The meeting of the WLEPOA Recreation Committee was called to order at 10:00 a.m., June 17, 2017, by Tri-Chairperson Jeanine Salgueiro. All present rose for the Pledge of Allegiance. Sixteen members in good standing were present.
Gwenn Phillips read the minutes of the preceding meeting. Nan Yack made a motion that the minutes be approved as read, seconded by Chuck Miller. Motion was approved.
Diane Carrotozzolo read the Treasurer's report for May 31, 2017. Balance forwarded was $21,785.65, receipts were $5,891.82 disbursements $7,949.29. Balance on hand as of May 31 was $19,728.18. Chuck Miller made a motion to accept the Treasurer's Report as presented; Rich Yack seconded and motion was carried.
Gwenn reminded the membership that the minutes from April's meeting were not approved. Jerry Beskovoyne made a motion to accept those minutes as corrected. Peg Kostyshyn seconded the motion and motion was approved.
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.
Jeanine S reported on the Memorial Day events. D.J. performed Saturday night at Rockledge from 7-10:00 p.m. Scavenger Hunt was a resounding success on Sunday. Jeanine reported that approximately 200 people participated. TT will chair this event again next year. Vinny reported that he cooked 320 hot dogs at a cost of $162.00.
Diane C reported that 49 people attended the Brunch and a profit of $115.26 was made.
Comedy night on Sunday at MCH was chaired by Michelle Gorman. One hundred 48 people attended and the event made $1,456.68
July 4 Celebration - Christine S and Vinny S chairing. Vinny has organized a volunteer group to meet at the MCH after Friday's walking class (10:30 ish) to cut vegetables and husk corn. He will call volunteers during week.
Jerry B will organize Golf Cart Parade on July 1. Terry C. suggested we award ribbons. Consensus was that it is a parade not a contest.
Summer Carnival - July 8 -Nikki Lygeris Duran and Vinny meeting tomorrow to work out details. Carnival will start at 12:00 and end at 4:00. Volunteers will be needed for food, beer and as ticket takers. Rides supply their own personnel. Tents will be needed. Bracelets for event will be sold that morning.
Terry and Al Cucciniello will chair Fishing Derby on Saturday, August 12 at Deer Lake. The clinic will start at 9:30, end at 10:00 a.m. Derby starts at 10:00, ends 11:00. Event is open to all ages. Participants over 16 must have fishing license. Flyers will be posted.
Flea Market - Bree DellaBella chairing event. Date has been changed to August 12. This is also the date for the Italian Football Wedding and the Fishing Derby.
Sock Hop - 50's Dance - Details need to be solidified. Diane C. will contact Rosemarie Pepara for update.
Comedy Night will be held again on July 29. Michele Gorman is chair.
Swim Team - Jeanine was in touch with Rachel and the swim team schedule was still not set.
Italian Football Wedding - Gino Dall'Aste will chair with Vinny Settepani on August 12 at MCH. Vinny reported that Gino doing the leg work. DJ has been contracted.
Beaver Pool June Band/DJ Night - Jeanine Salgueiro still working on getting interested teens to chair. She hopes some of the teens that come up for summer might be interested.
Subject of paid recreation program came up. Girls from last year were not able to come back. Christine S will work with new personnel for first week or so and then hand off. Terry Cucciniello has been sent schedule.
Golf Cart Obstacle Course - Will check if Frank C is chairing.
Movies in the Park - Movies will start the second week of July. At first they will start at 9:00 and then get earlier as sun sets earlier.
Texas Hold 'em will be held July 7and August 11 in the Adult Lodge. Cucciniello's chairing.
Diane asked the membership if they want to renew CD for $5,000. Chuck M. made a motion to renew the CD, seconded by Peggy K. Vote was unanimous to renew certificate. Bruce Phillips will be advised.
Jeanine reminded chairs to add statement on flyers requesting checks as payment for events.
There was some discussion as to how we could help office when selling tickets for larger events.
Chuck Miller reported that he spoke to Paul Pogozelski about a possible stage or performance area in the new pool design.
Jerry B announced that Al Cucciniello will be our new board liaison. Both men will be at our next meeting.
Diann Kitchell is chairing a "Paint and Sip" on July 13. The subject for the painting will be a pink rhododendron blossom.
Card Bingo - Diane and Frank C. have stepped down from Card Bingo as a result of problems with some property owners on Friday evenings. Discussion as to whether a Recreation event held in the Adult Lodge has priority over any other usage of the Adult Lodge. Jerry B will bring our concerns to the Board of Directors. Peggy K made a motion to have Jerry take this to the Board, seconded by Diane Mula and so carried.
Family Bingo starts July 11. Nan Yack is chair.
Jerry Beskovoyne reminded all that the Annual Meeting will be June 10. Three individuals have been selected for the Honor Roll. They will be announced at the meeting.
Due to Carnival on July 8, the recreation committee meeting will start earlier that day at 9:00 a.m. in Adult Lodge.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, Marshall P made a motion that the meeting be adjourned, seconded by Nan Y. Meeting adjourned at 10:53 a.m.