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September 2022 Meeting

September 2022 Meeting

Shark Tooth Sports Car Club
September 13 Meeting Minutes
Meeting Attendees: Ken and Kathy Maher, Bill and Gayle Jereb, Mike and Sandy Connors, Alex D’Angelo, Ed Cashman, Phil and Denise Mannino, Rick and June DiLella, Dave and Bobbe Lytle, Tom Lupica and Carol Parkinson, Rodney and Linda Pennington
Guests: No guests were present at this meeting
President Report:  
Ken Maher called the meeting to order
Event hosts should send pictures of the event to be posted to the website
The website URL is
There will be a photo shoot and picnic at the Venice boat ramp on October 6th. Pizza will be provided
Club sponsorships have been set. Gold level will be $1000.00, silver $500.00 and bronze $250.00
President and Secretary positions are up for election. Both Ken and Mike will run, but everyone is encouraged to run. The positions hold a two-year term
October 1st will be the first edition of our newsletter, Shark Bites. It will be published quarterly
Please see the president report in the PowerPoint presentation for details

Guest Presenter:  
No guest presenter at this meeting

Secretary Report:  
A motion was made to approve the July minutes. Kathy Maher approved and Ed Cashman seconded the motion
Please see the secretary report in the PowerPoint presentation for details
Membership Director Report:  

We currently have 26 memberships with a total of 52 members and 40 cars. Please let Bill Mendes know of any changes to your membership
Please see the membership director report in the PowerPoint presentation for membership details

Treasurer Report: 

We currently have $3154.11 in the bank account.
An email will be sent to everyone in November regarding 2023 membership dues. The date for payment will be 12/15 and checks will be cashed on 1/2
Please see the treasurers report in the PowerPoint presentation for financial details

Quartermaster Report: 
Please see the Quartermaster Report in the PowerPoint presentation for shirt and embroidery pricing
Social Events:
August 6 – August 13, 2023 there will be a Viking Cruise on the Danube River. Please see Ken’s email and the PowerPoint for details
Drivers are still needed for the Carlisle Auto Auction in Lakeland on 11/11 and 11/12. The club receives a check for $750.00 for providing drivers
Please see the social events report in the PowerPoint presentation for all upcoming events

Vice President Report:
There will be a car show benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on October 29th from 10:00 to 2:00 at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Lakewood Ranch
Please see the vice president report in the PowerPoint presentation for complete details on car shows

Now You Know: 

Toasting, or clinking of glasses. Originally was thought to ward off evil spirits. It was then thought it was to slosh wine from glass to glass to make sure no one’s drink was poisoned. Then it was thought to signify unity.

Know a member: 

Phil and Denise Mannino. Phil was originally from Maryland and moved to Orlando in 1989. He worked for Gibson Guitar and later Baldwin. He was in international sales and sold real estate in Orlando.
Denise moved to Venice when she was 9. She graduated from Venice High School. Denise was selling real estate and working for Gibson Guitar in Nashville, where she and Phil met.

Carol Parkinson and Tom Lupica will present in October
Rodney and Linda Pennington will present in November
Next Meeting: 
The October meeting will be on Wednesday 10/12.

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