Members Meeting October 2017

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting

Westside Restaurant


  1. Call to Order
  2. Member Round Robin
  • Art’s Furniture:  getting ready for parade of lights and kitchen sets for sale
  • PCN: Black Friday edition getting ready
  • FSB: parade float planning
  • IB: coloring contest finishing up, submit entries by Oct 26
  • Dr Veseth: brush and floss everyday
  • Extension Office: completed livestock judging, working through impact of dry conditions
  • PCH: flu season is here.  Working on suicide prevention in Community Needs committee
  • Todd’s: geard up for new toys, drones, and camera systems for houses
  • MHS: 70 bus drivers completed safety training.  Hosted Big Flat Annual meeting, Considering greenhouse to supplement fresh produce for cafeteria.  135 enrollment in HS

III. Committee and Administrative Reports

  • Merchants
  • Parade of Lights/Scrip Kickoff– Oct 26
  • Sports
    • Divisional Volleyball Tournament Nov 2-4  (see below)
  • Arts
    • Arts Trail App in Build Stage
    • Winter Ice and Light Festival 2nd week of  January planning
  • Membership
    • Dues:  $16620.00
  • Renewals: Farmers & Ranchers Lumber Co., Malta Dairy Queen Brazier, Independence Bank, Art Spot
  • Phillips Transit Authority, Ranchers Stewardship Alliance, Equity Cooperative, Par 3 Inc., Bill's Classic Auto Body & Towing, Milk River Veterinary Service, P.C.
  • KMMR Radio, Dina Sainato-Meneely, HR Consultant, Phillips Conservation District, CHS Big Sky, Art's Furniture & Carpet, Spare Change
  • Spencer Electric, Mirth Inc. Mint Bar, Patty's Greenhouse, Mears Music
  • New Members: B&B Sales, Malta Business Center, Tilleman Motors, Crossroads Coffee, Coffee Corner, Country Inn, WIPFLI
    • Scrip:  $1140.00
  • Tourism and Marketing
    • 1,277 Facebook Likes  606 Instagram Followers
      • Guest Instagrammers:  Oct – Avery Sorenson
    • Seasonal Flyers:  Fall Flyer for October/November Coming
    • Phillips County Branding: Themes are with the designer
  • Member Education and Investment
    • Non-profit Board training –Rescheduled due to weather
  • Technology
    • Planning 2017/18 classes to include:  Word, Windows 10, Google, Gadgets and Digital Pictures
  1. Old Business
  • 501c6 Application Approved!
  1. New Business
  • Merchants Holiday Plan Review
    • Holly to Malta’s Jolly on Nov 19
    • Late night openings start Nov 27
    • Coloring books available by Black Friday
  • King – Volleyball Tournament Hospitality Room and Blue Vest Volunteers
    • Start at 10am on Thursday and runs till appx 7, same for Friday. Saturday finished by 3pm
    • Will need hospitality room – Jessica Cebulski will lead and Blue Vest Volunteers, Sharon Young will lead.
  • Vote – Person of Influence x2 completed

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