Paradise Bay Activities Committee

Minutes of March 27, 2023 Meeting

The meeting was called to order by Jim G. at 10:00 a.m.

Prayer was said by Donna M.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Present were: Jim G.: Co-President, Shana Simison: Vice President, Wendy Graf: Treasurer, Karen Rimatzki: Secretary, Donna Matteson: Board Assistant and 17 members

Secretary’s Report:  The minutes of the last meeting were previously emailed, posted in the Rec Hall and passed out at the meeting.  There were no additions or corrections so the minutes will stand as posted.

Treasurer’s Report:  Our balance is $12,834.23 but there are several outstanding transactions.  The report will stand as read. 

Co-President’s Report:  Jim G. said that all the Activities have been very well attended, this year.        

Vice President’s report:   Shana S. is working on the Calendar for next season.  She said it is filling up very nicely for a great season.  If anyone has an event for next season, please let Shana know.    

Old Business.

  1. Approved revised Rules-signing by Co-Presidents & Secretary (copies will be given to Office and Activities Committee file; also, on website)
  2. Fashion Show, Bocce Banquet, and Boating & Fishing Club Fish Fry-all went very well.
  3. Nominating Committee (No one interested)

New Business

  1. Election: Terms expiring this year: Vice President and Treasurer. Chris M. nominated Shana S. for Vice President and she accepted.  Sue C. nominated Wendy G. for Treasurer and she accepted.  There were no other nominations.  Everyone indicated their agreement to elect Shana S. as Vice President and Wendy G. as Treasurer with a unanimous voice vote.
  2. Rule changes for Golf Cart Rodeo-Jim G. clarified the Rules. Next year, all the participants will be given a copy of the Rules. There was some concern about not being able to hear the announcer.  Jim G. said he will find out about possibly getting a different sound system.  It will be added to the next Agenda.
  3. Bayfest recap meeting will be after the Coffee Hour on Monday, April 3rd. Anyone who oversees a Bayfest Activity/Event should attend. Next Activities Committee meeting is November 13, 2023.
  4. Charlie’s Party on April 1st-Hot Dog Sales by Bocce Club at the Paradise Bay Rec Hall at 1-4 p.m.
  5. Fashion Show Ladies at next Coffee Hour


Committee reports/update

Boat & Fishing Club-Chris M.-They will be hosting the Easter Dinner at 1 p.m. in the Paradise Bay Rec Hall.  Donna M. has the sign-up sheet and tickets which are free.

Sue C. is tentatively planning to have Pot Lucks on May 18th and June 15th at 5 p.m. as long as those dates don’t conflict with the “Out to Dinner” Group.

Art Class-Marilyn M.-the Art Show was one of the best attended.

Bible Study-Dan S.-This Thursday, March 30th will be the last Bible Study.

Waterfront Sunday Service-Dan S. will not be able to do a Good Friday Service, this year.  The Sunday morning Service has grown to 100+ people.  He plans to have a service on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday at the Waterfront, weather permitting.

Golf League-Jim G.- It will continue through April.

Bingo-Joyce N.-April 17th is the last one for this season.  The first one for next season is November 6th.

Historical Committee: Brenda O.-She would like copies of any pictures that have been taken of any Activities.


A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Chris M. and seconded by Sue C. at 10:57 a.m.

Our next meeting is Monday, November 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Respectively submitted by Karen Rimatzki