Held via Zoom video conference
Members Attending (13): Dick Drumm, Debbie Rodriguez, Bill Dowd, Phil Kellerman, Roberto Martinez, Jim Leyhane, Pat Bailey, Debbie Brown, Peter Brown, Andy Leyhane, Ray Hannan, Dean Calamaras, Doris Calamaras.
Guests Attending: None.
Miscellany — Members were reminded of the current “Back-to-School Supplies Drive,” being coordinated by Debbie Rodriguez for Circles of Mercy. Donated items from the recommended shopping list should be brought to any of our in-person events through August 20. … Phil Kellerman reported that Murray Forth has received confirmation from the IRS of receipt of our packet of documents seeking restoration of our tax exempt status. No projected timeline for the review process was given. … Gifts are being solicited for drawings in connection with the Monday, September 21, Gift of Life Golf Tournament, Anyone wishing to donate is asked to contact Doris Calamaras. SRC hopes to have at least one foursome in the event, scheduled for Pinehaven Country Club in Guilderland.
“Summer Casual” events — Peter and Debbie Brown reminded everyone of the outdoor picnic scheduled for their residence next Thursday, July 23. Jim Mendrysa will cater the event. Everyone is asked to bring their own chairs and beverages. Cost will be $18 per person. The Browns will be welcoming visitors for swimming, drinking, and socially-distanced camaraderie — masks required — from 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:15. (The long-range weather forecast indicates rain that day. If the event is rained out, it will be held the following Thursday, July 30). … Jim Leyhane and Roberto Martinez will co-host an outdoor event at one of their residences on Thursday, August 6. Details are being developed. … We will hold a dinner meeting at Quigley’s at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, August 20, to try out a socially-distanced seating arrangement. … Pat Bailey and Debbie Rodriguez will co-host an outdoor event at Pat’s residence on Thursday, August 27. Details are being developed.