Members Meeting November 2016

Tuesday November 15, 2016

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting

Westside Restaurant



  1. Call to order
  2. Member Round Robin
  • Art Spot/Bohn’s Bones Gallery/Malta Business Center: Business Center rate reduction - $2500-$450/ month with utilities.  Art Fair Dec 4 – submit your PC art for exhibit.  Professional Artist Quick Draw and auction.
  • Kiwanis – 11/28 at BGC for Santa’s Workshop, 2nd Monday in December is shopping with needy families and could use volunteers. Key club is wrapping presents on Monday nights with donations. Kiwanis meetings are 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6pm at Westside
  • Veseth – will be in town through holidays for dental needs
  • 1st Security Bank – Scrip available. Santa Pics are first Monday in December
  • FSB – Scrip available
  • IB – Scrip available, turkey drawing on Nov 21
  • PCH – Thank you for donations at healthcare foundation fundraiser. Check out new website, and lab availability.  Started model of same-day care, similar to urgent care centers, where we do as much as we can to get you, if you are sick, to have a same day appointment. Looking for feedback on how else we can provide health care services to area.  Contact us through our website or Ward directly with ideas and feedback.
  • PCN – Black Friday ads are due at noon this Thursday
  • Art’s – Starting to sell appliances. Maytag and Amanda brands.  Are working to get an employee certified for service in the near future.
  • PC Museum – Festival of trees running now, and until Dec 1. 12 mini trees and many wreaths, holiday décor for auction
  • Tulips and Treasures – Black Friday sales and bake sale. Participating in Angel program. Kudos to PC first responders for their service during Thane’s accident.

III. Committee and Administrative Reports

  • Merchants
  • Business After Hours Nov– Alison’s Pantry/Avon, Dec Promises
    • November went well, and looking forward December
    • Alison’s Pantry orders, last of year due Nov 28
  • Holly to Malta’s Jolly – November 20
    • Buy your gift bags now, only 50 available
  • Buttons Sale Start November 26
    • Contact Chamber office if you don’t have buttons and want a bag
  • HOT DEALS page on
    • Let us know if you have any to include on the website.
  • Sports
  • Membership
  • Tourism and Marketing
    • Marketing Plan Progress
      • Malta Brochures Mail Out ~90 out to a 200 mile radius
      • Winter in Phillips County Flyer to email out
    • PCLifestyle – November Article on Holly to Malta’s Jolly
      • Article each week in December for Shop Home for the Holidays
    • Border Sign – Being Printed
    • Putt Crawl – Successful Event
    • Missouri River Country CoOp Marketing Funds Available for 2017
  • Member Education and Investment
    • High School Student Mentoring/Job Shadowing Proposal – For January
    • New Business Resources Posted on Members Only Section
  • Technology
    • Technology Community Education
      • Quickbooks – running now, place for another session in spring
      • Windows 10 – setting date for January/February
      • Google Basics – setting date for January/February
      • Word – setting date for January/February
      • Dark Side of the Internet– setting date for January/February


  1. Old Business
  • Holiday Promotions – See Facebook, KMMR, PCN, Super Shopper, Tricia’s Trader
  1. New Business/Discussions


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