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Aug 26, 2019

Green County Ag Chest
August 2019 Meeting Minutes
Date: Monday, August 26, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Albany Lions Club, 402 N. Cincinnati St., Albany, WI
The Board of Directors meeting was called to order at 6:35 PM. Members present were Craig
Kamholz-President, Sue Rieder-Vice President, Diane Schlafli-Secretary, Pam Burke-Treasurer and board
members, Chris Van Dyk Dean Reeson and Mia Wahl.
Board discussed the donation of 1 box of cream puffs to Green County Land Conservation program
which is held every 11 years. Julene, Mia and Craig helped serve at the program last Thursday.
The Boone County Fair schedule was “mess”...discussion about who is scheduling volunteers and
possibly having a board member dedicated to helping each day next year.
Discussion about donations...possibly asking businesses for donations in order to get their name on the
trailer.
Rural Safety Day is September 25th and a letter was received asking for a donation. A motion was made
by Sue Rieder and seconded by Chris Van Dyk to donate $250 to the cause. Motion carried.
The regular meeting of the Green County Ag Chest was called to order by President Craig Kamholz at
7:10 PM.
Opening Prayer was given by Rylee Disch, Monticello Dairy Queen.
Secretary’s Report: Diane Schlafli presented the July meeting minutes. A motion to accept the meeting
minutes was made by Chris Van Dyk and seconded by Dean Reeson. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report: Pam Burke presented printed copies of the financial report from July 9-August 26
2019. A motion to accept the financial report was made by Pam Lawver and seconded by Chris Van Dyk.
Motion carried.
Old Business:
Correspondences/Announcements: A couple of thank you notes were available to look at after the
meeting.
It was reported the trailer sales at the Green County Fair were very good. It was also reported, the
Boone County Fair sales were very good as well. The Ag Chest plans to keep the location they have at
the Boone County Fair.
Craig talked about the t-shirt that were purchased for the exhibitors at the fair and thanked everyone
for all the help at the Green County Fair this year.
Pam Lawver announced that the dairy days committee will be presenting donation checks in Browntown
on Wednesday, August 28th at 6 PM.
No addition old business discussed.
New Business:
Members from the Brodhead FFA were present at the meeting and asked for a donation from the Ag
Chest for Food For America. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 1st beginning at 8 AM. There
are about 500 students expected to attend the event. The ag chest agreed to lend them tables and the
ice cream trailer.
Becky Granbery asked if the ag chest would donate ice cream for the kids after the “kiddie tractor pull”
during the thresheree on Sept. 7th and 8th. The big trailer will be delivered by Brock Reeson.
Julene Elmer praised the queens for all their hard work and reminded them to keep track of all their
volunteer hours throughout the year.
Past Queens introduced themselves.
County Queen Chairperson’s Report: Rae Reeson reported that state fair was amazing. The Queens
worked the House of Moo in Dairy Lane. Rae stated she heard back from the House of Moo people that
the Queens were the most professional group to work with. All the queens also received a t-shirt.
Queens present were: Samantha McGuire-Green County Dairy Princess, Megan Granbery-Argyle Dairy
Queen, Carol Rankin-Belleville Dairy Queen, Aleta Broge-Browntown Dairy Queen, Miah Roth-Juda Dairy
Queen, Crystal Meighan-Monroe Dairy Queen, and Rylee Disch-Monticello Dairy Queen, and Riley
Keehn-New Glarus Dairy Queen. The Queens introduced themselves by reporting on their state fair
experiences, reading their radio reports, and reporting on other events they have attended. Kaleigh
Dallman-Green County Dairy Queen and Emileigh Dallman-Albany Dairy Queen were absent.
Closing Prayer was given by Crystal Meighan–Monroe Dairy Queen.
A motion to adjourn was made by Judy Gill and was seconded Dean Reeson. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:56 PM
Respectfully submitted,
Diane Schlafli
Green County Ag Chest Secretary



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