Membership Meeting June 2018

Tuesday June 19th, 2018

Malta Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting Minutes

Great Northern 12:00pm


  1. Call to Order
  • Roll call:
  • o KMMR – Melissa Cambell new sales rep
  • o PCN – Ashley Scheffelmear new office manager
  • o Malta Kiwanis – 41 treats and awards given out to 4th &5th grade kids of Malta Elementary
  • o Veseth – still on central and people still avoid the dentist
  • o FSB – Public Shred day July 16th in FSB parking lot
  • o Phillips County Extension Agency – President of MSU coming through town on bus tour, making way to Fort Peck. Getting ready for PC Fair
  • o Phillips County Hospital – Held Mental Health First Aide course. Reported a new physical therapist has started at PCH and Shane Jensen will be leaving.
  • o Todd’s Technology – Eric gone, no installs this week. Cameras and cell phones are in high demand. New remote control boats are in
  • o Westside/ Kid Curry – Bakers gambling machines gone, Mears Music machines have been increased
  1. Committee and Administrative Reports
  • Merchants
    • Father’s Day Basket drawing held June 18th – Scott Simanton was the winner
    • Crazy Days set for July 21st
  • Vendor Fees: $20 Non Chamber Member and $10 Member
  • Julie Snellman will be in park to organize
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • o Art Mural to begin progress this week
  • o Prep work to begin and prime
  • Membership
  • o Dues: $3120.00
  • Renewals: Judith River
  • New Members: Crossroads Coffee
  • Tourism and Marketing
  • o 1,366 Facebook Likes
  • o 756 Instagram Followers
  • o No guest Instagramer for June
  • o Phillips County Branding : Rooted In
  • Begin to launch
  • Donations from City of Malta, Phillco and Malta Chamber of Commerce to help with the launch
  • Member Education and Investment
  • o “Stop the Bleed” event to be scheduled for late summer
  • Technology


  1. Old Business
  • Montana ESGR Helicopter Flight
  • o Montana ESGR Boss Lift Flight held Wed May 30th , great turnout and experience
  • FSB Car Show
  • o Saturday June 2nd, 2018 great turnout
  • o 91 cars entered, many new entries
  • 10th Anniversary Wine and Dino
  • o Friday June 8th at the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum, nice evening and good turnout


  • Fireworks Fundraiser
  • o Boot drive held at Car Show, raised $141.00
  • o Radiothon held Thursday June 14th, raised $4220.00


  1. New Business
  • Malta Chamber Farmers and Artisan Market
  • o “Policies and Procedures” have been emailed out to vendors wishing to participate
  • o First event will be June 26th 6-8pm
  • o Triangle Telephone awarded us a Community Partnership grant in the amount of $300 to help with startup costs
  • Malta Chamber Summer Olympics
  • o Summer fundraiser event with local taverns, similar to Putt Crawl
  • o Saturday July 14th 6-6:30pm registration, awards and after party at 10pm
  • o Registration at Great Northern, closing to be held at the Stockman
  • o Prizes for 1st place team and best Olympic game

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