MINUTES FROM: ABCD Meeting
Tuesday October 20, 2015 7:00 pm in the Media Room
Dexter High School
[Text Box: Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 7pm Media Center - DHS]
In Attendance: Regina Bell (President, Boys Cross Country), Kris Ballard (Treasurer, Football), Linda Wood (Secretary), Mary Beth Chesbrough (Vice President, Men’s Lacrosse), Angie Nortley (Girls XC & Track), Anne Donevan (Womens Water Polo), Carol Bradshaw (Boys Basketball), Tammy James (Girls Golf), John Herald (Girls Tennis), Sharon Norris (Boys Swim) Raymond Schwartzenberger for (Equestrian), Sarah Hawley (Dance), Karen Howatt (Hockey), Kathy Piatek (Hockey), Jennifer Drenner (Football), Julie Olson (Girls Basketball), Tracey Doyle (Baseball), Beth Humpbert (Girls Lacrosse), Amy Philage (Varsity Cheerleading), Martha Kaufman (Girls Swim & Dive), Susan Eschenburg (Field Hockey)
Not Represented: softball, soccer, mens swim & dive, mens tennis, volleyball (dexter-chelsea game), Men’s Water Polo (email mix-up), mens golf, wrestling, middle school, AD,
1. Presidents Welcome – Welcome – busy night in the school – please check out the ABCD Facebook page
2.Treasurers Report – Financials were presented and accepted. There was a lengthy discussion about bank accounts, school accounts, account balances and account access. This will be looked into.
3.50/50 license approval info. has been approved by City of Dexter and is being submitted to the State on October 20.
4.Sharon Norris has researched portable speaker systems – approx. $2,500 each – are crowd sourcing options – the Dicks option to be considered.
5.We need to get more info. on the website – grant policy, ABCD policies, Concession Rules and Practices, Examples of Previous grants, in addition to minutes, agenda, donations
6.Concessions – we passed health inspections with a few minor things that should be addressed. Buildings and Grounds needs to take care of a few things. Need to set up for winter. Last fall concession was Thursday after the meeting.
7. Discussed smaller scale fundraisers, including a BWW tailgate in the commons before the Dexter Chelsea Basketball Game. Also looking into a Coaches Chili Night. Mike Bavineau initiated and is helping with these ideas. Trivia Night will be on Saturday, April ___. Saturday will work better.
Athletic Booster Club of Dexter