JOMO Pride Meeting agenda for 3/11/21
JOMO Pride Inc Pride Planning & Board Meeting Agenda
Thur. Mar 11th , 2021 @ 6pm
In-person Blackthorn Pizza & Pub
Submitted by Co-Chairs: Ron & Jaclyn
Call to Order
Roll Call – Approve Quorum
Board Members -
Others in attendance -
Approve Board Minutes Feb 25th -
Approve Board Agenda for Mar 11th -
1. Reports of Officers and Committees
A. Co-Chairs – Hotel Sponsorship
B. Treasurer –
C. Volunteer Director update -
D. Sponsorship Director update –
E. Vendor Director update -
F. Marketing Director update –
G. Entertainment Dirs. update -
H. Secretary update –
I. Media Director update - Position available
J. Youth Liaison Director update – not present
K. At-Large Board update - Position available
2. Unfinished Business
A. 2021 Fundraisers
Pride Pageant Fundraiser - Wilders Event Center - Date: June 26th
B. Show Me America Pageant - Misty to talk to Victoria asap. Was discussed we should give promoters/owners time to get pageant under new ownership at previous meeting. Ron spoke to Mariah/Pattaya and they are in the process of looking for new ownership for the pageant.
C. Hot Checks - Ron & Jaclyn to call/visit prosecutors office
D. Waiting on invoice from GAYLY for sponsorship/ad exchange - qrtr page $300/$500 Rainbow Sponsorship
E. Marketing - IMMEDIATE NEEDS - contact BOOM, Camp KC, GAYLY by telephone to get procedure for ad sets & invoice, new pridefest logo, new jomo pride logo - THEN - Banner for pageant, full flyer for Pride & event page graphic with new logo (flyer must be approved by both MGA/CVB), Banner for Pride (Bodegas), new JOMO pride banner, hand fans, flyers, A frame signs, Tshirts
(Once pride logo/event graphic is up marketing $ to be spent on targeted promotions per JCVB grant)
F. Discuss Turnabout Drag Show Fundraiser - gauge interest from the community - Discuss additional yearly fundraiser including preliminary costs and where we sit.
G. Carey/Treasurer - Check on state use tax exemption before pymnt to stage for 2300 purchase so we dont have to pay tax. Contact IRS and get us a new non profit tax letter sent reflecting our new address. Double check 990 is filed.
H. Hotel Partnership - Towneplace Suites by Marriott Joplin - Discuss contract
I. Four States Finest still going until the 18th, please vote and share.
J. Board members should be sharing posts from the JOMO pride page.
K. Vendor Director - Contact food trucks and get them to apply through link. Should be solidified within the next 30 days - Ron generated food truck list to contact
L. Sponsorship Director - We have about 20-22 items so far and still need about 25 to go to pull the event off between bingo prizes and silent auction items so please help us reach out to people/businesses to donate.
M. Board positions - At-Large (open), Media (open) - make additional post online
N. AIDS Quilt -
O. Sara Cunningham - Founder Free Mom Hugs invited to pride. Ron spoke to Sara and said that a $200 stipend would be perfect and asked if we can give that to the national organization FMH. Also told her the board okayed her staying with us, she is asking if we could cover her stay for the entire festival. Check in on Fri 27th - Check out Mon the 30th. Discuss Motion - Vote
P. Ron is waiting on confirmation from BAM to replace Diversity.
Q. Waiting to get member application for Minnie Hackney - $200 donation already approved.
R. Resources page -
S. Invoice/receipt needed for Robert Johnson (Bodegas)
T. Trailblazer Award
3 . New Business