DCM Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
538 Foster Street
Present: Beth, Christy, Danny, Don, Michael, Pam, Stephen, Robin
Welcome Christy Raulli!
Call to Order: 6:55pm
Minutes from May 18, 2010 approved.
1. Survey Results (Don)
54% owners responded
36% shoppers responded
We will announce this outcome to owners and others, along with the next steps which include the Owner Loan campaign.
2. Fullsteam Event. The purpose of the event is to generate interest in Durham Central Market and Fullsteam Brewery as an upcoming local brewer. It will be a beer and bands event, Saturday, June 12th, 6pm until
3. Neighborhood Council (Michael)
Broad purpose is to draw together people from the area to provide input on the store. Michael is enlisting help for outreach to the neighborhood/community.
4. Owner Loan campaign & Financing
a. Legal needs
c. Pledges vs checks
e. Conventional lending sources
f. When to spend?
5. Bring in owners
We need to develop additional ideas for bringing in more owners. More owners key to a successful owner loan campaign.
6. Board Expansion
Adjourned 8:20pm Submitted by Robin Arcus, board secretary
You can now become a Durham Central Market Owner via the website. We offer individual shares and business shares. Become an owner today by filling out the online owner share form and pay using a secure Paypal connection, and thanks!!
Durham Central Market
P.O. Box 25216
Durham, NC 27702-5216
The Owner Investment Campaign is ongoing, offering our owners the opportunity to invest in the co-op. Details on your options for investing are available here.
Email your intention to pledge to firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll walk you through the rest. Together we can build something wonderful!
Current Amount: 1171
May 25 - Farmers Market
June 8 - Farmers Market
June 22 - Farmers Market
Durham Central Park
Durham Co-Housing Community
Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc.
Animal Welfare Approved
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
The Rural Advancement Foundation International (located in Pittsboro, NC)
Slow Food Triangle