Posted by Gayle Demko on Sep 15, 2019
BOARD MEETING – General Minutes
August 13, 2019
Suffield Country Club – 4:45 pm
Meeting Called to Order 5:00 p.m.
Board Members Present: Gayle Demko, Natalie Donais,  Richard Kisiel,  Jon Kozloski, Jack Muska, Ken Pasco, Don Rawling, Jay Presser
Club Members Present:None
Secretary’s Report:
Rotary Club Meeting Minutes of July 2, 2019 were approved, Jay so moved seconded by Dick.
Treasurer’s Report:
Jack provided the monthly financial report, with the following balance as of June 30, 2019:
Operations:     $1710
           The Board approved unanimously a motion by Jack, seconded by Dick, to accept the treasurer’s report.
Old Business:
  1. Golf Tournament – Approx $33860 Revenue in – 109 players – Approx $16100 expenses; Approx $17,500 profit.  5 kids volunteered who need letters noting volunteer hours.
  2. Happy Dollars – 50% of money collected at the registration table for blue ticket ($1) should go to winners and 50% to operations.  If we have 20 people registered for dinners, $10 (50% of the $1 blue ticket) should go to the blue ticket winner.  Frank’s collection is split between the two side winners.  The budget was $300 short this year for guest meal payment and that 50% is needed to offset guest fees.
  3. Dues: Ken spoke with the Mason’s who wish to pay District Dues only.
  4. Opioid brochures should be available for Suffield on the Green; we owe Dan Kehoe an additional $100 for the last minute revisions requested.
  5. SOTG booth on middle green – pewter ornaments will be sold.  Initially they were sold for $10 ea; we’ll sell them for $5 in hopes of moving them along!
New Business:
  1. Chicken BBQ – Ken has structured a volunteer sign in for building the pits, moving the items from the barn, setting up the green, cooking both Sat & Sun in the booth and Sun on the pits.  He is asking we promote ticket sales!  Natalie will post on Suffield Neighbors and Suffield Forum.
  2. Food Packaging project.  Pam Lupoli is hosting a project for her clubs which is an assembly line food packaging effort of “backpack food” for needy kids.  She is asking for a $500 pledge from Suffield for the purchase of the food items.  Dick moved we donate the $500 and the motion was seconded by Jon.  Jack Muska will send the $500 to Pam at the Windsor Rotary.  Oct 5, CREC School/Windsor 9-Noon will be the assembly and we need about 5 volunteers to help with packaging.
  3. Budget—Membership Dues.  Due to the rising cost of food and tipping, a rise in dues is warranted.  The Budget committee would like to raise dues to $180, a vote is not required on this item.
  4. 350th celebration – Ken will research the details of a silver coin to sell as a fundraiser.  Gayle will look into the quilts.
  5. Interact – Kate will be asked to join us monthly so we might become more closely involved with the interact club.  We will also find a date to plan a social with the kids & their parents. Oct will be targeted.
  6. Lobster/Steak night – Dick will be chairing.
  7. The membership voted to obtain an Inflatable Rotary balloon but as the logo has changed this may be available later this year.
Next Meeting Date: Sep 10, 2019 at SCC @4:45 pm.  A motion by Jay to adjourn at 5:40, seconded by Jon, passed unanimously.
August 13, 2019
Suffield Country Club
Call the Meeting to Order at 5:40 pm
Secretary’s Report: Foundation Meeting Minutes of May 14, 2019 were approved previously.
Treasurer’s Report accepted with the following balance as of June 30, 2019:
Foundation:                                                $  23,514
Morgan Stanley-Managed Funds:                 $148,587
Old Business:
Sunrise Park Playscape – Jack Muska noted the Playscape will cost about $80,000 with additional funding needed for fencing and specialized mulch.  The concrete build is underway and anticipated for a late September arrival.  A late October grand opening is planned.
New Business
  1. None
Club Member Forum - No one from the club approached the Board
Next Meeting Date:  September 10, 2019 at SCC.
Motion by Don to adjourn at 5:45, seconded by Dick, which passed unanimously.