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Time to gather for a holiday potluck and elections!

Updated: Nov 30, 2022

Potluck and elections moved to Dec. 14, 2022

The annual Holiday potluck will be held Dec. 14, 2021 from 6:30pm-9pm, and will kick off with the annual election of Board of Directors, followed by our usual festive White Elephant gift exchange.


For the election each member in good standing present will be given a QR code for a ballot, or a paper ballot. Voting can take place during the potluck. Votes will be tallied and the results will be announced.


For the White Elephant gift exchange each player brings one wrapped gift to contribute to a common pool of presents. Everyone draws a number from a basket and when their number comes up they are allowed to choose a gift from the unwrapped gifts, or steal from a previous player. Once a gift has been "stolen" twice it can no longer be taken by a subsequent player. To keep things fun, there is a $15 limit on gifts, and you don't need to purchase something new. You can regift that ugly sweater you got last Christmas if you like. Kids are welcome to participate, but be sure to explain the rules of the game so there are no hurt feelings.


Potluck/Election Details

6:30 -7:00 pm check-in and sign guest book. Members who paid their annual dues by March 31, 2022 will be given a QR code for online voting, or a paper ballot if preferred.


7:00 - 7:30pm Bring a dish to share and reconnect with friends and neighbors.

During dinner, nominations will be taken, and candidates will make short informal remarks. Members in good standing can mark their ballots.


7:45 pm Results of voting announced


7:45pm - 9pm White Elephant gift exchange


In all, there are 6 board positions up for election this year:

  • President (1 year term)

  • Vice President (1 year term)

  • Secretary (1 year term)

  • Treasurer (1 year term)

  • 1 Regular Trustee (2 year term)

  • 1 Trustees at-large (1 year term)

Eligibility

According to the club's bylaws all members who have paid dues by March 31 of the current year and who have participated in at least one club activity during the year are members in good standing and eligible to serve on the board and vote in the election.


Thus far nominations include:

  • Nick Freeman, president

  • Fernell Miller for Vice President,

  • David Evans, Treasurer,

  • Will French, Secretary,

  • Michael O'Leary for Trustee-at-large,

  • Regular Trustee (2 yr) Open


There is still time to nominate someone for the Kenmore Community Club Board.

If you think you want to jump in and get involved in this vibrant community club, fill out a nomination form.


Nominations are accepted throughout the month of November and up to Dec. 14 at the potluck. The election will be held Dec. 14, 2022. See the blog post on nominations for how to nominate yourself or a fellow member for the board.


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