Gerald Jeffrey, Chairperson
Strengthen your organization by recruiting new members. The bigger we are, the
stronger we are. By working together we can make a difference for "Kansas Value-
The membership drive will begin February 7,1998 and go until June 7,1998.
The first person or company to recruit seven new members who have paid their dues by June 7, 1998 will receive $50.00. (P.S. On the membership form, make sure to
list your name too, so your company gets credit.) Feel free to copy the enclosed
membership form to distribute to potential members.
A growing association needs new members constantly.
KMA COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
Calling Committee: Gerry Yost, Chairperson; Dan Coon, Gary Reynolds, Ruth Hale,
Tom and Jeri Knoblock, Cinda Dienst, and Diana Endicott
The following committees need volunteers. Please volunteer for a committee if
you haven't already.
Marketing: Jon Brewer, Chairperson
Catalog/lnternet: Shirley Voran, Chairperson
Funding/Finance: Diana Freund, Chairperson
Seminars/Conventions: Denise Voran-Goertzen, Chairperson
Brochures/Newsletters: Lori Robbins, Chairperson
Membership: Gerald Jeffrey, Chairperson
Wholesale shows: Lori Robbins
Retail shows: Diana Freund and Lynn Kaufman
We need to know the date of each member's Birthday. (You don't have to share
with us the year.) Call Shirley Voran at 316/855-7718 and leave a message.
GRANTS AND DOLLARS IN YOUR AREAS
Sometimes financing is a tricky issue for growing Kansas companies. Please
check your area locations for grants. Ask for applications and if you need help filling
them out, ask Shirley Voran for further information. When visiting with these
companies ask them for the Economic Development for the community/business
Kansas Connections Catalogue is coming along great. What you can see in
Kansas Connections is your product, its information, your regular telephone number,
and your address. The catalog will be set up to promote one (1-800) number which
will be placed with a fulfillment company. There, the orders will be placed with each
company requested. A $2.95 charge will be added to each order from the fulfillment
company. Lee, from the Department of Commerce, will be in touch with catalogue
RC&D FIRST ANNUAL MEETING
Shirley and David Voran were guest speakers at the RC&D first annual meeting in
Pratt. A positive note was given for the Kansas Marketing Association. Shirley shared
her "Value-Added Approach to Kansas." Are you planting seeds for the Kansas
We need more information about your products in unit or each quantity mailed
to Lee Masenthin at the Department of Commerce.
Lee Masenthin, Agriculture Products Development Division
700 S.W. Harrison Street, Suite 1300
Topeka KS 66603-3712
Telephone: 785/296-3736 or Fax: 913/296-3776
If you have not volunteered to be on committee, please do so. We need
everybody, you can make a difference.
P.S. If you don't have a preference, assignments to committees will be made.
KMA membership offers many items of interest. Shop from each other first. Do
not expect new recruit companies to carry your products, if you are not willing to help
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Last Updated: 25-Sep-97
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