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Minutes: March 3, 2021

Meeting called to order at: 7:36 p.m.

Flag Salute

Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:

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

Previous month’s minutes approved: Stephanie Scilingo
Seconded: Joyce Brensinger

Old Business:

Farmer’s Market

5/22 to 10/24, 9am to 1pm (2nd and 4th Saturdays)
Will remain at municipal building


  • Could highlight a non-profit organization once a month
  • Animal Shelter adoption days
  • Sidewalk chalk activities for children
  • Maybe guest artists and demonstrators

Summer Art Festival

Could include a “Cereal Box Domino Challenge” participants bring a box of cereal, lined up like dominoes, and then donated to local food pantry

New Business:

Walk to 5K

Walking Program beginning March 9th. Tuesday mornings at 10:00, Thursday evening at 6:30 pm, and Saturday mornings at 9:00 am. Meet at Maple Grange with Mishelle, Denise and Jeanne.

Memorial Day

In lieu of a parade, reach out to VFW and get ideas
Maybe a house decorating contest

Vernon Day

Jeanne Buffalino is retiring, and we are looking to wait until things are open again

Ideas for Vernon Day:

  • Big town celebration, possibly coincide with National Night Out in August
  • Vendors would be needed, but include more family things - games, activities
  • Would still be held at field between Cedar Mountain and Glen Meadow schools

Fall Hiking Program

Everything is ready from last year, it may have to be limited in attendance

Motion to adjourn meeting at 8:46 by Heather Labance
Motion seconded by: Carolyn Cacace

Motion approved

Next meeting: 04/07/21