October 2016 Minutes
Wimberley Merchants Association
Minutes October 3, 2016
Call to Order
Traci called the meeting to order at 6:22 p.m. Location – Sassy Scrappers
Guest Speaker –
Jerri Roberts & Cathy Moreman – Wimberley Chamber of Commerce
Presented information on Winter Wonderland. Participants can do themed trees to auction off at event that is being held on December 2 & 3 at the Community Center. There will be a few vendor booths available, also. Event is being held to benefit Brown Santa Program and Wimberley Chamber of Commerce.
Mary Van Ostrand Queen Bee
Jeanne Ann Cope Seniors Craft Shop
Robin McCullough Wimberley Cafe
Bren Isgitt Kiss the Cook
Melissa Kibby Sassy Scrappers
Tammy Steen Taste Buds Market
Traci Ferguson On A Branch
Tanya Gilgore Shop the Tree House
Minutes from last meeting were read by Tammy.
Melissa motioned to accept minutes and Tanya seconded.
Melissa presented Treasurer’s report.
Taste Buds purchased two of the white shuttle easel signs from Merchant’s Association.
Jeanne Ann motioned to accept Treasurer’s report with corrections and Tanya seconded.
Pet Parade – Register at Lower Ozona parking lot. Fee to enter is $5.00. It will end behind CCC. The disc dogs are invited. No sponsor yet.
Third Thursday Wimberley – Ad in Hill Country was ¼ page. It also had Trick or Treat on the Square and Pet Parade. It was October specific. We will do the sticker in Wimberley View for the November Third Thursday.
Newsletter – 4th quarter. Deadline to get events to Sherri is this Friday.
More Shopper’s Guides will be printed and the deadline to get events or changes to Mary is also Friday.
Dia de los Muertos – Makeup artist will be at Art on 12 weekend of October 29. You can check with Bob Cook or go by Art on 12 if you would like your face painted.
Advertising – Traci has been putting our events in online calendars, but it takes a lot of time. She is posting Winter’s Eve and also Third Thursdays.
Winter’s Eve – Robin has the list of raffle items. We need to make sure sponsors will cover the cost of the items. Robing will try to get to Engelhart this week and get the raffle tickets printed. Shari has sponsorship letter ready. We need stage sponsors and there are other sponsorship opportunities available. Maridel is handling Christmas Cash. We are using existing artwork because we haven’t got any back from yet from lady Jacque was working with. Shari is taking care of logistics. Around 1st of November, we need to try to get rack cards, posters, etc. done. Need to get volunteers. Traci will check at Shop the Tree House to see if Tanya can help with that.
Election of Officers is coming up. We need nominees to present at November meeting.
Jeanne Ann motioned to adjourn at 7:45 pm. Tammy seconded.
Tammy Steen, Recording Secretary