Jacket Backers Meeting Summary – Bob Evans, 3140 Olentangy River Road, February 20, 2014
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:28PM
Sara Hale

1. Committee members needed to help off-load duties of committee chairs.
2. All pucks and pins have been sent to new members to date.

Secretary :   Placing Buffalo Bus trip pictures in “Photo Galleries” on JacketBackers.org

1. 100-105 tickets for 2013 New Year's Eve party at Studio35.
2. Nashville- have second bus, a few tickets and hotels slots left, if we can sell those, we'll break even.
3. Community Power play $1060 to Foundation. Of that total $790 is from Jacket Backers account, $270 from Jacket Backer members and other donors.

1. Whitehall, Game Watching Party – Columbus Blue Jackets February 27th, Thursday.
2. OSU – Michigan hockey game at the Arena. March 2nd. 1 PM
3. New Member Skate date on March 12th, time not yet available.

Communication:    Get any information for blast to Michelle Communications@JacketBackers.org

Community Service
1. Krum Park community garden: Chris has wooden frame, Jacket Backers will purchase flowers or plants  this spring.
2. Targeting April for next Jacket Backers adopted highway clean up.

1. Frame Escape will offer members shadow boxes for a 15% discount. In addition would donate 5% back to Jacket Backers. Http://www.FrameEscape.com.  R-Bar discount, 10% on regular priced food.  Homage discount will be listed on Website.
2. Design for 2014-2015 membership cards will be available Monday, February 24th.

1. Requesting help with membership. Adam volunteered to help coordinate schedule of membership table tolunteer list. Chris will help deliver the 2nd bag to volunteers. Sara will help with entering new member's data and mailing pucks and pins.
2. We currently have 585 members.

Technical:     Tom will update website with discounts as emailed to him.

1. March 8th Nashville bus trip: 6 tickets left, 2 hotel rooms, and plenty of room on bus if someone already has tickets and hotel.  Location to meet Nashville Bus and itinerary will be emailed out about a week before trip. {update: sent: Thu 2/27/2014 5:05 PM} 
3. Florida-Tampa: 26 tickets sold for one game and 28 going to the other. Hotels information sent out. One set of tickets was sold to an unknown member. Holding a set of tickets for this member. If ANY member did not receive hotel information, they need to contact travel chair (travel@jacketbackers.org) immediately.
Final deadline for tickets to Florida: Sunday March 9th.

Officer-At-Large:     Jack Johnson and Boll pucks signed at Celebrity bartending event.

Next meeting April 2nd.  Informal gathering to watch March 20th game together.

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