News and Announcements
The banquet is still on for Tuesday, October 27th. +With the colder weather if anyone has any type of outdoor heaters, please reach out to Lisa Gerth at email@example.com ASAP. +
At the banquet, please keep in mind that while gathering, try to stay in family groups. Stay socially distanced & masked. Most importantly, we need to emphasize that any of the typical “buddy photos” should be done with masks.
See you on Tuesday!
Andover XC Booster
Date: Tuesday, October 27th
Where: Ham Lake Lions Park – 1204 157th Ave. NE Ham Lake 55304
When: 4:30 pm Social & Pictures
5:00 pm Welcome, Dinner & Banquet
Dinner will be provided by the Mansetti’s FOOD TRUCK
Cost per person is $13 and includes: A combo meal from the Mansetti’s Food Truck that includes pasta, pizza, breadstick, beverage and a gourmet bakery cupcake! (Gluten Free option pizza is available as well – note this on the form below.)
Banquet Procedures: This event is an extension of the high school season and masks will be required during the event, with the exception of when you are eating. We will have seating spaced to allow for social distancing. We are asking that families limit attendance to this event to parents and not siblings due to the capacity of the facility.
Form with mailing instructions is attached. This is a short timeline as we have needed to move up date due to hosting an outdoor event.
Make checks payable to Tailwinds Booster Club
There are available items to sign up (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0444a8a828a1fc1-andover) for the race tomorrow, the pasta feed next Wednesday (10/14) and the section race next week (10/15). Please check it out and consider signing up to bring/send an item with your runner.
Thank you everyone for helping out the team, they appreciate the support!
The Booster Club is in need of filling the open roles for next season, this is something that is a priority and a must for the booster club to be able to continue. Please join us tomorrow at the monthly meeting to see what the booster club is all about and learn more about the open positions. At the November meeting the retiring directors will be finishing up their terms and voting will be done for the new incoming directors. We are hopeful that the booster club will be able to be sustained and be a successful part of the Andover XC program.
Below are brief descriptions of each roles, responsibilities, and the estimated time commitment for each.
There are five officer positions:
The President shall preside at all Booster Club meetings, shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Booster Club, shall countersign all contracts, conveyances, agreements, and other instruments of the Booster Club, and perform all such duties as are incident to the officer or properly required of the office by the voting membership. The President shall serve as ex-officio member of all committees. The President shall also supervise a semi-annual internal review of the Booster Club financial records.
The Treasurer shall maintain financial records for the Booster Club, including accounting of income and expenses, filing federal income tax report on a timely basis, keeping non-profit status in the state of Minnesota through annual renewal, and responsible for providing financial reports at Board Meetings.
The Secretary shall be responsible for the creation and distribution of the Booster Club meeting minutes and responsible for notifying all Board Members of upcoming meetings and activities.
The Fundraising Director shall be responsible for selection and supervision of all fundraising activities. The Fundraising Director shall be responsible for raising funds in response to the capital expenditures needed by the Booster Club including the organization of events with the participation parents and team members.
The Communication Director shall be responsible for managing information and communication in regards to Booster Club activities via the website, social media, and/or other outlets.
o 1.5 hours/month for meeting attendance
o 1 hour/month for monthly meeting agenda
o 5-6 hour/year for activity support (parent meeting, time trials, meets, fundraising, banquet)
o 2 hours/month for meeting prep and recording meeting minutes
o 1 hour/month for general accounting details
o 1 hour/year for IRS filing, non-profit renewal, and budget creation
o 5 hours/year for organization of Heggies fundraiser
o Other commitments depend on activities planned
o 2 hours/week for in-season communications (Aug-Oct)
o 1 hours/month for off-season communications
A couple of updates to the schedule for the next couple of events.
2386 155th Lane NW, Andover MN 55304
A finisher is still needed for the girls race.
Boys race at 10:30 AM (Bus at 8:30 AM)
Girls race at 1:30 PM (Bus at 11:30 AM)
2 spectators per runner and all are required to wear a mask.
We are required to provide a volunteer for each conference race.
The volunteer will be located on the course, needs to arrive 15 minutes prior to the race and will be required to wear a mask.
Andover XC Booster