COUNCIL ELECTIONS RESULTS - 1993
The election of officers was held on June 15th, at our office at 1008 McLean Ave. Below you will find
a list of the newly elected officers of Boyd Council:
Grand Knight - Jim Maher
Deputy Grand Knight - Dennis Farley
Chancellor - Ed Flanagan
Warden - Ed Backes
Treasurer - Ed Crean
Recording Secretary - John White
Advocate - Bill Reilly
Inside Guard - John Finn
Trustees - Ken McLaughlin - 3-year term
- Rich Condon - 2-year term
- Rich Bowman - 1-year term
THE EXECUTIVE CLUB DRAWING RESULTS
The Executive Club Drawing was held at office on June 17th, 1993 and the prizes
were distributed as follows:
1st prize - $1,000 - Jamie Gallagher (#83)
2nd prize - $ 750 - 7 + 1 Dart Club (#71) J.Miller, B.Reilly, J.Foran,
J.Maher, J.Finn, E.Crean, C.Tabacco
3rd prize - $ 250 - Joe C. x 5 (#9)
4th prize - $ 250 - Owen O'Malley (#85)
5th prize - $ 250 - F & L Riley (#97)
6th thru 15th prize - free entry into the next drawing.
6th prize - - Ilene White (#22)
7th prize - - E.J. Crean (#39)
8th prize - - Kevin Kane (#51)
9th prize - - J.Jones & D.Farley (#54)
10th prize - - J.Finn (#64)
11th prize - - Jim Kane Jr. (#76)
12th prize - - M.McAllister (#80)
13th prize - - George Verdon (#82)
14th prize - - R.Condon (#87)
15th prize - - E.Crean (#95)
Many thanks to chairman Ed Crean and the many other members, whose tremendous efforts made this
drawing the success we had hoped for. Look for the next Executive Club in early 1994.
When you would like to know about upcoming events, give us a call at (914) 237 - 2747.
A letter from the Grand Knight
I would like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts with everyone out there.
I realize that these have been difficult times since our headquarters on the Grand
Concourse were sold, but I think that the establishment of our business office on McLean
Ave. was a major step in turning around the Council's fortunes. I have seen a renewed
interest in making Boyd Council the kind of active and influential organization that it
once was, and I am confident that our future holds nothing but the promise of success.
I would also like to thank the people who have given up their time this summer to
help with the plans to upgrade our office space, initiating new activities (dart league,
Jai Alai, free throw shooting etc.) and the time consuming task of re-synchronizing
our roster with New Haven's version of our roster ( this effort will save us between
$1,000 and $2,000 a year in Per Capita charges ).
I will close by reminding everyone that many hands lighten the load - get involved.
To our many newer members who aren't quite sure what they have to offer - your
perspectives alone can help to shape the future directions of the Council. To our
long time members who think back to the "glory days" when Boyd was the largest
council in N.Y. - your experiences can be an invaluable resource in our efforts to
rise again. To all members - the Council cannot recapture those "glory days"
through the efforts of officers and committee chairmen alone - it must be a
collective effort if we are to succeed.
PS - Richie Santiago is a member who has always been very giving of his time to Boyd
Council - as the Finacial Secretary for many years, manager of the last Boyd softball
championship team, a bowler, and as a counselor for our Squire program. Please
let's return the favor and make his benefit a huge success.
A Friend in Need
As some of you may be aware, Brother Richard Santiago is seriously ill. It is requested
that you remember Richie in your prayers.
In addition, there will be a BENEFIT PARTY for Richie and his family on the evening
of Friday, November 5th. The affair will be held from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM at Guiding
Star Council, located at 3243 Ampere Ave. in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.
Admission will be $20.00 and will include food, beer, soda, and top-flight entertainment.
If you wish to donate time or money to this endeavor, or have any questions regarding it,
you may contact the Hot-Line at (914)237-2747.
Please mark this evening on your calendar and make every effort to attend.
YOU ARE NEEDED !!!!
1993 Dues Reminder
Financial Secretary Carmine Tabacco wishes to remind the membership to please
remit their dues - $30.00 for regular members and $9.00 for Honorary members. For all those in arrears,
he has included a Dues Bill specifying the amount due. In addition, he wishes to advise that termination
notices for those members in arrears more than one year will be going out shortly.
Don't be a statistic - write out that check now !!
Boyd Softball - 1993 Recap
The Boyd softball team recently concluded a bitter-sweet campaign. After a 3 - 4
start, the team reeled off 10 consecutive wins to finish the regular season at 13 - 4, good
enough for the regular season crown. A semi-final sweep put the team on the brink of
capturing their first Bronx-Manhattan Chapter Championship since 1986, but it was not
to be. A veteran Vera Cruz squad dominated their younger opponents in the championship
round, winning the best of three series in two games by scores of 7 - 4, and 7 - 1. As
our brothers in Brooklyn used to say "Wait 'til next year".
Meeting & Fraternal Nights
In response to the requests from many members with a limited amount of leisure time at their
disposal, we have decided to move the Council membership meetings to third Thursday of every month.
The Council officers meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month. The meetings will start
at 7:30 promptly and will be followed by Fraternal Nights at our office at 1008 McLean Ave. There
are poker games and/or dart matches featured on these nights, with beer, soda and hot dogs for your
refreshment. If cards or darts don't interest you, then come by anyway and just enjoy the company of
your fellow Knights. There is a $10.00 charge for refreshments and the fun begins at 7:30.
Sunday afternoon, October 24th marks the date of Boyd's Jai-alai trip to Milford,
Connecticut. For those of you new to Jai-alai, it is a fast moving, exciting sport, with pari-mutual betting,
similar to horse racing. $27.00 per person includes the chartered bus, admission, a program, and lunch.
Firm commitments and partial payments are needed. Contact Rich Condon (718) 549-5647 or the
Boyd Hot Line by October 8th.
Bill Reilly is forming a dart team to compete in N.Y.C. Chapter competition starting in early September.
We need ten shooters. Experience is not necessary, just a desire to have fun, and free time. Competition will be
on Tue., Wed., or Thur. from now thru early January. Call the Hot Line and leave a message if you are interested.
2nd Annual Camping Trip
Brother Joe Crean has planned the Council's second annual camping trip to Montauk, Long Island for the
weekend of September 17-19. If you have any interest or questions please call the Hot Line and leave you name
and number. Joe Crean will get back to you. Please remember, first time campers are welcome.
Keep On Hopin' Open
Our annual golf outing will take place Friday, September 24th, at Van Cortlandt Golf Course. The first
Tee time is 8:30 A.M.. The $85.00 entry fee includes golf, gas cart, refreshments after the round, awards, prizes
and open bar and buffet dinner at River's Edge Cafe, on McLean Ave. (at Bronx River Road). Please submit entry
fee and tee time preference by 9/10/93 to chairman, Rich Bowman, 766 Bronx River Road, Bronxville, N.Y. 10708,
telephone # (914) 237-3117.
Las Vegas Night -- September 11th
We are going to have a Las Vegas night at the Bajart American Legion Post in Yonkers on
Saturday, September 11th at 7:00 P.M. We need patrons and workers to make the night a success.
Chairmen, Ed Carey and Bill Nage will be having a meeting of volunteer workers at our office on
Tuesday, September 7th at 7:30 P.M.
The American Legion Post is located on the north side of McLean Ave. midway between the
Major Deegan and the Bronx River Parkway, just west of Kimball Ave. -- 840 McLean Ave.
Sunday afternoon, October 24th marks the date of Boyd's Jai-alai trip to Milford, Connecticut. For those of you
new to Jai-alai, it is a fast moving, exciting sport, with pari-mutual betting, similar to horse racing. $27.00 per person includes
the chartered bus, admission, a program, and lunch. Firm commitments and partial payments are needed. Contact Rich Condon
(718) 549-5647 or the Boyd Hot Line by October 8th.
2nd Annual Camping Trip
Brother Joe Crean has planned the Council's second annual camping trip to Montauk, Long Island for the weekend of
September 17-19. If you have any interest or questions please call the Hot Line and leave your name and number. Joe Crean
will get back to you. Please remember, first time campers are welcome.
Daze & Knights
Most people get new clubs to improve their golf game, but Rich Condon got a straw "SHARK" hat and broke 90 his
next two times out…..Best of luck to John Mallon, starting at N.Y.C. Police Academy real soon. . . . J. J. Jordan is rumored
to be contemplating softball retirement -- Say it ain't so! . . . Anybody 'bumped' into Brian "SQUEEGIE" Powers lately. . .
We hear Ed Carey's son is filling up the hoop for the Concordia basketball team. . . . Joe Higgins in mourning over William
Sessions. . . John Foran looking tan and relaxed is back from his honeymoon in Alaska. . . . Billy McLaughlin -- Phone Home!! . . .
Congrats to Gerry Conroy's wife Julie -- got her degree in nuclear medicine from Manhattan College -- but did she have to torch
her car in celebration? . . . Observation -- if Bill Nage says "There's the card I needed.", fold your cards up. . . . A Nick Jordan
remembrance: Nick the Navigator leaving a Giant game -- "Yes, I'm sure Route 17 in New Jersey goes right into the G. W. B." . . .
Rumor has it that Ken is springing for Redwood Burgers at Carol's, for all the workers at Las Vegas Night on 9-11-93! . . .
Is it possible that someone named Brendan Kelly could be serving cappuccino in Grenwich Village. . . . Council Goal for '93 –
get all those valuable Rehm's back in the fold -- maybe we can put GIANT logos on the membership cards! . . . Is that Bobby Ellis
helping Don King in his effort to free Mike Tyson. . . . Haven't gotten one of those trademark Jim Kane Jr. slap on the back
greetings in a while. . . . Haven't heard Jack Thornton tell a joke in a while either. . . . Is George Verdon still waiting for Carmine
to return to the office with the Scotch? . . . Is Ryan Malloy still holding those silver coins? . . . Is Jim Naughton still driving
American cars? . . . Did Sal Pagliaro learn to talk like an Italian from Brooklyn yet? . . . Saw Joe Miller's son, Chris in the paper
recently for garnering the M.V.P. award for his Dunwoodie Youth Association All-Star Team. . . . Dennis Farley's daughter
Marianne's team won their bracket in that same tournament. . . . Saw a 1993 Squire Roster recently and saw a Farley and two
Slattery's on it -- could have been 1963! . . . Pat Quirke reports his softball team, the Klondykes, won a championship -- and his
wife is expecting with a due date of: St. Pat's Day -- Congrats. . . . We are still anxiously awaiting the match race between Joe
Mulgrew and Gerry Conroy. . . . John Kearns moved into new digs on Orloff Ave., around the same time his brother, Bob Kearns
was getting hitched. We hear best man John made quite a moving toast. . . . Jim "BUSTER" Halsey's been quiet lately -- does
he realize we left the Concourse?. . . . OLD TIMERS DAY NOTES - Advice to Rich Bellotti: trade those argyles for some white
socks. . . . Leadoff hitter - Jim Maher??? - Who says being Grand Knight doesn't have its priveleges. . . . Joe Carey turns routine
fly ball off the bat of Tim Rehm into a home run.; Could the Waldwick connection be the explanation? . . . Was Ed "GALLOPING
GHOST" Flanagan at the field for a fleeting moment, or was it just a rumor? . . . Took a fine throw by Chris Collins to bring about
a highlight film encounter between Bobby "BUTTONS" Bunten and Dennis Farley at 1st base - good to see these two display their
agility one more time. . . . Where was Gary "GUNNER" Henshaw?