Blue Water Parrot Head Club
Meeting Minutes 3/14/23
President’s Remarks~ Welcome to the Lynwood Bar! Remember to record your volunteer hours. Jim opened the meeting with a traditional TEAM DRINK!
Welcome to the madness!
30 members present.
50/50 Raffle~ This is the month to be feeling lucky!
Merchandise~ Deb O. T-shirts are $20. XXL $23 Sweatshirts are $30. XXL $33 Hats are $10. We also have vinyl decals and license plate holders.
1. Quarterly Charity~ Last meeting for the Blue Water Area Humane Society.
Our charity for April, May and June will be Hunter Hospitality House. Check
their website for needs.
2. Wire/Cords~ Keep the cords coming! Don’t forget about little pieces of scrap.
3. Spare Change Challenge~ Our new cause is DHHS for Christmas 2023. New captains are St. Thomas and our Prez Adding Canadian change to the challenge. Santa’s Little Helpers is Jim’s team and Don’t be a Scrooge is Tom’s
4. Tab Collection~ Keep saving them and get your friends and coworkers to do it too! People are dropping them off at the barber shop. You can too! We will be making a delivery in April with the Detroit Club. We are the biggest contributor to the mid-Michigan RMH!
Treasurer’s Report~ We have money and the checkbook balances. Balance of $7,013.73
Blood Drives~ Please go online and set up an appointment.
www.redcross.org Limited spaces are available! See the Treasurers
Report for dates, time, locations, and availability. 6 to choose from! Let Deb O. or Jim R. know if you donate.
Remind~ New text to 81010 Make the message @4dkgde Send
Bowling Phundraiser~ Saturday, April 22. Noon to 3 at Port Huron Lanes. We need raffle basket items. Our charity will be Spero Pregnancy Center. Tickets will be $15.00 per person for shoes and 2 games. We will also do a 50/50. We will put baskets together Sat. April 15 4:00 at Jim and Donna’s. Bring a dish to pass.
BE KIND~ Greg R. He started with one sign and now has signs all over the country and a full merchandise list. Bekindproject.com Candi moved to donate $100 Pauline seconded. Passed unanimously.
Membership Renewal~ Beat the rush and renew now! Why wait for May?
$20 individual, $30 phamily.
Putt N 4 Paws~ Jim and Karen R. We will do it again! Karen will have a date for us at the next meeting.
Scholarship is open~ Jim R. Applicants have until March 31 for a $500 scholarship. Members, their kids, grand kids. Application is on our website. PHIP Scholarship is also open until March 31.
Garage/Yard Sale? ~ Let’s discuss. We can do it if we have stuff. Start setting stuff aside and call Jim for pick up. No TV's or entertainment centers.
We will do it during the Yard Sale Trail at the same house on Lakeshore/M25.
Additional News and Updates:
Tires and Treads~ Completed 3 deliveries as of today. They are filled up! Magna Corp. wants them to expand to East China schools. Cafe Nola fundraiser Sat. March 25. Thursday April 13 Sail into Kindergarten at Keewhadin. Our pirate ship will be there.
Pheeding Phrenzy~ February’s was at BBQuick’s on Sat. Feb. 25 It was good! Gumbo was to die for.
March’s was at the Krystal before the Pub Crawl
April’s will be at the bowling alley after the fundraiser.
Croswell Fair Raffle Tickets~ Deb O. $5 each or 3 for $10. Drawing May 14. Three prizes. Support the fair!
Jim H.~ Woman with breast cancer needs help. Jim moved to donate $125 Suzy seconded. Friend of Tim and Suzy.
Dates to Remember:
3/14 National Pi Day. (3.14 etc)
3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
3/20 International Day of Happiness
3/24 National Cocktail Day
3/28 Respect Your Cat Day
50/50 of $53 won by Greg R. Coconuts won by Kelly P X2, Donna H, Linda C,
Ken L X2, Erik P, Greg R, and Tom L
Meat Raffle won by: $500 Dee W, $250 Suzy H, $125 Ryan F, $75 Sheri M and $50 Tom L
Birthdays: Erik Parker 3-27, Tom Lozowski 3-29, Jim Racz 3-30
Meeting closed by birthday phlockers~ TEAM DRINK!
April Birthdays: Denise Baranowski, Viola Burr, Cynthia Lane,
Ron Morris, Mike Olar, Bill Padgett, Karen Racz, Lee Randall, Debbie Way