MEETING MINUTES – April 13, 2023
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska – Hy-Vee -84th & Holdrege | 11:30am-1:00pm
Present: 17 in attendance
Members: Kyle Kudron; Sherri Recker; Brian Deighton; Audrey Back; Lavelle McFarland; Brian Adam; Tim Kirkpatrick; Emily Koopmann; Joanne Bartels; Jeanne Sheridan; Tara West; Ben Petersen; Angle Neal; Fred Knight;
Guests: Levi Orman; Cindy Neujahr; Misty Lauer
Introductions of Members Present
Minutes from March 2023 were approved
New Members – email logo to Joanne Bartels for the website
Membership Chair Report
24 Paid Member Business for 2023
New members recruitment – Please invite fellow business that serve North Lincoln – Network and have fun.
Lavelle McFarland – MRA Financial – Farmer’s Union Midwest Agency
Joanne Bartels – CHI Health/Company Care
Social Chair Update
Coming Soon: Music Bingo – Saltdogs – Pool Party
$1788.83 in Checking and $3000.00 in CDs as of February 4th, 2023
Chief Teresa Ewins has requested the Northwest Team of the Lincoln Police Department host a Town Hall meeting. As a result, the Malone Community Center (2032 U Street), has graciously offered to host the event Friday, May 19th, 2023, at 6pm. If you have any questions, concerns, statements, or just want to listen to the Chief’s message. Please come down and have some face-to-face interaction with the Chief of Police.
Misty Lauer – Willmar Electric
Lean Business Model
Misty gave the group a talk about the Lean Business Model. She works in the accounting department at Willmar Electric and helped implement the Lean Model. She also gives tours at Willmar that explains the Lean Business Model. The Lean focus is on the customer. Providing the customer the best product possible for the lowest cost possible. To achieve this there as to be a focus on constant improvement. Three Pillars of Lean are the 8 Wastes, Fix What Bugs You, and Before and After. Misty also shared Willmar’s journey on implementing this business model.
Next Association meeting: May 11th, 2023, at Hy-Vee – 84th & Holdrege | 11:30am- 1:00pm
Next Board meeting: May 4th, 2023 – Belmont Community Center – 11:30am – 1pm
Meeting Adjourned. Respectfully submitted by Kyle Kudron NLBA Secretary- firstname.lastname@example.org