Wisconsin Club of Lake Sumter Minutes – September 15, 2014

  1. Due to the absence of President, Helen Feeney, Vice President, Judy Cimbalnik, called the meeting to order at 7:15 with The Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Secretary’s Report: The Minutes of the May 19, 2014 meeting are available on the Club’s website.
  3. Treasurer’s Report: Previous Balance (June 1, 2014) was $6,278.53. Expenses were $133.06. No income. August 31, 2014 Balance was $6,145.47. Full Report is available on the Club’s website.
  4. Membership: As of May 19, 2014, the Club membership was 55. Our membership year runs from June 1st through May 31st. The Club is currently accepting new members and membership renewals. Dues are $5 per person. At this Meeting, Lois Meidenbauer introduced 22 new members.
  5. Announcements:

    A. At the October 20th Meeting, the Club will celebrate Oktoberfest. Tickets, $15 per person, were available at this meeting. Tickets are available by mail. Send $15 per person check along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Treasurer, Hal Baumann, at 2003 Ridge Spring Dr., The Villages, FL 32162. Final count is due on October 10, 2014. Athens NY Style Restaurant will cater the meal. Entertainment will be provided by Ron the Music Man.

    B. At the November 17th Meeting, the program will be Extreme Bingo.

    C. At the December 15th Meeting, the Club will host The WI Club Holly & Mistletoe Dinner Dance for members of the three Wisconsin Clubs in The Villages. The Party will be held at Colony Cottage Recreation Center. Tickets will be $30 per person and available at the October Meeting. For the first time, reservations will be accepted for tables of 8. Athens NY Style Restaurant will cater the dinner and the Clark Barrios Duo will entertain. Holiday attire requested, jackets for men.

    D. Wisconsin Football: Gather with other Wisconsin Club members to watch the Green Bay Packer games at Cody’s Roadhouse – Brownwood. Watch the Wisconsin Badger games at Cody’s Roadhouse – Sumter Landing. Happy Hour drink prices during the games. IMPORTANT: If you are going to attend, contact Helen Feeney, President, at least 2 days before the game at (787) 914-7811 or donaelena10@aol.com

    E. Dining Out sign-up sheets were available for forming group get-togethers during October, November and December. For more information or to sign up, contact Judy Cimbalnik, Vice President, at (262) 391-9869 or jcjudycim@gmail.com

    F. The WI Club Card & Game Night is held on the 4th Monday of the month at Bacall Recreation Center starting at 6 p.m. Bring a snack to share and your own drinks.

    G. A Fish Fry is scheduled for February 9, 2015 at Spruce Creek South Restaurant. Tickets will be $12.50 per person. Details later.

The Meeting was adjourned. The 50/50 drawings had 3 winners. Entertainment was provided by The Traveling Nerd. Submitted by Janice Collins, Secretary.