Paradise Bay Activities Committee                                           

Minutes of February 25, 2019 Meeting

The meeting was called to order by Peggy Neely at 9:45 a.m.                         

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Treasurer’s report was given by Wendy Graf. She stated that the Ladies Friendship Club donated $200.00 and purchased the can opener for $102.00 being used in the kitchen. Also, the pancake breakfast made $348.00. Thank you to Arlene and her helpers. The bank balance is $9,201.25. There were no questions about the report. The report will stand as read.

Wendy, also, said that any club that has a separate account needs to submit a financial report for the past year to her first then she will give it to the office. She has the form that needs to be filled out.

Karen Rimatzki stated that the minutes from the previous meeting were posted. There was one correction that will be made. The minutes will stand approved as corrected.

Karen R. mentioned the signup sheet for email addresses is available.

New Business

Peggy N. mentioned there is not enough room to post all the Activities Committee’s information on the bulletin board in the Hall. Therefore, she is going to ask Sue Miller about putting some items on the Travel bulletin board.

Peggy N. asked Jean C., Brenda O. and Mary F. to be on the Nominating Committee for the election on March 25th. They agreed to do so.

Peggy N. said we should not reuse the place mats from the coffee hours because doing so could spread germs. Sally S. made a motion that we do not reuse the place mats. It was seconded by Irene C. It passed with a unanimous vote. At the next coffee hour, Peggy will suggest that everyone throw away the place mat they use.

Peggy asked that anyone using the tables to clean them afterwards.

Bayfest-Peggy Neely-we will meet at the Sarabay Rec Hall at 8:45 a.m. on Sat., March 2nd for the parade. Lunch will be in the Hall at 12-2 p.m. The Golf Cart Rodeo will be at 3-4:30 p.m. The band will set up in the carport at the office. There will be a food tent selling food during the dance. Peggy asked for each person to sell 20 tickets for the lunch and turn in the money to her as soon as possible. That will help determine how much to purchase for the lunch. Tickets will, also, be sold at the door. Debbie G. will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets during the dance. Everyone who purchases a ticket will receive a little prize. There will, also, be a 50/50 raffle at the lunch.

Peggy mentioned that the Italian dinner was a huge success. We fed over 200 people. She thanked everyone for all their help.

Activity reports/updates

Art Class-Marilyn Morrisey-Art Show is March 17th in the Paradise Rec Hall at 1-3 p.m.

Entertainment- They sold 117 season tickets. They will be selling them again at the next show.

Trivia Challenge-Gerry Estabrook & Sally Seighman-it went very well. They are willing to do it again next year, if there are other people willing to coordinate it for one or two months. There would need to be 2 people for each month to prepare the trivia sheets and be in charge. That way Gerry and Sally would get to play, too.

Boating and Fishing Club-Carl Shaver-our next meeting is March 5th. The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be doing safety inspections. There will not be a CPR training this year. The Fish & Wildlife Commission are in the area doing DUI enforcement. They have been parking in the “Million Dollar” lot. We will host the coffee hour in November.

Peggy mentioned the Manatee County Sheriff Dept. will be bringing two canines to the March 18th coffee hour.

Memorial Service-Anne O. told us the service will be on March 17th at 6 p.m. There will be light refreshments. Anyone attending is welcome to bring finger food.

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Jim G. and seconded by Marilyn M. at 10:40 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.

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