WPI 7 July 2014

  1. Convene
    1. Open @ 7:06pm
    2. The Center: 800 N Market, Wichita KS
    3. Steering Committee Meeting
  2. Attendance
    1. In Attendance: Evan S, Chris T, Martin W, Rollin D, Jim M, Chuck S, Pat M
    2. Excused: Junior S, Renee P, Lee J, Karen H
    3. Unknown
  3. Open Session
    1. Guests: Brenda L, Benny A
    2. Non-Agenda Issues
  4. Previous Minutes
    1. Communications Report, stopped at the Annex Lounge, that is the restaurant name
    2. Under Site it is called Twist Yarn Shop
    3. Trans Conference is July 11th and 12th, Bears in Heat is the 10th thru the 13th
    4. Its Wellington Place

Motion to approve Previous Minutes as corrected made by Pat second by Rollin passes

  1. Old Business
    1. T-Shirts
      1. Needing clarification on the email to include Pride T Shirts, price of 7.95 per shirt for Wigstock shirts per 72, and 8.50 per 24
      2. Getting verbal quotes from US Logos for next week
    2. Pride Guide
      1. Cover
        1. Covers were presented, nothing was voted upon due to lack of a majority, new submissions included for consideration, will be voting next week
      2. Estimates
        1. Submission from Valley Offset Printing in the amount totaling in the amount of 1,702 plus tax
      3. Balance Report
        1. 3,657.71 in the bank as of this moment
        2. Budget
          1. Reviewed the budget for Pride 2014 as requested from last meeting
            1. Will be discussing photographer for Pride next meeting
            2. Brenda L will be getting hot dogs and buns
          2. Reports
            1. President
              1. Sunflower
            2. Vice President
              1. Nothing to report
            3. Treasurer
              1. City Paperwork is done, will be turning into the city on Tuesday for all the City paperwork, only exception is the State Liquor License
              2. Received a Letter from Amazon Smile Foundation, some customers have decided to support Wichita Pride
  • Bar at Pride
    1. Russell and Pink have decided to work together, will be running a cash register, will be needing a volunteer to run the cash register
    2. Last year we charged 3 dollars for wells and domestic beers, imports would be 4, bombs aka Tuaca bombs would be 5, shots of other than wells would be 4
    3. Need to move the stage back and move the bar so that they can see the stage, need to have wristbands at the bar to band people, will require a volunteer
    4. Do we need to rope of the bar area?
    5. We can sell energy drinks at the bar
  1. Food Vendors, for years they were not allowed to give away pop or water
    1. Discussion on whether we leave soda and water to the food vendors
  2. Entertainment
    1. Nothing new to report
  3. Communications
    1. Nothing new to report
  4. Site Manager
    1. Good chance we will have Heart of America Men’s Chorus for Saturday
    2. Working on the Pride Guide, need to get emails for all the places that are needed for Pride Guide
  • Need to ask Thunderbird about AARP advertising
  1. Johnson, car salesman, has contacted about having an Ad in the Pride Guide, now asking about a Full Page Ad
  1. Webmaster
    1. Nothing new to report
  2. New Business
    1. Drag Night/Fundraisers
      1. Talked about doing this on Saturday after the Block Party starting around 10pm in the South Forty
      2. Mud Wrestling
        1. Talked about doing it September 17th
        2. Would be a 3.00 cover, South Forty gets alcohol sales
        3. Movie Night/Pool Party, looking at end of August and whether or not we will have a movie playing
      3. Announcements
        1. Trans Gender Conference will be July 11th and 12th
        2. Bears in Heat will be July 10th thru 12th
      4. Close @ 9:03pm