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Goodwin pleased with Booster meet

By Staff
Melody Ferguson, for the FCT
Coach Doug Goodwin was pleased to see a fairly large turnout at the recent RHS Football Booster Club meeting. Members met to elect new officers for the upcoming football season.
The new officers are:
Greg Trapp, President
(Presides over meetings, Big Money Give Away, Tiger Mom Committee, Tiger Football Reunion)
Greg Batchelor, First Vice President (TV Ad Sales, Gold Card Merchant Sales Committee, Stadium Parking Committee)
Brett Gist, Second Vice President (Car Show Committee, Gold Card Public Sales Committee, Stadium Tiger Gear Sales, Halftime Activities Committee)
Deanna Hollimon, Treasurer (Administration and Accounting for each Committee, Reports Deposits to School Administration)
Tricia Montgomery, First Secretary (Junior – Senior Media Guide Ad Sales Committee, Media Guide Construction Committee, Football 101 Committee)
Melody Fergerson, Second Secretary (Freshman-Sophomore Media Guide Ad Sales Committee, Media Guide Game Sales Committee, Booster Club Membership Committee, Golden Tiger Give Away Sponsors)
The main topic of discussion of the meeting was making preparations for the 2007 Football Media Guide. Copies of last year's ads were distributed among the members who will contact businesses and individuals about renewal.
The price of ads in this year's media guide are as follows: 1/4 page – $50, 1/2 page – $80, and a full page – $150.
To purchase advertising space in the 2007 Football Media Guide, please contact Tricia Montgomery at 810-3330 or Donna Trapp at 627-5001.
The deadline for purchasing ads is July 31.
A membership drive is currently underway. All Golden Tiger fans and supporters are encouraged to join. Membership is open to everyone. A yearly donation of $10 (per individual, family, or business) will allow your name to be printed in this year's Football Media Guide to be sold at each RHS home game. Simply mail your payment to:
Melody Fergerson
RHS Booster Club Secretary
PO Box 13
Russellville, AL 35653
Please include your name or business name and telephone number. Make checks payable to RHS Football Booster Club.
Tiger Moms elect new leader
The RHS Tiger Moms met immediately following the Booster Club Meeting.
Terri Daniel was chosen to lead the Tiger Moms for the upcoming season.
The Tiger Moms have many scheduled activities that support the football players. Each Thursday night during the season, the Tiger Moms decorate the players' football lockers with spirit signs that include a treat. Much preparation goes into choosing just the right slogan for the spirit sign and choosing a snack that correlates with the slogan.
The best one I can remember is – for the Deshler game a couple of years ago, we did "it's time to open up a can" and we hot glued a mini can of Pringles to each sign.
The Tiger Moms occasionally give the players snacks after practice and during playoffs, the players actually get a surprise such as a bandanna, a Tiger arm band, a key chain or some type of tiger paraphernalia.
The Tiger Moms prepare a sack of treats such as Little Debbies, chips, etc. to give to the players after away games as they are boarding buses to return home. They always hand out goodies and drinks, win or lose. The Tiger Moms are responsible for organizing and preparing food for the Football Kickoff Supper, held each fall. Tiger Moms also prepare food for the RHS Press Box. The Tiger Moms work closely with coaches and administration to insure that their boys will have football memories to last them a lifetime.