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BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MID-COAST KENNEL CLUB BOARD MEETING HELD ON 6/29/05:ON-LINE BOARD
The meeting was called to order by Donna Cook with the first line of business being the Labor
Day Week-end show-committee report:
1. Lynn Thomas and Chris Wescott reported they have a few ads, and will be pursuing more
in the next two weeks and have it completed by the next regular business meeting (DEADLINE 7/25/05).
2. Also, it was agreed a mass mailing to the membership regarding kennel/breeder ads
for each group in the catalog......Lynn thinks we will have most of the groups covered just by asking members to place ads.
Donna Cook offered to cover the Hound Group, Lynn will do the Sporting Group, and Lynn will be contacting the rest of the
members to try to cover all groups.
3. Deadline for ads is July 25th
4. All proofs go to Vicki Rolls
Lynn's question:"Do we just collect business cards and make the ad for the person or let them do their own
Sue's answer:"Vicki and I proofed them I think she needed to get in touch
with you about a few tropies unless her info was complete and Rau just "screwed up" -- they didn't get some listed."
It was noted by Sue that everyone except Vicki Rolls (who's out of town) , and the quorum was
Sue noted Donna Cook is the trophy chairperson.
Next line of business:
Donna Cook: "What else do we need to discuss? Anyone want to comment on new sites
for future shows?" (tabled)
Kris: "Ads for the show. Should we call the local newspapers so they can add us to
the "What Is Going On" page? So we can get some "public"?"
Question: "Lobster Bake".
Donna Cook: No Lobster Bake this year.
Donna Cook: "Yes, Kris, someone should do that."
Sue: "Donna Caron used to do publicity -- maybe she has some source info. Jon also
mentioned a good source."
sentinel" Who it chief steward?
Sue: Joan Brewster
Donna: I would love to help in obedience.
Kris: Me too!
Sentinel: OK, has Pat Leclerc been asked?
Donna: I am still working on food concessions; what do you have?
Kiwanis contact has not gotten back to me. Spoke with someone else 3 days ago. Hope to hear soon.
Jon: Joan needs to get Donna's list unless you have already given it to Joan.
Donna: I think the Scouts are on board this year also.
Sue: Is the show undercontrol enough for now? (especially since Vicki isn't here; we could sure use her input-- maybe
do a show "chat" later).
Sentinel: Do we have a nominating committee?
Donna: Who wants to be nominated?
Sentinel: Maybe a regular meeting would be good; we need to get back to a regular schedule of meetings.
Sue: We should probably discuss the direction of the club, future shows, etc.
Sentinel: Need 3 people for a nominating committee.
Nominating Committee chosen: Donna Cook, Lynn Thomas, and Chris Wescott
Officers for our temporary slate of officers are as follows: Pres. Gay Spear, VP Vicki Rolls, Treas. Donna Cook,
Secretary Lynn Thomas, and Directors are: Jon Chase, Kris Wescott, and Sue Mendelson.
Donna: Let's pick a date for the next regular membership meeting.
Discussion followed regarding place and times for the next meeting..........
Discussion followed regarding Cluster shows with other clubs in Maine....nothing was decided and will be discussed further
at future meetings.
The meeting was adjourned at around 9PM with a tentitive meeting date of 7/11 or 12
MCKC MEMBERSHIP MEETING 7/10/05:
The meeting was called to order by Pres., Gay Spear with the following members present: Todd Bennett, Sue Mendleson,
Donna Cook, Dave Taylor, Vicki Rolls, Lynn Thomas, Mary Mulhern, and Gay Spear.
Secretary's Report: (printed above) a copy of which was reviewed by the members.
Treas. Report: Donna reported we had paid the Freepress bill for the last time and requested they stop sending
us a bill. And, a deposit has been made on the tents for the show.
Old Bus. A discussion ensued regarding the Board Meeting's "chat" style, and how to make it be more efficient.
It was agreed a meeting agenda would help.
Show Committee: Trophies are all set. Show Photos for both days will be awarded to Group firsts and first
place in obedience. Gay Spear volunteered to pick up all the small dog toy prizes for placements.
Food Vendors: Smoothie Shack has been reserved, only. Donna has contacted Kawanis but
no one has called her back yet. She will pursue them. Should we invite Mike Maeo, the vending guy back? He will
NO Lobster bake because last year's back had to be refunded because of lack of interest.
Judges Lunches: Dan Dowling's son is not doing it. Vicki didn't know who will be
doing it yet.
July 22nd (according to Vicki) is the deadline for catalog ads.
INSIDE FRONT COVER $60
INSIDE BACK COVER $60
Full Page Ad $40
Quarter Page $10
Lynn Thomas will collect ads and send directly to Rau dog shows.
Boy Scouts have been contacted and will help with parking, manning booths, etc.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Donna suggested the present slate of officers stay at least until after the show because
that is what is in the catalog.
DAN DOWLING DOES JUDGES HOSPITALITY BAGS FOR THE HOTEL
DONNA CONSSISTA IS OBEDIENCE CHAIRMAN.
Internet Meetings Discussion: good way to do it is have a monitor to assign numbers to each person signed on.
A motion was made by Lynn Thomas and Seconded by Donna to have Board Meetings on line. Sue M. said we need to e-mail
people advising them to use the web-site more.
ALTERNATIVE SHOW SITES - A committee was formed (Gay Spear, Dave Taylor and Mary Mulhern, Donna Cook) and will
make a list of sites and visit them and report back to the membership.
It was decided to have the next membership meeting on AUGUST 24TH (WED) at Mary Mulhern's house. Watch the Confidential
Page on this site for directions to Mary's house.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:57.