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BABA Meeting April 12th, 2019 Minutes:

Open by Debby Stutz

Pledge of Allegiance – Lonny

Approval of Last Month’s Minutes

    Motion to Approve – Diane

    Second – Dale

Treasurer’s Report – Debby

    $12,378 Total in both accounts

Membership – Diane

    2 new members

        Gypsy Wagon

        The Forge Bar & Grill

    57 Members paid (several members from last year still not paid)

BABA-Q and the basket booth are both going to end this year  Looking for a fundraiser to replace both and planning to have it in September

Golf Outing – Jim

    4 Major Sponsors (3 paid, 1 check in the mail, 1 pending)

        First Financial ($2,500)

        Civista ($1,500)

        High Point Health ($1,500)

        Dearborn Savings ($1,500 – pending)

        Cincinnatus (pending)

    Snappy’s will once again be supplying pizza before the outing

    44 golfers currently committed

        +4 four from Dale today

        Goal for this year’s outing is 92+ golfers. Last year we had 88 total

    Hole Sponsors

        At the Barn Winery

        CornerStone Realty

        JDC Construction

        Edward Jones

        Dan Cross – pending

    Looking for “Day Of” volunteers

    Outing will start at 11:00 this year

    We will also need assistance with Goodie Bag assembly and donations

    Gift Baskets will also be needed

            Gift cards

            Donation of products

    Drink Cart Sponsors

            Gypsy Wagon

            Logan Supermart

    We encourage you to donate your foursome to a local organization as well

Special Thank You to Bebe Kinnett for 10 years of service with BABA

    Cake was provided for everyone

    Thank You Bebe

BABA is planning an ad for the BEACON to run in July and December

    This is a great opportunity to promote your business in the surrounding communities, not just Bright

    BABA will cover a portion of the ad but each interested business will also be expected to pick up a small part

    A paper was passed around to capture the names of interested parties who would like to participate in this ad



    Jim Kinnett

    Work Force Development Meeting on Monday, April 15th

    Will address the many issues pertaining to the shortage of skilled labor in our area across many industries

    Event will start at 7:30 am at the Harrison Community Center in Harrison

    Light breakfast and coffee will be provided

    No charge for the event

    Doris Gibbons

    Party for a Purpose – Proceeds will benefit Cincinnati Cystic Fibrosis

    Will be held at the Harrison VFW Post 7570

    Saturday April 13 from 6 – 10 pm

    The goal is to raise $30,000 for this cause 

Meeting Adjourned

    First – Doris

    Second – Jim

A BIG THANK YOU to Mindy and Travis Stout for hosting us this month.


Debby Stutz – President

Nicole Wuestefeld – Vice President

Diane Bender – Membership

Lonny Barnett – Secretary

Patrick Becknell        

Michele Eich

Lori Enright

Doris Gibbons

Les Finn

Rachel Lutz

Dale Lutz

Brad Putnam

Jamie Osborne

Lisa Cox

Jay Knowles

Gary Angel

Chris Taylor

Jim Kinnett

Wayne Leslie