03/07/2019 - Meeting Minutes


Casey Crosby (Ace Hardware), Richard Varela ( Smithfield Recreation), John Anderson (Birch Creek Elementary), Bart Caley (Smithfield City Council and Alpine Cleaning and Restoration), Nicole Zollinger, Rhonda Wright, Scott Nelson (Schreiber’s), Rylie Morrison (USU Credit Union), Eric Kleven (Birch Creek Golf Course), Terri Stapley (Stapley Accounting), Deon Hunsaker (Smithfield Lions Club), Pete Krusi (Lee’s Marketplace), John Watts (Preston Watts),

Business Reviews

Ace Hardware (Casey Crosby) - It’s water season - starting to sell pumps. Looking forward to a fun event - KC BBQ Tournament in August or Sept.

Birch Creek Golf Course (Eric Kleven) - Golf course still too wet to be open. Only have the driving range open for Sky View and Green Canyon girls golf teams.

Smithfield City (Bart Caley) - Still have RDA funds available; if interested complete an application. The city is filling committees - Tree Committee and Trails Committee are two - with volunteers from the community. Looking to start on PIckleball Courts at Forrester Acres.

Stapley Accounting (Terri Stapley) - It’s tax season! Business taxes are due March 15th. They can help with both tax returns and statements.

Birch Creek Elementary (John Anderson) - They are currently getting ready for their LIteracy NIght as a followup to their One School, One Book program. They are also looking forward to their STEM Night and Kindergarten Registration and are actively preparing for the Tri School Golf Tournament.

USU Credit Union (Rylie Morrison) - Currently have a promotion - 33 months./3/1 % on a CD. Come see them today!

Smithfield Lions Club (Deon Hunsaker) - Smithfield Lion’s Club makes donations to Smithfield Library, NIght of Giving, scholarships to local high school students, and eye care to third world countries. They work with the Smithfield City Youth Council on the Smithfield Senior Dinner and raise money through concessions at Blue Sox games. They have their Lion’s Social coming up at the Lodge by Mack Park - will welcome members from all over Cache county. They are always looking for new members.

Lee’s Marketplace (Pete Krusi) - Case Lot sale is going on now through next week. Looking forward to April Daily Deals.

Preston Watts (Josh Watts) - Make sure that you get your rock chips repaired before they spread. They offer a full detail with a repair.

Schreibers (Scott Nelson) - Cheese! Yogurt! Cream Cheese! Keep buying!

Smithfield Rec Center (Richard Varela) - Starting their new Pickleball program, as well as a youth track and field program and adult Hip Hop classes. Health Days is coming up - working on getting the event schedule finalized. Look for booths to be open 11-8 this year.

Alpine Cleaning (Bart Caley) - Flooding season is here! Focus is on water emergencies and rebuilding.

Sunrise Elementary (Derek Beers) - Thanks for your support.

What Excites Us About Chamber Membership?

Richard brought up that he enjoys forging personal relationships with business owners since we all work together often to support each other’s events. John suggested that we publicize our impact on social media - maybe post blurbs from TY notes we receive. We can share this excitement and commitment to helping our community by talking about it to others and invite them to check out the chamber.

Membership Dues

Once membership dues are paid, we will deliver your 2019 decal. Thanks for paying!

Spring Events - Easter Egg Hunt and Golf Tournament

If you are interested in helping at the Easter Egg Hunt (booth, providing items for eggs, etc) please let Nicole know. Also, anyone who is interested in a hole sponsorship or team for the golf tournament let us know.

Dates to Remember

Easter Egg Hunt - April 20th Tri School Golf Tournament - May 8th Night of Giving - December 7th

Next Meeting: April 11th, Family Place (Smithfield)