August 23, 2021 ELHS Drama Parent Night and Drama Boosters Meeting MINUTES

East Lake High School

Parent Night and Drama Boosters Meeting MINUTES

August 23, 2021 7 p.m. Theater

ROLE CALL AND ATTENDANCE: Nancy Lofredo (VP), Amanda Long (secretary), Natasha Gallaty(props), Tara Allen, Sara Claudio(concessions), Bryan Stotts(SET), Kristin Gallagher (costumes)

STUDENT Board: Bella Stotts, Sequoia Turner, Hailey Carr, January, Jake Tottle etc.

Ms. Florio-

  • INFO on SNAPRAISE - Snap Raise launch date is scheduled for: Fri, Sep 10, 2021, parents be on lookout for email and share emails to make this a success

  • Relay program info to parents including important forms to participate.

  • Student board introduced

President- Motion to vote Nancy Lofredo to President to fill vacancy-

PASSED; VP position open

Nancy speaks to parents regarding vacancies and volunteer opportunities,Information forms collected from parents (handed out at beginning of meeting);

Powerpoint Presentation:

ELHS Drama Booster Club

Please Go To

Click on the button - Add me to the booster email list

(please put parent name and student name in the email)

Meet Our Board

Nancy Lofredo - President

Amanda Long - Secretary

Shannon Petrignani - Treasuerer

Sara Claudio and Tara Allen - Hospitality VP

Kristin Gallagher - Costumes Chair

Natasha Gallaty - Props Chair

Bryan Stotts - Set/Tech Chair

We need your help to fill our open Board positions:

Vice President -

Fundraising VP -

Sponsorship/Programs VP -

Publicity Chair -

Car Wash Chair -

Silent Auction Chair -

ELHS Drama Boosters - What We Do and Why you should get involved

Raise Funds to provide the following support:

Award scholarships annually to seniors

Offset costs of productions for sets, costumes, choreography and music

Provide food for students during tech weeks

Support classroom learning

Provide concessions during productions

Partner with Student Thespian Officers

Organize End of Year Banquet

Provide volunteers and Chaperones during districts and FTC events

What can you Do...VOLUNTEER!!

Serve on the Booster Board

Come to the Booster Board Meetings - first Monday of each Month

Set building, costumes and props

Sell concessions

Chaperone an event

Donate snacks and water for cast and crew

Donate a meal for the cast and crew

Spread the word about our Sponsorship Program

Make a donation

Secretary - Amanda Long

How to become a volunteer

New volunteers must complete an online volunteer registration

Go to and upload a government issued photo ID

Returning Volunteers sign in at

Answer 8 question survey and click "I agree"

username: v.smithz

password: Smith19xx

Level 2 Volunteers- must be approved Level 1

Government issued ID and social security number

Cash or check - $45 made out to Express Fingerprints

  • Carwash - Sunday AUgust 29, 9-5 pm; sign up genius shared to updated parent list

Treasurer-Shannon Petrignani relays budget info- Board to try to vote on new budget by October meeting.

Sponsorship opportunities are listed on the Drama Boosters Website

10% of our estimated income comes from sponsorships

All sponsors receive recognition incentives

Our balanced budget means we spend what we bring in

2021-22 Future Events

  • 8/23/21 - Drama Parent Night! @7 PM THEATER

  • 8/29 CARWASH Fundraiser @ 5th/3rd Bank Boot Ranch

  • 9/10 Snap Raise Fundraiser Launch

  • 9/13 September Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 9/26/ Publix Brooker Creek Fundraiser Table.

  • 10/4 October Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 10/9 Tech Day

  • 10/16 Menchies Fundraiser

  • 10/22 ONE ACTS - Coffee House fundraiser

  • 11/1 November Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 11/4, 5, 6 - CLUE

  • 11/11, 12, 13 FTC

  • 11/16, 17, 18, 12/2, 3 Districts

  • 12/6 December Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 12/10 possible PRISM CONCERT

  • 1/3 week of- possible upper classman show-

  • 1/10 January Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 1/27, 28, 29 JR show - Frozen jr.

  • 2/7 February Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 3/4 Caberet

  • 3/7 March Boosters Meeting Guitar room

  • 4/4 April Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • Tech/Rehearsals

  • 4/28, 29, 30 Spring Musical - 9 to 5 the musical

  • 5/2 May Boosters Meeting Guitar Room

  • 5/13 Senior showcase

  • 5/16-20 Thespian Week

  • 5/21 Banquet TBA