October 2018 Minutes

Mindbridge General Meeting Minutes | October 3, 2018 7 PM – ARC of SE Iowa

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes – posted, reading waived
  3. Treasurer’s Report about same amount of money as last month. Have square reader for lightning port
  4. Convention Reports
    1. ICON
      1. This Weekend!! ICON 43 Oct 5-7, 2018 at Coralville Marriott
      2. Meeting at the storage locker at 4 pm Thursday Oct 4 for loading of the truck and about 6 pm at the Cedar Rapids Marriott for unloading
      3. At site registration will open about 2 pm Friday
      4. Wylde Nept will be playing Friday evening
    2. Gamicon
      1. Staff meeting Sunday Oct 21, 6 pm, Beer Burger in North Liberty
    3. AnimeIowa
      1. Staff meeting Saturday Oct 13, 2 pm, Iowa Event Center in Des Moines
      2. Looking at moving from GoToMeeting to Google Meeting
      3. Have a few department head position openings
  5. Other Projects
    1. Game Library – Thursday October 4 at 5:30 pm, Castles of Mad King Ludwig, The Hobby Corner of Iowa City. Will be at ICON
    2. Book Group: Monday, October 15 at 6:00pm, Scooter’s Coffee, Broken Blade by Kelly McCullough
    3. Video Game Library – will be at ICON
  6. Old Business
    1. ARC of SE Iowa is doing their Fund Raiser again this year at Kinnick Stadium during home games (Oct 20, Nov 10 and 23. If you can help please contact Mariah Simmons at 319-351-5017 or email at mariahsimmons@arcsei.org
    2. Extra Life Gaming to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network will be Saturday Nov 3rd at The Hobby Corner of Iowa City starting at 10 AM for 24 hours, it’s a good cause and fun. You don’t have to actually be there all 24 hours.
  7. New Business
    1. Saturday October 13th, 2018 – The 13th Annual Iowa City Zombie March at Happy Hollow Park in Iowa City.
    2. QuadCon comic convention
      1. Jon and Tracie went to the one last weekend in Dubuque, had about 200 people, handed out lots of info for ICON, Gamicon and AI.
      2. Jon brought back a stack of business cards, will organize them and send to board and con dealer heads.
      3. May have a table at upcoming con(s) to plug Gamicon, AnimeIowa and ICON.
      4. Dates are Sat Oct 27 in Burlington, Sat Nov 10 in Davenport.
      5. Let Jon Maakestad know by Oct 13th if you’re interested in staffing a table, want at least 2 people.

Next Meeting: November 7, 2018, 7 pm, Denny Lnch Casa