May Meeting Minutes

May 19, 2016

  • We reviewed the bylaws that were presented to everyone.
    • It was noted a Membership Coordinator position was never filled and is open.
    • Terms are one year – though you may be reelected each year.
  • The definition of what “East Hills Business Association” was brought up and many expressed their meaning to them.
    • Helping those within the group/going to them for needs instead of a stranger
    • Providing a resource for the community on a volunteer or financial side
    • Learning about other companies/groups that are within our area and ways to support them or educate others on what we have within our region
    • Being educated on important causes and needs in our community
  • Fundraisers were brought up:
    • We reviewed Golf Outings from the past
    • We reviewed Richland Days from the past
    • Thoughts on pizza/subs and having coupons as an option
    • We talked about donating “time” such as cleaning a street, putting our name on garbage bags
    • We talked about recycling day – donating our time and the money from that for a cause
    • We talked about Relay for Life
  • Membership – handing out flyers, promoting what we do and give with our information to increase our group
    • At one time we had 80+ companies
    • More exposure, more may want to join — being recognized
  • New membership
    • We had two new memberships
      • Bella Sicila Italian Restaurant
      • Huston Enterprises
  • Location for Meeting:
    • Bella Sicilila – signed up and we will be having the meal at that location next month and moving forward unless a speaker wants us at their location
  • Next month speaking is set up and suggestions are needed for additional month speakers
    • New organization
    • Non profits
    • Causes – Cub Scouts, Cancer – etc..
  • Basket Raffle — suggested that we all donate something from our organization to contribute and then have one huge basket for a “cause” that we could donate to help
  • Kim from Windber Medical won the free meal.
  • Carol from Sleep Inn won the 50/50 and donated back to the group
  • Balance as of this meeting 3948.90.