RCVM Meeting

RCVM Meeting

The Reno County Veterans Memorial group will be meeting at the American Legion Lysle Rishel Post 68 on Friday, July 14 at Noon. The meeting will discuss the progress of the memorial and what comes next. The meeting is open to anyone interested in the memorial. Lunch is $5 at the post and the meeting should be wrapped up by 1:00 PM.

April 28, 2016 – 2nd Quarter – Working Committee Meeting Report & Agenda

April 28, 2016 – 2nd Quarter – Working Committee Meeting Report & Agenda

RCVM Working Committee Meeting Report & Agenda

  1. Fundraising Update:
    1. Hutchinson Clinic: $3,000 Army Flag Sponsorship
    2. Current Cash: $112,296.41
  2. Memorial Construction update
    1. Awaiting Bids from Contractors
    2. Next Phase: Flat work and Pillar construction
    3. Targeting construction to begin in May finished by July 4th.
  3. Website Update
    1. Revising current website: Erwin & Angela
    2. Current List entered has 10,278 names (Update: As of 4/28/16 – all names provided so far with the exception of the originally lost submissions have been entered and consolidated for a total of 12,54 names)
      1. Not all on website yet (see above)
      2. Initial List being entered
      3. Estimated finished total 14,000 (see above)
    3. Due date will be set for name collection as next phase nears completion
  4. Fundraisers
    1. Space at the monthly flea market: Mike & Bill
      1. T-Shirt Sales $15 per shirt
      2. Flea Market Donations: $756.80
    2. Poker Run, May 14th, 9:30am Legion Post HELP NEEDED?
    3. Golf Tournament, June 26th, Cary Park HELP NEEDED?
    4. Veterans 5K November 12th, 9:30am
    5. Flag Pole Sponsorship: Branches of Service Available ($15,000 potential)
    6. Collection Jars to each community
    7. Corporate Sponsorships
  5. Brick Sales
    1. Space for approximately 5000 4″ x 8″ bricks ($18 cost), 450 8″ x 8″ bricks ($30 cost)
    2. Need a committee to discuss the finer points
  6. Group Dialogue
  7. Adjournment: Next meeting July 22, 2016 unless needed beforehand.
January 15, 2016 Working Committee Meeting Report & Agenda

January 15, 2016 Working Committee Meeting Report & Agenda

  • Fundraising Update
    • Follies: $ 88,950.87
    • ALCOA Foundation and Employees: $3,000
    • Moose Poker Tournament: $1,000
    • Veterans 5K: $2,900
    • ONEOK American Flag Sponsorhip: $5,000 (pledged)
    • CURRENT CASH: $98,798.57
    • CURRENT + PLEDGED: $103,798.57
  • Memorial Construction Update
    • Revising Plans with Mann & Company
    • Meeting with contractors and suppliers
    • Next Phase: Flat work and Pillar construction
    • Targeting construction to begin in April, finished by July 4th
  • Website Update:
    • Recovering initial list from old website
    • Revising current website: Erwin & Angela
  • Name Collection
    • Current list entered has 7,591 names
    • Not all on the website yet
    • Missing the initial list
    • One book still to be entered
    • Estimated total finished names: 13,000
    • Due date will be set for name collection as next phase nears completion
  • Future Fundraisers
    • Space at the monthly flea Market: Mike & Bill
    • Collection Jars to each community
    • Probable Veterans 5K November 11 or 12
    • Flag Pole Sponsorships: Branches of service available ($15,000 potential)
    • Corporate Sponsorships
    • Brick sales to begin in Summer 2016
    • Other Potential Ideas: T-Shirts
  • Group Dialogue
  • Adjournment: next meeting April 2016

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