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MEETING NOTES

THE VILLAGES NURSES CLUB

Savannah Center

September 13, 2022

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

Ellen explained the presence of the AED, and that a person was assigned to retrieve it if necessary.  She mentioned our web site, The Villages Nurses Club.com, and encouraged all to refer to it for updated information.  Included there are minutes from the Club meetings as well as a list of scheduled speakers..

Business Meeting

Ellen reported that the minutes from the previous Club meeting were on the web site. Since there were no changes or corrections, these are considered to be correct as posted.

Ellen reported that Pat Quinn is unable to carry out the duties of Treasurer. Kathy Mele has agreed to step into that position. Since this is an officer position, Kathy needs to be inducted.  Marilyn Lanzone inducted Kathy and Judi Terraciano, Recording Secretary, into their positions as officers of The Villages Nurses Club.

Ellen announced the By Laws of The Club require the appointment of 2 Members-At-Large, and a request for volunteers was made.  Cindy Greenberg volunteered to be one of these. One more is needed. 

OLD BUSINES

1.¬†Food ‚Äď each person can bring their own food, Coffee and water will be provided.2.¬†Club meeting are held on the second Tuesday of each month, except for the November meeting. ¬†Because¬†of Election Day, the November meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15. This meeting will also honor nurse veterans. ¬†Any member who is a veteran should make themselves known.3.¬†The December meeting is the Christmas party, which will be catered.

Committee Reports

1. Kathy Mele reported there is $3938.36 in the treasury.  $2525 is earmarked for the Russo Scholarship.  The monthly raffle supports the Club scholarship awards.

‚Äč2.¬†Nancy Rush announced 2 scheduled tours. October 4 at 9 AM will be a tour of station 44 on Morse Blvd, including a discussion of the new fire trucks. ¬†October 18 at 12:30 will be a tour of Select Hospital on Rainey Trail‚Äč. ¬†Sign-up sheets can be found in the rear of the meeting room. ¬†Nancy read a poem written by our member Peggy Russo.

3. $2525 has been collected for the Russo Scholarship.  The monthly raffle supports our scholarship fund for 1-2 scholarship awards.

4.¬†Vicki¬†DeShaw¬†discussed the Life Stream project, an annual project providing gifts to customers‚Äčat the behavioral medicine facility at Life Stream. Gifts are purchased by Club members and presented to Life Stream representatives at the Christmas party. Donations are collected during the October and November meetings.‚Äč

5. Joann Hisey reported that the speaker for today is Dr. Ravi Sharma, who will speak about venous problems and the treatment of them.

6. The raffle was held. 2 prizes of $25  and 1 of $20 were awarded.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:40 PM.‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčRespectfully submitted,

Judi Terraciano. RN

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