September 12th Agenda.
Review the minutes of the previous meeting.
___ Review Parking issues.
___ Update everyone on the progress of the Blog and Facebook sites.
-- These are members forums. Not meant for the general public. But the public is welcome.
___ Update everyone on the Dot Com progress.
-- This is the general public site and can have it’s own Facebook page.
___ Discuss the names of the Dot Com.
-- The advantages of using the name Make It Meadville and the short term disadvantages.
Between Meeting developments:
___ Tim Kirk creating a map for DMBA
-- Advertising around the map
___ Tim Kirk creating a web site for DMBA
___ First Annual Zombie Walk
-- Staggering events at the end of the walk.
___ Bring back the Annual Drop & Shop
___ Discuss the need to have 2 meetings a month. The 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
___ Present Insurance information
___ Member ‘Static Stickers’ to display at our place of business. (Tim)
-- With QRL Codes to direct people with smart phones directly to our web site.
___ Advertising. What avenues do we use and how do we fund it.
-- For the events.
-- For DMBA
___ Develop a year round calendar of events
-- Bring back the Soap box derby around the Diamond
-- An Ice Cream Socal inside the Mall where the girl scouts, boy scouts, cheer leaders etc.
can raise money. Maybe in conjunction with the St. Patricks Day parade.
___ Create a list of local charities to match each event
___ Plan meeting to learn about business topics such as Square and Google Circle. (Dan)
___ Have guest speakers like Senator Robbins or Michael L. Batchelor, President of the
Erie Community Foundation.
___ Adopt a store front. Get permission from building owners to create displays in the windows
of their empty stores. Getting the grade school art departments involved.