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GYF TouchDown Club Meeting Minutes


7:00 pm – 8:21 pm

Guilford Rec Center, Alexander room


Paula Downer, Paula Eldridge, Amy Bradley, Wendy Kallinich, Sondra Gabriel, Michele Robertino, Sebastian Derda, Miggs Surgenor


Agenda item:

Coaching update/Coach’s Corner


Paula Downer


Coach’s Corner:                                                                                               

08/19: Official schedule begins

09/01: 1st scrimmage, home, against Lyman Hall

09/08: 1st game, home, against Branford

09/19: Pre-season begins


  • Intro page
  • Fundraising info
  • Ad book info
  • Nurse’s form
  • Emergency contact
  • Impact testing requirements


Organization of t-shirts/uniforms: 08/16

Handout of uniforms and team pictures: 08/21 @ 3:30; all class reps need to be present

Miggs will ask Anthony to do it on a different day to accommodate parents

Agenda item:

Treasurers Report



Amy Bradley


Savings Account:   $     520.43

Checking Account: $  3,753.51


New Business Items: Financial Obligation/Buy-out: by 09/01/17


Car Wash: 08/12/17 @ Palumbo’s: need all volunteers-class volunteers to send reminders


Ad book – push for buy-out; order 150 to hand out

Deadline: 08/25/17

$  25 – ¼ page, business card

$  50 – ½ page

$100 –full

Fundraising – magnets, key chains, GHS flip-flops

Restaurant: ask Barb to reschedule for a Sunday in September

  • {08/24 @ KC’s Pub}

Adult social/dance party: Tailgate theme, $20/ticket

  • 08/26/17, VFW – sell tickets at car wash, Youth jamboree and parent meeting; Amy to create flyer
  • Music – Michele will bring a speaker/hook up a phone and play Spotify
  • Decorations
  • Invitation on the GYF Facebook page
  • Wall of Wine
  • Raffle items from each class (a basket)
    • Seniors: Tailgate theme
    • Juniors: Mexican fiesta
    • Sophomores: Italian basket
    • Freshmen: Lottery tree

Agenda item:

New Business





Concession Stand – health department inspection is 08/16/17

Quote from Eric Tibere - $675

Sebastian will get quote from Home Depot

The entire outside needs to be painted – asked Rob Mandel for help; need to organize group of seniors (Michele) to paint and they can get community hours


Guilford “G” campaign – Sebastian working on a stencil


Swag Wear – will ask Frank to put t-shirts/sweatshirts on online store for orders

Key chains – ask Karen to order more


Youth Night – Creed: 09/22/17

Cancer Awareness Night – Brookfield, 10/13/17: take proceeds from 50/50 raffle and donate to American Cancer Society

Senior Night – Bassic: 11/10/17


Pasta Dinners – choose four nights, assign one class to each date

Seniors:         11/09/17 (suggest combining with Family dinner and invite senior families only)

Juniors:          10/26/17

Sophomores: 10/05/17

Freshmen:      09/07/17


Thanksgiving breakfast


Banquet – December (Wendy will call Dudley Farm)


July Meeting Minutes: Approved


Next meeting: September 5, 2017