Supper served after they come back from fishing at the 4-H food stand until about

5:15-5:30 Meeting to follow

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Sr. Fishing Wednesday July 9, 2008

Douglas County Fair August 14-17 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

 

 

 

 

                    


Meeting Agenda for July 9, 2008

 

Call meeting to order

Secretary’s Report:

Treasurer’s Report:

  Old Business:

I.               Display board

            II.         New pamphlets

            III.       Sign up for Fair Booth

           

 New Business:

            I.          Volunteer to serve August meeting

 

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