Paradise Bay Activities Committee
Minutes of November 26, 2018 Meeting
The meeting was called to order by Peggy Neely at 9:30 a.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
The minutes from the previous meeting were approved as posted.
The Bocce club will again host the Christmas dinner. Jim Kleiner also mentioned that the Bocce club is making hot dogs on Mondays before BINGO. Many thanks Bocce players. Sign up for Christmas dinner will be during coffee hour on Dec 3 and Dec 17.
The Bayfest Parade and Rodeo, under the direction of Jim Gath, will be on March 2. Parade at 9:00 a.m. and Rodeo at 3:00. There will be a lunch at 1:00 which will include root beer floats. YUMMM! Debbie Greeves has hired a band (Erich Von) to play from 6:30-9:30 in the hall. BYOB of beer and wine and a snack for your table. Thank you Debbie for providing this entertainment for the entire park. Come and kick up your heels.
Mary Fox reported that Monday night Euchre starts at 6:30. Cost to play is $1.00.
Pinochle has started on Wednesdays in the annex at 6:30. Cost is $1.00.
Bocce starts on January 9, 2019.
On January 11 is a welcome for new shareholders. Come and let these new folks see all the great organizations we have in this park. Cookies are needed for this event.
Carl Shaver reported that at the first meeting of The Boat and Fishing Club, they had 48 members attend. December 4 is the next meeting. On January 7 the club will host coffee hour. Mark your calendar (January 26) for the famous Frank and Bean dinner!
We will be planting geraniums on Dec 11 at 10:00. Meet at the gazebo toward the East end. Please come and help with this and also sign up to water the flowers. Thanks to Tom Colson for again heading this up. What a beautiful addition to our park.
Jean Colson reported that the Craft show will be a little smaller this year with all (13-14) the vendors fitting in the main hall with only book sales in the annex. The show will be from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be here and we already have 3 people signed up. The hall will be closed, for security reasons, at 3:30 on Friday after the tables have been set up.
This Saturday during the craft sale, there will be a white elephant sale across the street at the old fitness center.
The Ladies Friendship Club will have a bake sale at the craft show and will provide a lunch, under the direction of Shirley Dockery. Shirley does a great job, come and enjoy the crafts and a wonderful lunch. The first pot luck lunch will be December 12 at 12:30 in the hall. All ladies of PB and SB are invited to attend.
Anita Cook showed the paper bags that will be used for some of the luminaries. If you use these, please use battery operated candles. Luminaries will be lit at 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Diana Darrah thanked all the Shuffle players for their help on the Thanksgiving dinner. About 200 people attended. AND, the Shuffle club will host the Thanksgiving dinner again next year. THANKS Shufflers!! If you are interested in playing Shuffleboard, please contact Diana Darrah.
Jim Gath reported that the golf league may have to change the golf course they are currently using. The course is saying that everyone must use golf carts and most of our players want to walk.
The entertainment committee is already working on the schedule of the 2019-2020 season. This group still needs a chairperson.
Brenda Ocenasek has a lot of old pictures and would like help going through them. Please contact Brenda if you would be willing to help.
Peggy is working on having an officer with his dog at one of the coffee hours. She has had requests from people wanting to speak at coffee hour who are selling something (usually some type of insurance). Our policy is to not have people who are selling anything speak at our coffee hours.
As a reminder, there is a board meeting on December 4 at 10:00. The only thing on the agenda is the 2019 budget.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:15.
Heidy Kiess - Secretary Pro Tem