Garibaldi PAC Meeting Minutes: February 02, 2010

Garibaldi PAC Meeting Minutes:
February 02, 2010
Attendees: Bridget Browning -Teacher rep., Shannon Hobson- Teacher rep.,
Hal Milne - Chair Tuyen Nyugen - Treasurer, Leannne wong, George Satori, Jill Earthy,
Nancy McLean, Teresa Pan, Fenton Fong, Nilda Vescovi and her colleague Sonja - Frog Hollow Reps.
Round table introductions and Agenda review,
Fruit Snacks program- Ginette and Leanne to get food safe accreditation and
will implement for next year.
Dishwasher: Must be new and plumbed by VSB. Bridget suggested a portable dishwasher
may be appropriate for convenience and cost effectiveness. Due to budgetary commitments
already in place this item will not be considered until next school year.
Financial Update: Tuyen provided an update on the accounts, Funds have been allocated
for badminton, and the school field trip.
Playground: We are on track to pay for the playground on time if the recent fund raising
letter is successful. Everyone is encouraged to participate so we may move on to other
projects and programs. If our goal is not met then we will need to use funds generated
from the May Raffle. The gift to Starbucks is being circulated for the kids to sign.
George offered to check with Kate and follow up on the status of Starbuck’s donation of $1500.
Movie Night for Kids with Guest speaker Saleema Noon for Parents at Frog Hollow.
On Wednesday March 03/10 at Frog Hollow neighborhood house there will be a screening
of "UP" for the kids and a parenting workshop with Saleema Noon. Tickets $10 for the
parenting workshop $1 for kids movie night with a treat and a drink included.
Lunar New Year - Plans on track for Lion Dance and Potluck lunch.
Frog Hollow After School Day care Spaces available. 6 spaces available - please contact:
Nilda Viscovi at Frog Hollow for more information. Kids picked up from Garibaldi
and driven to Frog Hollow for pick up by 6pm.
Olympic Torch Relay - Parents are welcome to take their kids to the torch relay on February 12.
This is a voluntary event and at each families own discretion.
Parking Passes- Parking passes will be issued from the office for the teachers and staff
to park in the playground during the Olympic parking restrictions.
Next Meeting: March 16, 2010