Green Spring Tennis and Educational Foundation

GSTEF Minutes
Board of Directors Meeting
September 24, 2012

The meeting was called to order at 5:30 and held in the Vice President’s office at GSTC.

In attendance were Rob Carpenter, Lisa Lipira, and Janet Paulsen.

The following was discussed.

A review of the expenses for the year.

The upcoming Fundraiser on Nov. 17th.  Event time TBD, probably 7-11PM.  This year’s theme will be Kickoff the Holiday Season, accentuated by the jingle, Tis the Season to be Generous. Again this year the evening will be highlighted with court play with/against the Hopkins tennis players, promoted by the “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” theme.

Other that was well received last year and will be continued again this year are

Silent Action

Mascot exhibition

Wine and Beer to be included with ticket or as a tasting event…tbd.


In line with the theme of Holidays around the world, have Vodka tasting with Vodkas from around the worlds.

Janet had a meeting earlier in the day to begin the formation of a committee for the event.

Exhibition game seemed to take up a lot of time, shorten or eliminate.


Further discussion was held regarding:

  • Corporate Sponsorships, Janet will follow up on putting together tiered levels for sponsorship…Platinum, Gold Silver. Rob to follow up on creation of letter for donation and sponsorship requests.
  • Grant writing and the need to identify someone to assist with it
  • The need to identify a Board Member replacement for Ex
  • Ravens cheerleader bus stop off during fundraiser?
  • Lisa to coordinate a 50/50 raffle and the selling of blocks for the Ravens/Steelers Game.