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Meeting Minutes – October 18, 2018

 Kettle Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 Pm
ATTENDANCE:
Mayor John Ridlington
Phil Teller –President
Lorilee Technetium- Advocate for Disabilities, Chamber Secretary, Chamber Treasurer
Julie Chamberlain- Art Director
Aditi Sood
Angela Monette-Beardall
 Thaynan Knowlton – Superintendent Kettle Falls School District
Meeting Called To Order at 7:00 Pm.
The meeting began with a reading of the last minutes.
CORRECTION********
The winter Christmas Tree Lighting Festival will be on Dec 1. We are putting together the event lineup. Here is a sample lineup… feel free to email me at technetiummusic@aol.com or call 675-7080 if you have an event that should be added.
9-3 Craft Fair for the Lady Lions
3:30 Movie at Woodland Theater
5:30 Fire trucks begin loading
6:45 Tree Lighting, Caroling and Hot Cocoa
7:30 Movie at Woodland Theater
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Early Learning Center********
The early learning center grand opening will be on October 24 from 5pm to 7pm. Mr. Knowlton and his crew have worked very hard to make this happen. Please come down and show your support.
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Halloween Parties********
October 27th One Spooky Night 6PM Backyard BBQ
October 27th Witches ball from 1pm-4pm.
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Other Events********
Apple Dessert Bake Off- Meyers Falls Market Saturday October 20th 12pm.
Michael Pickett Northern Ales October 25 at 6pm
The Northern Alien Invasion Northern Ales October 26th at 7 pm.
Sara Brown- Northern Ales November 1st at 6pm
David DeVeau Northern Ales November 8th at 6pm
Veterans Day Benefit Concert Backyard BBQ November 10th at 4pm.
Veterans Eat Free at Backyard BBQ November 10th at 3pm
Lady Lions Craft Fair Dec 1st from 9am -3pm Kettle Falls Middle School
Tree Lighting Winter Festival -December 1st -throughout Kettle Falls from 9 am until 9pm
Christy Lee and the Broken Rosary Whiskey Thieves- Northern Ales- Dec 7 at 7pm
Breakfast with Santa Dec 8th
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Chamber Business
Mr Knowlton asked chamber to cover the last financial portion for the Woodland Theater screen. Chamber agreed that we would pay up to $1500.00.
We would like to welcome  Angela Monette-Beardall to the board of directors. Mr Cripps has left his position due to personal circumstances. Angela is now our Vice President. Thank You Angela for stepping up. We value your input and ideas.
We would also like to welcome Aditi Sood to the board of directors. Begining in December, Mr Teller will be taking an extended leave of office for personal circumstances. Aditi Sood will be President of chamber will Phil is away. Thank You Aditi for stepping up and helping us to navigate Kettle Falls.
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Downtown Drone
We would like to take aerial footage of downtown Kettle Falls to create a welcome video. Stay tuned for footage. Phil will work with the gentleman who is donating his time and efforts for this endeavor.
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Light up Chamber and Winter Festival
November 24 and 25th Mrs Chamberlain will be decorating the inside of Chamber. We are looking for volunteers to help with this endeavor. Thank You Julie for donating all these totes of decorations for our cause. Marnie and Diana will be doing the lovely display of lights around chamber. Thank You Ladies.. what an Incredible job!!!!
We still need to move the decorations from long storage over to chamber or to city hall in preparation for our winter festival. Aditi will be lending City Hall the old time popcorn machine for the Winter festival on Dec 1st.
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Kettle Falls City Signs
Phil will be contacting Ken Leiske to do the two city signs. Stay tuned for time and date of unveiling.
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City Trucks New Logos
Mr Ridlington is arranging for the new logos to be placed on the city trucks.
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Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa will be on December 8th. More details as we get closer.
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM
NEXT MEETING
The next scheduled Chamber Board meeting is Monday November 5th, 2018, 12 Pm at the Information Center.
Meeting Minutes By: Lorilee Technetium.

Meeting Minutes – September 20, 2018

Kettle Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7:00 Pm

REMEMBER THERE HAS BEEN A MEETING CHANGE

NEXT MEETING IS MONDAY OCTOBER 1 AT NOON AT THE INFO CENTER.

ATTENDANCE:
Mayor John Ridlington
Phil Teller –President
Lorilee Technetium- Advocate for Disabilities, Chamber Secretary, Treasurer
Judy McAbee- Chamber Volunteer
Aditi Sood- Owner of Harvest Foods and True Value

Meeting Called To Order at 7:04 Pm.

We did not have a quorum so we moved to open discussion.
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The Grand Opening of True Value

The Grand Opening of True Value went beautiful. Hot dogs, hamburgers, prizes, and a fabulous turnout. Congratulations!!!!
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Tree Lighting Festival   FESTIVAL WILL BE ON DECEMBER 7th

Arrangements are under way for the tree lighting festival. The flag pole will be turned into a lit tree, there will be wrapped presents and ornaments, and lots of Christmas decorations. Julie Chamberlain has graciously donated 6 totes of decorations. The Moms from Angel’s Love free clothing room are wrapping the decoration presents. Hot Cocoa will be provided. Santa will be picked up from the train and will ride the fire trucks to the information center. Julie Chamberlain and family are cutting out the wood elves and other wood art.

Thayman will be in charge of promotions.

Lady Lions will be putting on their art fair.

There will be a movie at the theater at 4pm.

  1. WE NEED OUR CAROLERS.
  2. We need someone in charge of the snowman contest
  3. We need local area discounts
  4. Perhaps the library can come read the kids Christmas books
  5. Need live music on the stage

 

Festival will be on DECEMBER 7TH

Meeting adjourned at 8:03 PM

NEXT MEETING
The next scheduled Chamber Board meeting is MONDAY Oct 1, 12 noon at the Information Center.

Meeting Minutes By Lorilee Technetium.