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Chamber hears from Drug Court Foundation

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Georgia Baker presented information on the Lincoln-Pike Counties Drug Court Foundation to the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce during the Chamber’s regular meeting Wednesday at noon. The board also received budget updates and touched base on the plans for Heritage Fest.

Chamber president Chad Perkins opened the meeting at noon. In mentioning City Administrator Dan Lang’s absence from the meeting to celebrate his wedding anniversary, Perkins moved to introduce the new Park Director Derek Beanland.

Treasurer Jack Jones gave a budget update noting there is $7,410.46 in the account, and an additional $9,750 in the event fund, $1,000 for scholarships, and $2,000 in the flag account.

There were no recommendations or requests for the upcoming newsletter.

Marie Korte offered a brief update on Heritage Fest progress, stating she had met with the board last month. It was mentioned that the Heritage Fest board was hosting an advertising meeting Thursday and the group had formulated a list of responsibilities that need to be completed. Sue Moore mentioned tents are ordered and they are checking on ice for the event.

Perkins added the theme will be “Red, White, and Thank You.”  He also said that several local WWII veterans will be asked to participate as Grand Marshals.

Elsberry native Georgia Baker and her husband gave a brief presentation of the Lincoln-Pike Counties Drug Court Foundation and mentioned their intentions to join the Chamber of Commerce.

With no other discussion on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned around 12:30 p.m.

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