23 January 2015

Farmington Football Booster Club Organizational Meeting

Hello parents and supporters of Farmington football!
As some of you may know there has been a renewed focus to get individual booster clubs established to help our Farmington High School athletic programs participate and compete at their highest levels. With that being said Farmington Football is organizing to establish the Farmington Football Booster Club and we need your help.  Thanks to the Siegler, Groves, Bray, Reed and Fox families for leading our effort to this point.  A meeting will be held at 7:00pm on Monday February 23, 2014 at Farmington High School in the large lecture hall to take the first official step in creating the booster club. 
A booster club is an organization that is formed to support (e.g. coordinate events, raise money, etc.) an associated club, sports team, or organization. Booster clubs are typically organized and operated by the parents of the students and the alumni of the supported organization.  A booster club’s main function is to develop a support structure for a program and to raise funds that will be spent (in our case) on Farmington football programs and team needs, as approved by the club.
To establish the Farmington Football Booster Club there are several things that need to take place.  First, the club must be officially organized by elected officers.  At this first meeting we will nominate and elect these officers.  The elected officers will then be tasked with officially organizing the club, complete with By-Laws and a clear stated purpose of the club.  The club then registers with and coordinates with the FHS Athletics office and the State of MN as a non-profit organization. 
Once the club is established monthly meetings will be held to conduct club business.  During the year and especially during football season all members of the booster club (not just elected officers) will have opportunities to contribute to the success of the club and ultimately our Farmington football program.  So, even if you are not available to serve as an officer of the club please attend our first meeting so that you can help elect our trusted board of officers and establish the Farmington Football Booster Club.
Voting board member positions to be elected at this meeting:
·        President
·        Vice-President
·        Treasurer
·        Secretary
·        (2) At Large Members
If you are able to volunteer your time as a voting board member of the Farmington Football Booster Club please reply to this e-mail and let us know which position you may be interested in.  We will also be taking nominations and answering questions at the meeting prior to the vote.  If you or your family have in the past, present, or future participated in or enjoyed Farmington football please come to this meeting to help us make it even better for the future.

We are loyal to you, Farmington……..(FHS school fight song reference)

Go Tigers!