District 10’s meeting was called to order by Coordinator Melissa Morey on October 19th at The Co-Op in Pomeroy. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and a moment of silence was held for lost brothers and sisters. Melissa read our Mission Statement and roll call of officers was taken, with Melissa Morey, Theresa Benjamin, Nate Evans, Sally Marquart, Sheila Evans, Doug Smith, Greg Marquart, Melissa Honeyman, Andrew Ayers, Jean Culver, Darryl Culver, Dan Dicus and Tony Morey present. Amanda Martens, Nick Martens, Nikkie Summers, Rhinda Dicus and D.L. Peterson were excused. New members and guests were welcomed.
Secretary – Sally read the minutes of the September meeting (thank you Jean for covering!). Rhonda S. made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Dan seconded, motion passed with Darryl opposed and Joe and Mike abstaining.
- General Fund – withdrawals were gone over, interest was earned and the balance was discussed.
- Down Biker – withdrawlals were gone over and the balance was discussed.
- Toy Run –interest was earned and the balance was discussed. Sheila asked what to do with the gate money from the Toy Run, Jess made a motion to add to the toy fund, Steve seconded, motion carried.
Sheila was presented with a plaque thanking her for her years of service to the district as our treasurer.
Membership – Jean reported there were 32 members present. Expiring businesses were discussed and Jean encouraged the membership to continue to patronize our supporting businesses.
Events – Melissa reported on the upcoming events:
PAC – Dan thanked the membership for their donations and reminded them PAC works for them.
Assistant Coordinator – Nate thanked the membership for showing up and supporting The Co-Op. Theresa encouraged everyone to attend STEAM if they have the opportunity. She also stated that if we want more supporting businesses we have to go out and get them and support them.
Coordinator – Melissa reported she got an email from the Poky Ambulance Service wanting to do a two-wheel trauma class. We are tentatively looking at May 16th as the date and Melissa is asking for committee to handle the details. Melissa also asked if there was any interest in bussing tables at Pizza Ranch again, the membership decided to pass this year. Melissa questioned the district if we want to try something different to raise funds for the Toy Run. After a lengthy discussion, it was decided to table the discussion until the November meeting. Melissa read an email to the board with suggestions for how to save money and read Dave Duffy's replies to the suggestions. Melissa also stated she is planning on proposing to the board to have a digital option available for the Freeway Flyer to help save on printing costs.
Old Business – District elections were held: Coordinator - Melissa Morey, Assistant Coordinators - Nate Evans and Greg Marquart, Secretary - Jean Culver, Treasurer - Sally Marquart, Legislative - Doug, Sergeant at Arms - Darryl Culver, Dan Dicus, Nick Martens, Chris Moweary. Melissa thanked everyone for stepping up and running.
New Business – the parade will still be the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and the paper will run an ad asking for stuffed animals. Anyone wanting to donate stuffed animals can drop them off at Voltage Inc, VS Variety or the Humboldt chamber office. It is still to be determined where the parade float setup will be this year.
Announcements - there were no announcements.
Mick made a motion to adjourn, Jean H. seconded, motion carried. Melissa thanked The Co-Op for hosting, thanked the membership for attending and thanked Theresa for all her years as assistant coordinator.
Sally Marquart, D-10 Secretary