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Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce Meeting Minutes
Posted: Jul 23, 2013

Board Members Present: Paul Hix, Sandi Busscher, Larry Fuerst, Erica Ramos, Hans Riem and Martha Wickett-Schrock.    

  • Call to Order :  6:00 pm by President, Paul Hix
  • Approval of prior Meeting Minutes:   Motion made by Larry, 2nd by Hans and approved by all.
  • Treasurer’s Report:  Balance of $7,707.60 in all accounts.  Motion to accept report made by Sandi, 2nd by Erica and approved by all. 

OLD BUSINESSInsurance:  Sandi reported best insurance quotes received from Agent, Tony Morgan of $1,250 for Directors & Officers through NSI as well as $680 for General Liability with current provider of Fremont Insurance.  Motion made by Erica, 2nd by Larry to approve purchase of the D&O policy from NSI and continue with Fremont for GL.


  • Membership: Martha reported 81 current members with new member from Wing Stadium in Kalamazoo.  
  • Events:  Erica announced the next After 5 Networking event will be held this Thursday,  July 25 and be hosted by Forever Curious Children’s Museum and Crane’s Pie Pantry.  The next concert will be tomorrow, July 23.  Erica is working on details for 2014 Easter Egg Hunt as well as arranging for an upcoming seminar with S.C.O.R.E.
  • Marketing:  Erica and Martha are actively interviewing for the open P.R. position.
  • Goose Festival: Sandi, (also the executive of the festival) reported that she is still working on finalizing possibly shifting the Goose Festival under the City of Fennville DDA due to insurance costs.
  • Adjourn Meeting: Motion made by Sandi, 2nd by Hans at 6:47 p.m. and approved by all.

Next Meeting:  August 26, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Fennville City Hall 


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