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Minutes: November 7, 2018

Meeting called to order at: 7:33 p.m.

Flag Salute

Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:

Denise Urbaniak
MaryEllen Vichiconti
Kelly Brooks
Joyce Brensinger
Kelly Weller
Carolyn Cacace
Mishelle Downtain

October minutes approved: Denise Urbaniak
Seconded: Kelly Weller

Old Business:

Turkey Trot

11/22/18
Signs can be placed in town as of 11/10/18. Keep of list of where they are going
Age ranges for runners were changed to include more winners; more medals were ordered
Pies for winners will be picked up a Pochuck Farms
“Swag bags” will be filled next week. 3 VTHS students will help to fill them
Bags will include: Biofreeze, lip balm, Hot hands, granola bars, flyers for Christmas tree lighting and Snowshoe 5K

Volunteers are needed to draw arrows on the road on Wednesday night, 11/21

Needed:

  • Bagels, oranges, cookies, water
  • Tables for registration and food
  • Boxes for food donations
  • Volunteers should arrive between 6:00 and 6:30 a.m. - for registration, water stations

The DJ, who is volunteering his time and equipment, will bring his own generator
An email will be sent out as a reminder to registered runners

Snowshoe 5K

01/26/19
Swag bags are ordered
Bags will include: Chapstick, glasses cleaner wipes, Hot hands, tissues, Biofreeze, granola bars
Hats are designed and ordered - 100 total
Trophies and steins need to be ordered
Snowshoes are in at McAfee Ski
Volunteers are needed for sign-in, mountain guidance
Need to get: hot chocolate, oranges, bagels
Cookies for Ski Patrol who are helping with the day

Trunk or Treat Re-cap (11/03/18)

The event did go well, however it seemed there were less people than in previous years.
LHMS was a great location; try to have it there next year
Thanks to the Pochuck Fire Department, Glenwood Volunteer Ambulance, and Vernon Township Police Dept.

New Business:

Town Tree Lighting

11/30/18
At Vernon Fire Department
The raft will be “Whoville” headbands, coloring and face painting
Need volunteers

Ideas for Spring:

Bus/show trip: money is in a fund to plan a trip. Maybe for March or April
Possibly a holiday trip in the winter

Ideas for Next Halloween:

Haunted trail walk

Motion to adjourn meeting at: 8:45, Joyce Brensinger
Motion seconded by: Kelly Brooks

Motion Approved

Next meeting: 12/05/18