October 10, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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October 10, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

Call to Order: Rich Greenberg – President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Invocation: Bob Turner

Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin.

Roll Call / Attendance: All Five Directors were present.

Officer Reports

Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that September 2023’s meeting minutes were approved by the Board electronically and are available on our Website. Minutes will be posted on the A.V.M.S. website.

Membership Roster – Dave Chervin reported as of the meeting we have 82 new members for the 2023 calendar year. Total membership is 428.

Treasurer’s Report: Steve Milbrod reported:

Opening balance – $25,669.83
Ending Balance - $24,513.38

$146.14 – Dues
$385 – 50/50 proceeds
$350 – Operation Thanksgiving proceeds
$5,088.21- Fall Fiesta proceeds
$125 – Corp auction of golf bag
$70 – Shirt sales

$1,500 – donation to MOTS
$5,000 – donation to My Warrior’s Place

New Business

  • Deb Distefano talked about Operation Thanksgiving. Our goal for this year is 300 gift cards ($50 each). We have collected $5,450 to date.
  • Steve Milbrod discussed the upcoming Fall Fiesta to be held outdoors 10/14. Doors will open at 6:15 pm.
  • The Veteran’s Day ceremony will be held in the Oasis 11/5 at 1:00 pm.
  • AVMS members have been requested to conduct a pinning ceremony at Water’s Edge Retirement Community 11/10.
  • AVMS asked the HOA for clarification with reference to the annual Veterans Day breakfast.
  • A request for an additional Golf Cart Parade, honoring veterans, will be discussed in executive session.
  • We will have been requested to provide a Color Guard at these events:
    – A Salute to Veterans at Brittany Point 55+ (community luncheon)
    – 11/10 Manatee Community Concert Band 11/11

Our next meeting will be Tuesday December 12th at 6:30 pm. (no November meeting).

Motion to close the meeting at 7:30 was made by Rich Greenberg and seconded by John Bastiani.

Respectively submitted,
Dave Chervin – Secretary