Board meeting notes 2011-07-11

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Attendance

This meeting is missing the attendance list.

Agenda

Financial Update

  • Current Money:
  • Current Paying Members:

Event Discussion

  • Weekends 12-4 Open Hack Day at the space
  • LAN party 4: A New Hope
    • August 20th, 27th?
    • We cannot hold it at Jeff's place, we need ideas for other locations and for people to step forward to take on the task of reaching out to those other options.
  • Other Events for August / September

Membership

  • Report from Recruitment Committee

Next Meeting

  • We need to have a couple of board meetings a little closer together to provide opportunity for some various event discussions
  • I would like to hold at least one a little sooner so as to invite a couple of the members in to discuss some ideas and thoughts they've had on some of these events.
  • Does not have to be on Monday if Monday doesn't work

Notes

Comes to Order @ 7:00 pm

Financial Update

  • Current Money: $2,396
  • Current Paying Members: 34 paying members

Event Discussion

  • Weekends 12-4 Open Hack Day at the space
  • LAN party 4: A New Hope
    • October
    • Dan go to Jeff about when LAN Party.
  • August
    • Rachel's Art Sculturing 13th / 27th August
    • $15 To attend, Materials Provided by group
  • Cookout
    • July 17th Latino Pot Luck
    • July 31st - Burgers
  • Cooper Young Sept 17th.
    • Hand out flyers
    • Chris will contact organizers
  • Other Events for August / September
  • Twitter Flyer Promotion Contest
    • hitting various place, putting up flyers, take a pic and tag @MidsouthMakers use #MMContest hashtag
    • Weekend of the 30th of July Dates to post flyers
    • Rules about permission to post flyers, winner based on # of pictures tweeted.
    • Create Google Doc for guidelines
    • 2 sentence guide
    • Need to send out email no later than 7-18
    • John Making Stein, Pint, rocks glass for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

Membership

  • Report from Recruitment Committee 6/29 Republic Meeting
  • First impressions the group presents
  • Schools starting this fall
    • Golum, HobbyTown, Harbor Freight, Cloverleaf Hobby Shop, Radio Shack?
    • Rhodes, Southwest, Libraries, Germantown Hardware, Ace hardware,
  • Flyer Campaign with the QR Code linked to about us page.
  • 90 Second Commercial for Promo Video
  • Dharma INitiative style intro videos
  • Radio Commercial

Next Board Meeting

  • 7/25

Space

  • Organize parts in the closet
  • Large Parts in the left side of the paint room
  • Shevles in Paint room to hold member storage.
  • Need Charcoal, Hand Soap, Paper Towls
  • If your using group materials, please post a writeup to the group
  • Kevin wants to get a few 5-10 seconds shots of people "i am a maker"

Meeting Adjourned @ 8:50pm