GENERAL MEETING & REUNION MINUTES
4685 n University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33067
Present: John Lawless, President, Dennis Creamer, First Vice President, George Ferguson, Second Vice President, Eileen Forrester, Secretary/Treasurer, Carol Sclar, Recording Secretary, and Janice Creamer, Media Coordinator
Guests: Liz Martorella, Cathy Sapp, and Ana Roque
The meeting was called to order at 2:15 P.M. by John Lawless.
John gave the invocation.
A motion was made by Tony Romano to waive the Minutes of the previous General Meeting. The motion was seconded by Dave Boros and was unanimously approved.
Eileen Forrester then gave the Financial Report. She indicated that dues brought in $5,540; merchandise $576.60, Mary Heim donated $1,000 last year, bringing total assets to $17,715.78. Two $500 scholarships were awarded, and there were the normal expenses for Post Office Box fee $130, State of Florida fee $61.25, GoDaddy Website fee $84.72, office supplies $94.07, Postage $74.55, Printer & Postage for shipping merchandise $607.14, merchandise $1,816.57, and miscellaneous items $145.58.
A motion was made by John Casper to accept the Financial Report. The motion was seconded by Pete Geary and unanimously approved.
Flyers were made available for the 2016 Ziggy Zablocki Memorial Scholarship. Submission of email letters must be made by September 30th, the Executive Board Members will vote and select winners by October 15th, and the winners will receive the scholarships by October 30th.
John informed the membership of some changes to BSO's health insurance which may benefit many retirees, and answered
questions from the membership. (go to Retirees News Page to see More)
One of the positive changes is that retirees currently receiving the stipend will have a one time special enrollment should they wish
to enroll in the Aetna plans.
Liz Martorella was available to answer questions regarding choices.
In an effort to expand the membership of BSORA, the Board invited Cathy Sapp, a manager of healthiestyou, an app program designed to better control your health-care and its costs. She gave a video presentation explaining the benefits of the program.
Due to many requests from members for the membership list, a motion was made by Deenie Ewing, seconded by Roger Lekutis, and approved by a majority in attendance to furnish members with the list.
A motion was made by Tony Romano and seconded by Dave Boros to close the meeting. The motion was unanimously approved.
The Board of BSORA
NOTES:There were 53 people in attendance 43 members 02 members rejoined 02 new members
Mary Heim generously donated $500 to BSORA at the meeting.
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Board of Directors
Dennis Creamer Spike6611@aol.com email@example.com
Janice Creamer Media@bsoretirees.com