Yorktown Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Monthly Chamber Meeting

February 18, 2014, 8:00 a.m.,

Osborn’s Country Kitchen


INTRODUCTIONS and WELCOME:   Those attending:  Steve Perry, Chris Day, Ryan Ballard, Doug Baim, Todd St John, James Dalton, Delayne Lefevre, Leslie Baim, Brendon Comp, Rick Yencer, Troy Harshman, Sharon Grubbs, Jennifer McCormick, Kelly Wittman, Keith Gary, Pat Smith, Bonita Ramirez, Lon Fox, Mike Daugherty, Kayla Hall, Juli Metzger, Ed Armantrout, Pete Olson, Marty Ballard


SECRETARY REPORT:  Minutes approved as presented.


TREASURER REPORT:  Financial report approved as presented.



LUMINARY FESTIVAL –  Barb Baker was not present for an update.

WEBSITETHE NEW WEBSITE IS LIVE www.yorktowninchamber.org – The committee proudly presented the new site and hopes that everyone will go to it now and take it for a test drive.  Additional information is forthcoming.


TOWN WORKER APPRECIATION LUNCH – Lunch will be catered soon as an appreciation for the town workers and school workers who helped to keep the roads and sidewalks clear.


TOWN UPDATE –   Tonight is the town council meeting – Yorktown Downtown Action Agenda (YDAA) presentation is available on the youtube channel.  The directional sign at Tiger/River has been updated with less words and larger fonts.  Matching façade grants are coming for the downtown area.  If there are pothole issues in the neighborhoods, please report those, but not


YORKTOWN SCHOOLS – Snow make-up days are still being discussed.  A number of options are available and will likely be decided yet this week.  A number of challenges are present.


CITIZEN OF THE MONTH:  Yorktown Wrestling Team for having the entire team at semi state and sending 7 on to state ; Kelly Shrock for becoming president of the Community Foundation;


MISCELLANEOUS NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENTS – A presentation was made to Brendon Comp for his years of service as president.  The official 2013 citizen of the year plaque was presented to the Yorktown Schools.  Yorktown Kiwanis is again helping with tax returns at the Yorktown Library.  Marty Ballard shared good news from the Nazarene Church.




Ongoing List of 2014 Recognitions – Luminary Festival Committee for Luminary Festival; Yorktown Street Department for snow removal; YMS Custodiams for help with vendor space; Yorktown Wrestling Team; Kelly Shrock


NEXT MEETING IS  March 18 at 8:00 a.m.