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Essex Booster Club Minutes 10/28/2018


Members in attendance:  Jean Frank, Kathleen Johnson, Stephanie Burnison, Meredith Baker, Becki Franks, Mary Ohnmacht, Matthew Quick, Jay Soderberg, Pat Perkins


Minutes from 9/30/18 approved by Jay, Matt 2nd, all ayes


Treasurer’s Report

  • There is a balance of $11,053.38 after holding out all requested costs

  • Treasurer’s report approved by Meredith, 2nd by Steph, all ayes


Athletic Director Report


Old Business


New Business

  • Discussed the possibility of changing some of our rules like paying for uniforms or more equipment to help alleviate some of the costing with the reduction of students in our school. Could also reduce some of the need for additional fundraising. No decisions made.

  • Approved paying for the red schedules for the winter sports


Membership Drive

  • Still waiting on five Trojan Pride sponsorships

  • Gage Stanton Memorial donation- add an ad to the roster brochure and a line to the gym sign

  • Approved purchasing more sign brackets if needed



Senior Recognitions / Athletic Banquet / Showcases

  • Winter showcase on November 20, 2019 meal at 6:30 pm showcase at 7:30

    • Chili & Cinnamon rolls

    • Sign up sheet given to coaches, items to be brought to school by the 16th.

  • Possible Pride Scrimmage

  • FYI: BB Pink Out game January 29, 2019

  • Senior recognition for basketball on February 5, 2019


Swag Store

Open Wish List Items



  1. Practice balls received


  1. Base plugs received

  2. Quotes for scoreboard range from $5900-$6700. 5’x14’ -$5900 or 16’ - $6700


  1. Reconditioned headsets 2 up 2 down for $1300 request to purchase before the next football season starts, tabled



  1. 5 new batting helmets, cost based on style, tabled (waiting on Mr. Croghan to let us know if the school is paying toward this)

  2. Shin pads @ $64




  1. Inside practice mats and nets received


  1. Permanent concession stand

    1. Will need electrical, plumbing  & cabinets installed. Discussed but would like a plan and costing before making a decision toward this.

Motion to adjourned at 6:08 p.m made by Jay, 2nd by Meredith

Next Meeting Date: Dec. 2nd at 5:00pm in Trojan Hall



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