MINUTES – July 14th, 2020
The Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce held it’s monthly meeting at the Village Offices with the Zoom meeting option as well due to Covid-19.
Trustees Present: Brad Niekamp, Keith Kessen, Keith Selhorst, Lindsey Meyer, Jason Wood, Eric Thomas, Nathan Burtch, and Gina Hess
⦁ Treasurer’s Report – was presented by Keith Selhorst and Brad Niekamp via email. The reports were motioned for approval by Nate Burtch and seconded by Keith Kessen.
⦁ June Income: $114.01
⦁ June Expenses: $476.40
⦁ Checking balance as of June 30, 2020: $26,254.86
⦁ Gift Certificate balance as of June 30, 2020: $14,692.54
⦁ Secretary’s Report – the minutes from the June meeting were provided by Lindsey Meyer and reviewed. The meeting minutes were motioned to approve by Jason Wood and seconded by Gina Hess.
⦁ Website/social media – We can advertise for the downtown sidewalk sales next month to help increase traffic.
⦁ Hometown Christmas – Sunday Nov 22 – Keith Selhorst will be contacting Leiningers to reserve the ponies and the Celina rotary to reserve the train.
⦁ Where’s Charlie? – He is at Rooster Joe’s for July
⦁ Will try to get in a business on the strip for August
⦁ Cancelations – Taste of Town and Lemonade Stand
⦁ Our next event is Hometown Christmas
⦁ Gift Certificates – Raffle during sidewalk sales
⦁ Enter to win with purchase – we want to avoid people coming in to the business JUST to enter the drawing.
⦁ 4- $25 certificates
⦁ 1- $100 certificate
⦁ Re-allocated funds from the Chamber seminars in the budget ($200)
⦁ Motioned to approve by Nate Burtch and seconded by Jason Wood
President Brad Niekamp adjourned the meeting at 7:45am.
THE NEXT CHAMBER BUSINESS MEETING WILL BE ON TUESDAY AUGUST 11, 2020 @ 7:30AM AT THE VILLAGE OFFICES.