WPI January 19th 2015 Minutes

  1. Convene
    1. Open @ 7:04pm
    2. The Center: 800 N Market, Wichita KS
    3. Steering Committee Meeting
  2. Attendance
    1. In Attendance: David M, James A, Jim M, Pat M, David L, Sherry O, Chuck S, William H, Rollin D, Frank P, Martin W
    2. Excused: John R, Ben B, Curtis I, Lee J, Karen H
    3. Unknown
  3. Open Session
    1. Guests: Wendy B
    2. Non-Agenda Issues
      1. Board Meeting cancelled
    3. Previous Minutes

Motion to approve previous minutes made by Rollin second by William

  1. Old Business
    1. Bitchy Bingo
      1. All prizes have been collected except a Grand Prize
        1. Looking at combining prizes
      2. Need to call Rain about reservations on Wednesday
    2. June Wedding
      1. Date needs to be moved back to June 27th
      2. Charge Fee of 25 dollars, yes or no, deadline of February 28th needs to be established so that we can get some reservations in
  • Will run a half page ad to announce the event for interest

Motion to run a half page ad, with corrections, in the Liberty Press for the February Issue made by David second by Rollin passes

  1. Stage
    1. Need to get forms from Don to move forward and purchase the stage
  2. Pride Pageant

Motion that responsibility of the Pride Pageant be given to the Vice President made by David second by Martin passes President abstains

  1. Balance Report
    1. Paid
      1. Liberty Press and Sponsorship tri folds are paid, center needs to be paid
      2. 1.897.00 in the bank
    2. Reports
      1. President
        1. Working on Paperwork for the city, will be turning in Parade License as soon as the city permits aka sometime next month
        2. Received word from Donna Sweet that she will be our Grand Marshall
  • Collected prizes for Bitchy Bingo from both Home Depot and Patricias
  1. Vice President
    1. Nothing new to report
    2. Still working on the vendor list, need to speak with Karen to Confirm
  2. Treasurer
    1. February 6th @ 6:30pm is the Donna Sweet Emergency Fund and Wichita Pride has a table of 8 donated to them thru Pat Munz at Abode
  3. Entertainment
    1. Nothing new to report
  4. Communications
    1. We have Big Bs will be a food vendor at the Pride Festival
    2. Have been emailing Cargill Communications, T Mobile, Gayly, YWCA, Sunflower Travel. Will be scheduling meetings with these contacts with expectations
  5. Site Manager
    1. Have a possible food vendor with Eurest
    2. Thunderbird Lanes has closed, have called Seneca Bowl and North Rock for possible venues for our Bowling Party
  • Still talking to Wellington Place on a gift certificate
  1. Sent sponsorship tri folds to Royal Caribbean/Celebrity
  2. Heard back from Frito Lay and is being discussed
  1. Webmaster
  1. New Business
  2. Announcements
    1. Memorial Michael Tribune is Thursday at 6:30 at MCC
    2. Curtis Gibson memorial service
  3. Close @ 9:37pm