CW Veterans Club – 02.10.2022 Board Meeting

 

Call To Order:

Attendees –
     Amy DeVillez, President

     Fred Bowman, V. P.
     Bill Edmondson, Secretary

     Kim Koenig, Treasurer

     Robin Dickson
     J.A. Swartz

Absent: Paul Beiger and Robert Clewell

Reports:

Treasurer...brief report on deposits and expenses; financial assistance requests have been low recently...we are well funded at a li"le more than $30k balance. Kim is checking our records to ensure we do not have to file taxes with IRS this year.

Also discussed Hospice visitation program...still in progress but activity low. One scheduled for today. No word on when training by NGHS will resume.

Dues for 2022 due 01.01.2022...$10

New Business:

New date for Casino Night...Friday September 23, 2022; we plan to occupy 2nd and 3rd floors of the Clubhouse. All board members asked to think about Sponsorship Levels and any ideas for Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

  

Handout on Committees distributed and discussed; some changes are needed and will be worked on with appropriate persons.

Ticket sales for our fund-raising raffle and Hilton Head vacation home will be March 21 thru April 1; we will handle like last year, sales taking place in the Clubhouse lobby by Vet volunteers... prices are $10 for one and $25 for 3. Our spreadsheet is almost fully booked, and Jay has ticket supplies which he will bring to our meeting this Wednesday. Last minute details to be discussed with membership at the meeting.

Our Board is considering a food drive this year...details being worked on.

Our Vet Club is also working in partnership with the Community Fund, if and when we encounter a veteran in need whose needs exceed our normal contributions.

Discussions held on number and amounts of UWG Scholarships this year...we may offer 3 at $2000 each, for total of $6000.

And we do have a golf cart volunteered to participate in CW Mardi Gras Parade... need more volunteers and ideas for participation and decorations.

Adjournment:

Our next Board meeting will be March 9,2022 in the Savannah room at 1:00pm. (plan to discuss ideas for holding a chili cookoff).

Our next General meeting will be February 16,2022 in the Ballroom at 1:00pm. We will have a presentation by Pam Homiller from Habitat for Humanity, and how our club could get involved in the Gainesville area. Also understood that R. Johnson from the DAV office on Green St. will be in attendance.