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Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2019

             

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

 

Date: July 11, 2019 at 7:34am

Location:   Ducros .

 

Present:         Executive Committee Officers:

  • President – Tim Volpone         

  • Vice President – Scott Coblitz  

  • Secretary/Treasurer – Susan Rossette

  • See attendance sheet for remainder of attendees

 

Meeting was called to order by Tim Volpone and all the following discussions and actions were taken:

 

Meeting minutes from  6/27/2019 there were no changes brought forth               

 

WELCOME VISITOR(S): No Visitors

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MISSION STATEMENT:  

  • Read by Brenda Cobb (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:  Don Pikovik Painesville Publishing

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OLD BUSINESS:    

 

 

  • Reminder: If Ashtabula City Schools or A-Tech Schools are closed or delayed

  • Tim V proposed Susan R as Sec/Treasurer there was a second by Mike F motion was passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Congratulations to Mike Fedler on becoming a new Grandfather

News of the passing of our former member Steve Featherston. We will send a monetary donation to his wife. Kathy Shafer will let us know the details of his service.

Lakeside H.S. Back to School Bash was introduced as a possible event to make a donation by John  Steele, Kathy Shafer gave us more information

A motion was made by John S second by Kathy S, motion passed, donation not to exceed $300.00

 

 

 

 

 VP REPORT:

  • Attendance reports for 6/27 and today will be sent out.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

  • Current balance - $15,531.21 per Elena B. Elena will get paperwork together so  Susan can have access to the bank records.

  •  Tim and Scott will take care of the Post office box. Susan will not have the key.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  

Ethics: CHAIR- Holly M.

 

NO REPORT

 

 

Membership/Marketing: CHAIR- Don P.

        

          PER THE CHAMBER WE CANNOT HOLD THE EVENT AT LUISA’S UNLESS SHE JOINS THE CHAMBER. IF SHE DOES NOT WE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO SCRAMBLE TO FIND ANOTHER VENUE. DON IS GOING TO CONTACT HER AND SEE IF THAT IS AN OPTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarship:  CHAIR: Scott C.

         

NONE

 

 

 

 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES:

THE YMCA ALSO HAS A LIGHTHOUSE SWIM COMING UP MORE DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM MEGAN.

CHAMBER GOLF OUT IN JULY NEED MORE DETAILS FROM MEGAN

WINE AND WALLEYE FESTIVAL JULY 26-28TH

 

 

 

 

PLEASE BRING ANY NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES TO THE MEETING

 

TIM PROPOSED THAT WE USE MEET ON  MAIN AS A POSSIBLE NETWORKING EVENT.

 

 

ONE-MINUTE COMMERCIALS:

  • One-minute commercials presented.

  • The Bee awarded by  BRENDA ACMC REGIONAL HOME HEALTH                                                           

      TO  ELENA, KEYBANK

 

TEN MINUTE PRESENTATION  

 

INFINITY RESOURCES: WE USED THE PRESENTATION AS A MINI WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS IDEAS ABOUT GETTING MORE OF THE YOUNGER GENERATION TO STAY IN ASHTABULA OR RETURN AFTER COLLEGE TO WORK.

SOME IDEAS:

  1. THINK ABOUT PUTTING MORE INFORMATION OUT ABOUT THE VALUE OF OUR COUNTY TO OTHER COUNTIES TO ENTICE PEOPLE TO WANT TO WORK OR LIVE HERE.

  2. ENGAGE WITH THE YOUNG PEOPLE (STUDENTS,ECT) AND INSTILL THE VALUE OF HAVING A MENTOR HERE IN THIS COUNTY TO WORK WITH AND FIND OUT THE BENEFITS OF STAYING IN THE COUNTY.

  3. EMPHASIZE THE NEW BUSINESS THAT IS POTENTIALLY GOING TO BE HERE IN THE NEXT 5-10 YEARS.

  4. SKILLED WORKERS ARE NEEDED. PROMOTE WORKSHOPS WITH PARENTS TO EXPLAIN THE NEED FOR A SKILLED WORKFORCE.

 

THANK YOU HOLLY FOR THE INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBER EXCHANGES:  

  • Members Present –12

  • Guests – 0

  • Number of referrals – 11.

  • Door Prize was awarded to BRENDA COBB

 

 

 

     

 

Future Schedule:

 

7/18/2019  GMA ---- GMJ CONSULTING

7/25/2019  Infinity Resources

 

TIM WILL BE GOING OVER THE SCHEDULE WITH ME AND WE WILL HAVE THE NEW ONE SOON.

 

 

 

Adjourned 8:40

 

 

 

 

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