Members Meeting May 2017

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting

Westside Restaurant



  1. Call to Order - Dina
  2. Member Round Robin
  • IB: Mother’s day winner was Jessica Oyler, new branch president starts in June
  • Art’s Furniture: Jeff is certified for warranty work and repairs. Have college and dorm furnishing available. Looking to have a tent sale during Car Show
  • Veseth: Completed a job shadowing student match
  • Dodson School: in the “race to the end” of the year and awards. Good experience with job shadowing.
  • PCN: supplier will be ordering every two weeks, going forward.
  • Kiwanis: BUG award on lastday of school, no longer accepting recycling of printer cartridges, still accepting pop can pull tabs for recycling.  Will be serving burgers at Car Show – only fundraiser of the year.
  • FSB: Car Show is the first weekend of June. Looking at a shred day  in August.

III. Committee and Administrative Reports

  • Merchants
  • Selfie-spot Winner – Gina Lamb
    • Next Drawing July 31
  • Mother’s Day Drawing Winner – Kristin Barnett
    • Father’s Day Drawing starts June 1
    • Merchants Survey – What Do You Shop Out of Town For? Out May 31
  • Sports
  • Arts
    • Arts Trail Mural – Pending NEA approval
    • Creating Custom Frame for Snapchat and Facebook
  • Membership
    • $3620.00 to date in dues
    • $180.00 to date in Scrip
      • Welcome Back: PC Farm Bureau, Liquor/Travel Haven, Valley Drug, Green’s Sales, Hardware Hank, CHMS, First Security Bank, Westside/KidCurry
      • Welcome: Plant a Seed Read/Imagination Library
  • Tourism and Marketing
    • Hwy 191S and Hwy2 Billboards in Print
    • Spring Tourism Flyer 11,243 views
    • Branding Project Started
      • Propose to County/City then Survey and some focus groups
      • Overarching brand for county, with individual community brands within it
  • Member Education and Investment
    • High School Student Mentoring/Job Shadowing Program 11 completed!
  • Technology
    • Technology Community Education Classes Completed for year



  1. Old Business
  • 501 Application Final Review


  1. New Business
  • Google My Business Workshop – see Member’s only section for the workshop slides.
  • Vote for Person of Influence

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