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Athletic Booster Club March 2020 Meeting
Monday, March 9th at 7 PM.
Location: Corner of Wake Forest Event Center

102 North Avenue, Wake Forest 


WELCOME – Marc Wachter called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.  Marc welcomed all booster club members and thanked Renae Hill for finding a new location to meet.  Marc thanked Marty Ludus, the venue owner, for hosting our meeting. Marty spoke to the group and informed us about the opening and the 12 years it took to renovate Corner of Wake Forest.  Marty would like the opportunity for WFHS to have events at his venue. We can host our monthly athletic booster club meetings here.  Marty introduced his wife Debbie and informed us there would be refreshments after the meeting.  Marc informed the members that Spring Spots was starting up and that Sign Up Genius was sent out.  He asked the group about VOMO and whether we should continue to put our effort into it.  VOMO is very App driven.  VOMO offers volunteers for every 10 hours logged you can receive a $5.00 Starbucks card.  Members brought up if we stay with Sign Up Genius we can give an incentive of a gift card for those who log the most hours.  Spring Parent meeting was discussed and Marc said it’s very important we stress to the parents on volunteering.  Also, very important to stress about the athletic booster club and all that we do.  Marc asked Coach Joyner if we could send an email out to the whole school to reach all families of students. 

ATTENDEES: About 14 people attended the meeting and the information is in the notebook with the minutes. 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes were shared with the public using Mailchimp and approved.

Secretary, Renae Hill: Minutes from the January meeting were shared using Mailchimp. 

Treasurer, Bryan Wooten: Bryan sent an email to officers on February 16th, 2020 with account balances.  The checking account balance is $32,967.83, team account balance is $67,617.24 and the ABC Account is ($34,649.41)  

Athletic Director, Mike Joyner: Coach informed the members that Spring Sports is starting and that the parent meeting is Thursday, February 20th at 6:00 PM.  The coming week is scrimmages and then games beginning the week after.  The Winter Sports Banquet is Thursday, February 27th

Vice President, Jennie Elias: Jennie sent out the Sign-Up-Genius to all volunteers and coaches for Spring Sports.

Apparel, Stephanie Walker and Karen Lester:  Nothing new to report.

Banquet/Senior Nights: Kristen VanViegen: Hall of Fame is coming along.  Tickets were ordered and when they come in will start selling them.  Clyde Coopers will cater the event, raffle prizes are coming in, flyers have been made and will be distributed around town, Sweeties is providing the center pieces again and set up will be that morning.
Concessions Kristen VanViegen: Concessions for Spring Sports will be ready and cleaning will be done prior to opening.  All snacks and drinks will be ordered. 

Corporate Sponsorships: Bryan brought up that we need to get back into contacting companies and bringing on more sponsors.  Jeff Denny did corporate sponsorships and did great because he knows so many people in Wake Forest.  His children no longer go to Wake Forest High School, so this area needs to have members start contacting companies.  Jeff was very instrumental with sponsors for the weight room.  This is where we are going to bring in the most money for the ABC.  

Fundraising Coordinator: Kristin Rendina: Kristin was not present for the meeting.  Marc informed everyone how the Reverse Raffle works and the profit that the ABC could make.  A great way to make money for the Athletic Booster Club and a fun night for all parents.  Casino Night will be discussed for next year. 

PTSA Liaison, Larissa Moore: Larissa was not present for the meeting.

Season Passes/Membership, LuAnn Wooten: LuAnn is preparing for Spring Sports and having season passes in the concession stand.  She will be at the Spring Parent meeting to sell passes.

Volunteers, Jennie Elias: Jennie is continuing to send out Sign-Up-Genius to all volunteers and coaches. 

Old Business: Reverse Raffle is scheduled for Saturday, May 16th.

New Business:
  1. Research venues for Reverse Raffle.
  2. Corporate sponsorships
Meeting adjourned at 8:02 PM

Nomination Committee will be discussed and set up for new nominations for the 2020 - 2021 school year. 
Next Athletic Booster Club Meeting, Monday, March 9th @ 7PM at Corner of Wake Forest Event Center.    

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