Rosemont Early Childhood PTA
General Meeting
April 15, 2015
CrossFit Deep

The general meeting of the Rosemont Early Childhood PTA was called to order on April 15, 2015 at 10:04 am at CrossFit Deep, by President Melissa Love-Tristan, the Secretary being present.  A quorum was established. The minutes of the March 2015 General Meeting were waived and approved as distributed.

Treasurer's Report: Melissa (in absence of Casey Cox)
Opening Balance (3/26/15) $ 7,884.31. Deposits: $23,365.40.  Disbursements: $961.68.  Ending cash balance (4/14/15): $30,288.03.

Membership Report: Norell Liddell
We have 84 alumni and 290 general members, 374. We have a new corporate sponsor, OakFIT and we will combine the upcoming Urban Acres PizzaPalooza with an Oak Fit Family night, which will include activities for the kids. It will be a fun night.

Programs: Emily Kaczmarczyk
Moms Night Out is April 21st at The Foundry at 7:30pm. Tish Thompson will host the May General/Volunteer Meeting on May 21st. Details to come. A big thanks to CrossFIT Deep for being a RECPTA sponsor and hosting our meeting today. A brief crossfit workout will follow the meeting.

Fundraising Report: Terri Polachek
Our Spring fundraiser  is a two part event on May 1st. It will start at Urban Acres at 5 pm for PizzaPalooza and live music- 50% of proceeds go to RECPTA.. Then OakFIT will host Family Fun Night with kids activities and two movies. Cozy Cottage rescheduled their new location celebration to this Saturday the 18th, with 10% of proceeds going to RECPTA. Make sure to mention you are with RECPTA. Preliminary auction numbers are in and it looks like our net income will be around $14,800. More details to come.

Volunteer Report: Sarah Valdez-Tate
Our Volunteer Appreciation Party will be after our general meeting on May 21st at Tish Thompson’s House.

Communications Report: Melissa (in absence of Brooke Price)
We are constantly updating the RECPTA calendar on the website.  

Community Report: Melissa (in absence of Amy Wallace Cowan)
Clean your Park Day is May 2nd at Kidd Springs. Bring a trash bag to help pick up. We will have snacks and coffee on hand.

Sunshine Report: Ally Newman
We have seven babies due this month and four due in May.

Rosemont Liaison: Venesa Sokolovic
iBike Rosemont is next week - please come support at the school in the mornings if you can. Or there are several locations along the Friday ride to Eno’s to show your support: The Kessler Theater, all along 7th street, and at Eno’s Friday afternoon. Free root beer floats.

Alumni Liaison:
Nothing discussed, nothing to report.

Unfinished Business: Melissa
Nothing discussed, nothing to report.

New Business: Melissa
RECPTA is now participating in AmazonSmile, a new program they offer that donates a small portion of qualifying purchases to your chosen charitable organization. You can designate RECPTA as your charity by going to each time you shop. The new board starts on June 1st. The switchover meeting is May 5th, directly after the May board meeting.

  • April 18th: Cozy Cottage
  • April 20th-24th: iBike Rosemont
  • April 21st MNO: The Foundry
  • May 1st: PizzaPalooza/OakFIT Family Night
  • May 2nd: Clean your Park at Kidd Springs
  • May 5th: Board/Switchover Meeting
  • May 7th: Wine Club at Norell Liddell’s house
  • May 21st: General/Volunteer Appreciation Meeting at Tish Thompson’s
  • May 31st: Last day of 2014-2015 Board
  • June 1st: New Board Starts
Introduction to crossfit and short workout provided by Crossfit Deep coaches Eric and Hannah.  

Meeting adjourned at 10:25 am.