CNBA General Meeting Minutes
January 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.
Colts Neck Library

Anna Appalonia called meeting to order at 8:10 a.m. and welcomed everyone.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Bob Gassaway

CNBA officers introduced themselves

Bob Gassaway made motion to approve December minutes.  Jamie Williams seconded. Motion was passed.

David Sokoler gave Treasurer’s report – CNBA currently has  $2890.32 in Money Market. $4800.74 in PNC Checking Account and $8916.89 in PayPal Account.  Total $16,607.95.  Morion to approve Treasurer’s Report by Rich Yaeger and second by Mike Tormey. Motion passed.

Glen confirmed that the  memorial benches were ordered at a cost of $200 each from Brock’s.  They will be installed near a Flag Pole at Buck’s Mill Park by Al Knifing.

Anna asked about any new businesses in town.  Glen  reported that a vitamin shop is opening in his building and a small office, but he is unsure of the type of business.

The next mailer will go out in February.  Dues must be paid in order for members to be listed.  Information is available on the website.

Carolyn Burtnick announced the winners of the Holiday Window Painting. Capital Paints took first place, Beckers Hardware was second and DeFlaco Realty was third.  Monica was congratulated for doing a great job overseeing this annual event while Jerry Amos and Dan Fenski were thanked for judging.  There will be a ceremony at the high school to award the winning students.

Anna announced that Orlando’s Pizzeria will be hosting the card exchange on Tues. Jan. 21 from 7-9 P.M.  

Mike Tormey reported that there are currently 79 paid members and an invoice will be going out to all unpaid members as a reminder.

Jason Buccino gave an update on the luncheon. He announced that Heritage Sotheby’s Realty will be our platinum sponsor this year. It will be held on Tues. March 25 at Trump National Golf Course at a cost of $45 per person, $400 for a table of 10.  There are 280 seats available and 10 vendor tables at $200 each, but tables can only be purchased by a member. Instead of an ad journal there will be a Gift Bag in which sponsors can put something in at a cost of $100. Recognition of the Platinum sponsor, vendors and gift bag sponsors will be featured on a two sided  brochure, donated by Sue Fitzpatrick as well as a digital ad panel by David Sokoler.  Members can buy their tickets, request seating and become a sponsor for the Gift Bags, on the website using PayPal or credit card.

Added Value, which is awarded every three months, and consists of a $500 check as well as services donated by members, is looking to add new businesses or services. Sue Fitzpatrick was the recipient this month.

The speaker was Rich Yaeger.

All in attendance introduced themselves.

Meeting Adjourned,

Respectfully submitted,

Alison Antenucci, Recording Secretary

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