Elkader Area Chamber of Commerce Board Minutes

January 5, 2016

Location: Treats

Members present: K. Dunlap, C. Fosse, B. Rentschler, R. Keuhl, S. Mayne, C. Ruhser, M. Collins

Call to order

Financial Report

Ron Keuhl presented financial report. Rentschler made motion to approve financial report and was 2nd by Mayne.


We did not have a quorum for the Dec. mtg.
Minutes were reviewed from the Nov. mtg. The minutes were reviewed and a motion was made by Kuehl and 2nd by Collins.

Membership Report

Our current number of members is 33, with the addition of Barn on the Bluff.

Promotion Committee Report

We had several great comments regarding the punch card. B. Rentschler stated that is seemed people felt they were being rewarded to shop in town. 3,000 cards were punched. Discussed the great customer service that Wilke’s had delivered while handing out punch cards.
Bridal Excitement is scheduled for Feb 19th to 20th.

Old Business

We now have the new logo on the chamber bucks.

New Business

C. Ruhser announced that the logo for this year’s Ladies Day Out is “One Sweet Day”.
a. We are looking at options for ordering bags.

We will be replacing the panels for our Christmas display.

Reviewed flag schedule for 2016. B. Rentschler made a motion to give Fred Stroschein $25 worth of Chamber Bucks for helping out with the flags in the past. S. Mayne 2nd the motion.

Discussed the Community Banquet being held on Jan. 18th. The Chamber will give an award to Wilke’s for providing great customer service.
Next meeting will be on Feb 2nd, 7:30am at Treats.
Minutes submitted by Kristin Dunlap and will be approved at following Chamber meeting.

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