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Minutes 03/28/17
March 28, 2017 Old Home Day Committee (OHDC) Meeting

In attendance:

Heather White ~~(Chair)
Malinda Weir ~~(Vice Chair)
Stacie Boyajian (Secretary)
Donna Chagnon (OHDC)
Tom Houle (OHDC)
Jon White (OHDC)
Brian Eldredge (OHDC)
Zachary Boyajian (OHDC and Parks and Rec)
Tom Jameson ~(Selectman)
Jodi Pinard (Town of Chichester)
Kristy Barnouski (Town of Chichester)
Katie Bennette
Justine Haywood

PROGRESS and general information:

Committee Members have been active and busy! ~Old Home Day 2017 is really taking shape. ~

Kids activities should incorporate the following themes as voted on by CCS students:
Animals, Pokemon, Superheroes, Disney Characters
Tom Houle has secured tables, chairs, and tent...for FREE! ~We set up and break down
Donna Chagnon will do the route 4 signage/advertising again
Jodi and Kristi will do the program
Ben Brown will pay for the pig
Christina Carrier and Malinda have student volunteers from CCS
Heather, Malinda, and their team is working on donations and vendors
Library will do S’mores bags again
Carolee Davidson will write thank you notes again
We have $2000 to work with in the OHD budget
Of course, the Mardens will do the beans!
Trash, recycling, porta potties, and clean up are all taken care of (CYA via Malinda)
Brian and Robin Eldredge will reach out to Live and Let Live Farm and invite them to OHD
Brian will take care of any needed wood.
Zack Boyajian and Jon White will construct permanent fire ring at park
Heather White will check town OHD email and forward to members as needed
Fire Department will serve fries
CYA will sell breakfast and Saturday Night food


Friday Night Scavenger Hunt formalized ~(I emailed Ed Millette)
~Bulletin Board with information about the History of Beans? ~
More kids activities and a more definitive timeline for them.
Band commitment
~OHD Booth Drinks? ~Free water, $1 drinks?

DRAFT event list:

Friday Night, August 18 ~~~Celebration of the Beans! ~

Scavenger Hunt ~~~~Ed Millette organizer, Donna Chagnon will help, too

Movie for Kids (one of the themes) Kris Cole has screen, Katie Bennette and Justine Haywood ~~are organizing a make your own box car for the kids so it will be like they are at a drive in.

Saturday, August 19 ~Old Home Day!!!!

8 AM ~Vendor Set up

9 AM ~National Anthem sung by Drama Club, Message from Pastor from the Methodist Church
5K Family Fun Race ~Stephanie Berkeley coordinator, Justine Haywood will help with prizes, OHD Committee will supply water, snacks, and prizes, and will provide police if Ian Berkeley is unavailable. ~Run will start at Carpenter Park and use Carpenter Road and Swiggy Brook Road.

CYA ~~Selling ~Breakfast

10 AM ~Parade (Malinda Weir is seeking a volunteer to run this)
Animals, Pokemon, Superheroes, Disney Characters
This will be in the Park, not on a road.

12 Noon ~~Pork and Beans and Pig

10 AM ~- 2 PM ~Touch a Truck ~~~~Chichester Fire Department ~

10 AM - 6 PM ? ~(Ideas/ works in progress)

Kids Crafts ~~~Stacie Boyajian ~(will incorporate themes)

Kick Ball and informal pick up games ~(CYA) ~Do we have the name of a coordinator?

Corn Hole Tournament: ~~Jon White and Kristy Barnouski

2PM - 5PM ~Band ~Tom Houle is working on this

CYA selling food? ~~Fire Department selling fries?

5PM ~Vendors leave

6PM ~Bonfire (CCFD) and S’mores ~(Chichester Library)

Sunday AM ~~Final Clean up….

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