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Minutes October 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – October 11, 2017

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Cameron Stone, Bob Campbell, Lisa Rice, Cecilia Lopez, Marisa Perzee, Carrie Davis, Anna Talbert, Lucy Carmona and Jeff McMillan. 

MINUTES – September 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Cecilia moved to approve the minutes; Carrie seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for September presented.  Funds for the weight room will be taken from the Federated account to reimburse IWHS.  The baseball team will be paid 5% of total ad sales.  (This will be the percentage paid to groups from this point forward.) Rob moved to approve the report; Stacy second, all in favor – motion carried.    

OLD BUSINESS 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   The bricks entrance is now up.   Many compliments were shared.   Thank you’s will be sent out to several involved in the project.   Another order will be placed at the end of the month.  

WEIGHT ROOM: Invoice received. (See treasurer’s report above.)

FALL SPORTS BANQUET:  The fall sports banquet will be November 7.   Brenda, Rob, Cecilia, Carrie and Stacy will attend.   Cecilia will pick up cookies.   Heather will check table clothes.  

CONCESSION STANDS FOR WINTER SPORTS:

HS Girls Basketball Amy Schunke and Trixie Pankey

HS Boys Basketball Junior class (Lisa Hanson and Sarah Pree)

MS Girls VB Carrie Davis

MS Boys Basketball Amy Tilstra

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS 

EIQUIPMENT REPAIR:  The inside popcorn popper is broken.   Heather will ask a volunteer to look at it.  The outside water heater is not working.  A volunteer will look at it.  

OUTDOOR CONCESSION STAND:   The last outside event is October 21.   The outside concession stand floor needs painted.   It will be added to the list of summer painting.  Tentative clean-out date is October 22.

PACK THE PLACE DATES:   Pack the Place for winter sports:

MS VB Feb 22 vs Cissna Park

MS Boys BB Jan 16 – Last home game vs Tripoint

HS Girls BB Jan 25 vs Dwight

HS Boys BB Jan 19 vs IL Lutheran

WINTER SPORTS PROGRAMS:   First home game is November 27th.  Goal is to have them done by December 1st.

NEXT MEETING:   There will be no meeting in November or December.   If a request comes up, we can do an email meeting.

ROUND TABLE

Dr. Dvorak shared that she liked the gym and the improvements made there.   She also invited all to attend the meeting at the IWMS on October 17.   The entire community is encouraged to attend.

Coach Stone stated that he spent $1600 on new baseball uniforms.   MS cross country will be getting uniforms.   He is also looking at equipment for MS track as they currently have no equipment.  There was additional discussion on funds for uniforms and the need for equipment for certain teams.

Trixie will handle any additional orders for mural shirts.

Lisa M will write the Thank You’s and Trixie will design them.   Thank You’s will be sent to the businesses who worked football games and soccer games.   Additional Thank You’s will be written to the pork producers, Cindy G, the fire departments and the Farmers State Bank of Danforth for their grill donation.  Stacy will provide a list of who worked on the bricks’ project.

Rob moved to adjourn.  

NEXT MEETING:   January 3, 2018 @ IWHS 7pm

 

minutes Sept. 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – September 13, 2017

Members present included Heather Frank, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Cameron Stone, Bob Campbell, Zach Monk, Cecilia Lopez, Doug Miller, Lucy Carmona and Coach Arie. 

MINUTES – August 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Heather moved to approve the minutes; Cecilia seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for August presented.  Stacy moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.    

OLD BUSINESS 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Bricks will be delivered Friday.   Goal remains that it should be completed by homecoming.

APPAREL UPDATE:   Good sales the first game.   Activity passes continue to sell.

WEIGHT ROOM: After the August meeting, boosters approved $400 in additional funds due to the company revising the quote.  All voted in favor.   Per Coach Arie the flooring will be coming next week.   The equipment will be coming in five to six weeks.      Someone from the community asked a booster member about the community being able to use the weight room.   Questions regarding the weight room should be directed to the school office or the board of education.

PACK THE PLACE:   Middle school girls’ basketball will be September 28.   High school volleyball will be October 5.   Volunteers are needed.   Powder puff will follow the volleyball game.   The high school student council will work concessions.   Trixie will do an ad for homecoming.   Raffle tickets will be given to all wearing their high school gear.

DONATIONS:   Uniform disbursements have been made to both the middle school and high school.  

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS 

MURAL T-SHIRTS:   The mural t-shirts that were pre-ordered will be handed out Friday night.   156 shirts were ordered.  

DECALS:   Boosters divided up the decals to distribute.

HOMECOMING:   Student council will work concessions during powder puff and receive 40%, as they did last year since this is not an athletic event.  Heather will have a golf cart for the parade.   Throwback theme for homecoming includes raffle tickets for those wearing their high school gear.

FALL SPORTS BANQUET:  The fall sports banquet will be November 7.   Brenda, Rob, Cecilia and Stacy will attend.   Cecilia will pick up cookies.   Heather will check table clothes.  

 

ROUND TABLE

Sissy Poppie completed her training and submitted for reimbursement, as she was one of the coaches that won a scholarship at the coaches’ appreciation dinner.

Suggestion was submitted to sell some non-apparel Raider items, like insulated cups, rain ponchos, etc.  Coach Arie will check into this.

Coach Stone gave an update on middle school plans for the lobby and display cases for trophies.

Trixie Pankey moved to pay Ginger Meyer $500 for helping assign students for concessions for middle school athletic events.   Heather seconded.   All in favor.

Cecilia moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   October 11, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes August 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – August 9, 2017

Members present included Heather Frank, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Rob Fink, Cameron Stone, Bob Campbell, Marisa Perzee, Carrie Davis, Lisa McMillan, Jenni McTaggart, Lisa Rice, Doug Miller, and Coach Arie. 

MINUTES – July 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Heather moved to approve the minutes; Carrie seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for July presented.  Stacy moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.    
OLD BUSINESS 
BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   The IW BOE approved the plan for the entryway.   Goal is that it should be completed by homecoming.

SPORTS PROGRAM ADS:   Ads are done and programs should be available for the first home game.

UPDATE ON CHAIRPERSONS:

MS Girls BB: Brenda Wasilewski

MS liaisons: Cam Stone and Ginger Meyer (Ginger will do student sign-ups)

MS VB: Carrie Davis

MS Boys BB: Amy Tilstra (Heather Frank will assist)  

APPAREL: Apparel sales went well at registration.   A re-order will be placed on the “It’s All About the Red & Blue.”    

MEET THE RAIDERS:   Rifle club will work the concession stand.  Cecilia and Traci will cover apparel.

POPCORN POPPER:   Boosters determined that when another group uses the popcorn popper, a form will be signed.   There must be a person who takes responsibility for it from that group.

WEIGHT ROOM:   Coach Arie updated boosters on the plans to add equipment to the weight room.   Boosters recalled the intent was that the booster club would add equipment once the floor and room were finished.   (The stage was worked on over the summer.)   Coach Arie explained that the “dream” scenario would be to purchase equipment up to $21,000.   After discussion, Stacy moved to authorize Coach Arie to spend up to $13,000 from the quote for equipment for the weight room, as she sees fit.   Doug seconded the motion.   All in favor.  Boosters will review in six months to see if there are additional funds that can be applied.  

GUESTS 
NEW BUSINESS 

PACK THE PLACE:   For MS girls’ basketball – September 28 vs Cissna Park; HS girls VB – October 5 vs Clifton Central.   Boosters will toss out shirts and have raffle items.

IW OPEN HOUSES:  With the open houses being before school begins and the majority happening on the same night, boosters will not have a table at the open houses.

HOMECOMING:   Homecoming week will be discussed in September.   

IDEAS FOR HOME FOOTBALL GAMES:   Suggestion to have theme nights at football games.   The first game could be youth football night and introduce the youth teams.   (Marisa will coordinate with IWYFL.)  Other suggestions were to have fans wear their own football jersey to homecoming night and they’ll be entered in a drawing.   Suggestions for basketball season were to honor the military and local fire departments.    

UNIFORMS:  Brenda will issue checks for uniforms:   $5,000 for the high school and $2,000 for the middle school.  

GOLF OUTING:   Rob will report next month.  
ROUND TABLE
Rob moved to adjourn.  
NEXT MEETING:   September 13, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes July 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – July 12, 2017

Members present included Heather Frank, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Rob Fink, Cameron Stone, Marisa Perzee, Carrie Davis, Lisa Rice, Trixie Pankey, Doug Miller, and Coach Arie. 

MINUTES – June 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes with the following addendum:  “Election of Officers – Treasurer Brenda Wasilewski”; Heather seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for June presented.   Brenda also presented a year-end report and income statement.  Stacy moved to approve the report; Rob second, all in favor – motion carried.    

OLD BUSINESS 
COMPLETE ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  

Nominations were as follows:

Media Chair: Trixie Pankey  

VP Crescent City: Lisa Rice  

VP Danforth: Carrie Davis  

Stacy moved to elect those nominated into their respective offices.   Heather seconded the motion.   All in favor.

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Much discussion on bricks.   The consensus is that the pillars need to be visible year-round.   Consensus to make the pillars part of the gate so they can be displayed all year.   Heather and Stacy will go present at the next board meeting.  Stacy will contact fencing company once approved.

GOLF OUTING:   The outing is set for August 5.   Carrie and Marisa will help with registration.   Trixie, Heather and Jill (maybe) will help with the beverage cart.    

SPORTS PROGRAM ADS:   Brenda gave an update that ads and ad money are being received. Heather, Brenda and Cam will continue to work on the ads/program.

UPDATE ON ASSIGNMENT OF DUTIES:

Assist fire depts: Cindy Guttendorf

Apparel: Traci Pankey

MS Liaison: Ginger Meyer (Heather will confirm)

Youth football liaison: Marisa Perzee

UPDATE ON CHAIRPERSONS:

Soccer: Jenifer St. Peter and Denise Alvarez

Volleyball: Cecilia Lopez and Jill Cultra

Girls BB: Jill Cultra and Amy Schunke  

APPAREL: New apparel is in. Coach Arie and Coach Stone will talk to new coaches about the one item at half off.   

CONCESSION STAND CLEANING:  The outdoor and indoor concession stands will be cleaned July 30 at 7pm.   Heather and Rob will meet at Mann Park at 6:30.   Volunteers needed.   

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS 
COMPLETE AD SALES:   Heather and Brenda will determine the date to cut off the ad sales.

REGISTRATION:  Trixie will work on a schedule with one hour shifts.

YOUTH FOOTBALL:   Discussion on home games and dates.   

ACTIVITY PASSES:   Kathy Northcott will do the passes again.   Heather will talk to Linda about the prices.

MEET THE RAIDERS NIGHT:  Meet the Raiders will be August 18.   Rifle club will man the concessions stand.

PORK CHOPS:   Heather will work with Hometown.  Trixie will put ads in the paper.

ROUND TABLE

Boosters continued discussion on ideas for distributing funds and improving programs.  Boosters discussed equipment for the weight room and costs.   Coach Arie will develop a long-term plan/proposal, so that boosters can see the cost projections over the next three years.

Carrie moved to adjourn.  
NEXT MEETING:   August 9, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes June 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – June 7, 2017

 

Members present included Heather Frank, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Rob Fink, Cameron Stone, Cecilia Lopez, Grant Meyer, Bob Campbell, and Coach Arie. 

 

MINUTES – May 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes; Cecilia seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

 

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for May presented.   Cecilia moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.    

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

SPORTS PROGRAM ADS:   Brenda gave an update that ads and ad money are being received.

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Stacy is working with Jason Ahlden of CCU to get proposal.  Bricks order will be placed by the end of June.

 

GOLF OUTING:   The outing is tentatively set for August 5.   (Rob will be out of town.)   Four volunteers are needed.   Coaches will give boosters a donation after the outing.  

 

GUESTS 

 

NEW BUSINESS 

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  

Nominations were as follows:

President: Heather Frank

Secretary: Stacy Connor

Treasurer: Brenda Wasilewski

VP Gilman: Marisa Perzee

VP Onarga: Rob Fink

VP Thawville: Doug Miller  

 

VP Crescent City and VP Danforth will remain open until the July meeting.

Stacy moved to elect those nominated into their respective offices.   Rob seconded the motion.   All in favor.

 

ASSIGNMENT OF DUTIES:

Pocket calendars: Stacy Connor

Pork Producers: Stacy Connor

Fire Departments: Marisa Perzee; an additional volunteer needed to help fire depts.

Popcorn and bags: Heather Frank

Napkins donations: Rob Fink

Schedule businesses for football games: Stacy Connor

 

CHAIRPERSONS:

Soccer: Jenifer St. Peter + another parent

Football: Stacy Connor will arrange volunteers; volunteer needed to open concessions

Volleyball: Cecilia Lopez (Jill will assist through transition)

Girls BB: Volunteer needed

Boys BB: Junior class sponsors

 

APPAREL: Heather gave update on inventory.  Heather will talk to Iroquois Print about a t-shirt and the give-a-way shirt.   (Give-a-way shirt will be red or blue this year.) Youth t-shirts will also be ordered.

The new apparel order will include women’s thin hoodie (UA); UA in royal and Badger pull over in red and white (split order).   Heather moved to spend up to $2,500 on new apparel.   Cecilia second.   All in favor.  

 

Stacy moved to allow new coaches to buy one apparel item and the booster club will pay half.   Rob second.   All in favor.  

 

ACTIVITY PASSES:   Boosters tabled discussions to review passes and how they are distributed.  

 

CONCESSION STANDS:   Outdoor concession stand as well as indoor concession stand will be cleaned out prior to the August 2 registration day.   Cleaning will be done Sunday July 30 at 7 pm.  Middle school concession stand will be done on a different date.

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Coach Arie clarified why additional funds for uniforms are needed for the upcoming school year.   The rotation is heavy this year and the sheer number of uniforms is greater this year.   Any additional donation will be appreciated.    She also asked for ideas about displaying the senior banners.   

 

Rob moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   July 12, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes May 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – May 10, 2017

 

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Brenda Wasilewski, Stacy Connor, Doug Miller, Cam Stone and Coach Arie. 

 

MINUTES – April 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes; Heather seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

 

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for April presented.   Stacy moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.    

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Stacy is working with Jason Ahlden of CCU to get proposal.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL HOOPS:   Boosters tabled this matter.  Mr. Stone will provide research data in the future.

 

NEWSPAPER ADS:   Trixie Pankey will put an ad in for Grace Schroeder.

 

GOLF OUTING:   Rob will keep boosters posted.   Shagbark is still determining their summer events.  

 

GUESTS 

 

NEW BUSINESS 

 

SPRING SPORTS AWARDS:   The spring sports awards banquet will be June 1st.   Heather will order cookies; Stacy will pick up that day.

 

SPORTS’ PROGRAM ADS:   Heather is working with the baseball team.

 

BOOSTER OFFICERS:   Booster members suggested new names as potential officers where there are vacancies.   Most of the current officers plan to stay, but additional volunteers are always needed.

 

FOOTBALL:   Mr. Stone discussed the football headsets.  He presented a proposal to purchase refurbished sets from a college program.   Rob moved to approve purchasing headsets up to $2,475.   Doug seconded the motion.   All in favor.   

 

MS CONCESSION STAND:   The stand is partially cleaned.   Heather will notify when it can be finished.

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Coach Arie discussed distributing funds and gave suggestions on possible improvements.   She told boosters that the new mats will be installed June 14.   Suggestions for additional improvements were as follows:

 

  • Stage in old gym – The school is working on making this a usable space.
  • Equipment for weight room – Develop long term plan.
  • Uniforms – Consider an extra $1,000 as a “one-time” extra this year (2017-2018)
  • Apparel – discussed various apparel items.   Heather will check inventory before we place an order this year.

 

Rob moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   June 7, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes April 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – April 5, 2017

 

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Brenda Wasilewski, Stacy Connor, Marissa Perzee, Jeff McMillan and Coach Arie. 

 

MINUTES – March 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Marissa moved to approve the minutes; Heather seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

 

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for March presented.   Rob moved to approve the report; Stacy second, all in favor – motion carried.    

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   No new update this month.

 

COACHES’ APPRECIATION DINNER:   Dinner has been rescheduled for April 21.  The dinner will be held at Inside Out and Longbranch will cater.  Heather will send out updated invites.   

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL HOOPS:   At the previous meeting, Duane Ehmen mentioned wanting movable hoops for the middle school.   At this time, there is no quote to review.

 

GUESTS 

 

NEW BUSINESS 

 

SPRING SPORTS AWARDS:   The spring sports awards banquet will be June 1st.

 

SPORTS’ PROGRAM ADS:   Boosters reviewed the ad sales letter.  Athletes will take a sample program with them when they go to the area businesses.

 

GOLF OUTING:   Rob Fink discussed how best to conduct the golf outing.  Rob will speak with Coach Meyer and provide more info at the next meeting.

 

BOOSTER OFFICERS:   Booster members are encouraged to seek new volunteers.   Most of the current officers plan to stay, but additional volunteers are always needed.

 

DISPERSING FUNDS:   Discussion on uniforms and apparel.   Heather will look through current inventory.   

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Coach Arie announced that Grace Schroeder made the IBCA 2nd team.   This is a great honor.   She requested the booster club to split the ad cost in the program.   (The athletic dept will pay the other half.)  Rob Fink moved to pay for half of the ad ($150); Heather seconded the motion.  All in favor.

 

Coach Arie proposed to purchase a new mat for the area under the stage as well as new mats at each end of the gym.   The current mats can be moved to the old gym.   They will have digital designs and are easy to clip on and off.   The total cost is $6,500.   She explained that doing several small things can make a big difference.   She stated that there will also be new banners in the gym.   (The booster club will not be asked to purchase those.)   Stacy moved that the booster club spend up to $6,600 for new mats for the high school gym.   Rob seconded.   All in favor.   (After the meeting, Coach Arie presented additional information that covers were needed to protect the new mats.   Stacy amended her motion to include an additional $950 to cover the cost of the mats.  Marisa seconded. Motion passed.)

 

Rob moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   May 10, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes March 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – March 8, 2017

 

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Cecilia Lopez, Brenda Wasilewski, Stacy Connor, Doug Miller, Duane Ehmen, Cam Stone and Coach Arie. 

 

MINUTES – February 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Cecilia moved to approve the minutes; Rob seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

 

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for February presented.   Rob moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.    Treasurer also presented request for donation from the post prom committee.   Boosters agreed to allow use of the popcorn popper and will donate a few items of Raider gear.   Stacy will respond to the post prom letter.

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Boosters agreed to proceed with the plan of the arch so that it’s a clear entryway.   Plan will be to do concrete pillars with the bricks and steel archway.

 

WINTER SPORTS AWARDS BANQUET:  Monday, March 13.  Duties – Heather will order from Hometown & K&H.   Heather will get everything for fruit punch.   Stacy can pick up the cookies from both places.   Heather will check napkins and cups.   Rob, Brenda, Stacy and Heather will be there to work.   6:30 arrival will be fine.   

 

COACHES’ APPRECIATION DINNER:   Dinner was moved to March 25.  Heather sent out invites.  Trixie will make invites and scholarship certificates.   

 

OUTDOOR BASEBALL CONCESSION:   Heather set up the soccer team for concessions.  The middle school has one dance left and they will use remaining inventory at the MS concession stand.  

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS 
SPORTS’ PROGRAM ADS:   Boosters discussed changing the donation to the athletes that help with the sports program.   Rob moved to donate 5% of ad sales to the athlete group working on the sports program.   Heather seconded; motion carried.   (Currently 5% of total ad sales would be a comparable donation to what has been done in the past.   The intent is to allow groups to earn more if they sell additional ads.)  Booster members will review the ad sales letter independently and then bring ideas for the letter to the April meeting.  Heather Frank, Cecilia Lopez and Brenda Wasilewski will be liaisons.

 

DISPERSING FUNDS:   Boosters discussed ideas to improve our programs and distribute funds.    Some of the topics covered were weight room, batting cages, locker rooms for both the middle school and high school, and a shooting machine for basketball.   (Question was posed about the football bleachers and an answer was given that they meet code requirements.)

 

Mr. Ehmen mentioned that basketball hoops that move up and down, like the ones at the high school, would be very much appreciated at the middle school as well.    No cost was discussed at this time.

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Coach Arie stated that she intends on keeping the current process in place in regards to equipment requests, i.e. coaches will first come to her, get her signature of approval, and then will go to boosters for said request.

 

Stacy moved to do a half page ad for the IBCA program.   Cecilia seconded; all in favor.  Rob will take care of ad copy.

 

Rob moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   April 5, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes February 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – February 8, 2017

 

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Cecilia Lopez, Sam Rhodes, Trixie Pankey, Stacy Connor. 

 

MINUTES – January 2017 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes; Heather seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.  

 

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s report for January presented.   Stacy moved to approve the report; Rob second, all in favor – motion carried.  

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Bricks committee is getting an estimate for a steel archway for entrance.

 

WINTER SPORTS AWARDS BANQUET:  Monday, March 13.  Duties – Heather will order from Hometown & K&H.   Heather will get everything for fruit punch.   Stacy can pick up the cookies from both places.   Heather will check napkins and cups.   Rob, Cecilia and Heather will be there to work.   6:30 arrival will be fine.   

 

COACHES’ APPRECIATION DINNER:   Dinner will be April 1.  Heather will send invites a month before.   Give count to Shagbark.  Trixie will make invites and scholarship certificates.   Then Heather will email them March 1.   Boosters discussed any special honors that may take place.  Trixie will make an ad for the Gilman Star to honor Hanns being accepted into the Coaches’ Hall of Fame.

 

PACK THE PLACE:   Cecilia Lopez will hand out tickets for Raider wear.   

 

REBATES ON OUTDOOR CONCESSION LIGHTS:   Rebate check received.

 

GUESTS 

 

NEW BUSINESS 

 

BASEBALL REQUEST:   Sam Rhodes requested that the booster club help with JV baseball games.   Currently there are nine games scheduled.   He estimates the cost will not exceed $1,000.   Stacy moved to pay up to $1,000 to help fund JV baseball.   Trixie seconded.  All in favor.   Heather will work with Coach Arie to discuss the district helping with JV baseball next year.

 

BASEBALL CONCESSIONS:  The soccer team will take over baseball concessions.   They will be allowed to use the popcorn machine, hot chocolate and hot dog machine.   They will need to purchase popcorn and oil.    Booster club will allow them to buy what candy is left.   Heather will keep track of what equipment and supplies are used.

SPORTS’ PROGRAM ADS:   Coach Rhodes will discuss sports’ program ad collection at the baseball parent meeting.   Several baseball parents will be asked to spearhead the project.   Boosters will assign a liaison as well.       

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Discussed ideas and opportunities for the future.   

 

Brainstormed about different alumni activities.   

 

Rob moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   March 8, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm

 

Minutes – January, 2017

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – January 18, 2017

Members present included Brenda Wasilewski, Heather Frank, Doug Miller, Lisa McMillan, Rob Fink, Cecilia Lopez, Coach Stone, Marisa Perzee, Stacy Connor and Coach Wasilewski.

MINUTES – November 2016 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes; Doug seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Brenda presented the treasurer’s report for November and December.   Doug moved to approve the report; Heather second, all in favor – motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   No new update.

JV UNIFORMS:  Heather referenced the email vote taken after the November booster meeting which authorized funds for JV boys’ basketball uniforms.   Boosters approved to pay half of $1,450 toward uniforms and the district would pay for the other half of the uniforms.  The district is also paying the costs associated with freshman games.

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS

WINTER SPORTS PROGRAMS:   Boosters discussed the programs and the involved process with selling ads, design layout and the billing for the ads.   Discussion also held about black and white programs vs color programs.  Heather reviewed the notes on the rotation.   (Each year a high school athletic team helps with ad sales.)   This year we will start the process in May.   Boosters need a liaison to work with the baseball team.    Track and cross country were added to the rotation.

COACHES APPRECIAITON DINNER:   Dates were discussed for the coaches’ appreciation dinner.   March 25 and April 1 were the dates with the fewest conflicts. Discussion held regarding the dinner and what to do to show appreciation.  Stacy moved to authorize five $100 certificates/scholarships to be given away at the coaches’ appreciation dinner.   Brenda seconded the motion.   All in favor.  (All coaches attending the banquet will be entered.   Scholarships will be drawn the evening of the banquet.)

WINTER SPORTS BANQUET:   The banquet will be held March 14.   Volunteers needed.    Tasks will be assigned at the February meeting.

BASEBALL CONCESSIONS:  Boosters continue to look for a group to take responsibility for baseball concessions.   Heather will have Linda notify groups at the high school to find if any group is interested.  (With baseball concessions off-site there are challenges.)

REQUEST FOR FEEL THE LOVE:   Boosters agreed to make a donation consistent with past years.

PACK THE PLACE:   Pack the Place for middle school volleyball will be Monday, February 6.   Heather will check with Mr. Ehmen.   Cecilia will pass out raffle tickets.   Pack the place for high school boys’ basketball will be February 10 vs Dwight.    Stacy will hand out raffle tickets for Raider wear.

ROUND TABLE

Coach Waz thanked the booster club for the uniforms for JV boys’ basketball.

Doug moved to adjourn.

NEXT MEETING:   February 8, 2017 @ IWHS 7pm