Minutes / Newsletter

February 16th, 2022

 

 

 

President’s Report (John J. Gianoni):

  • Mary Jane Lindquist and John J. Gianoni went to the banks and changed names and addresses on the accounts. John also went to the Post Office and setup a P.O. Box. Mary Jane and John will have the keys.

  • Our new mailing address is…

  • Forestville Village Association

P.O. Box 9675

      Forestville, CT. 06011-9675

  • We are currently working on the membership list and trying to get as many members as possible onto the electronic/email distribution of the newsletter and cut down on the amount of hardcopy, postage paid mailers, to save money.

 

City Village Report:

       City Councilor, Cheryl Thibeault – Provided an update on Wheeler Clinic and exploring more tenants for the center of Bristol.

      

      Leo Bonola, First Deputy: – (a) Spoke to Bob Barnett about a new bench to honor Jack Dennehy. The bench has been approved, but the location needs to be worked out. (b) The Casino Bus Trip is on hold until Covid restrictions are lightened. (c) The billboard for WWII photographs was put on hold. Will bring pictures for the next meeting, so everyone can see what it looks like.

 

      Rick Leach, Vice President: - No Report

 

      John Gianoni, Pine Lake:  – A fishing derby is scheduled for May 7th, from 7am – noon. Last year had approx. 35 kids, catching over 100 fish.

 

      Christine Levesque, F.V.A. Scholarship – The Scholarship went out to all the local schools and our new P.O. Box was provided for returns.

 

      Bruce Barton, American Legion Post 209: – The Post had another Blood Drive last month! The AL Post 209 Fishing Derby will be held on May 15th.  For all updated Post 209 event information and happenings, please visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ALpost209. We are always accepting new members.

 

      Maryellen Holden: No Report

      Mary Jane Lindquist, Treasurer: (a) All current bills have been paid. (b) Donation to the Bob Watson Scholarship Fund has been approved.

 Mary Jane Lindquist, Membership: The current membership stands at 20 families and 20 businesses. Welcome new F.V.A. members Ashley Macaro and Mary Ann Kowalczyk to tonight’s meeting. Cheryl Thibeault and Ashley Macaro will come up with a new design for postcards, which can be handed out to help recruit new members. Everyone is encouraged to get people to join.

  

Historical Markers: - Are in the works.

        

Fundraising: A lot of fundraising ideas were brought up. We are going to explore all of the options and report at the next meeting.

 

(Meeting adjourned by John J. Gianoni)

 

 

 

Next Meeting – Wednesday March 16,  2022, 6:00pm

@ Asbury Methodist Church

 

If you have not already renewed your membership, please renew by sending your check payable to….               Forestville Village Association, P.O. Box 9675, Forestville, CT. 06011-9675

Individual/ Family- $20.00_____, Non-Profit- $25.00______, Business - $50.00_______

Voluntary Donation - $________

Name________________________________________________________________

Address_______________________________________________________________

Phone__________________________E-mail_______________________________________

 

      Let us remember to support the businesses and non- profit organizations, who support us!

 

Albert & Korn, CPA’s

582-7646

Hillside Community Church

589-7193

Allied Sanitation, Inc.

589-6944

Korean Veterans Association Bristol

 

American Clock & Watch Museum

583-6070

Max Pizza

584-2758

American Legion Forestville Post 209

930-9645

M.R. Home Care, Inc.

583-1541

Arf Arf Grooming, LLC

314-1981

Nuchies Restaurant

582-1108

Arrow Manufacturing

589-3900

Nye Insurance Agency

589-3300

Atlantic Precision Spring, Inc.

583-1864

O’Brien Funeral Home

583-7116

Black Bear Auto, LLC

585-1111

One Fifty Central

261-7009

Bristol Instrument Gears, Inc.

583-1395

Peter Roberge Painting Company

582-6131

Bristol Police Union

Red Shed Christmas Trees

583-6550

Broad Street Self Storage

582-1919

RB Transmissions, LLC

582-6101

CACO Print Productions, LLC

583-1223

Rt. 72 Liquors

540-0037

City True Value Hardware

582-6366

Scarritt Spas & Hot Tubs, LLC

585-5977

Costello Landscaping, LLC

747-1771

SERVPRO of Bristol

675-4500

Cousins Oil

584-1000

Simply Hair

582-4118

Crowley Kia

589-4444

St. Matthew R.C. Church

583-1833

DTF Remodeling, LLC.

585-0107

Ultimate Wireforms, Inc.

582-9111

FIC, LLC

582-7646

Tollman Spring Co.

583-1326

Fletcher Properties

250-3648

United Way of W.C. CT

582-9559

Forestville Lawn Care

583-7275

Webster Bank – Forestville

584-3623

Hartford County Tattoo

589-5000

 

 

 

 

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