Meeting started at 7:11 PM on 07/12/17
John, Rosa, Lizzy, Cindy, Lynn, Chad, Kristin, Bob, Noah, Travis, Jessica, Mary, Matt, Ken, Richard, Anya, Richard Jr., Micaela, Robert, Aaron, Jacob and Wayne were in attendance.
Bob made a motion to approve minutes as read, John seconded and the motion was carried.
The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read.
We are continuing the 5 year trend of steady growth as a club.
· Meeting attendance is up 2% over last year
· Club membership is up 6% over last year
Renewed the website for another 3 years.
Facebook has 973 likes, an increase of 8 over last month and a 4.7 star rating.
Instagram has 47 followers, an increase of 38 over last month
Twitter has 2 followers.
YouTube and Google+ are still under construction.
New magazines were distributed.
Rosa made a motion to subscribe to Cichlid News Magazine, Richard seconded the motion and the motion carried
Nothing to report.
Pet Age Magazine did an article
on our Auction, we are hoping that that draws more attention to it.
We decided that clear clipboards for the runners would be a good option that would allow them to bid while working.
Still working on branding some merchandise.
Nothing to report.
Working on getting plaques made. Mary made a motion to allow Noah to purchase plaques at his discretion, Richard seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Fragstock is coming up on
9/9/17. John made a motion to go as a field trip and donate a $25 gift
certificate to our fall auction. Mary seconded the motion and it carried.
Cat-a-Clysm is coming up in September as well. We can talk about a field trip at a later meeting.
Estimated the amount of critters taken in this year to be 65.
John is looking to do a program at Kaukauna Public Library and will need a 10 gallon kit. We will discuss this more as the time grows closer.
Next month’s group buy will be through That Pet Place, an email will be sent to members with the details as the time grows closer.
The next meeting will be at the Glacier Grille located in the Henry Vilas Zoo at noon on August 6th, 2017
John will send out an email asking for participation.
John is still waiting on
information regarding Practical Fishkeeping’s campaign.
Our branded cards came in. We have 2500 of them. If you would like some, contact John.
John made a motion to give a
special give away at this meeting, Jessica seconded it and the motion carried.
We gave a calendar provided by Omega One to each person in attendance. John made a motion that we give the rest to Just Pets to hand out, Jessica seconded the motion and the motion carried.
We discussed various successes
and improvements that we had with our fish tanks. |
Matt and Kim have endler’s to rehome
Noah asked about how to battle high nitrates.
John Auctioned off Guppies
Noah auctioned off Cichlids
Meeting was adjourned at 8:14pm
The next meeting is at Henry Vilas Zoo.