October 2018

Lewis County Emerging Professionals Meeting Minutes 10/03/18


Dave Steltz, Ellie Steltz, Rachel Gardner, McKenzie Lyndaker, Lydia Young, Elora Clemens, Gerry Hanelin, Liz Cole, Jared Thisse, Ryan Pische, Alayna Arthur, Caree Turck

  • Agenda:
  • Upcoming Events
  • Board Business
  • Lewis County NEWS

Upcoming Events:

  • EVENT: Postponed - Yoga at Orchard across from Carlowden – Saturday when? Possibly too cold to do this month – table to Spring event
  • EVENT: Snow Ridgefest Fall Festival, fall foliage tour – 10/13
  • EVENT: Snowridge Haunted dinner with Coyote Moon vineyards 10/19
    $35 per person
  • No Lewis County Chamber Halloween Bar Crawl
  • EVENT: Ager falls hike – Lyonsdale Rd Lyons Falls 10 AM Sat 10/13
    Place event on website/group
  • EVENT: Sunnycrest event – Thurs Nov 1st
    Fall theme cozy, coffee and tea and snacks, cider donuts, FALL wreath or centerpiece
    $25-35, BYOB
    Facebook group POLL for options on what we can create
  • Alternative: Ryan’s house for the GUYS Nov 1st
  • EVENT invite for hike and Snowridge combined day
  • Elora - Talk to Julia about price, time of night, would Wednesday work, discount for members, $8 session? Need to do in larger space if more than 10 ppl
  • Ugly sweater party – pick a date Dec 13th or 14th or 7th not the Maples,
    Venue to decide between:
    Hook and Ladder, Montague, at Jeb’s
    Boondocks – talk to Tori Scott Potluck ugly sweater
    Carlowden – check with them to see if we can host there
    Snowridge also has the space
    Pine tree
    Legion or VFW - potluck
  • NYE gala – Help promote, run a raflle and take tickets at the door, donate gift basket, silent auction idea. Need to discuss with Suzie.
    Event idea: Recruitment and Networking session – ask Doug Hanno come talk to the group, discuss community service and engagement
  • January/Winter: Ski/snowboard event up @ Snowridge, get a group to go, possible ticket discount? TBA Jan 13th? 1pm?
    Liz is an instructor, can discuss with ski school director
    Great opportunity for adults to learn, lesson day/bunny hill
    Experienced skiiers and boarders can just ski together while we learn
    Sunday is a slower day so would be great for a larger group of us
  • Membership cards, Group discount, Membership fee/dues etc. Research options
  • 1812 House – Next summer gala

Add anyone to planning group email chains who is interested/has ideas etc.

NEXT LCEP MEETING DATE: November 7th, 2018

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