February 2018 Meeting Minutes

Financial Report- Joy Jolly

  • Invoices have been sent. If you did not receive, contact Joy to update your contact information at bglodging@icloud.com
  • $7,000 in dues have been deposited so far.
  • Expenses for January:
    • Paid the Christmas party invoice
    • $10 for quicken (each month)
    • Board meeting lunch
    • Flowers for Vicki’s father

Attractions Report:

National Corvette Museum:

  • 5 year out from Corvette Caravan! Registration opens in September.
    • Look to see if your hotels information is correct.

Motorsports Park:

  • March 3rd is the season opener
  • Events for the season are posted online
  • SCCA Time trial nationals (Sept. 29-30)
  • June- Champ Car Endurance
  • Wear closed toe shoes next meeting to test out go karts!

Convention and Visitors Bureau:

  • Sports-
    • The 2 opening rounds for NAIA
    • In the finals bid for World Series
  • Legislative-
    • Working on a bill that requires Air BNB’s to start collecting transient room tax
    • If you hear of anything, let Vicki know.

Historic Rail Park:

  • Brunch with the Bunny (releasing tickets soon)
  • New website is launched
  • Starting to work on some restoration projects

Sloan Convention Center:

  • Not present

Lost River Cave:

  • Not present

Speakers

  • Ronnie Ward Police Department
    • Given honorary membership
    • Contact information:
      • ward@bgky.org
      • Office phone: (270)393-4596
      • Cell phone: (270)392-7403

Old Business:

  • Voting on charities at March meeting
    • Foster Grandparents
    • Mission 22
    • Hotel Inc.
    • Room in the Inn
    • Alzheimer’s Association
    • BRASS
    • Salvation Army
    • The Foundry

New Business:

  • Brag for a buck- bring a buck to brag on someone! Proceeds will go towards the Christmas party!
  • Changes to hotels for website updates.
  • Department of the month!
    • March: Motorsports park invites front desk staff to attend!

Next Meeting March 13th at the Motorsports Park!

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