MEETING NOTES

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The Villages Nurses Club
April 9, 2019
Savannah Center

The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  

Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities. 
The activity table at the rear of the room has sign-up sheets for anyone interested in joining groups for Mah Jongg, golf, tours and other activities.

4 new members were introduced.
Minutes of the last Club meeting on March 12 were approved as posted by the Board. The members were reminded that minutes of past meetings and other Club activities, can be found on The Villages Nurses Club web site, www.thevillagesnursesclub.com.

Marilyn announced the following slate of officers:

Madge Koscelnik – President
Diane Jiles – Vice President
Judi Terraciano – Recording Secretary
Cara Moggo – Corresponding Secretary
Lorraine Daniels – Treasurer

A voice vote was held.  There were no dissenting votes, so the slate of officers is approved.

The following chair people have agreed to serve of these committees:

Joann Hisey – Program Coordinator
Mary Smith – Historian
Rita Sansone – Sunshine Secretary
Janis Ward – Scholarship
Sue Nelson, assisted by Karen Peters – Membership
Nancy Doggett and Sandy Polkar – Refreshments
Maryann Hawkes – Assistant Treasurer
June Cook and Beverly Helfferick – Raffle
Pat Keeney and MaryAnn Parker – Members-at-Large 
Pat Keeney and Vicki DeShaw – Nominations
Nancy Rush – Tours
Vicki DeShaw and Pat Keeney – LifeStream
Check-in-Desk – Jean Atwell, Sherry Flores, Janet Tucker

Lorraine Daniels reported the treasury contains $4476.17.  The purchase of raffle tickets contributes to the scholarship fund.  

Tickets to the May celebration luncheon are available for purchase today. The cost is still $20.00.The last day for ticket sales is April 30.  Anyone wishing to purchase tickets after today may call Lorraine Daniels at 352- 430-2064.

Madge reported that the May celebration will begin at 12 PM in the Scarlet O’Hara Theater.  At that time the scholarship winner will be introduced and we will hear from our speaker, Roger Gallagher.  The instillation of officers will take place at that time.  Following that, the luncheon will take place in the Atlanta and Ashley Wilkes rooms.  La Hacienda Catering will be providing the food.

Nancy Rush announced that the Ocala Nurses Night celebration has been cancelled.  Lists of previous tours have been placed on each table for members to review and indicate if they wish to revisit any.  The Ice Cream social will be held on Tuesday, June 11 at 12 PM in the Ashley Wilkes room.

Peggy Russo introduced today’s speaker, Dr. Daniel Wassell, DPM, who will speak about Common Causes of Foot Pain. 3X5 cards are on each table for members to write their questions for the speaker.  A question and answer session was held.
The raffle was held and three (3) members were awarded $25.00.

The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on May 14, which will be the annual Celebration for Nurses, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  The celebration will begin at 12 PM.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Judi Terraciano, RN

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The Villages Nurses Club
March 12, 2019
Savannah Center

The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities. 


The activity table at the rear of the room has sign-up sheets for anyone interested in joining groups for Mah Jongg, golf, tours and other activities.


Nancy Rush reported the tour of Camp Boggy Creek was well-received.  Photos of the experience can be found at the activities table.  A tour of Lake Sumter State College is scheduled for Friday, March 15 at 9 AM.  Those interested should sign up at the activities table.  The group will meet at the Health Sciences Building on the 2nd floor.  The tour of Trinity Springs Assisted Living Facility is scheduled for Thursday, March 28 at 1:30 PM.


Marilyn introduced the first Nurses Club president, Gwen Robinson, who spoke briefly about her life in The Villages.  Marilyn also introduced Philomena Giannoni, the second Club president.  We are pleased they continue to support The Villages Nurses Club.


19 new members were introduced.
Minutes of the last Club meeting on February 12 were approved as posted by the Board.


Lorraine Daniels reported the treasury contains $2971.17.  The purchase of raffle tickets contributes to the scholarship fund.  Tickets to the May celebration luncheon are available for purchase today and in April. The cost is still $20.00.


Madge reported that the May celebration will begin at 12 PM in the Scarlet O’Hara Theater.  At that time the scholarship winner will be introduced and we will hear from our speaker, Roger Gallagher.  The installation of officers will take place at that time.  Following that, the luncheon will take place in the Atlanta and Ashley Wilkes rooms.  Hacienda Catering will be providing the food.


Marilyn thanked the members who provided snacks for today’s meeting.  Those whose last names begin with V, W, Y, and Z are requested to bring snacks for the April meeting.


Pat Keeney and Vicki DeShaw announced the following proposed slate of officers:


Madge Koscelnik – President
Diane Jiles – Vice President
Judi Terraciano – Recording Secretary
Cara Moggo – Corresponding Secretary
Lorraine Daniels – Treasure

There were no further nominations from the floor.  Elections will take place at the April meeting.

The following chair people have agreed to serve of these committees:

Joann Hisey – Program Coordinator
Mary Smith – Historian
Rita Sansone – Sunshine Secretary
Janis Ward – Scholarship
Sue Nelson, assisted by Karen Peters – Membership
Nancy Doggett and Sandy Polkar – Refreshments
June Cook and Beverly Helfferick – 50/50
Pat Keeney and MaryAnn Parker – Members-at-Large 
Pat Keeney and Vicki DeShaw – Nominations
Nancy Rush – Tours
Vicki DeShaw and Pat Keeney – LifeStream
Maryann Hawkes – Assistant Treasurer


Anyone wishing to serve on any of these committees is encouraged to contact these ladies.


The members were reminded that minutes of past meetings and other Club activities, can be found on The Villages Nurses Club web site, www.thevillagesnursesclub.com.


Cindy Greenberg introduced today’s speaker, Linda Brenner, Health Educator, who spoke about electroceutical therapy.  The is a new technology producing microcirculation.  3 X 5 cards can be found on each table for questions for the speaker.  A question and answer session ensued.


The raffle was held and three (3) members were awarded $25.00.
The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on April 9.


 A social time will be 12:00 to 12:30, at which time the business meeting will start. 


The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 PM.


Respectfully submitted,
Judi Terraciano, RN

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The Villages Nurses Club
February 12, 2019
Savannah Center


The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  


Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities.


The activity table at the rear of the room has sign-up sheets for anyone interested in joining groups for Mah Jongg, golf, tours and other activities.


Marilyn announced that the Corresponding Secretary, Christina McClean, has resigned due to medical issues.  According to the By-Laws, the Executive Board shall fill the vacancy until a new election is held.  Joann Hisey has agreed to fill the position until a new officer is elected.


Nominations may be brought to the attention of the nominating committee – Pat Keeney and Vicki DeShaw.  We are also in need of nominations for next year’s Vice President.  According to the By-Laws, candidates for office must have been a member in good standing for at least 6 months and a resident of The Villages from September until May.


Joan Hutchinson, our Sunshine Secretary, has resigned due to health issues and a planned move out of The Villages.  Anyone interested in filling this position, should contact Pat Keeney, Vicki DeShaw or Marilyn Lanzone.  We are also in need of an historian, replacing Diane Dias.


Marilyn reported that sympathy cards were sent to the family of Barbara Weinheimer, who passed away recently, and to MaryAnn Parker, whose father passed away.  Get Well cards were sent to Joan Hutchinson (injury), Maryann Parker (surgery) and Christina McClean (illness).


15 new members were introduced.


The members were reminded that minutes of past meetings and other Club activities, can be found on The Villages Nurses Club web site, www.thevillagesnursesclub.com .   Minutes of the last Club meeting on January 8 were approved as posted by the Board.


Lorraine Daniels reported the treasury totals $2645.06.  She reminded members that purchase of raffle tickets adds to the scholarship fund.


Nancy Rush announced a tour of Camp Boggy Creek will be held on February 28.  This is a member of Paul Newman’s SeriousFun Childrens Network, and is located in Eustis. Nancy is arranging tours of Lake Sumter College, Trinity Springs Assisted Living Facility and the Ocala National Forest, home of the SOZO Kids. Further details will be forthcoming.  Nancy also reminded us of the Nurses Night in Ocala in May.


Madge Koscelnik spoke about the May celebration luncheon, which will include installation of officers as well as a speaker and music.  Tickets are still $20.00, and will be available for purchase at the March and April meetings.  Hacienda Country Club is catering the affair.


Marilyn thanked those members who provided snacks for today’s meeting.


Members whose last names start with S, T and U are requested to bring snacks for the March meeting.


Joanne Hisey introduced today’s speaker, Dr. Michael Freedman, DO who spoke about sinus problems and their treatment.  A question and answer session followed.


The raffle was held and three (3) members were awarded $25.00.


The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on March 12.  A social time will be 12:00 to 12:30, at which time the business meeting will start.


The meeting was adjourned at 1:45 PM.


Respectfully submitted,
Judi Terraciano, RN
 


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 THE VILLAGES NURSES CLUB 

  JANUARY 8, 2019

SAVANNAH CENTER


The meeting was called to order by President, Marilyn Lanzone, at 12:35pm.


Safety announcements of AED and exit locations were made.


Seventeen new members introduced themselves and spoke of where they were from and where residing in The Villages.


Lorraine  Daniels gave the Treasury report of $2775.41.  This includes money which will be awarded for a scholarship in May.  Renewals of memberships are needed to help with the scholarship fund.


Information of Heart to Heart symposium scheduled for February 21 at Howey in the Hills was announced.  Fliers were provided for those interested.


The induction of officers and luncheon celebrating nurses week will be held May 14 at the Savannah Center. Tickets will be available at the March meeting with the cost of $20.00 each.


Thank you to all who provide snacks for our meetings.  Those with last names beginning with P, Q, R are requested to bring snacks for the February meeting.


Peggy Russo introduced Vivian Woodard, MD.  Dr Woodard has been practicing in our area since 1995.  She has a vast public health background.  She presented information on vaccines and their importance.  She was most accommodating with answering all written questions submitted.


Monthly raffle with three awards of $25.00 each were drawn. 


Meeting adjourned at 1:50pm.
Respectfully submitted
Madge Koscelnik
(Substitute secretary)



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 The Villages Nurses Club
December 11, 2018
Savannah Center

The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  


Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities. 


Since today is the Club’s Christmas party, a business meeting was cancelled.  Madge Koscelnik, Vice President, invited those gathering to partake of the various food supplies presented by the members. Background music was provided by Frank Maglio on his keyboard.


Following lunch, Pat Keeney and Vicki De Shaw presented gifts to representatives from LifeStream.


The raffle was held, awarding $25 to three individuals, and the poinsettias to other attendees.


The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on January 8, 2019 at 12:30 PM.
 
Respectfully submitted,
Judi Terraciano, RN

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 The Villages Nurses Club
November 13, 2018
Savannah Center

The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities. 

The activity table at the rear of the room has sign-up sheets for anyone interested in joining groups for Mah Jongg, golf or other activities.


Peggy Russo introduced 7 Club members who served in the military, and presented each with a rose to honor their service.
Marilyn announced that the Club has purchased a memorial brick to honor the service of nurses in the military. The brick will be dedicated in November, 2019 at The Villages Memorial Park.  The Park is located at Paige Place and Lake Miramar in The Villages.  Peggy gave a brief history of the development of the Memorial Park.


7 new members were introduced. 


The members were reminded that minutes of past meetings and other Club activities, can be found on The Villages Nurses Club web site, www.thevillagesnursesclub.com.   Minutes of the last Club meeting on October 9 were approved as posted by the Board.


Lorraine Daniels reported the treasury totals $2862.42, which includes donations for LifeStream and the scholarship fund.
Vicki DeShaw and Pat Keeney described the Club’s involvement in LifeStream, in which we purchase Christmas gifts to those clients without available resources.  Envelopes will be distributed again this month to collect donations from our members.  Members who have volunteered to be shoppers will be given their assignment from Pat, and all will meet at Pat’s house on December 4 to wrap their purchases.


The Christmas celebration will be held on December 11, 2018.  Music will be provided. The following food distribution list was announced by Madge Koscelnik:


A – E – Main Dish
F – J – Salads
K – O – Vegetables
P – S – Desserts
T, V – Rolls, Bread, Butter
W, Y, Z – Iced Tea or Punch  

The lunch will start at 12 noon.


Marilyn announced that our historian, Diane Dias, is retiring.  We are in need of someone who enjoys scrap booking to take photos and maintain articles relating to Club activities.  Please see Marilyn if you are interested.


Peggy Russo introduced today’s speaker, Dr. David Casper, MD, who spoke about common skin conditions.  A question and answer session followed.


The raffle was held and three (3) members were awarded $25.00.


The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on December 11 which will be the Club’s Christmas celebration.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:05 PM.


Respectfully submitted,
Judi Terraciano, RN


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The Villages Nurses Club

October 9, 2018
Savannah Center


The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Lanzone, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Marilyn related safety issues including the exits and location of the AED.  A member of the Board has been assigned to obtain the AED in the case of an emergency during Club activities. 

The activity table at the rear of the room has sign-up sheets for anyone interested in joining groups for Mah Jongg, golf or other activities.

15 new members, and Lyn McElwee, were introduced. Lyn maintains the Club’s web site.

The members were reminded that minutes of past meetings and other Club activities, can be found on The Villages Nurses Club web site, www.thevillagesnursesclub.com.   Minutes of the last Club meeting on September 11 were approved as posted by the Board.

Lorraine Daniels reported the treasury at the end of the 2017-2018 season totaled $1123.40.  Receipts of $848 from dues and raffle contributions brought the total to $1971.40.  A payment of $219.99 to Lyn McElwee resulted in a balance of $1751.41. Christina McClean, corresponding secretary, was introduced to the members. 

Nancy Rush announced a tour of Florida Hospital of Ocala was held on September 21.  Tours of Promise Hospital are scheduled for October 10 and 24 at 10 AM.  Members scheduled for these tours are reminded to wear Club name badges.

Vicki DeShaw and Pat Keeney described the Club’s involvement in LifeStream, in which we purchase Christmas gifts to those clients without available resources.  Envelopes will be distributed this month and in November to collect donations from our members.  Members are encouraged to join the group of shoppers, and may contact Vicki or Pat if interested. 

Veterans Day is commemorated in November.  In preparation for our recognition of veterans, a sign-up sheet is provided for our members to identify themselves.

The Christmas celebration will be held on December 11, 2018.  Music will be provided.  A food distribution list will be announced at the November meeting.

Peggy Russo introduced today’s speakers.  

Dr. Barry Bradley and Jim Epolito represent CHC Physical Med in Altamonte Springs.  They spoke about regenerative medicine, and stem cell therapy.  A question and answer session followed.

The raffle was held and three (3) members were awarded $25.00.

The next meeting of The Villages Nurses Club will be on November 13.  A social time will be 12:00 to 12:30, at which time the business meeting will start. Members whose last names begin with H, I, J and K are requested to provide refreshments.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:10 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Judi Terraciano, RN



 


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