[Backerfootballboard] Fw: Homecoming Parade

Madeline Brattesani madeline at dcn.org
Fri Aug 29 06:40:48 PDT 2008

I think as a board via e-mail we did approve this request. At any rate, I 
vote to approve it. And I also had allocated funds in the proposed budget 
for it.

See you all tonight!


At 11:07 PM 8/28/2008, Lisa Nelson wrote:
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>Board members -
>Please take a look at this request to match the Cheer Team's $300.    I 
>don't recollect if we approved this money in our budget, but would 
>appreciate it if we all sounded out about it now.    The Cheer team will 
>be there tomorrow at the Scrimmages.   Thanks to everyone who is helping 
>in the many ways we're doing this.   It looks to be a fun event.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:marcibernard at yahoo.com>Marcia Bernard
>To: <mailto:lnel at pacbell.net>Lisa Nelson
>Cc: <mailto:rooneys4 at comcast.net>Julie Rooney
>Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 8:08 PM
>Subject: Re: Homecoming Parade
>Hi Lisa.  We'll wait to hear back from Dan on the trucks, etc.  We need a 
>firm commitment from you guys on the money for homecoming decorations.  I 
>still never heard from you what was decided by Backers.  Can you match our 
>$300?  If we don't have a firm amount, we can't schedule these flatbeds 
>because we can't afford to do the decorating.  We are providing the poster 
>paint, glitter, etc. for the poster party!  PLease let me know soon what 
>amount we can count on.
>Marci Bernard
>----- Original Message ----
>From: Lisa Nelson <lnel at pacbell.net>
>To: Marcia Bernard <marcibernard at yahoo.com>; Dan Gazzanaga 
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>Cc: Julie Rooney <rooneys4 at comcast.net>
>Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 7:59:27 PM
>Subject: Re: Homecoming Parade
>Marcy -
>Thank you for thinking about this, and planning for the trucks.
>This sounds like a good plan.    I just hope it isn't pouring down rain 
>like last year (but that is highly unlikely with the early Homecoming 
>date).   I worry just a bit about safety of these guys when it comes to 
>these flatbeds with no rails.... is there anything to hang onto?  I just 
>don't want anyone falling off a truck.   Any ideas?
>And, I'm iffy on whether to bother with getting the Freshman out from 
>their 3 different schools.   I know the high school gets a 1/2 day, but 
>the Jr. Highs don't.    It's definitely the coaches' call.     I know my 
>freshman son will be upset, but he'll get over it.   Maybe it could 
>somehow be tied to an incentive of how many points they score (or prevent) 
>between now and homecoming?
>  I think we've already got decoration costs, and poster board allocated 
> for this.    You're supplying the paint and glitter for poster-making?
>Have you heard anything about the possibility of a dance?
>  ----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:marcibernard at yahoo.com>Marcia Bernard
>To: <mailto:gazzan at sbcglobal.net>Dan Gazzanaga ; 
><mailto:lnel at pacbell.net>Lisa Nelson
>Cc: <mailto:rooneys4 at comcast.net>Julie Rooney
>Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 7:29 PM
>Subject: Homecoming Parade
>Hi Dan and the Backers,.
>     So a cheer family has tentatively secured a "Double" Semi flatbed for 
> the homecoming Parade.  This includes a driver.  What they would do (if 
> you are on board), is bring the flatbeds into the field area in the 
> morning so that we could get it decorated for the parade.  We would put 
> fringe all around the bottoms, posters all around (to be used in the 
> stadium that afternoon), balloons, pom-poms, etc. etc.  We could put all 
> of Varsity football and cheer on one bed, and Junior Varsity Football and 
> Cheer on the other...around the sides, on a couple of hay bales, and 
> standing).  I'm not sure if they can all fit but I think so.  We have one 
> other family that offered an 8' X 12' flatbed separately.  Do we want 
> that for Frosh?  That isn't very big.  I definitely want your buy in 
> before finalizing these... and we'll need some money for 
> decorations.  What are your thoughts?  Please let me know.  The banner is 
> all set up, hooks in, etc.  It will be up for tomorrow night and it is 
> beautiful.  :)  Marci Bernard
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