Meeting Minutes

Blue Water Parrot Head Club
Meeting Minutes 11/13/18
Lynwood Bar



President’s Remarks: Welcome to the Lynwood Bar. Team drink! Take care of your waitress!


32 members present


50/50 Raffle~ Can’t win if you don’t play! $58 won by Fran Morris. Coconuts won by Deb O., Sheri M., Shelly P., Tom F., Donna H., and Candi L.


Merchandise~ We now have a merchandise table! T-shirts are $20. XXL $23

Sweatshirts are $30. XXL $33 Hats are $10, and license plate holders are $1.00



  1. Quarterly Charity~ We have not heard back from the Center for Independent Living, so we will begin our next quarterly charity in January. It will be the Blue Water Pregnancy Center. They need baby wipes and size 5 and 6 diapers.

  2. Ink Cartridges St. John’s Port Huron youth group. Aka Lynda’s kids

  3. Wire/Cords~ Keep the cords coming! More money for the cords than scrap metal.    Bring those holiday lights that are not working!

  4. Spare Change Challenge ~ Kelly is captain of the Tropical Tykes

Donna Howard is the captain of Babies in Paradise. Thanks ladies! St. Clair County Kids in Distress will be the recipient of the money raised.

  1. Box Tops for Education~ Still collecting for Carsonville Port Sanilac Schools.

  2. Tires and Treads~ Doing fabulous. Natural Tree Farm in Ruby about a mile past Ruby Tree Farm on Imlay City Road. Every weekend after Thanksgiving Hot chocolate and coffee fundraiser.

  3. Buddy’s Bench~ Save your hard plastic caps from any kind of bottle.

Check out the list of preferred caps on our website. Spread the word! kelly is our captain. They will also take script bottles as long as the script is ripped off.


Treasurer’s Report~ We have money and the checkbook balances! Balance of $4341.36


Old Business:

Blood Drives~ Fri. Nov .8  McLaren PH 8:00-2:00, Wed. Nov 28 St. Clair County Tech 8:00-2:00, Tues. Dec. 4 PH Northern 8:00-1:00


Remind~ New text to 81010 Make the message @4dkgde Send


Meat Raffle~ Bob is going to take care of all that fun stuff.


New Business:


DHS~ We are sponsoring 3 kids. Bring your donations to the parade or call Jim to pick up. He sent an email with the wish lists. Cash donations also work. The donations need to be given to DHS BEFORE our next meeting. Shopping day, Sunday, Dec. 2. Meet at the food court at the Mall at 1:00. After shopping, meet at the carousel for a picture then head to Cheap Charlies for phun. Be sure to get gift receipts if you shop on your own.


Santa Parade~Friday after Thanksgiving. No official float decorating party. 6:00 Nov. 23. Muster behind the YMCA. Bring leftover Halloween candy to hand out to the kids. Meet at 5:30. Dress is your warm parrot-phenalia! Party at Jim’s tiki bar after the parade. Parade is sponsored by Sperry’s, just like the good old days!


Merchandise~ Going to place an order, but we need a minimum of 26 items to get the best price. T-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies.


Additional news and updates~


PHOTSC~Bowling fundraiser this Saturday at Highway Bowl. Have room for more peeps. Christmas party will be at Di and Dennis’ on Dec 8.  POETS begins in January. Phlock to the Falls in September to hear Donny Brewer thrown by Parrothead in Niagara South.


Christmas Party 2018~ Tickets are now on sale! Just $35 for an evening of food, dancing, parrot phavor, and phun! See Kelly to purchase your tickets tonight! King Rd and St. Clair Hwy Lions Club. 7:00 - midnight. If you want to participate, bring a wrapped white elephant gift. Friday, Nov. 30.


No November Pheeding Phrenzy due to Thanksgiving or the party at Jim and Donna’s could count!


Janie has vanilla for sale~ $5 to support the dental clinic that Janie participates with in Haiti. You only need have half as much of this than what we buy in the store. Also has almond.


Foster Kids Duffle Bags~ Jim H. A different group is making carpet bags, so we do not need to contribute anything.


March of Dimes Check~ Needs a new destination. We are donating it to a family man married to a second cousin of Steve P. Nate Hartman is fighting a rare bone cancer and they have 2 young kids. According to our By-Laws we can only donate $500 to a family. Candi moved to donate $500 and Steve P seconded. Unanimously passed.


Free Concert Night at SC4~ this Thursday at 7:00 Fine Arts building. Great music for a great price!


Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser~ Kelly has got the contact. When do we want to do it? We can also have a merchandise table to raise more $$. Fran Morris recommends a Thursday night. Do bake sale because the employees will clean us out! Sometime after the holidays, probably a Thursday in February.


Silver Stick~ Needs volunteers! At the bar afterwards we could wander around and sell something.

Group Outing Idea~ Feb. 9, Brass Transit, a Chicago tribute band. Erik will chair. We get a price if we have 10 or more. Regularly $30, but only $18 if we have 10 or more.


Birthdays:  Steve Padgett Nov. 1


Meeting closed by birthday phlocker~ Team drink!