Minutes: March 30, 2011
Attendance present: Carol, Leticia, Scott, Larry S., Don, Larry M., Linda, Rich, Brian, Miguel, Tim, Robert. Absent: Joe, Sherri, Allen, George, Gina Excused: Dan Guest: Steve Kolsnick, Tahoe Carpet Care, Steve uses hot water extraction process to clean carpets and has been in business 5 years. He is also the So. Tahoe High varsity girls’ soft ball coach.
Speaker: Carol Daum, ASID – Design Scapes Interior Resource and Design. Carol passed around her green floor covering products: Cork, bamboo, wool carpet, reclaimed wood, and lyptus hardwood. She also showed an array of other products available to her such as, bathroom mirror televisions, woodworking trims, nylon carpet, lighting fixtures, and specialty glass for room dividers, signs and shower enclosures. Small specialty appliances for health care, bars, outdoor kitchens etc. If your residential or business interiors have a need for something a little different or special, Design Scapes can help you. Carol also explained what it takes to become a professional member of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). She explained that she needed 6 years of education and experience to quality to sit for the 16 hour 2 day exam. The six part exam tests you on lighting plans, building codes, furniture and floorplan layouts, textiles and finishes.
Next Meeting: Speaker, Tina – Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce
Business of the week: Design Scapes, next week will be Mary Kay cosmetics I noticed that if you have hit the “like” button for “LTBRN, tahoebusinesses.com” on Facebook, when you are business of the week it posts on your wall and it helps out your advertising. People who “like” your business page and your friends see it. A little extra promotion!
New Business: The group would like to explore having a booth next year at the Business Expo and Miguel offered to help with that.
Old Business: We purchased the two additional domain names. http://www.tahoebusinesses.org and http://www.tahoebusinesses.net and they are now linked to our website, so if people don’t remember our website address exactly, they will find us anyways. Our attendance and minutes are now being posted on our website.