Merchants Meeting October 2017

Malta Chamber Merchant’s Committee Meeting

Oct 4, 2017

Stretch’s Pizza


Approve Minutes  - as read

In Attendance: Kathy B, Jacy, Sonya Y, Mardy, Jaylee, Julie, Sarah, Amanda, Eric, Avery, Lori, Alisha, Kathy O, Dina


Committee Updates

  • Marketing and Tourism
    • Art’s Trail Mural
      • Start of compiling and building content in app began
    • Winter Festival
      • Planning for 2nd week of January with several indoor and outdoor activities
    • Branding Project
      • 2 workshops completed and details are off to designer
    • Business After Hours
      • 1st Ave businesses interest- none expressed yet but will hold if there is interest in future
      • Perhaps a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Coffee Corner (formerly 3 Sisters) after April is ready/
    • Holiday
      • Calendar of Events proposed (see new business)


Old Business

  • Selfie Spot Contest
    • Next Drawing –Oct 31
  • Farmer’s Market
    • Alisha Ereaux is ready to chair the project. Working on grants to fund initial advertising, as well as looking into insurance and licensing requirements.
  • Scrip Due Oct 15
    • Lori Taylor and Jacy will Co-Chair


New Business

  • Holiday Calendar of Events Discussion
    • See details on attachment from Julie Snellman
  • Montana Film Festival – potential for Oct 21 at High School – will hold off for now
  • Volleyball Tournament – Nov 2-4, Hospitality Room and Blue Vest Volunteers
  • Putt Crawl – Nov 11

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