BEAR LAKE RENDEZVOUS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Minutes of meeting June 5, 2008
The meeting was held at
Harbor Village at 12:00 noon. Those
in attendance were:
Jackie Meads, President
Ray Elliot came later
Festival 2009: Sandy
Warner was asked if she would accept the Chairmanship of the Chocolate Festival
Committee for 2009. She accepted and
was approved unanimously. Her dues
for 2008-09 will be considered paid for her services.
Discussion followed regarding the dates when the festival should be held.
Presidents Day is the February 16th.
It was decided the dates should be Saturday, February 14th
(Valentine’s Day) and Sunday February 15th.
It was discussed and decided that the venue should be the same as the
first year; the convention center at the City office complex.
Jackie will check with the town regarding the rental of the convention
center. It was also felt we should
buy our own chocolate machines and every vendor must have chocolate.
It was suggested we contact See’s Candy, Utah Truffles and Bluebird
Chocolates. Frank has been contacted
by a person wanting to make hand-made chocolates.
Also it was felt that the chocolate forest should be reconsidered and
kept at the same venue as the rest of the Festival.
will need a completely new slate of officers for 2008-09.
Frank Smith volunteered to chair this committee.
Discussion was had regarding having a membership drive after our meeting
Meetings were discussed regarding the best time for meetings (pre-work or noon),
if we should serve food at the meetings to get members to attend.
Judy suggested that we get guest speakers for our meetings and mentioned
John Aslet who speaks all over the U.S. He
would probably attend one of our meetings, and comes from Pocatello.
reported that the tires on the bus had been slashed – nobody knows who did it.
Ray indicated he has Ukranian employees and he is providing housing for
them now. Brandon Cook at Hometown
has employees that use the bus and also Bear Trapper has 10 employees.
KOA is also using this service.
report was given by Loretta Fidler, and is made a part of these minutes.
Approval was unanimous upon motion by Judy Holbrook, seconded by Brenda
Judy reported that the
snowmobile show will be held October 24 and 25 in Salt Lake City and she will be
there with a booth. She also
reported there will be a bike ride on the weekend of June 14.
People will be bussed to the east side of the lake and then ride back.
Judy also reported she has someone who wants to swim the length of Bear
Lake in September to benefit a needy family.
We can get some press on this. It
will take him about 11 hours to swim the lake
There will be no summer meetings, with meetings resuming the first Thursday in
The Board of Directors consists of Angie McPhie, Carmen Madsen, Brenda Terry,
Jackie Meads, Loretta Fidler and Brandon Moldenhauer.
The meeting was adjourned on motion made by Frank Smith, seconded by Sandi