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September 2021 Minutes

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

September 8, 2021

Attendance

Trixie Pankey, Kristen Kimmel, Julie Ahlden, Lisa McMillan, Jenny Leonard, Sandy Howe, Julie Reed, Marisa Perzee, Kris Kimmel, Karey Tammen

  • August 2021 Minutes: Kristen K. motioned to approve the minutes; Julie A. 2nd the motion; motion passed
  • Treasurer’s Report: Sandy H. motioned to approve the minutes; Marisa 2nd the motion; motion passed  

Old Business

  • Arrow paintings for town update- Julie: will be done before homecoming
  • Sports Program/Ad Sales Update and Donations/Gift Card- Trixie: Final total: $19,475; waiting on checks from a few; Programs printed;  Gift Card amount was proposed to increase to $75 Zach for ad sales this year; Kristen K.  motioned; Julie A. seconded; motion passed.
  • Concession Stand Updates- Julie/Marisa/Trixie/Sandy: No updates
  • Fire Dept/ Banks & Churches Update- Marisa and Lisa M.: All set, no updates.
  • Apparel Update- Lisa M. and Trixie: No update, will get an update this next week. 
  • Hometown Hero Update- Marisa and Lisa M.: In addition to free admission, Heroes will get some Raider gear from the table; Reading of essays at halftime before the band.

Guests  

New Business

  • Uniform Rotation – $5000 to HS and $2000 to MS; $500 to the Student Council.  Lisa M. motioned to approve and Julie A. 2nded; Motioned passed
  • Theme for Oct. 1st- Cheer? or Karey has an idea to present:  A Down Syndrome awareness event; for every down, have a sponsorship/donation towards the fund. 
  • Themes for VB instead of Pack the Place-Trixie touching base with Raider Rowdies to see if they have any ideas;  Continue brainstorming for this, soccer, golf and CC
  • Homecoming Week- Concessions for Powder Puff and Iron Man, Golf Cart in Parade and Candy, Tailgate Committee (Lisa M/ Lisa T/ Julie R/ Heather F)- concessions hosted by student council; Tailgate update: Inflatables is confirmed; waiting on cotton candy update; Trixie taking care of music.
  • Metal Signs for the Field-they are up
  • Utility Pole Signs- Karey- Raider Pride on poles leading to the school
  • Wall of Fame Committee Formation- Trixie, Jenny and possible Kristy A. 

Round table

  • Trailer- Clean Out Date/ Alternative Solution: Looking at cost for storage pod. Julie R. is looking into cost
  • It was proposed that we feed the Paxton firemen the night of Hometown Heroes and donate $100 to the Paxon Fire Department for their generosity of letting us use theirs for our event.  Julie A. motioned; Trixie 2nd; Motion carried

Important Dates:

Next Booster Club Meeting: October 13th @6:30

Jenny L. motioned to adjourn; Lisa T. 2nded the motion; motioned passed

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August 2021 Minutes

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

August 11, 2021

Attendance

Julie Alhden, Trixie Pankey, Marisa Perzee, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Kristy Arie, Lisa McMillan, Lisa Thiele, Heather Frank,Kathy Norcott Carrie Tammen

  • June 2021 Minutes Julie motioned to approve; Lisa M.  seconded
  • Treasurer’s business/report- Request for an additional debit card for concession stand purchases-Lisa M. motioned to approve, Lisa T. seconded  motioned to approve

Old Business

  • Outdoor concession stand flooring project update- project completed.  Invoice has been forwarded to Kristen for payment.
  • Arrow paintings for town update-Still in process, waiting on responses.
  • Sports Program/Ad Sales Update- Ads are going great, wrapping things up and things will be forwarded onto Iroquois Print as things are finished up this upcoming week. 
    Proposal was made for $500 to the yearbook for the ad; and $750 to basketball- Heather motioned it, Julie seconded it.  
  • Fall Duties- update

       * Pocket Calendars- (Trixie) they are in; being distributed. 

       * Concession Stands- (Julie, Marisa, Sandy) Looking into a new concessions door; Price increases based on cost increases.  Additional keys are being made (Kristy is getting them)

       * Pork Producers- (Julie)

       * Fire Dept- (Marisa) Danforth 27; Onarga 10th, GIlman 8th– one from each for the 16th.  Thawville is still getting back to Marisa.

       * Banks/Churches- (Lisa M) Meet the Raiders( Catholic Church 20th) Prospect bank 27th; Federated Bank 10th; First Trust Danforth 1st; Iroquois  Farmers 8th;  Life Church16th

       * Apparel- (Lisa/Trixie/Heather T)-LIsa and Trixie designed them, Iroquois print making them;Heather Tammen managing apparel table for games.

       * Popcorn/Bags/Napkins-Kristen K. picking them up.  (Napkins in storage)

       * Activity Passes-Kathy Norcott has those completed. 

Guests  

New Business

  • Debit card for Concession Chairs/New President-motioned passed in Treasurers business
  • Open Houses-Mon/Tues each school is going to have a table with a pocket calendar.  Proposed that we have a table with activity pass for the Middle School (Julie Reed volunteering)
  • Meet the Raiders- Concessions, Apparel/Pass Table, Advertising, Other ideas- Starting at 5:30; Kristy is finalizing the schedule.  
  • Classes for Specific Sports:F-JV Football/Girls Basketball, Soph-Soccer & Volleyball, 

Juniors- Varsity FB Cookies/ Boys Basketball; Student Council are working powerpuff/ironman and taking proceeds for that night (30%)

  • Football Game Themes/ Form Committees-

Aug. 27- Youth Night(Trixie)/ Sept 10- Hometown Hero(Marisa, Clint and Lisa M.)/ Oct. 1-?(possibly cheerleaders mini camp)/Raiders Rowdies;  Oct. 8th- Homecoming & Tailgate (Lisa M., Lisa T., Julie R. Heather)  / Oct. 16th- Senior Day 

  • Equipment for upcoming MS Softball program-Kris Kimmel is asking for help with catchers equipment, helmets, game balls and storage bags for all;  More specifics may come in the fall after coaches are hired.  Up to $1500 was motioned by Heather F., Julie A- seconded it.  
  • Wall of Fame Committee Formation-tabled until the next meeting

Round table

Important Dates:

Next Booster Club Meeting: September 8th 6:30 PM

Julie moved to adjourn, Marisa seconded it. 

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July Minutes 2021

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

July 7, 2021

Attendance

Julie Alhden, Trixie Pankey, Marisa Perzee, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Kristy Arie

  • June 2021 Minutes Kristen motioned to approve; Marisa seconded
  • Treasurer’s Report- Marisa motioned to approve; Trixie seconded 

Old Business

  • Outdoor concessions
    • flooring- Ben will be looking to complete the task in August
  • Arrow paintings for town- Marisa is going to work with Julie

Guests  

New Business

  • Splitting duties for Fall- Class sponsors will be taking on organizing concession stands
    • Pocket calendars-Prospect Bank– Trixie is going to touch base with Brenda
    • Ordering Product for concession stands: Julie taking on outdoor concessions; Marisa taking on indoor concessions and Trixie and Julie Reed together on the Middle school concessions
    • Meet the Raiders-Julie A. talking with pork producers to do sandwiches and grilling sandwiches for the football games. 
    • Assign people to call each town’s fire departments to serve at football games-Marisa is going to call them.  
    • People to ask for following donations
      • Popcorn-Iroquois Federal
      • Popcorn bags-Iroquois Federal 
      • Napkins-Trixie asking Brenda at Prospect 
    • New apparel to sell- Trixie and Lisa M. working on this project
    • New apparel to throw out/give away at games
    • Order Activity Passes-Trixie contacting Kathy Norcott
    • Important Fall dates:  Homecoming and Senior Night; Hometown Hero night 9/10; Possible tailgate on October 1st– August 27th possible yfl/cheer night
  • Get sports schedule to Gilman Star
  • Update on sports programs-$7650 committed already; waiting for more to update next meeting
  • Elections for board positions:
    • Secretary Cecilia stepping down
    • President Heather stepping down
    • Danforth- Sandi Howe
    • Gilman- Marisa Perzee
    • Crescent City-Julie Ahlden
    • Thawville-Doug Miller

Newly elected officers for the 2021-2022 school year

  • Trixie Pankey President
  • Lisa Thiele-Secretary
  • Kristen Kimmel- Treasurer
  • Gilman VP-Marisa Perzee
  • Danforth VP- Sandy Howe and Jenny Leonard 
  • Onarga VP- Julie Read 
  • Crescent- Julie Ahlden
  • Thawville- Doug Miller

Round table

Important Dates:

Next Booster Club Meeting: August 11th

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June Minutes 2021

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB 

June 2, 2021 

Attendance 

Heather Frank, Sandi Howe, Trixie Pankey, Kristy Arie, Kris Kimmel, Marissa Perzee, Lisa McMillan 

  • April 2021 Minutes- Marissa Perzee  motioned to approve; Sandi Howe seconded 
  • Treasurer’s Report- Trixie Pankey motioned to approve; Lisa McMillan seconded 

Old Business 

  • Coach’s Dinner:- Waiting for a few RSVP’s.  7:30 dinner   

Guests   

New Business 

  • Ad ‘s for fall- Trixie has volunteered to send out letters to businesses.  She will then take players to business to collect money. 
  • Board Positions: 
  • Danforth – Sandi Howe 
  • Gilman- Marissa Perzee 
  • Crescent City- 
  • Thawville- 
  • Heather will be stepping down as President 
  •     Vidswap- Similar to HUDL where coaches can upload film after game, can be used for training options.  We voted to approve the purchase of Vidswap 
  • Concrete for outside stand- Ben Cox will to be notified to complete the job.   
  • Arrows made from Craig- Julie A. had it approved by the City of Gilman to paint on the road leading to the school.  It was discussed to use a fundraiser for the football team.   

Round table- Discussion of construction for future weight room  

Important Dates: 

Sandi Howe motioned to adjourn; Lisa McMillan seconded.  Motion passed.  

Next Booster Club Meeting:  July 7, 2021  

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April Minutes 2021

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

April 13, 2021

Attendance

Heather Frank, Jenny Leonard, Lisa McMillan, Lisa Thiele, Julie Ahlden, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Trixie Pankey, Kristy Arie

Lisa McMillan motioned to approve the minutes– Julie Ahlden seconded; all in favor-motion carried..  

Treasurer’s Report was presented- Jenny Leonard motioned to approve; Lisa Thiele seconded it; all in favor-motion carried. 

Old Business

  • Concession stand
  • Coach’s Dinner
  • T-shirt contest; old backbone Raider t-shirt:  Looking into after spring break for the tailend of this school year and making the shirts for the fall-tabled until next meeting

Guests  

New Business

  • Outside IW signs-signage is looking rough; may need to talk with school to help with getting those updated.
  • Quotes on concession floors-Cox Decorative Concrete $1800 quoted for the floor (296 sq ft)–includes labor/material/equipment (Booster will have to remove all contents; will take approximately 3 hours to dry.  Waiting to get 1 more quote before moving forward. 
  • Baseball concessions-music department does not want to do it.  A few emails have been sent to see if there is any interest; Will revisit next meeting.
  • Sports Banquet-the school has been doing this for individual sports this year since there has not been the opportunity for banquets.
  • Coaches Dinner-June 18th is booked.  Invites being sent via email soon. 

Round table

It was mentioned getting IW painted in town that leads to the school.  Julie is going to make some calls to look into getting that project in motion.  

Important Dates:

Next Booster Club Meeting:  Next meeting is tentatively June 1st @6pm

Julie Ahlden moved to adjourn the meeting.  Lisa Thiele seconded it-motion carried.  

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Minutes March 2021

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

March 17, 2021

Attendance

Heather Frank, Jenny Leonard, Lisa Thiele, Julie Reed, Lisa McMillan, Trixie Pankey, Kristy Arie, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Marissa Perzee

  • February 2020 Minutes- Kristen Kimmel motioned to approve; Lisa McMillan seconded
  • Treasurer’s Report- Julie Reed motioned to approve; Lisa McMillan seconded

Old Business

  • Concessions:
    • Soccer/football and JV football concessions-  Booster club will take care of working the concession stand.  Heather is going to reach out to pork producers for pork burgers only this year.  
    • Baseball/softball concessions-potentially being coordinated by Music
    • Booster club or classes OR split?
  • Hometown Hero Scholarship
    • April 16th is the deadline

Guests  

New Business

  • Concession stand:  The floor is looking rough. Lisa Thiele is checking into an epoxy finish to hold up better than the paint.  
  • Coach’s Dinner-potentially June 18th. 
  • T-shirt contest; old backbone Raider t-shirt:  Looking into after spring break for the tailend of this school year and making the shirts for the fall.  

Round table

Important Dates:

Jenny Leonard motioned to adjourn; Lisa Thiele seconded.  Motion passed. 

Next Booster Club Meeting:  April 14th, 2021 @6pm 

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Minutes February 2021

IW Booster Minutes- February 24, 2021

Members present include: Lisa McMillan, Cecilia Lopez, Julie Ahlden, Heather Frank, Lisa Thiele, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Julie Read, Jenny Leonard

MINUTES: January minutes were reviewed. Lisa McMillan moved to approve; Julie Ahlden seconded; All in favor- motion carried

TREASURER’S REPORT: – Treasurer’s report presented. Julie Ahlden moved to approve; Lisa Thiele seconded; All in favor- motion carried

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Livestream capabilities- working well; some glitches every once in awhile

GUESTS: none

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Raider Rowdie t-shirts- side line cheerleaders for games; Julie Ahlden moved to make a motion to pay for t shirts; Lisa Thiele seconded; motion carried
  • Outdoor concessions
    • Football and soccer- may potentially have concessions; will need to wait and see if guidelines are changed.  Will need to look discuss this 
      • Senior Night to be first game of the season
      • Soccer starts March 9th– no concessions first week
      • Football to be discussed next meeting
    • Volleyball- no concessions as of now
    • Baseball and softball- Starts of April 23rd will need to discuss at next meeting
    • Booster club or classes OR split- to be discussed at next meeting
  • Hometown Hero Scholarship- Enough funds from last year to have a scholarship for two years; Lisa presented to get applications; Dane Thorne last year’s winning; Only had one applicant; will move to open it to be more broad “Hero”. Will be a $300 scholarship.

ROUND TABLE

  • Donation from Grand Prairie in the amount of $2,000; will send a Thank You card

 made a motion to adjourn; seconded

NEXT MEETING: March 17th @6PM

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Minutes January 2021

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

January 28, 2021

Attendance

Julie Ahlden, Heather Frank, Cecilia Lopez, Lisa Thiele, Julie Read, Kristy Arie, Kristen Kimmel, Trixie Pankey, Jenny Leonard, Sandy Howe, Doug Miller

Minutes-Cecilia moved to approve; Julie Ahleden seconded; all in favor-motion carried.  

  • November 2020 Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report- 

Julie Ahlden moved to approve the minutes and treasurers reports; Cecilia Lopez seconded.  All in favor-motion carried. 

Old Business

  • Apparel Sales–Sales have done well this year.  May do more apparel depending on how things go. 
  • Concession stands-no concession stands planned at this time; Booster club will donate water for all current sports (Middle School and High School).
  • Cutouts of people at games-This idea is being passed on at this time.  
  • Livestream capabilities $10.99/month or $69.99/year; information will be pushed out when things are up and running.  

Guests-none

New Business

  • Hudl Sports vs. Vidswap- Coach Arie shared updates; Hudl prices went up.  Vidswap has been looked into. Approximately $4300 for all stats for all sports.  This will be revisited after there is more information.
  • Hall of Fame- Coach Arie presented the idea of that IW potentially set up a Hall of Fame.  
  • Senior Night Activities-No updates at this time.  Kristy is going to look ta scheduling first to see what dates will work out.  

Round table

  • May want to start thinking about advertising for 2021 and how we want to go about it or if we want to approach it differently.  

Important Dates-

Next Booster Club Meeting:  February 24th

Julie Ahlden moved to adjourn; Cecilia seconded the motion.  All in favor-motion carried.  

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Minutes November 2020

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB

November 4, 2020


Attendance


Heather Frank, Jenny Leonard, Cecelia Lopez, Lisa Thiele, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Julie Read, Julie Alden, Kristy Arie, Trixie Pankey

Minutes—Ceclia Lopez moved to approve; Julie Alden seconded; all in favor-motion carried. 

Treasurers report- Treasurers report presented.  Cecelia Lopez moved to approve; Julie Alden seconded; all in favor-motion carried. 

Old Business

  • Livestream camera-$4000 one time installation fee and covers the gym and outdoors.  Lisa McMillan moved to approve;  Trixie Pankey seconded; All in favor- motion carried
  • Apparel Sales- submitted 2nd order last week;  putting in a 3rd order next week.  It was decided that we are going to donate older apparel to the different schools for them to utilize as incentives- Trixie Pankey moved to approve; Kristen Kimmel seconded; All in favor- motion carried
  • Set date to clean concessions- Heather is going to check it out and see what needs to be done
  • Middle School Baseball concessions-DC group would like to decline taking it on this year due to circumstances;  If concessions are allowed, likely will only be prepacked foods/drinks.  Middle School Athletics will be taking it over for this year.

Guests  

New Business

  • Ideas of selling cut out people for home basketball games waiting to see what kind of season there is.  Heather is going to look into the idea more. 
  • Discuss taping the games prior to December 8th (that is when cameras are being installed)-will discuss more after as decisions are made regarding the season
  • More information will come about Livestream capabilities as decisions are made regarding the season. 
  • Concession stands—Middle School is in good shape; outdoors (football field) concession will be cleaned at some point after winter. 

Round table

Important Dates

Julie–motioned to adjoin;    Cecelia seconded it; all in favor– adjourned

Next Booster Club Meeting:  TBD

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August 2020 Minutes

IROQUOIS WEST BOOSTER CLUB


Attendance

Members present: Heather Frank, Lisa Thiele, Julie Alden, Kristy Arie, Kristen Kimmel, Kris Kimmel, Lisa McMillan, Trixie Pankey, Julie Reed, Marisa Perzee, Zachary Meister, Angelo Lekkas

MINUTES: July minutes were reviewed. Kristen Kimmel moved to approve; Marisa Perzee seconded; all in favor-motion carried

TREASURER’S REPORT: July Treasurer’s report presented.  Julie Alden moved to approve; Trixie Pankey seconded; all in favor-motion carried.  $5000 was put towards jerseys for the High School.  $2000 was put towards Middle School jerseys- Julie Alden moved to approve, Marisa Perzee seconded; all in favor-motion carried. 

Old Business

  • Hudl Sports- Hudl did not have a definitive answer about what would happen if football were to be cancelled.  It was proposed that we cover the HUDL subscription for $900 at this time, but not the Hudl assist package (may be added later as the season is closer). Lisa McMillan moved to approve, Marisa Perzee seconded; all in favor-motion carried. 

Guests  

New Business

  • Livestream camera-$4000 one time installation fee and covers the gym and outdoors.  Lisa McMillan moved to approve;  Trixie Pankey seconded; All in favor- motion carried
  • Apparel Sales- submitted 2nd order last week; putting in a 3rd order next week.  It was decided that we are going to donate older apparel to the different schools for them to utilize as incentives- Trixie Pankey moved to approve; Kristen Kimmel seconded; All in favor- motion carried
  • Set date to clean concessions- Heather is going to check it out and see what needs to be done
  • Middle School Baseball concessions-DC group would like to decline taking it on this year due to circumstances;  If concessions are allowed, likely will only be prepacked foods/drinks.  Middle School Athletics will be taking it over for this year.

Round table

  • Friday night porkchop pickup
  • Trixie mentioned some sort of virtual “Meet the Raiders”.

Important Dates

  • First day of school- August 19th

Julie Alden motioned to adjourn; Trixie Pankey seconded it; all in favor- adjourned. 

Next Booster Club Meeting:  September 9th