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GHS Touchdown Club meeting Minutes

August 13, 2019

Time Start: 6:05 pm | Time End: 7:42 pm   

In Attendance

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

Volunteers/Guests:  Sara Alberti, Paula Burns, Isamir Martinez, Marybeth Clarke, Sebastian Derda

Coaches Corner

Team Updates: new players, Jacob Eder (Sophomore), Johnny Deloughery (Senior), Ian Meyers (Sophomore)

Uniform Distribution: Jerseys will be handed out on Thursday, 08/15

FamilyID: only 36 players registered

Practice schedule for pre-season distributed

Lift-a-thon Results: still pending

Create a Guilford flag for players to hold when running out on the field before the games (Coach Salvati to discuss with Jake)

Team Captains: Coach Salvati will speak to the team about criteria for applying

Parent Meeting: Friday, 08/23/19, after practice, 6:00 pm

Practice schedule for the season: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Treasurer’s Report    

Savings Account

 $           520.43     

Checking Account

 $        9,596.38


Lift-a-thon Fundraiser: $1,653.40

Credit for early buy-out payment and who sold car wash tickets will go towards banquet tickets

Car Wash Fundraiser results: $1,391 total ($ 965 in player ticket sales)

Status of Player buy-out & how to proceed to collect for 8/19 due date: $2,975

  • ($5,800 still outstanding so class reps will need to contact their teams to remind them of the due date)

Minuteman is donating “G” magnets; they offered to create the Guilford G flag (cost to TDC $265 +/-)

Concession stand inspection: $50

Business Items

Player registration update: all teams are on the guilfordfootball .com website

Concession stand inspection was on 08/14 and has passed, but the HS cooler is not cold enough

Advertising Yearbook update: sales are slow, so class reps will distribute info in their next email

Spirit wear Sales: 2 orders submitted; still pending more from Coach Salvati – deadline on 08/19

Photographer/Date for team photos: Paula Eldridge will volunteer for pics

Concession stand volunteers: sign-up genius has been distributed

Driveway G: Todd Rose has the stencil, will be responsible for repairing it and also will paint them too

New Business

Purchasing of new items for concessions, i.e. Coffee Urns

Concession stand open for Scrimmage Sept 6

Pasta Dinner Update: Paula Burns need an updated list for sign-up genius and will distribute

1st Alumni Flag Football Game – raised by Marybeth Clarke (fun initiative, perhaps a fundraiser in the future)

Fundraising / Events

Centro’s or KC’s Restaurant dine out night: Karen has called both restaurants and neither have returned calls

Yard signs: two color signs/$12 per sign, created by Minuteman

Consider creating other items to sell: blankets, yard signs, baseball caps 

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

The meeting minutes from JULY were read and approved

Next meeting: September 10, 2019, 6:00 pm, pending use form

2019 Varsity Football Game Schedule

week 1             9/13 @ Branford

week 2             9/20 Home - Hartford

week 3             9/28 @ Avon

week 4             10/4 Home - East Haven        Pink/Breast Cancer Awareness (Marybeth Clarke to get volunteers)

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