May 11, 2019
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 noon by Diane Wahto, co-chair.
This entire meeting was devoted to the need for advertising and the need of cooperation of all members of the club in obtaining sponsorships and charitable donations. Connie White will make a presentation to the District 5 meeting today, and will work on devising marketing tips and forms for members to use in seeking sponsorships.
After discussion, the following marketing parameters will be applied:
Sponsorship of the keynote speaker - $500, which will include a full-page program ad, and recognition of the sponsor at the banquet.
Half-sponsorship of keynote speaker - $250, including a half-page ad in the program and mention at the banquet.
Sponsorship (half) of Clare Vanderpool-$250, including a half-page ad in the program and mention both at the luncheon and at the workshop that she will conduct.
Sponsorship of Youth Awards Ceremony - $250, including a half-page ad in the program and recognition at the ceremony.
Sponsorship of Rhythm-A-Ning (poetry and improve music event) - $250, including a half-page ad in the program and recognition at the event.
Sponsorship (full) of a workshop, presentation, or panel presentation - $250, including a half-page ad in the program and mention at the event.
Sponsorship (half) of a workshop, presentation, or panel presentation. - $125 and mention at the event.
Business card advertisement on banquet/luncheon placemats. - $25.
Donation of any kind accepted with designation of type and purpose of donation. i.e. Item for silent auction, coupon, promo item, or other in kind (such as candy or other “treat” for premium bags given to registrants) List the value of the Donation, so that we can send the donor a receipt and thank you.
Sandee Taylor offered to help Connie with making up forms for marketers to present to donors.
The meeting adjourned at 1:30 PM. The next planning session will be June 15, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Connie White, co-chair.