Wednesday, October 5, 2016

October 2016 Meeting Minutes

OTES PTC Meeting
October 5, 2016

New Idea: PTC to buy Sam’s Club gift cards from the LMS fundraiser to use to purchase the community snacks. All in favor.

New Idea: Closed OTES PTC Facebook group. Will discuss further next month.

Box Tops: $1100 in redemption; Next date to submit Box Tops is November 2nd. Sheet will be attached to weekly update.

Online Auction: Annual event. Bidding begins the end of November, winners announced at the Holiday Bazaar in December. Looking for a variety of donations to be included in the auction. There is a formal letter that can be used to solicit businesses for donations. List of businesses Kathy has contacted will be posted on the blog.

Fall Fundraiser: Charleston Wrap. Looking for more PTC volunteer to help with this fundraiser next year: specifically tallying the sales.

Riverfest: We stayed until we ran out of food and raised $419. For next year we need to purchase extension cords and a PTC sign.

Ice Cream Social: Friday, October 7th, still looking for a few more volunteers.

Governor's: November 15, 2016 from 4-8 PM Governors will donate 10% of all sales and will provide two $50 gift cards for OTES PTC to raffle off.

Holiday Bazaar: December 3, 2016 from 9 AM to 2 PM. Still accepting applications for vendors. Tiffany will make yard signs to advertise the Holiday Bazaar around Old Town. Help needed with Friday night set up and concessions on Saturday. $20/space (1 table and 2 chairs), and each additional space is $10.

Puppet Show: Date confirmed: December 9, 2016 at 6 PM. Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Will plan on providing a free popcorn to all OTES kids and sell beverages.

T-Shirts: PTC t-shirts will be available for sale. If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt, contact Denise at

Next Meeting: November 2, 2016
We're seeing a great turn out at our meetings with many new faces. Please let us know if you have any questions along the way.