Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Board meeting minutes Sept 9, 2019


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, September 9, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday September 9, 2019 at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:
Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Ron Simpson, Regina Poe, Mark Lantz and Ed Hannah.

Directors absent with regrets: Ronda Eldridge, Rachel Jenkins, Liesbet Patrick, Katie Regan and Garry Hill.

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

The minutes of the August 2019 meeting were presented. The minutes were approved as sent.

The Treasurer's report for August was read. The report was filed for audit. Mark Lantz asked where the rest of the funding for the mural would come from. There was discussion that sponsorships of $500.00 are being sold to complete this project.

Organization

Membership – It was reported as 49 paid, 3 exchange and 2 free. Regina Poe will take over a Membership Chairman. A new membership was received from Bryant Saw Mill.

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – nothing new to report

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page has 460 followers. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - Nothing new to report
Town Beautification – Nothing new to report
Murals and SignageJolene reported Sept 27 & 28 will be the dates when the mural will be installed. Sept 28 from 11 am – 1 PM pulled pork sandwiches, chips and drink will be sold with a ribbon cutting 1:00 PM. Craig Trott will sing the National Anthem. The Historical Society will be open with a special exhibit that weekend. We will discuss next month what to do with the money from the sandwich sales. Any money left over from the donations collected for the mural will go into a designated fund for future murals.
Christmas Lights No report

Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

The next business owner's meeting will be September 30 5:30 PM at Main Occasions Catering. The plans are to highlight new members and businesses.

Comet Express is donating 2 cents from every gallon of gas sold to Eastern High School projects. Heartland Market is getting a new awning soon as they have applied to the town for a sign permit. Hometown Restaurant is doing well.

Sept 10 will be the Historic Photos program 6:00 PM at Century Villa with Craig Trott Collection and some of the Jenkins Collection. All are invited to attend.

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

Regina reported that there are still a few directories left if anyone wants to distribute them. Lisa took some for her Class reunion this month. Several have been passed out at the MATF programs. Shearer Printing reported that they are proud of this directory and that Regina Poe is great to work with.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – Ed Hannah reported that they are winding down with one more date. He gave kuddos to the Century Villa purple bus for showing up and was happy with all the sponsorships they received. Ed said Thank You to Mark Lantz for the tribute to the fire, first responders & police departments

Ed expressed his concern that we are losing some of our older attendees thru death and poor health. There was some discussion of how to get younger people interested. We might need to change some of our performers and not have the same ones each year. Possibly moving to the fairgrounds where there is good parking and not the fear of someone driving thru the crowd. Restrooms are not close to pioneer village. These were all things to think about.

MATF Scholorship – Another scholorship will be given in 2020 to help a young person in their music career. The cake walk money is going towards the scholorship.

Community Rummage sale – The fall sale will be Sept 14. There will not be a map this time. Jolene suggested that if you are having a sale let her know and she will post a list on the Main Street Facebook page.
 

Lt. Mike Andry Ride – July , 2020 will be the last ride.

Community Garden – Nothing new to report

Art Show – Lisa Stout gave the final report for 2019

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November 9. 9 AM – 3 PM. Jodi reported that the event is full.

Farmers Market – June – Sept. -corner of Green & Main. It is not growing. There needs to be better signs during the week.

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman.

Old Business – Jolene reminded everyone that the annual meeting will be Monday November 4 at Main Occasions Catering.

New Business – Discussion was made about a possible paid position for a Director of Promotions.

Mark Lantz suggested that someone talk to the Principal at Eastern to find the Junior and Senior students that are leaders and introduce them to our Main Street Board. They have the energy and service desire.
 
Jolene adjorned the meeting 9:20 PM.

The next meeting will be October 7, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

August 5, 2019 Main Street Board meeting


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, August 5, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday August 5, 2019 in the Town Council meeting room at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:

Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Ronda Eldridge, Rachel Jenkins, Ron Simpson, Regina Poe,

Liesbet Patrick, Mark Lantz, Katie Regan, Ed Hannah and Garry Hill.

Members present: Robin Hainlen

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

The minutes of the July 2019 meeting were presented. Garry Hill made a motion to accept the minutes as written, Katie Regan seconded and the motion passed.

The Treasurer's report for July was read. The report was filed for audit.
Organization

Membership – No new members this month (47 paid, 3 exchange and 2 free. )

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – nothing new to report

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page has 406 followers. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - Nothing new to report
Rachel Jenkins reported that on August 13th at the State Fair in the DNR building at 12:30 PM, Greentown will receive a certificate verifying that Greentown has a downtown historic district on the historic registery. She invited everyone to attend.
Town Beautification – Nothing new to report
Murals and SignageJolene reported that some changes needed to be made to the streetscape and other changes. The muralist is making the changes she requested. Jolene explained why she chose an out of state Artist and said the the opportunity is open to use a local artist in the future. Sept 27 & 28 will be the dates when the mural will be installed. A ribbon cutting is planned for Sept 28 at 2:00 PM. The Historical Society will be open with a special exhibit that weekend.
Christmas Lights No report

Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

Mark reported that Lela Lou's is closing, the Marathon Station has changed hands and will now be the Comet Express. The next Business Owner's meeting will be Monday September 30 at Main Occassions Catering.

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

Regina reported that the business directory sold 26 ads and traded three. Next year they will focus on local activities and hope to make this directory an annual handout.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – Ed Hannah reported that they are up and running for 2019. Ed thanked the sponsors who have made them close to being on budget. He also asked that if you have an event he could put it on the program if you get him the information. It was suggested that a food truck might be fun to have at some of the events.

MATF Scholarship – Another scholorship will be given in 2020 to help a young person in their music career. The cake walk money is going towards the scholarship.

Community Rummage sale – The fall sale will be Sept 14. There will not be a map this time. Jolene suggested that if you are having a sale let her know and she will post a list on the Main Street Facebook page.

Lt. Mike Andry Ride – Was July 20, 2019. Garry reported there were 113 bikes that rode about 100 miles. 100% of the money raised will go to children's charities and Veterans. He presented Main Street with a check for $100.00.

Community Garden – Nothing new to report

Art Show – Aug 10, 17 & 24 at the Meridian Street Christian Church. 10 AM – 3 PM. 64 entries have been received.

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November 9. 9 AM – 3 PM. Letters have been sent to the previous vendors.

Farmers Market – June – Sept. - Has started. Saturdays from 9 – 1, corner of Green & Main

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman.

Old Business – Regina suggested that we work on having one common calendar for all Greentown events.

New Business – Regina thanked Mark Lantz for keeping track of businesses that open and close throughout the year. This helps when the year end report is being prepared.

Jolene reported that the annual meeting will be Monday November 4 at Main Occassions Catering. She appointed a nominating committee of Katie Regan, Mark Lantz and Regina Poe.

Primary care has a new Practitioner – Christina Berry
 
Ron Simpson made a motion to close the meeting and Garry Hill seconded. The motion passed and Jolene adjorned the meeting 8:10 PM.

Because of Labor Day the next meeting will be September 9, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

July 1, 2019 Board meeting


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, July 1, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday July 1, 2019 in the Town Council meeting room at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:

Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Ronda Eldridge, Rachel Jenkins, Regina Poe,

Liesbet Patrick, Mark Lantz, Katie Regan, and Garry Hill.

Directors absent with regrets: Ron Simpson, Ed Hannah

Members present: Jenny Cole

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes of the June 2019 meeting were presented. Liezbet Patrick made a motion to accept the minutes as written, Katie Regan seconded and the motion passed.

The Treasurer's report for June was read. The report was filed for audit.

Organization

Membership – It was reported (47 paid, 3 exchange and 2 free. ) Haley's Creations is a new farmer's market vendor. She is selling baked goods.

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – nothing new to report

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page has 365 followers. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - The June 4, 2019 INDOT meeting at Century Villa was well attended. Katie felt that our concerns were listened to and we are more knowlegable now of how things are going to happen for the 22/35 road construction.
Town Beautification – Jolene reported that some ideas for the town are more murals, ½ moon windows could be painted. The electirc box for the stoplight could be painted. Several small projects could give the town a newer feel.
Murals and SignageJolene reported that the grant from the Community Foundation was approved. The panels will be painted and brought to Greentown to be attached to the wall. This is so that the panels could be removed if needed. Sept 27 & 28 the panels will arrive and they should be finished being installed by 2:00 PM on the 28th. A ribbon cutting is planned with a big celebration shared with the Greentown Historical Society where we can recognize the Community Foundation and others for their support to accomplish this project. Funding is still short for this project. Liesbet Patrick made the motion to move $1000.00 from the town beautification designated funds to the mural fund. Regina Poe seconded and the motion passed. Jolene plans to ask the Town Council for a donation.
Christmas Lights No report

Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

Mark thanked everyone that came to the INDOT meeeting, Sept 30th will be the next business owners meeting. He suggested that we think about having a presence at the fair next year. This would give us more exposure to promote our events and businesses.

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

Regina reported that the business directory is done and ready to print. Digital copies are available also. She expressed her thanks to Shearer Printing for all their help. She said that distribution will start with the Mike Andry ride, then Music at the Fountain and then the Retirement Community.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – Dates are July 25-Sept 12. Jolene said that the sponsorship letters have been sent.

MATF Scholorship – no report

Community Rummage sale – The fall sale will be Sept 14
 

Lt. Mike Andry Ride – July 20, 2019. Garry reported that everything is on schedule. All activity will be at the fairgrounds this year where there will be cover in case of rain. All are invited for the food, festivities and auction.

Community Garden – Nothing new to report

Art Show – Aug 10, 17 & 24 at the Meridian Street Christian Church. 10 AM – 3 PM forms are available for anyone interested.

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November 9. 9 AM – 3 PM. Letters have been sent to the previous vendors.

Farmers Market – June – Sept. - Has started. Saturdays from 9 – 1, corner of Green & Main

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman. There was some discussion on people that might chair this event, also ideas on what activites there could be.

Old Business – None
New Business – None

Jolene adjorned the meeting 8:05 PM.

The next meeting will be August 5, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building

Friday, July 12, 2019

Board meeting June 3, 2019


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, June 3, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday June 3, 2019 in the Town Council meeting room at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:
Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Ron Simpson, Ronda Eldridge, Rachel Jenkins, Regina Poe, Liesbet Patrick, Mark Lantz, Katie Regan, Ed Hannah and Garry Hill.

Members present: Robin Hainlen

Visitors present: Kaylee Stants and Steve Stants

Before the meeting started Ed Hannah introduced Kaylee Stants. She is the Music At The Fountain scholorship winner for 2019. The cake walk money and donations fully funded this scholorship. Kaylee played a number on her saxophone and told the crowd her plans for the future. Ed invited her to come to the Music at the Fountain and play again. Jolene Rule presented Kaylee with a check for $500.00.

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:15 PM.

The minutes of the May 2019 meeting were presented. The minutes were approved as written.

The Treasurer's report for May was read. Ron Simpson made a motion to accept the report and Katie Regan seconded. The motion passsed and the report was filed for audit.

Organization

Membership – It was reported (47 paid, 3 exchange and 1 free. )

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – Lisa reported that all the correct information for 2019 has been posted on the website. A check has been sent to the webmaster for the 2019 updates.

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page has 333 followers. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town. She will post about the Tuesday INDOT meeting.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - Katie said our goal is to “Keep the Spirit Alive” while the town is torn up and until that begins there are things we can do to keep positive. She has been enthusiastic about some Main Street workshops she has attended. Katie reminded everyone about the open house meeting set for June 4, 2019 at Century Villa from 3 -6 PM to allow residents and business owners to talk to INDOT and see first hand the plans for the street construction.
Town Beautification – Jolene reported that flowers were planted May 11. There was discussion about the old fountain area and the projected plans for that area.
Murals and SignageJolene turned in a grant application to the Community Foundation to help pay for the interurban mural. There are plans to put this mural on panels so that if the building is every sold or demolished then the panels can be moved to another location. The Grant is for $7000.00 and it should be known if we get it or not by the third week in June. If we get it then we will do the mural. If we do not get the grant then we will have to raise the funds some other way.
Christmas Lights No report
Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

Mark reported that he is geared up for the Tuesday meeting and hopes everyone attends. He wants to be sure the State gets the message that we want the least inconvienience as possible to our town. The next business owners meeting will be in the fall. The town lost the Family Dollar but this would be a good building for someone to start a business.

Jolene reported that there was an eagle scout project on the trail and they did a ribbon cutting.
 

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

29 ads have been sold, not all have been paid for yet. Bruce Shrock took over 250 pictures. Two businesses took advantage of the offer by Shearer Printing to help design their ad. Regina has a list of 80 legitimate businesses for the directory. The Printer has everything ready to print. Regina said she would send invoices to those who have still not paid for their ad, and revenue received form this directory will be up for discussion at the next meeting.

Garry Hill commented that the small park by the soft ball diamond was once called the Howard County Nature Study Area. It now has a new sign that calls it the Comet Trail Park.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – Dates are July 25-Sept 12. Ed Hannah said all is ready to go for the 14th year. Shearers Printing has the program flyers information. An ad has been paid for the Kokomo Park Band Program again this year. Rick Allen King will honor the Police and Fire Dept during his program. The sponsorship letters will be sent out soon.

MATF Scholorship – Jolene reported that Kaylee Stants was our scholorship recipient. She thanked Kaylee for being there and performing for us and wished her well in her future musical studies.

Community Rummage sale – Robin Hainlen turned in a check for $90.00 as profit from the rummage sale map. The fall sale will be Sept 14
 
Lt. Mike Andry Ride – July 20, 2019. Garry reported that everything is on schedule.


Community Garden – The Fire Dept will fill up the water tank at the garden.

Art Show – Aug 10, 17 & 24 at the Meridian Street Christian Church. 10 AM – 3 PM forms are available for anyone interested.

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November

Farmers Market – June – Sept. - Has started. Saturdays from 9 – 1, corner of Green & Main

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman.

Old Business – None

New Business – Ed reported that the “Greentown Grapevine” last issue will be in June. He expressed his thanks to Rachel Jenkins for starting the paper several years ago and for giving the school the opportunity to continue it. It will be sadly missed. Rachel stated” If you want to know about your community work on a local newspaper”

Katie reported that the waste water treatment plant has the fountain and the glass dolphin was donated, along with the mold, to the Glass Museum.

It was mentioned that the Sheridan building was purchased by Ryan Oman at a sherriff sale. It is a brownfield.

Main Occassions usually have leftovers after an event. Who could use them without taking them to Kokomo?

Jolene adjorned the meeting 8:15 PM.

The next meeting will be July 1, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

May 6, 2019 minutes


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, May 6, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday May 6, 2019 in the Town Council meeting room at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:
Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Ron Simpson, Ronda Eldridge, Regina Poe and Garry Hill.

Directors Absent with regrets: Liesbet Patrick, Katie Regan, Rachel Jenkins, Mark Lantz and Ed Hannah

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

The minutes of the April 2019 meeting were presented. The minutes were approved as written.

The Treasurer's report for April was read. The report was filed for audit.

The taxes have been filed with BCR accounting

Organization

Membership – It was reported (45 paid, 3 exchange and 1 free. )

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – Lisa reported that she renewed the domain name for 3 years. Also the website business directory and the 2019 board membership list has been updated.

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page has 305 followers. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town, A comment was made that followers like to see pictures of the town, especially our out of town followers.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - Jolene recognized Katie Regan for her continued effort to keep in touch with INDOT on our street project. There has been an open house meeting set for June 4, 2019 at Century Villa from 3 -6 PM to allow residents and business owners to talk to INDOT and see first hand the plans for the street construction. Letters will be mailed or hand delivered to effected property owners.
Town Beautification – Jolene reported that flowers will be planted May 11 starting at 9 AM. All are welcome to help plant.
Murals and SignageThe Wayfinding sign ribbon cutting will be May 15 at 1:00 PM with snacks afterwards at Main Occassions Catering. All are welcome to attend.
Jolene is planning to apply for a Community Foundation grant to help cover the cost of the mural. The artist will need a place to stay and scaffolding and a scissor lift to paint over a 4 day period.
Christmas Lights No report

Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

It was reported that there was a ribbon cutting at the new Dirt & Turf on W. Main. Garry Hill stated that the street signs for Dirt & Turf have been put on hold until the new street is completed so they know where to put them.
 

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

27 ads have been sold, not all have been paid for yet. This makes up to 30 pages possible. The school will get a 2 page spread. Bruce Shrock will take pictures. June 1st is the deadline to get it to the printer. Thanks to all who have sent in copy for this directory.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – The 2019 schedule has been set. Dates are July 25-Sept 12. Ed Hannah received permission to block off the street and he also recived permission from the school to use the Performing Arts Center as a rain location.

MATF Scholorship – Jolene reported that They should find out soon if any student applied for the MATF scholorship. On May 30th Ed and his wife Connie will make the check presentation.

Community Rummage sale – Robin Hainlen. The May 18 map will be available on May 14th.
 
Lt. Mike Andry Ride – July 20, 2019. Garry reported that everything is on schedule. There is a fundraiser at Hacienda in Kokomo on May 16 and 20% of sales will go to the ride. Get your coupon online from the Main Street Facebook page or Garry can send you one. 


Community Garden – New dirt has been purchased for the garden.

Art Show – Aug 10, 17 & 24 at the Meridian Street Christian Church. 10 AM – 3 PM

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November

Farmers Market – June – Sept. - Has received permission from the school to use the parking lot at Green & Main. Might have to find a new location in 2020 because of construction.

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman.

Old Business – None

New Business – Garry Hill reported that in the “Outdoor Indiana” magazine every issue has a Hoosier Profile article. In the May 2019 issue Garry is in an article called “Widlcat Gardens and paddling thru”. He mentioned that from roads 213 to the reservoir there are 5 canoe public access site canoe put ins.

Jolene adjorned the meeting 7:45 PM.

The next meeting will be June 3, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building

Friday, May 17, 2019

April 1, 2019 Main Street Board meeting minutes


Greentown Main Street Association Minutes
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Greentown Main Street Association met on Monday April 1, 2019 in the Town Council meeting room at the City Building.

Those in attendance were:
Directors present: Jolene Rule, Lisa Stout, Katie Regan, Ron Simpson, Regina Poe. Mark Lantz and Garry Hill.
Directors Absent with regrets: Liesbet Patrick, Ronda Eldridge, Rachel Jenkins and Ed Hannah

Guests present : Jenny Cole

President Jolene Rule called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

The minutes of the March 2019 meeting were presented. One correction – Under facebook. Change the over 300 followers to almost 300 followers. Ron Simpson made a motion to approve the minutes as corrected and Mark Lantz seconded. The motion passed.

The Treasurer's report for March was read. The report was filed for audit.

The Treasurer reported that the entity report has been filed and the check to the Fire Department has been sent.

Organization

Membership – It was reported (45 paid, 3 exchange and 1 free. )

Fundraising – Is in need of a chairman.

Website – Lisa asked for those with events to send them to her so she can add them to the community calendar. She also said that the changes will be sent for the business directory and membership list on the website this next month. The membership banner for the post office has been ordered.

Facebook Page – Jolene reported that the facebook page is doing great. Keep sending her your event information. It is another way to promote the town.

Design - Katie Regan -Chairman

Committee Members: Jolene Rule, Rachel Jenkins

Revitalization Plan - Katie reported that she has received good reports on the Business owners meeting and thanked Mark Lantz for organizing that meeting. She said INDOT is working on stage II plans of our Main Street Construction and they are working on Maintenance of traffic plans. There still needs to be a meeting with INDOT and the Main Street Business owners which should be scheduled in May when they have more to report. There were two options for closing Main Street for construction . 1. Close all of Main Street 2. Close only sections of Main Street at one time. (4 sections).
A stoplight at Main and Harrison might still happen. (For school traffic. )
Jolene mentioned that she still would like to see the ugly wooden light poles off of Main Street and replaced with decorative light poles.
Mark suggested that INDOT might coordinate their meeting with the next Business Owners meeting in June.
Town Beautification – Jolene reported that she will order flowers from Heartland Market for the planters, and Adopt A Spots around town. Plans have been made for Saturday May 11 to plant and clean up the various areas around town. Some artificial plants have been placed in the stoplight planters by an anonymous donor.
Murals and SignageThe Wayfinding signs are completed. All that needs to be done to complete our grant obligations is to have a Recognition Ribbon Cutting. This could be in early May. All of the public is invited. Will invite the press and local dignitaries.
Everything is ready to paint a mural on the Main Occasions wall except for the money. We need $10,000 for this. We have an artist willing to do it in September if the funds are available. The design is an Interurban car 10' x 30'. There was discussion as to who would own the mural. Garry Hill reported that according to the town ordinances that any owner of any building owns everything on that building. If the building was sold the new owner would own it.
Christmas Lights The Christmas lights have been taken down and stored for next year. A check has been sent to the Fire Department of doing this for us.

Economic Vitality - Mark Lantz - Chairman.

March 25th was the business owners meeting. 16 people attended. There are new people attending each meeting. A lot of networking is going on. We all share a commonality the Greentown Business owners have an interest in their town.

Because Main Occasions has not charged us for the last several meetings, Mark made a motion that we pay for a half page ad in the new business directory that Regina is putting together. Garry seconded it and the motion passed.

Mark reported that Family Dollar is closing. He said there are people looking for commercial property and this would be a good building. There was discussion on Boutiques and how they are popular and drawing people in. We need to think more “outside the box “.
 

Business Directory – Regina Poe – chairman

The business directory needs 22 businesses @ $75.00 ad space to pay for it. Regina has secured a photographer to take pictures of Greentown to honor the theme “ A good place to work, live and play.

It was mentioned that Craig Trott might have some good pictures that could be used.

Promotion

Music At The Fountain – The 2019 schedule has been set. Dates are July 25-Sept 12.

MATF Scholorship – Jolene reported that scholorship(s) of $500.00 will be given to an Eastern High School senior who plans to pursue a career in the Arts.

Community Rummage sale – Robin Hainlen. May 18 & Sept 14 have been set for the Rummage Sales. A map will be made if there is enough interest in it.
 

Lt. Mike Andry Ride – July 20, 2019. 

Community Garden – Applications are available for plots in the garden for the 2019 season.

Art Show – Aug 10, 17 & 24 at the Meridian Street Christian Church.

Holiday Bazaar – Jodi Cecil -November

Farmers Market – June – Sept.
It was suggested an afternoon/evening day thru the week might work well for those that work on Saturdays.

Fall Festival – In need of a chairman.

Old Business – None

New Business – Discussion on the Greentown Glass Festival and starting it again. The problem has always been a chairman. The NGGA is planning something for their anniversary. Reed Kaiser's name was mentioned that he might be interested. It was suggested to contact Robin Hainlen. Garry Hill mentioned that he use to have canoe rides and races during that time.

Jolene adjorned the meeting 8:20 PM.
The next meeting will be May 6, 2019, 7 PM at the City Building