Players With Pride
Deer Park High School
Players with Pride – 1st  Quarter -2014 Board Meeting

February 20,2014

Hank Estes House

7:00 pm Call to Order Vice President – Frank Thorman

Attendance: Frank Thorman, Mark Feldhaus, Ray Hedger, Tony Giordullo

Hank Estes. Not enough for a quorum. 

7:10 pm Treasure’s Report Treasurer – Mark Feldhaus

 2014 Dinner Financial Report

 Dinner Expenses

 Raffel’s Catering- $2,502.00

 CEI Sports- $ 590.00

 Boss Awards (Pride Plaque) $ 80.00

 Gift Cards for Door Prizes $ 200.00

 Ruth Chris Steak House $ 100.00

 (Gift Card for Guest Speaker)

 Payouts for Super Squares

 Mary Feldhaus $ 250.00

 Chris Callahan $ 250.00

 April Bachman $ 250.00

 Josh McCain $ 500.00

 Manning Scholarship $ 500.00

 Hollifield Scholarship $ 750.00

 TOTAL EXPENSES $ 5,972.00

 Dinner Income 

 Cash/Checks S 6,790.50

 Credit Card (PayPal/Square) $ 802.25

 TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 7,592.75


 Current Account Status

 Checking account - $ 9,385.12

 Savings - $811.75

 CD - $6,218.01

 Treasures report accepted by Frank Thorman, seconded by Tony Giordullo

 Mark will look into moving money from checking to savings. Board would like to keep at least a minimum of $5,000 in checking at all times. Moving money to savings gets a higher interest and is quickly accessible should it be needed. 

All bills have been paid and are up to date.

7:15 pm Old Business – Updates All

a) 2013 Golf Outing/Picnic Mark Feldhaus

Mark to contact Sharon Woods for a date in September

We need 18 hole Sponsorships. We need 18 foursomes.

$80 a golfer last year. Mark to work with Rob Hamann on more golf shirts and golf balls we need door prizes.

b) Website Update Ray Hedger

The website is back up and running with a slightly new look thanks to Ray Hedger. Payments have been updated to, the host provider of the website. We also have the domain name of 
Our new email addresses for organization use is or 
The Microsoft outlook site that we were paying for has been discontinued. 

c) 2015 Pride Award Frank Thorman

Nominations for the 2015 PRIDE Award are now being accepted. Only criteria is that the person was a student athlete at Deer Park HS or a coach/teacher at Deer Park HS. 

Nominations will be accepted until June 30,2014.

d) 2014 PWP Sports Dinner Mark Feldhaus

The 2014 Dinner was a success. According to Raffel’s, we had 76 plates served. The Super squares continue to be a success as we sold out before the dinner. We sold 10 items from CEI in the silent auction. Thank you to everyone who helped. A discussion followed about dropping the dinner price from $75 to $65 to attract more people. How can we get the word our better? We use email blast, us postal mailings, Willie on the Radio, Suburban Life articles and signage at the school and various businesses and establishments. The date for the dinner is 
January 31, 2015.

e) Outline of yearly events Frank Thorman 

Discussion about making sure that we have a timely time line of events for the year and what we need to get done for the next meeting/event. Better communication plus better planning equals successful events.

New Business – Open Discussion 

Baseball Game: Deer Park’s baseball coach has designated April 19 as Players with Pride Day at their Saturday doubleheader against Taft. Checking to see if we can fire up the grill and provide food for those in attendance and the teams between or after games.

9:00 pm Adjourn

 Meeting adjourned.

Motion for adjournment made by Tony Giordullo, seconded by Ray Hedger.

Players With Pride is a State of Ohio certified Nonprofit Organization with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status 
7305 Plainfield Rd. Deer Park, OH 45236