Minutes

July 27, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
538 Foster Street
 
----Elizabeth Shestak interviewed the board for a August 4, 2010 Durham News article.
 
Present: Beth, Danny, Don, Michael, Pam, Robin
 
Number of Owners: 674
 
1. Don’s Report
 
2. Owner Drive (Robin)
 
Initiatives Underway (M&M)
Ads in print media - Independent, Durham Magazine, Durham CAN
Appeal to current owners - Email sent 7/13/10
Appeal to Interested Parties -
Brochure holder outside office -
Bumper stickers -
DCM Newsletter - issues going out nearly 1x month
Flyers around town -
Postcard to downtown business owners -
Farmers Market Membership promotions -  
Neighborhood Newsletters
Partnerships -
Sign at site
Tent improvements -
Twitter -
Video -
Water bottles - new promo
Website - TBA location photo
 
3. Plans for Upcoming Events
 
4. Status of Video
 
5.  Saturday Farmers Market changes
 
6.  Grant application/s (Don) 

7. Outreach plan (Michael)
 
8. Board Expansion
 
9. Capital Campaign
  
Adjourned 9:00pm                                                 Minutes submitted by Robin Arcus, board secretary

July 13, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
538 Foster Street

Present: Beth, Danny, Don, Michael, Stephen, Pam
 
Call to Order: 6:58pm

Minutes from June 26, 2010 approved

1. Plans for Community Outreach

2. Financing & Business Plan

3. Summer Membership Blitz

4. Site Sign

5. Labor Day event

6. Owner Loan Campaign

7. Board expansion

Adjourned 8:30pm                                                                 Submitted by Beth Fowler

June 29, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
538 Foster Street

Present: Beth, Danny, Don, Michael, Stephen, Robin

Call to Order: 6:58pm
Minutes from June 15, 2010 approved with amendments (version 2 approved.)

1. Summer Advertising Blitz/Blooming Owner Drive

2. July-December 2010 Budget

3. Owner Loan campaign

4. Timeline (Don)

5. Financing (Don)

6. Board expansion

7. Store rendering

Adjourned 8:45pm Submitted by Robin Arcus, board secretary

June 15, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
538 Foster Street

Present: Beth, Christy, Danny, Don, Michael, Pam, Stephen, Robin

Call to Order: 6:55pm
Minutes from June 1, 2010 approved.

1. CGIN national listservs.

2. Capital Campaign

3. Financial Report (Beth)

4. Budgeting (Don)

5. Ownership drive (Stephen)

6. Eno River Festival

7. DCM Sign for new site

8. Board expansion (Michael)

9. Duke Meeting (Don)

10. Fullsteam Event
Congratulations to M&M and especially Elena for creating an excellent event last Saturday.

Adjourned 8:35pm Submitted by Robin Arcus, board secretary

June 1, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
538 Foster Street

Present: Beth, Christy, Danny, Don, Michael, Pam, Stephen, Robin

Welcome Christy Raulli!

Call to Order: 6:55pm
Minutes from May 18, 2010 approved.

1. Survey Results (Don)
54% owners responded
36% shoppers responded
We will announce this outcome to owners and others, along with the next steps which include the Owner Loan campaign.

2. Fullsteam Event. The purpose of the event is to generate interest in Durham Central Market and Fullsteam Brewery as an upcoming local brewer. It will be a beer and bands event, Saturday, June 12th, 6pm until

3. Neighborhood Council (Michael)
Broad purpose is to draw together people from the area to provide input on the store. Michael is enlisting help for outreach to the neighborhood/community.

4. Owner Loan campaign & Financing
a. Legal needs
b. Amount
c. Pledges vs checks
d. Interest
e. Conventional lending sources
f. When to spend?

5. Bring in owners
We need to develop additional ideas for bringing in more owners. More owners key to a successful owner loan campaign.

6. Board Expansion

Adjourned 8:20pm Submitted by Robin Arcus, board secretary