ENFIELD CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION
Monthly Meeting: April 6, 2010
Enfield Room – 6:30 p.m.
1. Roll Call
2. Acceptance of Minutes of the Meeting
3. Chairperson’s Remarks
4. Treasurer’s Report
5. Staff Liaison’s Remarks
6. Old Business
7. New Business
ENFIELD CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION
Minutes of Regular Meeting
March 2, 2010
Enfield Room– 6:35 p.m.
Diane Carlone, Hal Grout, Mary Keller, Yvonne Wollenberg , Barbara Kelly, Terri Jedynak and Bill Lee
Acceptance of Minutes
A correction to the minutes was made by Mary Keller – the Social Services Dept. will be providing transportation to the Bill Cosby performance, not the tickets. The minutes were then accepted by Terri Jedynak and seconded by Barbara Kelly.
Diane mentioned that our Wine Tasting brought wonderful reviews. It was a very successful evening.
Diane also reported on events that we are considering:
Newport Tea & Recital – we have 40 tickets. The tickets are $50 each.
Straight No Chaser – No tickets available.
Bill Cosby – Good seats have been sold out.
Suffield Culinary – They do not have out-of-institute tastings.
Bill Lee attended our meeting and advised us to get our information together for the upcoming budget to justify any increases we will need. He also presented us with information from the Greater Hartford Arts Council to assist us with peer services in the form of workshops. We may be able to share these workshops with other organizations within the town. Lauren Miller, Director, Cultural Satellite Offices, will come to our next meeting to explain this program.
Terri reported that we presently have $19,629.03 is our account. She also mentioned that we have $120 designated to the anti-bullying poster contest.
Staff Liaison’s Remarks
Mary Keller mentioned that the Recreation Department brochure is available. She also mentioned that Social Services is sponsoring a bus to the Bill Cosby performance at the Bushnell in Hartford.
Barbara Kelly mentioned that Betty McGuire is in touch with Tony Romeo for the Christmas Concert for December 2010. A proposal will be forthcoming.
She also asked if there is any interest in a bus trip to NYC during the King Tut exhibition. She will look into this trip for us.
Barbara reported that we have buses contracted for:
April 10 – to Newport, RI
July 5 – to Tanglewood, MA
October 6 – Hyde Park, NY
Yvonne reported to the Commission that we were able to get 45 tickets to the James Taylor concert at Tanglewood for July 5. The price for the tickets will be $40.
Hal Grout mentioned that there will be a recital at the Windsor Lutheran Church of Scottish Highland music and dancers. The group is from Wooster College. The event is on March 7 and starts at 7 p.m.
Up-coming events –
April 10 – Tea and Recital
June – Possible trip to NYC for King Tut exhibit
July – James Taylor Concert
September – Family Day
October – Culinary Institute trip
November – Radio City Christmas Show
December – Festival of Trees, Carol Sing, Christmas Concert
The meeting ended at 7:30 p.m. with a motion by Hal Grout and seconded by Barbara Kelly.
After our regular meeting the Commission judged the Anti-Bullying posters
submitted by the school children of Enfield.
The winners are:
Alex Strevel – JFK - $25.00 gift certificate
Katie Smith – JFK - $15.00 gift certificate
Marissa Swols – Prudence Crandall - $25.00 gift certificate
Allison Rosienski – Saint Bernard’s - $15.00 gift certificate
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