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Dilshan B. Somaweera
Sep 7, 2010

Minutes from last CISSA-OSC meeting

Sep 7, 2010 by Dilshan B. Somaweera

Fundraising Ideas

Date: 9/7/2010
Location: Orange Senior Center

Tom Maldonado (OSC)
Gretchen Snyder (OSC)
Dilshan Somaweera
Juliana Moreno
Karly Nieto
Zach Miller
Allyson Stewart

1. Dates to consider before scheduling events
a. Orange Senior Center Events
i. Sep 19th -Poker Run
ii. Sep 25th- All day Senior Informational Event
iii. Nov 12th-Flu Clinic
iv. Dec 10th -Holiday Concert and Dance (OSC)
b. Holidays
September 2010
Monday September 6th Labor Day
Sunday September 12th Grandparents Day
Thursday September 23rd First Day of Autumn
October 2010
Monday October 11th Columbus Day
Sunday October 24th United Nations Day
Sunday October 31st Halloween
November 2010
Monday November 1st All Saints' Day
Sunday November 7th Daylight Saving Time Ends
Thursday November 11th Veteran's Day
Thursday November 25th Thanksgiving
December 2010
Friday December 17th Wright Brothers Day
Tuesday December 21st First Day Winter
Saturday December 25th Christmas
Friday December 31st New Years Eve

2. Overview of Pancake Breakfast Spring 2010
a. Coordinating Event
i. Event had approximately 400 attendees
ii. Obtained donations from several local grocery stores and restaurants
iii. Sold tickets for $4 (presale)-$6 (door)

3. New Fundraising Ideas

a. Date Night (i.e. “A Night in Paris”)
i. Select theme/country for setting:
1. Paris
2. Rome
3. Havana
4. Spain
ii. Shuttle available by Ricci Realty
iii. Provide food, beverages and play film that correlates with chosen theme
iv. Host a Magic Act (or have this as a separate event)
1. PowerPoint
2. Movie selection
3. Food and drinks
4. Magic act?

b. Pancake Breakfast 2011
i. Start obtaining donations from local grocery stores and restaurants
ii. Begin advertising early
iii. Raffle prizes can be more than just gift baskets and gift certificates
iv. Select a date that does not conflict with Chapman students schedule (i.e. spring break)

c. Dia de los Muertos Celebration
i. Make traditional alter on campus
ii. Sell typical food
1. Mexican Bread
2. Candy
3. Tamales
4. Drinks: Horchata, Jamaica, tamarindo


4. Meeting Days and times
a. OSC and CISSA will meet (if necessary) on Fridays between the hours of 0700-0900


Minutes prepared by: Juliana Moreno