Weaverville Fire Department Support Services

March 1, 2017 Minutes

Present: B. Emmons, H. Emmons, L. Guglielmina, S. Brown, K. Boorman, B. McCall, T.Alvord, B.Gaulke, K.Gaulke, L. Horrocks, E. Horrocks

Corrections for February Minutes: T.McBrayer was not present at February SS meeting.

Call to order 1734

Approve February Minutes with correction(s): K. Boorman. 2nd B.Gaulke


Officerís Report

†††††††††††††† A: Valentineís Day Roses- Roses went well, all sold quickly. Revenue was $1,111, expenses were † $347.99, with a profit of $763.01. Next year, for whoever wants to participate, we will hold a ††† contest for the ad in the Trinity Journal. This yearís ad was reported to be too dark. Bring †††††††† in a black and white photo of your choice and we will vote for next yearís Valentineís day rose †††††† ad photo! B.Gaulke will bring in † a photo for this yearís Motherís day rose ad for the Trinity †††† Journal.


Action Items

†††††††††††††† A: Childrenís Festival- It has been decided that we will not be doing a coloring booth. We will ††††††† however try to get the fire safe house and snow cone machine out there. S. Brown will find out †††††††††††††† if we are able to bring the fire safe house.

†††††††††††††† B: Motherís Day Roses- May 14th. We still have 2 meetings until Motherís day, we are going to ††††††††††††† continue to order the roses from Costco. Also need to look back to see how many we sold last ††††††††††† year.

†††††††††††††† C: Fatherís Day Spaghetti Feed: K.Boorman will look to see if there are any other community †††††††† activities that are celebrating Fatherís Day on Saturday, June 17th. If we move on with planning †††† the feed, we have all agreed on ages 12 and under are $5 a plate, 13 and older are $7 a plate. †† Plates will be served cafeteria style for quantity control. Plates will include spaghetti, garlic †††††††††††††† bread, green salad, and beverage. Do we want to bake simple single serve desserts (cookies, brownies, rice crispy treats, cupcakesÖ)?

†††††††††††††† D: 4th of July Parade and Open House- We have discussed using 2161 in the parade for the SS †† members to advertise both what we do as SS members, and for the Open House meal. We have †††††††††††† voted that we will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookie, beverage. $6 a plate or $20 for 4 plates. Plates will include a choice of hot dog or hamburger, chips, cookie, and beverage.


Committee Reports

†††††††††††††† A: EMS-AEDs need battery checks ASAP. Some will learn tonight and will teach others who do not know how on another day. L.Guglielmina has volunteered to show whoever does not know ††† how to check AEDs to properly check them at the April meeting.

†††††††††††††† B: Station Maintenance: No new news J leaves are still in garden area due to low temperatures.

†††††††††††††† C: Equipment Maintenance: Everything is going well. Some parts were ordered.

†††††††††††††† D: Web Technology: Website looks great, Facebook is looking good.

†††††††††††††† E: †Marketing- Flyers for Motherís day need to be handed out.


Open forum and topics for next meeting:

†††††††††††††† Cary Gier (Jonís father) is voluntarily working on historical engine No.7-Thank you, Cary!

†††††††††††††† Kathy Larson wrote a childís book and is selling them to the public for $10 a book. She will be † donating a portion of her profits to the Weaverville Volunteer Fire Department. Thank you, ††††† Kathy!


Meeting Adjourned- 1827