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Minutes: February 3, 2021

Meeting called to order at: 7:31 pm

Flag Salute

Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:

Denise Urbaniak
Carolyn Cacace
Kelly Brooks
Stephanie Scilingo
Joyce Brensinger
Mishelle Downtain

Previous month’s minutes approved: Denise Urbaniak
Seconded: Stephanie Scilingo

Public input opportunity

Also in attendance:

Old Business:

60/60 Outdoor Movement Challenge

Continues through February & March
Participants should share their photos

New Business:

Earthfest (run by Vernon Chamber Charities)

Will be different this year. Denise will let us know what needs to be done: volunteers, setup, clean up, etc.

Farmer’s Market

Sign-up sheet for volunteers will be emailed by Mishelle

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival

Possibilities:
* move to June
* have multiple events - prelude to bigger event in summer
* include as part of Farmer’s Market - section of parking lot. Maybe have Boy Scout and Girl Scout helpers to encourage kids to draw

Other Items to Discuss

* Discussion on town events run by the PAL - will these type of events continue after Jeanne Buffalino’s retirement?
o Couch 2 5K
o 5K Race
o Vernon Day

* Discussion regarding getting the Vernon Running Club involved again with Couch 2 5K and 5K race.
o Hold Couch to 5K in the spring and in the fall do a 5K to 10K program
o Option of a 5K or 10K race
o Rather than look for a “cause/person” to donate to, discussed waiting until there is a need to raise funds

Motion to adjourn meeting at: 8:53 by Stephanie Scilingo
Motion seconded by: Denise Urbaniak

Motion Approved

Next meeting: 03/03/2021