Meeting Minutes

Hereford Sports Boosters

April  5, 2016



The meeting was called to order at 7:15pm


In attendance: Ralph Lightner, Mike Kalisz, Dan Blake, Chris Klapaska, Anne Giza, Kathy Patti

  • Treasurer’s Report-Ralph presented year to date budget highlighting gross income as approximately $2000 more than 2014, which was directly dontaed to the Athletic Department.  Upcoming Mulch and Plant sale profits will be used for student scholarships, and bus defecit cost for the Athletic Department
  • Concession Stand Report- Spring Concessions have opened.  Thank you to all the parent volunteers who staff the stand, allowing for revenue and direct support of our sports programs.  Special thanks to Carol Wanamaker for her management of the inventory for the concession stand week after week.  Concession stand profits go towards utility cost, stadium expenses and direct dontation to teams who utilize and staff the stand.
  • Fundraising Report- Mulch pick up scheduled for April 9 from 9-1.  Currently the Spring Hanging basket saleis open  with delivery in time for Mother's Day.  Special thanks to Dan Blake who has volunteered to spear head the organization of the Mulch fundraising event and Kathi Patti for the Hanging Basket Sale.  Please consider volunteering your time (or truck) for spring mulch delivery.  More information at
  • Scholarship Committee-  HHS Sports Boosters contributes $1500 each to a qualifying male and female athelete to go towards college endeavors.  The scholarship committee donates many hours to review applications and select the top candidates, who receive the scholarships at graduation.  Special thanks to Chris Klapaska, who donates his time to the school year after year, and heads this committee for the kids.  The review process is underway. 
  • New Business- CALLING FOR HELP.  After many years of tireless service and countless volunteer hours, our dedicated Treasurer and acting leader in the absence of a President, Ralph Lightner, is stepping down after this school year.  PLEASE PLEASE consider voluteering for this position.  The Boosters are intrumental at HHS to fund our athletes in their conquests and without parents to volunteer all of the events could not happen.  Please submit suggestions for Board members via email or plan to attend one of our meetings to see what we are all about.  YOUR HELP IS DESPERATELY NEEDED!!   
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