Here's a quick update on what our Chicago Market teams have been doing this past week:
Funding Director attended the Consumer Cooperative Management Association national food co-op conference in Amherst, MA, participated in two days of funding workshops and met with general managers and board members from co-ops around the country, co-op development consultants, and the leaders of the largest co-op funding institutions.
Board President met with Board members for advanced database training, engaged a consultant to review our business plan, created a graphic for our digital Owner card, talked with other co-ops about hiring general managers.
Planning began on the 2016 Owners meeting.
Board Vice President secured a venue for our upcoming Coffee and Conversation session
Owner Engagement sent out Owner cards to those who requested them.
Board member Karen published June's newsletter.
Finance Team completed monthly reconciliation, met to discuss tracking cash flow and new NCB bank account, talked with owners about payments, paid bills.
Events compiled a list of all vendors who've participated in our pop-up markets.
Here are links to past weekly updates: