You are here

Board Meeting October 9, 2013

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 4:33pm
Event date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Donald J Trump State Parks

Draft Agenda, Wednesday October 9, 2013 – 7:30-9:00

 Call to Order - Jane Daniels, President        7:30

        Introductions and sign in


                Taconic Region Friends Meeting, Mills Norrie State Park, December  3, 2-6

        Acceptance of Minutes of September 11 2013 meeting

        Additions to the agenda

Financial Report – David Rocco, Treasurer              7:35


·Connection Walk – October 6

Discussion – Goals for this year        7:45

·Schedule of FoFDR Events – Anwer Querishi

·PTNY Grant application– finalize what we want to apply for


Sell T shirt with logo for visibility and fundraise


Print  brochures


Print and laminate posters for events

·Increase mailing list and have names on a web based list

·Send out  an appeal to raise funds

 Upcoming events       8:35

·Gone to the Dogs  - December 14, 2013 - Charlie Castronovo

Park Manager’s Minute (Brian Strasavich)       8:45

Upcoming meetings – All meetings are at 7:30 pm in the FDR Park Office

Wednesday, November 13 and December 11, 2013


Meeting attendees: 
Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnam, John Robinson, Dianne Press, Anwer Qureishi (arrived 7:50 p.m.)

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 

Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State Parks

Draft Minutes – Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 7:45-9:05 p.m.

Action Items for next meeting



Action/Target Date

NY sales tax waiver

Jane Daniels

Awaiting NY State return.

Insurance for fofdr

Charles Castronovo

Get insurance quote from Pachner.

PTNY Grant

Jane Daniels

November 10 for Nov 12 submisson.

Gone to the Dogs

Charles Castronovo

Report on progress.

Attendance -Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnam, John Robinson, Dianne Press, Anwer Qureishi (arrived 7:50 p.m.),.

President Jane Daniels called the meeting to order at 7:45 p.m.

Financial Report - Jane Daniels stated we have $583.75 in our account.

Manager’s Report – Brian Strasavich

Suggested we gather and have photos of the group honoring the Wells. It was decided to meet Monday October 14, 2013 by the bench.

Minutes - The September 2013 minutes were accepted.

Old Business -

Grant discussion

Discussion continued from last month. It was decided that the $3000.00 be used for   a banner for outreach, T-shirts and printing costs.

Support Connection

                -Dianne Press reported 16 new members signed up.

Gone to the Dogs

                -We will have to charge a nominal fee of $5.00 per dog.

                -Bagels will be supplied by Jane Daniels and coffee will be supplied by Anwer Qureishi                     for about 20 volunteers.        

                -Charles Castronovo reported:

Insurance for the event with an annual policy from Fitzpatrick insurance would cost  $752.00. Patchner Insurance has not supplied a quote yet.

The event poster needs to be posted on our web page.

Posters will be distributed throughout the park.

Volunteers will be needed at the registration table, Dianne Press and Jane Daniels offered their service.

New Business

                Anwer presented his idea of events  for FOFDR  in a calendar format.

Upcoming Events

                Gone to the Dogs,  December 14, 2013

Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m. by President Jane Daniels

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Castronovo

Upcoming meetings: November 13 and December 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., in the park office.

Minutes 13.10

Event type: