Tri Lakes Business Alliance Meeting Minutes, March 21, 2014
Meeting opened at 9:05 a.m. by Don Butler, President.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade – one of the local restaurants said they had their best night ever for business and another said it was their 3rd best night. Wrap up meeting will be planned for the near future.
ATV Group is having their run on March 17. Set up will be at 11 a.m. at Tin Teepee Campgrounds. Proceeds will go to the Helper’s Fund. It was noted that previous rides have been very successful.
Website – Brandon announced that there is now a template design being worked up and they need to write the text content which will include the minutes.
APA Best Community Events Contest – results will be announced at their April meeting.
Scholarship Fund – no report as they have not yet had a meeting. John MacMillan will be contacted to set up a date.
Winter Carnival – date will be February 21, 2015. Randy mentioned that he had received a late donation and that they would put it towards next year’s event.
North Warren School Board Meeting – was very well received. Monica would like to be placed on our mailing list.
Cruise Night/Car Hops – will begin on May 9. Donnie will purchase all the trophies for the season at one time so we have them available.
Carol Theater – Al mentioned contacted Jonathan Newell and Stu Kuby. They have several groups interested in doing performances this year. Percentages would be split amongst them, Tri Lakes and owner Swan. They would do Saturday/Sunday performances once the weather warms up. Grants apparently would be available only to 501 © 3’s, who must also have a mission statement and By-Laws. The key words are “to bring music and culture into the community”.
Meeting adjourned at 10 a.m.
NEXT MEETING: Friday, April 4, 2014 at 9a.m. @ the Panther Mountain Inn.