WPI October 27th 2014 Minutes

  1. Convene
    1. Open @ 7:04pm
    2. The Center: 800 N Market, Wichita KS
    3. Steering Committee Meeting
  2. Attendance
    1. In Attendance: Renee P, Ben B, Jim M, Rollin D, Chuck S, William H, CJ T, David L, John R, Michael J, Rose J, David M, Pat M, Lee J, Karen H
    2. Excused: Martin W
    3. Unknown
  3. Open Session
    1. Guests
    2. Non-Agenda Issues
  4. Previous Minutes
    1. Under Communications Report need to complete sentence for Nancy’s Sandwich

Motion to approve Previous Minutes as amended made by Rollin Second by Renee Passes

  1. Old Business
    1. Sponsorship
      1. Choosing a Tri Fold, will be getting one next week
      2. Home Depot, Verizon, Lowes all still communicating with those that can approve the requests, or are dead ends at this point
  • Do have T Mobile and Cargill
  1. Need to get ahold of Graylan for Target
  2. Need to get ahold of Via Christi and Wesley Hospitals
  1. Food Vendors
    1. Need to start recruiting some food vendors
  2. Fat Boyz now has a for rent sign on their building
    1. Have two pieces of paper with phone numbers to contact for Phoenix Rising
  3. Balance Report
    1. Have over 3,000+ after paying the Indian Center, everything else is paid
  4. Reports
    1. President
      1. Indian Center Deposit is paid
      2. Letters and communications with Donna Sweet is moving foward
    2. Vice President
      1. Volunteer Party was a success
    3. Treasurer
      1. Will try to track down Fat Boyz again
      2. Will be filing for the 501c3 renewal again with week with the IRS
  • Still looking at the email and have not paid the bill

 

  1. Entertainment
    1. Nothing new to report
  2. Communication
    1. Refer to new business under sponsorship
  3. Site Manager
    1. Working on sponsorship packets and tri folds. Will be ready by next meeting
  4. Webmaster
  1. New Business
    1. Fundraisers
      1. Buffalo Wild Wings/Restaurant Fundraisers
        1. No Money down, doesn’t take a lot of effort on our part
        2. Renee Will be in charge of doing another Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
      2. Wichita Wing Nuts Baseball at Lawrence DuMont
  • Wichita Thunder might be able to do something for us
  1. Look into doing a Beauty and the Beast show
    1. Look at Kings and Queens that would be willing to help
    2. Consider doing a more community event aka donations to food pantry or PDI
  2. Drag Make Over
    1. Contact Queens to look at that
  3. Bitchy Bingo
    1. Dorothy would need to host again
    2. Chuck will talk to Alan about dates
  • Valentine’s Day/Sock Hop/Prom
    1. Need to start looking at what the young people want
    2. Gear it towards the youngsters
  1. Contributions
    1. Volunteer at the Church Food Banks and PDI
      1. Also look at dentist offices to donate things like brushes and dental floss
    2. Volunteer at the overflow shelters
  • Clothing Drive
    1. Look at donating to the Overflow Shelter
  1. Look at the Lords Diner
    1. Would need a food handlers card
  2. Newlyweds Show
    1. Runs just like the show
  3. Gay Blood Drive
    1. Look into planning that
  • Monopoly Fundraiser
  1. New Communications Director
    1. Rollin Resigns at the Communications Director as of the end of this current meeting

Motion to hold a Mid Term election to elect a new Communications Director made by Renee Second by Mike Passes

David Merz nominated to the Position elected

  1. Announcements
    1. Bears Bitch Bingo November 13th
    2. Friday night Kids Halloween Party in the South Forty for MCC/WOOLF/Bears
    3. Elections on November 4th
    4. November 6th there will be a decision on Equal Marriage
  2. Close @ 8:57pm