DCM Membership Meeting
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Present: Aubrey, Beth Carol, Gretchen, Robin, Suzanne
1. Memberships to date: 217 with 15 in process. (232). Goal is 300 by October 31, 2008
2. Farmers Market. Stephen there today?
3. Founder’s Celebration and Community Potluck
Visual Aids/posters (Aubrey): sample ownership vine; map to go on easel (2' x 2');
Timeline (to Kinkos on Monday)
Power Point/Video (Gretchen): more of a montage - rather than power point; members have given permission to use their music; Pam’s photos and music now in Gretchen’s hands.
Gretchen needs to have this finished by Tuesday, midnight. (She will have to us on Sun. 4pm)
Stations/ Volunteers needed.
Chairs (3), Heads and Tails (6)
Welcome /Tags (2), Memberships (2), Survey (2), T-shirts (2)
Food (2), Drinks (1), Desserts(1), Clean up station (2), Projector (1), Photographer (1)
Suzanne: Membership, Heads/Tails, Photographer
Beth: Survey (or Welcome/Tags), Projector
Carol: Welcome/Tags, Heads/Tails
Publicity (Robin) Send email to neighborhood associations,
one more to owners and others. Flyers put up at key places?
4. Business Plan (Aubrey)
In process. CDS is providing numbers from Cocofist. Suzanne asked if Bus. Plan will include key places - competitors, residential sites incl. proposed buildings as well.
5. IT (Beth)
Database: Met Oct 6 (Aubrey, Beth, Darwin, Michael); plan for CRM, db and PayPal to be available for Oct 26. This deadline is probably too ambitious since they also need to test it.
Website: Friends (organizations) of DCM - links on our website to Friends websites: Farmers Market, Durham Central Park... Beth and Pam are working on this.
6. Other business?
Suzanne: Research FM schedule and report back
Beth: send Gretchen EPS file of logo, Sign up sheet
Robin: Timeline info by Sunday midnight, Internet service
Aubrey: Visual Aids to Kinkos for Pam to pick up.
Next meeting: 8:30-10:30am, Saturday October 25, 2008, Parker and Otis.
You can now become a Durham Central Market Owner via the website. We offer individual shares and business shares. Become an owner today by filling out the online owner share form and pay using a secure Paypal connection, and thanks!!
Durham Central Market
P.O. Box 25216
Durham, NC 27702-5216
The Owner Investment Campaign is ongoing, offering our owners the opportunity to invest in the co-op. Details on your options for investing are available here.
Email your intention to pledge to firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll walk you through the rest. Together we can build something wonderful!
Current Amount: 1171
May 25 - Farmers Market
June 8 - Farmers Market
June 22 - Farmers Market
Durham Central Park
Durham Co-Housing Community
Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc.
Animal Welfare Approved
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
The Rural Advancement Foundation International (located in Pittsboro, NC)
Slow Food Triangle