The group discussed the success of the Christmas family project where money and gifts were given to help families in need in the amount of $460, and the Cops Care Luncheon, an annual luncheon given to the senior members of the town with gift bags and door prizes that amounted to $248 in costs.
"We sincerely want to thank all our supporters and sponsors who helped make this year's Cop's Care Luncheon a success," Brown said. "We owe thanks to Gentry Family Funeral Services, CW Electric, Idlewild Realty, Techgnome Production, Balley Signs and Yadtel for donating candy and items for the goody bags for our seniors.
"We also want to give a special thanks to all our volunteers this year," she said. "All the food for our luncheon was donated by State Street Steak House, Taste of Italy, Papa;s Pizza and dessert was provided by Malinda and Kelly."
The DBA reported a balance of $1,437 in the checking account.
As the meeting progressed, Austin introduced Gaye Baity to talk about the Yadkinville TDA (Tourism Development Association), and their plans for the town.
"We have funds in our TDA from the occupancy tax that we can spend on and in downtown Yadkinville," Baity said. "We were hoping to work to have events downtown that would draw 'heads in the beds' into our local hotel and bed and breakfast while bringing community events to the town.
"We've been talking about the possibility of street dances and festivals, an increased number of crusin' events and possible music events," she said. "We also have money to spend on marketing and would like to work with the DBA in finding the best ways to showcase our area."
Austin and Baity, as well as other members of the association talked more about the possibilities of bringing musicians and other events to the area when other events are planned for other locations within the area.
The DBA will be working with the TDA and a list of scheduled events will be offered to the public at a later date.