September 2007 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES August 15, 2007

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink                     Belinda Wink               Mark Anderson            Barb Wittmer              

Dale Flesner                 Chad Weisel               

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Bill Maynard                 Cliff Emmert                 Arlene Bosek               Todd Lanners

Jim Baxter                    Curt Flesner                 Steve Hoskins              Dwain Schuette

Rick Anderson Gene Sullivan               

                                   

Others in attendance:  Jerry Engelbrecht, Merrill Pedersen, Art Engelbrecht, Myrtle Trenne,

Larry Kvitek, Roger Wittmer, Stephen G. Henry, Ron Hoffman, Syl & Bev Schmidt, Donna Bergner,

Mike “Gus” Gustafson and Don Gayken

 

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

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Motion by Jim B seconded by Steve to approve minutes as printed.  Motion passed.

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking Account                   Thrivent General Account                     Prudential Account

$6,032.55                                            $68,991.95                                          $12,784.95

Tree Account                                       Thrivent Habitat Account                      Ice Fishing Challenge

$1,828.45                                            $2,650.75                                            $112,191.67

Motion by Steve seconded by Roger to approve treasurer’s report.  Motion passed.

OLD BUSINESS

Þ     Bill updated us on the scholarship fundraiser for Art, event will be Sept 8 at Elk Lake Heritage Preserve.   8:00 registration, hunting beginning at 9:00.  11:00 lunch.  There will be a free will offering.  VIP packages mailed out and need to be sent back by Sept 1st.  Need volunteers, contact Mark at 320-760-2559 after 6:00

Þ     Last month John moved to request 1,500.00 seed money to support Art Engelbrecht Scholarship fundraiser and other support as needed later, contingent on approval of board members.  Motion passed at Aug mtg.

Þ     Bill updated us on the Williams property, the state made its final offer.

Þ     Web page is being worked on.

Þ     Fair booth Barb said we still need help for a few spots.

Þ     Banquet will be March 27, 2007

Þ     Bemo pond sign, wood is here, needs to be lettered, Mark will contact Bob Wise.  Committee to get sign up is Steve Hosking, Mark Anderson and Roger Wittmer

Þ     Cliff updated us on the hardwood property, the forestry person who came out to look at woods was amazed at the quality of the hardwoods.  DNR will work with us.  Dewayne Bisek said he would give us access to get in and out, he also is considering putting 108 acres into wildlife area.

NEW BUSINESS

Þ     Lease for building between Viking Sportsmen and the School district.  Motion by Curt, seconded by Arlene to renew lease.  Motion passed.

Þ     Alex youth trap league took 62/100 at nationals.  Was brought up that we need to consider a limit to spend on youth activities.

Þ     Need a co-chairperson for the Ice Fishing Challenge from Viking Sportsmen.  Curt Flesner volunteered.

Þ     Raffle tickets are here for the Ice Fishing Challenge please pick yours up tonight or contact Jim Stratton for yours.  Jim can be reached at 808-5096.

Þ     Mark acknowledged DATA for donation to Jr. Viking Sportsmen of $500.00.  Send Thank you card to them.

Þ     Mike Shelden through Mark wanted to thank the sportsmen for the use of the Bemo building for firearm safety classes.

Þ     Dean Beck would like to use the Bemo building in September for a meeting on restrictions on lakes.

Þ     Syl wanted to let us know about ATV training October 6 at Alexandria Shooting Park.  This training is open to youth 11-15 years old

Þ     Mark had a request again this year to help pay for a summer intern to help with CRP sign up.  There was a motion and second to donate what we gave last year which was $380.00.  Motion passed.

Þ     DU would like a donation for their banquet coming up September 20, 2007.  Motion by Barb, seconded by Cliff to donate $250.00.  Motion passed.

 

Motion by Arlene, seconded by Jim B to adjourn.  Motion passed.

Meeting was adjourned.

 

 

 

 

 

Next meeting is Wednesday September 19, 2007 at the Bemo Building

Supper at 6:30 with meeting to follow

Art serving

 

 

AGENDA

Þ    SECRETARY REPORT                                              FYI – Upcoming Events

Þ    TREASURER’S REPORT                                           January   Annual Meeting

Þ    OLD BUSINESS                                                        February 9, 2008 Ice Fishing Challenge

Youth league reporting on nationals                           March 27, 2008 Banquet

Art Engelbrecht Scholarship Fundraiser

Update on Williams property                                                   

Þ    NEW BUSINESS

Speaker for annual meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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