NORTH METRO GIRLS HOCKEY
BOOSTER MEETING MINUTES
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Place: Brooklyn Park Community Center
Attendance: North Metro Girls Hockey Parents
Board Members: Brad Therrien, Steve Pederson, Jerry Taffe, Randy Musil,
Myron Cooper and coaches for Varsity.
Meeting was called to order by President Brad Therrien and all parent
introductions were made for those present.
The Player’s book was discussed. It is one of the biggest fund raising
events for the team. Tracy Pederson would like to have the ads in by
November 12th. Discussion of picture day November 12, 2009. Everyone
has to sell at least one ad.
Kathy Cooper and Sherri Wenner explained the Casino fund raising
o Need to check if we can get a key for room after bus returns.
o Event is planned from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM (leave from parking lot
at the BP arena and return back to the parking lot)
o Each family needs to sell 4 tickets each @ $10.00 each
o You can register on-line for Casino bowling or club card.
o Tracy Pederson, Kathy Cooper, Sherri Wenner are bus leaders.
Butter Braids – Raised about $1400.00 – email will be sent out when they
Brad Therrien discussed the donation letters that were mailed out – we
received a call back from the VFW Post in Crystal.
Deb Cole – Reminded everyone that if they wanted to buy Poinsettias that
the form is due back on Friday, November 6th. Money is to be turned in
when picking up the orders on December 2, 2009 at the Brooklyn Park
Community Center. Checks should be made payable to North Metro
Stars. Size - 4.5"= $6.49 ea 6.5"= $12.49 ea 8"= $26.99 ea If you
have questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diane Therrien discussed the “Toys for Tots” event. The girls will bring
their donations to KARE 11 on Wednesday, December 16, 2009.
Possibility to have a bus to take team down to KARE 11, as a group to get
on TV. Can use a “Teddy Bear Toss”.
Discussions of additional duties that need to be filled
o Next Steak Fry is January 31, 2010. Steak Fry Chairman is Walt
Cole. Needs to have an additional coordinator (perhaps parent
from one of the younger players?) _________________
o Youth Night Coordinator _Mike Ach; helpers still needed_
o Coordinators needed for Parent/Senior night on January 16th, 2009
– Kathy Cooper and Sherrie Wenner will chair that event.
Jerry Taffe, Treasurer, gave financial updates.
o We are a few dollars ahead of last year so far in the fundraising
o Funds generated at the steak fry this year were less compared to
last year, however we did sell more Butter Braids this year.
o We generated $4,600 in ads last year for the Player Book.
o We are looking at $400.00 for each family to raise for Booster Club
Fees this year, however, this is still dependant on remaining fund
o Each family is required to sell at least one ad for the Player Book.
Randy Musil discussed Master Player/Parent email address list and
Volunteer home games list.
o Master list emailed out to all parents on record for their review for
any changes or corrections.
o Home game volunteer sheet sent out to all parents on record. All
families need to fill 5 spots for home games, choices emailed back
to Randy on first come first served basis.
o Need some one to Volunteer to take over this duty, ____________
Coach Jack Gravel spoke to the parents. All coaches will return again this
year for JV as well as Varsity.
o The busses will be operating to assist in picking up the girls from
the Park Center and Osseo area only Jr. Highs to bring them to the
arena for practice. Jack will check with schools.
o Varsity Practice will be at the BP Arena and start at 3:45 PM.
o JV girls must go to the arena, dressed, and the bus will bring them
to the Osseo Arena for practice and then return them back to the
o The Varsity and JV girls will participate in the December
tournament Invitational Tournament this year in Eden Prairie on
Monday – December 28th – Wednesday, December 30, 2009.
o There are 42 kids trying out this year. We will keep 4 Goalies and
32 kids, so there will be cuts. The options for the girls that get cut
would be the U-19 program.
o Game days, they will utilize 2 buses. Be on time, and all players
must ride the bus to and from the away games.
o Any issues that arise during the year, it is the players responsibility
to discuss them with their coaches first.
Becky Gravel discussed the Player’s Handbook. It is located on the
website. We will not hand out printed copies this year. Brad Therrien just
emailed this out to everyone. Players and parents are responsible to read
and sign the last page. This must be handed into Becky Gravel before
they can play in the games.
o Becky discussed the Academic policy. Grades with D or F are
critical and players will not be allowed to play.
o Becky will help oversee locker rooms.
Jack Gravel will check with the Athletic Directors to see if there is any
required paperwork needed to maintain the North Metro Girls Co-op
New business---None brought forth by the members
Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 PM by President Brad Therrien.
Randy Musil –
Secretary for North Metro Girls Hockey