Meeting Minutes 8-4-2014

The Pioneer Friends of Davy

Crockett Birthplace State Park

Monthly Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 8/8/2014

Call to order: A Monthly Board Meeting of the The Pioneer Friends was held at the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Limestone TN, on 8/8/2014. The meeting was called to order at 6:03pm by Tim Massey President and Dale Trombley, secretary.

Members in attendance: Dale Trombley, Tim Massey, Myron Cannon, Kathleen Cannon, Melodie Daniels, Wilhelmina Williams, Beverly Williams, Will Vogt, Doug Ledbetter, Mark Hallback, Diane Thompson, Pam Etheredge, Robert Etheredge, Heather Youngblood, Bill Knapp

Park Managers Update: Bill Knapp

-Painted shelter in campground

-bosses want all buildings brown

-Wifi still slow

-Bids on Cabin Roof repair

-Museum, possible $5 mil for museum upgrades. Lighting, windows, AC, etc.

-Conservation 2 position open and can be applied for until wednessday

-Pool will be open weekends only starting 15th until labor day

-Call from Wayne Estepp, Range officer for National Blackpowder Association. Possible Black powder events several times a year.

-Stickers are all sold out. Paid $50, should return $150. ($100 profit)

Crockett Days

  • Nearly 20 rangers are coming
  • Shooting event planning still in progress
  • Tomahawk and Flintlock awards 1st, 2nd , 3rd
  • Mahonies donated couple of knives
  • Porta Johns coming
  • Food Vendor
  • Kids Quiz
  • Kefer will be running the tomahawk station
  • Dinner estimate will be for 120 reenactors for dinner -Doug
  • There is a possibility of Gary Forman making a show at this years Crockett Days
  • Bill Knapp invited Crockett Tavern to Crockett Days.

Dale made the motion for $100 to be issued for new stickers, Doug 2nd and motion passed

Doug asked for $80 for medals, Diane made the motion, Heather 2nd and the motion passed.

Winter Plan

  • Plans in the works for creating a bigger store
  • Ideas such as Camping and Fishing supplies included

Next Meeting: 10/6/2014


Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:03 pm by Tim Massey, President.

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