Director's Report for July 20, 2006
for fee waiver:
- ($ 60) Added Wayne
County Vision as a Not-for-Profit Member
- ($300) Added Radon
Technology Services, LLC as a Business Member
- ($300) Added Porter
Advertising, LLC as a Business Member
- ($300) Added Stults
Family Dentistry as a Business Member
- ($ 60) Added Cosmic
Cleaners as a Basic Member
- ($ 60) Added Huffine
Design, Inc. as a Basic Member
- ($ 60) Added The
Richmond News Review Podcast as a Basic Member
- ($ 60) Added Rihm,
Inc. as a Basic Member
- Increase of $1,200
income per year, assuming all renew.
- Send postcard "A"
to database of potential members on May 25, 2006
postcards at Morrisson-Reeves Library and the City Building.
- Created an ad
for the Bicentennial Booklet - Will be distributed in August.
- Displayed banner
at entrance to Wayne County 4-H Fair.
- Mailed Marketing
letter, membership application and 2 copies of postcard "B" to
potential members on June 26, 2006.
- MRL printed and
folded letter and application for a minimal fee.
- Talked to the
Centerville Kiwanis Club on 6/27/2006.
- Distributed post
cards in Fountain City, Williamsburg, Economy, Hagerstown and
Cambridge City on July 7, 2006.
& Projects for May/June/July
- Order additional
letterhead and envelopes. Received 2 extra boxes of envelopes due
to printer's error.
- Work with John Zetzel of Gillman & Zetzel to
answer questions regarding move to 501(C)(3).
- Work with board
members to get "informal written consent" signed. Anomoly
discovered in Articles of Incorporation that will require notice and
approval by the full membership board.
- Gillman & Zetzel
offer to split additional fee necessitated by waiting to file after July
1 ($200 of $400 additional)
- Computer maintenance:
- $ 22.94 - Research
and purchase PC-Cillin anti-virus software for new computer.
- Received a
deluge of spam postings to Talk of the Town on during week of 7/16.
Cleaned up board and set so that anonymous posting go into a queue
prior to posting. Will check for software updates, but may
have to remove ability to post anonymously.
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take photos.
(as of June 30, 2006)
were created by the
AWStats program offered online by our web host.
Monthly figures are now being posted on the
Top Twenty page. Due to an anomaly in
usage of the back end of the Talk of the Town program, our usage spiked
in March and has slowly dropped off since then. Current
average is 56,504
user sessions per month. Web page views (hits) are
Users popped up 86% in
March and then dropped in April, May and June - finally settling in at
42,480 in June. Page views increased by
March then decreased in April, May and June to 113,566.
- Quarterly figures for user sessions decreased by 10% over 1st
Quarter but are up 42% from the 2nd Quarter in 2005.. Page views increased by 14%. User sessions increased by
59% over the same time period last year.
2005 Yearly Figures
show a 14% increase to 463,839 users requesting 1,419,408 pages
as compared to 407,300 users requesting 1,157,890 pages in 2004. This is
a 14% increase in users and a
23% increase in page views over 2004.