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Recreation Committee Update, Events Planned For December


DENVILLE, NJ-- The Denville Recreation Committee met on Nov. 4 for a routine meeting. The members began their meeting with a thank you letter from the seniors for the  senior social Halloween dance that was earlier this month.

With all correspondence accounted for, each member of the committee brought up their liason reports. Council liason Chris Golinski noted that the striping of the parking lot at Veteran's Field is underway and should be completed in the coming weeks. Hub Soccer President and Recreation Committee member Don Casse brought up that winter soccer registration is underway. PAL Basketball and Little League are also taking registration forms. 

Don Bogardus, Recreation Director, reminded the committee that all financial hardship cases can be discussed with someone on the board for each program. For example, a parent can go to a basketball board member if their child wishes to play basketball but the family is facing a financial hardships. All cases are heard and approved on a case by case basis.

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Some upcoming events in Denville will be focused around the nearby holiday season. On Dec. 14, the recreation department will be holding their popular Santa Calls. Santa Calls will begin around 6:00 p.m. for all the registered families. The recreation department also will be holding a holiday lighting contest. Members of the committee will judge entries for the lighting contest on Dec. 16. 

Denville will also be holding a ski program. The entire cost is dependent on what the resident chooses. For more info, contact Don Bogardus. The senior socials for Nov. and Dec. are being held on Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. The Nov. senior social will be centered around a Thanksgiving focus. 

The committee also discussed the success of the Denville Scary House judging. All the members of the committee were pleased with the decorations. All the prizes have been awarded and the committee sent it's congratulations to the winners. 

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