Posted by Gayle Demko on May 19, 2019
SUFFIELD ROTARY
BOARD MEETING – General Minutes
April 9, 2019
Suffield by the River – 4:45 pm
 
Meeting Called to Order 4:45 p.m.
Board Members Present: Richard Kisiel, Jack Muska, Gail Hanley, Don Rawling, Scott Seabury, Gayle Demko, Jon Kozloski, Ken Pascoe
Club Members Present:Nancy Viggiano
 
Secretary’s Report:
Rotary Club Meeting Minutes of March 12, 2019 were passed, noting the change of attendance to exclude Scott Seabury.
Treasurer’s Report:
Jack provided the monthly financial report, with the following balance as of March 31, 2019:
Operations:     $3,218
           The Board approved unanimously a motion by Jack, seconded by Gail, to accept the treasurer’s report.
 
Old Business:
  1. ScholarSip Wine Tasting – Nancy notes the fundraiser plans are moving along with a focus needed upon ticket sales.
  2. Rotary Youth Leadership Participants – Natalie (not present) is working with Kate, one person has shown an interest in attending at this time
  3. Joint Rotary and Interact Club Meeting – Natalie and Kate will set this up
  4. Status of Chicken Coop Renovation – Dick has invoices and expenditure notes from Ray Perleoni, a wall and vent are still to be completed.  Itel’s are seeking further funding from other service organizations.
  5. Informative Brochure handout for Substance Abuse Treatment Services – Dick working with Dan Kehoe to complete; costs estimated at $1100.
 
New Business:
  1. Alternate Club Membership Types – Dick would like the club to accept and promote the new membership types recognized by Rotary International.  A suggestion was made that one meeting a month be geared to a younger crowd with just drinks and apps served and at this meeting prospective members would then learn more about Rotary.
  2. Request for donation by a family for assistance in the purchase of hand controls for operating a vehicle; this request was deferred to other organizations which are specifically geared toward this need.
  3. Purchase of Deterra Pouches.  The Board suggested alternate routes of pill disposal be examined prior to funding the pouches.  Dick will attend another Opioid committee meeting and return with more information regarding this.
  4. Paul Harris Fellow Recognition – June 26, 2019 – Ken Pascoe reported his committee is working on this project; more to come.
 
Next Meeting Date: May 14, 2019 at SCC.A motion by Jack to adjourn at 5:40, seconded by Don, passed unanimously.
 
 
 
 
SUFFIELD ROTARY FOUNDATION MEETING
April 9, 2019
Suffield by the River
Call the Meeting to Order at 5:40 pm
 
Secretary’s Report: Foundation Meeting Minutes of March 12, 2019 were passed, noting the change of attendance to exclude Scott Seabury.
Treasurer’s Report accepted with the following balance as of March 31, 2019:
Foundation:                                                $  25,996
Morgan Stanley-Managed Funds:                 $152,206
 
Old Business:
District Grant Seminar attendees confirmed: Dick Kisiel and Gayle Demko.
 
New Business
Sunrise Park Project – Jack Muska will attend meeting with Park and Rec and relay information.
Dustin Doyon Memorial Race furnished their fundraising goals.  It was voted to fund $500.
 
Club Member Forum - No one from the club approached the Board
 
Next Meeting Date:  May 14, 2019 at SCC.
 
Motion by Jack to adjourn at 5:45, seconded by Scott, which passed unanimouly