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 Meeting Information

 
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9/26/22 Meeting

Thank you to all who joined our first meeting to

start planning for the 2023 Party!

Here's what we discussed

  • Overview of party:  Leaning towards having the party at WhirlyBall in Bloomington again this year.  As in previous years, graduates will leave from the graduation ceremony at Grace Church on busses provided by SSGP/Palmer Bus Service - which will take them to WhirlyBall.

  • Financials:

    • Our target for fundraising:  $35,550

    • Ticket pricing:  Last several years, tickets to the party have been priced at $70-$100.  Depending on how fundraising goes this year, we may lower the price.

  • Key events overview:  

    • September

      • COMPLETE - 9/20: Volleyball concessions fundraiser

    • October

      • 10/7: Football concessions fundraiser

      • 10/6-10/27: Direct donation fundraiser via SnapRaise

      • Venue & Entertainment Committee Begins

      • Prizes Committee Begins

    • November

      • 11/5: Craft Fair

    • December

      • 12/?:  Restaurant Fundraiser

    • January

      • 1/?: Restaurant Fundraiser

      • Business Solicitations

    • February

      • 2/?: Restaurant Fundraiser

      • Business Solicitations

      • Registration Committee Begins

    • March

      • 3/?:  Senior Signs on sale

    • April

      • 4/?:  Tickets on sale

      • 4/?:  Fill the Truck

      • 4/?:  Senior Signs pickup

    • May

      • Party Volunteer Signups

    • June

      • 6/10:  The Party

  • Additional fundraising ideas to explore:

    • Bagging groceries at Cub 

    • Ask SHS if they can announce direct donation fundraiser at upcoming Football games in October

  • Where help is needed most:

    • Fundraising: 

      • Managing restaurant and Fill the Truck fundraisers - 1-2 people needed

      • Working at the 10/7 SHS Football game concessions stand - 15 volunteers needed

      • Volunteering for the 11/5 Craft Fair - 5 volunteers needed

      • Spreading the word to family and friends about our upcoming direct donation fundraiser - all

    • Other committees:

      • Leader for the Venue and Entertainment committee - 1 person needed

      • Committee members for the Venue and Entertainment committee - 2 people needed

      • Treasurer-in-training - 1 person needed

      • Business Donations lead-in-training - 1 person needed