Blue Goose – Texas Pond Goals
July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Short Term: – 12 months or less (Membership; Charity, Education; & Fellowship)

  1. Develop and bring our membership up to 75 or better in active DFW Ganders
    • Initiation months will be – November & April
    • Seek/recruit 10+ new members
    • Seek to reinstate 5+ former members
    • Continue to develop an active membership recruitment and retention strategy
    • Revitalize membership momentum after year of the pandemic impact on face-to-face meetings.
    • Reorganize & refocus on membership participation in monthly and local special events hosted by the Pond to 50% of our active members in attendance at each meeting/event.

  2. 2022 15th Annual Golf Tournament (Spring)
    • Obtain a June date for tournament at Bear Creek
    • (18) Hole Sponsors
    • (5) Other/Misc. Sponsors: Breakfast, Lunch, Putting Contest, Photo, & Ball Drop from current membership only.
    • A minimum of 20 Golf Teams (80 golfers), but not to exceed 25 teams (100 golfers)
    • Aggressively manage event expense
    • Seek at minimum, a goal of $5,000 after expenses to be distributed to our beneficiaries and the Pond’s General Fund from the proceeds after expenses are paid

  3. Scholarship
    • Award Scholarship(s) – goal is to distribute no more than $5,000 in annual scholarships
    • Utilize the Awards Structure as defined in the Scholarship Guidelines as a guide for award levels.
    • Scholarship funds are available for a current Texas Blue Goose member children or grandchildren. Blue Goose member must be a three-year member who has consistently attended 4 or more meetings each Blue Goose year prior to application.
    • Maintain Scholarship Timeline

  4. Charity endeavors for the fiscal year 2021/2022
    • The beneficiaries for this Blue Goose year are: North Texas Food Bank, Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Community Partners of Dallas, Salvation Army Angel Tree and an Animal Shelter.
    • Include charity endeavors in our special events, New Year Gala and at least 3 of our monthly meetings.
    • Increase Pond involvement engagement in the charity endeavors whether at our monthly meetings or at special events or individual activities that a member can undertake. Goal is to have our charitable contributions equate to $200 per active dues paying member of the Texas Pond.

  5. Marketing & Communication
    • Update each month the Pond’s Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter & Instagram pages
    • Promote our meetings, events and any advertising sponsors via the various Social Media platforms in conjunction with our newsletter
  6. Southern Region Grand Nest Convention Financial Commitment
    • $1,500/year (minimum), plus $5.00 per dues paying member to the Convention Fund
    • Encourage members to support any fund-raising activities for the Southern Region Convention
  7. Encourage Ganders to attend the Blue Goose convention