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March 2018 Minutes

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES- March 14, 2018

Members present included: Heather Frank, Cecilia Lopez, Rob Fink, Brenda Wasilewski, Coach Arie, Coach Campbell, Marisa Perzee, Trixie Pankey;  Cecilia Lopez acting as Secretary for Stacy Connor

MINUTES- February 2018 minutes reviewed.  Trixie moved to approve the minutes; Rob second.  All in favor- motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT- Treasurer’s reports were presented. Rob moved to approve the report; Marisa second, all in favor- motion carried

OLD BUSINESS

BRICKS FUNDRAISER: Extended til March 16th.  Order to be placed after that. Marisa to contact Stacy for the IWYFL regarding a “big” brick (4 bricks)

WEIGHT ROOM:  Last equipment to be delivered tomorrow.  Awaiting flooring bids.

OUTSIDE POPCORN POPPER:  Marisa- attempted to call the number on the popcorn machine.  Jim Pratt contacted for prices on popcorn machine.

COACH’S APPRECIATION DINNER: Great turnout at the dinner.  54 people attended.

GUESTS

 

NEW BUSINESS

CONCESSION STANDS:  Heather to sell what is left to Rich Alvarez.  Will need be cleaned out. High school has been done, middle school to be done after their dance.  

AD PROGRAM:  Softball team parents to be in charge of it this year.  Will need a committee to follow up on advertisements. Discussion on donations from the community for “Shout Outs”.  Heather to email the spreadsheet for new advertisements.

POST PROM:  Donation letter received.  40% of concessions for Boys Basketball games donated.

NEW FUNDRAISERS:

CASH BASH- Coach Arie to update on Dr. Dvorak on Cash Bash plans.  Committee had a first meeting, location still needs to be determined. Next meeting is April 4th, 4 P.M.

ROUND TABLE

Thank you from Coach Campbell on pizza party.

Trixie moved to adjourn.

NEXT MEETING: April 11th, 2018 @ IWHS 7 pm

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February 2018 Minutes

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – February 21, 2018

Members present included Heather Frank, Cecilia Lopez, Rob Fink, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Coach Arie, Coach Stone, Grant Meyer, Doug Miller, Carrie Davis, Trixie Pankey, Jason Ahlden, Justin Meents, Greg Frank, Lisa Rice, Marisa Perzee, Lisa McMillan and Jeff McMillan.

MINUTES – January 2018 minutes were reviewed.  Rob moved to approve the minutes; Carrie seconded.  All in favor – motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT –  Treasurer’s reports were presented.  Stacy moved to approve the report; Cecilia second, all in favor – motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Still accepting orders.   Another order will be placed soon so the bricks can be placed this spring.  Trixie moved to approve a complimentary brick for CCU since they are continuing to mount bricks at no additional cost.   Carrie seconded the motion.   All in favor.

WEIGHT ROOM: Coach Arie gave an update on the weight room.  The floor on the west side is in need of repair.   Justin Meents said that PSI is preparing a quote.   Coach Arie is coordinating the repairs.

COACHES APPRECIATION DINNER:   The dinner will be March 2.   Raffle items will be given for the coaches, including training certificates, Raider apparel and gift cards (totaling up to $500).   Trixie will print vouchers.   Stacy will get gift cards.   Doug Miller will present a special award for his dad.

EQUIPMENT REPAIR:  Tabled to next month.   Volunteers are needed to look at this equipment.

WORKERS FOR PACK THE PLACE:   MS Girls VB – February 22 5pm.  Carrie Davis will hand out tickets for Raider wear.

GUESTS

Justin Meents with IWYBSL requested help for the net of a batting cage.   The youth league will be responsible for the maintenance.   The estimated total cost is about $2,000.   He asked the booster club to help with a portion of the total cost.   Our middle school baseball program and high school girls’ softball program will benefit from this equipment.   Doug Miller moved to approve $720 (as per the invoice presented) for the batting net.   Marisa second; all in favor.

NEW BUSINESS

MURAL SHIRTS – Trixie stated that 45 more items were ordered and all have been distributed.

WINTER SPORTS AWARDS:   Thursday, March 8.   Heather will order everything.   Cecilia will pick up cookies.   Rob will take care of punch supplies.

BASEBALL CONCESSION:   Boosters will sell remaining inventory (after baseball season) to the youth baseball league.

ADDITIONAL FUNDRAISERS:  Discussion held about a cash bash.   Coach Arie and Coach Stone will spearhead.   They are looking into dates.   Additional committee members are Lisa McMillan, Heather Frank, Cecilia Lopez and Trixie Pankey.

 

ROUND TABLE

Coach Arie shared that the school board approved having the gym floors refinished.   The work will be done this summer.

Boosters discussed an electronic ad board on the scorer’s table.  Something to think about for the future.

The high school softball team will be the team to work with on ads for this year.

Stacy moved to adjourn.

NEXT MEETING:   March 14, 2018 @ IWHS 7pm

 

 

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Minutes Jan. 2018

IW BOOSTER CLUB MINUTES – January 3, 2018

Members present included Heather Frank, Rob Fink, Stacy Connor, Brenda Wasilewski, Coach Arie, Coach Stone, Doug Miller, Carrie Davis, Trixie Pankey and Jeff McMillan. 

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

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

OLD BUSINESS 

 

BRICKS FUNDRAISER:   Still accepting orders.   Another order will be placed soon so the bricks can be placed this spring.  

WEIGHT ROOM: Coach Arie gave an update on the weight room.   Everything that was initially ordered has come in. There are around thirty students consistently using the weight room.   Coaches are pleased with that number. Coach Arie requested additional equipment totaling $16,708. This next order will complete the needed equipment. Discussion followed. Rob moved to authorize up to $17,000 for additional equipment for the weight room.  Trixie seconded the motion. All in favor.

WINTER SPORTS PROGRAMS:   Programs were completed and are being distributed.

 

GUESTS 

NEW BUSINESS 

EQUIPMENT REPAIR:  The outside popcorn popper is not working properly.   The outside water heater is not working. Volunteers are needed to look at this equipment.   

WORKERS FOR PACK THE PLACE:  

MS Boys Basketball January 16 Rob Fink  

MS Girls VB February 22 5pm Carrie Davis

HS Girls Basketball January 25 Stacy Connor

HS Boys Basketball January 19 Trixie Pankey

WINTER SPORTS AWARDS:   Thursday, March 8. Duties will be assigned at the February meeting.

COACHES APPRECIATION DINNER:   Boosters agreed to have the dinner at Inside Out again.   Heather will check with them on the following dates: March 2 or March 9.

BASEBALL CONCESSION:   Rich has agreed to do baseball concessions again this year.

THROW BACK NIGHT:   Watseka is celebrating “80s Throw Back Night” when our boys’ basketball teams play on January 12.   Jeff McMillan raised $250 for the booster club through a live donation drive on social media. Coach Arie will use that for throwback uniforms.  

MS VOLLEYBALL CHAIR:   Carrie Davis confirmed she will be the MS Volleyball chairperson.

 

ROUND TABLE

 

Boosters discussed dates of upcoming tournaments.  

 

A question was asked if cheerleaders are in the uniform rotation, because cheerleaders and parents have helped in the concession stands.  Coach Arie will check into this.

 

The question was asked if the booster club would consider an additional fund raiser.   A suggestion was made to do a cash bash (non-alcoholic) before a basketball game. More information will be researched and brought back to the booster club.

 

Stacy moved to adjourn.  

 

NEXT MEETING:   February 7, 2018 @ IWHS 7pm

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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