Members Present: Teresa Glenn, Bob Viscardi, Neil Neubert, Betty Montalbano, Tom Kohli, Msgr. Hubba, Donna Bascomb, Fr. Anthony, Fr. Roy, Mike Petrella
Members Absent: Jim Hunt
Fundraising Committee Members Present: Betty Kern, Judy Rosenberg, Bob Viscardi, Rich Ciero, Carol Winkler
Prayer Reflection: Teresa opened the meeting with a scripture reading & a prayer at 7:34 p.m.
Minutes for August 27, 2018: Betty Montalbano moved to accept the minutes with Bob Viscardi seconding the motion. The council approved the minutes of the August 27, 2018 meeting unanimously and the minutes posted to the Parish Pastoral Council website.
Nightingales Fundraiser: Our final PPC meeting before the event. The majority of the meeting was discussion and final coordination of the concert. As of the meeting, 106 tickets were sold on line at the Showtix4U.com web site, 39 church sales, and 244 tickets distributed which are assumed sold. Donations were also received, approximately $1260. Two full adds were sold at $400 each and a half page add at $250. As of this meeting, we had raised more than enough money to cover costs of the event. The estimated cost of the new Crucifix is $18,000 not including installation.
Details regarding the fundraiser: The Paramus Catholic Auditorium, September 30, 2018 at 3 PM. Sound and lighting technician duties will be performed by Neil & Tom. It was decided to rent wireless microphones ($210 total), which are preferred by the performers. (PC will provide wired microphones as back-ups). Total costs are estimated to be around $4000 excluding marketing & sales material. A $25 admission price is set.
The performers will arrive at 1PM on Sunday for rehearsal & sound checks. All volunteers should also arrive around 1PM. Neil & Tom will arrive at Noon. Betty, Teresa, Betty, Rich, Bob, Carol, and Judy will handle ushering and ticket sales duties. The kids from the ASCPG will sell water at the concert. Teresa will contact PC to coordinate our entry into the building, tables, chairs, dressing areas, etc.
Communications/Website Update: Betty reported the minutes are posted on the website.
Appeal Requests/Solicitations: Donna reported the ASCPG (American Special Children’s Pilgrimage Group) has requested dates to sell raffle tickets to raise money for their annual trip to Lourdes, France. This is an annual request at St. Joes. The council approved the request. Dates will be ironed out with the rectory.
Closing Prayer: Msgr. Hubba led the council with a closing prayer. Meeting adjourned.
Next meeting: October 29, 2018 at 7:30 PM in the rectory basement.