Paradise Bay Activities Committee

Minutes of March 27, 2017 Meeting

The meeting was called to order by Peggy Neely at 9:30 a.m.

Susan Miller requested representatives from the Clubs/Activities who turn in an annual report meet with her after the meeting.

Minutes from the previous meeting were posted and stand approved as presented.

Brenda Ocenasek led us in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Treasurer’s report was given by Phyllis Cook with a balance of $7,336. There were no questions of the Treasurer’s Report.

Entertainment-Bert-we have a new leader, Linda Ramsey along with four other new leaders, Randy & Darnel Darr and Carl & Rosie Kerr.

Clogging-Glenda Mattinen-we participated in the SaraBay Talent Show. Our last session for the season will be tomorrow, Tues., March 28, 2017.

Bayfront Flowers-Tom Colson-we will be watering the flowers until April 22, 2017.

Golf-Jim Gath-we will continue through May.

Peggy N. announced that Barbara Zorin has resigned as Treasurer.  Therefore, Wendy Graf has been appointed as our new Treasurer.  Wendy will not be here during the summer months so Carol King will assume the duties of Treasurer in her absence. Phyllis Cook will go to the bank to make the necessary changes.

Historical Committee-Brenda Ocenasek-she passed out forms at the last meeting asking for information from each club/activity.  She gave a form to anyone that didn’t get one then.

Board of Directors representative-Heidy Kiess-there will be a Board of Directors meeting tomorrow, March 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Paradise Bay Rec. Hall to present information about the roads and sewers. Lynn Burnett from LTA will be giving the information only presentation.

Ladies Friendship Club-Heidy Kiess-our last luncheon meeting for the season is Wed., April 12th.  Heidy Kiess’ volunteer job at Turning Point will be open after she leaves for the summer.  She does the laundry on Fridays at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  If you are interested in filling that position, please let her know.

Car Club (Paradise Bay Cruisers)-Marlin Snyder-he would like pictures of the BayFest Parade.  Joyce will put an article in the newsletter requesting them.  There is not a Ladies Car Club.  The Car Club is open to both men and women.  They will continue to meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month throughout the summer.

Newsletter-Joyce Nicholson-She will continue doing the newsletter year round. She will be leaving June 1st.  Information for the newsletter can be emailed to her.  There is a 12 page limit for the newsletter.  Therefore, it is necessary to edit some of the articles.  The deadline to have information posted in the newsletter is the 25th of the month.  If you would like the newsletter delivered during the summer months, contact Marlin Snyder.

Calendar-Cindy Cole-the calendar is done for the year.

Registration-Phyllis Cook-she will continue making posters, etc. for the dinners.

Easter Dinner will be on Sun., April 16th.-tickets will be available at the next coffee hour, Mon., April 3rd

Billboard-Larry Neely-he keeps it updated.  Phyllis will update during the summer months.

Bocce-Jim Kleiner-the banquet is on Wed., March 29th at 6 p.m. at Duff’s

Cindy Cole informed us that there are 10-12 people that are learning to play Mah-Jong on Fridays at 1 p.m. at the Paradise Bay Rec. Hall.  There have been two ladies teaching everyone how to play.  Also, there are people playing Mah-Jong at the Helm’s House on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Sunshine Club-Cora Brooks will be replacing Rose Westra as the representative.

Art Class-Marilyn Morrisey-The Art Show was very successful.  Thank you to everyone who helped.

Bingo-Peggy Neely-the last Bingo is Mon., April 10th.  The first Bingo for next season will be Mon., Nov. 13, 2017.


Bible-Dan Smith-We have had 20-30 people participating this year.  Thank you to everyone.  Our last session will be this Thurs., March 30th.   We will start again next year on Thurs., Jan. 4, 2018 at 10 a.m. and continue every Thursday through March 2018.

Peggy N. said she would like to have a small luncheon for all the volunteers some time next January.

Cindy C. would like some ideas to improve our coffee hours for next season.

Jim G. is going to talk with his brother about possibly conducting training for the current web site.  Susan Miller is hoping to do the same for the new web site that is being developed.

Peggy N. informed us that Bingo is working towards buying an electronic board to replace the current manual one outside the Paradise Bay Rec. Hall that lists upcoming events.  She said it would cost approximated $2,000-$3,000 without a protective case.  Jim G. said his brother might be familiar with that type of board and will talk to him about it.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Terry R. and seconded 10:18 a.m.

Respectively submitted by Karen Rimatzki, Secretary

Activities Committee

The PB/SB activities committee meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from November through March and oversees the clubs and events for the park.

Activity Committee Rules (10 MB)