TMAC January 2019 Minutes

TANGLEWOOD MASTER ACTIVITY COMMITTEE
MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 16, 2019

The meeting was called to order by Chair, Bruce Eberly at 3:00 p.m. in the Tanglewood Club House. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer. Estimated number in the audience was eleven.

Roll call was taken by Marylee Napier, who filled in briefly for the secretary, Donna Scorse. It was reported that all committees were present with the exception of Bingo. There was a legal quorum.

November minutes were sent to all committees. A motion was made to approve without changes by Jay Etherton with support from Gerry Humphrey.

TREASURER’S REPORT: MARILYN SCHOPPENHORST
Ending balance as of December 31, 2018 was: $24,524.08. The balance reflects expenses of: $152,100.21. Motion to accept Treasurer’s report by Shirley Kabet with support from Sue Vollmuth.

TANGLEWOOD’S COMMUNITY MANAGER REPORT: TAMMY MARTIN
Community Manager, Tammy Martin, stated the first projects to be looked at for 2019 is the replacement of one A/C unit in the Club House. As we proceed into the new year she will keep TMAC apprised of new projects.

TANGLEWOOD’S ACTIVITY DIRECTOR’S REPORT: BILLIE PIMENTAL-LOPEZ
Billie reminded us that all newsletter entries are due by the 15th of the prior month. A quick review of upcoming events for January was provided. February is Resident Appreciation month.

An overview of the Resident Appreciation activities was provided with emphasis on making sure that your badges are worn. More information will be forthcoming as the dates get closer.

Carnations will be given out on Valentine’s Day. Stop by the office to pick up yours while the supplies last.

COMPUTER CLUB:
Topic for January is “Chromebook 101 Class”. The Maintenance Committee’s meeting for January was cancelled due to the Showcase. Next meeting is scheduled for February 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room.

GLASS SHOP:
In 2018 the glass shop split from the wood shop. It was a positive change. New by-laws have been written and approved by the committee. Various new projects have been undertaken successfully. New members continue to show an interest. 2019 will be an exciting year.

WELCOME COMMITTEE:
Sue Vollmuth and Mary Lee Cipriano will be stepping down from their positions respectively as Chair and Secretary. First time Rv’ers are being called upon and the feedback is very positive. The Outback is also being recognized by the Welcome Committee with enthusiasm.

SHUFFLEBOARD:
Play time is scheduled Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. In December an in -park tournament was undertaken with 16 Tanglewood players participating. Winning three games was Pat Parks, followed by Bill Menheere and Bob Kennedy. Jan Kennedy took fourth place. A great time was had by all.

Whisper Lake came to Tanglewood for a tournament on January 4th. Twenty-eight games were play with Tanglewood taking 14 out of the 28.

MONDAY MORNING COFFEE:
We are going through more than twenty dozen doughnuts. Will increase to twenty-two dozen. Currently 600 cups of coffee are being poured. Dunkin Donuts seems to be the preference of “sweets” by the residents.

TECH COMMITTEE:
New microphones have been purchased and received. Installation is being worked on. Quotes are being taken for the replacement of the DVD player.

DIVERSIONS:
Seven’s Card game continues to be well attended. We are preparing for the Chili Cook Off and Spelling Bee.

TENNIS:
Current play time is Monday through Friday at 9:00 a.m. Ladies day is Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

As a reminder we don’t play if the temperature is below 50 degrees. All residents are invited to participate. Racquets and balls are available as well as lessons. Next meeting is February 14th at 9:00 a.m. at court side.

GENEALOGY CLUB:
The Family History, Heirlooms and Antiques presentation is scheduled for February 6th in the Community room and Bingo area. A “Family Treemaker” presentation will be forthcoming in April. Make sure to sign up for the TMAC elections.

TRIPS AND TRAVEL:
The Strawberry Festival is a “go” and the “Space Center” is sold out. Upcoming cruises are on track.

Shows at the college are sold out. Final stages are being completed for the Singapore and Dubai trip with a total of 22 signed up. The Hawaii cruise is moving along and the next January cruise is showing interest.

DECORATING:
Arrangements were changed out in the lobby. Arrangements were made for Memorial Services. Arrangements were also made for the Potluck and Special Meals. We will soon be working on arrangements for the Twisted Tea party and the 50th Anniversary party.

WATER VOLLEYBALL:
Play continues; weather permitting. New players are always welcome (and pressure continues on the TMAC secretary to join). 😊 Elections are coming up soon so make sure you sign up on the sheet located on the credenza. This is a must to vote for your officers.

TWRTIMES:
A high number of hits continue to be tracked. Make sure that the State Party representatives get in their information for publication. A new video camera and tripod have been purchased so that action video clips can be seen on TWRTimes.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
The 2019 showcase began on January 11th and it was a success. Events are scheduled for January, February, March and April. Individual tickets are $15.00 each.

DANCE COMMITTEE:
349 tickets were sold for the New Year’s gala. Wendy and Dennis did a great job of entertaining us. 2019 scheduled is located on the credenza. 2020 dance schedule has been reserved. LED programmable spotlights have been purchased. The tech committee has been granted use of these to assist them in their special lighting needs.

OLD BUSINESS:
John McKinney stated that the By-laws are separate documents. The Rules and Regulations are separate documents. The Addendum is also separate. The TMAC Committee has now become the TMAC Board. Every committee will be given copies of the By-laws and a copy will be posted in the Club House. A kitchen committee should be formed to review the kitchen operating rules. Motion to accept the By-laws made by Jay Etherton with support from Shirley Kabet.

Bruce Eberly spoke to his thoughts on several issues. The ship container was dropped off by the previous park owner and now belongs to TMAC. The two storage units located in the Activity area need to be cleaned out. All committees will have an opportunity to look at their contents and take what they feel they can use. All other items will be donated.

Any committee that has a purchase of over $200 must submit a formal request to TMAC for the money. The exception to this is if your committee needs money to run their daily/monthly business.

The repair of the ship storage container was addressed by Bruce and his company proposal for repair was read by Bruce. Steve Batey spoke to getting other quotes on the container repair. An existing committee must oversee this process. This was supported by Jay Etherton. John McKinney made a formal request to receive written bids on the repair of the container. This was supported by Steve Batey. It was also addressed that the Tech Committee will oversee the distribution of the TAG “goods” located in all storage areas. This was supported by Jay Etherton.

Motion to adjourn was made at 4:35 p.m.

NEXT MONTHLY MEETING WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 20, 2019 IN THE CLUB HOUSE.

Respectfully Submitted,

Donna Scorse
TMAC Secretary

If your committee has no report I was not in receipt of your report.

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