February 18th, 2002
Host: Westfield &
Location: Aquaviva Italian Restaurant
Meeting called to order by President Schievella.
President Schievella: acknowledged Father Dave Baratelli for his recent
newspaper article and for all of the work he has done since 9/11/01. President
Schievella also acknowledged the first Italian American Sheriff from Somerset
County Frank Provanzano.
Director Vince Nardone: acknowledged two guest both police officers 1 is
from Wyoming and the other was from Illinois.
Financial Vice President Joe Simonetti gave financial report.
Executive Vice President Sierchio, spoke about the night at the races Thursday
June 27,2002. Tickets are on sale now for $35.00 per person see Ron Sepe
for tickets. Children up to the age of 18 will pay a different price. Tickets
must be bought in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door.
President Schievella spoke about the Awards Beefsteak Dinner coming up
on Saturday June 1st, 2002 at Caldwell College. Any officers looking to
submit an award please go to the web site and download
the application and send it in.
President Schievella, spoke to the membership about Police week in Washington
DC. He advised the membership that there are rooms reserved at the
4 Point Sheridan and to see or contact Rose Minoughan for more information.
The dates are May 13th to the 15th.
President Schievella introduced John Sierchio from Bloomfield Police
he is running for a position on the pension board. The
executive board agreed to endorse John and is asking all members to vote
for him when the ballets come out April 15th, 2002. John gave a short speech
to the membership.
President Schievella, spoke about the convention to Las Vegas August 26th
to the 30th, there are some loose ends. As soon as they firm up all of
the details the membership will be advised.
President Schievella: acknowledged the person of the month Frank Donahhe,
retired Newark Police Officer.
President Schievella thanked all members for attending and closed the meeting.