Attendees:

Bebe Kinnett – Absolute Web Design

Lonny Barnett – Edward Jones Investments

Jim Kinnett – Kinnett Consulting

Terry Hahn – Friendship Insurance

Nick Bader – First Financial Bank

Joe Alig – Bright Lion’s Club

Rick Hughes – Millennium Business Systems

Celeste Calvitto – CalComm Indiana

Guest Speaker – Randy Frye (R) – Indiana State Representative, District 67

                – Unemployment was up nearly 16% in Early 2020

                – Indiana currently has a $2.2B cash reserve

                – no current debt in the budget

                – Indiana also received stimulus payment from the Federal Government in 2020 which stabilized our budget and economy

                – 51% of the State Budget is earmarked for Education

                – $1.9B in K-12 Education Funding

                – $425M in new dollars for Education

                – $600M in the Teacher’s Pension

                – $40,000 New Teacher Starting Salary

               – current unemployment rate in Indiana is ~3.7%

                – State Unemployment account is in the black

                – $70M for the Law Enforcement Academy

                – $10M for Body Cameras

                – $3M for Hi-Tek Cyber Enforcement

                – $250M for Broadband/Fiber connectivity (joint effort with Broadband/Fiber suppliers)

                – $60M for walking trails

                – $900M for Infrastructure

                – Free two-year education at Ivy Tech for Volunteer Fire Fighters ($525k spent to date / transfer credits to Purdue Global)

                – Act 1032 – Safe Haven Baby Boxes

Bright Lion’s Check Presentation – Joe Alig

Minutes of last month’s meeting are posted.

Ideas for making this a better value for our members:

                – meetings at 9:00

                – parallel Zoom feed for meetings

                – happy hours

                – open houses

Golf Outing Results:

                – 76 golfers

                – 5 major sponsors

                – 24 hole sponsors

                – $16,475 gross revenue

                – ~$4,500 in expenses

                – $12,163 net revenue

                – 2-hour delay for rain

Treasurer’s Report – Total Bank Balance for May is $19,724.87

Membership:       40 paid members

Next Guest Speakers:         July – Jamie Johnson – Grasscals

                                                August – TBD

                                                September – Happy Hour “At the Barn Winery”

                                                October – TBD

                                                November – TBD

                                                December – Christmas Breakfast

Announcements:                 Bebe has tickets for the Monster Truck show at the Florence Speedway (Fri-Sat-Sun) this weekend

Next month’s meeting:      Friday July 9, 2021, 9:00 at the Bright Lion’s Club

Meeting Adjourned.