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2011/02a

CENTRALIA REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. (CREDI)

MINUTES FROM FEBRUARY 17TH 6PM MEETING AT CENTRALIA

RECREATION CENTER

 

I. WELCOME FROM BARRY STEVENS

INTRODUCED ATTENDEES

II. OLD BUSINESSREVIEWED

MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING.

III. NEW BUSINESS

A.  INTRODUCE LARRY DICKERSON FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, BOONE
     COUNTY, CENTRAL MO REGION – LARRY ABOUT “WHAT DO WEWANT OUR ORGANIZATION
     TO DO?” GROUP LIST INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL GOALS
     SEE ATTACHEMNT 1. 2. AND 3. FOR DETAILS
 
B. GROUP PICS TOP 5 IDEAS
1. MEET WITH NEW COMERS
2 A. JOB AND BUSINESS EXPO
2 B. WEBSITE
2 C. MARKETABLE COMMUNITIES
3. BUSINESSES COME TOGETHER
4 A. NETWORKING STRUCTURE
4 B. PLAN FOR FUTURE
5. LEADERSHIP/DEVELOPEMNT/STRUCTURE/SUPPORT SYSTEM/COMMUNITY PRIDE
 
C. GROUP FORMED 3 COMMITTEES BASED ON TOP IDEAS AND INTREST OF MEMEBERS
1. NETWORKING – INCLUDES JOBFAIR
2. MARKETING – INCLUDES “WELCOMEWAGON” AND WEBSITE
3. DEVELOPMENT – INCLUDED FUNDING
 
D. GROUPS WORK ON PLANS AND WILL MEET AS THEY SEE NECESSARY
 

IV. FIRST BOARD MEETING IS SET FOR FEBRUARY 21ST, 6:00PM AT CENTRALIA RECREATION CENTER

 

V. MEETING ADJOUNED

 
ATTENDANCE: BARRY STEVENS, NANCY BACA, JEFF GRIMES, BRIAN MAENNER, LYNN BEHRENS, ,
DON BORMAN, LORRY MYERS, BRANDY FORREST, DON RODGERS, FINA KELLER, TIM GRENKE AND
BOB MONROE