August 13, 2021 Minutes

Grap's/Zoom Meeting
7:30 PM

Roll Call:

Robert, ToiLyn, Heather, Nathan, Kelsey, Jonathan, Becky, Derek

Reading and approval of the minutes of the preceding meeting:  

Review and approval of bills:

No new bills

Report of the Executive Director:

In October will start approaching new/previous sponsors.

Arsenic- $2000= about 200 tickets and bake sale went well. Just about covers budget, except for licensing/scripts.

Need to get annual report information sent in before end of September.

Mr Beautiful Fork - Oct 9th at Graps. All contestants are selected- seven probable have agreed to participate. Carrie D. will present/host. Budget will be proposed at September meeting.

Christmas Show - ToiLyn will direct.

Rec center is replacing some boards on stage. Painting stage will take place soon.

Reports of Officers and Committees: 

  • President
    • Will be flying in for annual meeting.
  • Vice President 
    • Audition for Arsenic went well. Lack of male actors is a concern for future productions. We need to recruit more men.
    • Emailed principal- Purple Pride students can earn credit for volunteering. Need to encourage/promote having them assist in productions.
    • Christmas show ideas are in shared drive for input.
    • Annual report is filed with State of SD.
  • Treasurer
    • $1805 tickets sold, $331.26 bake sale revenue from Arsenic
    • $5432.37 current balance
    • $1000 from Arts Council will be coming soon
  • Secretary
    • No updates at this time
  • Grant & Fundraising Committee
    • Themed bake sale was well received- will try to incorporate that in future.
    • Derek is applying for another $5000 grant.
    • Robert suggested asking community members to contribute to bake sale items- maybe have baking contest at some point?
  • Membership Committee
    • No new items at this time
  • Public Relations Committee
    • Arsenic marketing went well. 
    • Working with Derek for Mr Beautiful Fork posters
    • Creating promotional items to go out in Chamber of Commerce goodie bags- would like to include a discount code for show ticket to get new people in the door.
  • Creative Committee
    • See Derek’s report

Old and unfinished business:

Annual meeting Oct 16th, 6pm. ToiLyn will talk to Graps about using back room and ordering appetizers.

New business:

September 12th- booth at rec center to promote BFACT, include volunteer/membership forms. Need volunteers to be at booth throughout the day.

Other:

Next meeting:

September 15th 7pm.

Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn by Nathan, seconded by ToiLyn.

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