Meeting Minutes, Sun, May 3, 2015

The meeting was called to order at 4:30pm by President, Bill Kinnersley.  The meeting was held at LMH Conference Room.

Attendees: Bill Kinnersley, Karen Hyde, Brenda Groskinsky, Don Cackler, Lori Cackler, Dee Boeck, Gene Wee, Dan Kuhlman, Ann Carlin Ozegovic, Jason Holbert, Becky McClure and Heidi Matsakis

Jason Holbert presented the treasurer’s report of $11,978.60. He reported that there were only four debits reported since the last meeting in March. The report was motioned for approval by Dee and seconded by Gene and approved unanimously by all attendees.

A draft of the March minutes was circulated and reviewed. Dan made a motion and Jason seconded that the minutes be approved as submitted.  Approved unanimously.

Dee and Gene provided a report of the RRCA Convention that they attended last weekend in Iowa.  It was held in conjunction with the Drake Relays. Both Dee and Gene represented runLawrence and attended many of the breakout sessions reporting some useful information for future consideration.  Dallas will be the site for next year’s RRCA Convention.  Dee and Gene also added that they had the opportunity to meet with a few of the vendors to gather ideas and samples of apparel/accessories for entrants of this year’s Thanksgiving Day 5K.  They are actively working with vendors and Garry Gribbles Running Sport to find something great to offer all registrants.

Dee and Gene provided updates for the 2015 Thanksgiving Day 5K. Dee has secured Woodlawn for race day. Gene is communicating with the City Public Works office to inquire about the barricades for the race in terms of cost to budget for those.  Garry Gribbles has agreed to allow us to hold packet pickup in their store.  Heidi has agreed to help Dee with sponsorship. 

Gene suggested that we hold the annual Summer Social on August 2nd, in lieu of the monthly meeting.  Dee has agreed to check with the Lawrence Visitors Center to see if that space is available on that date.

Ann was the winner of the two Theatre Lawrence tickets to “South Pacific” (donated by Dee and Gene) and Dan was the door prize winner.

Meeting was adjourned at 5:45 pm with a motion by Dan and seconded by Don.

Next RunLawrence Meeting will be held on Sunday, June 7th at 4:30 pm at an LMH Conference Room.

Submitted by Heidi Matsakis