September 2008 Newsletter

VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES  August 13, 2008

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Glen Wink          Belinda Wink          Mark Anderson            Barb Wittmer

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Jim Baxter                    Roger Wittmer              Bill Maynard                       Todd Lanners           

Gene Sullivan                Arlene Bosek                Curt Flesner                         Gregg Baxter

Others in attendance:  Ron Hoffman, Larry Kvitek, Chuck Kaley, Carl Kremer, Gus, Merrill Pedersen, Chuck Bokinskie, Ken and Vera Anderson Paul Hanson and Jon Schneider.

 

Meeting called to order by President Glen Wink.

 

Jon Schneider was here to talk about Lake Jennie project and ask for a donation.

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT

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

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

General Checking                                  Thrivent General Fund              Habitat Day

$21,837.27                                            $71,663.90                                $3,106.11

 

Prudential Scholarship                               Tree Account                                    Ice Fishing Challenge

$11,139.87                                            Closed                                      $113,000.00

Motion by Mark to accept treasurer’s report, seconded by Curt.  Motion passed.

 

OLD BUSINESS

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

Þ   Banquet for next year – Jim Baxter 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.  Date is Sept. 11, 2008 4-7 P.M.  Sign up sheet was passed around for those who wanted to help with this event.

Þ   Dedicated Funding – we should try to get e-mail addresses at the fair booth so we can send out information.

NEW BUSINESS

Þ   Mark moved to move our September meeting from Thursday to Wednesday so members could attend the DU Banquet, seconded by Gene.  Motion passed.

Þ   Mark moved to move our October meeting from Thursday to Wednesday so members could attend the Deer Hunters Banquet, seconded by Gene.  Motion passed.

Þ   Gus from the Deer Hunters thanked us for letting them use the building for firearm safety class.

Þ   Gus brought up that MN Deer Hunters is bringing a Big Buck Display to Alexandria in October for the Jr High students, and requested a donation to help cover cost.  Motion by Mark to donate $225.00 for the show, seconded by Arlene.  Motion passed.

Þ   Motion by Curt to donate $250.00 to Deer Hunters for their upcoming banquet and $250.00 to DU for their upcoming banquet, seconded by Arlene.  Motion passed.

Þ   The Lake Jennie project request was tabled until next meeting, Jon will be at the meeting.

 

Þ   Bill brought up that KIKV along with other groups is sponsoring an outdoor show at the Viking Plaza mall and thought it would be a great place to let people know what we do as a club.  Motion by Mark to participate at the cost of $100 for the booth, seconded by Paul Hanson.  Motion passed.  Sign up sheet was sent around for those who want to help with this event.

Þ   Serving in August – Barb & Roger Wittmer

 

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

 

Respectfully submitted

Barb Wittmer

Secretary

 

Next meeting is Wednesday September 17, 2008 at the Bemo building

Roger & Barb Serving

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Annual Meeting

Ice Fishing Challenge – Saturday February 9, 2008

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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