December Board Meeting: 12/3

posted Dec 8, 2014, 6:01 PM by Catherine Brekke
Club Members Present:
Christian Brekke
Tom (Family Means)

Board Members Present:
Mike Lyner
Katie Brekke
Brian Hirsch
Randy Moses
Steve Streitz

Tom (FamilyMeans)
Presentation/info about Cimarron Youth Bicycle Program
One part bike rides
One part bike mechanic skills
Star Mechanic status
Currently, FamilyMeans manages the Landfall Youth bike program - goal is to  
replicate in Cimarron, June 2015
Have dedicated space for bike program and staff 
Mike would like to support program personally (match up to $4000)
Lee is interested in supporting effort with fundraising effort at Cafe
Preference is for a Sun evening, end of March
Brian suggested that we form a sub-committee within the Club to plan event and fundraising efforts, led                 by Mike
Agreement from the board that this fits with mission of club to support cycling in the St. Croix Valley and we                     are interested in supporting

Randy - Current Club Balance is $6,033 
Jackson Meadow Race : total $383 net gain
Suggestion for donation to Jackson Meadow Trail Association: $700 from Chilkoot Bike Club                                  and Marine Café
         Invite Carl, Jeff, and Chris to cafe for presentation of donation
Mike to chat with Chris Mowrey, Marine City Council to get post-race feedback
Good feedback from parents/juniors that raced for free
Agreement that race fits with the mission of club, even if net gain isn't large
Mike to talk with Afton Alps about option to hold race next year

Randy - Club End of Year Banquet
Preference for either March or April, Sunday evening
Mike to ask Lee about timing for banquet at cafe
Brian's band to play at banquet

Mike - Dave Brandt is working on club map improvements

Meeting Adjourned 8:19pm
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