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GHS Touchdown Club meeting Minutes

October 9, 2018

Time Start: 6:00 pm | Time End: 7:17 pm   

In Attendance

Board Members: Paula Downer, Amy Bradley, Paula Eldridge, Karen Chiaia, Barb Tartagni

Volunteers/Guests: Adrienne Messina, Brendon O’Brien, Sebastian Derda

Coach’s Corner


Treasurer’s Report

Savings Account

 $             1,020.43

Checking Account

 $           16,550.01

Outstanding checks: zero

Ad book profit: $3000 (approximately)


Pasta Dinners: Committee Chair – Paula Burns (Senior class is first)

10/10/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/14/18 – one sponsored by each class

Youth Night Chair – Karen Chiaia (youth players get in for free if wearing jersey and rec teams will be introduced by grade level, cheer squad will do a presentation, then the HS dance team): need to take an inventory of concession stand - Amy will order 8 pizzas from Naples


Pink Night: Committee Chair – Karen Chiaia (need to check with Jake Jarvis to move date)

50/50 raffle will be donated to American Cancer Society

Bake sale and fundraising also goes to the American Cancer Society


Senior Night: Committee Chair – Karen Chiaia, Co-Chair – Barb Tartagni (Senior brochure and flowers, $500 budgeted |use ZephFoto pictures for posters; Barb got language for announcer/Coaches message to seniors)

6:00 pm start time to be communicated through Touchdown Club email

Have to follow CIAC rules about announcements and giving 15 minutes of pre-game warm-up to both teams


Thanksgiving Day Celebrations: Committee Chair – Karen Chiaia (need volunteers to chaperone)

11/21/18: Team Breakfast @ VFW (9:30 am – 11:00 am)

                 Bonfire @ Fireman’s Field (10:30 pm) Mike Warrens, field contact, Fire Dept ok’d, pizza from Naples


Year-End Banquet: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge, Co-Chair – Sarah St. Denis

12/06/18: The Woodwinds, Branford

Coaches Gifts: need ideas (money clips, Brendon will research), Subway art poster (?)

Senior Player Gifts: (LL Bean embroidered bags) Paula Downer will research

Team Shirts: Seniors design shirt

Event planning: Paula Eldridge to contact Woodwinds to schedule meeting and review contract


Driveway “G”: $25 | stencil is now available to sell

Online swag store: Guilford Sporting Goods open until 10/15/18

Business Items


New Business


Approval of Prior Month’s Meeting Minutes and Date of Next Board Meeting

The meeting minutes from SEPTEMBER were read and approved

November 13, 2018, 6:00 pm, Guilford High School