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GHS Touchdown Club meeting Minutes

July 16, 2019

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

In Attendance

Board Members:      Barbara Tartagni, Amy Bradley, Karen Chiaia, Paula Eldridge

Volunteers/Guests:  Sara Alberti, Todd Rose

Coaching Update

  • Lineman Challenge: 07/27
  • Lift-A-Thon: 08/03 – Karen to make a flyer to promote event on social media
  • SchoolID is a requirement to be completed or players will not be eligible at the beginning of the season
  • Team store/swag wear will be by Frank Ralston’s company, Apparel Wear

Treasurer’s Report     

Savings Account

 $           520.43     

Checking Account

 $        4,966.91

Collected $1,770.27 in buy-out monies (administrative processing fees reflected)


Pasta Dinners: Committee Chair – Paula Burns

09/19/19 (SR), 10/02/19 (JR), 10/17/19 (SOPH), 10/31/19 (TDC), 11/13/19 (FR)

Will host 5 events, one by each class and one by the TDC; they will begin at 6:00 pm to account for earlier practice times


Senior Banquet: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge

01/13/20 @ The Woodwinds



2019 Advertising Yearbook: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge


Next Car Wash

  • August 10th


Recycle bags – not cost effective to create/purchase/sell

Tag sales – on hold

Centro’s Dine out – on hold as Ralph as not returned calls; we’ll try KC’s Pub or Country Tavern

Business Items

Welcome Sara Alberti (2023) and Todd Rose (2022) class reps!

  • Amy will get a full contact list of Freshmen to Sara

Thursday, 09/12, Club insurance (liability insurance) is $350

We have to carry a one-day rider for the Lift-A-Thon since it’s not during school, cost unknown at this time

Saturday, 08/10, Hudl is due:  $1,000; Amy needs a new invoice

The game schedules for Varsity and JV have been posted on guilfordfootball.com

Change two dates for pasta dinners, JR and FR

Saturday, 07/27, Lineman Challenge, Berlin HS – Coach Salvati will notify players who should report

Saturday, 08/03, Lift-A-Thon (9:00am – 12:00 pm) & Family BBQ – approved by school administration

  • TDC will be asking parents for donations of food/beverages/condiments for event
  • Coach Salvati gave out the donation sheets/instructions to the players
  • Food served 11:00 am – 1:00 pm                                                                                                                           



New Business

Monday, 07/22, 7:00 pm – TDC will gather at concession stand to clean out for inspection; Kristen Hall (GYF) will participate: need to check propane tanks and clean the BBQ grill prior to Lift-A-Thon.

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

The meeting minutes from JUNE were read and approved

Next meeting: August 13, 2019, 6:00 pm, Guilford Community Center

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