Jan 7, 2020 Booster Mtg Minutes

East Lake High School Drama Boosters

Boosters Meeting Minutes

January 7, 2020 7pm Guitar Room

Roll Call, Sign In & Minutes from Preceding Meeting - Olivia Lunsway, George Curbelo, Katy Cunningham, Stephanie Laris, Leona Wells, Amanda Long, Jen Lotti, Karen and Craig Guider, Brad Brady, Kim Florio, Isabelle Lunsway


President Olivia Lunsway-Discussion of 2020-2021 Board Members needed. Positions that will be open next year are: President (Olivia), Vice President (Cindy), Secretary (Katy), Fundraising (Kris), Props (Jodi), Publicity (Jen). These roles are currently handled by parents whose child is graduating. MANY openings and needs for more parents to be involved and take over the Boosters. If anyone is interested in any open roles or possibly switching into something someone else has if they move to a different job PLEASE LET OLIVIA LUNSWAY know. Olivia will review the booster position listing. It will need to be publicized to parents, sent out, posted and current members please discuss among other parents to get the word out. Publicize at the shows and possibly a program insert or handout at Madagascar to capture the Freshman parents who aren’t aware and would like to be involved.

Vice President Cindy not at meeting.

Treasurer George Curbelo- reported on deposits and expenditures. George also said Christine will be working on getting a Car Wash Date.

Secretary Katy Cunningham- Keep an eye out for update emails/sign-up genius on Madagascar.

Concessions Leona Wells - Discussion of are we or are we not allowed to sell concessions now with new carpets put in. Katy will email Mrs. Haley and Ms. Florio asking permission. Boosters will provide a pizza/salad lunch for Jan 20 Madagascar Boot Camp. Katy will find out if the Improv show will have an intermission and if Sean (Improv President) and Alyssa (Improv VP) would prefer a coffee house style for $10 admission or just have regular concessions with $5 admission.

Fundraising Kris not at meeting. Isabelle said Rachel Brown would like to sell Chocolate as a Valentine’s Day fundraiser. Boosters discussed the challenge and conflicts with this from Administration in the past, suggested something else, carnations, etc.

Sponsorships - Olivia said no update.

Costumes Olivia Lunsway/Stephanie Laris- Now working on Madagascar costumes, will be renting a lot for Shrek.

Props - no update, Jodi Kraynak not at meeting. It was reported by Ms. Florio that Trianna Rath is taking props on and helping a lot.

Tech/Set - Amanda Long will be figuring out Shrek Tech/set help dates stay tuned.

Publicity Jen Lotti- Marquee for Madagascar. George Curbelo said he will get electronic sign taken care of. Jen will also do a peachjar for shows sent out to local elementary schools. Discussion of banners at elementary schools. Amanda Long will talk to principal at Brooker to ask. On Top Of The World Parade Sat morning March 7th Need 2 parent chaperones/volunteers for that day.

Silent Auction - Karen Guider and her husband and daughter have hit most places in East Lake. She is really hoping to get more items and baskets.

Ms. Florio: Madagascar rehearsal dates Jan 8-17, 2-6p. Jan. 11 Jan 20 Bootcamp.

Student Officers: Isabelle Lunsway

Old Business -None

New Business: None

Other Business - Discussion of the kids asking for donations for Broadway Cares at the Improv Show-Katy will check with Sean to see if the kids want to do this as they did last year. Discussion of selling tickets as part of “packages”.

Adjournment to the February 3, 2020 Booster Meeting 7 pm Guitar Room

2019-2020 Future Events

1/13-1/20 Provide water/snacks/fruit for Madagascar Tech Week

1/21 Madagascar In-School Performance

1/23-24 Madagascar Performances

2/3/2020 Booster Meeting 7pm Guitar Room

2/? Valentine Fundraiser Date TBD

2/15 Spring Coffee House Improv Night 7pm

3/2 Booster Meeting 7pm

3/7 On Top Of The World Parade morning

3/??? Car Wash Date TBD

3/16-20 Spring Break (NYC Trip planned by Ms. Florio)

3/24-4/1 Provide waters and snacks for “Shrek” Tech Week

4/2, 3 & 4 Shrek The Musical Performances

4/6 Booster Meeting 7pm

4/23 Senior Showcase

5/4 Booster Meeting 7pm

5/16 End-Of-Year Banquet Cypress Run Country Club Date yet to be confirmed

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