January 2018 Board Highlights

By |2018-02-09T10:18:45-05:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

1. The Board unanimously approved a new 3-year contract with General Manager Linda Johnson. Thanks, Linda, for all your hard work! 2. The Board approved a January 31 pay-out of more than $23,000 in dividends to all preferred shareholders. Preferred shares earn a 4% dividend, annually. 3. As of December 31, 2017, rolling year-to-date sales [...]

November Board Highlights

By |2017-11-28T13:14:10-05:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Highlights from the November 15th Board Meeting: 1. Wheatsfield added 154 members during the October Member Drive. Welcome, new members! 2. The Board elected officer positions and determined committee chairs for 2018. Officers are: Stefan Gailans, President; Gina McAndrews, Vice President; Casey Szymanski, Treasurer;  Liz Kolbe, Secretary. Committee chairs: Casey Szymanski, Finance Chair; Stefan Gailans, [...]

Board Highlights – August 16 Meeting

By |2017-09-21T11:21:00-05:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

A slate of candidates for the upcoming board election was approved by the Board.  With three candidates for three open seats, there will not be a contested election for seats on the 2018 Board of Directors.  Instead, members will be asked to approve the slate of candidates approved by the Board during the Annual Meeting [...]

July Board Highlights

By |2017-08-02T13:31:34-05:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Board Meeting Highlights from the July 19th Board Meeting Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Wheatsfield Board Elections. Applications are available on the Wheatsfield website and in the store, and are due Monday, Aug. 21 at 11:59 p.m. Elections will begin in-store and online in October, and will conclude at the end of [...]

Call for Candidates

By |2017-07-12T10:11:05-05:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Board Report Caroline Krejci, Board Member Summer is finally here! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been thoroughly enjoying all of the delicious fresh produce – peaches, watermelon and local strawberries, to name just a few. With the long-anticipated store expansion now complete, we have an outstanding meat and fish counter to supply backyard [...]

Board Meeting Highlights – June 21

By |2017-06-26T09:45:32-05:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

1. The board appointed Penny Brown-Huber to fill Caroline Krejci's seat on the Board of Directors for the remainder of her term, effective at the July meeting as Krejci relocates to Texas. Krejci's seat will be up for election in 2018. Board member Merry Rankin will now chair the board's nominations and recruitment committee. 2. [...]

May Board Highlights

By |2017-05-30T14:25:05-05:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Highlights from the May 17th Board Meeting. 1. Wheatsfield welcomed 23,649 customers during April 2017; 13% more customers than April 2016. This is the highest number of customers ever in a single month! 2. The member financing campaign closed April 30. Wheatsfield exceeded our goal of $350,000 by 29%, bringing the final amount raised to [...]

April Board Highlights

By |2017-05-01T10:44:49-05:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Highlights from the April 19th Board meeting. The Annual Meeting of the Members is a month earlier this year (October instead of November). Because of this, candidate applications for the 2017 Wheatsfield Board of Directors election will be due August 21 to allow for sufficient candidate publicity in the October Field Journal. More details will [...]

Board Report: Financing Update

By |2017-04-12T17:44:06-05:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Rachel Dakarian, Board President On behalf of the Wheatsfield Board of Directors, I am happy to report that we are in the final phase of the expansion project! Spring follows on the heels of Wheatfield’s successful grand re-opening event, which took place on Saturday, February 25, 2017. We reached our highest ever daily sales that [...]

February Board Highlights

By |2017-02-21T19:00:26-05:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Board highlights from the February 15th meeting: During the first two weeks of February, the number of shoppers topped 5,000 each week! Prior to the expansion, we had 4,500 - 4,600 shoppers during our busiest weeks. Wheatsfield met and surpassed the goal for the current member financing campaign, which now totals $382,000 of member loans and preferred shares! The offering [...]

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