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Minutes: March 4, 2020

Meeting called to order at: 7:32 p.m.

Flag Salute

Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:

Denise Urbaniak
Carolyn Cacace
Kelly Brooks
Karen Lynch
Joyce Brensinger
Mishelle Downtain

Previous month’s minutes approved: Joyce Brensinger
Seconded: Kelly Brooks

7:30-7:45—public input opportunity

Also in attendance: Jeanne Buffalino

Jeanne spoke about the Vernon 5K—May 3

7:30 set up
Volunteers needed for water stations, race marshals
Need sponsors and a family in need for donations

Vernon Day—June 7

We are beginning to get vendor applications
Same place—field between Cedar Mountain and Glen Meadow
7:00 set up—volunteers needed for set up and break down

Snowshoe Recap

  • All participants appeared to have a great time.
  • We are discussing a cut-off time—if not a Cabriolet at 10:00, snowshoers must go down on lift.
  • An email went out to thank all participants. All agree that the earlier start time is better.
  • Suggestions for next year:
    • Link for snowshoe purchase on registration site must be removed
    • More signage needed in certain spots
    • Possibility of spray painting arrows on snow
    • Emphasize more team spirit
    • Maybe a discount for families or new participants

Movie Night—March 27

Frozen II at the PAL Building—7:00
Volunteers are needed at 6:30
June 12—Secret Life of Pets
August 14—Toy Story 4

Spring Hike Program

Tentative start date—April 18
6:00 on Tuesdays, 8:00 or 9:00 on Saturdays

Earthfest—April 26

10 am—4pm
Need background or some type of frame for Rec. Board “Earthfest Selfie Table“
Props are needed (made out of recycled materials) for participants to use in photos
9:00 setup

Memorial Day Parade—May 25

VFW wants to make parade bigger than last year, looking for ideas
Sammis Road is the route
Ideas: floats
More old cars
Scouts, team to march

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival—June 20

Volunteers are needed at 8:30

Farmer’s Market—May thru October

Volunteers are needed to help out. More information to follow

Motion to adjourn meeting at: 8:32—Carolyn Cacace
Motion seconded by: Karen Lynch
Motion Approved

Next meeting: 04/01/2020