Sullivan Striders
Club Minutes - 2016

Sullivan Striders Meeting Minutes 1-28-2016

Held at Andy K’s house in Fallsburg

Attendance- 14 members

2016 Officers

-          President- Mac Thurston

-          Vice Presidents- John Flynn, Kelly Irving

-          Treasurer- HoJo

-          Secretary- Christine Westerman

Current Membership- 30 members (27 memberships)

·         Membership renewal updated- if new members join after August 1 they will get credit for the following year’s membership as well as remainder of current year


            General- $4326.39

            Scholarship- $5,511.48

            Rails to Trails- $3913.12

Received donation from Jeff Bank for Falling Colors

Donations to be mailed out:

-          $100 to CLHM for 2016


-          Wurtsboro Mountain 30k- 4-3-2016

-          Volunteers needed

-          4 people currently registered

-          Town needs copy of club’s insurance

-          Mac talked with troopers

-          Will need to show 501 form to rent cafeteria space- cost $75 ?

-          Not going to rent port-a-johns- worked well without last year

-          Club will time race- using similar system to what was used for Falling Colors

o   Contact Mac if available to volunteer

Other Upcoming Races:

CLHM- 3-13-2016- Rock Hill, NY

Inter- Club Challenge- 4-24-2016 at Thomas Bull Park- Montgomery

-          Will be hosted by Striders

§  $250 to rent pavilion by pond

·         Tom M. rented and was reimbursed by club

-          Course will need to be figured out and need to find out what point system was in past years

-          Mac to ask

o   ORC to borrow mile markers

o   RRR to borrow clock


Upcoming Fun Events!

-          Bowling - watch for date and location- possibly March 5 at Middletown Lanes

o   Need to check availability

-          Snow Tubing at Thomas Bull Park

o   2-12-16- Valentine’s evening at 6:30 pm

§  Two hour time slot from time of ticket purchase

§  Reduced rate  per person if tickets purchased by Orange County resident       

o   Dane G. to invite ORC

-          Mac to contact Marcus G. from Aroma Thyme about possibility of hosting February meeting

-          2-26-16: Fundrasier for CLHM at Abella’s in Monticello

o   Band will be playing, raffles, 50/50

-          Jim Ryun- 2nd person to break 4 minute mile

o   To speak Wednesday, 3-2-16

§  5:30- cocktails

§  6:00- dinner

§  6:45- introductions

§  7:00- Jim Ryun

o   Location- Kuhl’s Highland house in Middletown

§  $35 for dinner and presentation by Jim

§  Must pre-register and pre-pay (information on ORC site)

Other information:

-          Received Thank you from United Way for club’s support

-          Falling Colors sponsorship letter changed- donation levels

Thank you to Andy K & Eileen for hosting the meeting and for the delicious meal!


Next Meeting tentatively scheduled for 2-25-16 at Aroma Thyme Bistro in Ellenville (watch for email)

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