Wolf Point Herald

Chamber Discusses Volunteer And Community Projects

The Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture held their directors’ meeting, Oct. 16, at the Sherman Inn to discuss several items.

President Jeff Presser began the meeting by welcoming everyone present.

Larry Corns made the motion to approve the minutes of the Oct. 2 meeting. Jan Bryan seconded it and the motion carried. Bryan also made a motion to approve the outstanding bills. Travis Medlock seconded it and the motion carried.

Presser said he will be talking to public works director Rick Isle about cleaning up the highway. Bryan said the one of the main problems is the dirt along the highways that cannot be swept or removed.

Medlock also talked about touching up and revamping “Welcome to Wolf Point” signs.

Nicole Huber said she talked to Wolf Point High School teacher Mike McDonald and assigns community service hours the junior and senior classes. She said the project could be presented to his classes. Bryan said they will make a list of projects and present it to the class.

The chamber also presented several plaques to local businesses. They awarded the First Dollar Award to Western Precast, owned by David Bruce Knerr. They will also present plaques to Western Bank, Federal Credit Union, Frontier School and Hi-Line Wholesale for their years of service to the community. .

The chamber is also seeking volunteers to help at the Volleyball District 1C Tournament, Nov. 1-2, at Wolf Point Junior/High School. The chamber will be working with the Lions Club and high school clubs at the event.

Medlock asked if he could change the marquee outside of the Elks Club to advertise the volleyball tournament and the Wolf Point Museum’s Annual Wine Tasting, Art Auction and Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Nov. 8.

In addition, the chamber also discussed upcoming events the Christmas Parade, the Town-Wide Open House and the Parade of Lights.

The chamber also named new directors for committees: Presser and Huber for stadium; Clint and Arlyss Long for Stampede; Bryan, Keri Sansaver and Larry Corns for events; Medlock and Nathan Lee for website development; Jerald Petersen, Lee and Presser for tournament; Medlock, Huber and Kelly Cranford for beautification; Peter-sen, Medlock and Bryan for fundraising/bed tax; and Sansaver, Corns and the chamber executive secretary for community relations.

Presser suggested it would be good for committees to meet regularly in addition to the directors’ meeting. He also suggested it would be good to bring other community members into the committees.