UPPER RED LAKE AREA ASSOCIATION
LICENSE # 02724
  P.O. BOX 409,
 WASKISH, MN
  FEBRUARY 20, 2018

The meeting was called to order by Director Todd Mortenson, in place of absent Chairperson Patsy Petrowske at 6:58 p.m. All present stood for a moment of silence of respect for deceased member Joann Erickson.

Gambling Manager Lisa Jaeger presented the gambling report and bills. Motion to accept the report and to pay the bills was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.

Grants: 
Cynthia Celander was present from the Kelliher School to request a grant donation to the Kelliher Community Scholarship. This Scholarship is based on volunteerism and is funded totally on donations from the surrounding communities of Shooks, Kelliher and Waskish businesses and clubs. Following discussion, motion was made by Tim Waldo to grant $3000.00, with a second by Bobbie Oen. Unanimous.


Blackduck High School March Madness Committee-Robyn Dwight was present to discuss the purpose of this grant request. Motion to grant $500.00 was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.


Northome School PTO-LaVon Weidenborner-discussed the Annual PTO Easter Egg Hunt and their request of funding. Motion was made by Bobbie Oen to grant $500.00 and seconded by Tim Waldo. Unanimous.

Northome School PTO-LaVon Weidenborner-discussed the Accelerated Reading Program for the students. Motion to grant $700.00 was made by Robyn Dwight and seconded by Betty Mohs. Unanimous.
Beth Skoe was present to discuss the Kelliher Northome Junior Class Post Prom Party and their request for funding. After discussion, motion to grant $1068.00 was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Betty Mohs. Unanimous.

The January minutes were presented and motion to accept as presented was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Kellie Halvarson. Unanimous.

The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Kellie Halvarson. Motion to accept as presented, with a total of $22606.49 in the combined savings and checking accounts, was made by Bobbie Oen and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.

New Members:  
Old Business: Correction: The agenda states that the Kelliher School Yearbook ad check was sent in with Logo photo. This should actually read the Northome School Yearbook.


Joe Corcoran brought to the attention of the Membership that the Kelliher Area wants to start a Farmers Market this summer and actually had their first informational meeting this day in Kelliher to begin planning-per Diane Mostad. Jon will put this information into the next Newsletter with more information coming as it is received.


New Business: Thank you notes were received from the Lakes Area Dive Team and from the Northome Robotics Team.


Next meeting will be held on March 20th, 2018

Motion to adjourn was made by Tim Waldo and seconded by Jon Petrowske. Unanimous.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Betty Mohs.



Please feel free to read through minutes of the Upper Red Lake Area Association most recent meeting and look below at some of the great things that have been done to promote and enhance the Upper Red Lake Area, the economic, commercial, and social interests of its inhabitants.  

Please check the EVENTS page to see the next months meeting agenda as it becomes available, new and old business to be discussed in the Upper Red Lake Area . 

​Meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM

(Monthly minutes are one month behind due to approval of minutes at following monthly meeting.)

Upper Red Lake Area Association 
Monthly Minutes & Grant Information

President- Patsy Petrowske
Vice President- Todd Mortenson
Gambling Manager- Lisa Jaeger
Secretary- Betty Mohs
Treasurer-  Kellie Halverson

Board of Directors
Tim Waldo
Jon Petrowske
Kevin Waldo
Robin Dwight ​
Director # 5 -Open