MVLP  LUNCHEON MEETING MINUTES

September 8, 2018

President Gay Uhl opened the meeting by welcoming all to our September luncheon.

She followed by thanking Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for our decorations as well as Jan Di Enno and EJ for the candy. 

The secretary report was read by Mylinda.

The treasurer’s report was read by Deb Adinolfi.

Gay thanked the servers for taking such good care of us.

The winner of the birthday gift card was Cathy Scott.

Gay reviewed the October lunch details.

The winner of the free lunch was Joanne Newman.

Gay thanked all those that completed their committee assignments in August.

o   Chip starters -Karel Titone and Kat Danner

o   Course set-up – Ginny Jackson, Joan Davis, Dar Pittman

o   Course take-down – Marty Fisher and Judy Falewicz

o   Members of the board – Gay Uhl, Pam Smith, Mylinda Guillen, Deb Adinolfi (Deb, is one of those Putters angels who took up a second committee and already received a card), Pat Storey, Sandy Strack, Donna Vargas, Geri Grant, Jeannie Hepner, Ann Cristofani, Jan Arruda, and Myrl Carter Dahlman

Gay went on to share that every month putters that make 4 or more holes in one or win the money hole receive their winnings on their homeowners account.

o   For four holes-in-one:  Annette Moyle and Pat Wells

o   No five holes-in-one last month no winner

o   There were 6 ladies who got the Money Hole:  Ginnie Schoepf, Karel Titone, Maria Miller, Martha Hackworth, Pat Wells TWICE, and Gay Uhl

Cathy Scott awarded 39 sticker to Annette Moyle and Joan Davis.

Our trophy winners were:

o   Road Runner Award (low gross): 38.8 Pat Wells, Kat Danner

o   Lu Ann Garvin Tiger Award (low net): 30.7  JoAnn Evans

o   Hole-in-wonder award: 8 Annette Moyle, Pat Wells

Sandy Cavendar won the gift card drawing.

The winner of the 50/50 was Jan DiEnno. Her winnings were $78.50.

Gay closed the meeting by sharing an inspirational quote: This is the season of back to school.  In honor of the many teachers who helped make us what we are, a quote from Christie McAuliffe, the teacher-astronaut, has always been a favorite of mine – “I touch the future, I teach”.  And thanked all the teachers in our group of putters.

 

Mylinda Guillen

Secretary

 

August 13, 2018

President Gay Uhl opened the meeting by welcoming all to our July luncheon
She followed by thanking Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for our decorations as well as Jan Di Enno and EJ for the candy
The secretary report was read by Mylinda
The treasurer’s report was read by Deb Adinolfi
Gay thanked the servers for taking such good care of us
The winner of the birthday gift card was Jan Talbot as she was the only person attending this month’s luncheon
The winner of the free lunch was Sandy Cavendar
Mary Jo was invited to give us an update on the delivery of the school supplies and check to San Manuel. She shared that Linda Edwards, Pam Smith and herself delivered our $800.00 check along with box tops, and supplies to Julie Del Scott the superintendent
Gay reminded us that school supplies are on sale now and that we may want to buy them now to donate for next year

. Gay share that the nominating committee has filled all the positions for next year’s board except vice president.  She also reminded us that Putters is dependent on its board members and officers to guide the organization.  

Gay thanked all those that completed their committee assignments in July.
o Chip starters:Debbie Elofson and Loretta Edgerton
o Course set-up: Lisa Jensema, Kathy Warren, and Mary Riemersma (
o Course take-down: Bonnie Cook and Sherry Grossman
o Charity Committee:Linda Edwards and Marijo Lewis
o Sunshine Committee: Diane Lunghi
o Photographer:Raye Cobb
o Publicity: Jean Kraus
Gay went on to share that every month putters that make 4 or more holes in one or win the money hole receive their winnings on their homeowners account.
o Winners cards were presented
For four holes-in-one: Sandy Strack
No five holes-in-one last month
Money hole: Annette Moyle, Jean Kraus, Karel Titone, Maria Miller, Mary Riemersma, Melody Branstrom, Sandra Valeton, and Sandy Strack
Gay announced that that is Valerie Zink earned her 39 sticker  
Our trophy winners this July were
o Road Runner Award (low gross): Bonnie Cook, Pam Brown, and Sandy Strack 39
o Lu Ann Garvin Tiger Award (low net):Mary Beth Snyder 37
o Hole-in-wonder award (most holes in one): Bonnie Cook 7
Vickie Strief won the gift card drawing
The winner of the 50/50 was Mylinda Guillen. Her winnings were $71.00
Gay closed the meeting by sharing an inspirational quote. “Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language”.  

Mylinda Guillen

Secretary

 

July 9, 2018

  • President Gay Uhl opened the meeting by welcoming all to our July luncheon
  • She followed by thanking Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for our decorations as well as Jan Di Enno and EJ for the candy
  • The secretary report was read by Mylinda
  • The treasurer’s report was read by Deb Adinolfi
  • Gay thanked the servers for taking such good care of us
  • The July Birthday girls were then recognized. The winner of the gift card drawing was Deb Adinolfi
  • Next on the agenda was the rarity in life drawing “A free lunch”. The winners of the free lunch Deb Adinolfi
  • Gay shared that we are still collecting supplies and money for the teachers in San Manual. As well she shared that Linda Edward and Marijo Lewis will be going up to San Manual on August 6 with the check and the supplies that we have collected.
  • Gay went onto share that the nominating committee has been hard at work and there are candidates for each of the positions except secretary.
  • Gay thanked all those that completed their committee assignments in June
    • Chip starters: Martha Hackworth and Sue Rains
    • Course set-up: Amalia Runkel, Judy Haack, and Maralyn Shirk
    • Course take-down: Jo Ann Ciuciuch with help from Ellen Marano, Pam Smith, and Sandy Strack.
    • Luncheon hostesses: EJ Snearly and Jan Di Enno
    • Luncheon decorations: Ruth Brazill and Ann Steinsvaag
    • Ranchettes: Mary Williams and EJ Snearly
  • Gay went on to share that every month putters that make 4 or more holes in one or win the money hole receive their winnings on their homeowners account.
    • Winners cards were presented
      • Four holes-in-one: Nancy Jewett
      • Money hole: Annette Moyle, Carolyn Johnson TWICE, Lisa Jensema, Mary Cummins, Sandy Bulakowski, and Sue Rains.
  • Gay shared that due to putting being canceled this morning several putters went to the Mesquite Grill to have coffee. Lizzy was the table’s server. Gay felt that many of us know Lizzy and we are aware that she lost her house and truck to a fire several weeks ago. She knew that we would all like an update on how she is doing. Today was her second day back and the community of SaddleBrooke have been very generous.  At that point several people shared some ways to support Lizzy.
    • Go fund me page – https://www.gofundme.com/rebuild-lizzys-home
    • If you don’t want to pay the administration fee to GoFundMe, there is another opportunity to help Lizzy.  Drop off a check at the Mesquite.  Make it out to Frances Gomez.  That is Lizzy’s formal name.
  • Our trophy winners this June
    • Road Runner Award (low gross): Pam Smith 29.2
    • Lu Ann Garvin Tiger Award (low net): Pam Smith0
    • Hole-in-wonder award (most holes in one): Pat Wells 6
  • Deb Adinolfi won the gift card drawing
  • The winner of the 50/50 Deb Adinolfi. Her winnings were $88.00

Gay closed the meeting by sharing a patriotic quote. “Americans are endowed with certain inalienable rights, but if we don’t stick up for them, somebody will come along and un-endow us.”

Mylinda Guillen

Secretary

 

June 11, 2018

President Gay Uhl opened the luncheon by welcoming all to our June LuncheonShe went onto thank Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for our decorations. And to thank Pam Brown and Becky Lima for putting out the candy today.

The Secretary’s Report was read by Mylinda Guillen.

The Treasurer’s Report was read by Deb Adinolfi.

Gay thanked the servers for always taking such good care of us.

The June Birthday girls were then recognized by Gay. The winner of the gift card drawing was Ruth Brazil

Next on the agenda was the rarity in life drawing “A free lunch”. The winners of the free lunch was Jeannie Hepner

Gay invited Mary Jo Lewis to speak about our school supply drive. Mary Jo shared that to date we have collected 469.00. She also encouraged us to donate copy paper, markers or anything a teacher may be able to use in the class room

Gay introduced Linda Edwards. Linda then introduced Barbara McClure. The Executive Director of Impact of Southern Arizona. Our chosen charity for 2018.

  • Barbara thanked us for our $400.00 donation that will be used to support their eye glass program in Oro Valley. She went onto share some details on Impact. Impact provides hundreds of glasses to students in our area. They provide 2 pairs to each student in need. One pair to be taken home and one to be left at school. Impact has also worked with Saddlebrooke Outreach to provide mobile eye testing equipment to the Lyons Club. She also shared that their goal is to break the poverty cycle by impacting the children thru education

Gay shared that the time has come for the nominating committee to begin its work in getting together a slate of next year’s officers and board members. She also noted that Sandy Suwyn needs a partner.  Gay asked if you are willing to take on this assignment, please let Sandy, Pam Smith or herself know. And that it would be much appreciated.  Gay went onto share that this year’s task will be easier than usual. As we have only two positions to fill – secretary and vice-president.

Gay thanked all those that completed their committee assignments in May

 

  • Chip starters: Betty Farrow and Pat Brothers
  • Course set-up: Kathy Rambur, Kathy Struyk, and Vicki Strief
  • Course take-down: Beryl Saner and Maria Miller
  • Moonlight Madness: Lorna Kitchen, Ann Hamm, Marilee Jones,MaryRiermersma, and Sandy Cavendar

 

Gay went on to share that every month putters that make 4 or more holes in one or win the money hole receive their winnings on their homeowners account. But she feels that it would be nice to have something to remind you that you did in fact win. So, going forward Deb will be preparing an envelope for you to take home with that information.

  • Pat wells also noted that when you go to collect those winnings you must say that those winning are on your golf account

Winners cards were presented

  • Four holes-in-one: Deb Adinolfi, Dorie Pipers, Ginnie Schoepf, Judy Haack, Mary Cummins, Marijo Lewis, Sandy Strack
  • Money hole: Becky Lima, Ellen Marano, Ginny Jackson, Judy Haack, Kathy Rambur, Kim Halper, Maria Miller, Mary Riemersma, and Sharon Marchione.

Cathy Scott awarded the 39er stickers to Betty Farrow, Dottie Adams, and Sharon Marchione.

Trophy winners this May

  • Road Runner Award (low gross): Sandy Strack 37.3
  • Lu Ann Garvin Tiger Award (low net): Betty Farrow 29.1
  • Hole-in-wonder award (most holes in one): Deb Adinolfi and Kay Tomaszek tied with 7 each

Deb Adinolfi won the gift card drawing

The winner of the 50/50 raffle was Ann Steinsvaag. Her winnings were $68.00

Gay closed the meeting by sharing a proverb by Sri Lankan “It is the rain that fills the rivers not the dew” as we are all looking forward to the monsoon season

Mylinda Guillen

Secretary

May 14, 2018

The meeting was called to order by President Gay Uhl.  She noted that yesterday was Mother’s Day, and hoped that everyone had a wonderful day.  We are all mothers in some way.

She thanked Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for the decorations. EJ Snearly and Jan DiEnno were also thanked for the candy. And of course, a big ‘thank you’ to our servers who always do an excellent job.

Pam Smith then read the Secretary’s report in Mylinda Guillan’s absence.  Since we didn’t have a meeting in April, Pam also indicated the winners from March.  The Road Runner award…Debbie Elofson – 38, the Tiger award..Debbie Elofson – 25.3, and the Hole-in-Wonder award…Ro Conti – 10.

The Treasurer’s Report was then read by Deb Adinolfi.

This month there were 16 birthday girls….and 7 of them were present.  They stood while we sang the ‘Happy Birthday’ song.  Then the name of the lucky birthday girl was drawn for a gift card….and the winner was Marijo Lewis.

Marijo then took this opportunity to discuss school supplies.  The teachers really appreciate all that we do.   At this time, copy paper and dry erase markers are a priority.  They will always take monetary donations as well, so they can use that money to fill in for other needs.  Marijo indicated that we would try to get our donations to the school in San Manual by the beginning of the school year in the fall.

We then had the drawing for the monthly ‘free lunch’.  The winner this month was Sandy Strack.  Congratulations!

Gay then talked about our next special event…Moonlight Madness, which will be on Sunday, May 27. We will be putting by the light of the full moon (and a little help from glow sticks).  Bring a partner – either a spouse or a friend.  We’ll have dinner, and when it’s dark enough we will putt.  The menu is barbecued chicken breast and hamburgers served with Cheddar and Swiss cheese and condiments, potato salad and coleslaw, and a cookie for dessert.  A bartender will be on hand to serve adult beverages.  There will be a special drink for this event…Red, White & Blue Sangria.  There will also be iced tea, lemonade, and water available.  The cost is $21, and the checks are due in the black box in the Pro Shop no later than 2 pm on Friday, May 18.  Please put your partner’s name on the memo line of your check.

Then EJ Snearly told us about our trip to Saddlebrooke Ranch to putt with the Ranchettes on Wednesday, June 6.  Registration is 9:00 am, putting at 9:30, and lunch will follow in their Bistro.  The menu is grilled sage chicken breast, whole wheat penne pasta salad with goat cheese, dinner roll with butter and dessert (unspecified) with coffee, herbal tea, iced tea, and lemonade.  Attendance is limited to 36, so there may be a lottery.   The cost is $20, and the deadline for checks to be in the black box is Monday, May 21 by 2 pm.

We will carpool from the lot in front of the Bistro.

Each year MVLP donates $400 to a charity…usually a local one.  Linda Edwards discussed the 2 groups that were nominated this year—IMPACT of Southern AZ, and Family First Diaper Bank and Pregnancy Center.  After the presentation, ballots were passed out and everyone voted for their choice.  Our group chose IMPACT to receive our donation this year.  This organization provides eye exams and glasses for students who struggle in class because they can’t see well.

It’s time for the nominating committee to begin its work to assemble a slate of next year’s officers and board members.  At this time there is only one member on this committee (Sandy Suwyn), and she needs a partner.  Please consider joining this committee if you are willing to take on this assignment.  You can contact Gay, Pam, or Sandy if you are interested.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated.

The ladies who completed their committee assignments in April did an outstanding job.  Gift cards were awarded to:

 

Chip Starters:          Marie Nola and Maria Butcher

Course set-up:        Ellen Marano, Mary Cummins, Sandy Bulakowski.  They were willing to set up for the Quail Creek event even though they all weren’t participating.  Thank you ladies!!

Course take-down:  Susan Bodine and Deb Adinolfi

Quail Creek:            Roberta Wisniewski, Kim Halper, Carol Ratza, Pat Wysocki, and Becky Lima     (Pat & Becky received their cards in April)

The award winners for this month are:

 

4 holes-in-one:   Betty Magee, Dar Pittman, Ginny Jackson, and Joanne Newman

5 holes-in-one:   no one this month

Money Hole:       Betty Magee, Ellen Marano, Kay Tomaszek, Lorna Kitchen, Melody Branstrom, Nancy Jewett, Norma McCaleb, Pam Smith, Pat Storey, Sandy Cavendar, Thelma O’Laughlin, and Val Zink

These winnings are posted to your homeowner’s card.  You may spend them for merchandise in the pro shop or the restaurants.  You cannot use them for theater tickets at this time, but they are working on that.  You also cannot use them for range balls, lessons, or green fees.  You do not need to have signing privileges in order to use the winnings posted to your account, but HOA1 residents will need to get an HOA2 card.

Four members scored 39 or better for the first time in April, and will receive their 39 sticker.  They are:

Kat Danner, Maria Miller, Martha Hackworth, and Mary Thomas.

Our trophy winners this month are:

Road Runner Award (low gross):                    Pat Schweighardt       39.3

LuAnn Garvin Tiger Award (low net):              Lorna Kitchen             29.3

Hole-in-Wonder Award (most holes in one)    Betty Magee                 7

None of them could be here today, so we will present them next Monday during announcements.

One name was drawn for a $10 gift card….and the winner was Marilee Jones.

The 50/50 drawing was next.  The lucky winner of $102 was Karel Titone.  She very generously donated half of her winnings to the school supplies fund.  Thank you Karel!!

Gay ended the meeting with a closing word from Robert Henlein.  “Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.”

 

Pam Smith

Acting Secretary

 

April 16, 2018 – We had no regular luncheon due to our Quail Creek Event.

 

March 12, 2018

The meeting was called to order by President Gay Uhl.  She welcomed all to our March St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon and commented how nice it was to see all “wearin’ the green”.  She thanked Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for the table decorations and Jan Di Enno and E.J. Snearly for the bags of candy.  She also thanked the Servers for their excellent job and also getting lunch out right at 12:00.

The meeting continued with Gay reading off the names of the March Birthday Ladies and the two present stood while Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was one of our new members Jan Baker.

Next on the agenda was that rarity in life…..”a free lunch” drawing.  The winner this month was Pat Brothers.

The February Treasurer’s Report was read by Deb Adolfi.

The Minutes of the February Luncheon were read by Ann Cristofani in the absence of the Secretary Mylinda Guillen.

Gay called on Mary Ann Cram to give the final details regarding the upcoming Putter/Sputter event which will be held on March 19th.  There will be a Money Hole so all should bring $1.00 if you wish to participate.  Attire will be pink Putters shirts and black bottoms.  Cash bar will be available and drinks can be purchased using cash or credit cards.

Next up was Roberta Wisniewski to announce the upcoming Quail Creek event scheduled for April 16th.  Cost is $20.00 and the deadline for getting in sign-up checks will be 2:00 on April 2nd.  The menu will be a Birdie (Chicken) sandwich.

Gay continued the meeting with a reminder that we keep our organization running by each putter volunteering for an assignment each year.She then announced the Committee Cards for the month of February as follows:

Chip Starters:  Lorene Buscher and Linda Pryde

Course Set-Up:  Gloria Pielke, Karen Bird and Cathy Scott

Course Take-Down:  Dorie Pipers and Pat Schweighardt

Winners Cards for February followed…

5 Holes in One:  Diane Kirstine

Money Hole:  Maria Miller, Pat Brothers, Jan Talbot and Ginny Jackson

(Cards were previously passed out at this morning’s Putting.)

Gay announced that going forward there will no longer be Gift Cards issued for Winners.  Instead winnings will be posted to the Putters HOA #2 card.  Monies can be spent at the Pro Shop at HOA #2 or the Preserve or used at one of their restaurants.  They cannot be used at the Theater at this time, but that is being worked on.  In addition you cannot use them for range balls, lessons or green fees.    You do not have to have signing privileges in order to use the winnings posted to your account.  HOA #1 residents will need to get a HOA #2 card.

Next up the Monthy Award Winners:

Road Runner (Low Gross)  –  Kat Danner  –  41.3

Lu Ann Garvin Tiger (Low Net)  –  Ginny Jackson –  32.2

Hole-in-Wonder  –  Pam Smith  –  8

One name was drawn for a $10.00 Gift Card and the winner was another new member Joan Davis.

The 50/50 drawing was held and Myrl Carter-Dahman was the lucky winner of $78.00.

Gay finished the meeting with a reminder there will be no regular putting next week, just the Putter/Sputter event.  She thanked all for coming today and closed with the following:  “May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.”

Ann Cristofani

Acting Secretary

 

February 12, 2018

President Gay Url opened the Luncheon by welcoming all to the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Mountian View Ladies Putters:. Gay reviewed the history and shared that we still strive to keep their spirit of camaraderie and fun on the green each week and at our special events.

Gay introduced 2 of the original founding members. Darlene Pitman and Diane Steele.  She also introduced 12 of our past presidents. Dolly Pettet, Sandy Wolfersberger, Mary Baglien, Marijo Lewis, Patty Elliot, Kim Halper, Pat Wysocki, Marcia Munich, Maude Ruffin, Cathy Scott and co-presidents Vicki Strief and Pat Wells.  Pam presented roses to each past president and Gay then invited each to share a few words.  The following spoke: Dolly, Peri, Patty spoke on behalf for Mary Jo and Kim.

Gay noted that the baskets on the past president’s tables were made by Sue Bodine.

A drawing took place for the gifts created by Donna Vargas for the past presidents.  Pat Wysocki and Marcia  Munich won the gifts.

Gay took a moment to thank our servers for today.

Trophy winners for the month of January were announced:

o   RoadRunner (low gross) Pat Wells    39.3

o   LuAnn Garvin Tiger Award (low net) Geri Grant    33.2

o   Hole-in-Wonder (most holes in one) Pat Wells    9

The 2017 Awards were then announced:

o   RoadRunner (low gross for the year) Pat Wells    39.1

o   LuAnn Garvin Tiger award (low net for the year) Ro Conti    35.2

o   Holes-in-Wonder (most holes in one for the year) Ginny Jackson    45

Each year end winner was awarded with a gift of appreciation

Gay gave thanks to Ginnie Schoepf, Betty Magee, JoAnn Evans, and Fira Stout for creating this lovely anniversary celebration.

The February Birthday Girls were then introduced. The winner of the Birthday gift card was Jeannie Hepner.

Gay announced the winner of the free lunch drawing – Ruth Cantalinotto.

The Treasurer’s Report was read by Deb Adinolfi as well as the breakdown the breakdown of the yearly dues.

o   $30 Prize Account

o   $17 Working Capital

o   $23 Holiday Luncheon

The Secretary’s Report was read by Mylinda Guillen.

Mary Ann Cram gave an update on the upcoming Putters Sputter Event.

Gay reminded us all that each of us is required as part of our membership to do one job assignment a year.  When that assignment is completed, we receive a gift card to say thank you for a job well done.

She awarded those that completed their assignment in January:

  • Awards:    Judy Hardy and Andrea Anderson
  • Chip starter:    Ellen Mandes and Ruth Catalinotto
  • Course set up:    Verna Sak, Carol Ratza, and Donna Martin
  • Founder’s Day luncheon:    Ginnie Shoepf, Betty Magee, JoAnn Evans, and Fira Stout.

January winners are:

o   Money Hole: Carol Ratza, Joanne Neuman, Judy Matchett, Mary Cummins, Pat Schweighardt, Raye Cobb, and Pat Wells

o   Four or more holes-in-one: Pat Wells, Ann Cristofani, and Sandy Strack

Cathy Scott gave an update on our 39ers:

o   31 putters joined the ranks last year

o   She also asked that all 39ers stand

The following were the winners of gift cards:

o   HOA1 Cards

  • Candy Cavendar
  • Ruth Catalinotto
  • Mylinda Guillen
  • Dorie Pipers

Starbuck Cards

  • Phyllis Meirerhenry
  • Lisa Jensema
  • Jan DeEnno
  • Betty Farrow

Maria Nola was the winner of the 50/50. Her winnings were a grand total of $147.00.

Gay closed the meeting by sharing the story around each ball placed on the table for each putter.  These balls are meant to represent of all the ladies who founded MVLP. She asked that we take the ball home and make our mark on it. Such as our name or a symbol and then keep it where it will be seen often. So, that when we see it we will remember all those that founded this great organization. And remember that you, just like they were, are fabulous, wonderful putters who love and support the game and each other.

 

January 8, 2018

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Pat Wells who wished everyone a Happy New Year and welcomed all to the first Luncheon in 2018.   She stated that this New Year looks to be a very good year for all  with even the possibility of 9 more holes being cut on our green.  She then read the following quote to get all in the New Year spirit:

“Each New Year we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages.  Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year……..the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.”

Pat thanked Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazil for the lovely table decorations and asked all to give them a big round of applause. She went on to thank the servers for the great job they do and another round of applause was given.

Lunch was served.

The December Treasurer’s Report was read by Joanne Neuman.

The December Luncheon Meeting Minutes were read by Ann Cristofani.

Next up was the introduction of the January birthday ladies.  They were asked to stand and Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Pam Brown.

Pat then announced the Free Lunch drawing and Kathy Rambur was the lucky winner.

For the business part of the meeting Pat reminded all that our Annual Registration Meeting will be held in the MV Ballroom on Friday, January 19th at 9:00 for returning members and 8:20 for any new members or members who have not yet received their orientation.  At the meeting the new Board will be introduced and we will say goodbye to the outgoing Board Members.  Dues will remain at $70 and separate checks are required for dues and any shirt or name tag orders.  She asked that all be thinking of the committee assignment they will be signing up for 2018.  At Registration, descriptions of the committees and job assignments will be provided including the first meeting date. It is good to note these dates on your calendar for future reference as if you sign up you will be required to attend the first meeting and all subsequent meetings.  In addition you can sign up for more than one job but only one gift card will be issued.  If you should put your name in for a 2nd job, please place your name at the bottom of the sheet and write “2nd” next to your name.  All first choice names will be accepted and only if there are openings after that, will you be considered.  And please remember that should you be unable to perform your job, it is your responsibility to find a replacement to take your place.

The Committee and Winner Cards for December were then announced and presented as follows:

Committee:

Chip Starter:   Kathy Berkbigler and Joanne Ciaciuch

Course Setup:    Becky Lima, Pat Doane and Pam Brown

Course Takedown:   Lorene Buscher and Ellen Marano (rec’d previoulsy)

Winners:

Money Hole:  Jane Nelson, Pat Storey and Pam Brown

Four Holes in One:  0

Five Holes in One:  0

Seven Holes in One:  Anne Lytle

It was noted that Winners cards are now HOA #2 Gift cards.

Cathy Scott then came forward to announce the 39er Club members for December.  She stated there have been 31 new ladies added this year including the following:  Vicki Strief, Eileen Snearly, Judy Falewicz and Anne Lytle.

Almost forgetting…. the Monthly Winners for December were announced as follows:

Roadrunner (Low Gross):  Ruth Catalinotto and Sandy Strack – 39.0

Lu Ann Garvin Tiger (Low Net):  Betty Magee – 30.5

Hole in Wonder:  Anne Lytle – 7

Pictures were taken of those present holding their awards.

Pat reminded all that the cost of the lunches will be increasing to $18 in 2018.  The next Luncheon on February 12th is a celebration of our Founder’s and Past Presidents and will also be the 20th Anniversary of MVLP’s.  The luncheon will be held at HOA #1 and your check will need to be in the black box no later than February 5th  by 2:00.

In closing the meeting Pat expressed the hope that all had an enjoyable time today at the first luncheon in 2018 and she ended with the following:

New Years is a time to think about all those people in your life who make life more beautiful………and our wish for you is that each Putter is just that in each other’s life.

Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

December 11, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Pat Wells.  She welcomed all to the annual MVLP Holiday Luncheon and acknowledged how nice everyone looked in their holiday attire.  She announced that Santa’s elves were present to make this a special event and will ensure that everyone goes home with a gift.  In addition the bar is open and serving a special holiday drink called “The Dancing Rudolph” for those so inclined.  She asked all to sit back, relax, enjoy conversation with friends and have a great lunch.

She went on to express a big “Thank You” to the Holiday Committee and asked them to come forward for a round of applause.  The committee consisted of Cathy Scott, Stef Modos, Dar Pittman, Sandy Suywn, Linda Rawitzer, Lisa Jensema and Betty Magee.  The committee worked diligently to make this luncheon special including the festively wrapped gifts and the beautifully decorated tables.

Pat asked the committee to stay to help with the December Birthday drawing.  Those birthday ladies present were asked to stand and Happy Birthday was sung.  The lucky winner this month of the birthday gift card was Mary Beth Snyder.

Next on the agenda was the Free Lunch drawing and Fira Stout will be enjoying a lunch in the future complements of MVLP.

Pat then turned the meeting over to Cathy Scott and her elves for the first gift drawings.  As there were several very special putters to be given away, every 7th name drawn was the winner of a putter.  With bells ringing for each of these drawings the anticipation and fun of winning was increased.  Drawings of gifts continued throughout the meeting with 3 more distributions.  The guests present were also each given a gift thanking them for joining the festivities.

In addition, the committee led the putters in two holiday songs throughout the luncheon including one with very clever lyrics in acknowledgement of a Tucson Christmas.

Pat came back to the podium to extend a hearty thank you to the wait staff.  In addition she announced that the Secretary’s and Treasurer’s reports were not going to be presented today.

After lunch was served the meeting continued with the announcement that at each place setting was the calendar for 2018 with the Committee Choices with dates of first meetings on the back.  Putters were asked to review their personal calendars and be ready to sign up for the committee of their choice at the Annual Meeting on Friday January 19th.  It was noted that the first meetings for Quail Creek and Putter Sputter will be held in the first two weeks after the Annual Meeting.

An additional announcement was made to remember to redeem any Winners Cards before December 28th.  Going forward a Gift Card will be issued instead of a Winners Card for multiple holes-in-one and the Money Hole and they will be redeemable at HOA #2 restaurants or the two pro shops.

The Committee Cards for November were then presented as follows:

Chip Starter:  Carol Thompson, and Maude Ruffin

Course Setup:  Mary Riemersma, Sharon Walker, Lorna Kitchen & Fira Stout (already received in May)

Course Takedown:  Dorothy Anderson and Mylinda Guillen

Publicity:  Jean Krause and Nancy Neff

Holiday Luncheon:  Darlene Pitman, Betty Magee, Linda Rawitzer and Sandy Suwyn (previously received:  Stef Modos, Cathy Scott and Lisa Jensema)

The Winners Cards for November were announced as follows:

Money Hole:  Ann Steinsvaag, Dorie Pipers, Judy Hendricks, Marla Butcher, Pat Wells ($20) and Vicki Strief

4 Holes in One:  Becky Lima, Pam Brown, Roberta Wisniewski and Sandy Bulakowski

5 Holes in One:  none

Cathy Scott then read off all the names of the Putters who received a 39er Sticker in 2017.  She presented one new sticker to Becky Lima.

MONTHY WINNERS:

Pat started to announce the Monthly Winners when she was interrupted by Vice President Gay Uhl with the statement that there was a mistake on the names given to Pat.  Turns out Pat was won of the winners and the ruse was used so she would be surprised.  It worked!!

Roadrunner ( Low Gross):  Pat Wells  37.5

Tiger of the Month (Low Net):  Sandy Bulakowski  33.1

Hole in Wonder:  Roberta Wisniewski and Pam Brown  7

The 50/25/25 drawing was next on the agenda with $122 each going to two lucky winners.

A final announcement was made that as a reminder the cost of the monthly luncheons will be going up to $18 for 2018 with the exception of the January luncheon which will remain at $17 as it is being held at HOA #2.  Checks are due by 2:00 on January 1st.

The lucky Putters listed below were the recipients of the special putters this year:

Ann Steinsvaag

Donna Martin

EJ Snearly

Nancy Jewett

Carie Scalzo

Carol Ratza

Kathy Davis

Mary Beth Snyder

Kay McCord

Judy Falewicz

Dar Pitman

Kathy Birkbigler

Joanne Neuman

Maralyn Shirk

Gay Uhl

Pat closed the meeting with well wishes from the entire MVLP Board for a happy holiday season and a joyful New Year for all.

The Holiday Committee led one last song to wish all a very Merry Christmas.

Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

NOVEMBER 13, 2017

The November MVLP meeting and luncheon were called to order by Pat Wells, Co-President.  All were welcomed and a big thank you was given to our luncheon hostesses, Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook who had placed some special chocolates on the tables today.  Another thank you was offered to Ruth Brazill and Ann Steinsvaag for the lovely fall decorations on the tables. Last but not least an additional thank you was offered to our Chip Starters and Course Set Up crew for a job well done this beautiful fall morning.

We were reminded to sign up for the Christmas Luncheon which is on December 11th as soon as possible. The list is available at the luncheon today.  We need to have either a yes or no response to be able to plan appropriately.  You also have to make a menu selection at the time of sign up.

Pat advised us that we were informed by HOA 1 that the cost of the luncheons will be increasing to $18.00 in 2018.  This is an across-the-board raise in the price for all golf groups.

The November birthday girls were honored by our rendition of “Happy Birthday Putters”.  Pat Storey won a gift card from the birthday drawing.

The free lunch drawing was done next with Betty McGee being the winner.  She was presented with a certificate for the same.

Joanne Neuman read the October’s Treasurer’s report and it was approved by Vicki Strief and seconded by Carolyn Johnson. In Ann Cristofani’s absence the October secretary’s report was not read at this time.

Pat gave us a reminder to redeem your Winnings Cards as soon as possible.  All cards in the future will be the Gift Cards only which can be used in either the restaurants or the Pro Shop.

Gift cards were then distributed to our members for their work in October as chip starters, course set up/take down and serving on the Putter Partners committee.  Winner gift cards were also presented for Money hole and 4 Hole in Ones.

Cathy Scott was pleased to announce the new “39-er” stickers to Becky Lima, Carol Thompson, Jeannie Hepner, Jo Ann Evans and Karel Titone.  Congratulations to them all.

Monthly Trophy Winners were announced and they were Roadrunner (low gross) Kathy Berkbigler 36.7, Tiger of the Month (low net) Kathy Berkbigler 26.7 and Hole in Wonder (most holes in one) Ginny Jackson and Marcia Munich with 11 each.

Vicki Strief co-president announced the slate of officers for the coming year.  She also noted that Joyce Morrison had to resign her post as Member-at-Large as she is moving to California. Myrl Dahman who was scheduled to take her position next year has graciously agreed to begin her duties now.

The 50/50 drawing was presented.  The total amount purchased was $176 so $88 was presented to the lucky winner, Cathy Scott.

Pat wished us all a Happy Thanksgiving and the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Jeannie Hepner

Secretary, Pro tem

 

October 9, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Vicki Strief.  She welcomed all to the great Saddlebrooke outdoors as the group assembled on the patio of the Roadrunner Grill.  After wishing all a Happy Columbus Day and Happy Indigenous Peoples Day, in staying neutral she quoted Mr. Rogers by “welcoming everyone to the neighborhood”.  She stated it was good to see some of the Snowbirds have already returned and especially that our Past President Kim Halper was in attendance.  She acknowledged that all are looking forward to the resumption of putting next Monday the 16th at our winter hours of 9:30.

Vicki announced that the existing Pro Shop is being remodeled into a meeting room and is temporarily moved to the old exercise room.  Access will be by the exterior door only off the parking lot.  All of our supplies will be housed there and prior to October 16th it will be confirmed that they are available for our use as they should be.

A big Thank You was extended to Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook, our Luncheon Hostesses, for the yummy candy found on all the tables and to Ruth Brazill and Ann Steinsvaag for the lovely table decorations.

It was announced that Sandy Bulakowski needs a partner for the Putter Partners event and to see Pat Wells if you can fill in.

Further announcements were made as follows:

–  Remember that during our winter months, the doors to the Dining Room open at 11:30, the meeting at 12:00 and lunch served at 12:15.  Special event attire will be black slacks with our pink shirts and jackets.

–  The opening of the golf course has been postponed by one day to October 11th.

–  Board Member, Joyce Morrison, will be moving out of state soon and is resigning from the board.  She will assist as she can making an easy transition to the new Board Member taking her place.

–  Roberta Wisniewski announced that today is the last day to get checks in for the Putter Partner Event.  She reviewed the particulars and reminded all that the information is available on the website.

The meeting continued with the reading of the October Birthdays and Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Lisa Jensema.

Next up was the drawing for that elusive “Free Lunch” everyone is always looking for and the lucky winner was Maralyn Shirk (again).

Continuing with the meeting the September’s Treasurer’s Report was read by Joanne Neuman.

The Minutes of the September Luncheon Meeting were read by Ann Cristofani.

The BBQ’d hamburger buffet lunch was then served.

After lunch, Vicki called on Sandy Strack to give an overview of the meeting she, Vicki and Gay attended with golf course management.

–  A target date of January 1, 2018 has been set for transition, but all necessary contracts have not yet been signed.  A Pro has been selected, but formal job offers cannot yet be made.  There will be several new people hired and training will be needed, so patience will be required as things get up and running.

–  Since no new merchandise is being stocked at the Pro Shops it is suggested that all MVLP’s use their Winner’s Cards (or funds on deposit) as soon as possible at either Mountain View or the Preserve.  They will possibly take special orders however if they do not have size, etc. in stock.  Be sure to check if you have any funds remaining in your “house account”.  All funds must be used by 12-31-17.

–  MVLP will not be charged any Green’s Fees for the rest of the year.  We will continue to issue Prizes, but they will be able to be used for food and will not be restricted to just the Pro Shop.  Going forward, when the HOA owns the golf courses, prizes will be able to be used all around the community.

–  The money already budgeted for Green’s Fees will go back to the membership through gift cards or door prizes at the Holiday Luncheon.

–  The new Pro Shop will be smaller and built on the lawn by the Mesquite Grill. Not sure at this time how our supplies will be stored or where the Black Box will be permanently placed.

–  Have asked again about cutting 18 holes and advised this will be up to the new Pro.

Next on the agenda was the presentation of the slate of officers for the 2018 Board.  The nominating committee of Sandy Cavendar and Ann Hamm were thanked for their great work this year.  The following ladies were asked to stand as their names were called:

Gay Uhl                               President

Pam Smith                          Vice President

Mylinda Guillen                 Secretary (not in attendance)

Deb Adinolfi                       Treasurer

Pat Storey                            Web Master and Statistician

Sandy Strack                       Membership

Jeannie Hepner                  Special Events Coordinator

Donna Vargas                     Event Advisor (not in attendance)

Geri Grant                           Event Advisor

Ann Cristofani                    Member at Large – Scorecards

Jan Arruda                           Member at Large – Job Assignments

Myrl Carter Dahman          Member at Large – Monday Morning Assignmts.

Retiring Co-Presidents Vicki Strief and Pat Wells, who will remain on the Board in an advisory capacity.

Kim Halper made a motion to accept the slate as presented.  Linda Pryde seconded the motion, a vote was taken and the motion carried.  Vicki then asked for all to come forward for a group photo.  A round of applause was given to the new 2018 Board.

The Committee Cards* for September were presented as follows:

Nominating Committee:  Ann Hamm and Sandy Cavendar

Photographers:  Raye Cobb and Linda Gallimore

  • Chip Starter, Course Set-Up and Course Take Down will be presented in November for the months of September and October combined.

The Winners for September were announced as follows:

Money Hole:  Donna Vargas, Judy Hendricks and Raye Cobb

4 Holes in One:  Becky Lima and Raye Cobb

5 Holes in One:  none

Names were drawn for 3 lucky winners of $10.00 Gift Cards:  Marcia Munich, Pat Wells and Sandy Strack

MONTHY WINNERS:

Will be combined for September and October and presented at the November Luncheon.

Names were drawn for 3 $10.00 Gift Cards with the following winners:  Carolyn Johnson, Mary Beth Snyder and Gay Uhl.

Last but not least the 50/50 drawing was held with the lucky winner of $80.00 bring Martha Chilton.

Vicki announced the next luncheon will be held on November 13th upstairs here at HOA #1.  Checks for $17.00 are due by November 6th.  She stated the Holiday Luncheon sign-in sheet will be available starting October 16th for all to sign yea or nay and make a menu choice.

She then thanked all for coming and enjoying the beautiful day out on the patio and closed the meeting with another quote by our favorite TV personality, Mr. Rogers.

Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

September  11, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Pat Wells.  She acknowledged it was a beautiful morning on the Green, albeit a little warm at times, and a shame it is our last putting until we return on October 16th after Overseeding.  She restated that the course will close on September 18th and remain closed through October 9th.  Our October Luncheon will be held on the 9th as scheduled although there will be no putting that day.  $17 checks are due by October 2nd and can be placed in the black box which will remain in the Pro Shop until September 17th, and then will be at the home of Joanne Neuman.  Her address is 62674 E. Oakwood Dr. and the box will be in her front courtyard.

A big Thank You was extended to Ruth Brazill and Ann Steinsvaag for the lovely table decorations and to Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook for the yummy candy found on all the tables.  In addition Pat thanked the course set up ladies, Lisa Jensema, Kay McCord and Martha Chilton for a great setup this morning and Cathy Scott for her continued assistance to this sometimes daunting effort.

The meeting continued with the reading of the September Birthdays and Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Carolyn Johnson.

Next up was the drawing for that elusive “Free Lunch” everyone is always looking for and the lucky winner was Maralyn Shirk.

As lunch was being served the wait staff was thanked and given a round of applause to show our appreciation for all they do.

After lunch the August Treasurer’s Report was read by Joanne Neuman.

The Minutes of the August Luncheon Meeting were read by Ann Cristofani.  Ann thanked Pat Wells for doing an excellent job stepping in for her during her absence in August.

Next on the agenda was the announcement that the next special event would be Putter Partners to be held on October 18th.  Committee Chair Roberta Wisniewski came forward to give more details and encouraged all to attend this fun event open to all Putters and a partner; a spouse, partner, neighbor, friend or another Putter.  The cost will be $21 per person for dinner and putting with the deadline of October 9th.  She asked that your check reflect the name of the “partner” you will be putting with.

Treasurer Joanne Neuman was called on to explain the new procedures being adopted by the Mountainview Pro Shop regarding gift cards.  For the rest of the year they will no longer be issuing Winners Cards, but instead will keep a tally of who has earned one and a running total of how much.  This information will be available at the counter.

The Committee Cards for August were presented as follows:

Chip Starter:  Karel Titone and Tina Wolf.  (Deb Elofson received previously.)

Course Setup:  Ginny Jackson.  (Deb Adinolfi received previously.)

Course Takedown:  Kathy Rambur.  (Jan Arruda recieved previously.)

Luncheon Candy:  Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook.

Board Members:  Ann Cristofani, Carolyn Johnson, Gay Uhl, Jan Talbot, Joanne Neuman, Joyce Morrison, Maralyn Shirk, Mary Beth Snyder, Melody Branstrom, Pat Wells, Sandy Strack and Stef Modos.  (Pat Storey, Vicki Strief and Cathy Scott received previously.)

The Winners for August were announced as follows:

Money Hole:  Mylinda Guillen, Raye Cobb and Tina Wolf

4 Holes in One:  Betty Magee

5 Holes in One:  Pat Storey

39er Club stickers for August were won by the following:  Carol Thompson, Deb Adinolfi, Jeannie Hepner, Jo Ann Evans, Karol Titone, Kay McCord, Linda Pomeroy, Mary Cummins, Mary Riemersma and Tina Wolf.  Those present were given their stickers.

MONTHY WINNERS FOR AUGUST:

Roadrunner ( Low Gross)  –  Raye Cobb  36.8

Tiger Award (Low Net) –  Fira Stout  28.4

Hole in Wonder – Gay Uhl, Pat Story and Raye Cobb  6

Names were drawn for 3 $10.00 Gift Cards with the following winners:  Carolyn Johnson, Mary Beth Snyder and Gay Uhl.

A question was asked regarding the putting and luncheon times starting in October and a clarification has been made that Fall/Winter hours will begin then.  For the October 9th Luncheon the doors will open at  11:30 with the meeting/lunch starting at 12:00.  As a side note, the luncheon will be held on the Roadrunner Patio that day.  When putting resumes on October 16th, the announcements will start at 9:30 with putting immediately after.

As a last item of business the 50/50 drawing was held with the lucky winner of $82.00 being Ruth Brazill.

Pat closed the meeting thanking all who attended and left us with a few kind words……..”Sometimes it is better to be kind than to be right.  We do not need an intelligent mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listens.”

Submitted by:  Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

AUGUST 14, 2017

Meeting was called to order by Co-President Vicki Strief who welcomed the Ranchettes to our Luncheon. Vicki told them it was a treat to have 25 Ranchettes joining us today for a casual Putting and Lunch. Vicki then said a special “thank you” to Cathy Scott and Nancy Galant of the Ranchettes for putting this event together. Vicki called their President Nancy Galant up to the podium to say her greeting to the MV Putters. Nancy told us she is looking at dates for next year for the MV Putters to come to the Ranch and will let us know after consulting with her Board. Thank You’s were then extended to both Ann Steinsvaag and Ruth Brazill for creating the table decorations and Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook for providing the sweets on our tables. A special “thank you” was said by Vicki to the Chip Starters of today: Debbie Elofson, Tina Wolf and Karel Titone for doing such a good job this morning.  Vicki also congratulated Cathy Scott and Deb Adinolfi on such a great setup on the course.

Birthday Girls: The names of 5 Putters with Birthdays in August were called and asked to stand and Vicki also asked for any Ranchettes who were celebrating birthdays in August to stand while we sang Happy Birthday to them all. A drawing then took place for a special gift card for one of the Birthday Girls. Mary Williams was the winner of the Birthday card.

Free Lunch: Although Vicki reminded us that there is no such thing as a free lunch, she then held a drawing for just such a free lunch and Melody Branstrom was the lucky winner.

Treasurer’s Report: Joanne Neuman read the monthly Treasurer’s Report.

Secretary’s Report: In the absence of Ann Cristofani, Co-President Pat Wells read the Minutes of the July 10th Luncheon Meeting.

Vicki then told the membership that solicitation of funds for Teachers’ School Supplies was ending today at the Luncheon. It looks like we will have over $500 for the 1st Avenue Elementary School in San Manuel because of this year’s generous donations by Putters.

Cathy Scott was called up to give an update on the approximately 6 MV gift cards that are not being recognized by the computer system at MV. Cathy advised that Cookie of the Pro Shop said the situation should be resolved by next week but she will keep Cathy advised when the North Star System is up & running.

Vicki then informed the membership that the slate of officers for the 2018 Board has been completed and she thanked both Sandy Cavender and Ann Hamm for doing such a good job of filling the slate.

At this time, Vicki announced a stop in the Meeting while lunch was served and enjoyed, and she asked for a round of applause for the wait staff when they came out because they always do such a good job of serving us.

COMMITTEE CARDS FOR JUNE/JULY: A total of 7 cards were given out to Putters who had completed their jobs during these months. The Putters who did the jobs of Chip Starter, Course Setup and Course Takedown were each given their gift card for completing their respective jobs during this time. Winners Cards were also awarded for Money Hole and 4 Holes-in-One during June/July.                         

 39er’s Sticker Winners for June/July: Cathy Scott awarded a new 39er Sticker to Carrie Scalzo. Cathy told us that of our 121 members, 65 have been awarded the 39er Sticker to date.

A drawing for 3 extra Gift Cards then took place and the winners were: Deb Adinolfi, Cathy Scott, and Diane Lunghi.

Monthly Award Winners:

Vicki explained, because June only had one Monday where scores could be recorded, the June scores were combined with July for award purposes. Following are the winners of the June/July awards:

RoadRunner (Low Gross) was awarded to Pam Smith

Tiger of the Month (Low Net) was awarded to Pam Smith

Hole-in-Wonder (most Holes-in-One) was awarded to Ginny Jackson

Vicki asked the winners to go over by the flags where Raye Cobb could take their pictures.

50/25/25 Drawing:

Pat Wells took a box holding ticket stubs for the 50/25/25 drawing out into the audience where she asked Ranchettes to help by drawing the winning tickets. The winning tickets were held by Jan Di Enno and Mary Thomas each receiving a total of $73 dollars.

Vicki closed the Luncheon by again thanking the Ranchettes for joining us on the Green and sharing in our luncheon today saying it was great fun having them join us for a casual gathering. She mentioned that at our next Putting on August 21st we will be experiencing the Total Eclipse at exactly the time we will all be out on the Green. Vicki wished all a great afternoon and evening, Putters and Ranchettes both!

Submitted by Co-President Pat Wells for Ann Cristofani, Secretary

 

July 10, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Vicki Strief with a big welcome to all the MVLP’s and the visiting Niners.  She acknowledged how great everyone looked in RED WHITE and BlUE in celebration of Independence Day aka July 4th.  As recognition of the holiday she asked all those who have immediate family members serving in the military to stand and asked each to say who and where stationed.  A round of applause was extended to all those that are putting their lives on the line for the freedoms we enjoy.

Vicki then recognized that MVLP recently had to survive the uncommon dual absence of two key board members, Sandy Strack and Joanne Neuman.  She was happy to see them both back and thanked Carolyn Johnson for stepping in and assisting during their absence.  She then acknowledged another invaluable member of the putter board, Stef Modos, was back with us today.   Stef is a Past President, currently serving on the Board and is always willing to assist in any way she can.

A Thank You was extended to Ann Stiensvaag and Ruth Brazill for the patriotic table decorations and to the Luncheon Hostesses, Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook for the delicious sweets.

The meeting continued with Vicki reading the names of the July Birthday Ladies present and asked any Niners who also had a July birthday to stand and Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Mary Ann Cram.

In keeping with the tradition of the possibility of an occasional “Free Lunch” at Putters, Ann Cristofani’s name was drawn as the July winner.

The wait staff was then thanked and a round of applause was given to show our appreciation for all they do.

The June Treasurer’s Report was read by Joanne Neuman.

The Minutes of the June Luncheon Meeting were read by Ann Cristofani.

An announcement was made regarding the new policy concerning cancellations due to heat.  Weather forecasts will be consulted late Sunday afternoon and a decision will be made as to whether putting will be cancelled the following day.  A cancellation notice will then be sent as a NewsBlast and it will also appear on the website Sunday evening.  Cancellations for rain will be determined at 7:00 Monday morning and will be sent through a NewsBlast and also posted on the website.  Vicki extended her hope that no more putting will be cancelled this year due to heat.

Vicki then asked Jeannie Hepner to step to the podium and she arrived wearing a hat decorated with many well-known items.  The group was asked if they could figure out what the items represented and Roberta Wisniewski correctly guessed the items were School Supplies.  Jeannie went on to explain how each year MVLP donate funds to the San Manuel School District for much needed supplies and she wanted to bring this worthwhile cause to everyone’s attention.  Donations can be put in the yellow box that is available at Monday putting and at luncheons.  She then modeled her special hat throughout the room and was surprised and pleased when many dollar bills were tucked into the head band.

Lunch was then served.

The Committee Cards for June were presented as follows:

Chip Starter:  Linda Edwards (already received)

Course Setup:  Cathy Scott, Kathy Warren, Vicki Strief, Sue Rains (already received)

Course Takedown:  Dianne Barnard, Linda Pomeroy

Table Decorations:  Ann Steinsvaag, Ruth Brazill

The Winners Cards for June were presented as follows:

Money Hole:  Carolyn Johnson, Kathy Warren (added to card)

4 Holes in One:  None

5 Holes in One:  None

There were no 39er Club stickers for June.

Vicki announced that as there was only one putting session in June where the scores counted, that they would be added to the July scores and awards presented in August.  No Monthly Winners will be given out today.  This will be the same thing done in September and October when the course is closed for over-seeding.

Names were drawn for 3 $10.00 Gift Cards with the following winners:  Mryl Carter Dahman, Joyce Morrison and Pat Wells.

Vicki announced that board members are still needed for 2018 and thanked those that have stepped up and agreed to serve.  Open positions are Treasurer, Event Advisors and Members at Large.  All position descriptions are on the website and if anyone is interested they can contact the Nominating Committee of Sandy Cavender or Ann Hamm, or talk to any current Board Member.

Vicki mentioned that there were still issues with gift cards from HOA #2 that were given out earlier this year.  Cathy Scott is attempting to get some resolution to this issue and will advise if and when there is a solution to the problem.

Linda Rouse, Co-President of the Niners thanked MVLP for inviting their group to join us today.  They all had a great time putting and enjoyed the luncheon.

Vicki closed the meeting with another thanks to the Niners attending .  She announced the next luncheon will be August 14th when we will be hosting the Ranchettes for another informal fun day of putting.  With the monsoons coming…..stay cool!

Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

June 12, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Vicki Strief with a big ALOHA!  She welcomed all to the Goofy Golf Luncheon and thanked the committee of Kathy Struyk, Deb Adinolfi and Pat Wysocki for a great job with today’s event.  A special mention was also made of Melody Branstrom and Stef Modos, who helped the committee.  It was a fun event and Vicki noted how nice everyone looked in their Hawaiian attire.  A thank you was also extended to Ann Stiensvaag and Ruth Brazill for the table decorations and to the great wait staff here at HOA #1.

The meeting continued with Vicki reading the names of the June Birthday Ladies and those present stood while Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Sandy Bulakowski.

In keeping with the tradition of the possibility of a “Free Lunch” at Putters on occasion, Raye Cobb’s name was drawn as the June winner.

The May Treasurer’s Report was read by Ann Cristofani in Joanne Neuman’s absence.

The Minutes of the May Luncheon were also read by Ann Cristofani.

Vicki then called up the Goofy Golf Committee who had some special prizes direct from Hawaii for some in attendance.  The lucky ladies were Ruth Brazill, Sandy Cavender, Maralyn Shirk, Pat Wells, Toni Vaaler, Sandy Bulakowski and Mary Ann Cram.

Vicki then reviewed the standing rules for bringing guests to special event such as Moonlight Madness.  Although guests are welcome, all available slots will be filled by MVLP if possible, before guests can be included.

An announcement was also made that the Nominating Committee of Sandy Cavender and Ann Hamm are starting to look for ladies willing to serve on the 2018 Board.  There are several positions open and Vicki briefly described the responsibilities of each position.  In addition more detailed descriptions are on the website.  If interested contact one of the Nominating Committee ladies or any current Board Member.

Lunch was then served.

The Committee Cards for May were presented as follows:

Chip Starter:  Lee Vucovich, Mryl Carter Dahmen

Course Setup:  Sandy Bulakowski, Jo Ann Evans, Sue Rains

Course Takedown:  Diane Kirstine, Lorna Kitchen (already received)

Quail Creek:  Ginnie Schoephf, Janet Parker

Charity Committee:  Jeannie Hepner, Linda Edwards

The Winners Cards for May were presented as follows:

Money Hole:  Ann Cristofani, Jean Krause, Mary Beth Snyder, Nancy Jewett and Pat Wells.  Money was also put on cards for Gay Uhl, Judy Matchett and Kathy Birkbigler

4 Holes in One:  Diane Kirstine and Mylinda Guillen.

Money was also put on cards for Carie Scalzo, Raye Cobb, Gay Uhl, Judy Matchett and Kay Tomaszek.

Cathy Scott presented the 39er Stickers for May as follows:

Carie Scalzo 37, Marla Butcher 36, Diane Lunghi 38 and Sandy Cavender 39.

Names were drawn for three $10.00 Gift Cards with the following winners:  Marcia Munich, Karen Stott and Geri Grant.

Monthly Award Winners for were announced as follows:

Roadrunner (Low Gross):  Pat Wells –  39.4

Tiger Award (Low Net):  Lorna Kitchen – 29.4

Hole in Wonder :  Diane Kirstine – 12

The trophy was presented to Pat Wells as she was the only one present and a picture was taken.

Last but not least the 50/50 Raffle was held and Sandy Cavender was the lucky winner of $48.00

Vicki announced that our next meeting will be July 10th when the ladies of the Niners will be joining us for an informal event of getting together for putting and lunch.  She asked all to wear Red, White and Blue that day in celebration of July 4th.

The meeting was closed with an appropriate Hawaiian farewell of MAHALO and a big thank you to all the ladies who make MVLP so special.

Ann Cristofani

Secretary

 

May 15, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Co-President Vicki Strief.  She welcomed all attending and asked for a big Thank You to Ann Stiensvaag and Ruth Brazill for the table decorations and Sherry Grossman and Bonnie Cook for the yummy sweets.  In addition she extended a Thank You to Raye Cobb’s husband for fixing the lock on the Putters drawer in the Pro Shop.

The meeting continued with Pat Wells reading the names of the May Birthday Ladies and those present stood while Happy Birthday was sung.  The winner of the Birthday gift card was Sherry Grossman.

Pat then reminded all that there IS such a thing as a “Free Lunch” …… in Putters at least and Sandy Cavender was this month’s winner.

The Treasurer’s Report was read by Joanne Neuman.  She explained the different gift cards that have been given out this year and currently they are all coming from HOA #1.  The Winners Cards are red and have your name printed on them and can only be used at the HOA #2 Pro Shops.

The Minutes of the April Luncheon were read by Ann Cristofani.  She acknowledged and thanked Pat Wells for stepping in for her during that meeting.

Vicki then announced the Charity Committee for this year of Jeannie Hepner and Linda Evans and stated they had made presentations to the Board for the recipient of this years donation.  Linda was unable to attend so Vicki reviewed her charity choices of Young Life Capernaum which provides developmentally disabled people ages 14-26 a club environment for fun activities, camping, etc. to help build friendships and confidence.  In addition Linda also chose two charities from last year – Project Linus and USO-Tucson Airport.  Jeannie then presented her choice – Little Hooves, Big Hearts and stated that she had a special affinity for this group as she has two granddaughters that use their services.  The organization uses miniature horses to help children with disabilities as well as visiting with hospital patients and the elderly to provide a unique experience. Two representatives of the charity were present and provided an overview of their work and then showed a video.

Lunch was served and Vicki asked for a round of applause to the great servers for al they do for us.

After temporarily excusing Jeannie and the two representatives of Little Hooves, Big Hearts, Vicki announced that the Board had made the decision to make that charity the recipient of this years $400 donation.  She asked those in attendance for a show of hands stating agreement with this decision and if was confirmed.  Jeannie and the ladies then returned and were presented with our check for $400.

The Committee Cards for April were presented as follows:

Chip Starter:  Jady Haack, Betty Farrow

Course Setup:  Karen Stott, Geri Grant, Pam Smith (already received)

Couse Takedown:  Ro Conti, Pat Storey

Moonlight Madness:  Jan Arruda, Lorna Kitchen,Joyce Sutay, Judy Hendricks, Lynda Pride, Fira Stout

 

The Winners Cards for April were presented as follows:

Money Hole:  Ann Steinsvaag, Janet Parker, Judy Haack, Judy Matchett, Melody Branstrom

4 Holes in One:  Carie Scalzo

Cathy Scott presented the 39er Stickers for April as follows:

Judy Haack, Lynda Pride

Names were drawn for 4 $10.00 Gift Cards with the following winners:  Geri Grant, Pat Wells, Ann Cristofani, Ann Steinsvaag

Monthly Award Winners were announced as follows:

Roadrunner (Low Gross):  Jan Talbot – 40.0

Tiger Award (Low Net):  Lynda Pride – 31.5

Hole in Wonder :  Judy Haack, Pat Storey and Pat Wells – 6

Trophies were presented to those present and pictures were taken.

Vicki announced that Moonlight Madness was a great success in spite of the weather and thanked the committee for a great job and Raye Cobb and Sandy Strack for assisting.  Our next special event will be Goofy Golf on June 12th.  It is a regular putting day with lunch to follow and hoped all will attend in their Hawaiian garb.

Almost forgetting, Vicki then called for the 50/50 Raffle and Ann Steinsvaag was the lucky winner.

Vicki closed the meeting with best wishes to the snowbirds over the summer stating they will be missed.  She then thanked Tammy Mockbee and Amy Armour from Little Hooves, Big Hearts for all their presentation and all the hard work they do with their equine therapy program.  She also gave a big Thank You to all the putters that make our organization so special.

 

Ann Cristofani

Secretary