Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Meeting Minutes – March 17, 2016

Kettle Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

Minutes of Meeting

March 17, 2016


The Regular meeting of the Kettle Falls Chamber of Commerce was called to order by Dave Blanc at 12pm at Northern Ales.


Those in attendance were Dave Blanc, Dave Keeley, Keith Wilder, Lauri McKean, Cliff Dehele, Sandy Sattler, Donna Fritz, Joy Morningmoon Matheson, Britta Chamers,  Phil Teller, Linda Teller, Daisy Prongrakthai, Gabriel Cruden, and Andrea Hedrick. Guests included Miss Kettle Falls Contestants and Leader: Bailey Robertson, Morgan Kihelic, Zarah Creden, Emma HIlls, Lorelei Hilbret, and Melody Young.


The Minutes from the March 3, 2016 meeting were read and approved.


The Miss Kettle Falls group gave brief introductions and a short presentation and were presented with $500 from the Kettle Falls Chamber of Commerce.




The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Andrea Hedrick.  Chamber funds include $1038.35 in Checking, $5197.00 in Savings and $1052.47 in Festival of Neighbors account.


Dave Keeley recognized Dave Blanc for his contribution as acting President through the last year.


Open elections were held for board positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  All votes were unanimous.


President-Phil Teller

Vice President-Dave Blanc

Secretary-Joy Morningmoon Matheson

Treasurer- Andrea Hedrick


Elections then closed.


Lauri McKean and Linda Teller, volunteers, were recognized for creating the new ‘Kettle Connects’ Chamber newsletter; promoting new businesses and working with other local publications for promotion of Kettle Falls businesses.




Dave Keeley reported that the Chamber must separate itself from the City of Kettle Falls.  Critical issues in this matter include a new website for the Chamber, agreement and payment on terms of use for the Information Center.  Those terms include cleaning costs, paying phone and electric bills.


Andrea Hedrick will be assuming the position of Treasurer for Town & Country Days beginning immediately.  She will become a signer on the bank account for that event.  Sandy Sattler will be a cosigner on the bank account.  Past signees will be removed from the account; Lori McComb and Kerri Slater.


Future meeting times discussed and scheduled:

Board Meeting First Thursday, Noon at the Information Center-April 7, 2016

General Meeting followed by the Business & Entrepreneurs Networking Meeting Third Wednesday 630pm at the Information Center-April 20, 2016


This meeting of the Kettle Falls Chamber of Commerce was adjourned by Dave Blanc at 110pm.
These Minutes Submitted by Joy Morningmoon Matheson

Leave a Reply