The DRCA Board’s summer hiatus is over, so it’s back to business. Actually, we have all been busy – the ball tournament, getting life cycle items done for the Centre and lighting upgrades, planning the clean-up which goes this weekend (as of this writing – should be good !!), etc. Does this sound familiar? We had the first board meeting of our new fiscal year Sept 4th – which I had to miss, unfortunately. So, I don’t have much to report on from that. No matter…
We found time for fun at the 3rd Annual Deer Run Slo-Pitch ball tournament on August 16 – 18. The weather was absolutely great!! It looked once like a storm system would move in late day but it dried up on the way and no rain. It was quite the event again, thanks to Paul Vansickle for organizing it and to the volunteers for coming out to help.
The teams were all in place early, some folks were even calling us enquiring about the event, having had a fun time in past years. It says something when the umpire that has worked the tournament in the past says we have one of the best events going. We had the beer garden happening, and followed all the legal requirements. The teams were all great folks – always expressing their appreciation and many helping out as well. About the only thing we need next year is more volunteers. I could not spend as much time out there as I hoped, but when there, even cleaning up was fun.
I guess the Jelly Bean dances and movie nights are back (in September). We alternate these so have a look in this Villager for dates and details. Probably the first one will have happened by the time you get this issue of the Villager.
Deer Run Halloween Patrol will run again (guess when?) – it is on a Thursday night, so hopefully it will be quiet. Past volunteers – you will be contacted. Anyone wanting in on the fun – call me, e-mail or leave your name and contact info at the Centre.
Our Annual General Meeting will be on Oct. 23rd – Wednesday. Besides some board positions to be voted on, we always have some important issues to bring up, money, mainly. We want to always be fiscally responsible, so if you have any concerns or questions, bring them with you. You can always call us to discuss.
Scaryokee !!! I think this is a go again and heard that it will be Oct. 26th… details in this Villager.
OK, I have had my say, once again. The only thing I have to add is… Everyone – don’t forget to get / renew your membership. You need a membership to vote at the AGM.
I hope this is not too short. Thanks to everyone on the board for all for your help, support, and friendship… there is a clue here…
– Don Zver