March General Membership Meeting Minutes

DOWNTOWN TALLAHASSEE MERCHANTS & BUSINESS
ASSOCIATION MEETING MINUTES


March 26, 2015 AT 8:30 a.m.
Sheraton Four Points


Meeting called to order by Secretary John O. Williams at 8:30a.m. Members introduced themselves and stated what they hoped for with regard to business and the DBA
Presidents Report: Secretary Williams called the meeting to order and had all in attendance introduce themselves and the businesses they each represent.
Secretary’s Report: Minutes of previous meeting were previously provided to the officers
Treasurer’s Report: Treasures report not given
Action Item: None
Guest Speakers:

Jay Revell director of the DIA reported regarding the Say I Do initiative in which information and advertising is being provided to promote Tallahassee as a great place for weddings.

Mary Dekle reported on Jazz For Justice

Jeannie Booth reported on Big Brothers and Sisters Al Thompson reported on the Downtown Market and the Art Festival on April 18, 2015

Discussion: Discussion was had regarding CRA accomplishments, Frenchtown Development, St. John’s Church renovations, a jazz/blues soiree.

Jazz in the Park: President Willis joined the meeting and reported on Jazz in the Park. The first artist is the Johnnie Marshall Band scheduled May 2, 2015. Six concerts are expected this 2015 season
Next Meeting: The next meeting will be April 23,, 2015 beginning at 8:15 with a 15 minutes for meet and greet at the Sheraton Four Points.


Adjournment of the meeting was at 9:30 a.m. The minutes were recorded by the Association Secretary John O. Williams.