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GHS Touchdown Club meeting Minutes

April 9, 2019

Time Start: 6:00 pm | Time End: 7:30 pm   

In Attendance

Board Members: Barbara Tartagni, Amy Bradley, Paula Eldridge

Volunteers/Guests: Anthony Salvati, Sabastian Derda, Christine Rose

Coaching Update

Assistant coaching spots posted internally per union contact; 3 applicants

Equipment status – Ridell rep contacted to find out the status of the uniform reconditioning

·        Helmets/pads

·        Jerseys

Meeting on 04/24 with Guilford Youth Football Coaching staff to review program

Northeast Showcase = $140 per player, register individually

Southern Camp = new option for a training option, 07/08 – 07/11

·        Cheaper

·        Closer to home

·        Better hours

Coach Salvati to contact Yale to cancel

Cheshire Showcase = optional program, 04/27

Requesting players to volunteer at SongStrong5K on 06/08 at the water stations and the boys will get community service hours (Marybeth Clarke is coordinating)

Requesting players to volunteer at Guilford Youth Football Camp on 07/15, 07/17, 07/18. 07/22, 07/24, 07/25, and the boys will get community service hours

Offensive Line Challenge, 07/27

Lift-a-Thon, 08/03 (need to add an insurance rider on to our plan for this event), 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, bring the grill down from the concession stand, have hotdogs, etc.

Treasurer’s Report

Savings Account

 $        1,020.43     

Checking Account

 $        4,282.43


Pasta Dinners: Committee Chair – Paula Burns


Senior Banquet: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge

01/13/20 @ The Woodwinds


Per Coach Salvati, he prefers to keep fundraising monies out of the buy-out process



Advertising Yearbook: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge

Kick-off campaign in June


Car Wash dates

●       May 11th

●       August 10th

Business Items

Ordering t-shirts/spirit wear with the “G” logo on front, GUILFORD FOOTBALL on the back; silver shirts

Passing league will not be hosted by Guilford (maybe East Haven)

Coach Salvati to speak to Adams students (incoming Freshmen), second week of May

Adding Senior Family Night, week of 11/22? 

New Business

Freshmen class rep: Megan Williams?

Request to Misenti and Jarvis to remove Hand as the Thanksgiving opponent for the 2020 season

Consider raising dues to $275 and that proceeds from car wash profits do not get applied to buy-out

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

The meeting minutes from MARCH were read and approved

Next meeting: May 14, 2019, 6:00 pm, Guilford High School

2019 Varsity Football Game Schedule

week 1             9/13 @ Branford

week 2             9/20 Home - Hartford

week 3             9/27 @ Avon

week 4             10/4 Home East Haven         Pink/Breast Cancer Awareness

week 5             10/11 Bye Week

week 6             10/18  Home Lyman Hall     Youth Football Night

week 7             10/25 @ Musuk Monroe

week 8             11/1  Home Foran                 Senior Night

week 9             11/8 @ Wilbur Cross

week 10           11/15 Home Bassik

week 11           11/22 Bye Week                    Senior Family Night?

week 12           11/27 Home Hand