March 2007 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES February 15, 2007

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Chad Weisel                 Mark Anderson            Glen Wink                    Belinda Wink   

Dale Flesner

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Jim Baxter                    Curt Flesner                 Mike Moore                 Gregg Baxter

Rick Anderson Bill Maynard                 Gene Sullivan                Dave Fuerstenberg

Dwain Schuette            Steve Hoskins              Mark Anderson

Others in attendance: Hugh Myers, Bill Seykora, Syl & Bev Schmidt, Jerry Krebs, Mike Gustafson,

Ron Hoffman, John Peshek, Craig Erickson, Ken & Vera Anderson and Carl Kremer

 

Meeting Called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Chad Weisel.

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Ken Anderson to accept minutes, seconded by Dave Fuerstenberg.  Motion passed.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking Account                   Thrivent General Account                     Prudential Account

$5,479.26                                            $27,712.23                                          $13,583.47

Tree Account                                       Thrivent Habitat Account                      Ice Fishing Challenge

$1,157.54                                            $3,817.24                                           

Steve Hoskins moved to accept treasurers’ report, seconded by Gene Sullivan.  Motion passed.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Þ     Ice fishing challenge, lots of volunteers, about 3,000 people, sold out of raffle tickets.

Þ     Bill updated us on the Williams property, 3 weeks to have appraised.  Offer by end of May.  Still short by $90,000 of our 250,000.

Þ     Banquet is set for March 29 at the Broadway Ballroom.  If interested in helping contact Mark Anderson.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Þ     Lets go fishing representative Jim was here looking for volunteers to help with program.  Program runs from June 1 to end of September, Alexandria is the 15th Chapter; they are expecting 800 to 1,000 people to use during the 1st year.

Þ     Fishing committee would like to see extra fish docking on chain of lakes.  Put together a five year plan with DNR.  Fish $10/lb  $50,000 per year for stocking, looking for $5,000 donation, 2,700 lbs of fingerlings, want to double stock.  Motion by Dale to donate $5,000 for 5 years, seconded by Bill Maynard,  Passed

Þ     Jerry Krebs from Pheasants Forever was here to talk about their upcoming banquet.

Þ     Election of Officers:  Nominations are as follows  President Glen Wink, Treasurer Dale Flesner, Secretary Barb Wittmer, Vice President Belinda Wink, Vice President Mark Anderson, Chairman of the Board       Chad Weisel, Social Director Bill Maynard, Public Relations Jim Baxter.  Curt Flesner made a motion to cast a unanimous ballot, seconded by Ken Anderson.  Motion passed.

Þ     Report form Mike Gustafson on deer hides, Viking sportsmen will receive 625.25 and Deer hunters will

Receive 1,875.75.

Þ     Received a thank you from DU for donation.

Þ     Dwain reported on the food plots and banquet

 

Dave Fuerstenberg moved to adjourn, seconded by Curt.  Motion passed.  Meeting was adjourned.

 

 

Next meeting is Thursday March 15, 2007 at the Bemo Building

Supper at 6:30 with meeting to follow

 

Bring in your donations; we need everything turned in so we can work on the program.

 

 

AGENDA

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                                                       

Þ    Carol from the chamber will be here to talk to us about Awake the Lakes.

Þ    Douglas County 4-H Ambassadors would like to update us on their trip to Washington D.C.

                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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