THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
President Joseph Valentinetti called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Members Present: Richard Houck, Michael Oh, Irene Cistaro, Paul Bassett, Bill Frambach, Anna Derby, Barbara Houck, Brian Harmon & Robin Forte-Lincke, (SBTV3). Guests were Andre & Sheryl Dubre. These Leisure World residents are also active in the Cabaret, Good News Singers, and Theater Club.
The Minutes of the August General Meeting were approved as corrected.
Treasurer’s Report - Barbara Houck reported a balance at the end of August of $2,153.02 at US Bank, and $69 in Petty Cash.
There were 3 member birthdays in September – Probably a record.
Joseph discussed the Club’s Holiday Party to be held on Monday, November 6, at Clubhouse 4, Side A (Left). Doors will open at 11:30. Jose Osuna will tape the event, and Michael Ho and Richard Houck volunteered to backup as required. Barbara Houck and Irene Cistaro volunteered to assist with decorating the tables.
The entertainment was discussed. Anna will provide 4 dancers and 2 singers from for ½ hour from 11:45 to 12:15. The Bula Combo will provide music during the meal, starting at 12:30.
Joseph reminded members to email him if there are guest VIPs that should be invited to attend the Holiday party. There was discussion about the guests like SB3, Recreation Dept, etc; who he invites every year.
Joseph reminded members that we will vote for Officers at the October general meeting. He request input if anyone is interest in becoming President, Vice, President, Secretary, or Treasurer.
Barbara Houck– Working on a story of her Great Grandfather who drove a 1910 Buick from Indiana to Texas, and the various adventures along the way. Hopes to someday have it produced as a video.
Richard Houck – Has finished the Stamp & Collectibles Club video. Has it ready to produce.
Anna – Video of party, has Saturday concert to tape, and October Sunshine Club.
Michael – Concerns about Superwire contract which expires in February. Not sure what changes might be expected. Joseph explained that “Meda Data” in video will get it into the right category. He also mentioned that our Facebook page will preserve our videos. Robin (SBTV3) said no one knows at this time what will happen.
Brian is still working with “Harmonizing Humanities”, and has interviews in the next 2 weeks. His wife does the camera work.
Guest Andre and Sheryl – They have been working with Irene on her cruise video. Sheryl is a writer, and her poetry can be seen in the Leisure World Newspaper.
Irene - has been involved with the play, and excited about learning to use Camera 3.
Paul - has been working with Anna’s events, and working on the Korean Event for SBTV3.
Robin – has been working on our new programming for October.
Joseph discussed the various venues such as Goggle Maps and YouTube, and the differences for our videos.
Barbara Houck recommended members to watch a very funny Leisure World video featuring 4 residents imitating Michael Jackson and the LW Poker Club Party on YouTube from several years ago. To access it Robin found it by searching “Leisure World & Michael Jackson”.