Cloverleaf Music Associates
General Meeting – December 14, 2015

Attendees: Andrew Winter, Patrick Icardi, Kent Davis, Matt Witmer, Jan Powalie, Paula Winrod, Karen Gingrich, Jennifer Kladke, Beth Jarrell, Rose Garbonick, Dave Drogell, Linda Drogell, Mark Winrod, Laura Icardi, Donna Ditch, Linda Vallant
  • Meeting called to order at 7:10 pm
  • Review November 9th ,2015 general meeting minutes
    • Motion to accept
      • First – Karen Gingrich
      • Second – Jennifer Kladke
        • Motion carried
  • Review of Financial Report
    • 3 new accounts set up at Westfield Bank
      • Uniform account - $100
        • This is a savings account and will earn interest
    • Debit card account - $100
      • 2 debit cards issued, Mr. Winter & Matt Witmer
    • Operations account - $4,000 +
      • Checks from auction
  • Motion to accept
    • First – Mark Winrod
    • Second – Linda Drogell
      • Motion carried
  • Vocal Group Announcements / Updates
    • Bill from Angela Leonard is for accompanist
  • Band Director Announcements
    • Lots of concerts this week spreading holiday cheer
      • Tuesday – Middle School
      • Thursday – Vocal concert
  • Solo/Ensemble in spring will be at Akron Springfield
  • Disney Trip
    • Looking into flying vs. driving
    • Pros of getting 3 day pass if we fly
    • Planning meeting in January
  • Percussion / Winter Guard
    • Practices have started for each
    • First competition is January 13th for guard
  • New banners being added in gym for band
    • One with number of years going to State
    • Second with years we earned Superior rating at State
  • Fundraisers
    • Auction
      • Current profit @ $11,130.07
        • 90% to go for new trailer
        • 10% to go to uniform fund
  • Indoor Concessions
    • Going really well.  Matt wanted to thank Mark Winrod & Dave Drogell for stepping up this year and helping so much with set up and running it.
    • Cooler is very nice, wheels fell off the first day and had to be repaired.
  • Old Business
    • Nominations for January ballot
      • Vice President – Paula Winrod
      • Treasurer – Kent Davis
      • Treasurer – Jennifer Kladke
      • Corresponding Secretary – open
  • New Business
    • New Marching Band Trailer
      • Quote from Chuck’s - $23,800
        • 40 foot gooseneck trailer
        • Similar to what we have now, just longer
    • Altmeyer’s quote last year was $15,500
    • Old trailer is 28 feet, weighs 18,000 pounds fully loaded
    • With costs to modify new truck so it can pull trailer plus balance needed above what we earned at auction, will probably need another fundraiser to get both
  • By-Law’s
    • Jen Hamey has written new ones for us and include items not previously covered
    • Under review by board members
  • Adjournment
    • First – Mark Winrod
    • Second – Laura Icardi
      • Motion carried