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News Letter for October 27, 2014 Meeting

Charity: (Tim Llewellyn)   Next charity committee meeting will be on Monday, November 17 at Tim’s house to assemble the quarter auction baskets.  Quarter Auction is Thursday, November 20 at 7pm at Lake Shore Fire Department.   Please see Marta McCusker for tickets.  We need to sell tickets.  This Charity event is a near 100% profit for the Charity committee (less the cost of the basket items).  Tickets are $5 per ticket which entitles you to receive 2 bidding paddles.  Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a 3rd paddle free.  This is a fun event and helps to fund the various charities RR18 contributes throughout the fiscal year. 

Christmas Party: (Barbara Mueller)  Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 6 at Country Club Estates Recreation Center from 7pm-11pm.  Barbara will be out of town, however, the Committee will handle the set up and running of the event in her absence.  Food donations list will circulate at the next meeting. 

Convention: (Steve LaPlanche)  2015 Convention – Thursday, May 28 – Sunday, May 31.  Collection deposits at the October, November, January and February meetings for ocean and pool side rooms, as well as March for pool side rooms only. 


Dance: (Don Brandenburg)   Total of 113 attended the dance.  Other than member ticket sales; Maryland Gazette advertisement generated 4 tickets and the band members’ families purchased 6 tickets.  Next event will be the Bull Roast in February 2015.


Tailgate: (Don Brandenburg)  Grill needs replacing.  It is more cost effective to replace the grill than it is to repair.  Average attendance at tailgate is 90 people per game.  

Game Day Bus: (Buzzy Platt)  Have picked up a few more riders to for the bus.  Cost is $18 per person which includes beer and soda while bus is in transit.  Bus leaves Bill Batemans 3 hours before each home game.  Tailgate is $10 per person, beer $1.00 each.

Hats/Shirts: (Sharon Richardson)  Hats available for new members.  Taking orders for ladies hooded shirts.  Sizes S-XL will cost $29.03; extra charge for larger sizes.  Once all shirts have been paid, order will be placed.  Have received an order for 12 thus far.


Navy Games: (Lisa Gray)  Game set for November 15 at 3:15 against Georgia Southern.  Will meet at 635 N. Bestgate Road and leave the parking lot at 11:30.  There are 5 parking passes available.   Tickets will be handed out on 11/15.  Bring donations for tailgate.  Soda will be provided.  All other is BYOB.


Points: (Chuck Severe)  Email with total points was emailed to the membership.  Any discrepancies, see committee chair.  Continue to turn in points on a regular basis.


Publicity: (Elaine Happel)  Will advertise upcoming Quarter Auction; game day bus; February bull roast.

Raffle: (Elaine Floyd)  Game Day Raffle – sold 118 tickets.  February lottery tickets now available.  Must turn in tickets at January meeting.  Good payouts are projected for February.  Anyone with special number requests, contact Elaine.


Spare Tickets: (Denise Taylor)  Glenn will contact those eligible for tickets and arrange to get the ticket(s) to you.  If you are unable to use your ticket, contact Glenn as there is a wait list for games.


Council Report: (Bill Thompson):  Following raffles and events for various Roosts:


  • Council sponsoring a wagon of cheer raffle.  If each Roost sells their packet of tickets, the Council will receive $50 and the Roost will receive $50   See Kathy Thompson for tickets.  Drawing is in February.
  • RR 109 selling raffle tickets for 2 tickets to Ravens v. Browns game; 55” TV.  Tickets $5 each or 5 for $20 Drawing is December 8.
  • RR 118 raffle for OC Condo for week of June 19-26, 2015 (must be 25 years old to enter).  Drawing Super Bowl Sunday.
  • Council sponsoring Blood Drive on Saturday, November 29 from 8am-1:30 pm at Hilton Garden Inn White Marsh Hotel.  Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule your donation appointment.  All donors will be eligible to win 2 tickets to see the Ravens v. Jaguars on December 14.


Board Meeting: (Earl Barnes):  Discussed Treasurer’s report; Take Back Our Streets for December 3; upcoming Charity Events:  quarter auction & bake sale (11/20), Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday sharing programs; golf tournament will be chaired by Keith Johnson and Tim Llewellyn. 


The next Board meeting is before the general meeting on Monday, November 24 at 6pm


The next General Meeting is on Monday, November 24 at 7pm

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