Membership Meeting January 2018

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting

Great Northern


  1. Call to Order
  2. Member Round Robin
  • Independence Bank – Ready for 2018
  • 1st State Bank – Held annual Stockholders Banquet, went well
  • CHS - New shipment of Muck boots
  • 1st Security Bank – Steady at bank
  • Phillips Co Extension – Jim Schumacher Days Jan 24th @ Great Northern
  • KMMR – Renewing Annual advertising packages
  • Todd’s Technology – Busy with service work
  • Phillco – Jan 25th Annual Meeting, Election of officers, planning Hi-Line Technology for 2018, March will be Quick books Class 10 spots
  • Donny’s Framing, Art Spot, and Bones – Working on Valentine’s Day Promo, Now carrying Lynne Brewer’s photography, Art’s Spot annual meeting Jan 22nd 6pm @ Business Center
  • Micheal Veseth – Everyone still avoiding the dentist
  • Art’s Funriture – Jeff busy with repairs
  • Westide – Busy New Year
  • Blades – New Nail Technician Chelsea Weise and new Massage Therapist Hannah Jones

III. Committee and Administrative Reports

  • Merchants
    • Holiday in review-over all great season
    • Farmers Market- Ann to meet with Alisha end of January to discuss next steps to move forward
  • Sports
  • Divisional Wrestling Tournament Feb 3- Parents will do hospitality room
  • Arts
    • Arts Trail App in Build Stage, seeking Executive Director
    • 2-3yr expansion plan, Murdock Foundation to provide funds to do so
    • Looking for people to be on the board
  • Membership
    • Dues:  $18,750.00
  • Renewals: No renewals
  • New Members:
    • Scrip:  $1410.00
  • Tourism and Marketing
    • 1,334 Facebook Likes  629 Instagram Followers
      • Guest Instagrammers:  Brandon Nicholson for January
    • Phillips County Branding: Rooted In theme, Jan 4th meeting, went over new templates, sent feedback about designs
  • Member Education and Investment


  • Technology
    • 2018 Spring Series to offer some new classes
    • March class – Quick Books
    • Helpful Apps/Google Calendar and Backing up Photos and Contacts - Eric and Dara Wilke will instruct
    • Charge participants to help pay for educators
  1. Old Business
  • Membership Meeting Location
  • Chamber Membership location changed to Great Northern Hotel
  • Chamber Office Hours in effect
  • 10-2pm Wednesdays
  1. New Business
  • New Board Director’s
  • Tanner Kelly of First State Bank and Dara Wilke of Todd’s Technology
  • 2018 Chamber Officers
  • Jessica Cebulski President
  • Jeri Engstrom Vice President
  • Katie Smith Secretary
  • Jim Shumaker Days January 24th, 11am Great Northern
  • Chamber of Commerce providing lunch
  • 2018 Chamber Meeting Locations
  • Merchant’s-Stretch’s Pizza
  • Director’s-Tin Cup
  •  Membership-Great Northern
  • Yellowstone E-Waste Porject
  • Chamber will halp support this event and encourage people to bring items to be recycled

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