August 7, 2013 minutes – Recreation Board


August 7, 2013 

Present at the meeting — B. Wright, M. McGuire, S. Elliott, H. Collins, M. Kline

Guests – Libby Fiorini, Lynn Bressler

Meeting called to order at 7:04 p.m. by Director Bob Wright.


Minutes from July – read by secretary and approved by board via unanimous voice vote.

Treasurer’s Report – general fund, summer playground and soccer accounts are up to date; stand workers were paid.

Rededication of Ball Fields – went well and was covered by WGAL.

Fundraising for Newburg Ball fields – paperwork filings and submissions are in progress.

Summer Playground – successful season.

Softball – continue through end of August.

Youth Soccer – teams are divided and shirts are ordered; have to schedule pictures; Oct. 18 awards w/ medals; Bob will check w/ Donna re: insurance.

Fall Frolic – will take place October 19th 5-9pm.  Will include hayrides, games, raffles, chili cook off.  Maureen will begin contacting local businesses for baskets/door prizes.  Contact past participants (hay rides, train rides, DJ etc.) to take part again.  Fire dept and pony rides possible this year as per Ron’s discussion with both.  Need dime pitch donations.  Libby is checking on Plinko, toys and pumpkins.  Need to arrange judges and distribute chilli form.  Possible pumpkin cook off. Volunteers needed.


Old equipment – plan to sell items no longer used.

Alternate meeting dates – meetings move to Tuesdays for fall.

New website – Maureen will work with Ken; first choice Newmanstown Rec.

Next meeting September 9 or 10th.

Motion by S. Elliott, second M. Kline to adjourn at 7:59 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Maureen McGuire, Secretary.