Date: Thursday, February 08, 2018
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Jamie's Office
Directions: 329 N. Main St., Suite 201 (Map)
2018 Banquet Items
02/01/18 Meeting Minutes were read recapping last week's activities by Davin Alan
Arlen gave an update on attendance - We are up to 120 pre-registered.
We have presold a little over $1,000 worth of Dinner Gun Raffle tickets.
19 Ringnecks have been presold.
49 Early Birds have been presold and that is closed.
35 of the Pheasant Bucks Raffle have been sold and that is also closed.
We are full speed ahead for marketing efforts and the information has been distributed to on-line and traditional media outlets.
The Polaris Dealer in Albert Lea, NorthStar Sports, suggested a sponsorship deal. We will consider this for next year's banquet.
Shopping at Running's and ACE Hardware at 10:00 am on Thursday the 15 for the banquet
Tom is donating a Trek woman's 10 Speed bike for the raffle.
Deadline for the program for print entries is February 10th for a February 18th print date.
Jeff Baldus informed us that there is a trac of land available 218 N just northwest of Mapleview that is something we are going to look into for purchase and donate to habitat.
01/25/18 Meeting minutes from last week were read by Davin Alan.
Arlen gave us an update on attendance. Currently we have 90 signed up for the banquet with 19 being Ringnecks and 8 Gold sponsors.
Eric Herendeen is donating Winchester Model SXP Waterfowl 12 Gauge Pump and two more prints and 5 small plates - Thank you Eric
The Austin Herald is starting their promo in the paper and on their web.
KAAL - information has been submitted for their community calendar for promos to run through the banquet.
KTTC - information has been submitted for their community calendar for promos to run through the banquet.DONE
KIMT - information has been submitted for their community calendar for promos to run through the banquet.DONE
Davin to contact Power 96 and the Shopper for promoting the event.DONE
KAUS - information has been submitted for their community calendar for promos to run through the banquet. We also have an interview to be fielded by Dave Hagen and Arlen Schamber for 10:30 Tuesday the 20th of February to promote the event and our organization.DONE
Davin to contact ASA auto to get graphics for their promotion of our event. Still waiting on Graphics ASA Auto will be bringing a brand new vehicle to exhibit at our event.
Universal Marine and RV will also be bringing their new top-of-the-line boat to exhibit.
Ben Jacobson has a 4 month old Llewellin Setter and training package available for a very good price. 1 year free training $250 value. Need to get that information on the web. Davin to get with Ben to get pictures and bio on dog.DONE
Arlen has been in contact with Power 96 and will be getting that promo moving forward.DONE
Davin to contact the Shoppers.DONE
Deadline for the banquet program print entries in is February 10th.
Hormel will be donating nice thick cut pork chops. Arlen and Paul and Tom will be picking the meat up from Hormel afternoon of February 23.