MAY 1992

 

Chance Books

The chance books enclosed should be returned as promptly as possible, since the drawing will be held on May 22nd. The proceeds go to a worthy cause - Calvary Hospital - and a strong return will provide our council with some additional income. Your support is greatly appreciated - Ed Flanagan, Chairman

 

Nominations and Elections

Nominations for office will be made at the membership meeting this month on the night of May 19th at 8:00 PM. If there is anyone interested in running for a particular office, please contact our hotline and leave a message on the machine (914) 237 - 2747. The council elections will follow on June 16th at 8:00 PM.

 

Membership Dues

Carmine Tabacco, the Financial Secretary, reports that while the dues returns have been good to this point, there are still quite a few members who are in arrears. If you have any questions regarding your current status, leave a message on the machine and Carmine will get back to you as soon as possible. We would like to see you save the postage and pay your dues at a meeting - this will enable you to volunteer your suggestions and your time to all the current council efforts.

 

New Members

On April 14th, 8 new members of Boyd Council took the 1st Degree. Our newest members are: Richard Bellotti, Steve Biasotti, Stephen Carlson, Brian Curley, William Scalley, Derek Tabacco, Errol Tabacco, and Edgar Vasquez. We wish them all a warm welcome, and hope that they can invite some of their friends to join the "Boyd Renaissance".

"Hotline"

When you would like to know about upcoming events, give us a call at (914) 237 - 2747. We are trying use our telephone answering machine as a kind of bulletin board - a way to keep you informed of any current council news, as well allowing the providing the general membership a point of contact during off-hours. Don't hesitate to call - we look forward to hearing from you.

 

Fishing and Camping Trips

There is a fishing trip scheduled for Saturday, June 13th. Jack_Thornton is handling all the arrangements and there is a separate flyer in this envelope with all the particulars. Please contact Jack_as soon as possible to ensure your place on the trip. An overnight camping trip is also in the works, scheduled for Saturday/Sunday June 27th and June 28th. The trip is being organized by Joe Crean, and all the particulars for this trip are also on a separate flyer in this mailing. Please read the enclosed flyers for the trips and respond as quickly as possible to confirm your place.

 

Sports

Bowling - The bowling season will end on May 14th, but the battle for first place is already over. The "Monks" have captured the title in one of the earliest clinches in memory. Congrats on a very successful season.

Softball - The softball team, managed by John Honan, has opened up their 1992 season with 2 wins and 2 losses. There are many new young faces on the squad, and the team is hoping to enjoy some of their usual post-season success.

Upcoming Degrees

* 1st Degree - 5/12/92 - Aquinas Council - 2165 Powell Ave.

* 2nd Degree - 5/28/92 - Guiding Star Council - 3243 Ampere Ave.

* 3rd Degree - 6/19/92 - To Be announced

 

Casino Night

On February 8th, Bill Nage and Ed Carey ran a Casino Night at the Bajart American Legion Post on McLean Ave. More than 25 members contributed their time, and in many cases their money, to make this both a fun and profitable venture by the council. Many thanks to both chairmen, and to all the many volunteers who helped make the night a success.

 

A Night at Yonkers Raceway

On March 7th, almost 60 people enjoyed a great night of dining and gambling. This event was organized by Dennis Farley and revived what was once an annual event of the council. There were many winners and a lot of laughs that evening as a good time was had by one and all.

 

Upcoming Fall events

Bowling picnic - 9/12/92 - call for details

Golf outing - To be arranged (Sept or Oct)

Old Timers Softball Game - To be arranged

 

New Insurance Agents

We are now serviced by two K of C Insurance Agents

Anthony D'Agosta (718) 743 6340 and

Ray Duque (718) 658 2490.