Saturday, February 25, 2017


Members present: Joseph Valentinetti, Joseph Chavez, Bonnie Z Cooper, John Robinson, Oralia Osuna, Joe Osuna, Paul Basset, Mary Milhone, Lorene Christian, Anna Derby, Michael Oh, Ren Vallenueva, Bev Bender, Bill Frambach, Mary Apt, Janice Laine, and Bill Holden

Minutes:  The January minutes had been added to the web site for all of the members to read. There were no corrections. Joe Osuna moved to accept the minutes, Bill Frambach seconded. Minutes were unanimously approved.

Treasurer:  The January treasurer’s report showed a beginning balance of $1766.57 in the bank account. $215.00 was collected for a balance of $1981.57. There is $83.00 in petty cash. Joseph Chavez moved to accept the report, Bill Frambach seconded. Unanimously approved

New Business
The VPC is working with GRF to make three videos educating prospective buyers and sales people about Leisure World. The first video, “Is Leisure World Right For You”, explains who may buy a unit here and some of the amenities. The second video is specifically for Real Estate agents to give them uniform information when selling units. The third video is a universal “New Buyers Guide” to be used by all of the mutuals to explain the rules once newcomers move here.

Round Table
Joe Osuna is working with the karaoke singers to make videos with actors acting out the words of the songs. They are using songs by the “Rat Pack” – Sinatra, Martin, etc.

Mary Apt interviewed Anna Derby. Michael Oh did the camera work. 
Paul Bassett is helping transfer the interview to Apple. She also volunteered to do a video on the mini gardens for and Inside Leisure World.

Irene Cistaro is doing a video on aquarium fish.

Paul Bassett made a three camera video of Terry Otte’s 75th birthday concert.  The Filipino dinner with Ren Villanueva as Master of Ceremonies was covered by Michael Oh and Paul Bassett.

Bonnie Z Cooper completed an ILW interviewing members of the Vision and Hearing Impaired Club. They showed how blind people get around by themselves in a seeing world. Bonnie is working on a video regarding palliative care and hospice.
Joseph Valentinetti has experienced full classes with waiting lists of shareholders wanting to learn how to use their cell phones to make and edit videos. These classes are ongoing with the focus of one class on shooting and the focus of another class on editing.
Janice Laine videoed the Genealogy Club’s speaker and also the Impaired Hearing and Vision Club’s speaker for viewing on Superwire and SBTV3.
Respectfully submitted,

Janice Laine