ELGIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AGENDA
AUGUST 8, 2017
8209 US HWY 277 SUITE 7
Elgin Chamber of Commerce
July 11, 2017 General Meeting Minutes
Officers Present: President Benne Brewer, Apache Hotel and Casino; Treasurer Melissa Dawson, All America Bank;
Members and visitors present: Nathan Merritt, CenterPoint Energy; Jerry Smith, TDS; Larry Thoma, Mayor of Elgin; Teresa Cowin; Tiffany Clark; Sarah Head, United Way of Southwest Oklahoma; Matthew Brown, Edward Jones; Robin Slater, CenterPoint Energy; Jennifer Kl’iz, Cotton Electric; Judy Harvey, Mike’s Portable Welding; Tom Crimmins
Meeting called to order at 12:00 by President Benne Brewer.
Invocation by Larry Thoma.
Introductions of all members present.
Sarah Head motioned to approve minutes from June 13, 2017 meeting. Teresa Cowin seconded the motion. Unanimous approval.
Larry Thoma motioned to approve June 2017 financial report. Tom Crimmins seconded the motion. Unanimous approval.
Arvest Bank will be having the BBQ Band & Brew Friday, July 28, 2017 an Medicine Park Music Hall. The event will benefit the United Way.
President Bem1e Brewer asked for suggestions on improving the Chamber.
Suggestions included: Membership drive, Christmas parade, community ouh·each
President Benne Brewer stated that he felt the Chamber should sponsor more events in town. He suggested sponsoring the Elgin Rodeo.
Larry Thoma motioned for the Chamber to be a Chute Sponsor for the Elgin Rodeo. Sarah Head seconded the motion. Unanimous approval.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:21.