The regular meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m. by Mary Bradley.

Board Members in Attendance

Mary Bradley
Frank Annunziata
Diane Cook
Raeline Kennedy
Don Sledgeski
Melissa Wiedbrauk

Board members Mary Ellen Vichiconti, Dave Vanderhoff and Denise Urbaniak were excused.

New Business

Halloween Party with PAL

Adding pumpkin contest [asking Jeanne for permission] discussed having NO candles in pumpkins, and various age groups for contest. 10/28 drop off of pumpkins, 10/29 is fun day. Eileen, Frank and Mary will work night of drop off to receive entries [coordinate with PAL and Jeanne].

Christmas Flower Arranging

December 10th or 17th. Possible on December 10th morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; put in Advertiser and set limit of 25 kids. Melissa will speak to put this event on a flyer going out to the schools containing other Department of Community Affairs events. Will list Melissa’s number as a contact to sign-up. The use of the Senior Center for this event will have to be cleared by the Senior Board.

Old Business

School Days with the Vernon Historical Society—event CANCELED [reschedule for spring].

Recreation Director Report

Tree Lighting

  • Moving event to Vernon Firehouse [met with Greg Carter for permission and discussion].
  • Need to iron out details of food donations, and volunteers for the event.
  • Looking for donated tree for event.

Snowshoeing possibility at Maple Grange Park this winter.

Is there a Vernon resident night at Mountain Creek—maybe to give residents a chance to try out the new tubing park?

Meeting adjourned at 9:27 p.m.