Perth Volunteer Minutes April 8, 2019

Perth GSP Meeting

April 8, 2019


 Al Teflissi, Norah Hall, Rita Redner, Livio Persi, Tom Clarke, Terri Henderson, Bill Avery, Phill Brackenbury, Joni Seligman, Jeanette Avery, Sue Maynard, Tammy Morrison (Secretary),

Paul Hauraney (Chair)

Meeting called to order at 6:30 p.m.

Action Items:  ***

*** Janet Allen to forward new stove measurements to Terri. ***

 Terri approved the minutes from March 4, 2018 and Phill seconded it.

 Upcoming Events/Presentations:

*** Bill Avery is looking into organizing a presentation at the Sharbot Lake United Church ***

Mother of a Dinner – Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • the menu was sent as an attachment on Phil’s last email
  • James has a well-stocked kitchen – will need to rent a few items
  • Phill to go to high school to recruit more servers
  • Phill has requested a radio spot – waiting to hear back
  • Paul and David Hauraney, Joey & partner to do bar
  • (Phill to check if smart serve is needed to help at bar)
  • Rita stated there are 5 full tables left to be sold
  • possibly hang Guatemalan scarves on the walls as decoration in the hall
  • Al has agreed to look after the coffee station
  • Tom to set up information and scarf table

Volunteers still needed for MOD

Monday, April 22

1 person, Picnic Cafe (food prep.)

11:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

1 person required, St. James Hall

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Silent Auction monitor

1 or 2 people to help out for an hour (could be diners who take turns)

A.G.M.  – Sunday, June 9 at 1 p.m.  @ McMartin House Perth

–     everyone is encouraged to attend

  • Norah has agreed to host pot-luck at her home after the event.

Stewart Park Festival July 19 – 21

  • *** Paul will circulate a volunteer sheet closer to the event ***
  • Paul has submitted the application and reserved our spot

Blue Skies Bottle Collection August 3,4,5 (Clarendon) August 6th (return bottles to Smiths Falls)

  • Tom received request for tickets
  • usually make approx. $1200.00 from this event
  • Monday is the most crucial day for collection
  • *** sign-up closer to the event will be circulated ***

Ottawa News

–     Bill and Jeanette Avery attended the Ottawa Meeting

  • Ottawa chapter is accepting donations to their Community Garage Sale held early June
  • Janet was very positive about the interaction with Algonquin College and the Community Service Learning Program

Past Events

– no events since last meeting

*** Note: Paul has generously offered to donate a bottle of Rum Zacapa to the silent auction ***

Next Perth GSP volunteer meeting Monday, June 3,  6:30 p.m. Coutts Coffee Shop

Motion to adjourn 7:25 pm moved by Sue, seconded by Phil







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