Meeting Minutes - Sept 6th & 13th, 2017

September 19, 2017

September 6th Meeting Notes


There was no guest speaker today, as we spent the majority of the meeting,
discussing last minute “to do’s” for the Best & the Wurst on Saturday.
Helen B. announced that there had been $8,000 worth of sales for this
event - WOW! The food is in place, as are the beer, non-alcoholic drinks
and snacks. There were last minute adjustments to the assignment list and
the shirts have arrived for us to proudly wear at the event ($32 each).
Our friend Al from the Yorktown Lions spoke to us about reviving the
Hole in One contest with our club and the Lions club coordinating the
event. This will be discussed by the Board.


Health of Club


We learned on Sunday that David B. had fallen and injured himself; a
broken neck, ribs and wrist and they are checking for other injuries. Our
prayers and thoughts go to him, Helen and their family.


This & That


Our guests were Karen, who came with Alice R., Al of the Lions was
Diana M’s guest, and Jolene accompanied Honorary member, Ann. Also,
joining us was Carmella who wants to learn more about Rotary and to
observe the meeting. Welcome to everyone!
Rose held the winning 50-50 Raffle ticket and received $10. The Jackpot
stands at $66.


September 13th Meeting Notes


Best & the Wurst Review


It was a beautiful sunny day and many, many people came to have a
bratwurst and beer. What was good and what could be improved?
• The location and parking were good
• The set up was very good
• The wine tasting was successful
• The lawn games were good and the puppies were a hit
• However, we were not prepared for the number of people who came.


Several ideas were put forth to overcome this situation:


• Shorten the hours of event
• Turn off Groupon before event begins
• More porta potties (at least 4)
• The number of tickets sold should be known ahead in order to have
enough supplies


There was discussion as to how we can solve problems and there will be
more discussion with the committee and the Board.


We do not have the final income, costs and profit, but Rose estimates we
made $5,200. We will update when all monies have been collected and
paid out.


Thank you letters will be sent to our supporters and volunteers by Helen
L., who is the acting interim secretary during David’s convalescence.


Isabel reported that there was a good turnout for the 9/11 ceremony and
that the ceremony was nice.

Diana will organize our next evening meeting on Sept. 27th, which will be
at Oscars.


Health of Club

David is recuperating at Westchester Medical Center. Patti reported that
she spoke with him prior to our meeting and he seemed to be in good
spirits and is looking forward to his recovery. He would enjoy hearing
from the members; his phone # is 914-275-1741.


This & That

Our guests today were Jolene and Peter and we were glad to see you.
Ann held the winning 50-50 Raffle ticket and received $7. The Jackpot
holds at $74.




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