“Fun”draising

“Amazing how our Pilot sistas can work hard and still have a big smile on their faces!!!We put the fun in “fun”draising,”  Ann Fox.

Fundraiser Football Ticket Winner!

October  9, 2013

Pilot Club of Cullman presents fundraiser football tickets to winner

Pilot Club of CullmanThe Cullman Times

Thu Oct 10, 2013, 06:54 AM CDT

CULLMAN — Pilot Club of Cullman Fundraising Chair Susan Copeland recently presented two Auburn/Ole Miss football tickets to the raffle drawing winner Tami Todd. The drawing was held Sept. 26. Pilot Club members had only two weeks to sell prior to the Oct. 5 game and raffle ticket sales amounted to $1,415. Proceeds of the ticket sales will go to the club’s brain related projects such as Project Lifesaver, Cullman County Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Field of Miracles, Alzheimer’s Support Group, BrainMinders, Special Olympics and the Pilot Light Home.

Rummage Sale!

Pilot Club of Cullman

Where:       Cullman County Fairgrounds

When:         Friday, October 18

                             7AM- 4 PM                                       

                     Saturday, October 19

                              7AM- 2PM

Proceeds of the rummage sale will go to the club’s brain related projects such as:

  • Project Lifesaver,
  • Cullman County Center for the Developmentally Disabled,
  • Field of Miracles,
  • Alzheimer’s Support Group,
  • BrainMinders,
  • Special Olympics and
  • The Pilot Light Home.

October Meeting

Dear Pilot Club Sisters,

 The Membership Committee has a treat in store for you through the October Program CELEBRATING FOUNDERS MONTH.  Help us CELEBRATE by:

  1. ATTENDING
  2.  Bring a Prospective Member (This is a great meeting to invite someone you believe will be a great addition to our group).
  3.  DRESSING IN YOUR FAVORITE COSTUME FOR ANY ERA BEGINNING IN THE 1920’S TO THE PRESENT. 

       THE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE IS GIVING A $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM HOBBY LOBBY FOR THE MOST UNUSUAL COSTUME.  THE WINNER WILL BE SELECTED BY EACH OF YOU VOTING ON THE COSTUME YOU THINK IS BEST.    WHAT FUN!

The Program is entitled “EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT PILOT”

 The program features the following:

                            ~    Pearl Sparks, Founder…………….by Cala Warhurst

                            ~    Carol Garrett, Charter Member, Pilot Club of Cullman

                            ~    Beverly Wilkerson, Past Chair Pilot Light Home

Carol is sharing Pilot Club of Cullman History by displaying past year’s Scrapbooks.  A special table is designated for this, so come early or stay late to look over the remarkable things past members have accomplished through Friendship and Service in Cullman County.

DECORATIONS: VINTAGE TABLEWEAR, WHICH IS JUST OVER THE TOP, BY OUR HEATHER BRANCH AND THE HOSTESS COMMITTEE; YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THE VISION OF THIS ROOM.    LET’S REMEMBER WHEN!

CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT ALL OF YOU ARE WEARING ON OCTOBER 8TH!  Don’t forget to respond to the PHONE TREE CALL to confirm your attendance.

Blessing,

FROM YOUR MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE AND OCTOBER HOSTESS

Lunch Bunch

There will be no Lunch Bunch in October.

Football Raffle

Thank you Pilot Sisters,

     YOU are AWESOME! In only TWO WEEKS time you sold tickets to the amount of  $1,415. You made this fundraiser a very successful one in short, record time!
      Treasurer Joyce Black has already made the deposit. Thank you so much Joyce for handling the sales through Smith Farms. 

      The ticket was drawn by Keelen Banks, Rumors employee. The lucky winner is Tami Todd whose ticket was sold to her by Pilot Susan Copeland!!!
       Thanks again to Curtis Mize for donating the tickets and to Shirley Bonner for procuring them. Thanks also for my wonderful raffle ticket committee Peggy Day, Joyce Black and Cheryl Bryan.  Gratefully Yours, Beverly

Pilot Club Lunch Bunch

Pilot Club Lunch Bunch met on Thursday, September 19, at Morningside Assisted Living

 

Project Lifesaver

The Project Lifesaver Board met on Monday, August 19, 2013, at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office.  There are now 22 clients in the program.  Capt. Blackwood conducted training for 5 Cullman Police Dept. Officers, giving a total of 9 Police Officers and 19 Sheriff’s Deputies certified for the Search and Rescue Team.  Four wristband transmitters are not working and needed replacing.  The board voted to purchase 4 new improved wristband transmitters, at a cost of $1437.97, that comes with a year’s supply of 60 day batteries and a range of over 1 mile.  Andy Wray made a presentation to Alacare Home Health which resulted with 2 new clients.  All Home Health Agencies will be contacted for presentations.  The Project Lifesaver Program/Pilot Club will have an exhibit booth at the County Fair, Sept. 12 – 23.  The Sheriff’s Office and Police Dept. will coordinate staffing the booth along with the Pilot Club.  The next meeting will be Monday, October 21, 2013, 4:30 pm at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office.

Pecan Sales

Committee members – Peggy Harris- Chair, Ann Fox – Co-Chair, Gail Gray, Beverly Wilkerson, Peggy Day, Sandra McCluskey, Valerie Dotson, Joyce Black and Susan Copeland – Fundraising Division Chair.

The Pecan Sales Fundraiser is off to a great start. Priesters’ has confirmed that the PRICES ARE THE SAME AS LAST YEAR, as we will be selling our pecans for $12 for each 1 lb bag.  Peggy Harris, Chair and Ann Fox, Co-Chair, met, August 20, to

propose a Plan of Action, forms for ordering and recording, and Protocol for Pilots on receiving and returning pecans.  The committee met on August 29 to review and approve the Plan of Action, forms and Protocol. The Pecan Sales Order Form was emailed and mailed to members on August 29 with orders due by September 10 either by email or at Pilot Club meeting.  All Pilots are being asked to order at least 15 bags.  Pecan Sales will begin as soon as pecans are received in October until the January 14th Pilot Club meeting.

Pecans will be shipped to Smith’s Farm and the committee will assemble orders for each Pilot.  Vendor Pecan Sales will be conducted during Christmas in Cullman on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3. Thanks to Rick Fox, Co Pilot of Ann, for his expert assistance in developing the forms we are using.

Community Participation by Pilot Club at Farm Fest

Fun was had by all at Cullman’s Farm Fest.  Peggy Harris, Cheryl and John Bryan, Nancy Moore, and Valerie Dotson were “assistants” to top chefs from Birmingham at the Festhalle.  Pilot Club members helped with preparation of samples and giving out the samples to audience.  Food was delicious and all members learned some great food tips