Charlestown Township Parks & Recreation Board
The June minutes were approved.
Mr. Lawrence announced that Ms. Makinlee Smith may be taking the vacant Board spot of Mr. Schlorff.
Tonight, those in attendance welcomed Victoria and Stephanie Robinson as Park and Rec volunteers working mainly with Charlestown Day. Ms. Stephanie Robinson was offered the future opening of Mr. Jim Quay and plans to accept. Ms. Stephanie is also the new Park Steward for Charlestown Park.
Mr. Lawrence, Chairperson, announced tonight that he will be resigning in the early fall since he is relocating.
Mr. Beyers was not available tonight for an update, and Ms. Beyers will be available in early August. Mr. Lawrence handled the updates.
Mr. Longua stated that the Board approved the creation of a formal park plan by Theurkauf Design & Planning after a brief discussion. The plan should be ready for the next Park and Rec agenda.
Charlestown Day has progressed nicely. The Robinsons have planned carnival games, basketball contests, corn hole, a selfie zone, and a scavenger hunt. They discussed a ticket book with coupons that will promote scavenger visits to each vendor and non-profit stand.
Ms. Smith is working with a graphic designer for sponsor packets. So far 4 vendors, one food truck (tacos), and 4 non-profits have signed up. Volunteers are still needed for the bounce house, parking, etc. Mr. Hubbard says the Kimberton Fire Company will have a unit or two there. Mr. Longua is beginning the work on signs with Mr. Hubbard’s help. The music will be by the Mighty Manatees and Mr. Lawrence is working on perfecting a location for the stage.
Ms. Kuhn contacted Mr. Lawrence and there will be a flower show at Charlestown Day this year. The group has a yearly flower show but both thought it would be a great addition to the festivities.
Adjournment at 8:15 p.m.