Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:00 Noon
C.K. Newsome Community Center Recreation Room
100 E. Walnut Street


The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Evansville Parks Foundation, Inc., was called to order by President, Pam Hight.
Members Present: Dan Berry, Jeanie Brubeck, Jeff Duncan, Pam Hight, Patti Hurley, Natalie Klump, Ashley McReynolds, Laurel Meny, Jim Michels, Robert Morgan, Rick Pace, Lauren Piekos, Jim Schmidt, Rhett Schreiber, Tina Spears, Craig Titzer, Jill Trautvetter
Absent With Notice: Scott Albertson, Tammy Evans
Absent Without Notice: Gail Dunn, Jim Keck, Larry Miller
Proxies: Tammy Evans – Rhett Schreiber
Rick Pace moved to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Patti Hurley seconded.
Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report
Dan Berry, Treasurer, distributed copies of the Statement of Activities, Statement of Financial Position and Supplementary Schedule for March, 2014. Operating revenues for the period totaled $6,641.08 and operating expenses totaled $4,911.14.
Jim Michels moved to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Patti Hurley seconded.
Motion carried.

President’s Report
Mrs. Hight explained the Department had approved a contract for a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. She explained it would be a 10 year plan and would drive where the Foundation needed to assist the Department.

Executive Director’s Report – Report under Evening on the River.

Fundraising Committees
Phyllis Schreiber Golf Invitational
Rhett Schreiber, Co-Chair, explained they currently had 14 teams and would like to have 22. He stated AACO Golf Carts was the hole in one sponsor this year. He explained Board members could drop off their prizes at Kitch & Schreiber, the Community Center or he would pick them up.
Evening on the River
Jill Trautvetter distributed posters and tickets to members. She explained the tickets would be available on-line starting meeting day and invitations would be mailed the following Monday. She explained there were currently four teams in the burger contest and they would like to have 10. The teams were Ed Kasha & Jimmy Lefler, Channel 14, Dave Wedding and Chris & Laurel Wells. Food vendors included Doug Rennie, Johnny Blaze BBQ, Tropicana, Pizza Revolution, Spuds – n – Stuff, Kanpai and Tin Man.She asked members what they would like to do for the auction. Ashley McReynolds suggested a bar. Mrs. Trautvetter requested members send her an email stating what they were bringing. She said if people didn’t want to purchase something they could send her a check and she would get it.

New Business
Mrs. Hight stated Fifth Third Bank was holding EPF’s funds and didn’t support the organization. She explained she felt strongly that funding should be held at Old National or Banterra as both of them were supporters. Dan Berry stated he would check into what would be involved with moving funds.

Old Business – No Old Business

Dan Berry moved to adjourn. Rick Pace seconded.
Motion carried.