Meeting Minutes 7-20-2015

The Pioneer Friends of Davy
Crockett Birthplace State Park
Monthly Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 7/20/2015

Call to order: The Monthly Board Meeting of the The Pioneer Friends for 2015 was held at the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Limestone TN, on 7/20/2015. The meeting was called to order at 6:05 pm by Heather Youngblood, Vice President

Members in attendance: Dale Trombley, Bill Knapp, Melodie Daniels, Robert Etheredge, Pam Etheredge, Heather Youngblood, Beverly Williams, Wilhelmina Williams, Ed Ruch, Tanner Wells, Dawn Elberbawy

Guests in attendance:

Treasurer’s report: Total Assets $6403.24

Monthly Treasurer’s Report June 2015
Pioneer Friends of Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
Total Assets on Hand 1 June 2015 5905.58
Checking 4476.75
Education Fund Share 1428.83
Ice 630.00
Wood 270.00
Kindling 6.00
Donations 160.00
Memberships (C.Blanks, D.Blanks, Williams, Frazier, Harvey,
Deveheaux, Turner) 135.00
App. Craft Fair 110.00
Drop Spindle Class (Daniels) 30.00
Harmon Ice 336.00
Food for County Work Crew ( Bill Knapp) 65.20
Food for Membership (Food City) 112.19
Stickers (Bill Knapp) 55.00
Kindling (Nathan Yoder) 50.00
Soap ( My Mountain Flower) 140.00
File Cabinet (Surplus Brokers) 60.00
Town of Greeneville (Parade Fee) 25.00
Total Expenses 843.39
Checking Account as of 1 July 2015 4974.36
Education Fund (Savings 1428. 88
Total assets 6403.24
Prepared by Ed Ruch, Treasurer
Total Receipt 1341.00

Park Managers Update:

  • Commissioner coming for town hall style meeting for park employees only. Questions can be emailed to Bill Knapp
  • Tanner Wells is our seasonal this year and he is taking history to the campground
  • Camp Store paper work is still being worked on
  • Cabin needs repairs and lighting inside, Boards rotting under porch and on sides of cabin, Chimney is leaking – possible fix is epoxy, would like to replace fence with classic Virginia Rail (zig-zag) style fence.


T-shirts: Heather – T-shirts have been ordered and should be here by the end of this week or beginning of next.


Elections of Officers:
Wilhelmina moved to keep officers in their current positions for another elected year
Pam 2nd and the motions approved unanimously

Trailer: Ed would like to get hoops for the trailer to both cover the trailer for protection and to look a bit more like a covered wagon of old.

Grants: Wilhelmina suggests getting a lowes grant. Ed suggests also getting a Modern Woodman’s grant

Crockett Days: 

  • Friends will get the porta jons
  • Chad has happily agreed to help with this years CD
  • Unfortunately won’t have all the help we had last year, volunteers have been scheduled elsewhere
  • Food vendors include Creamy Cup and Ella & John Price  and two shaved ice vendors.
  • We are currently asking for suttlers
  • Bill wonders if we should do another quiz this year and if anyone wants to volunteer to create one.
  • Heather suggests a welcome packet for visitors and campsite with possible cheap freebie inside
  • We need a large presence and booth at this years CD

Next Meeting: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM


Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:22pm by Heather Youngblood

Respectfully Submitted by

__Dale Trombley________________

[Executive Member’s Name] Date of approval

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