July 2018 Minutes

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July 2018 Minutes

#1 Post by LeighK » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:57 pm

Lawrence Brewers Guild
Thursday, July 12, 2018



Link to slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/ ... sp=sharing


Home Brew
Brick - Peppercorn Saison, IPA
Matt - Kolsch, County Seat Wheat, Dunkles, Interstellar Galactic,

Visitors
Patrick & Chelsea

Clean-Up Crew
Courtney, Jon, Jared

Hoppy Hour

Thurs, Aug 2nd - Henry T’s, $3 pints and ½ price appetizers
Thurs, Sept 6th - Mass St. Fish House

Upcoming Events
KC Bier Meisters Bus Trip — Saturday, July 28, Lincoln & Omaha, Nebraska; $45
August Hoppy Hour — Thursday, Aug. 2 at Henry T’s
Great Taste of the Midwest — Saturday, Aug. 11, Madison, Wisconsin
LBG KC Bus Trip — Saturday, Aug. 25
September Hoppy Hour — Thursday, Sept. 6th at Mass St. Fish House & Raw Bar
Dwight Burnham Memorial Brewfest XXIII — Saturday, Sept. 22
Festival of the Lost Township — Saturday, Sept. 29
LBG Holiday Party — Saturday, Dec. 8


Brewfest
Named in honor of one of our founding members - Dwight Burnham
Our biggest fundraiser
Friday: Event setup, members-only night with pro brewers, shrimp boil, camping
Saturday: Event 12-6 with members, friends and family. Beers and sodas brewed by members, live music, catered barbecue lunch with member side dishes, camping.
Donate a 5-gallon keg or soda for a complimentary ticket.
Regular tickets: $50; DD/minor tickets: $10
Jen will do a landing page

Committee Updates
Donation form went live last night
Members only section, forum
Brick: need volunteers for logistics to go through trailer, who is doing tickets?
  • Ken normally does, will talk with him
    Need a truck to pull trailers
    Need a Friday coordinator/co-chair
Jon: Will we be doing Untappd again this year?
  • Good question.
    Courtney: It costs money and I know we’re tight
    Bob: want to see some sort of voting per flight, overall. Some sort of recognition for those who bring exceptional beer
    Frank: I would like to point out a forum on the post I made 6 years ago, use colored tickets and put them in a pitcher by your favorite beer of each flight.
    Bob & Frank will get together and discuss
Nude Business
Ticket Sales Proposal
  • Brewfest is opportunity to fund social events, would like to be able to do more
    120 ticket sales is break even point; targeting 140
    If we haven’t hit 120 tickets sold by Aug 23rd, offer up 20 tickets to other clubs
    All sales cut off at 150 tickets sold
Bob: sooner we tell them the better, KCBM is having trouble filling up the bus trip
Rebecca: if we offer other clubs tickets, should we tell them to put it on the calendar earlier?

Treasurer Report
$5,724.94 as of Tuesday
  • Checking: $459.72
    Savings: $4,000.86 (reserve)
    PayPal: $146.36
    Cash: $118
Charts! (see slides)
May be dipping into reserves for brewfest
Since Last Report - Slow but getting busier
  • 6 new membership, 11 people
    8 cents in interest
    One Great Taste ticket
    Paid Rent ($800)
If you have invoices, turn them in

Insurance
118 members when i submitted roster, 123 now
  • 7% rate increase
    13% smaller club (compared to 216 numbers since the roster was never updated)
    Net 7% decrease
Eats up 60% of remaining “liquid” funds

Library Report
New Books
  • Kansas City Beer by Pete Dulin
    Ancient Brews Rediscovered & Re-Created by Patrick E. McGovern
Seminar - Beer Cocktails by Dale
Leigh

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