MINSTER — The Minster Civic Association members toured Striker Bows in Minster during their regular meeting, Jan. 31.
The business plans to move into the Crescent Theater building in the future. Dusty Ellis reported that Stiker Bows makes custom archery bows and has sales worldwide. All of the bows are handmade and each takes about two weeks to finish. This business started as a hobby.
The association’s newly elected president is Kurt Baumer. The new recording secretary is Wes Thieman. Ryan Rindler continues as treasurer.
The members were given a brief review of the recent civic dance and plans for the future.
Community reports were presented by Brenda Boeke and Donald Harrod. Boeke reported that the school will receive a slight increase in funding from the state this year. Harrod gave a report on how the village is saving money with changes made at the waste water treatment plant. He spoke of possible expansion of the solar field. He also said that there will be street curb work on Ohio Street this year and a waterline replacement in front of Dannon soon.
Kim Anderson of the Arts Place discussed a summer program she administers that exposes children to many forms of art. This is a regional program and Minster is one of the villages she visits.