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Address: TROJAN ALUMNI VARSITY CLUB  BOX 51, OREFIELD PA 18069  

CONTACT: Ron Bealer (h) 610-799-4749  © 610-730-1060

WEB PAGE www.parklandtrojanalumnivarsityclub.com

FOUNDED 1951

Newsletter: August 2017

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Trojan Alumni Varsity Club

P.O. Box 51 Orefield, PA 18069

 

September​ ​Meeting--September​ ​12,​ ​2017 This​ ​Month’s​ ​Meeting:

This​ ​month​ ​the​ ​club​ ​was​ ​joined​ ​by​ ​a​ ​few​ ​guests​ ​from​ ​Parkland’s​ ​Ice​ ​Hockey​ ​club​ ​team.​ ​The​ ​club​ ​was​ ​also supposed​ ​to​ ​be​ ​joined​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Girls’​ ​Basketball​ ​Team,​ ​but​ ​due​ ​to​ ​a​ ​busy​ ​schedule​ ​they​ ​were​ ​unable​ ​to make​ ​it.​ ​Parkland’s​ ​Ice​ ​Hockey​ ​head​ ​coach,​ ​Chad​ ​Lumous,​ ​spoke​ ​about​ ​the​ ​boys’​ ​upcoming​ ​season​ ​and recommended​ ​the​ ​game​ ​to​ ​see​ ​was​ ​the​ ​Whitehall​ ​game.​ ​The​ ​Ice​ ​Hockey​ ​team​ ​is​ ​primarily​ ​funded​ ​by parents​ ​and​ ​fundraising,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Trojan​ ​Alumni​ ​Varsity​ ​Club​ ​was​ ​their​ ​first​ ​donation​ ​ever,​ ​something​ ​the Ice​ ​Hockey​ ​team​ ​greatly​ ​appreciates.​ ​Their​ ​first​ ​game​ ​is​ ​October​ ​2nd,​ ​where​ ​they​ ​will​ ​play​ ​Dioceses​ ​at 6:30.​ ​Along​ ​with​ ​Coach​ ​Lumous,​ ​several​ ​seniors​ ​accompanied​ ​him​ ​to​ ​the​ ​meeting.​ ​Jake​ ​Nimeh,​ ​Ryan Schantz,​ ​Jake​ ​Folland​ ​and​ ​Dylan​ ​Olesack​ ​spoke​ ​briefly​ ​of​ ​their​ ​future​ ​plans.​ ​Jake​ ​N.​ ​wants​ ​to​ ​attend Boston​ ​College​ ​for​ ​pre-medical,​ ​Ryan​ ​hopes​ ​to​ ​attend​ ​Penn​ ​State​ ​for​ ​mechanical​ ​engineering,​ ​Jake​ ​F. wants​ ​to​ ​study​ ​biology​ ​at​ ​Temple,​ ​and​ ​Dylan​ ​wants​ ​to​ ​study​ ​criminal​ ​justice,​ ​but​ ​is​ ​unsure​ ​of​ ​where​ ​he would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​go.

Treasury​ ​and​ ​Secretary​ ​reports​ ​were​ ​given​ ​and​ ​approved.
Charlene​ ​Miller​ ​briefly​ ​spoke​ ​about​ ​the​ ​club’s​ ​financial​ ​status,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​accounts​ ​are​ ​doing​ ​well.

Hank​ ​Kunkel​ ​spoke​ ​about​ ​August’s​ ​golf​ ​tournament,​ ​which​ ​was​ ​unfortunately​ ​rained​ ​out.​ ​He​ ​gave​ ​a special​ ​thanks​ ​to​ ​Sam​ ​and​ ​Elmer,​ ​and​ ​to​ ​Ken​ ​Roof,​ ​who​ ​donated.​ ​Hank​ ​went​ ​on​ ​to​ ​say​ ​it​ ​was​ ​the​ ​club’s best​ ​year​ ​yet,​ ​and​ ​many​ ​thanks​ ​towards​ ​all​ ​members​ ​of​ ​the​ ​club.​ ​The​ ​club​ ​made​ ​a​ ​profit​ ​of​ ​$9,871.

Sam​ ​Raub​ ​spoke​ ​about​ ​the​ ​fundraiser​ ​at​ ​Kornfeind’s​ ​Market.​ ​It​ ​was​ ​held​ ​on​ ​the​ ​weekend​ ​of​ ​August​ ​25/26, and​ ​sold​ ​tickets​ ​for​ ​20%​ ​off​ ​your​ ​purchase​ ​at​ ​the​ ​market​ ​for​ ​$5​ ​per​ ​ticket.​ ​The​ ​fundraiser​ ​did​ ​well,​ ​with​ ​a profit​ ​totaling​ ​over​ ​six-hundred​ ​dollars.

Next​ ​month​ ​the​ ​club​ ​will​ ​host​ ​the​ ​Parkland​ ​Girls’​ ​Basketball​ ​team​ ​as​ ​guests.


The​ ​next​ ​meeting​ ​will​ ​be​ ​held​ ​on​ ​October​ ​3rd,​ ​2017​ ​at​ ​Kornfeind’s​ ​Market​ ​at​ ​6:30​ ​p.m.