Paradise Bay Activities Committee
Minutes of December 31, 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.
Treasurer, Wendy Graf, reported that we have a balance of $10,477 in our account.
The new board is up at Sara Bay and the new letters will be here soon.
Election in March for new members for activities committee. A replacement for vice-president, Cindy Cole, is needed.
The Christmas open house was not well attended, but those who came had a good time. Peggy thanked everyone who helped.
A Plant will be sent to Phyllis Cook in memory of Karl. Phyllis and Karl have always been a great asset to the park and we thank them. Karl, you will be missed.
The newsletter is still being delivered to about 400 people. Thanks to the volunteers who deliver them.
Thanks also to:
Sara Bay for their Dec 17 visit and Christmas carols during our coffee hour. We appreciate it very much!
Thanks to Betty Trader and her committee, Tom Billings, Harry Osgood and Lou Woodbury, for the wonderful Christmas decorations at the entrance to our park. Looks great!
Thanks to Cindy Cole for her years of service in the park and especially on the Activities Committee.
Last, but not least, thanks to all heads of committees and volunteers.
Anita Cook gave a report on the Luminaries. The bags worked well but the battery operated candles were not really bright enough. A motion was made and seconded to buy an additional 300 bags for next year. The motion was defeated until we decide if we want to use bags or go back to milk jugs.
January 11 from 1:00-3:00 is the reception (open house) for new members. Every club needs a representative at this event and please bring a finger food to share.
January 10 Bible study starts at 10:00 in the annex.
The first Pancake breakfast will be January 18 from 8:00-9:30.
Meet the candidates will be January 21 during coffee hour.
Cuba trip documents will be distributed Jan 3 from 10:00-12:00. If you are going on this trip, please pick up your documents.
The coffee hours in November are sometimes a problem due to the fact that a lot of club members are not back yet. If you would be willing to help, please contact Peggy.
We are on schedule for 5 great shows this season.
Sam McCutcheon thanked everyone for the opportunity to be the liaison for the board to activities committee.
Two of the large planter pots in front of the hall broke. The activities committee will replace these pots.
Jean Colson informed us that she is having trouble getting vendors for the craft show Feb 2. We may need to re-evaluate this event.
The Christmas dinner was a great success. Thanks Bocce club! Thanks to an error by Gordon Foods, we had a lot of ham left over. The ham sold for a total of $91.00.
Bocce starts second week of January.
Ladies Friendship Club donated over $1,000 to charity this month. The next pot luck will be January 9 at 1:00 in the rec hall.
January 7 tickets will be on sale for the two dances scheduled for this year. February 9 is Eric Von and March 9 is Taylor and Taylor. Call Debbie Greeves if you have questions.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:40a.m.
Heidy Kiess - Secretary - pro tem