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Minutes: November 2, 2011

The regular meeting was called to order at 7:39 p.m. by Mary Bradley.

Board Members in Attendance

Mary Ellen Vichiconti
Frank Annunziata
Denise Urbaniak
Diane Cook
Melissa Wiedbrauk

Board members Justin Annunziata, Raeline Kennedy and Don Sledgeski were excused.

Also in Attendance

Valerie Seufert
Pat Seger
Margaret Kranz

New Business

Board member Bonnie Rubin resigned.

Christmas Tree Lighting with PAL and Chamber of Commerce

  • To be held Wednesday, December 7th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Vernon Firehouse.
  • DPW will be responsible for the placement of the tree at the firehouse.
  • Activities will include music and singing, one craft, cards made for the Firemen’s Retirement Home in Boonton.
  • Chamber of Commerce will supply hot cocoa, donuts, cookies and cider. Frank Annunziata volunteered to purchase cocoa and coffee.
  • Lights and extension cords will be provided by the town.
  • Local photographer will be taking pictures and sending via e-mail. Will bring props for pictures or the antique fire truck can be used as a backdrop.
  • Bonfire will be coordinated and overseen by Don Sledgeski.
  • PAL will provide approximately twenty youth to assist, and GMMS students will also be assisting.
  • Set-up between 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Valerie Seufert suggested a sign at the firehouse with tree lighting info ahead of time.

Old Business

Winter Festival

Sample letter to be given to local merchants and organizations presented by Melissa Wiedbrauk.

Frank Annunziata will head a committee including Diane Cook and Mary Ellen Vichiconti to meet prior to November 16th meeting to determine feasibility and recruit other organizations in town.

Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.