Downtown Camden Guild Executive Board Meeting February 1, 2011 First Community Bank Board RoomIn Attendance: Edward Hinson, Wade Luther, Beth Lee-Moeller, Gail Carter, JonathanBazinet, Patricia Richardson, and Ann TempleAgenda: 1. Call to Order/Roll Call 2. Approval of the Minutes 3. Election of Officer Positions 4. Officer Reports a. President’s Report b. Treasurer’s Report c. Executive Director’s Report 5. Director Reports 6. Old Business a. Jockey Silks b. Downtown Divas c. Town Green Update d. Vacant Storefront Art Displays 7. New Business a. Town Green Concert b. 24 Hours of LeMons c. FY 2011-2012 Budget d. Other Business 8. AdjournmentEdward Hinson called the meeting to order and the roll was taken, followed byintroduction of the new directors. All members were present.The minutes were approved by Gail Carter and second by Beth Lee-Moeller.Election of Officer Positions:The following have agreed to serve on the board for a second term: Edward Hinson, President Betsy Greenway, Vice President Beth Lee-Moeller, TreasurerGail Carter has agreed to accept the Secretary position for 2011.
Officer Reports:Beth gave the financial report from the events held by the guild with total revenue of$2,261.20 through September 31, 2010. The budget was approved by the committee.Director Report: NoneOld Business: a. Jockey Silks - Wade discussed details of the Jockey Silk fundraiser in depth to allow the new directors to become familiar with the project. Upon Wade’s discussion with William Cox, President of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, the deadline for application to purchase jockey silks has been extended to Feb. 9, 2011. Mr. Cox has sent information packages to 70 horse related entities for sponsorship opportunities. DCG has received 13 applications to date. Committee decided to reduce the jockey silk re-hanging fee from $75 to $50. b. Downtown Divas – Jennifer Shaw joined the meeting to give an update on this year’s Downtown Divas Go Red event. Ms. Shaw stated she had final approval of sponsorship funds from First Community ($500) and KershawHealth ($300). Ms. Shaw stated that she has confirmed the 6 vendors for the evening; Blake & Ford, Sisters, Sam Kendall’s, Charlie’s On Broad, Artists Attic and Travis’ Salon. Contact will be made with all vendors by Thursday, February 03, 2011 in order to collect door prizes for the evening. Ms. Shaw stated she would be attending the KershawHealth Red Dress event in order to hear their speaker, Susan Outen. Ms. Shaw intends to communicate with Ms. Outen to solicit her as the speaker for the Divas event. Ms. Shaw stated upon receiving artwork, we needed to move forward with posters, flyers and t-shirts. c. Town Green Update – Wade stated the first order of trees are planted and the 2nd delivery of trees are due to arrive in 2 ½ weeks. Concrete to continue for next 2 weeks. d. Vacant Storefront Art Displays – Wade stated he has received a list of interested artists. Wade is in process of contacting property owners in order to get signed waivers.
New Business: a. Town Green Concert – Tentatively scheduled for April 23, 2011. Wade stated he has 4 bands signed up for the early afternoon event. Still in process of arranging vendors, staging and lights. b. 24 Hours of LeMons – Scheduled for May 22, 2011. More details to follow. c. FY 2011-2012 Budget – Wade requested suggestions for projects or events for upcoming fiscal year be provided to him by Feb. 11, 2011 in order for him to prepare his budget for the upcoming year.Other Business: NoneMeeting adjourned at 10:30 am