District 10’s meeting was called to order by Coordinator Melissa Morey on December 21, 2019 at Bad Manners in Emmetsburg. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and a moment of silence was held for lost Brothers and Sisters. Nate Evans read our Mission Statement and all guests and members were welcomed. Roll call of officers was taken with Melissa Morey, Greg Marquart, Nate Evans, Jean Culver, Sally Marquart, Theresa Benjamin, D.L. Peterson, Darryl Culver, and Dan Dicus present. Doug Smith, Amanda Martens,Nikki Summers, Melissa Honeyman, Rhonda Dicus, Chris Mowery, and Nick Martens were excused.
Secretary: Jean Culver read the Minutes of the November meeting. Cheryl Peterson made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Jess Tepner 2nd it. All in favor; motion carried.
Treasurer: Sally Marquart reported on the General Fund, Downed Biker, and Toy Run Funds. She reminded us to turn in our receipts from STEAM and reported that 16 bicycles were purchased from the Bikes for Tykes Run with an additional monetary donation made for specialty bicycles. Theresa Benjamin made a motion to accept the report and Bud Ferguson 2nd. Motion carried.
Legislative: Doug was absent
Membership: Theresa reported that 23 members were present with 2 guests attending and went over the expiring supporting businesses.
Events: Amanda was absent, but Melissa commented that the events cards should be going out in the mail soon. Also reminded us of the January 4th Dinner Run at Big Beve’s in Manson and January 18th is the Meeting and Pool Tournament at The Red Lantern in Bode.
Share The Road: D.L. reported on the presentations held in Fort Dodge.
Public Relations: Nikki Summers and Melissa Honeyman were absent. Melissa M. asked Greg if he had any info on the Radio Promo’s. Greg explained what we did last riding season for Public Service Announcements and Live Feeds.
PAC: Cheryl Peterson filled in for Rhonda Dicus and thanked everyone for donating to PAC.
Assistant Coordinator: Nate mentioned a post made to our Facebook page. A discussion was held and all questions answered. Melissa asked for volunteers with the 2-Wheel Trauma scheduled for May 30th in Pocahontas.
Old Business: Nothing to report
New Business: Nothing to report
Announcements: Jean read a thank you from Shelby Wood. D.L. has a pair of gloves that were left after the Lighted Parade. The Kiwanis Club sent a thank you for the donation of stuffed animals to ChristmasLand and Upper Des Moines Opportunity sent a thank you note for our donations of toys for the children. Melissa wished everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
D.L. made a motion to adjourn. Brian 2nd. Motion passed with Dan Dicus, and Little abstaining.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!
Submitted by Jean Culver, Secretary