June Meeting

The regular meeting of the Bomber Boosters was held on June 5, 2016 at the high school. There were six club members and three 2016-2017 senior scholarship participants in attendance.  Vice-president Derek Sargent called the meeting to order in the absence of Tara Largent. Julie Plowman read the minutes of the previous meeting.  Teresa Williams made a motion to accept the minutes and Brandi Sargent seconded the motion.

Teresa Williams read the Treasurer’s Report.  Balance on hand is $23,794.22.  The Savings Account balance is $10,720.00. Brandi Sargent made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report and Kaylie Plowman seconded the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

Derek Sargent read thank you notes from the A-C Staff for the club’s part in the Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheon, the Elementary Carnival Committee for our apparel donation and Shelby Sorensen, 2016 Senior Scholarship recipient.

Teresa Williams, representing the Apparel Committee, reported 230 final “Bombers” shirt orders were placed.  The remaining Bomber coffee mugs, Christmas ornaments and caps will be offered for sale at the “Last Flight” BBQ on June 30th. Lastly, it was reported Melissa DeWitt would be the Apparel chairperson beginning July 1st.  

Teresa Williams, representing the Concessions Committee, reported the menu for the “Last Flight” BBQ.  Hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, pasta salad, baked beans, chips, ice cream treats and bottled water will be served.  A free will offering will be taken. 

In Old Business, Derek Sargent reported on the number of businesses who have advertised in the joint AC/GC 2016-17 Activity calendar.

Also in Old Business, activities for the night of the June 30th “Bombers Last Flight” BBQ were discussed.  Serving will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school parking lot. Orders for the “Last Flight” documentary DVD will be taken during the event.  Past uniforms (styles and years) from various A-C sports will also be available for purchase on a first come/first served basis.  A-C pennants and other single A-C memorabilia will be offered as silent auction items.  Fireworks will round out the night at the conclusion of the last game. 

In New Business, Julie Plowman reported thirteen applications were received for the joint AC/GC 2016-17 Senior Scholarship program.  The scholarship amount has been changed to $6,000.00 this year.  The Bomber Boosters have pledged $3,000.00 toward the program as well as the Guthrie Center Booster Club pledging $3,000.00.  Students will be required to volunteer 30 hours of service toward activities sponsored by either club.  The required cumulative GPA was raised to 3.0.  The $6,000.00 will be evenly distributed among the number of students who meet the above requirements.

Also in New Business, it was decided to hand out AC/GC Charger key chains while club members walk in the Adair and Casey summer parades.  Teresa will be in charge of ordering these.

Lastly, it was decided to keep the same officers for the upcoming year as we begin the transition of whole grade sharing. 

Brandi Sargent made a motion to adjourn and Teresa Williams seconded the motion.  The next meeting date is to be determined, per discussion with Guthrie Center, moving forth with joint meetings.

Respectfully submitted,

Julie Plowman