Members Meeting – March 2016

Tuesday March 15, 2016

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting – Minutes

Westside Restaurant

                                                                                                                                               

I. Call to order- President Travis Rhoads

II.Member Round Robin

            PCMS – exciting news coming! There is work happening on the old bank building and hope to be ready for the Business After Hours in June

           Sr. Center – they will have a booth at Ag Day.  Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner on Saturday.  AARP Fraud workshop scheduled for Apr 27

          Dr. Veseth – the most dreaded person in Malta!

          FSB – Getting ready for Ag Day and continuing the fraud protection program

          1st Security Bank – business in focus is Chyana Stolem’s Paparrazi.  They have swim team tickets available.

         IB – RJ Tollefson is in training to become a loan officer

         PhillCo – phillco.org is live! They will have an Ag Day booth and going to start Community Education classes in conjunction with Chamber and the Technology Committee

        Extension Office – Getting ready for Ag Day!

        KMMR – tournaments are over, and getting ready for Ag Day coverage

        PCN – Ag Day and Shop Hop ads are in this week’s edition.  They will be volunteering at the beer garden for the Royal Bliss concert on Saturday

       Tin Cup – serving corned beef and cabbage on 3/17.  They are expanding their menu into some burgers.

 

III. Committee and Administrative Reports

  • Merchants
  • PC Lifestyle Campaign
  • March 21 – Shop Hop, shops open late and $100 Dino Dollar Drawing
  • Mary/June – mother’s day and father’s day basket drawings
  • Sports
    • Thank you and Feedback
    • Good turnout for volunteers
  • Membership
    • Member Renewals Starting in March – online option hopefully
  • Tourism and Marketing
    • Committee Formalizing
      • Visitmt.com listings
      • Facebook/Instagram and social media presence
      • Website maintenance
      • PCLifestyle Campaign
      • 2 Hours in Town
  • Member Education and Investment
    • Committee Formalizing
      • Online Course Catalog Update
      • Mentoring Program
      • Phillips County Leadership Program

 

IV. Old Business

  • Maltachamber.com is LIVE!
    • Ad Space $120 per year – linked to your business website
    • Free Job/Volunteer posting
  • Harlem Ambassadors Basketball – May 2
    • Will be looking for volunteers and committee members
  • Ag Day Booth – Stop by and see us!
  • Connected Community Challenge update
    • Technology Fair and Community Education Program
    • More details coming

 

V. New Business/Discussions

  • Person of Influence Award –Travis Rhoads
  • Monthly Training Session
    • Elevator Speech Development Completed
    • Dina will pull together the details and present at next month’s meeting for final approval

 

 

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