MEETING MINUTES


Open networking begins at 7:15am and meetings begin promptly at 7:30am.

Date: November 8, 2018 at 7:30am

Location: Ducro at 500 W. Prospect Ashtabula

Present: Executive Committee Officers:

  • President – Shay LeVesque

  • Vice President – Elena Bienko

  • Secretary/Treasurer – Kerry Stepp

  • See attendance sheet for remainder of attendees

Meeting was called to order by Shay LeVesque at Ducro___ and all the following discussions and actions were taken:

Meeting minutes from October 25, 2018 approved as submitted.

WELCOME VISITOR(S):

  • Walt-Nova Star

MISSION STATEMENT:

  • Read by _Don P._ (a different member will be selected to read the mission statement every week) – “To exchange and promote business with members and support member businesses through information sharing. To support secondary business education in Ashtabula County encouraging and sustaining entrepreneurship.”

SUCCESS STORY:

  • Success stories are the week before your 10-minute. Don’t forget to get your bio ready.

  • Elena shared that success was found in the Ashtabula County Business Exchange by the tightknit community culture our group represents.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Reminder: If Ashtabula City Schools or A-Tech Schools are closed or delayed our meeting will be cancelled.

  • Remember everyone must continue to recruit for open categories in our membership.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Everyone agrees that venue change was a success. If the group continues to change venue, literature/website may have to b