BINGO

Upcoming Bingos for 2017

Monday, May 1st 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7th 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m
Friday, July 28th  4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.
Monday, August 14th 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m

Bingo Committee Request

One of our long standing members, Bill Fleming, is stepping down from the Bingo Committee after serving more than 20 years on this committee. We were very fortunate to have Bill serve in this capacity and the committee will miss him. We’ll see Bill on the diamonds this year; he plays in the Green Division. The Committee has always had 3 permanent members, Jim Bridge, our WECSSO treasurer, Bill Fleming and Jack Gibbons who have attended every bingo assignment ( 10 a year).  Bill and Jack have done book sales with Jim, the administrator. A fourth person is also required to handle payouts. Various members have volunteered to do this part-time as needed. We need your Help. Without the bingos which bring in $12,000 – $14,000 every year, your cost to play ball would increase significantly.

What we are looking for: Two members that are willing to come on the Committee to be a regular member who would be trained in selling books and would rotate in with Jack Gibbons. They would only have to work 5 bingos. They would be required to come in 1 1/2 – 2 hrs before a bingo session ( to prepare and set up) and remain until the end.  For a 3 session bingo (10:00 am, 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm), a regular member would come in at 8:30 and stay until 4:30 pm. If we had more than 2 come forth to serve in this capacity, that would be great and an assignment schedule could be set up.  WE NEED YOU. A group of volunteers (no maximum number) willing to be called to work on payout, which only involves paying out wins for a given bingo. These members come in 1/2 hr before a bingo session starts and usually leave 1 hr earlier compared to a regular committee member. At times we have used 2 members if one can’t stay for the all the sessions. We are going to give each member that volunteers to work a session (2hrs) a $20 honorarium.

If you are willing to be  a part of the regular Committee or willing to be included in the group of payout volunteers, please contact Jim Bridge: 519 – 969-9029 or Brian Adlam: 519-735-5438We can’t emphasize this any more other than to say if we don’t get the volunteers, then we will have no bingos and thus most likely, no baseball.

Thank you for your consideration, The Bingo Committee

2017/2018 Windsor Best Seller Books Now Available

The new Windsor Best Seller books are ready to be picked up or delivered. They are good immediately and will be in effect until March 1 of 2018. The old books are also still in effect until March 1 of 2017. Anyone who takes advantage of buying a new book soon will have the opportunity to also receive one of the old books (it is still good for 5 months) absolutely free of charge for every new book that they buy. That way, if you and a friend (who does not have a book) wish to go to a restaurant together, you will now have an extra coupon for them to use. The new book this year also has several absolutely free items (no purchase required). If you use only the free items, that, alone, should pay for the book. If you are a golfer, there are a number of golf related coupons such as two for one green fees, mini golf and driving range. The new books are now $40.00 a piece and will benefit our retirees baseball group along with any other group that is affiliated with WECSSO. If you wish to purchase a book we have three locations throughout the city and county. You can call Phil Ochs at 519-800-6944 or email at “phildiane@hotmail.com” for a McGregor pickup, call Marilyn Portt at 969-0693 for a South Windsor pickup or contact Brian and Mary Ann Adlam (519-735-5438) or (b_adlam@hotmail.com) for an east end pickup.

Consider these as gifts for almost any occasion. They are great for those professionals that you do not know what to get them (hairstylist, masseuse, teachers, and more). They make wonderful Christmas Gifts.

This past year, we made approximately $1700.00 for WECSSO.