The meeting of the WLEPOA Recreation Committee was called to order at 10:00 a.m., February 11, 2017, by Tri-Chairperson Jeanine Salgueiro. All present rose for the Pledge of Allegiance. Fifteen members in good standing were present. A moment of silence in Kathy Krebs memory was held.
Gwenn Phillips read the minutes of the preceding meeting. Diane Carrotozzolo asked if there were any corrections. Noted that Joe Mongalieri needs to ask Recreation for MCH inside lights. Chuck Miller made a motion to accept minutes as corrected, seconded by Diane Mula, so carried.
Treasurer's Report - Diane Carrotozzolo advised that there was no Treasurer's report for today's meeting.
Jeanine asked Frank Carrotozzolo for his report on Super Bowl Party. Sixty-two people enjoyed the event and a profit of $473.15 was made.
Pantry Update: Diane C reported that she has been working with Bob Murray and pantry is in very good shape with enough supplies to take us through May.
Continuous Reminder for Event Chairs: Only one extension to the cut-off date and that determination has to be made on or before the original cut-off date (not after). Once cut-off date has come, no tickets will be sold unless the chair decides to sell at the door.
Winter Wacky Weekend: will be February 18 and 19.
- Sled Building - Frank C. reported he has 15 participants signed up as of today. Deadline is Tuesday. Building will take place at Beaver Lodge, Saturday, February 18 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00p.m. Races held on Sunday. Hot cocoa will be served at Beaver Lodge after races.
- Ice Cream Social - Eileen McGregor is chair, she has 57 signed up so far.
- Brunch - Eileen McGregor is chairing. Sunday, 2/19. Flyers are out
- Bonfire and Skating - Terry Cucciniello, 7:30 Saturday night, 2/18. Hot chocolate and s'mores will be served. Flyer is out.
- Family Bingo - Bingo held Sunday, 2/19, at 7:00 p.m. in MCH. Nan Yack, chair.
St. Patrick's Celebration - Bob and Dolores Murray, Mark and Pat Brunie will chair. Event will be Saturday, March 18 at the MC starting at 7:00 p.m. Dinner will be $20 per person; Tickets are available at the office; March 13 cut-off.
Easter Egg Hunt - Jerry and Laura Beskovoyne will chair. Some discussion about previous hunts. Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 15, 2:00 p.m. at Beaver Lodge. Cost is $1 per child, tickets available in the office; cut-off date is April 13.
Kentucky Derby - Jeri Marshall and Marshall Perez are chairing. Jeanine spoke with Jeri and plans are under way.
Memorial Day - Jeanine reported that it will be similar to last year's. She already has more volunteers, specifically for scavenger hunt.
July 4 Celebration - This will be celebrated on July 1. Christine Salgueiro and Vinny Settepani will chair.
Summer Carnival - July 8 - Diane C spoke with Nikki Lygeris Duran and asked that she have flyer up by Memorial Day. Diane will contact Nikki again to confirm she was able to use all previous deposits.
Sock Hop - 50's Dance - Scheduled for July 15 starting 7:00 p.m. at the MCH - planning under way.
Swim Team - Rachel Harmuth announced that she will have the schedule done in March. Her goal is to have competition season end at the end of July or very early in August. Dinner will be held at the end of the season. Rachel inquired about deadline for next Newsletter and was told March 15. Diane C will double check that date. Rachel plans to include details for Swim Team in newsletter.
Italian Wedding - Gino Dall'Aste will chair with Vinny Settepani on August 12 at MCH.
Beaver Pool June Band/DJ Night - Jeanine Salgueiro still working on this project.
Music in the Park - Dates will be given to Terry Cucciniello for contracting.
Other Events - Jeanine S reported that she is keeping an electronic listing of volunteer information.
Chuck Miller reminded meeting that he has tents and will reach out for help when needed.
Jeanine S will see that more of the Volunteer flyers will be provided to office.
Frank Carrotozzolo reported that the two new mics were purchased. Rocky has them locked in the Pantry.
Frank suggested that Recreation buys stands to be used, particularly at Bingo. Using stands should prevent future dropping of mics. Frank made a motion that Recreation purchase two stands. Motion approved by vote of hands.
Recreation Committee budget approved by Board of Directors.
Eileen McGregor reported that new wire has been run to computer used for Bingo.
Question raised as to where the TV we recently purchased is being stored. Also noted that there are mice droppings in Pantry. Both items will be addressed with John Carney.
Jeanine S proposed that we skip the March meeting. Eileen McGregor presented a motion that we skip the March meeting, seconded by Diane Mula. Motion was carried, next meeting will be April 8 at 10:00 a.m. in the Adult Lodge.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, Richard Yack made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Frank C. Meeting was adjourned at 11:00 a.m.