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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

10/08/13 Meeting Minutes

Treadwell Community
Improvement Club Meeting
October 8, 2013; 8:30 - 9:50 PM; Bright Hill Press
Members Present
Neishia Mitchell
Jen Mitchell
Nancy Barnes
Deb Tuthill
Bertha Rogers
Callie Triarsi
Louise Hebbard
Donna Briggs

Meeting Summary

The meeting was called to order at 8:30 PM by President Neishia Mitchell.
The pledge, song, and collect were waived for the purposes of condensing the meeting time. September’s minutes were accepted as read by President, Neishia Mitchell; 1st Callie Triarsi, 2nd Louise Hebbard. Treasurer’s report was unavailable due to technical difficulties.
Get Well to Jeane Keahon after her foot surgery
Sympathy to Irma Hall for the loss of her mother
Sympathy to Jean Shaw for the loss of her mother
Committee Reports
Kellogg Franklin Trust
Jim Carey and Ken Walter are working on Tennis nets, painting benches, fences, and court restoration. An estimate of $35,000 was given to resurface the courts - other means are being looked into
Trey Miller has scheduled an alternate project for the Boyscouts this fall. Debbie will be working on an alternate group to assist with clean-up for a Nature Trail.
Franklin/Treadwell Recreation Committee
Community Calendars are available and can be picked up at the Chicken & Biscuit Dinner on November 9 from 4-7 pm at the Franklin School or at the Cupcake Decorating Program on December 10 beginning at 7 pm at the Treadwell United Methodist Church. Tickets for the Chicken & Biscuit Dinner can be purchased from Neishia Mitchell. Free dinners will be delivered to Treadwell/Franklin shut-ins. Anyone interested in Winter Volleyball at the Franklin School - please contact Neishia Mitchell. A seat is still available on the committee for a Treadwell resident to fill. The next meeting will be held at the Franklin Village Hall on Monday, November 4 at 7:30 pm.
Sound System: No Update
Membership Recruitment & Retention: No Update
Cupcake Decorating w/ Deb
Callie will bake 24 cupcakes, Debbie will make the frosting and provide the decorations.
Cookie Exchange w/ Callie
Meeting date changed to 6 pm, as Callie will be preparing Quiche dinner for all attendees. Everyone is invited to bring 2 dozen of their favorite cookies. Types of cookies each member is bringing will be announced during our November meeting to ensure there is a variety.
Unfinished Business
March through Septembers Central District reports were submitted to Candace Edwards for her information at a Board Meeting earlier in October.
       The Town Board Open Forum was a great success with over 40 community members participating. 
Fundraising Quilt
The quilt was displayed during the Town Board Open Forum and raffle tickets were available. It will be brought to Central District meeting. Callie and Nancy will utilize the database to mail a raffle letter to Treadwell Residents.
Fundraising Letter
Neishia and Eric Huneke will meet on Wednesday, October 9 to create the fundraising letter. Doriane will have the copies made at 3 cents per copy. Debbie Tuthill and Diane Dedominicis are willing to help stuff envelopes.
Eagle Scout Gazebo Project
Lynndon is requesting help with the finishing of the Gazebo Project at 1 pm on both Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13.
Central District Meeting
Meeting will be held at the 3 Bears Inn in Marathon, NY at 9:30 AM. Debbie and Callie will prepare a basket to be raffled worth $25. Neishia, Debbie, Nancy, Callie, Louise, and Donna will be attending. Debbie moved for all lunches to be paid for by TCIC, Jen 2nd. Louise requested to pay for her own lunch. Motion carried for Nancy, Treasurer, to send check for 5 attendees.

Holiday Entryway Contest
Debbie will Chair a committee to plan for a Holiday decorating contest.
Headstart Boxes
Donna reported that Franklin no longer has a headstart program
Holiday Bags to Elderly & Shut-Ins
Louise will Chair a committee to plan for the Holiday Bags. Nancy will contact Jan Hall to find out if her children will be selling the FFA Citrus through Delaware Academy. Bertha will plan a craft workshop for the children to make ornaments for these bags.
Christmas Tree in Gazebo
Nancy will Chair a committee to plan for the decorating of a tree in the gazebo. Callie will plan a craft workshop for the children to make ornaments for the tree.
New Business
Winter Family Movie Night
Bertha has a smart board with speakers and is willing to host a Family Movie Night. Debbie reports that there are over 190 Free movies available to select from.
ILS Program Support
Since we are unable to continue supporting the headstart. Jen will chair a committee to support the Independent Living Skills program through Delaware Opportunities. There are approximately 30 participants aged 14-21 who can benefit from our help.
Community Cook Book
Traci Huyck-Sitts suggested that we compile a cook book to capture recipes from the older generations before they are lost. Debbie will chair this project, to possibly be utilized as a GFWC Community Improvement Project for 2014-2016. We will ask Traci to provide pictures for the book.
Debbie contacted both schools for the Kellogg Franklin Trust Logo Contest and Brian Rolfe responded quickly. Those logos can also be entered into the Art contests. Bertha will provide writing from her youth workshops.
Motion for adjournment received by Bertha Rogers and seconded by Donna Briggs. Accepted at 9:50 PM.
Next Meetings: Tuesday, November 12 at 7 PM at TUM Church
Tuesday, December 10 at 6 PM at Callie Triarsi’s home

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