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CRS Monthly Board Minutes

Calumet Region Striders
Board of Directors Meeting
July 14, 2005

Location :  Omni 41, Schererville

Excused: Melion, Alvarez, Navarro, Pawola

In Attendance:

Cassandra RozyckiPresident
Michele YokoVice President
Hal SlagerSecretary
Mike WilsonWebmaster

Members at Large:

Porter County Lake County LaPorte County Illinois
Linda Kovacs
Misty Chandos
Mary Zemansky
Others: Jen Adamo (visitor)

Meeting called to order 7:20 PM by Cassandra.

Motion to approve June 2005 minutes by Misty. 2nd by Zemansky. Approved.

Vice President's report:

  • Newspaper submissions update
  • OE Marathon team update
  • Disney Group Rate update
  • 50/50 winner @ Friendship of $35 was Helen Carpenter.

President's Report:

  • INSTEP
    • July 2005 mailing - today $65.21 for 288 or $0.226 each saving $107.59
    • August 2005 distribution at Rotary Ramble - submissions DUE 8/3
  • Progressive Marathon Leg Sponsor - August 9 (Tuesday pm)
    • Minimum 12 Volunteers needed - but job assignments not yet known
    • Theme?

Old Business:

  • Collect race evaluations for
    • TalTree 10 - Sue
    • Gallery Gallop - Mike S
    • Just a Little Run - Bill
    • Munster Rotary - Michele
    • I Care - Pete
    • Brickyard - Michele
    • Friendship - Tom
  • Beginner Runner Program Updates
    • Shirts ordered & handing out (cost $442.757 total, $12.30 each, sell $14.00)
    • Collected $224 (discount 8 shirts for volunteers)
    • Sommer's group running Run 4 Shelter
  • Strider Survivor - will be on 8/18 in Lake County
    • Collecting RSVPs
    • Dick Macknick volunteered to grill (supply grill?)
    • Contact Bill Garner to grill?
    • Need to collect donated prizes
    • Strider wear bucks as prizes to be used on Strider Wear
  • Motion to create a budget of $500 for Survivor by Sue but no vote due to lack of quorum.
  • GC Premiums - duffel bags
  • Tent - Costco $200 10'x10' white, panels, back, wheel tote - Cass to buy since approved at a prior meeting
  • Strider Wear inventory - Dick Pond - Cass to place order
    • tank/singlet Brooks $11.00 each
    • shimmel Brooks $20.00 each (custom order?)
  • CDC comp entries (First Half winners)
    • Jim Cunningham
    • Bindy Spencer

New Business:

  • Racing Against the Clock - video can be obtained
  • On-Line Survey Active - results attached
  • Run Hit Wonder seeking volunteers
  • Merchandise Order Form - we need to include in newsletter like CARA sends out
  • GC Race Event Reminders:
    BuckleyMisty 
    Run for ShelterMaryBRP DHWI
    CDCSue"goldcup" = $5 off
    Rotary RambleLeeINSTEP, 50/50, strider wear on display
    Progressive Leg
    Strider SurvivorMisty 
    Hometown RUnMichele

Treasurer's report:

  • Account Balances - no report
    • regular checking $
    • Bob Stevens $
    • Jim Cox $
    • CD $14,969.14
  • Membership
    • Total 447 (122 new)
    • Gold Cup 228
    • Households
    • Discussion regarding rewards for volunteers - Strider bucks considered to be applied to?
    • Put together a complete calendar of events
  • Offer 50% off CRS 2005 membership starting 8/1/05
  • Collect OE dues fees August 1

Webmaster Report:

  • July 4th Special Changes
  • Race Data: 14 Gold Cup Races, 127 Other Races
  • 28 photo galleries, 538 photos
  • 34 Personal Records
  • 33 Boston Qualifiers
  • Still "In the Running" - The Tenacious Ten
  • New Junior Striders section under Events
  • CDC Packet Pickup Form
  • Gold Cup Survey Link
  • Run for Shelter course being certified.

Gold Cup Committee:

  • Banquet Reservation Method due to no-pays of those who were GC members, reserved and no show.

Sponsorship:

  • Bruce Williams = Silver Sponsor @ $250

Additional Input to Meeting:

  • Beginning runner program in Michigan City via YMCA & assistance of LaPorte County MALs - UPDATE?
  • August INSTEP stuffers (8/10): S Lee Alvarez & friends
  • Beginning runner program in Michigan City via YMCA & assistance of LaPorte County MALs
  • Sue - RRCA recap handed out - would recommend future officers receive assistance to go to this convention for networking.

Next meeting: Thursday August 25 @ Cassandra & Sam's dinner 6pm, meeting 7pm

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM

Minutes submitted by: Big Hal

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