Meeting Minutes

Call to order: Meeting called to order at 6 PM by President John Snyder

Minutes: Previous minutes read by secretary, motion to approve made by Jim Sancho and seconded by Sue Barker

Treasurer’s Report:

No report

Old Business:

Elves night out very successful, businesses report they were busy with a lot of participation. Suggestion was made to have an escort for Santa from the park to the library as it is quite dark out. Chamber and volunteers gave out cookies and hot cocoa, thank you to Sue Leavitt for organizing this.

New Business:

The following individuals were identified as being interested in the positions

Phyllis Lapi-President

Delores Jacksland-Vice President

Kim Lawrence-Secretary

Beth Luck – Treasurer (new board member)

Laure Weignart-Correspondence Secretary

As no other nominations were made a motion was made to accept these individuals by Sue Barker. A vote was cast by the board members present (Phyllis Lapi, John Snyder, Sheryl Neal, Jim Sancho, Delores Jacksland as well as Carl Marucci by absentee vote. All were in favor.

Promotional Committee:

Elves night was advertised in pennysaver and downtown. Very successful event.

Village Pride: Canajoharie Village Park was decorated, thank you to all the volunteers.

Other new Business-Floor opened to other businesses

2016 new budget was distributed . Motion to accept budget made by Phyllis Lapi and seconded by Dolores.

January meeting will be focusing on fundraising and goals for the chamber for the year. Looking at Brooks barbecue, John Snyder offered to call to see if any dates available. Another suggestion being looked at is a cemetery tour and wooden reindeer to be sponsored by merchants.

Additional Items Discussed:

Meetings: Meetings to be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Next Chamber meeting 1/12/15 6 PM at Arkell Center.

Motion: meeting adjourned by Phyllis Lapi and Sue Barker

Respectfully Submitted by:   Kim Lawrence, Secretary