WPI 21 April 2014

  1. Convene/Agenda Approval
    1. Open  @ 7:05pm
    2. The Center: 800 N Market St, Wichita KS
    3. Steering Committee Meeting
  2. Attendance
    1. In Attendance: Renee P, Pat M, Lee J, Karen H, Tammy K, Lacey H, Chuck S, Evan S, Stephan G, Rollin D
    2. Excused: Lena B, Thomas W, Johnny W, CJ, Junior S, Brian H, Jim M
    3. Unknown
  3. Open Session
    1. Guests:  Tammy, Lacy from Wigstock
    2. Non Agenda Issues
  4. Previous Minutes
    1. Lena needs to be listed as Excused
    2. Motion for Gayly loo need to be lieu

Motion to approve the Previous Minutes with corrections as stated Made by Pat Second by Lee Passes

T-Shirts for Wigstock need to be clarified as to who is paying for and who is distributing the shirts      River Side Hair Salon would be willing to help pay for and distribute the shirts

  1. Old Business
    1. Cargill

i.      Paying for a Silver Sponsorship, will pay 250 for picnic sponsorship, checking with corporate to donate meat.

ii.      Brent has updated website so they  have been paid

  1. MAAIC

i.      First payment has been made so we have the Indian Center

ii.      Need to send damage deposit to Indian Center

iii.      No response from April as far as extra rooms and Mobile clinics

  1. Fundraisers

i.      241 from Buffalo Wild Wings

ii.      Applebees does not do fundraiser meals anymore, however they will donate gift cards

iii.      Chilis will do fundraisers on occasion, will hear from Duane on that

iv.      Abuelos needs an email regarding what we are looking for on fundraisers

v.      Trying to contact Ladies Man and Audrey McQueen to help with a Pride Fundraiser

vi.      Yard Sale is still on, plenty is being donated to the sale

  1. Buttons and Shirts

i.      With the Shirts, remove 2014, remove dates entirely

ii.      Button must have 2014 on them

  1. Balance Report
    1. 1,463.77
    2. 80 to the post office for PO Box
    3. Paid Center, will have storage and Liberty Press
  2. Reports
    1. President

i.      NYC Meeting

  1. Pride Guide, want to orientate more towards a Magazine Format rather than just a guide of ads
  2. Need to start orienting towards a broader community
  3. Fundraising ideas, hitting businesses and letting them provide a framework and work with that
  1. Vice President

i.      Trying contact pageant winners, they are obligated to help with a couple of fundraisers

  1. Treasurer

i.      AARP

  1. Got a response, planning on being at Pride, wanted the Picnic, AARP looking at other events

ii.      For communications, need to send to Visitors and Convention Bureau the information on Pride Fest

iii.      Russell Taylor has approached the Board about having a table at the pageant on May 23rd, will have a merchandise table

iv.      By next meeting we may have a marketing plan to get to the larger community

v.      Need to finish Kansas Star Casino

  1. Entertainment

i.      Have a tentative list of entertainers

ii.      Started on Wigstock entertainers, have up to 5 entertainers

iii.      Gathering stuff for the yard sale

iv.      Got a vendor packet to Chilly Shaved Ice

v.      Trying to line up Women Without Pursues

  1. Communications

i.      Elle gave contact information at Coleman, hope to introduce ourselves and get something going with them

ii.      Waiting for Up N Smoke and Luckys to see if they want to have an ad in the Pride Guide

iii.      Gayly wants to increase our web ads and additional print

iv.      Need to hear back from Face Painter

  1. Site Manager

i.      Getting check from Rain and Hunter Health

ii.      Check on the Delano District people to see what comes out of that

iii.      Bears are wanting to get involved

iv.      Waiting to hear back from Prime Timers

  1. Webmaster

i.      Nothing new

  1. New Business
    1. Liberty Press ad must be done for the garage sale, mention that we will be at the Miss Fantasy Pageant
  2. Announcements
    1. Bowling tournament for car crash victims canceled
    2. Lester is out of rehab and recovering and is back at home
  3. Close @ 9:05pm