Reid Allen, President, Marsha Jackson, Bart Carroll, Shirley Carroll,
David Hughes, Mel Smith, Dr. Royce Foster and Craig Wallace.
Allen called the meeting to order.
Reid introduced David Hughes, Fund Raiser and Project Coordinator
of the Rose Float Club Gala, Mel Smith, and Dr. Royce Foster.
Both Mel and Doc work with the Key Clubbers in Division 10.
rendering of the 2009 Kiwanis Rose Float was distributed. The
theme is Sharing the Great Outdoors.
Hughes, Fundraising and Project Coordinator distributed a packet
of promotional material for the Gala and discussed various aspects
Invite children who rode on the 2008 float. Promote them at the
Gala. Contact Key Club members who decorated the floats at the
Rosemont Pavilion during December 2007. David Wallach would be
the best source to identify these Key Clubbers. Also contact Dorothy
Yen, C-N-H District Key Club Governor.
Prospective speakers. They should be people who can identify with
children. They also should be people who are well known in the
suggestions are Marcus Allen, former USC and NFL football great,
and Tiger Wood, who has a foundation to help children. Holly Cacciapaglia
of Outback Restaurants knows Marcus Allen and will contact him.
Reid will contact First Tee Foundation Chairman through Brookside
Golf Club re Tiger Wood. The keynote speaker at the Gala could
be a rider on the 2009 Kiwanis float.
Sponsorships contact through Kiwanis Clubs. The Donate
Life organization, which had a float in the Parade decorated by
Phoenix, and Wells Fargo could be a prospective sponsors. Vic
Ledgerton, Div. 3, works for JPL and might help us to get a sponsor
through his contacts. David Hughes will work outside Kiwanis to
get sponsors. David will also develop a script to help us in approaching
David Hughes discussed Rosemont Pavilion as a possible location
for the Gala. Its atmosphere evokes the building and decorating
activities of the 2008 Kiwanis float and 12 other floats.
Smith suggested his church at the corner of Los Robles and Walnut
in Pasadena. It can hold 800 or more people. David Hughes, Marsha
Jackson and Mel will investigate this possibility.
asked Jimmy Weldon to participate in the Gala program. Jimmy has
agreed to provide a patriotic touch to the evening.
thanked those for attending this meeting on such short notice.
was adjourned at 1:15pm.
submitted by: Kathy Allen, Recording Secretary